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 The Office of Case Management is offering an hour-long training to faculty and staff titled: ICare: Assisting Students in Distress through Behavioral Intervention at Ithaca College”.  

 

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The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about opioid drugs, harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an medical emergency. Participants who complete the training will receive an identification card that they can use to obtain a free naloxone kit at the STAP location in downtown Ithaca.

 

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Spend January in Belize!  Learn about the rainforests, reefs and ruins of Belize: Nature’s Best Kept Secret.  For more information, contact Susan Allen (sallen@ithaca.edu) and/or see: https://ithaca-sa.terradotta.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10192

Applications Due by Sept 15. 

Are you interested in making an impact on your community? Are you passionate about a cause? Do you want to expand your network at IC and beyond? If so then the 2019 Social Action Leadership Retreat is the perfect experience for you!

 

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Try something new.... Get PALS credit.... Join novice crew.

Varsity Rowing is looking for beginners to join our NOVICE TEAM! There is a PALS course: Introduction to Rowing to get you started.

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The Office of Case Management is offering an hour-long training to faculty and staff titled: ICare: Assisting Students in Distress through Behavioral Intervention at Ithaca College”.  

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Summer Drone Workshop

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Since 2017, over 150 individuals--comprised of Ithaca College students, faculty, staff, alumni, & friends in the community--have participated in our drone workshops. 

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Katarzyna Pasternak, a PhD student in Psychology from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland, is visiting Ithaca College to conduct research for part of her dissertation.  Her research examines cross cultural aspects of the relationship between imagination and meaning in life.

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Thank you for your interest in our first FaithZone religious literacy training on July 23rd.

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The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is hosting a Faith Zone religious literacy training open to all staff and faculty on Tuesday, July 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Clark Lounge. Complimentary breakfast will be available starting at 8:30 AM.

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Difference isn’t the problem. Discourse is! CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer CLTC 10000:01 Introduction to Culture and Communication as an online course during May Session 2019 (May 13-24, 2019).

In this course, students explore and interrogate the ways that communication (e.g., language, media, and discourse) establishes and enacts identity power dynamics. In thinking about communication as global citizens, our online discussions of, for example, movies like Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004) and Snowpiercer (Joon-ho bong, 2013) help us to understand how social identities are constructed, institutionalized, changed, contested and/or appropriated by various social groups.

This course fulfills Liberal Arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements.

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The following History courses still have availability:

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Do you need ICC diversity credit? Are you interested in understanding how people are constructed as “deviant” or virtuous? Then this is the course for you!

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Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 28-June 28) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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This course will fulfill ICC Diversity Requirements and the following Themes: 1) Identities and 2)Power and Justice

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Take Educational Psychology ONLINE through Ithaca College SUMMER 2019 SESSION (May 13-24) FROM HOME

Educational Psychology explores the study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning in the context of school and other instructional situations. This course is required for the Education Studies Minor and the Teacher Education preparation track.

VoiceThreads are posted daily for each reading and give an overview of the main theories and concepts. In addition, daily assignments and quizzes are posted in advance of their due date, allowing students to schedule their completion of work on Sakai.

To enroll, search course number EDUC 21010 01: Educational Psychology for SUMMER 2019 term on Homerconnect

Contact Dr. Christine Havens-Hafer at chavenshafer@ithaca.edu for more information about the course.

 

Would you like to be able to save the life of someone who is overdosing on an opioid such as Oxycontin, Vicodin or heroin?   The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an opioid overdose emergency. Participants who complete the training will receive an identification card that they can use to obtain a free naloxone kit at the STAP location in downtown Ithaca.

 

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Do you need ICC diversity credit? Are you interested in understanding how people are constructed as “deviant” or virtuous? Then this is the course for you!

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This summer, learn to persuade others to your point of view on the issues that matter to you most! Argument is a 3-credit, fully online, 5-week course. 

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Afrofuturist, author of Black Panther! Award winner: Nebula and Hugo, World Fantasy, British Scifi Association, Africana Book Award, Soyinka Prize/African Lit. AND many others!

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