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

Personal Health (HLTH 11300); ICC Themes: Identities; Mind, Body, Spirit; Attributes: LA, Self and Society, Natural Science and Social Science.  For more information, contact Dr. Mary Bentley at

Critical Health Issues (HLTH 20500); ICC Theme: World of Systems; Attributes: LA, Social Science, Self and Society. For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at

Human Sexuality (HLTH 22800); ICC Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; Attributes: LA, Social Science, Self and Society. For more information, contact Rachel Gunderson at

Students, you're invited to participate in a discussion group designed to help us improve our products and services here on campus. Each participant will receive $20.00 in bonus bucks or ID Express to thank you for your time and feedback!  

Space is limited, so Register now to select a focus group date and time. Focus groups will be held Wed., Nov. 4th and Thurs., Nov. 5th.          

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As part of an ongoing initiative to encourage student participation in professional level events, a portion of the Pendleton funds are set aside specifically to support student submission to, as well as attendance at, film, photography, screenwriting and/or scholarly festivals, seminars, and related academic conferences: e.g., Ann Arbor Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Society for Photographic Education Conference, College Art Association Conference, Cine Story, Scriptapalooza, Flaherty seminar.

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The James B. Pendleton Photography awards are intended to make our strongest photography projects exhibition ready by providing funding for the finishing costs of students’ projects.

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The James B. Pendleton Award for Completion of Cinematic Works is intended to make our strongest projects ready for film festivals by providing funding for the costs of finishing your project

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 Service Saturdays is coming soon here at Ithaca College on November 7! We have an exciting group of local sites in Tompkins County that we’ll be volunteering with:

-       Cayuga Nature Center: Help clear hiking trails and clean grounds, while enjoying the fall weather at the same time!

-       South Hill Elementary School: Help rake leaves and clean up debris on the school’s grounds!

-       Tompkins County Public Library: Help clean up the library’s flower garden and plant tulip bulbs!

-       Salvation Army: Help prepare and serve meals to local residents in need!

-       Math Education Day with Family Math Program: Help the Family Math Program at this on-campus event in exposing youths to interactive, fun ways to learn mathematics!

For more information on Service Saturdays and to sign up, GO HERE!

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ICIC 10000 Integration—Connecting the disciplines. How will we meet the complex challenges of the 21st century? We will need to find ways to combine insights and ideas from many fields of study and to use them creatively. Concepts and tools from systems science and design can help us do this. They are introduced through a series of engaging learning activities. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA.


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Stillwater Magazine is hosting a Read, Write, Improv Night event on Wednesday, 10/28 in Clarke Lounge from 7 to 9. Join us for an exciting evening of spooky stories and Halloween candy!

Come ready for any or all of the following:
Read a prepared piece
Write a short improvisational piece based on a prompt you select
Or listen and enjoy!
All readers will be selected at random. Prepared pieces should be no longer than 3 pages or 5 minutes in total.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute presents:

Maggie Growls
Thursday, October 29
7:00-9:00 PM
Textor Hall, Room 102
Ithaca College 

“Speak your mind - even if your voice shakes, for well-aimed slingshots can topple giants.” – Maggie Kuhn, 1905-1995

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Interested in gaining professional experience at the Cayuga Medical Center, exploring career options in the health field, and developing your leadership skills?

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Come with us to Ecuador!

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Join us for pizza at noon on Thursday, Oct. 29 in CHS 208 to learn about a service-learning opportunity in Ecuador this summer.

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Interested first and second year students that are not currently in the Honors Program are invited to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program. The Honors Program engages a community of scholars in a highly enhanced liberal arts program that offers a variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities to foster critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and lifelong learning.  More information can be found at and

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  10-day online winter session course: Identities or Mind, Body, Spirit theme

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Alternative Spring Break offers students the opportunity to volunteer at one of five locations in the eastern United States during spring break, March 12 - 20.

There will be an information session for students who would like to learn more about the five ASB locations for March 2016. Students can come to the session to learn about the trips, and why this program is a great way to spend spring break!

To learn more or to apply for ASB, go HERE.

The session will be held in Cayuga Lake Room on Thursday, October 29, at 12:10pm. Cayuga Lake Room is located next to the main entrance for campus center dining hall.

Additional information sessions will be held on:

Tuesday, November 3 (Cayuga Lake Room)

Monday, November 9 (Ithaca Falls Room)

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Applications to be a Participant-Leader on one of this year’s ASB trips opened TODAY!  All applications are due on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Why should you become a Participant-Leader? Because you’ll get to…

·         Learn and exercise new leadership skills

·         Travel during spring break

·         Receive a significantly reduced fee for participation (Participant-Leaders only pay a one-time $50 deposit for the trip)

·         Help make this a positive experience for fellow IC students


For more information please visit:

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* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

* taking any three of the four mini-courses will count as an ICC elective in the World of Systems or the Inquiry, Imagination and Innovation theme with a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective

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 We want to hear from you! Complete our Satisfaction Survey by November 4th and enter to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet. 

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Learn how to observe wild howler monkeys and measure and map their ecology! Interested students from all majors encouraged to attend.

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Come with us to Ecuador!

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 10/25/2015 

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Join us for pizza on Thursday, Oct. 29 in CHS 208 to learn about a service-learning opportunity in Ecuador this summer.  

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Michael Bremer, director of student programs for the American Pavilion, Cannes Film Festival, will be at IC to visit with students on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 12:15 in Park School 223.

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