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The Technology Learning Center is offering  back-to-back training sessions on Microsoft Excel for the Macintosh on Monday, November 28. Please join us in the TLC (room 101 Friends Hall) for "Excel for Mac: Introduction" from 10am to 11am, then "Excel for Mac: Charts, Graphs, and Pivot Tables" from 11am to 12pm. We'll see you in class!

Excel for Mac: Introduction  (click to register)

Excel for Mac: Charts, Graphs, and Pivot Tables (click to register)

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Didn't get the chance to buy Candy Grams yet?

SGA will be tabling all next week! For the small price of $1.00, you can purchase a candy cane, add a personal message and give it to someone at Ithaca College! There is no limit to how many candy grams you purchase so don't worry; none of your friends will be left out! Stop by our table to make your one-stop-shop purchase!

Buy them in the Campus Center Lobby November 28-December 2 from 10 am-2 pm

ALSO

Buy them at the TC Lounge November 30-December 1 from 8 pm-12 am

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During winter break, will you be meeting Ithaca College alumni?  Making career connections, getting insights into your desired career field and hearing advice on life after college?  Enjoying light refreshments in upscale hotels in Boston, New York City or Philadelphia?

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must attend the full 2 hours of the driver safety class.

The next driver safety class will be offered on Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 from 6pm-8pm in Textor 102.

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Now is the time to submit nominations for OTM’s (Of The Month’s)! Ithaca College’s chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary recognizes YOUR submissions of outstanding individuals in the Ithaca College community.

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Don't miss out on the chance to visit companies & nonprofits this winter break, including NBC Universal, Philadelphia Zoo, State Street Corp., NSA, Deloitte, Aramark, Kohl's, Prime Rehabilitation Services, Target,  Peace Corps, Association of American Publishers, Prudential Financial...and more. 

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Founded in 1836, Tompkins Trust Company is a full-service, locally-managed community bank with 15 branches serving the Tompkins County area, Auburn and Cortland in Central New York.  Join us on Thursday, December 8 to learn about career opportunities with the Tompkins Trust Company.  You'll also get some resume advice from their Human Resources representative.

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Counseling & Psychological Services offers Ithaca College Staff & Faculty the chance to learn about how to help someone who is experiencing a crisis.  Applications are available for anyone interested in becoming a part of the Mental Health Response Team. 

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Want a great way to gain leadership experience and put your world-changing ideas into action? If you have a desire to learn about critical global issues and crises, spread awareness on campus, and help children around the world, Food for Thought is a perfect way to get involved on a local and global scale!

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A professional from CollegiateLink will be making a special visit to Ithaca College, don’t miss out on this exclusive 30 minute session!

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Lend a hand at the last Service Saturday of the semester! There will be volunteer opportunities with Habitat for Humanity, the Downtown Ithaca Childrens' Holiday Event, and more!

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This year will mark Ithaca's Third Annual Dancing with the Stars Competition. Sponsored by the Ithaca College Ballroom Dance Team, we will be taking nominations starting Monday, November 28th.

Look out for our table in campus center or simply e-mail us at icballroom@gmail.com to submit your nomination!

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It is Thanksgiving Break, which means it is time for ADVENTURES IN OSEMA-SOCIAL MEDIA!

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Prof. Doug Turnbull published the article "You Can Judge an Artist by an Album Cover: Using Images for Music Annotation" in the current issue of the IEEE Multimedia Journal.

"A computer-vision system predicts music genre tags by making use of content-based image analysis, suggesting that we can learn some notion of artists' similarity on the basis of visual appearance alone."

Prof. Turnbull is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Ithaca College. The work was conducted with his former student Janis Libeks. More information about the article can be found at:

http://www.computer.org/portal/web/multimedia

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When we come to your computer we are making many changes. The changes vary depending on whether you are on a Mac or a PC.

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The International Association of Business Communicators (IABCO is looking for a 1 year replacement for the Director of Advertising and Public Relations executive board position.

 

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Posted on behalf of Heather Hedges.

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) club recently purchased three iPads loaded with the speech-generating software, Proloquo2go.

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Buy Nothing Day

Contributed by Mark Darling on 11/18/11 

It’s not science fiction or an urban myth, sometimes people don’t buy something for an entire day.

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Recycling Tips

Contributed by Mark Darling on 11/18/11 

Recycling: It’s YOUR responsibility

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SGA's logo contest is coming to a close! The deadline is tomorrow!

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