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The 2015-16 endowed scholarship application period for the School of Humanities and Sciences is now open!

Applications for general H&S scholarships and scholarships by field, must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, March 13.

For questions, please contact Dylan Schoch at or (607) 274-1375.


The HSHP Endowed Scholarships online application process will open 5 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2015. Current students can apply for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year by accessing the scholarships page on the HSHP community website located here. The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, March 9, 2015. All applications must be received online. No hardcopies (paper) will be accepted.



This year the Office of Residential Life will be piloting a selection process to allow individual rising junior and senior students ( or groups of rising junior and senior students who cannot fill an entire apartment) to select housing in the Circle Apartments if there are open apartments following traditional group selection. 


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2 in 3 employers say relevant work experience and interview performance are the most important factors in hiring (well ahead of academic performance). 

In this article in SH101:

  • Watch student's videos (Interntips, Three Ps, and Extend your reach)
  • Read Q&A regarding internships
  • Learn 5 steps to an intriguing internship and & how they apply to two examples: An artsy business student and a green PR student 

Here's the link:


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Are you interested in studying abroad? IES Abroad is one of Ithaca College's current affiliated study abroad providers.  An IES representative will be on campus thisThursday, February 12, 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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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost, International Studies.

Music majors who are interested in learning more about the ICNYC program are invited to attend an information session on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:00 noon in Whalen Room 3320.

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 Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

Volunteering is fun,

So join the Service Saturdays crew!

Celebrate February 14th by volunteering in your local community and helping out with some FUN events and IMPORTANT causes.

Students can choose to volunteer at one of these awesome sites:

·         Cayuga Ridge Extended Care

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

Service Saturdays is your opportunity to make a difference the fun and easy way!

For more information on this event, and to SIGN UP, click HERE!

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Contributed on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President of Information Technology Services 

Please stop by Klingenstein Lounge this evening between 6:00pm - 7:00pm and have a bite to eat and share your thoughts on topics such as: Sakai, Homer, Classrooms, Labs, Computer Repairs, Residence Halls and more.

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What's the difference between stress, anxiety, and anxiety disorder? 

Read "Don't Panic" in SH101:

  • Click on interactive tools to learn more about anxiety
  • Read stories about personal experiences 
  • Watch videos to get some tips on how to stress less 

Check it out here:


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Come with us to Ecuador!

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 02/10/2015 

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 Come and learn about Health Care and Culture, a short term study abroad experience planned for this summer in Ecuador.


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The benefits of your participation in this study will be in the contribution made to the understanding of peer victimization experiences among LGBTQ college students. (From: Theresa E. Bhoopsingh, M.S.Ed., NCSP)

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The Phillips Hall Post Office and the Circle Apartment's Mail rooms will be open on Saturday 2/14/15 from 11am-4pm for package pick up. 

We are antipating a large number of Saturday guaranteed deliveries of flowers and other items from your sweethearts, friends and families.
Check your email for that special delivery that may arrive on Saturday!



Sign up now on HOMER for a 1 credit mini course. Courses start March 16th (Block II).  Students in each of these courses attend films and participate in events offered by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. FLEFF is sponsored by Ithaca College. More info about the Festival is available at The festival runs from April 6-12, 2015. Course descriptions are below.

  1. A Choice of Words is A Choice of Worlds: Projected Fears and American Culture
  2. Political Habitats: Narrative Film as Activism
  3. Locked-Up: Prison as Habitat in Film and Television
  4. Where on Earth?! Geographies of Space and Place in Environmental Film
  5. Human Domination of Nature
  6. Global Habitats, National Cinema in the Era of Globalization
  7. Habitats: Geography is Health Destiny


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Stress is something that everyone experiences, especially in college. There is positive stress (which can help your performance in a sport's game or help you finish that paper that's due in an hour) and then there is negative stress (which can cause physical, emotional, and or mental harm). 

Take a look at the newest issue of SH101:

  • See what students have to say about shaking off stress
  • Read articles about physical activity, nutrition, relationships, mental health, and much more!

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For the 25th anniversary of Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College we are sponsoring a contest for Ithaca College students to help envision the future of technology. Participants working in teams of up to 5 people will prepare a presentation of their view on the future of technology, and the first place group can win up to a $375 gift certificate to the Ithaca College Bookstore.

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Did you know that IC offers two graduate programs in education, both designed to prepare academically-talented college graduates for careers as teachers?


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Health Care and Culture Short Term Study Abroad Experience: Informational Meeting

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Spend your Valentine’s Day volunteering with Service Saturdays this February 14th!


Spread the love by volunteering in your local community and helping out at one of these awesome sites:

·         Cayuga Ridge Extended Care

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

Service Saturdays is your opportunity to make a difference the fun and easy way!

For more information on this event, and to SIGN UP, click HERE!

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Want to learn more about nutrition, physical activity, technology, relationships, and much more? 

What's inside February's issue of SH101

  • Fellow IC student's videos about how they "shake off stress"
  • Your Path to Fitness: Which workout works today? 
  • Nutrition Decoded: Answers to your dietary dilemmas 
  • Thumbs Doing All the Talking?: Six ways to manage your messaging 

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Apartment Housing Selection

Contributed by Linda Koenig on 02/05/2015 

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Don’t forget!  Apartment housing Selection for the 2015-2016 academic year has begun.  Groups of students with an average of 2.2+ completed semesters by fall 2014 are eligible to log onto HomerConnect  and try to select a Circle or Garden apartments. 

Apartments require sufficient applicants to completely fill all spaces within the apartment. Group captains only should log into HomerConnect to select a space for your entire group. Please see our housing timeline at for detailed information.

Apartment Housing selection dates are listed below.

Questions can be directed to



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