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If you’re a student who is interested in becoming a Resident Assistant for the spring semester, applications are opening soon!

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The Study Abroad Ice Cream Social will be held Wednesday, September 15, from 6:00-7:00 in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.  This event is held each fall specifically for first-year students.  You will have the chance to hear from and ask questions of lots of IC students who have studied abroad in locations all across the globe, all while eating make-your-own sundaes! This is a great opportunity to learn more about your options for study abroad and to hear all about study abroad directly from students who have lived the experience. 

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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions on Monday, September 13!  Options for Study Abroad at Ithaca College gives an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you. The London Center sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester or summer abroad in London is like. Come learn more about your study abroad options!

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We invite you to the 2010 First-Year Cabaret Auditions!  Actors and Backstage help are welcome.  Contact Brenden Kimball ( for more information.

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IC Fit Kids Is Back!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 09/10/10 

IC Fit Kids is an interactive program for kids ages 8-16, designed to help promote healthy life style awareness and exercise techniques in order to increase your child’s quality of life. The program is designed for a range of needs from fun physical activity, to weight loss and sports performance. The program will be offered four days a week, which should allow enough flexibility for you and your child’s schedule. Pick two days that work best for you, or bring your child every day!

Where: Ithaca College Wellness Clinic, CHS 302

When: September 20th- December 2nd (no sessions during Thanksgiving break)

Who: Children of Ithaca College employees

Times: Monday - Thursday, 4:30- 6 pm

Price:  $5 per session

Contact: e-mail wellness@ithaca.e

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 Susan Avery, Associate Professor of Music Education, has been selected to participate in a new program for the national organization College Music Society’s Committee on Academic Careers.

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If you are a first-year student, here's how.....

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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Notice to all Student Employees

Contributed by Donna Veres on 09/10/10 


This is a reminder that if you worked between August 30th and September 12th, you must submit an online timecard in Parnassus to record your hours. Your timecard must be submitted and approved by noon on Tuesday, September 14th in order to receive a paycheck on Friday, September 17th. 


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Advice from Interns

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 09/10/10 

Monday, Sept 13  •   7 pm in Friends 103

Six writing students who interned in New York City, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Ithaca this past summer will talk about their experiences  --  how they got their internships, what work they did, what they learned about the field, etc.

Interns worked at magazines and journals –– National Geographic Magazine, Urbanite magazine, Academe  (journal of the American Association of University Professors)
and publishing houses –– Simon & Schuster (large, for-profit); Essay Press (small, nonprofit)
and in development/fundraising –– Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Come with questions!

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Are you interested in being involved in programming and advocacy in our residence halls? If so, please join us at the first Residence Hall Association RHA meeting of the year!

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If you're a student photographer or videographer looking for work, the Division of Institutional Advancement has several opportunities that'll let you show off your talent.

We need photography and videotaping for Fall Splash weekend (October 1-3, 2010) as well as other IA events this semester. If you'd like to be considered for an assignment, please get in touch with JoAnn LaPadula right away ( or 607-274-3468).

Study Abroad Scholarships

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 09/09/10 

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and The Boren Scholarship provide excellent funding opportunties for study abroad.  If you are considering going abroad, you may want to consider applying for one of these awards! 

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Wendy Herbener Mehne will present a free flute recital at 7:00 pm on Sunday, September 12 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Diane Birr will collaborate on harpsichord and piano, and Heidi Hoffman will play the cello.  Music of J.S. Bach, Weber, and Taktakishvili is on the program.

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Do you want to have some fun while helping the environment at the same time? The Ithaca College wetlands need your help! IC’s Conservation Biology class is looking for volunteers to help with removing over-abundant cattails from the ponds of the brand new IC wetlands, created to mitigate wetland losses resulting from construction of the IC Athletic Center. This will be a great chance to help with an important cause and enjoy the great outdoors before it gets cold.

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TV & radio stations, nonprofit agencies, financial services firms, federal agencies and more will be recruiting at the Job, Internship & Volunteer Fair on Monday. This is your chance to find a variety of opportunities with local, regional and national organizations.

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Soprano Deborah Montgomery-Cove, baritone Brad Hougham, and pianist Charis Dimaras will give a free concert of songs by Hugo Wolf on Sunday, September 12 at 4pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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Do you want to show the world a side of American it has never seen?  Consider a career with the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency.

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The Peace Corps - named one of Business Week's "Best Places to Launch a Career" in 2009 - offers an exceptional opportunity to put your education, experience and abilities to work internationally. 

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Consider joining a local contingent at IC to participate in The Educause Learning Initiative's 2010 Online Fall Focus Session on Blended Learning on Sept 15-16 in the CET. "Blended learning" refers to using a combination of  face-to-face and online instructional elements to help students achieve the learning objectives in their courses.

See the original intercom post from 8/30 for more information.

7 pm, Clark Lounge, Campus Center

The need for transgender awareness on campus is great, but what are you going to do about it?  This interactive session is designed for students at all levels of personal awareness of transgender issues.

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