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Leigh Ann Vaughn, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, presented research at the 11th annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Las Vegas, NV, on January 29, 2009. The research was on when people will engage in high-level, inclusive thinking.

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Celebrate Lunar New Years!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 02/05/10 

Help the Asian Culture Club table and celebrate New Years festivities in the Commons!

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The Student Activities Board is hosting its first event of the semester on Wednesday, February 10.

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Learn Chinese Calligraphy!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 02/05/10 

Become a Chinese calligraphy expert for free!

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This week the PCAs from the Office of Career Services will be tabling around campus.

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long! After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few of the First-Year Experience featured events that will be occurring in February:

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Ithaca College’s Commit-to-Change Grant is sponsoring an inspired team of students to create a site-specific sculpture installation on the Ithaca College campus. The winning project team will receive the Cradle-to-Cradle Student Environmental Art Award, and a check for $1000.

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Tu B'Shvat celebration!

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 02/04/10 

Come celebrate the Jewish New Year for Trees with Hillel!  Learn about different Jewish environmental organizations. Donate money to plant a tree in Israel. Decorate pots and plant seeds. Enjoy delicious fruits and nuts in honor of the holiday. Monday Feb. 8th at 7pm in Phillips Room, Muller Chapel

School of Music Concert for Haiti

Monday, February 8, 2010

8:15 PM Ford Auditorium

School of Music

Free Admission, Donations Encouraged

All Proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders

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The submission deadline for the the Handwerker Gallery's student film night is quickly approaching!  Be sure to get your entries to the Gallery before 6.00 p.m. on February 8  for the February 11th screening.

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Students are interested in a minor in Audio Production, Scriptwriting, or International Communications within the Department of Television-Radio, can now apply. Applications are due March 1, and will be reviewed on a competitive basis.  Please pick up a form outside the Park School Dean’s Office or online at: Please return the form to Karen Armstrong in Park 356.

The Journalism Department is accepting applications for the Journalism Minor until March 1. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 to apply. Applicants will be notified of a decision by March 22, in time for fall course registration. Turn in your completed Registration for a Minor form to Brandy Hawley, Journalism Department assistant, in Park 258. Forms are available outside the Park School Dean’s Office or Park 258.

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity would like to invite members of the campus community to attend the presentations of three faculty who are candidates for the position of assistant professor of Latino/a Studies. All the talks will be in February on the dates below:

Dr. Gustavo Lincón, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 12:10-1pm, CHS 201, Talk: "Different Paths to Liberation: Gender, MECHA, and the Chicana/o Student Movement". 

Ms. Martha Escobar, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 12:10-1pm, CHS 201, Talk: "Understanding the Roots of Latina Migrants' Captivity".

Ms. Margaret Salazar, Thursday, Feb. 25, 12:10-1pm, CHS 201,"Representational Conquest: Tourism, Display, and Public Memory in America's Finest City"

February 8 , 4:30 pm, CNS 1st floor, CNS 115

Douglas McNabb, Director of Admissions, NY College of Podiatric Medicine is coming to speak to students about their options.

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


  • Relay for Life is ending soon, so if you still wish to join a team you can sign up on the bio club team. See the posters in CNS.

The meeting will be held with the PreVet meeting.


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Jason Dickens Memorial Award for Biology or Biochemistry Students

See complete details here , but you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a Junior Majoring in Biology or Biochemistry
  • Must Have an Overall GPA Over 3.5
  • Must Be Committed to a Future in Science
  • Submit a 250 Word Essay Describing Future Goals and Aspirations

Submit an essay and unofficial transcript by March 3 to Dr. Susan Swensen 254 CNS.

First Meeting Agenda

  • Upcoming events
  • Volunteering
  • Other questions, concerns, etc.

Food will be provided for this group.

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As the spring semester gets into full swing, Ithaca College is encouraging students, faculty, and staff who have not already done so to sign up for the Emergency Notification System (ENS), which uses voice, e-mail, and text messaging to provide time-sensitive information and details on appropriate responses during critical situations.

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Tracy Frenyea, the Park School's Academic Counselor, has accepted a position at SUNY Cortland. Her new role will be Coordinator of Graduate Student Services.

Frenyea came to Ithaca College as the Assistant Registrar in fall 2006, and moved to the Park School in June 2008. Her last day here will be February 19.

The São Paulo University Percussion Ensemble will give a free concert at Ithaca College on Tuesday, February 9.  Part of an extensive North American tour, the entire program will consist of Brazilian music.

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