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The next ten days are sure to be stressful for many students. However stressed you may feel, try to keep your mind functioning optimally so you can focus on the necessary projects and exams. Time is not a luxury, so make sure each day is used effectively and productively.

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 Didn't get to sign up for a "back rub"?  Stop by the event and ask to do a walk-in!

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A film by Dylan Lowry was recently selected to screen at the Student Experimental Film Festival (SEFF) in Binghamton, New York.

Lowry, a junior cinema and photography major, created A London Segment for his Cinema Production II course in the Spring 2011 semester. The film is a visual and sonic exploration of London, England.

SEFF is a two-day festival that focuses on experimental works that challenge the conventional cinematic experiences. For more information on SEFF, visit http://seffbinghamton.blogspot.com/
 

Burn Fat, Not Oil...

Contributed by Lauren Goldberg on 12/13/11 

That's what bikes are for! And before the semester is over, please help the Bomber Bike Initiative team with 2 minute long survey!

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Scott Hamula, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, was recently quoted in an article titled, “When Ad Campaigns Go Horribly, Horribly Wrong.”

The piece, written by Darren Dahl, was published on OPEN Forum, an area of the American Express website that features advice for small business owners.

Hamula stresses the importance of customer research and test marketing before launching a campaign.

To read the article visit: http://www.openforum.com/articles/when-ad-campaigns-go-horribly-horribly-wrong
 

Three Park School students were selected to participate in the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Multicultural Career Workshop in New York City in November.

Shante Snipes ’13 and Brandon McCullough ’12, integrated marketing communications majors, and Justina Kofie ’13, a TV-Radio major, participated in the two-day workshop to learn about opportunities in radio, TV, advertising, and digital media. Representatives from more than 30 major communications companies attended. The students were able to participate in various sessions, network with professionals, and have one-to-one meetings.

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IC Human Rights will be holding elections for E-board members for the Spring semester at our next meeting on Thursday, December 15, at 8 pm in Friends 207! We are looking for people interested in positions of publicity, treasurer, and secretary. Or, if you have your own idea for an e-board position, come and share it with us!

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Looking for a last minute present for your favorite Potter fan? Or just want to treat yourself with something amazing? Then come to the Harry Potter Alliance's table in the North Foyer to pick up some AWESOME Potter-inspired jewelry, ornaments, pillows, and MORE! We will also have the first round of Yule Ball tickets available for purchase at a limited-time-only lowered price of $8. After break the prices go up to $10 and then $12 at the door (if we have tickets left).

Tabling days and times: December 14th from 10am to 3pm and 16th from 10am to 2pm in Campus Center. 

In the Harry Potter books, the Yule Ball was a mid-winter dance to celebrate the Triwizard tournament. Our Yule Ball will be a charity concert and dance held in Emerson Suites to raise money for the Finger Lakes Land Trust, which is an environmental organization based in Ithaca. The event will be open to the public! RSVP to our event page.

The night will begin with a wizard rock concert from 7pm to 9pm featuring wizard rock artists The Whomping Willows and Lauren Fairweather. Following the concert there will be a DJ and dance from 9pm to midnight. Two events, one ticket!

Ticket Prices:
$8 before winter break 
$10 after winter break and online
$12 at the door

We will begin selling tickets at the $8 price on December 12th, 14th, and 16th from 10am to 3pm in the North Foyer of Campus Center. Tickets will be available online for people not in the Ithaca area soon after the 16th.

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Please remember special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for the processing of final exams.

Final exams will be processed Sunday-Thursday, December 18th -22nd with a four-hour turnaround time. Special procedures are in place after hours between 5pm-11pm. Regular optical scanning processing will resume Friday, December 23rd. Please see last week’s Intercom article detailing the Optical Scanning finals week procedures.

If you have questions about the optical scanning process, please visit our website or contact the ITS Helpdesk at 274-1000, between 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday.
 

Peace Corps staff in the NYC office will host students on January 12, for a panel presentation by returned Corps volunteers.  Take advantage of this opportunity to network and explore career options through Road Trips to the Real World.

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All members of the community are invited to presentations from students in the Department of Theatre Arts on December 16th in Dillingham. 

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If so, have you completed the required study abroad paperwork through the Office of International Programs?

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IC TOMS Club is accepting applications for Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer! Application open until Dec. 31st! 

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Congratulations to all nominees and campus winners!  Your efforts this month have been outstanding and inspirational!

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Who's Your "Of The Month?"

Contributed by Marissa D'Ambrosio on 12/13/11 

For this holiday season, why not take the time to recognize someone outstanding in your life.  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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Who's Your "Of The Month?"

Contributed by Marissa D'Ambrosio on 12/13/11 

For this holiday season, how about taking the time to recognize someone outstanding in your life.  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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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is recruiting student organization leader presenters for Leading @ IC sessions next semester. 

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 Great Chanukah Gifts!   

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Thursday, December 15 at 7:00pm in Ford Hall

The Ithaca College Campus Choral Ensemble will present its fall semester concert in Ford Hall this Thursday, December 15, at 7:00pm. Admission is free. The Campus Choral Ensemble will perform works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Persichetti, and sing in styles ranging from modern madrigal to gospel.

Join us for a night of joyful music!

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