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Biology Seminar: October 25

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/19/12 

Jason Meyers, Colgate University
"Control of progenitor fate during development and regeneration of zebrafish sensory systems" 

Department Seminar Series

Thursday, October 25 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Refreshments served at 3:45, 1st floor CNS foyer. Bring your mug. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.

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The National Teaching Fellowship with Citizen Schools is a two year AmeriCorps program for individuals who are eager to participate in education reform. Members of the National Teaching Fellowship teach in the expanded day, grow in a professional role, and serve as community builders dedicated to closing the opportunity and achievement gaps.

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In preparation for re-enrollment, we are asking employees to review the following information.

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Cyberbullying refers to a number of activities that all constitute digital harassment.  It involves the use of information and communication technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behavior by an individual or group, intended to harm others. The best defense against harassment is to familiarize yourself with all effective use policies and laws and report, block, and ignore as necessary. The best guideline to follow is to absolutely avoid cyberharrassment at all costs: don’t bully anyone, don’t respond to any provocation, and report all instances you see.

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 Maria DiFrancesco, Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented a paper entitled, “Trafficking in the Third-Space: Migrant Bodies and Pateras in Nieves García Benito’s Por la vía de Tarifa” at the Mid-Atlantic Conference of Hispanic Literatures held in Lincoln, NE (October 12th-14th, 2012). 

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Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland, participants for 53 years in the annual Cortaca Jug football game, became co-owners of the federally registered trademark "Cortaca" and are now partners in a trademark and licensing program for “the biggest little game in the nation.”

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Monday, October 22, 2012
4.00 - 5.00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316

Do accommodations for students with disabilities give an unfair advantage in the classroom? Do such accommodations lower academic standards? Are we doing students a disfavor by offering what might not be available when they go out into the “real world?” At what point do accommodations cross the line and become unreasonable?

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The Student Activities Board presents world-renowned Psychic Mentalist Duo - The Evasons! 

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Come see comedian Ronnie Jordan! Ronnie has been featured on BET's Comic View, Martin Lawrence Presents the 1st Amendment Stand-up, P. Diddy Presents Bad Boys of Comedy and host of the successful Atlanta based video show, Oomp Camp Live.

Make sure to get to IC Square by 8:00PM on the 23rd! The price of admission...oh wait it's FREE!

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While You're On Break.....

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 10/18/12 

Make sure to check out October's Issue of Student Health 101!

Also take the time to follow us @ICStudentHealth on Twitter!

Sponsered by the Center For Health Promotion.

Campus Wide Elections Debate!

Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 10/18/12 

Decide for yourself – Is it truth or just a “bunch of malarkey?”

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Campus Wide Elections Debate!

Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 10/18/12 

Decide for yourself – Is it truth or just a “bunch of malarkey?”

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The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival has EXTENDED the deadline for internship applications. 

The new deadline is Wed October 31 at 5 p.m. TYPED HARD COPIES ONLY, to CHS 212, Office of the Assistant Provost, Dr. Tanya Saunders

Application forms can be found on the right hand side of the FLEFF website.

Hello Students!

The student organization IC Fit has partnered with the Office of Recreational Sports, the Office of Counseling and Wellness, and Dining Services to bring you the Student Wellness Challenge. 

When:  Monday 10/22/12 - Friday 12/7/12

Who:  All Ithaca College students are welcome to participate in the program

What:  Each week there will be four challenges in the categories of: Nutrition, Fitness, Mental Health/Stress Management, and one Wellness Wild Card.  Participants can submit online which challenges they complete throughout the program.

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All students, staff, and faculty are invited to join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, October 23 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the Cayuga Lake Room at the Campus Center.

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Sheryl WuDunn will be featured as the Peggy R. Williams Difficult Dialogues Symposium Speaker on Thursday, November 1, 2012 in Ford Hall at 7:30 pm.  A book signing and reception will follow this free and open to the public event.

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The School of Business, Sustainability Initiative and Net Impact, are proud to welcome John Davies, VP and Senior Analyst at GreenBiz, on Monday, October 22, from 7-8 p.m. in BUS 111.

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The answer to the question you see here is, of course, THE FLU. Stay healthy and help to protect others by getting your free flu shot.

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On, Tuesday, October 17, Jane Ray, HR Specialist, and Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Senior Recruiter, were each recognized as "Partner of the Year" at the annual awards dinner held by Challenge Workforce Solutions! 

Challenge is a dynamic organization whose mission is to "support individuals with disabilities and other employment barriers [by] developing their skills, interests and talents [in order] to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s workplace and be productive and contributing members of their community."  In other words, this organization helps individuals face huge obstacles and challenges such as physical and mental disability – and provides services to assist the individual in successfully meeting his or her employment goals.

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