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Contributed by Don Austin on 11/21/2014
LEAVE YOUR MARK!
Apply to be a participant in one of this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips in March 2015. ASB is a program sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs that provides service opportunities for students who successfully apply for participation at one of the five sites across the eastern United States. ASB is the best opportunity to make a difference and challenge yourself to become a better team player.
Learn more about these five awesome destinations HERE!
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Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/20/2014
"Depression is like a smoke that surrounds you. it makes every one of your passions & brightest qualities hazy."
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 11/20/2014
The staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services knows that being back at home can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. And some students may believe this particular break is a good time to come out to family and friends. Coming out is a highly individual, personal process. Only you can know when and whether it's the right time for you. The basic resources section of the LGBT Center website includes specific resources for you, your family, and friends, about coming out - whether you decide to do so this week, or at any other time of the year that's right for you. The Thanksgiving break resources page includes additional helpful information including how to find the nearest LGBT community center to your home community, national hotline information, and more. Resources are also always available from the LGBT Center, throughout the academic year. Wishing you a safe and happy Thanksgiving break!
Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 11/20/2014
CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000: Introduction to Communication and Culture" as an online course during the Winter Session (Jan 05- Jan 16). This course fulfills liberal arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number CLTC 10000 for Winter 2015 term on Homerconnect.
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Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 11/20/2014
Looking for a social science perspective on Mind, Body, and Spirit? There are seats available in a new section of CMST 14900, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication. It meets 11:00 - 11:50 MWF, and there are no prerequisites. CRN - 43905.
Contributed by Danette Johnson on 11/19/2014
Applications are now being accepted for the Linden Award for Learning Portfolio Excellence. This award is open to seniors who best demonstrate through their learning portfolios what they have learned in their college experience and what connections they draw among different elements of their Ithaca College education, presented in a form that effectively communicates to an external audience.
This award recognizes electronic portfolios that tell the student’s story, creating a platform for future iterations as learning continues through life. Portfolios will exemplify integrative thinking, critical and analytical problem solving and reflective learning outcomes, as created by students who have sought guidance and mentoring from Ithaca College alumni. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Jay and Judith Linden. For the 2014-15 competition, three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $3,000 for the best portfolio and $1,500 for each of the two runners-up.
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Contributed by Liz Kranz on 11/19/2014
Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 2 training sessions on December 2nd and 4th to teach students the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/19/2014
The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.
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Read "Profile of a Friend: How to be an ally to survivors of sexual assault" in November's issue of Student Health 101
Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/18/2014
"Sexual assault and abuse survivors who receive positive social support are less likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse issues."
In this interactive article in SH101, "Profile of a Friend", you can click on the various elements to learn about:
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Contributed by Elizabeth Bleicher on 11/18/2014
Seats are available in three courses this spring to help first-year and sophomore students get the most out of IC. All are listed in Homer under Interdisciplinary Studies Programs.
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Contributed by Jessica LeMore on 11/18/2014
The Center for Academic Advancement announces that the following offices will have limited drop-in availability during Thanksgiving Break:
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 11/18/2014
If you will be studying abroad in the winter or spring of 2015 on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program, and you have not yet met an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork, please be sure to schedule an appointment ASAP. In addition to meeting with an adviser in the OIP, all students going abroad on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program must attend two study abroad orientations.
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 11/18/2014
Seats are still available for the spring 2015 semester in a number of newly designated ICC courses.
To register or obtain full course information, go to HomerConnect.
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Are you looking to do something exciting next summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During Summer 2015, 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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Contributed by Sherrie Szeto on 11/17/2014
We are a nonprofit on-campus organization that supports media literacy integration into K- College classrooms by providing media literacy materials, curricula, and workshops for educators. Join our team in this Spring in Promotions and Marketing or Sustainability Curriculum Development to help promote critical thinking and media literacy skills for our diverse international audience.
We accept internships between 1 and 3 credits, and the hours are flexible.
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Contributed by Carl Cohen on 11/17/2014
Our partners at Zimride by Enterprise are giving away an iPad Mini, FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards! Post a ride in November and be automatically entered to win.
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Contributed by Steve TenEyck on 11/17/2014
Looking for a fun and enriching way to start your fall semester?
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