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Are you interested in learning, growing, and enjoying yourself with your peers?  Do you want to have a fantastic Halloween weekend?

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BAE Systems, Inc. will host an Information Session at 4pm on Wed. in Career Services.  Students majoring in accounting, business administration or economics are invited to attend the presentation will focus on BAE's Financial Leadership Development Program.

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 "The frontal lobe does not fully mature until early adulthood, leaving the brain particularly vulnerable to alcohol."

In this article, "Academic Hangover", you can learn more about:

  • Binge drinking
  • The impact on the young adult brain
  • Strategies students favor for limiting alcohol consumption 
  • and much more!

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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If you’re interested in learning how to live sustainably while having an adventure of a lifetime, and would like to be a part of local and global solutions to environmental, social, and economic problems, then please join Dave Oakes, Director of the Maine-based Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL) next Tuesday in CNS 115 to snack on pizza and hear about overseas learning opportunities in Central America, East Africa, Iceland, the Middle East, and the US for college credit. CELL’s unique interdisciplinary study abroad programs will inspire you with a new vision of what is possible and will transform how you look at yourself, your community, and your world. Not only are these programs an incredible educational adventure, they are also an opportunity to join a community of learners committed to making our planet more sustainable.  CELL is affiliated with Ithaca College so paperwork is simple!  

 

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The Block 2 sessions have been posted for the Student Leadership Institute on OrgSync. In order to see all the postings, make sure you are a member of the SLI Portal on OrgSync!

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will be offering free, drop-in tutoring--no appointment necessary--in various foreign languages for students enrolled in language courses. Sessions will be held in the Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative (Job 209) at the following times during the Fall 2014 semester:

  • Arabic: Wednesdays, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
  • French: Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon
  • German: Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Hebrew: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Italian: Fridays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Mandarin (Chinese): Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
  • Spanish: Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon

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The Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL) is one of Ithaca College's affiliated study abroad partners.  CELL is a nonprofit educational organization offering international, experiential service-learning programs focusing on sustainability through community.  They operate in several locations worldwide, including Iceland, Central America, and the U.S.  CELL co-founder and co-director Dave Oakes will be on campus this Tuesday, October 21 for a drop-in info session.

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Due to the high demand for seats in Acting I, freshmen can rarely enroll in the class. The Department of Theatre Arts offers one section exclusively for freshmen, available by audition.

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BAE Systems, Inc. will interview students on-campus for its Financial Leadership Development Program (NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCT. 20).  Seniors and graduate students majoring in accounting, business administration or economics are invited to attend an information session and/or to apply for on-campus interviews.

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Is giving a speech not your bread and butter? Come join the Ithaca College chapter of Toastmasters.  At Toastmasters, we will help you learn the skills that can help you give a speech like a piece of cake (or Toast). 

We have a new meeting time, every other Wednesday and the first Monday of every month.  Our first Monday meeting is November 3 at 6 PM in the Cayuga Lake Room. We invite faculty, staff, and students to join us!

To find out more, join us as a guest. Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 22nd at 2PM in the Cayuga Lake Room.

For more information about the IC chapter of Toastmasters, visit Ithaca College Toastmasters.

 

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Focus. Explore. Sharpen. Create.

IC's Winter session runs January 5-16, 2015.

Registration begins November 1.
Check out the winter session course offerings on HomerConnect.

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Forecasting your future in the job market...

How is the professional world treating new graduates, anyway? What can you expect?

Learn more by reading this article that offers:

  • A full list of occupations with the fastest job growth 
  • Tips on practical experience and initiative
  • Videos on (How to find & be found, headhunters' tips, and getting practical)

Check it out by clicking the link below:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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The Friends 110 computer lab will be open 24/7 during the break. Printing is available from the WebPrint Release Station during the hours an ITS consultant is not on duty. Williams 210 computer lab will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15. Friends 110, Williams 210, and the fixIT shop will resume regular hours on Monday, October 20.

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Tutor applications for the Writing Center are being accepted from October 20 to November 3.

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Leave your mark, as a leader! Apply to be a participant-leader for this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip in March 2015.  ASB is a program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs that provides service opportunities for students who successfully apply for participation at one of the five sites across the eastern United States.  

 

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Perfectionism can hurt us, but it also can help us excel.  

What is the cost of your high standards? 

Read this article in October's issue of SH101

  • To find out how people become perfectionists 
  • To learn about strategies to keep perfectionism under control 
  • And take a quiz to see if you're a perfectionist 

Don't forget to check out the other great articles in SH101 including:

  • The Science of Choice
  • Profile of a Bystander 
  • Battle of the Bars 
  • and many more!

Here's the link: 

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

 

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Check out the Career Tip Tuesday videos on the Career Services YouTube channel!  Each week's video features one of our Peer Career Advisors sharing tips on a different career topic.  Three videos have been posted so far, on topics including LinkedIn, networking and gender inequality in the workplace.  Stay tuned for next week's Career Tip!

Join us on Tuesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Business 206, to learn more about the School of Business' M.B.A. programs.

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Make your Mom happy when you go home for Fall Break.... Get the shot, :-) Not the flu! }:-(

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Lunch and Learn about Outdoor Adventure Leadership! Discover what’s possible with adventure! Learn how you can climb, ski, raft and hike your way to a major or minor in Outdoor Adventure Leadership. To meet faculty and students and learn more about our program, please join us for lunch: 

Tuesday, October 14th
12:10 - 1:00PM in Hill 107

Accommodations and Questions contact:

Patrick Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Immersion Semester Program Coordinator
Recreation & Leisure Studies Ithaca College
(607) 274-3132 plewis@ithaca.edu

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