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Be part of a growing movement of students making a real difference. 

ASB is a week-long, service immersion program held in March that gives students the chance to gain personal and professional growth through direct volunteer experience and place-based learning. Participants are be selected to join one of the five trip locations on the east coast during spring break.

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LEAVE YOUR MARK!

Apply to be a participant in one of this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips in March 2015.  ASB is a program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs that provides service opportunities for students who successfully apply for participation at one of the five sites across the eastern United States. ASB is the best opportunity to make a difference and challenge yourself to become a better team player.

Learn more about these five awesome destinations HERE!

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"Depression is like a smoke that surrounds you. it makes every one of your passions & brightest qualities hazy."

In this article in SH101, learn...

  • About a student's struggle with depression 
  • What depression is and its causes
  • The symptoms
  • Treatment options and more

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

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The staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services knows that being back at home can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. And some students may believe this particular break is a good time to come out to family and friends. Coming out is a highly individual, personal process. Only you can know when and whether it's the right time for you. The basic resources section of the LGBT Center website includes specific resources for you, your family, and friends, about coming out - whether you decide to do so this week, or at any other time of the year that's right for you. The Thanksgiving break resources page includes additional helpful information including how to find the nearest LGBT community center to your home community, national hotline information, and more. Resources are also always available from the LGBT Center, throughout the academic year. Wishing you a safe and happy Thanksgiving break!

CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000: Introduction to Communication and Culture" as an online course during the Winter Session (Jan 05- Jan 16). This course fulfills liberal arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number CLTC 10000 for Winter 2015 term on Homerconnect.

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Ever dream of producing your own show? Why not propose a new show for ICTV's Spring 2015 semester!

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Looking for a social science perspective on Mind, Body, and Spirit?  There are seats available in a new section of CMST 14900, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication.   It meets 11:00 - 11:50 MWF, and there are no prerequisites.  CRN - 43905.  

 Applications are now being accepted for the Linden Award for Learning Portfolio Excellence. This award is open to seniors who best demonstrate through their learning portfolios what they have learned in their college experience and what connections they draw among different elements of their Ithaca College education, presented in a form that effectively communicates to an external audience.

This award recognizes electronic portfolios that tell the student’s story, creating a platform for future iterations as learning continues through life. Portfolios will exemplify integrative thinking, critical and analytical problem solving and reflective learning outcomes, as created by students who have sought guidance and mentoring from Ithaca College alumni. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Jay and Judith Linden. For the 2014-15 competition, three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $3,000 for the best portfolio and $1,500 for each of the two runners-up.

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Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 2 training sessions on December 2nd and 4th to teach students the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. 

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Be BOLD!

Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/19/2014 

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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"Sexual assault and abuse survivors who receive positive social support are less likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse issues."

In this interactive article in SH101, "Profile of a Friend", you can click on the various elements to learn about: 

  • What not to do
  • Your approach
  • Reporting
  • Available resources
  • and more

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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Seats are available in three courses this spring to help first-year and sophomore students get the most out of IC. All are listed in Homer under Interdisciplinary Studies Programs.

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The Center for Academic Advancement announces that the following offices will have limited drop-in availability during Thanksgiving Break:

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If you will be studying abroad in the winter or spring of 2015 on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program, and you have not yet met an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork, please be sure to schedule an appointment ASAP. In addition to meeting with an adviser in the OIP, all students going abroad on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program must attend two study abroad orientations.

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Seats are still available for the spring 2015 semester in a number of newly designated  ICC courses.

ICC Identities Theme:
ARTH28300  American Visual Culture: 1690-1960 (CA)
ENGL21900 Shakespeare (HM)
THEA19601 The Others: Class, Race, and Gender in Drama and Performance (CA, HM)

ICC Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation Theme:
ENGL21900 Shakespeare (HM)

ICC Power and Justice Theme:
THEA19601 The Others: Class, Race, and Gender in Drama and Performance (CA, HM)

ICC Capstone:
MGMT42100 Strategic Management

To register or obtain full course information, go to HomerConnect.

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Are you looking to do something exciting next summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During Summer 2015, we will be offering a variety of programs across the globe. Summer study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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Our partners at Zimride by Enterprise are giving away an iPad Mini, FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards!  Post a ride in November and be automatically entered to win. 

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 Looking for a fun and enriching way to start your fall semester?

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