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September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to remind you of some of the resources available to you through our office.

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Career Services regrets to announce that the employer information session by the Frontier Project, scheduled for 5:00 p.m. this evening (Monday, September 22), has been postponed.  We are working with them to reschedule the visit for another time in the semester and will announce the new date as soon as it is known.

Don't worry! IC's Office of Alumni Relations is here to help. We're pleased to invite you to join John Fracchia, associate director of the Office of Career Services, on Wednesday, September 24, for a free webinar titled "Authentic Networking: Strategies for Building Effective Professional Relationships."

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Office of International Programs want to invite you to meet students who studied during the last academic year in a Spanish speaking country.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in studying abroad in the Spring or in the near future. Returning students will share information regarding their programs and will make special mention of their academic and social experience. There will be time for questions and answers. 

We are planning this event for Tuesday, September 23rd at 12:10 at the Language and Cultural Exchange Center (Job Hall 209).  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Prof. Gladys Varona-Lacey (  Pizza will be served.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Tina Bennett at or (607) 274-3200. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that IC alumna, Nicole Garramond will visit campus to conduct an information session about The Frontier Project and to speak about opportunities that they have available. She will also be holding open hours to meet with students.

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ShortLine/Coach USA offers direct bus service to the Boston area for Ithaca College fall and thanksgiving breaks.  Book early!  Only one bus is available and when it's full - it's full.

They also offer regular Friday night direct service to the NYC/Long Island area.

For more information:

Only Fall break information is posted at this point - but watch this same website after Fall Break for information about the Thanksgiving Break bus.

Want to learn about sustainable ecotourism while traveling in Costa Rica? Listen to howler monkeys and see exotic plants and wildlife? Assist in a turtle conservation program? Take RLS 27700 Ecotourism and Natural Resource Management - FA14 Block II with a January trip to Costa Rica! Info session Tuesday, September 23, 12:15-1 in Smiddy 325.




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Kai Wise, Admissions Advisor

Bastyr University is the largest university for natural health science. This university offers degree and certificate programs in fields such as naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and whole-food nutrition

 Come and learn about the opportunities it has to offer!

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Steve Gold, founder of Cluck Inc. and father of current Ithaca student, Austin Gold, is coming to the Park School along with Jen Eagan, Ithaca College ’14, to present a contest to the student body.

Cluck Inc. is the parent company of Cluck ‘n Moo™ Burgers, which are a blend of antibiotic-free and hormone-free chicken and grass-fed beef. Steve and Jen are asking students to create an interactive social media campaign promoting healthy eating using the Cluck ‘n Moo™ brand characters.

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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:


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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