Partners in the Parks information session on December 12th at 12 p.m. in PRW 052


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This year 3-4 students will be selected to travel. You pay the cost of traveling, but Honors will pay the registration for the course for students.”

Sign up to be a part of one of the the coolest opportunities the Honors Program has to offer!  Partners in the Park is an outdoor learning program coordinated through the National Collegiate Honors Council, which allows students to travel and explore national parks with other honors students from across the country. This year, trips include Glacier National Park, Harper’s Ferry, and Olympic National Park!

Apply here!

You can also read more about the program here:

Feel free to email Addie Dlott – or Zoe if you’d like to learn more.

Attention First Year Students

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Each year, the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs organizes Leadership Weekend, which is a two-day retreat that brings together students from a variety of roles on campus to learn from each other and discover new ways to demonstrate leadership. Participants attend a series of leadership development sessions that focus on team-building and further developing individual leadership skills and understandings.

This is also an opportunity to earn 3 Leading Self credits for the Student Leadership Institute (SLI). Applications opened today, December 1st and can be found at

If you have any questions please contact the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs at 607-274-3222.



You might want to consider taking Slow Read: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead taught by Jim Stafford. It is Block I – 1credit course and will be offered on Thursdays 2:35 – 3:50 in Smiddy 108.  For the description, please go to the blog section Spring 2018 Advising Notes.

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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.

Native Heritage Month Documentary Screening 11/7 in Emerson Suites

In recognition of Native Heritage Month at IC, the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is hosting a screening of More Than a Word, a documentary directed by John and Ken Little of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The film chronicles the growing movement to change the name of the Washington R*dskins, and will be followed by a dialogue unpacking the film’s themes. Ithaca College will be one of the first 50 institutions to screen the film. The screening will take place in Emerson B at 7:00 on Tuesday, 11/7, and hot refreshments will be served.

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Attend a Faculty-led conversation about Placing and Displacing Memories: Globalizing Visual and Sonic Histories

Research Forum
Placing and Displacing Memories: Globalizing Visual and Sonic Histories

Monday, November 13, 2017
Clark Lounge, Campus Center,
Ithaca College
9:00 am–11:00 am

This international forum engages faculty from a range of disciplines across Ithaca College to address the question of what happens to site-specific memories and histories when mediated in the era of uneven globalization.

As historical events, places, and nations are increasingly understood as embedded within wider networks of transnational and other global connections, this interactive, discussion-driven forum explores how visual and sonic media reflect as well as intervene in this transition. It explores a series of questions, case studies, and dialogues.

Faculty-led conversation and dialogue. Students are welcome to come and observe.

Convenors: Matt Holtmeier, Sueyoung Park Primiano, Andrew Utterson, Patricia Zimmermann (MASS)