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Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity assistant professor Paula Ioanide will offer "Watching Race in American Media" as an online course during the Winter Session (Jan. 6-17). Course fulfills General Education requirements 1: Self & Society and GE h: Historical Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Diversity Designation. To enroll, search course number CSCR 26100 for Winter 2014 term on Homerconnect.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Explores how representations of racial and ethnic identities in U.S. film, television, and music influence the construction of political, racial, and gender identities nationally. Investigates how cultural representations of race, ethnicity, and gender are central to the development of U.S. mass culture and consumerism, nationalism, citizenship, and social movements. Particular attention is given to the role of black and Latino/a culture and music in developing strategies of resistance to oppression. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (Y)

How to find SPRING 2014 Salsa and Ballroom Classes in Schedulizer

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Come meet and socialize with faculty and students in the Women's Studies Program. November 14th, 4:30-6:00 pm in the Ithaca Falls Room of the Campus Center.  Students interested in Women's Studies, as well as those who are already declared minors, are encouraged to attend.   

Do you want to relax more? Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress! You are welcome to drop in for this weekly group whether you’re a beginner or a person experienced with meditation.    

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Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource:  its people.  Corps members serve in 76 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East.

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This is a reminder that if you are registered with Student Disability Services, you should sign up for all final exams that you plan to take with the office as soon as possible.

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If you place your cup on it’s side on top of the saucer, it means that instead of coffee, you would prefer tea, or another hot beverage. This turned coffee cup will alert the waiter to bring you an alternate beverage.

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IC Challah for Hunger will be selling challah on Friday’s in Campus Center from 11-1pm every week. Flavors include regular, chocolate chip, and cinnamon sugar. The proceeds will be donated to genocide relief in Darfur through American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

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If you are a full time Ithaca College student with any major in the School of Music, please take a few moments to complete this survey for a chance to win one of 3- $25 iTunes gift cards!

https://ithaca.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4UQi1RKEv40DoYR

 

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Congratulations to the HSHP students who were inducted into the Ithaca College Oracle Honor Society on Monday, November 4.  After completion of their freshman year, students who are in the top 10 percent academically in each school are invited to become a member.

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The Office of Extended Studies is seeking Resident Assistants for Summer 2014 to join our team.  Applicants must be continuing Ithaca College students returning as full-time students in fall 2014 and be available for interviews in December 2013 and/or in early February 2014.

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Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.  They are recruiting teachers (all levels) for schools in Boston, NYC, Newark, Rochester (NY) & Troy (NY).

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The U.S. Army, a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, is made up of the best-trained, most dedicated, most respected Soldiers in the world who are protecting America's freedoms at home and abroad, securing our homeland, and defending democracy worldwide.

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Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.

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A new course is being offered for Spring 2014 examines the role of archaeologists in the movies, that has impacted the practice archaeology and how the public perceives it!

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The Anthropology Department is offering several interesting courses during the Winter Session--check them out! Fulfill one of your general education requirements with the thought-provoking class, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (online) this winter from the comforts of wherever you are.

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information. 

The annual Fall Newsletter is available for all students and parents by going to www.ithaca.edu/reslife.

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Do you need a refresher on how to register for classes?

Do you need assistance with reading your degree evaluation?

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Are you interested in living off-campus for fall 2014?  Applications from rising juniors continue to be accepted by the Office of Residential Life. Additionally, the off-campus process has been opened for rising sophomores to apply!

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The Student Leadership Institute provides multiple opportunities to develop leadership skills in various tracks. In order to get SLI Credits in the four tracks we offer, you must sign up for the SLI Session at least 48 hours in advance on OrgSync.

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