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 Health Care and Culture Short Term Study Abroad Experience: Informational Meeting

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On November 12, Ithaca College will take on SUNY Cortland in the annual Cortaca Game. This year the game will be at SUNY Cortland.

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) will be hosting a viewing party in the Campus Center Dining Hall starting at 11:30.

There will be tons of prizes and food like Root beer Floats, Breakfast sandwiches, banana splits. Fried Pickle Chips & Jalapeno Peppers.

Come cheer on Ithaca College, eat exciting foods and win amazing prizes with friends.

Don’t forget to wear your Cortaca T-shirt that you can get during Spirit Week. If you wear this shirt you will receive an extra ticket. No worries if you do not get a shirt please still come on by.

See you there!

 

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Wegmans Food Markets is on the Forbes Lists for America's Largest Private Companies (ranked #43) and was ranked #4 for one of America's Best Employers. Come learn about the great benefits that this company has to offer as well as the various employment opportunities and career pathways available. 

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Need to make room in your spring schedule? Take your Natural Science Triple-I or Identities Themes & Perspectives during Winter Session, 2017, on-line in just 10 days.

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If you are interested in completing a Spanish major, minor or CLA, then please come to the noon-hour get together hosted by the Spanish section of the department of modern languages and literatures. We will have free pizza, soda and merengue. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about our courses, meet some students who study Spanish here at IC and get to know the professors in the area.

Where: Friends 209

When: November 8th

Time: 12:10-1:05

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Maria DiFrancesco (mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu).

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Apply to participate in one of this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips!  ASB is an application-based program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) that provides students with service opportunities at one of five sites across the eastern United States.  All students are eligible to apply.

Our five trips include:

  • Park Preservation (Kiptopeke State Park, Virginia)
  • Youth Mentoring and Cultural Exploration (Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Territory in Salamanca, NY)
  • Coastal Conservation (Outer Banks, NC)
  • Food Justice in the Urban Environment (Washington, DC)
  • Fighting Poverty, Creating Opportunity (Detroit, MI)

 

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How to find SPR 2017 Salsa I, Salsa II, Swing, Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

 

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Informational meeting on Monday November 9, 2016 in Center for Health Sciences (CHS) room 207 at 6:30-7:30 PM. Learn about the great opportunity to Study Abroad in China.

 

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Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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If you will be studying abroad in the winter or spring of 2017 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must attend one or two study abroad orientations, as well as meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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On November 12, Ithaca College will take on SUNY Cortland in the annual Cortaca Game. This year the game will be at SUNY Cortland.

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) will be hosting a viewing party in the Campus Center Dining Hall starting at 11:30.

There will be tons of prizes and food like Root beer Floats, Breakfast sandwiches, banana splits. Fried Pickle Chips & Jalapeno Peppers.

Come cheer on Ithaca College, eat exciting foods and win amazing prizes with friends.

Don’t forget to wear your Cortaca T-shirt that you can get during Spirit Week. If you wear this shirt you will receive an extra ticket. No worries if you do not get a shirt please still come on by.

See you there!

 

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Free Spanish Tutoring!

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Are verb conjugations making you feel imperfect? Do you question your command of the imperative? 

¡No te preocupes! Don't worry! Free Spanish tutoring is now available. Spanish tutoring sessions are led by IC students and are meant to serve any individual currently enrolled in a Spanish class. Our aim is to make learning fun and meaningful. No appointments are necessary.

  • What:          Free Spanish tutoring
  • When:         Wednesdays, 7:00pm-8:00pm  and    Thursdays, 7:00pm-8:00 pm
  • Where:        The Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative (LCEC), Job 209
  • Questions?  Email   Maria DiFrancesco  mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu 

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A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, but IC tertulias are open to all manner of topics, intellectual and non-intellectual. This is a great opportunity for you to practice conversation skills in a supportive, relaxed environment with native or near-native speakers of Spanish. Sessions are led by IC students. Students and IC community members of all abilities are welcome. The only requirement is that you come listos para platicar (ready to chat)!

When and Where:

Mondays @ 7:30-8:30 PM, Job 209 (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!)

Tuesdays @ 12:10-1:00 PM, Job 209 (Language and Cultural Exchange Cooperative--go through the glass double doors and to your left!)

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Maria DiFrancesco at mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3547. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the Winter 2017 session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  And so much more.  Health is: nurses, doctors, and hospitals. And so much more...neighborhoods, food, income, education, race, and so much more.  Join this class to discuss these issues and more in the context of health.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu for more information.

This winter break earn 3 credits towards ICC general education requirements! Sign up now for this thought-provoking and applicable course in cultural anthropology (ANTH 104000) this Winter 2017 session! It's a ten-day ONLINE class from January 9-20, 2017 that  connects you and your major to the current global era. Sign up for this active and engaging course that you can take from the comforts of wherever you are!

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information or go to http://www.ithaca.edu/winter/wintercalendar/winter17/

The Cancer Experience (OTBS 21000) is a three-credit elective course offered through the Department of Occupational Therapy. Students from all majors and schools are welcome, especially those who have been personally affected by cancer. 

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In this seminar, we will explore the Book of Revelation in order to see how its controversial portrait of ultimate endings has shaped religious and political thinking from antiquity until today.

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Get your FREE Cortaca T-shirt

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Join Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) at any of the Spirit Week events, November 7-11.

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Join us on December 3rd from 9:30am-2:30pm in Campus Center for the annual BOLD Conference.

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ICIC 14000 Character—Developing habits for good. How can we best serve society? By each and every day making choices that do good for others as well as ourselves. The content and development of character are explored through a series of challenging activities and assignments. Tools for examining and intentionally altering patterns of thought and action to better serve society are introduced. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA. (F,S)

 

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