Apply for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership by Nov. 30th!

The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. Know any juniors or seniors that should apply (including yourself)?

Please complete THIS FORM by November 30, 2017.

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Join IC’s Queer Studies class in hosting Daliah Husu on 11/28 @ 5:30pm!

Join Ithaca College’s Queer Studies class as they host Daliah Husu on November 28th at 5:30PM in Clark Lounge, Campus Center (2nd floor).

Her memoir serves as “a testament to the world that trans women are dreamers like everyone else, but more importantly to exemplify that trans women are achievers above all.” During this talk back with Daliah, she will read an excerpt from her book, engage with us in a conversation about her lived experience as a trans woman, being an author, and an entrepreneur.

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The TCIRC (Tompkins Co. Immigrant Rights Coalition) Presents the 2017 SOA Watch Border Encuentro: TCIRC Report-Back on Nov. 29th @ 6pm!

Hello Honorites!
On Wednesday, Nov. 29th, 6pm in Business 301,
Members of the TCIRC (Tompkins Co. Immigrant Rights Coalition) will be reporting back from their participation in the second Border Encuentro at the U.S./Mexico border in Ambos Nogales, AZ/Sonora.
Beth Harris, Ute Ritz-Deutch, Patricia Rodriguez (Politics) and two IC Politics students (Abby Haley and Michael Mulvey) are part of the Encuentro.
Together they will be reporting on the work of communities and social movements in Latin America and the U.S. doing grassroots resistance to oppressive militarization policies at borders and beyond, and generating proposals for alternative policies surrounding immigration issues.
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Come and Hear Bolivian author, Giovanna Rivero, Read Her Short Story at the Handwerker Gallery on Nov 28th @ 6pm!

Hello Honorites!
On Tuesday, Nov. 28th, 6pm in the Handweker Gallery Bolivian author, Giovanna Rivero, will give a reading from her short story collection Para comerte mejor. 
Giovanna currently teaches Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. She has published novels and numerous short stories. Among her publications are Las bestias, La dueña de nuestros sueños, Sangre dulce, Helena 2022, and Lo más oscuro del bosque. 
The Ithacan just published an interview with her:  https://theithacan.org/news/qa-professor-discusses-her-spanish-young-adult-novel/
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There is a new and interesting course that is being offered next semester. There was a mix up on Homer so the course title was not included. You might want to consider taking Big Data, Bigger Questions taught by Jill Loop. It is 3 credits and will be offered on TR 9:25 – 10:50 in Smiddy 108.  For the description, please go to the blog section Spring 2018 Advising Notes.