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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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Learn about two new Minors offered by the Modern Languages and Literatures Department: in Linguistics and in Translation 

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Toast to 2016
Friday, April 1
6:00-7:45 p.m.
Emerson Suites
FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID) 

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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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Interested in a Fall 2016 Tutoring position?

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Jason Hamilton, natural history expert in the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department and initiator of IC’s immensely popular Environmental Sentinels course, will be teaching a Maymester course – ENVS 142 – in the art and science of tracking.

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This summer Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions.  

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The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is now hiring for the Fall 2016! We have extended our application deadline to Thursday, March 31st at 12:00 pm. Check out our hiring website for details.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Endpoint Systems Technician
  • fixIT Technician
  • Lab Consultant
  • Learning Spaces Technology Specialist
  • Media Specialist
  • Service Desk Consultant

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ITHACON, Ithaca's local comic book convention (Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17) needs volunteers.  We need facepainters, greeters, people to craft with kids, Pokemon experts, comic book movers, cosplay photographers, and students to run away from blaster-toting small children.  Sign up this week on the wall outside of Muller 317.

All volunteers get a free "Ithacon Minion" t-shirt.

Do you want to live in Ithaca over the summer? Are you looking for a Sublet?

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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.


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The Ithaca College Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites outstanding seniors and recent graduates* to apply for selection as the Chapter’s candidate for one of the prestigious National Fellowships for the first year of graduate or professional study. 

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Criteria used in the selection process include undergraduate academics, leadership and service both on the campus and in the community, graduate prospects, the student’s personal statement, and faculty and other recommendations.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Jolene Rupe from Aureus Medical Group to campus on March 31 to host a lunch and learn session.  Ms. Rupe will discuss working in the field of Rehabilitation Therapy and what Aureus does to support graduates interested in that career path.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from the Hillside Family of Agencies will visit campus on Wednesday, March 30 to table, host an information session and possibly interview candidates for full-time, post graduate positions.

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 Doesn't your body deserve a relaxing massage at this time of year? Chair massage is a convenient and soothing way to relax and recharge! The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithacato bring chair massages to IC students.

The next Massage Day is scheduled for: Tuesday, April 5th from noon to 5pm 

Where? Center For Health Promotion, on the lower level of Hammond Health Center. (Enter the Office of Counseling and Wellness, from the parking lot side of the building).

Cost: $1 per minute (pre-pay via PayPal or credit card )

Sign up for 10, 20 or 30 minutes of massage - it's easy! Visit the Sign-up Genius here:

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Toast to 2016
Friday, April 1
6:00-7:45 p.m.
Emerson Suites

FREE with senior card ($2 without)
21+ event (Bring ID) 

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Registration is currently open for the April offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women.  Spaces still remain for this class, which will be conducted in four three-hour sessions on April 2-3 and 9-10, and which is open to any student who identifies as female.

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Graduating seniors, are you ready for Commencement?  Attend the Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Emerson Suites, to make sure you are ready.

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