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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, December 8th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Human Resources Conference Room, Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, and participate in a facilitate discussion on supporting transgender and gender nonconforming students. Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Program Director, DAC Member will facilitate this meeting entitled “Pronouns and Forms and Policies – oh my! Addressing the needs of transgender and gender nonconforming students”.

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Following the unrest and tensions at higher educational institutions across the country, there is a call for change rising on campuses across the country. Demonstrations and protests, large and small are happening on campuses across the country. Today’s campus is ripe for a civil conversation on the issue of race relations and the campus environment.

We’re at a crossroads in the area of civility and conduct within higher education. During this webinar, our expert presenter — Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and Washington Consulting Group — will provide strategies for engaging in best practices that meet the needs of your diverse student body so you can educate students about what constitutes racist speech and action, respond to incidents swiftly and effectively when they do occur, and adjudicate incidents effectively and fairly. 

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Savoyards Musical Theatre seeks a baritone to play Florian in its January 10, 2016 production of Princess Ida at the Endicott Performing Arts Center. This role's vocal range is Ab2 to F4.

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Tomorrow, December 1, is known as Giving Tuesday. Immediately following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is an international day dedicated to giving back to your favorite causes and charities.

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Ithaca College will be represented by Professor of Politics, Tom Shevory, at the upcoming UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 21st Session of Conference of the Parties (COP 21), held in Paris, France.  Professor Shevory will be attending the conference December 7-12th. 

Ithaca College's participation includes co-sponsorship of a side event, organized by Women's Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC), entitled, "Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change:  Forests, Renewable Energy and Health."  The event features the voices of Indigenous women leaders protecting forests and biodiversity...and showcases women as agents of change in transitioning to 100% renewable energy and for the health of people and planet.  WECC will be holding a press conference, also co-sponsored by Ithaca College.  (Special thanks to Wyolah Garden, Program Coordinator, WECC).

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The Image Text Ithaca (ITI) summer workshop (including the work of Ithaca College undergraduate student interns) received a glowing report in the latest issue of Afterimage; The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. In addition, one of our Junior Fellows, photographer Andre Bradley, had his work featured in the Portfolio section of the magazine. 

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 Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology, David Turkon, attended the 9th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), in Cape Town, South Africa. David’s research was presented in a paper, “Exposure to Food Insecurity During Critical Developmental Phases: Using  DOHaD and Syndemics to Disentangle Environmental Exposures and Epigenetic Processes,” that was co-authored with his colleague David Himmelgreen from the University of South Florida. 

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 The Campus Chorus and the faculty/staff chorus IC voICes will present a concert on Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 pm in Ford Hall in the School of Music. 

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The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 19th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will open on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

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Darrin Bann (Biology '06)
December 3

"You are here: Mapping cancer genomes"
4 pm
CNS 112
Refreshments are served at 3:45 pm.

All are welcome to attend.


View other IC Events here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Come to the North Foyer of Campus Center on Wednesday, December 2, and Thursday, December 3, to support One World Market and IC Circle K!

From 10-3pm One World Market, a Fair Trade business selling products from around the world, will be here hosting their annual Holiday Sale. There will be winter clothing, scarves, jewelry and even chocolate! A portion on the proceeds will go to help fund Circle K ‘s weekly service projects. Come out and support a great cause!

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Please Join us for a talk with Romaine Isaacs '10, entitled: The structure and properties of Cu covetic, a Cu-C alloy with high C content.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a seared tuna steak or Roasted Rack of Lamb to your plate! On Wednesday, December 2nd, Dining Services will feature Kalamata in Terrace Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register for a ticket. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner. 

Our full menu is available on Facebook!

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

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Chris Matusiak, Assistant Professor of English, has won the 2015 Barbara D. Palmer Award for his essay "Elizabeth Beeston, Sir Lewis Kirke, and the Cockpit's Management during the English Civil Wars."

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Our SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) in a Bottle events this semester have been fabulous. Thank you to all who have attended for the interesting and thought-provoking conversations we've had. Our last SoTL in a Bottle event for the semester will be Friday, Dec. 4th at 4PM at Argos Inn. Never fear, we will continue our congenial and convivial gatherings in the spring semester!

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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

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Procedures and schedules are in place for final exams during the week of December 14 – 18.

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Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6-8 @ Creative Space Gallery (215 E. State St., the Commons)

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