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Congratulations to Sofia Johnson '12  who was recently accepted to Sodexo's Student Board of Directors!

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The Dept. of Art History is organizing a field trip to New York City.  We'll be leaving at 8 AM on the morning of Friday, October 22nd, and returning the evening of Sunday, October 24th, 2010. 

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU HAVEN'T BEEN TO AN FYE FEATURED EVENT YET?!

The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful year last year, we're happy to announce our NEW line-up of FYE featured events!  Here are our next few featured events:

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Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra

Ford Hall
Sunday, October 10, 2010
4:00 PM

Jeffery Meyer, conductor
Steven Mackey, guest composer and electric guitar soloist

Program with music by Rossini, Mackey, and Brahms.

Steven Mackey, Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition, was born in 1956 to American parents stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. His first musical passion was playing the electric guitar in rock bands based in northern California. He later discovered concert music and has composed for orchestras, chamber ensembles, dance and opera. He regularly performs his own works, including two electric guitar concertos as well as numerous solo and chamber works, and is also active as an improvising musician.

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Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra

Ford Hall
Friday, October 8, 2010
8:15 PM

Jeffery Meyer, conductor

with soloists:
David Russell, cello
Wendy Mehne, flute
Paige Morgan, oboe
Frank Campos, trumpet

Program with music by Barber, Ligeti, and Brahms.

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 Never fear..if you missed out on your chance to grab a ticket for the concert tonight, all hope is not lost!!

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 Didn't get your ticket to Ithacappella Block 1? No problem!! Come and wait in the rush line and if you can't get in, you get a FREE CD!!

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Find out by entering the SAB Stand-Up Competition, Wednesday, October 20th, 7:00 PM in IC Square!

Finally one of SAB's most popular events, the Stand-Up Competition, IS BACK! Come hear some of the funniest student comedians at Ithaca College spit their bits and fight to the death in this epic stand up comedy contest.

The winner of the competition will get to open for our next comedy act: Anthony Jeselnik on November 2nd!

If you are interested in competing please e-mail Jake Goldberg at jgoldbe2@ithaca.edu. Don't wait, these 20 spots will fill up FAST!

Come watch The Twilight Saga: ECLIPSE in Textor 102:

Friday, October 8th - 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM
Saturday, October 9th - 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 10th - 8:00 PM

Admission is only $2

As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

This weekend only, you don't want to miss out!

Our Mission: To Serve the Interest of Women of Color at Ithaca College and Celebrate Our Shared Interest.

All Women of Color Affinity Upcoming Meetings (12-1:30 p.m.)

Location is Peggy Ryan Williams (PRW) Center Garden Level in the Mini-Conference - Room 028

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The Student Government Association will be hosting a food allergy forum Monday October 11 at 7pm in Business 204.

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In a February '09 campus-wide survey, two thirds of IC students reported having been in the presence of a student whose intoxication level concerned them. Only 9% of students reported calling for medical assistance in such situations. Do you know the signs of alcohol poisoning?

Look for one or more of the following: 

Inability to be roused with loud shouting or vigorous shaking.

Mental confusion.

Low body temperature.

Weak, slow, or very rapid pulse.

Pale or bluish skin.

Slow or irregular breathing.

Excessive vomiting.

Seizures.

 

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What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the annual Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer awareness.

When: Thursday, October 21st, 8:00 - 11:00pm
Where: Mondo Gym, Fitness Center, Ithaca College

 

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What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the first Relay For Life Kick-Off Event of the year!

When: TONIGHT (10/11), 7:00 - 9:00pm
Where: The Pub / La Vincita, Ithaca College

 If you are registered for Relay or register at the event, you will receive a $2 OFF COUPON for all CAC merchandise including our new t-shirts!  AND Pulse (IC Hip Hop) will be performing!

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Stop by the Student Computer Repair Center today for your chance to win an All-In-One HP Printer, Scanner, Fax, Copier!

Congratulations to the following winners!

  • Sara Webb
  • Joshua Stewart
  • Natasha Rivera

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ITS will be performing routine systems maintenance beginning at 5 pm, Friday October 15, 2010 on Homer, Blackboard, ACE/ARGUS and Nova.

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ITS public computer labs will be closed during fall break except for Friends 110. Friends 110 and the Student Computer Repair Center have limited hours and staffing during the break.

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The International Club (ICIC) in collaboration with the Office of International Programs will hold the annual International Photo Exhibition on October 26th and 27th. The display will up for viewing and voting from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the North Foyer.

So, come and share your photos with the community and win prizes- 1st place ($100), 2nd place ($50) and 3rd place ($25).

There are two main categories of the contest: People and Places, as well as an additional special category Water.

Entries must be submitted to the Office of International Programs in CHS 214-2 by 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 20th.

For more information or questions contact icic@ithaca.edu

If you're looking for a powerful opportunity to change America for the better, consider U.S. PIRG (U.S. Public Interest Research Group). U.S. PIRG is a federation of state-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations that work for the public interest on a range of issues.

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Children Helping Children

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 10/07/10 

On Sunday evening, October 10, 2010, the Ithaca College Chapter of Up ‘Till Dawn will be hosting a major event to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the Emerson Suites from 4:30-9:30PM.

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