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Cupcakes and Karaoke!

Contributed by Chelsea Bell on 11/01/12 

Sing, have your cake, and eat it too!

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 The STAND benefit concert is Friday November 2 at the nines in collgetown at 10 pm. 

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ITS is pleased to announce that the Technology Learning Center (TLC) will be offering multiple training sessions on Sakai, IC's online learning and collaboration environment, Monday November 5th through Friday, November 9th. Instructors can build Sakai course sites. Students, staff members, and faculty members can build Sakai project sites. Click any link below to register online instantly for topics of your choice. Reach for the sky with Sakai! 

Sakai Series: 
Sakai: Introduction to Sakai for Instructors
Sakai: Creating Learning Units
Sakai: Introduction to Project Sites for Everyone

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ITS is pleased to announce that the TLC (Technology Learning Center) will be offering training on a variety of computing topics next week, Monday November 5th through Friday, November 9th. Click any link below to register online instantly for topics of your choice. Training is open to all faculty members, staff members, and students. We'll see you in class!

Basic Operating System Series:
Macintosh: Best Practices for Using the Macintosh
Windows: Best Practices for Using Windows 7

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The International Association of Business Communicators is hosting an interactive personal branding workshop on November 6

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Mounting any theatrical production takes collaboration. Directors, producers, designers, technicians, and many other artists need to get on the same page in order to create a cohesive product. When a musical is in rehearsal, the choreographer’s job is among the most critical: he or she has to figure out how the group of performers can move in exciting, efficient and attractive ways.

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For the second year in a row, the Ithaca College Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) has invited a respected pedagogue and performer to visit our campus and interact with our organization. On November 8 and 9, 2012, pianist Alan Huckleberry of the University of Iowa will join us to present a masterclass and lecture.

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Clarinetist Jean Kopperud will be giving a unique class called "On the Edge: Learning to Give Peak Performances", November 7 at 6PM in Ford Hall Auditorium The class teaches performers of all stripes—including actors, musicians and singers, and public speakers such as lawyers and business professionals—methods to ease stage anxiety. The class incorporates the best methods she has gleaned from numerous acting and dance classes, as well personal tips from a life spent before an audience. Any students who might be interested in playing for Ms. Kopperud in the class should contact Richard Faria at

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Registration for the BOLD Conference starts this Thursday, November 1! Register here:

This conference is first-come, first-serve, so be sure to register early!


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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following November events.

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This Saturday, November 3, Ithaca College will dedicate the new Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center down on Cayuga Inlet. The magnificent new facility replaces the Haskell Davidson Boathouse, which was torn down last year after nearly four decades of service to IC crew.

We'll start the day on Saturday with the Freeman Cup intrasquad race at 9:00 a.m., followed by the formal dedication of the facility starting at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, November 3, 2012
9:00-11:00 a.m. ~ Freeman Cup Intrasquad Race
11:00 a.m.-noon ~ Dedication Ceremony
Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center
692 Third Street Extension
Ithaca, NY 14850

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

Any Ithaca College faculty member, staff member, or student may nominate an outstanding junior or senior for a 2012-2013 Peggy R. Williams Award.  Self-nominations are also accepted.

Nominate a student (or students) before 5:00pm on Friday, November 16. 

All eligible nominees will be sent an application form to complete. Only students who complete the application will be considered.

Would you like to learn more about the award?  Click here.

Would you like to submit your nominations?  Click here.

Questions?  Please contact Jen Walsh in OSEMA at

College Students in action with New York's Farmworkers

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost & VPEA

I would like to remind you of the November Coffee Meetings with the Provost and invite you to please join me. My goal is to create a place for informal chat in a small group setting.   In order for me to do this in an informal manner, I must limit these meetings to no more than 12 people at a time. Therefore, I ask that you please RSVP to MaryAnn Taylor ( if you wish to join me for one of these meetings. 

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“Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting and excelling at whatever work you do. This is the ultimate good.”     ~Zhuang Zhou, (389-286 BCE)

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Each month the Campus Center and Event Services office spotlights seniors in our office who are making a difference.  These outstanding student leaders play a critical role in the functioning of our office--offering outstanding customer service, event knowledge, technical skills and just plain fun. This month we’d like to recognize KRYSTINA DRASHER. Read more about our students in SENIOR SPOTLIGHT.

Stay connected to the people who know how to plan great events. Like us on Facebook (keywords: Campus Center and Event Services).

The following announcement is submitted on behalf of the Instructional Development Fund (IDF) Committee

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