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Difference isn’t the problem. Discourse is! CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000:01 Introduction to Culture and Communication as an online course during Winter Session 2017 (Jan 9-Jan 20).

In this course, students explore and interrogate the ways that communication (e.g., language, media, and discourse) establishes and enacts identity power dynamics. In thinking about communication as global citizens, our online discussions of, for example, movies like Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004) and Snowpiercer (Joon-ho bong, 2013) help us to understand how social identities are constructed, institutionalized, changed, contested and/or appropriated by various social groups.

This course fulfills Liberal Arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements.

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IC Circle K, in partnership with Student United Way, will be having our yearly One World Market fundraiser! One World Market will be selling a number of their handmade, fair-trade goods on campus, and a portion of the profits will benefit both student organizations. They can help you prepare for the upcoming Ithaca winter with their array of hats, scarves, and gloves, in addition to help you check some friends and family members off your shopping list this holiday season! The sale will take place in the North Foyer of Campus Center on December 5, 6, and 7, from 9-3 each day.

 

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You are invited to a talk entitled OSIRIS-REx: NASA’s Asteroid Sample Return Mission Target: Carbonaceous Asteroid 101955 Bennu, with Beth Ellen Clark Joseph, Professor & Chair of the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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 Employee permits for 2017 will be available to order online beginning Friday, December 2, 2016.

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Who is Latinx? What does it mean to be Latinx in the US? Register for CSCR 10700 (CRN 43714) and find out!

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Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (PHYS-17500) is a 3-credit, introductory level astronomy course taught from the Natural Sciences perspective and aligned with the Inquiry, Imagination, Innovation and Identities themes. 

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Learn what happens in the biology labs!

Tuesday - Thursday, December 6-8
4:00 p.m.
View the schedule here.

Refreshments beforehand. (3:45-4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby. 

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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STUDY ABROAD this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 12/04/2016 

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Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term 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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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to announce that Lisa A. Kendall, Lecturer in Gerontology, is the recipient of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Part-time/Adjunct Faculty Honor. 

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To be eligible, a candidate must be a full-time faculty member who:

  • has completed at least one year of employment at Ithaca College
  • will be full-time (tenure, tenure eligible, or NTEN), of any rank, during the 2017-18 academic year.

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The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) approved an official Position Paper on Media Literacy in June of 2016. The paper was written by Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development along with Frank Baker of the Media Literacy Clearinghouse. The position paper discusses how social studies educators can use images and videos to teach media literacy analysis to students.

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Need a break?  Take in a concert...

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The Department of Writing is excited to announce its final Handwerker Reading of the semester, which will take place on Tuesday, December 6th, at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center). 

Tuesday's reading will feature one of IC's own Writing alumni, Zachary Tyler Vickers, reading alongside his former Department of Writing professor, Katharyn Howd Machan.

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Ithaca College students can take advantage of a free express shuttle on Sunday, December 4 from noon-7pm.

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 Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, Parent ’01, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

On behalf of the presidential search committee, I am writing to update you on our status and next steps.

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Some Web systems will be unavailable from 4:00AM - 8:00AM on the morning of Saturday, December 10th:

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There are many natural sources that can help keep us healthy throughout the holiday season and year round. In general, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, probiotics, and plenty of water is a good start.

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 If you are in the Mind Body Spirit or Identities themes and are looking for a course to fulfill the Natural Science perspective I have some news for you.....

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