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Study Abroad in AFRICA!!!

Contributed by Jill Mayer on 12/03/2016 

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Short Term Study Abroad Opportunity!!

Health Care and Culture: An International Field Experience in Malawi, Africa

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Seats are now available for students seeking to fulfill the MBS theme.  CMST 14900-03, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication was added to the spring schedule to help you meet your ICC requirements.  Specifically, this 3-credit course fulfills the social science perspective requirement for MBS students.

 

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IC Circle K, in partnership with Student United Way, will be having our yearly One World Market fundraiser! One World Market will be selling a number of their handmade, fair-trade goods on campus, and a portion of the profits will benefit both student organizations. They can help you prepare for the upcoming Ithaca winter with their array of FAIR Trade hats, scarves, and gloves, in addition to help you check some friends and family members off your shopping list this holiday season! The sale will take place in the North Foyer of Campus Center on December 5, 6, and 7, from 9-3 each day.

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 Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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

The next Massage Day is scheduled for: Tuesday, December 13th 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 Center for Health Promotion website here:

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthpromotion/massage/

Get your appointment before all the slots are filled!

 

  

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Athletic GLORY!!!!!

Contributed by Beth Greene on 12/01/2016 

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An epic varsity experience is one email away.  

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Each year, two students with majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications or politics are selected as recipients of the Reginald Simmons '75 Memorial Award. The award allows students to participate in Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA), America's premier cross-cultural exchange program designed to promote understanding of Africa and its culture.

The 2017 Africa Program runs June 15-August 10 and has three components: three orientation days before departure, six work weeks on a development project in the host country, and one travel week in the host country.

Deadline for applications is February 3, 2017.

For application info, http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/crossroads/

Please note: Graduating seniors are not eligible.

Register now through Homerconnect for Intro to Linguistics the 2-week winter session this January. This will be an online course for 3 credits. Counts toward either a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective, for either Identities or Worlds of Systems.

Info at http://www.ithaca.edu/winter/.  For additional info email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu. 

We are a nonprofit on-campus organization that supports media literacy integration into K- College classrooms by providing media literacy curricula and workshops for educators.  Join our team this Spring to help our team create and disseminate critical thinking and media literacy skills for our diverse international audience.

We accept internships between 1 and 3 credits, and hours are flexible!

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The Department of Writing's student-edited journal of art and literature, Stillwater Magazine, wants you to submit your best work to be considered for its upcoming spring issue and web site

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ICC Portfolio Party

Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 11/30/2016 

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Have you uploaded all your artifacts to your ICC e-portfolio yet? Do you need help figuring out Taskstream? Do you have any questions about choosing an artifact from a particular ICC course? Are you a transfer student and don't know where to begin? Are you hungry and want free snacks?

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Two sections of  ARTH24000 Architecture Since 1800 are open for enrollment.  The course is newly designated to serve the CA perspective of the Identities theme.  The sections are offered TR at 10:50 and 2:35.

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As part of Ithaca College’s commitment to undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity, support will be provided for approximately 50 student scholars at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to be held April 5-8, 2017 at the University of Memphis, Tennessee.

If you are interested in presenting, your abstract submission must be received by December 2, 2016.  For details on abstract submission go to the NCUR website at:

http://www.cur.org/ncur_2017/

In addition, when submitting please put the following for coordinator information:

MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator
Sponsored Research
Ithaca College
607-274-1206
mataylor@ithaca.edu

There are still a few open seats in some intro-level TVR courses for Spring 2017:

  • TVR 10700 Intro to TV Studio Production
  • TVR 11500 Intro to Field Production
  • TVR 13100 Media Writing

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  FYRE is having diversity and inclusion event this Saturday's , December 3 from 3pm until 430pm at Landon TV lounge.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to invite all juniors and seniors to apply for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership (PRWAACL) for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

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IISP 25000 Finding Purpose: Navigating the journey from your liberal education to your profession (CRN 43318) is a 2 credit course designed for H&S students who love their major, but haven't figured out how to translate it into a profession.  The course is intended for sophomores and juniors, especially.

 

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One section of a SS perspective course is open for enrollment this spring. Professor Weinberg will offer MATH 15300, Mathematics as a Cultural Institution, on TR from 1:10-2:25 PM. It will address the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation AND World of Systems themes of the ICC.

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 One section of a newly designated CA perspective course is open for enrollment this spring.  Professor Lyons will offer ARTH 27550 Islamic Art and Architecture on MWF at 11:00 am.  It will address the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation and Identities themes of the ICC.

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One section of a newly designated CA perspective course is open for enrollment this spring.  Professor Lyons will offer ARTH 27550 Islamic Art and Architecture on MWF at 11:00 am.  It will address the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation and Identities themes of the ICC.

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