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Look out for our Superhero and Superheroine advertisements early next semester!

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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.
Thursday, January 22 (note: rescheduled from December)
12:10 p.m.
Park 223

Interested students are encouraged but not required to attend.

Deadline for applications is January 30, 2015.

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 If you are looking for a part time, on-campus, job this semester that has flexible scheduling, a fun and exciting atmosphere, and loads of incentives (candy, pizza, prizes, etc.) then use the link below to easily apply online.

This is a full semester position with the possibility for renewal and promotions.

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Looking to earn a certificate in the Leading in a Diverse World track of the SLI program?

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The Department of English will be offering a section of ENGL 11300 Introduction to Poetry during the first session of summer courses, from May to June of 2015.  Students who are not English majors will be eligible to receive ICC Themes and Perspectives credit under either the "Identities" or "Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation" theme and under the "Humanities" perspective.

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Look out for our Superhero and Superheroine advertisements early next semester!

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Are you a common night owl, distressed night owl, or wrecked night owl? 

Read the article in SH101 to find out:

  • What kind of night owl you are
  • The impact being one has on your health 
  • Tips of what you can do to improve your sleeping habits 

Also, be sure to check out other the articles in December's issue! 

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Take the quiz in this article to help you discover how to maximize your workout motivation!

You can also find:

  • More resources on health and fitness
  • Videos on thinking fit, planning to progress, and group fitness tactics
  • A link to a past article about all-in-one workouts

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Also, be sure to check out the other articles in the issue covering topics from stress to academics! 


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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:


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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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Enroll in Winter 2015 Online course CSCR 26100 WATCHING RACE IN AMERICAN MEDIA! Deadline to Enroll is Jan 5, 2015!

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

To enroll, search course number CSCR 26100 for Winter 2015 term on HOMER.

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The Friends 110 computer lab is open until 8:00pm on Friday, December 19. Williams 210 closes for the semester at 5:00pm on Friday, December 19. Friends 110 will not be open 24 hours during the break. For details regarding computer lab hours, please visit

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Although the average US adult gains only 2 pounds a year between November and January, most of us don't lose that weight and it accumulates over time. 

Read "Season's Eatings" in SH101:

  • To help you avoid gaining that weight in the first place
  • To provide you with tips and recipes for healthy holiday eating 
  • To learn why you should go light on certain foods 

Here's the link!

Be sure to take a look at the other articles in SH101:

  • The Job Prob: Making the most of your major 
  • Like a Pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking 
  • Calling all night owls: Making your sleep habits work for you
  • and many more! 


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Packages that arrive during winter break with tracking numbers (UPS, DHL, FedEx and USPS) will be processed and held at the Phillips Hall Post Office. E-mail notifications will be sent notifying you of any packages that have been delivered to the College during the winter break. We will hold all parcels until you return in January.

You may email requesting information about forwarding options. Only USPS packages can be forwarded without payment. All other couriers require pre-payment to forward packages.


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"I joined my friends who had been raped and harassed to file a Title IX complaint because allies want to stop violence, too." 

Know your rights, your schools obligations and your campus by clicking on the interactive tools in the article. 

This guide in SH101 provides information on:

  • The police 
  • Title IX coordinator 
  • Forensic nurse examiner program at the hospital 
  • Victim advocates 
  • and college health, counseling, and pastoral services 

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The Center for Print Production will be closed from 11 am - 1 pm on Thursday, Dec. 18 so that our staff may attend the College's employee holiday luncheon. Thank you for your understanding.

The following Park School courses currently have seats remaining for the Spring 2015 semester.

Please note: Seat availability can change at any time as registration remains open through then end of spring 2015 add/drop.

CNPH Courses:

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"Developing presentation skills enhances your academic, personal, and career opportunities."

In this article in SH101 read about:

  • 7 tips for powerful public speaking 
  • Common mistakes in public speaking 
  • How to bust out of your angst
  • How to make your presentation stronger 

Check it out here:


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This is a reminder that the deadline to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program is this Friday. Details follow.

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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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