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Paul Hansom of the Department of English is offering an ICC Themes and Perspectives course this semester on the role of literature in defining, shaping, and responding to environmental concerns.  The title of the course is "Earth Works:  Literature, Nature, and the Environment," and it carries with it a themes designation of both Mind, Body, Spirit, and Quest for a Sustainable Future.

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Dana Professor Michael Twomey of the Department of English is offering an advanced course this semester in literature and environmental literary criticism, also called "ecocriticism."  The course is open to all students who have taken at least three courses in the humanities.  The title of the course is "Environmental Criticism:  Green Reading."

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The IC Department of English still has a few seats available in the following sections of these ICC Themes and Perspectives courses, full descriptions for which can be found here:

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Are you planning to study abroad this summer or fall?  Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program!  The Gilman application cycle for Summer 2016 and Fall/Academic Year 2016-17 has recently opened, and the application deadline is March 1, 2016.

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Study abroad this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/26/2016 

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Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During the summer of 2016, we will be offering a variety of programs across the globe. Summer 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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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come learn more about your options at our various info sessions, starting next week.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from the Pawling Central School District will be visiting campus to conduct interviews for 2 tenure track music teacher positions: Instrumental Music Teacher and Music Teacher - Choral.

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To what extent can lessons from past black political strategies and successful institutional arrangements help us understand and approach more effectively 21st century struggles for social justice, and racial, economic and political equality?

This is one of the key questions addressed in a NEW SEMINAR on African American Politics and Political Thought (43170 - POLT 40200 - 01) offered on Thursdays, 4pm - 6:30pm. 

This seminar explores the main bases (ideas/thought) and substance of politics among black Americans and the relation of black politics to the broader American political order. The seminar has two objectives:  1) we will explore the thrust and logic of the strategic political discourse of black Americans in the late 19th century and through the early 21st century.&

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For students contemplating declaring the Sport Studies minor this semester, you can get a running start by registering for History of Sport (TuTh 10:50-12:05)  which has many seats available.  There are no restrictions to registering for the class and it is the first of the three required courses for the minor.

You've attended a networking event, met a lot of interesting people, and have a pocketful of business cards. Now what? 

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from Camp Jewell YMCA  will be visiting campus to host an information table and discuss summer staff opportunities.

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2% of directors for, and 30% of characters in Hollywood films are women.  Let's change this.  The Women in Media Day Film Challenge gives women writers, directors, and producers a chance to have their work seen. 

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Scholarship applications for 2016-2017 endowed scholarships within the School of Business are now available online!

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

 

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The Ithaca College Student Government Association will be hosting Elect Her – Campus Women Win on February 21, 2016. The American Association of University Women as well as an organization called Running Start sponsors this program to encourage young women to run for student government on their campuses.

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We’re looking for creative, hardworking, and collaborative students to join our team as Orientation Leaders and Student Leadership Consultants!

These exciting on-campus jobs are now available so don’t miss the chance to have a blast working alongside fellow students while developing your leadership skills.

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive campus environment that complements the academic experience, engages students within the Ithaca College community, and provides opportunities for on-going personal and professional development.  

Applications will open January 25th and close February 19th.

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Here’s a great chance to make a difference and travel during spring break for next to nothin’! 

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This course explores strategies and techniques for designing sustainable human environments.

Topics include: growing your own food, working with animals, green building, appropriate technology, observation skills, working with a forest, ecovillages, adapting to climate change, sustainable economic systems, and much, much, more!

Students apply a whole-systems permaculture design process to envision a human-scale, sustainable landscape. 

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 New transfer student who has just arrived at IC? Returning student happy to be back on campus? Please join us at the LGBTQA+ Student Winter Welcome on Tuesday January 26 at 7 pm in Textor 101. Meet student leaders of the LGBTQ themed student groups, learn about the services of the campus LGBT Center, enjoy refreshments, learn more about the LGBTQ friendly campus culture here at Ithaca College, and meet the LGBT Center program director and student staff. For more on the LGBT Center and LGBTQ services at Ithaca College, visit www.ithaca.edu/lgbt

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

ANTH 25000 Human Variation now counts towards Natural Sciences and Social Sciences perspectives in the Power and Justice theme! A few seats are still available.

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