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We’re excited for our last Service Saturday and you should be too! Join us on April 18th for Volunteer Appreciation Day and enjoy a complimentary breakfast along with the chance to win a variety of gift cards.

It’s your last chance to volunteer with Service Saturday so make sure you sign up for one of these awesome sites:

Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course

Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

IC -South Hill Clean Up

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THIS FRIDAY the 17th...
11:00am - 2:00pm
Fitness Center Quad
(rain: Emerson Suites)


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ICIC 12000-02 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Mindfulness

Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5:15, Oct. 19 – Nov. 18

Hormoz Movasagghi & Jason Hamilton

CRN 23336

Deeply rooted in Eastern philosophy of Buddhism, mindfulness, or total focus on one's mind, actions, and present moment has received widespread attention in recent years for its positive results and potentials across a wide spectrum of fields from neurosciences and psychology, to athletic performance and chronic pain management, to leadership and creativity, among others.

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"Finding our voice and autonomy in sexual encounters -- and life -- means identifying and learning to honor our own needs and desires, as well as other people's."

In this article in SH101

  • Learn 3 vital steps to knowing your sexual self
  • Discover how enthusiastic consent exposes sexual assault perpetrators 
  • Read 9 ways to reach sexual empowerment 
  • and much more...

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How to find FALL 2015 Salsa and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

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In just a few days the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian Film Festival will launch its free and open to the public film festival starting April 20th through April 24th. You may have seen our t-shirts around campus. Now you can purchase one of your own.

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Couldn't get into Academic Writing 10600 this year? Is your spring course schedule looking a bit congested right now?

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Since this Service Saturday is Volunteer Appreciation Day, enjoy a delicious breakfast with us on April 18th! You’ll also have the chance to win a variety of gift cards just for participating.

Celebrate our last event by volunteering in the local community and helping out at one of these awesome sites:

Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course

Finger Lakes ReUse Center

IC-South Hill Clean Up

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ICIC 12000-01 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Efficiency, Productivity, and Permission to Waste

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-5:15, Sept. 1 – Oct. 1

Barbara Adams & Paula Turkon

CRN 23335

How much does efficiency matter in an endeavor – whether sport or agribusiness, microbiology or filmmaking? Does efficiency always yield productivity? and is productivity necessarily the goal? Does nature itself privilege these concepts? Is it ever acceptable to waste time, money, and resources? Through classtime interviews with professionals and experts from a wide range of fields, this course asks students to explore these concepts.

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"Instead of highlighting and underlining material -- which studies suggest does not boost learning or test performance -- come at it actively."

In the article in SH101

  • Learn about short-term fixes for when your test is next week
  • And long-term fixes for when life is a series of tests 
  • Watch videos of students give their views ("the writing game", "5 testing tips", and "what r the 3 r's?")
  • Discover the app that blocks online distractions

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With one week to go before the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival, you can own a piece of history. The IC Asian American Alliance will be selling IPAAFF t-shirts at the Campus Center on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week. Shirts will sell for $15! Proceeds go directly to IPAAFF.

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Ask Big Questions (ABQ), a non-denominational fellowship in campus,  will host a campus-wide conversation regarding sexual assault.

It is a first of a kind, student-led attempt to have a facilitated conversation for students, faculty and staff around the table.

This event will open with a reception at Emerson Lounge.

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War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.  

Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts,  - Social Sciences,

Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future 

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at or 274-1312

The College has recently learned that the convenient fingerprinting machine that is normally brought to campus will be discontinued after this summer, and there will be a new process (likely one that requires travel, perhaps extensive travel, to a different location) for fingerprinting beginning Fall 2015. Given this knowledge, we are encouraging all our undergraduate teaching option majors to complete the fingerprinting process this semester, before these changes take place

This semester's on-campus fingerprinting opportunity will be Tuesday, April 21st. You may sign up for an appointment for your fingerprinting by visiting the Education Department office (194 Phillips Hall) and signing up for a time on the sheets posted to the glass wall outside our conference room. Just ask any one of us, and we'll help you find the right place to sign up!

2nd year students- how was your year? Come share your experiences with the Student Leadership Institute (SLI). We will have free Pizza and Wings for all students that participate. 

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It’s Service Saturday’s very special Volunteer Appreciation Day! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and chance to win a variety of gift cards at our event on April 18th.

Come celebrate the very last Service Saturday of the year by heading into the Ithaca community and volunteering at one of the following sites:

  • Ithaca Children’s Garden Tough Turtle Obstacle Course
  • Finger Lakes ReUse Center
  • IC South Hill Clean Up

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ICIC 14000 Character—Developing habits for good. How can we best serve society? By each and every day making choices that do good for others as well as ourselves. The content and development of character are explored through a series of challenging activities and assignments. Tools for examining and intentionally altering patterns of thought and action to better serve society are introduced. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA. (F,S)

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How important is exercise to well-being, health, and lifespan? 

Find out in SH101 and learn:

  • How exercise is saving students' lives 
  • The 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

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In this month's issue, be sure to look at:

  • Test Better (How to remember that stuff you forget)
  • Personal Mixology (Your body, your life, your limits)
  • True Grit (How to push through and move forward)
  • and many more! 

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Ithaca College students can secure a Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival five pass for screenings and events at Cinemapolis for the low price of $20.  

That's $4 a film, for films you can't see anywhere else. Many are US or Upstate Premieres.

Passes available today at the Ithaca College Bookstore. Over the weekend, passes available at the Cinemapolis Box Office.

Over 40 screenings at Cinemapolis alone, most with filmmakers, directors, writers, distributors.

All screenings except the 9:00 screenings feature moderated post-screening discussion!

Join us in FLEFF's 2015 HABITAT!


For a full festival schedule and bios of guests, check us out at

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Personal Essay

WRTG 20500-01 / CRN10098 (May 26-June 26)

This course engages you in writing essays based on analysis of your experiences, ideas, and feelings. Emphasis is placed on narrative, descriptive, and organizational techniques, as well as development of style. Readings will deepen your understanding of your own life and provide models for creative interpretations of your own experience.



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