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DANCE ! FRI 11/30, 8pm-midnight - Fitness Center

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Don't Forget To.....

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/27/12 

... check out the November issue of Student Health 101! December's issue is almost here, so take some time to check out the current content before it's too late..

Looking for some simple health and wellness tips? Follow us @ICStudentHealth on Twitter!

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More than 5000 Completed!

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 11/27/12 

Since 2001, 5,072 cost-free, confidential online mental health screenings have been completed by IC students.  Take care of yourself and complete a series of online mental health screenings.  After all, a little bit of prevention is a good thing.

And don't forget, taking care of your mental health is a smart and healthy thing to do...and increases your chances for academic success!

Associate Professor of Music, Nicholas Walker, spent last week in Oslo, Norway, playing in the double bass section of the Oslo Philharmonic. Conductor, Marc Soustrot, lead Scandinavia's leading philharmonic orchestra and the Oslo Philharmonic Choir in three nights of performances and an international radio broadcast of Francis Poulenc's Gloria, and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. Mari Eriksmoen, soprano; Gert Henning-Jensen, tenor; and Morten Frank Larsen, barytone were featured soloists. 

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The 2013 Orientation Leader and Student Leadership Consultant applications will be available in the spring, beginning in February.  Please visit the Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs website in the future for updates.

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Soprano, Deborah Montgomery, Professor of Voice performed for over 8500 school children in a tour with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra last week in Grant Cooper’s (former Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College) Boyz in the Wood.  The Arts in Education program allowed children in Charleston, Parkersburg and Morgantown to experience this special interactive musical event.

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Join Created Equal and the Committee for Inclusive Education in this campus-wide event to address inclusive feminism. All students and student organizations are invited to participate in panel and discussion. 

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Wendy Herbener Mehne was invited to perform at the 40th Anniversary National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas, NV.  She performed music by Ravel, Schoenberg and Roussel on August 11, 2012.

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*Please note that this Thursday, November 29th, TIOLI will be open from 4pm-6pm.*

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT (TIOLI): Donate your gently used items such as clothing, room decorations, furnishings, school supplies, kitchen supplies, and more to TIOLI and find something useful for yourself. There is something for everyone, and it's FREE! Find it in the basement of Clarke Hall. Check Intercom for the hours it is open, or the sign at the main entrance of Clarke, where there will be a number to call to have an Eco-Rep let you in the building.

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Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program and a faculty member of the Department of Development Sociology, will present on "Families Torn Apart: Undocumented Immigrant Parents and their US Born Children.  This event takes place on Tuesday, December 4 at 12:15 PM in Clark Lounge. Pizza will be provided to attendees!

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"What are the social consequences of a lack of LGBT sex ed in public school/education before college?"

"Are you nervous to talk to a doctor about having a same-sex partner?"


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Sunday, December 2 from 1-4pm, Ithaca College Zumba® instructors host fundraiser at City Health Club to support Hurricane Sandy Relief.


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Professor Raj Subramaniam (Health Promotion and Physical Education) and undergraduate students Anya Eckhardt, Johnny Gorton-Parker, Amanda Failla, and Monica Weimer presented at the 75th Annual New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance conference held on November 15, 2012in Verona, New York.

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Assistant Professor Skott Freeman (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) was published in The International Journal of Bilingualism.

His article, "Using whole-word production measures to determine the influence of phonotactic probability and neighborhood density on bilingual speech production" appears in the December, 2012 issue.

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 Are you an underclassmen and interested in helping out with the Senior Class semi-formal? Contact Zach Woelfel for more information at

The Semi-Formal is this SATURDAY from 9pm-12am in Emerson Suites.

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IC Bell People-Ithaca College's handbell choir- will be having its fall concert this Saturday, December 1st at 7pm in Muller Chapel. If you've ever watched New Girl, you'll know the fun of handbells, and this is the perfect opportunity to explore it more! 

For more information about the concert, or to become a member of the IC Bell People, please contact Becky at 

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Ring in the Holidays!

Contributed by Rebecca Kabel on 11/27/12 

 IC Bell People-Ithaca College's Handbell choir- will be holding their annual fundraiser this week! Look for our table in the Campus Center lobby right next to the smoothie place to buy a custom phone call for friends and family, complete with a portion of one of the group's holiday melodies! Only $2, this offer ends on Friday, so hurry up and sign up for your own customized, ringing holiday message! 

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The book campaign for Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily ends Thursday, December 13. This is the last chance to donate at:

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Holiday Season Fire Safety Policies

Contributed by Tim Ryan on 11/27/12 

With the holiday season upon us,  it is a good time to review the college's policies on the safe use of decorations.  Please take a moment to read this important information.

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Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), recently traveled to Nashville, TN to present at the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). Dr. Bradwell and Ithaca City School District Superintendent, Dr. Luvelle Brown, presented: 

"When Good is Not Enought: Why and How a District is Seeking Excellence" -- The Ithaca City School District is engaged with systemic change efforts. District educators are transforming teaching and learning practices, realigning priorities, engaging the community, and overcoming situational constraints to shift the district culture while producing dramatic achievement gains. The session provided examples of structures and artifacts associated with philosophy, policy, curriculum, instruction and assessment shifts.