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In honor of Data Privacy Month, you can now download Matt Ivester's book "lol...OMG!" at no charge.

"lol...OMG!" provides a cautionary look at the many ways that today's students are experiencing the unanticipated negative consequences of their digital decisions from lost job opportunities and denied college and graduate school admissions to full-blown national scandals.

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Wellness Wednesdays, the bring-your-lunch series sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion, begins February 1, 2012.

All programs will be held in the Taughannock Falls meeting room, 3rd floor of the Campus Center, from noon-12:50pm.

For a peek at this semester's schedule, please visit the Center for Health Promotion's Wellness Wednesday webpage.

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 Are you planning on studying abroad at all during your time at Ithaca College?

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Are you interested in building your resume and gaining hands on experience in the communications field?

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ParkAdVenue, better known as the Ithaca College chapter of the American Advertising Federation wants to offer its expertise in marketing and advertising to student organizations on campus. 

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If you are a (piano )music major interested to teach private piano lesson email to



Upload your video to your YouTube account by Saturday, February 4th, 2012 to.  Then e-mail the link to


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#icmlk Question of the day

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 01/26/12 


Who do you appreciate?

Tweet your responses using the #icmlk hashtag throughout the weekend! 

Also, show your appreciation and support by writing letters at the Type or Tweet event on Saturday night!


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 Habitat for Humanity is back in full swing for this semester, and we'll be holding our first meeting this Sunday, January 29th, at 4pm in the Taughannock Falls room on the third floor of campus center.  

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Do you remember a time when computers didn't exist?  Well, before computers, there were typewriters.  Before typewriters, there was paper and ink.  "Type or Tweet" gives students an opportunity to use any of these devices (including twitter) to express themselves.  Think about these questions:

Is there a family member you want to thank or appreciate?
Is there a cause or organization you want to show support for?
Maybe you have a friend who could use a fun type-written letter?

All writing materials will be provided, including stamps to mail your letters (don't forget to bring the address)!  Stop by this unique event on Saturday night in IC Square and experience a variety of letter-writing methods, while enjoying the company of others and FOOD.


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Get your teams in now!

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is looking for two faculty OR staff members at IC to run separate Alternative Spring Break Service trips to Joplin, Missouri, and Salamanca, New York, respectively.

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Saturday night concert!

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 01/26/12 

The Brownskin Band will be performing in Emerson Suites this Saturday night!

Join us as we celebrate the end of MLK Week with music!

Inspired by groups like Mint Condition, The Roots, and Tony! Toni! Toné! the group Brownskin, based out of Syracuse, NY, was formed in August 2007. They got their name when founder Nate Brown combined his last name with his instrument of choice the drums more affectionately known as “skins”. Faced with the initial challenges of finding a cohesive group of talented and likeminded musicians he found his current band mates on his second try. With Nate on Drums, Gary Carter on vocals, Joe Cummings on keyboard and vocals, John Dale on bass, Danielle Mitchell on vocals, and Ekwan Brooks on keyboard, Brownskin is up and running and actively pursuing their dream of recording their own original CD and using it as a means to spread their infectious positive energy throughout the world.


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Free Movie Friday: "The Help"

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 01/26/12 

Recently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture!

"The Help" will be showing in Emerson Suites on Friday, January 27 starting at 7:00pm.  The movie is based on the #1 New York Times bestseller by Kathryn Stockett.  The Help is an empowering story about very different, extraordinary women in the 1960s South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project — one that breaks society’s rules and puts them all at risk.    The screening will be followed by a discussion, facilitated by an Ithaca College Faculty member, about underlying themes and connections in the film related to the civil rights movement.  

This event is open to the public.


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Friday, January 27, 3-4pm, Textor 103

See the original post for details. Please RSVP if you plan to attend by contacting Tina Thurston at or 4-3830.

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William Kappel, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey at its Ithaca-based New York Water Science Center, will bring his expertise to the ENVS Spring 2012 seminar series on Monday 30 January at 4:00 PM in CNS 112.

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Chamber Music: An Essential History (Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2012), written by Mark A. Radice, Professor in the School of Music, is an overview of music for intimate ensembles from Mediaeval times to the present. This book discusses both Western European classics and many less known but fascinating works—some of them as recent as 2009 are examined. Much of the information is from the composers themselves.

The cover is from a beautiful piece of artwork is by Dorothy Hoyt, wife of former Ithaca College President Howard Dillingham. The wax painting has been hanging in the School of Music faculty lounge for many years.   

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ITS recognizes the importance of a robust, reliable email system and we are aware of the performance issues with our current system.

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Professor of Music Kim Dunnick presented a masterclass on January 19 at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.  About 40 students attended from GVSU and area colleges and universities. 

During the class, Dunnick worked with several trumpet soloists and a trumpet ensemble, all of whom are preparing for either graduate auditions or competition in the National Trumpet Competition in Washington D.C.

ITS is pleased to announce some  upcoming hands on workshops on using Turnitin, the online plagiarism detection service.

Please register at the TLC Workshop Calendar

Feb. 6th, 2012, 3:15 - 4:15 pm
Feb. 14th, 2012, 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Feb. 23rd, 2012, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Workshops are in the TLC in Friends 101.

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