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What are some career options for students who major or minor in Aging Studies? What have Aging Studies graduates done after leaving Ithaca College? Come hear the stories of three recent grads in “Career Options in Aging,” an alumni panel discussion on Monday, April 7, 3-4 p.m., in Hill Center 107.

 

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Did you know there's a particular way to set up your room/background for a Skype interview? More and more employers are relying on Skype and phone interviews to screen candidates, so you need to be ready.  Learn how to prepare and what to expect for these types of interviews.

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If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

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Writing Department offers 5 Online Courses this Summer....

 

 

 

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On April 3rd, 10th and 17th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, in Textor 101, Ithaca College will be joining an community initiative across Ithaca and Tompkins County that is over 1,000 members strong, to view the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each night) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today, that will be facilitated by a representative of the Multicultural Resources Center of Ithaca, in affiliation with Cornell’s Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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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

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Spanish Major Meet and Greet, Friday, April 4th, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. at the Lower Business School Atrium.

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Is there a gay gene? What are designer babies? Can we clone humans? What does it mean if alcoholism runs in my family? Did we really evolve from monkeys? Is depression genetic? What is genetic testing?

Explore these questions and many more in a five-week online course designed specifically for the non-biology major.

 

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THIS WEDNESDAY, April 2nd from 12-4pm, come by the resource room in The Center for Health Promotion, located on the bottom level of The Hammond Health Center and eat free pizza, enter to win prizes, hang out with Piper, our cuddly bunny, and explore the many resources we have to offer, including:


- Light therapy
- Safe sex kits
- Sleep kits
- Quit kits to help quit smoking
- Drug and alcohol information
- LGBT health
- Rape and sexual assault resources
- Unlimited condoms and lube
- Nutritionist consultation
- Learn about the Medical Amnesty Policy
- Sign up for Student Health 101
- ...and many more!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, April 2nd and hope you join us in educating the Ithaca College community about the resources here at The Center for Health Promotion!

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What is the best way to fully experience and immerse in FLEFF 2014?

Our first tip is to fully immerse--simply attend as much as you can on campus (free!) and at Cinemapolis (buy a festival pass for $20 at IC Bookstore). 

Go beyond your comfort zone. 

We also share our FLEFF Passport below. More details and schedules on FLEFF 2014 here.

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Service Learning in Native America (ANTH 14500; 3 credits; CRN 10130) will be offered during the May 2014 session (May 13-23) where we will travel to the Cayuga and Onondaga Nations and participate in many projects the nations need help with.

 

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Do you love writing and reading fan fiction?  Do you think you might like to give it a try?  A panel of three fan fiction writers will offer expert advice on how to get your fan fiction read, reviewed, and recommended.  Saturday, April 5, 1-2 pm in Emerson A.

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ITHACON, the local comic book convention, will be held this Saturday, April 5 in Emerson Suites 10am-3pm.  Special activities include: Panels of comic book professionals speaking on "Tools of the Trade" and "How I Broke In," and DC Comics Senior Editor Will Dennis reviewing students' portfolios.

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If you love to write....

If you are a good writer....

If you want to help other writers....

And if you want to work with a group of creative and dedicated people,  

you should consider applying to The Ithaca College Writing Center to work there as a student tutor.   The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 10.  Visit the Writing Center in Smiddy 107 for application details.

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Toast to 2014
Friday, April 4
6-7:30 p.m.
(first raffle at 6:30 p.m.)
Emerson Suites
FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID)

For more information visit our Facebook Event.

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We are excited to announce the fourth Streets Alive! Ithaca, which will be held on Sunday, May 4 from 1-5pm on Cayuga Street in the Fall Creek neighborhood of Ithaca. Streets Alive! Ithaca closes the streets to cars and opens it for safe, healthy fun for people.

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Here's your "shot" to take it this summer while experiencing Ithaca during the most beautiful time of the year!

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Volunteers are critical to a healthy community. If you're actively engaged in community service - either as an individual or as a member of a student organization - and would like recognition for that commitment, apply for a President's Volunteer Service Award!

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What is a Jumpstart Leader?  Jumpstart Leaders participate in each Jumpstart program in a leadership capacity by serving as a valuable source of information and advising students about their college experience. Students have the opportunity to apply to be a Jumpstart Leader for one of the four programs: Community Plunge, Lead-In, ECHO, and the GREEN Tour.

 

Applications are available from March 17-March 28.

Need more information? Check out the Jumpstart Leader FAQ

 

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Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

Wednesday, April 2nd from 12-4pm, come by the resource room in The Center for Health Promotion, located on the bottom level of The Hammond Health Center and eat free pizza, enter to win prizes, hang out with Piper, our cuddly bunny, and explore the many resources we have to offer, including:

- Light therapy
- Safe sex kits
- Sleep kits
- Quit kits to help quit smoking
- Drug and alcohol information
- LGBT health
- Rape and sexual assault resources
- Unlimited condoms and lube
- Nutritionist consultation
- Learn about the Medical Amnesty Policy
- Sign up for Student Health 101
- ...and many more!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, April 2nd and hope you join us in educating the Ithaca College community about the resources here at The Center for Health Promotion!

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