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The Women’s Mentoring Network is pleased to announce an exciting event titled “Women Leaders in Higher Education Fireside Chat” featuring three women leaders at Ithaca College. Join your colleagues for a lively discussion that will dive into topics and issues related to being a woman leader in higher education

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The on-campus VITA clinic for free tax preparation* services is open! Please schedule an appointment at: or

**International taxpayers, please email Ithaca College provides international tax prep at a separate location on campus.

The clinic will be open Mondays 1:00 -3:30pm, Tuesdays 10:00 - 1:00pm, and Thursdays 2:30 - 5:30pm.

Remember to bring a current drivers license or other photo identification.

*Free tax preparation services are available for income less than $55,000. If you earned between $55,000 and $66,000, you can prepare your own taxes for free at MyFreeTaxes 


On Thursday, 3/21 the MIND team will begin creating mentor pairs and we want to give interested community members a final opportunity to join the spring 2019 cohort.  Please see the information below about how to participate.

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Rev. Naomi Washington Leapheart, Faith Work Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force will join us next week for a 3 part series offering: 

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Join Hillel in the Gathering Hall of Muller Chapel for its last Global Faces of Judaism speaker on Tuesday, March 26th at 5pm. A vegetarian, Iraqi-inspired dinner will be provided. 

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Ithaca College has selected Hayley Harris, a human resources professional with nearly two decades of experience leading strategic HR initiatives, as its new vice president for human and organizational development and planning. Harris has served since 2017 as the human resources director for Cornell University’s Research Division, a large, complex division comprising over 25 research centers and administrative units. She will begin her new position at IC on May 6, 2019.

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The 17th annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 12. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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The Catholic Community is offering an opportunity to volunteer with the Sisters of St. Joseph in Rochester for a weekend service retreat.

The sign-up deadline is this Monday, March 25. 

Students who participate will travel on Friday April 5 around 5 PM and return on Sunday April 7 at around 12:30 PM. 

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 All are welcome to attend Catholic Mass to celebrate the third Sunday of Lent this Sunday March 24 at 8 PM in Muller Chapel. 

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On Thursday, March 21st, the College will be holding its 29th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts hundreds of visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn how technology can be used in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below.  Campus community members should also consider alternate transportation arrangements such as carpooling, drop-offs, and use of public transportation.


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Students from the Principles of Marketing class in the Park  Business School invite you to come learn some new skills and help us raise funds for the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes on Sunday, March 24th from 11am-2pm.

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Registration is currently open for the Spring offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women. Spaces still remain available for this class, which will be conducted in four 3-hour sessions on Wednesday evenings during April from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  This course is open to any student, faculty or staff member who identifies as female.

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Please join us for Ed Tech Day 2019 this Thursday in the Campus Center - free and open to all.  Discover for yourself why USA Today identified Ed Tech Day as one of the reasons they named Ithaca as one of the most innovative cities in the nation!  Complete details and schedule at 

New this year:

  • Immersive Court where attendees can experience the wonders of Virtual Reality first hand
  • The Career and Internship Expo will allow students the opportunity to explore career opportunities with national and regional organizations
  • Gamin' Ride - Mobile Gaming Video Theater has been described as the ultimate video gaming experience

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 We are looking for infants between 8 and 14 months of age who are currently crawling. The purpose of our research is to examine the link between crawling and cognitive development.  

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The Ithaca College women's basketball team and the wrestling program wrapped up their respective winter seasons in early March. Both teams completed their seasons among the nation's best in Division III.

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Tune in to VIC Radio Friday, April 5th through Sunday, April 7th for the station's 33rd annual 50 Hour Marathon. Four senior DJs will stay awake for fifty straight hours playing their favorite music, interviewing guests and hosting in-studio local music acts in an effort to raise money for this year's non-profit beneficiary, the Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service of Tompkins County.

Support for VIC Radio's 50 Hour Marathon and donations to the Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service can be made by visiting the station's GoFundMe page. Half-hour and full hour sponsorships cost $25 and $40 respectively.

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SUPERvision: Student Employee Evaluations

The Experiential Learning Alliance invites professional and administrative support staff who supervise student employees to our second program, “SUPERvision: Student Employee Evaluations”, happening on Friday, March 22nd from 12pm – 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge. 

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All staff, faculty and students are invited to join us at 12:00 noon on March 27th in Klingenstein Lounge.

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Each week, the office of New Student & Transition Programs will be sharing our responses to our most frequently asked Orientation questions. Our hope is increase awareness and understanding around this new program and why it is beneficial to our incoming students.  

This week’s question is: Why Eight Days?

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Ithaca College’s School of Business is launching an innovative master of business administration degree program in fall 2019. The new MBA in Entertainment and Media Management will leverage the strengths of IC’s School of Business with that of its nationally renowned communications and music schools. In less than a year, graduate students can earn an MBA that provides them with the skills and knowledge necessary to develop, manage and distribute creative content.

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