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 If you are interested in becoming part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in 2015, which runs here on campus and downtown at Cinemapolis, you have three options, depending on what year you are and your level of prior FLEFF experience. 


BLOGGER (three credit seminar; sophomore, junior and seniors only; prior FLEFF experience; may be taken as an honors seminar for qualified students, application required)

INTERN (one credit practicum; sophomore, junior, seniors only; requires FESTIVAL course or mini course or prior FLEFF intern experience; application required)

JUNIOR FELLOW (one credit liberal arts immersion in the festival; open to anyone; strongly recommended for first year students; just register for the GCOM course during registration).

More on FLEFF and internship/blogger applications here:


Students are encouraged to make a difference during Fall Break! Meet new people and do a bit of traveling for very little money

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Did you know going to college is associated with a decline in healthy behaviors?

In this article, "Desirable Habits", you can learn more about:

  • The science of healthy habits
  • The technology of healthy habits
  • The habits students want most 
  • Systems for your self-transformation

Check out this article and many more in September's Issue of Student Health 101


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Is your leadership library looking a little barren? If so, then the Student Leadership Institute is here to help! Here are some new and exciting sessions that will be happening next week.

Please remember to sign up at least 48 hours in advance. If you can no longer attend a session please click ‘no’ to un-RSVP or email in order to open up your spot to another student.

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Date: Wednesday, September 17

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Location: Textor Hall Auditorium, Room 102, Ithaca College

Cost: FREE 

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The Study Abroad Ice Cream Social  will be held Monday, September 29, 6:00-7:00, in the Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center. You will have the chance to hear from and ask questions of lots of IC students who have studied abroad in locations all across the globe, all while eating make-your-own sundaes!

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Are you interested in studying abroad? IES (The Institute for the International Education of Students) is one of Ithaca College's current affiliated study abroad providers.  An IES representative will be on campus this Thursday, September 18, 12:10-1:00, in Textor 101 to meet with students and provide further information about the IES study abroad options. A free pizza lunch will be provided!

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CMA EDU is the Country Music Association’s college outreach and business development program. CMA EDU’s primary focus is to educate college students on career opportunities within the music and entertainment industries. Each semester CMA EDU invites industry professionals including artists as guest speakers to their respective campuses. Industry speakers share their insights into the field, discuss current industry trends and impart concrete advice on how to successful pursue and excel in a music business career. 

During the semester our members can participate in local field trips, skype with industry professionals, conduct projects created by CMA, and participate in volunteer opportunities all while building our network and gaining professional experience. Meetings will be once a month.

 Available officer positions are VP of Membership and VP of Finance.

To apply for an officer position, please send an email to Christie at explaining why you would be the right fit for the position. We also need 3 more members.


If you have recently lost something, please come by The Information Desk in the Campus Center and see if we have it.  We have items ranging from clothing, keys, planners, phones, etc.

If we do not have your lost item, please check with Public Safety as they also have a lost and found service. 

In the event that you find something that someone has lost, please bring it to the Information Desk so we can return the item to its owner.

The 2014 Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) will be held on October 31-November 2. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group, as well as in smaller, informal conversations.

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John Mullineaux, ‘71
Director, Central American Relief Efforts (CARE)

Come and learn about humanitarian efforts on healthcare and education-based projects in southern Honduras.

September 23, 12:10 p.m., CNS 115

Food will be provided.

CARE provides medical assistance to rural communities in southwest Honduras.  This assistance is provided primarily by trips undertaken by college students mostly in January or during Spring Break.  These students assist local doctors we contact with for the duration of the trip.  

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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Our plane is scheduled to leave from JFK on January 4, 2015. The trip is 10 days, which leaves you time to extend and stay in Israel or Europe while you are already there, and come back in time for the Spring Semester!

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 Are you looking for something exciting and meaningful to do over fall break?

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How to transition into a victorious school year...

  • Meet someone new
  • Take breaks
  • Reach out
  • Rule the year

Get more transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor in the article, "Smart Start"!

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Students from the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance will have the chance learn more about the ICNYC program this week. 

Associate Dean Margaret Arnold will host an ICNYC informational session Thursday, September 18 at 12:10 p.m. in Hill Center G-75. During the meeting, Arnold will give an overview of the program, discuss opportunities for students in different programs, and answer questions about enrollment for the upcoming semester.

For more information or to apply to study in New York City, visit the ICNYC website or contact Margaret Arnold.

Have you ever had a question about race but were unsure about how to ask? How is racism recognized? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your life and the lives of others? How do you cope with the effects? Who do you believe needs to assume responsibility for eliminating racism?

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Please join the A.G.E.S. and the Gerontology Institute Team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 28, 2014 at Cass Park here in Ithaca, NY.

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Date: Wednesday, September 17


Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Location: Textor Hall Auditorium, Room 102, Ithaca College

Cost: FREE

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The 13th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) for Ithaca College students will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2014. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group. There will also be an opportunity to connect in smaller, informal groups.

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The Wild Rockies Field Institute (WRFI) offers extraordinary experiences for students wanting an educational adventure. WRFI courses, which can be taken for college credit through the University of Montana, explore the cultural, political and natural histories of some of North America’s most interesting and beautiful landscapes. WRFI courses integrate traditional academics with field studies, service projects, and meetings with government officials and community members to encourage creative and critical thinking, thoughtful dialog, and exploration of diverse perspectives. The courses help students develop a personal land ethic and a powerful sense of place, as well.

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