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Mail Rooms are closed during the summer (Circles is partially open).

Students moving out of Ithaca for the summer will have unclaimed mail and packages forwarded home after Fri May 27. Any mail or packages received after this date will be forwarded home as well. (NOTE: Only US Mail can be forwarded at no cost. All other carriers require additional payment to ship packages to a new address. Contact us if you need assistance doing this).

Circles residents may still receive mail in their mailboxes up to the July 7 move out date. Packages are available to pick up from Phillips Hall Post Office until this date.

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 OSEMA is seeking one student who is already approved by the office of risk management to drive college vehicles to participate in a week-long volunteer trip to Acadia National Park in Maine. The trip will be from Saturday, May 14 to Saturday, May 21.

There will be zero cost associated with your trip!!! You only need to assist with the driving.

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The end of the semester is in sight... which means you'll be moving out sooner than you know. Help us reduce the amount of waste that heads to the landfill from Ithaca College!

Once again, Take It Or Leave It (TIOLI) bins will be in the lounges in the dorms during all of finals week for you to donate whatever you don't want that's in usable condition rather than throwing it in the dumpster before you move out. You can also take anything you like from the bins! 

Here is a sampling of stuff to drop in the bins to be reused:

LOTS of Clothing
Desk lamps
Trash cans
Kitchen supplies
Reusable coffee mugs
Reusable water bottles
Reusable shopping bags
Chairs
Mirrors
Plastic organizers
Shower caddies
Tupperware
Cork/White boards
Holiday decor
...and SO MUCH MORE!

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Join IC Mentor Connect!

Contributed by Gretchen Van Valen on 05/09/2016 

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The summer is a perfect time to think about the future -- and find a mentor! Over 800 alumni have joined IC Mentor Connect and are available to help and support you.

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As of Monday, 5/9, all mailrooms are now unstaffed until the beginning of Fall semester.

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  HLTH 11000-01. War, Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective  Summer Session II

The primary course topics of war, hunger, and genocide are viewed as interconnected factors.  These are influenced by political, economic, and social conditions within countries as well as by foreign policies and national self-interests that exert power to marginalize groups, commit human rights violations, genocide, and produce poor health outcomes.

Recent and current conflicts placed within a historical context will be the focus of our analysis.

Particular emphasis will be placed on the plight of the poor and other marginalized groups in relation to health and disease. This includes addressing questions of power, morality, and international law such as those promulgated by the United Nations.

This online course is offer during Summer Session II (Jul 05, 2016 - Aug 05, 2016). For more information, contact Stewart Auyash (auyash@ithaca.edu)

Submitted on behalf of the Commencement Committee.

As we prepare for our 121st Commencement on Sunday, May 22, 2016, we would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession.  The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad.  Please look for the signs indicating where each school should start lining up.  The academic procession will begin promptly at 8:50 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.  All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m.  The procession will be in the order noted below:

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Interested in Writing, Photography, and Event Planning? Want to work with international artists? Register for this summer’s Image Text Ithaca Practicum!

Taught by Morgan Ashcom (Photography) and Katie Marks (Writing)

May 31-July 1, 2016

This classroom and experiential course focuses on the history and contemporary practice of image and text-based work while preparing students to participate in Ithaca College’s annual Image Text Ithaca (ITI) workshop. This event brings together internationally recognized artists, writers, publishers, and editors for a week of collaboration and presentations, culminating in the publication of a new book.

Students in the course will have the opportunity to develop their skills in writing and photography and will complete an independent or collaborative text-image project. They will also gain firsthand experience with event planning and have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of international artists. 

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Chair massage is a convenient and soothing way to relax and recharge! The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithacato bring chair massages to IC students.

The next Massage Day is scheduled for: Tuesday, May 10th from noon to 5pm 

Where? Center For Health Promotion, on the lower level of Hammond Health Center. (Enter the Office of Counseling and Wellness, from the parking lot side of the building).

Cost: $1 per minute (pre-pay via PayPal or credit card )

Sign up for 10, 20 or 30 minutes of massage - it's easy! Visit the Sign-up Genius by clicking this link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4ba5a728a75-chair27

 

 

 

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 Heading home for the summer and not sure how it's going to go? Home - or wherever your summer destination - can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. If you are nervous about facing family time, not sure how to approach tough subjects, or just looking for some fun summer ideas, check out summer resources for LGBTQ students from the staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services. There you'll find tips for coming out, info for LGBTQ travelers, how to find the nearest LGBT community center, resources for parents, and more. Wishing you good luck with finals, and a great summer break.

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 ¿Hablas español?         ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

¡Únete a SALTAR (Spanish Language through Arts and Recreation)!

This one-credit Service Learning experience devoted to teaching Spanish to children within the Ithaca community is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the Ithaca public school system and use your Spanish in meaningful and fun ways. This coming fall semester we are partnering with art, music, and gym teachers to teach Spanish through those mediums! 

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 If you are in your junior or senior year, now is the time to begin thinking about the possibility of a Fulbright application for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) has extended hiring for the Fall 2016! Additional applications for the Lab Consultant and Service Desk Consultant positions will be accepted on a rolling basis.

DIIS will start offering interviews on Wednesday, May 18th and will continue to accept applications and schedule interviews through Friday, June 17th or until positions are filled.

To fill out the application and view more information about job openings and hiring details please visit www.ithaca.edu/its/general/studentemploy.

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The $7.50 summer semester complimentary print allowance will go into effect on Monday, May 23rd. Unused allowances from the fall and spring will not roll over to the summer semester allowance. Check your Ithaca College print account information at webprint.ithaca.edu.

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An online Ithaca College course on Environmental Ethics will be taught during Summer Session II (July 5 – August 5).  It can be taken from any location whatsoever provided there is access to the internet, and the class structure is designed with the flexibility needed to accommodate students' summer work schedules, whatever those may be. 

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Human Sexuality is a social science perspective with the Themes: Identities and Mind, Body, Spirit.

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Summer Lifeguard Opportunities

Contributed by Mike Ariel on 05/04/2016 

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Summer Lifeguarding jobs are available at the Outdoor Pool and A&E Center Pool: 

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  Facilities Services Seeks Student Workers For Summer Jobs

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Have you heard about I.C. offering the R.A.D. self-defense program to students, but wondered what exactly that is or if you'd be interested?  This Friday, May 6, is your chance to check it out!  From 11 to 1 p.m., stop by the Clark Lounge in Campus Center to get info about the course, check out R.A.D. equipment and demonstrations, and maybe try hitting some pads yourself!

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A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, but IC tertulias are open to all manner of topics. This is a great opportunity for you to practice conversation skills in a supportive, relaxed environment with native or near-native speakers of Spanish. Sessions are led by IC students. Students and IC community members of all abilities are welcome. These are the last sessions for the semester!

When and Where:

  • Tuesdays @ 12:05-1:05 PM, Job 209 (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!)
  • Wednesdays @ 7:30-8:30 PM, Job (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!

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