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Adam Alpert, Co-Founder of, a startup in Y Combinator that helps college students find freelance work. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 ~ 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

ZOOM registration required:  

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TUES, April 27, 2021 6:00 p.m

ZOOM Registration Required:

After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.This program is open to Ithaca College's current students, faculty, staff, and alumni. There is no cost to attend.

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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 (June 1-July 2) 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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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00 p.m


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Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

Park Forum

Intellectual Property and Licensing

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 Join us at 6PM on April 30th outside of the Chapel for a special Lag B'Omer Shabbat service. It will be outdoors, and in-person, with bonfires!! We will be following all COVID-19 protocols to ensure everyone's safety. Due to this, you will be required to wear a mask AT ALL TIMES (the exception is when if you choose to stay and eat dinner outside, you can remove your mask when you are eating). You will be required to show that you have a green badge, and there will be a temperature check at the door.

  Not sure what Lag B'Omer is? Check out this article:

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Want a free Shabbat meal? Make sure to fill out the form by Thursday at 2PM!

Also join us for Shabbat Services at 6PM on Friday! Link can be found here


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If you like water in any way, shape or form, here is a class for you. This lively class is offered online this May Session.  You will learn about your water footprint, water in your body, in your hometown, nationally and globally. We examine water from personal, social and creative views in this unique online class with guest experts from around the world to answer your individual questions, along with conversations, readings and films. It is asynchronous, so you can do it any time of the day from anywhere with a high-speed internet connection.

3 credit free tuition -- this course can qualify

Fulfills ICC Humanities Quest for Sustainable Future

+ Power and Justice themes

+ Liberal Arts Humanities and Social Science requirements

+ Gen. Ed. Requirements for Self & Society + Global Perspectives

Can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.  

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 IC students are invited gain “real world” insights from IC alumni who have navigated the road from college to adulthood with a combination of blunders and successes. Meet these esteemed panelist during I Love IC Week – April 21 at 7 PM. We will be convening on Zoom, then heading to breakout rooms where you can meet directly with an Alum who graduated from one of the five schools at IC.



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Trans/Gender in Judaism

Contributed by Max Kasler on 04/19/21 

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  Trans/ Gender in Judaism: More diverse than you might think! 

Come to this virtual Torah salon with Cantor Abbe Lyons and Luis Valderrama as they teach about the multitude of gender expressions in the Jewish tradition.  The first 15 to register will get a "Trans Jews Are Here" challah cover.  All are welcome, but registration is required.  For the form go to:

April 22

7 PM



The Sexual Violence Prevention Committee and the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County are offering virtual training opportunities for Bringing in the Bystander. 

Bringing in the Bystander (BITB) teaches bystanders how to safely intervene in situations where an incident may be occurring or where there may be a risk of sexual or relationship violence. This program uses a community of responsibility approach through a well-researched and tailored training program.

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There are a lot of things happening these days that can throw off our sense of wellbeing and balance. 

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The Sport Management department is offering 2 different summer classes that meet ICC requirements.

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Cozy Morning Shabbat

Contributed by Max Kasler on 04/16/21 

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 Join us for a cozy morning Shabbat service THIS Saturday morning at 10:30! Everyone who attends gets a bag of goodies (like a mug and stuff to make a warm drink for your cozy morning)! Sign-up here!


Note: There will not be Shabbat Services tonight!

You've got a semester's worth of notes but no idea where to begin studying. Get organized using this color coding strategy, known as the stoplight method. Head to Campus Well to check it out.

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Attending Commencement?

Contributed by Rick Watson on 04/15/21 

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If you are participating in Commencement and have not ordered your Regalia, now is the time! 

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TVR 33500-01 ELECTRONIC MEDIA CRITICISM (CRN# 10088) is a three-credit television studies course that examines the representation of race, gender, gender identity, and sexuality in classical and contemporary American TV programming. 


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 The CSCRE and AAA invite Asian American students to a workshop: Healing and Centering Asian American Grief, Rage, and Sorrow: A Gathering for our Hearts with traci ishigo, MSW.



Friday, April 16th 2021. 5:30-7 PM via Zoom 


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Stop by Muller Chapel to visit the new Food Sharing Cabinet.

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Tune into this three-part discussion series curated by saxophonist Steven Banks (IC School of Music), violinist Randall Goosby, and flutist Anthony Trionfo, who will dive into essential conversations on the subject of music education, artist activism, and the LGBTQIA+ community under the lens of a pandemic. The Illuminate Series is made in partnership with the @Sphinx Organization, a social justice organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts, and will premiere on their Facebook and YouTube channels on April 13, 14, 15 at 1 PM ET.  Part I: and more at

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