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Contributed by Matthew Rojas on 02/02/10 

Wanna be a leader! Want to gain some valuable experience while leading a group of individuals that strive to be the best?

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Internationally renowned economist Sir Partha Dasgupta will discuss “The Economics of Sustainable Development” on Wednesday, February 3rd at 4:00PM in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. Please note the room change to the Carl Sgrecci Room 111, to accommodate the larger expected audience. 

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It’s Groundhog’s Day, but you don’t have to be doomed to repeat the same mistakes in planning your meetings. Running, and even participating, in a good meeting is both an art and a science. You have to keep it moving, keep it on target, and yet make sure people don't feel hurried and unheard. Every meeting you attend can become more effective if you pay attention to three areas: CONTENT, DESIGN and PROCESS.

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Tried of eating the same frozen dinners? Sign up for a meal and have the freedom to eat at 3 dining halls and 8 retail locations. Having a meal plan helps you enjoy endless meal and snack possibilities on-campus here at Ithaca College including sushi, flat bread pizza, kosher, vegan and vegetarian dining and much more!

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Jake Brenner, PhD, Clark University and candidate for the ENVS Environmental Geographer position here at IC will be presenting on his research into ecological invasion and landscape change in the trans-boundary Sonoran Desert as a product of social, cultural and political interactions with nature.

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Relay is a 12-hour overnight fundraising event that promotes advocacy for cancer research, celebrates lives lost, and stimulates hope for a cure. Faculty and staff are invited to attend and support this event, to be held on February 27th, 2010 in Barton Hall at Cornell University. Ithaca College was able to raise over $100,000 for the American Cancer Society last year, and we aim to increase the number of donations for this year’s event.   Donations can be made online at You can also purchase luminaria bags in honor of loved ones for $5 each, which will be lit all night long.   If you have any questions, please e-mail Hope to see you there!


The tenth annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Sunday, February 7. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a national effort to increase awareness, participation, and support for HIV education, prevention, care, and treatment among African-American people.

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Career Services is pleased to announce our Spring 2010 resume books.  If you are looking for a job or internship, being in our resume books is a great way to potentially get your resume in front of several thousand employers!

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Sandra Steingraber, will speak on “The Importance of Journalism and Independent Media in an Age of Ecological Crisis” on February 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. Her talk is sponsored by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM).

Steingraber is the author of “Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment.” An expert on the environmental causes of cancer and reproductive problems, Steingraber is herself a survivor of bladder cancer, a disease linked to chemical pollutants. After “Living Downstream” was published, “Ms.” magazine named her a “woman of the year” and the Sierra Club called her “the new Rachel Carson.” A documentary film based on “Living Downstream” will be released this spring.

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Associate Professor of Italian Julia Cozzarelli authored a substantially revised Student Activities Manual to accompany "Da capo, seventh edition," an intermediate-level Italian text published by Heinle/Cengage.

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Associate Professor of Italian Julia Cozzarelli authored an all-new introductory Italian textbook published with Vista Higher Learning entitled,  "Sentieri: Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea."

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Members of the Ithaca College community can receive free services for the prevention and treatment of communication disorders.

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The Handwerker Gallery is currently accepting submissions for its annual student film screening to be held on February 11, 2010.

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Maria DiFrancesco presented a refereed paper at the annual Modern Languages Association Convention in Philadelphia, PA on December 30th, 2009.

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A new emergency power transformer is being installed in Job Hall on Friday 2/5/10 from 3-5 pm.

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Premed Meeting:  Feb 4

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/01/10 

February 4:  Pre-Med Meeting for students, 12:10-1:00 pm, room TBA. 

  • We will be discussing the events for the semester, two speakers planned, field trip to SUNY Upstate, Relay for Life, and other items.

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Dave Jacke of Dynamics Ecological Design, author of “Edible Forest Gardens”, will present a discussion of “Ecology, Design, and Agriculture: A Synthesis” on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00PM in the Center for Natural Sciences Room 112.

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Welcome back students,


IC Asian Culture Club is holding its first general meeting of the semester this

Wednesday, Feb. 3rd in Williams 202 @ 7:00pm!

We will be talking about the different events in our upcoming Asia month and importance of Asian heritage. 


Hope to see everyone at the meeting!


Senior Intention Forms

Contributed by Erin Huyler on 02/01/10 

If you are a Rising Senior planning to live on campus for the Fall 2010 semester, it is very important for you to submit a Senior Intention form.  The Office of Residential Life cannot guarantee you the right to live on campus if you do not submit your senior intention form by Friday, February 5, 2010 at 5pm. The Office of Residential Life will assume any senior who has not submitted an intention form by February 5th  will be moving off campus.


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