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ENVS naturalist, snake charmer and department chair Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape.

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Spend a few hours volunteering at ITHACON (Emerson Suites; April 16 & 17) and get an awesome original ITHACON Minion t-shirt.  We need students to greet participants, help with set-up, and to work with children.  Sign up on the wall opposite Muller 318.

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It makes up 60% of your body. You can’t survive without it. Water is considered “blue gold,” but it’s much more valuable than gold. In this lively class, you learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown and on the planet. We examine water from personal, social and creative views in this unique online class with conversations, films, readings and guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions.

Fulfills ICC Humanities Quest for Sustainability + Power and Justice + Gen Ed. Requirements.

Can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.  

On Homer: GCOM 20100    3 credits  Online Course May 16 – May 27, 2016

 If you’d like more info, ask Mara at malper@ithaca.edu

This month's Service Saturday Event will be held on April 16th. Since it's our last Service Saturday of the year, join us for Volunteer appreciation day! All participants will get FREE breakfast and a FREE Service Saturdays t-shirt! Hot breakfast will be served in the Pub at 9am on the 16th.

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ICIC 12000-01 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic – Conflict and Cooperation

Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5:15, Aug. 24 – Sept. 28

Instructors: Barbara Adams & Belisa Gonzales

CRN 24014

Description: How do conflict and cooperation function in different arenas, in both the natural and human worlds? how are they perceived? is there overlap between these apparent opposites? what values are associated with them?  Guest experts from a variety of disciplines -- music, sociology, economics, history, CSRE, art, biology, theatre, etc. -- will discuss how researchers and practitioners in each of these disciplines would address these common issues.

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How to find FALL 2016 Swing, Salsa, and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

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Before a week of finals, we think that free food, live music, inflatables, and games are the best way to celebrate the end of the year. But we need your help to make it happen!

IC Kicks Back will be closing out the year and kicking off the summer on Friday, May 1st from 2pm-6pm! Volunteers will be needed throughout that Friday afternoon to help with:

·       Checking ID’s

·       Managing the inflatables and other activities

·       Photography

All Volunteers will get a FREE IC Kicks Back Shirt!

If you would be interested in volunteering, please fill out this survey by May 1st.
If you have any questions, contact Theresa Radley at tradley@ithaca.edu

 

 

 We're piloting a new program!. Go to the South Side Entrance of Campus Center Dining Hall to participate. Supplies are limited - Get 'em while they last! Read below for details.

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Interested in learning about the financial concepts you need to navigate your life successfully?

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HLTH 11000-01. War, Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective


The primary course topics of war, hunger, and genocide are viewed as interconnected factors.  These are influenced by political, economic, and social conditions within countries as well as by foreign policies and national self-interests that exert power to marginalize groups, commit human rights violations, genocide, and produce poor health outcomes.

Recent and current conflicts placed within a historical context will be the focus of our analysis.

 

Particular emphasis will be placed on the plight of the poor and other marginalized groups in relation to health and disease. This includes addressing questions of power, morality, and international law such as those promulgated by the United Nations.

This online course is offer during Summer Session II (Jul 05, 2016 - Aug 05, 2016). For more information, contact Stewart Auyash (auyash@ithaca.edu)

Education Minor Advising Sessions 

If you are a current or soon-to-be Education Minor, join us for an advising session to prepare you for course selection and upcoming programming!  Attend one of the sessions below. All sessions will be held in Williams 314. All are welcome! 

Choose one advising session:  

Thursday, April 7, Noon Hour (12:10-12:50)

Tuesday, April 12, Noon Hour (12:10-12:50)

Thursday, April 14, 5:00-5:40 PM

Williams Lab 314


Bring your questions about coursework, field work, grad school, and more!  Contact Dr. Ellie Fulmer with questions: efulmer@ithaca.edu.  Click to learn more about the Education Studies Minor at Ithaca College. 

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A panel of women will be discussing their views on today's stereotypes of women.  A brief movie will be shown first and audience participation is encouraged.

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Sport Studies Minor

Contributed by Helene Larin on 04/04/2016 

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The Sport Studies minor is continuing to accept students.  The minor consists of 18 liberal arts designated courses (three required courses and 9 credits of selected electives) and there are ample course offerings for the Fall 2016 semester.  Those students interested in declaring the minor or who have questions, should contact Dr. Stephen Mosher, coordinator of Sport Studies at smosher@Ithaca.edu.  Dr. Mosher is available at Hill G-39.

 

Block Housing is a housing option by which groups of 4-6 people can submit a request to the Office of Residential Life to live together in double and triple rooms near each other.  Request forms are available now in the Office of Residential Life and will be due before 5pm on May 4, 2016

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Strengthen your leadership skills that can be used for the rest of your life!

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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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If you will be studying abroad in the Summer or Fall of 2016 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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Uniforms United!

Contributed by Karen Edwards on 04/01/2016 

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As part of a senior capstone course, several HPPE students are holding a fundraiser for Fisher House Foundation - Saturday, April 2nd 10-1 in the A&E Center.

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Enroll in RLS 27700 Sustainable Tourism in FA 16 Block II and travel to Costa Rica in January to learn about international award-winning sustainable tourism practices. Come to an information session on Tuesday, April 5, 12:15-1 in CHS 201!

 

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The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that Summer Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms will be available on April 4, 2016 in the Office of Residential Life.  

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