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 "A WALK IN OUR SHOES" A MUSICAL PARODY ON LIFE AS A FIRST-YEAR STUDENT

Written and Directed by Julie Sullivan '15

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Have lots of school spirit? Interested in helping to plan, organize and promote IC Spirit Week 2013? Apply to be on the IC Spirit Week Board!

Positions available include: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Organization Liaison, Director of Communications, Advertising Chair, Public Relations Chair and Social Media Chair. Position descriptions can be found on icspiritweek.com in our "About Us" section.

To apply, complete the application here!

Please contact Rachel Heiss at icspiritweek@gmail.com with any questions!

We are asking ALL members of the Ithaca College campus community (faculty/staff/students) to participate in the upcoming campus climate survey.  On Wednesday, October 31 (Halloween), each campus member will receive an email invitation to participate in the Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey.  We NEED your perspective and your suggestions in order to ensure a welcoming climate at Ithaca College!

For more information, see the October 11, 2012 Intercom article located here: https://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php/20121011154031171

Where relevant, please be sure the post this message for all employees in your area that do not have regular access to email.

Thank you!

 

IC After Dark will be having their members meeting Monday, Oct. 29th at 7p.m. in the Six Mile Creek room. If you would like to learn more about the organization and which positions will be open for the next semester stop by! Snacks will be provided!

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 Join AAA this Thursday at 7pm in Williams 323 to learn about the famous Angel and Ellis Island, the discrimination Asians experienced and had to over come in the process to become U.S. citizens and share your own experiences and stories.

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Learn more about Native American history, politics, archaeology and contemporary struggles and cultural expressions! Take classes, attend the great slate of events in November and add a minor!

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November is Native American Month. IC is celebrating with a great slate of six events. All events are free and open to the public.

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The Handwerker Gallery intends to screen Jessica Yu's documentary, In the Realms of the Unreal, a film which chronicles the life and work of Chicago-based visionary artist, recluse, janitor, & story-crafter Henry Darger.  The film will be screened on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 5.00 p.m., but may have to be rescheduled depending upon local weather-- updates will be posted on this Intercom announcement, so stay tuned!

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Reminder...Grief Support Group

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 10/28/12 

Living with grief need not be a private experience.  Having a container in which to address your grief can be very comforting and stress relieving.  Consider letting the Grief Support Group be that container for you.  

The group provides an opportunity to face your grief without feeling like you're bringing others down.  The group also provides an opportunity to offer support to someone else experiencing grief.

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 Guy Talk is a weekly group that offers young men an opportunity to engage in conversation about what it means to be a man in today's world and to talk about issues that impact their lives.

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Need a lift to Cortaca?

Contributed by Ayesha Patel on 10/27/12 

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Senior Class will be providing shuttles for you and your friends to the Cortaca Jug game and back! 

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Museum Studies Info Session

Contributed by Paul Wilson on 10/27/12 

Tuesday October 30th at 12:15 in Gannett 112

Do you love museums?  Have you ever dreamed of working in one?

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The Humans vs Zombies Social Club would like to invite you to our day round on Saturday, November third. The day round provides people interested in the club with an opportunity to try out the game, without the commitment of playing an entire week.

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Fall 2012 represents our highest number of students requesting services since we began peer tutoring in Fall 2009!

Although each year we have increased our tutoring staff to meet the rising demand for academic assistance, as of today, October 26, 2012, most of our peer tutors are booked/at capacity and we are unable to increase our hiring. 

For some courses, we are making small groups.  Individual one-on-one tutoring is extremely limited in most.  To further meet increasing student requests we have eliminated some of our course offerings and focused on those 1st year courses with the historic highest rates of Ds, Fs, and Ws.  We are also focusing on those courses which over the past two years have had high rates of requests for tutoring.

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Thank you for requesting AES services and making it a great Fall 2012! We are pleased with the increase in demand for AES services over the past 3 years.

Although we have increased our tutoring staff to meet this demand, at this time of the semester many of our tutors are booked/at capacity.  For some courses, we are making small groups.  Individual one-on-one tutoring is available in some courses but limited in most.

After November 2, 2012, you will be unable to request tutoring for Fall 2012.  

Take a sincere assessment of where you are in your coursework.  If you find that you need tutoring, make your request today and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Want to show your school spirit and make the student section look even better in the stands??

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
2:35 - 3:50 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
12:10 - 1:05 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316

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A visit by Modern Family's Dan O'Shannon for Oct. 28-29 has been postponed due to the uncertainty of Hurricane Sandy and the associated weather and travel conditions on the East Coast.

His lecture, class visits, and writer's workshop will be rescheduled for a later date.