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The Academic Advising Center will only be taking Drop-In's from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM on Tuesday 12/9/14.  Please join us from 2:30- 4:00 PM in Clark Lounge, Campus Center, to wish Megan Gallagher, Academic Advisor, congratulations on her new position as Assistant Director of Engineering Advising with Cornell University!

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For every survey taken, @Hillel International will donate $1 for #Thanksgiving to @MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, make your voice heard and make a difference! http://rosov.co/studentsurvey1

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Have you ever wondered whether Orange is the New Black is the real deal? Come listen to Keri Blakinger speak on Monday, December 8, at 7:00pm in Friends 207 to find out what the real female prison experience is like. In 2010, Blakinger, then a Cornell student, was arrested with $150,000 of heroin. Four years later, she is clean, out of prison, and writing a book. She'll read a brief excerpt from the manuscript, talk about the bizarre norms and mores of the carceral world, and discuss some of the problems with theprison system. You can visit her personal website at www.keriblakinger.com

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Dear IC students, 

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 – Friday, December 19.

-        Final grades are due from faculty members by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. 

-        You will be able to view your final grades on HomerConnect by 12:00 noon on  Wednesday, December 31.

-        Updated earned credits and calculation of your grade point average will be available  for viewing after 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015.

I wish you all the best on your final exams.  Have a wonderful winter break!

Brian D. Scholten
Registrar

Dear IC students,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 – Friday, December 19.

-        Final grades are due from faculty members by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon.

-        You will be able to view your final grades on HomerConnect by 12:00 noon on  Wednesday, December 31.

-        Updated earned credits and calculation of your grade point average will be available for viewing after 4:30 p.m. on                      Monday, January 5, 2015.

I wish you all the best on your final exams.  Have a wonderful winter break!

Brian D. Scholten
Registrar

Career Services is pleased to announce that IC alumnus, Mr. Jackson Cook, from the National Income Life Insurance Company (NILCO) will be visiting campus on Tuesday, December 9 to talk with students about post-graduate opportunities with his company.

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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

Note: Tutoring will not be offered during Final Exam Week!

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Breathe in relaxation. Breathe out tension.

In this article in SH101, learn 8 small steps to stress less:

  • Spend time outdoors
  • If-then planning 
  • Put on some beats 
  • Fun and games

Discover more small steps by clicking here or use the link: http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

 

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 Have fun with Service Saturday this December 6th!

 

We're kicking off the winter season by volunteering in the local community and helping out with some FUN events and GREAT causes.

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

·         Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair

·         Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s “Santa’s Arrival” Event

·         Salvation Army

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Library 

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This unique program, offered through the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start and sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, teaches women how to run for campus-based elective office during college and later in life. This conference will qualify for SLI credit. For more information about the program, please visit our website.

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December has arrived... and so has the newest issue of SH101!

Check out these articles and interactive activities:

  • Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less
  • Find your drive to exercise: Take the quiz
  • Calling all night owls: Making your sleep habits work for you 
  • The Job Prob: Making the most of your major 
  • along with many more!

Here's the link: 

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

Have a good read!

 

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Leadership Weekend applications are now being accepted. All First-Year Students are welcome to apply! 

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 Students interested in Health courses for Winter Session have two selections from which to choose. Both are two week online courses.

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Leadership Weekend is filled with exciting activities, insightful workshops and memorable moments. Leadership Weekend is a free two-day retreat that brings together FIRST-YEAR students from a variety of different backgrounds to learn from each other and discover new ways to demonstrate leadership. Participants attend a series of leadership development sessions that focus on team-building and further developing individual leadership skills and understandings.

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Participate in Service Saturday this December 6th and feel the holiday cheer!

 

We’re excited for another great month of volunteering in the local community, so join the team and help out.

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

·         Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair

·         Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s “Santa’s Arrival” Event

·         Salvation Army

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Library 

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Are you a current Spanish major or minor? Are you interested in the possibility of completing a major or minor in Spanish? Would you like some information on our classes, programs, extra-curricular activities and related events? Do you just want to de-stress before finals by listening to some merengue and salsa? Then come to the Spanish Meet & Greet! This will be a great opportunity to meet fellow students and mingle with faculty. Light refreshments will be served!

When: Thursday, December 4th from 12 to 1pm

Where: Job 209 (LCEC)

Questions:  Contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

 

 

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It's almost December! You know what that means... A new issue of Student Health 101 will be available to read soon. 

As for now, check out this month's current issue:

  • Fast-check the FLU: Immunize yourself against the myths 
  • Does your spending need a reality check: How to budget better 
  • Team UP: Why working out in groups works 
  • along with many more!

Here's the link:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

Have a great read.

 

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Need to fulfill your ICC Diversity or Gen Ed requirements? Enroll in Winter 2015 Online course CSCR 26100 Watching Race in American Media.

Spend your break watching films and learning about the history of race and representation while getting your requirements out of the way.

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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.

Come meet last year's recipients, and learn about their experience.
Tuesday, December 4, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Park 223

Interested students are encouraged (but not required) to attend.

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 Service Saturday is your chance to get off campus and volunteer this December 6th!

 

Come ring in the new season by volunteering in your local community and helping out with some FUN events and IMPORTANT causes.

Students can choose to volunteer with one of these great sites:

·         Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair

·         Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s “Santa’s Arrival” Event

·         Salvation Army

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Library 

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