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College Briefs 2/26

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Shelby Riley-Cherubin
Abby O’Shey and Maddie Berg make tie dye shirts at a BomberTHON event Feb. 25th in IC Square.

Career Opportunities Week kicks off its Open House

The Center for Career Exploration and Development will have their first events to kick off the center’s Career Opportunities Week (COW). This will be the first event of the COW Open House and will take place 1011 a.m. Feb. 26 in Muller 101. Students will have the opportunity to relax, have milk and cookies and pet Cornell’s therapy dogs. The next event at the COW Open House will feature a sundae bar between 12–1 p.m. Feb. 26 in Muller 101. Students can watch movies, play games and make sundaes. Following the sundae bar, students can participate in Cow Trivia from 2–3 p.m. 

 

Join Nature Rx to identify trees in winter

Nature Rx will be identifying trees from 34 p.m. Feb. 26 starting at the Hammond Health Center’s main entrance. From there, the club will be taking a stroll to Muller Chapel to identify trees in winter by observing the arrival of buds, differences in branches and bark. The walk will be short to allow for more discussion time. Dress accordingly for cold weather. Light refreshments will be served after the walk in Muller Chapel. RSVP before attending the event. For more information about Ithaca College Nature Rx, visit www.icnaturerx.org.

 

Join the JED Campus Committee to discuss substance use

Ithaca College’s JED Campus Committee will be informing students about high-risk substance use from 14 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Campus Center North Foyer. Attendees can make their own self-care kits with items like fentanyl and xylazine testing strips, fidget and stress management tools, and Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) cards. Coffee and tea will be offered at the event as well as a raffle for Sanvello app users. 

The JED framework is a suicide prevention tool the college began using in January 2020. The tool helps build emotional wellness on college campuses and can help students with their mental health. The framework can help to promote social connectedness, identify students at risk and can help the college build a strategic plan for better wellness on campus. 

 

Get the opportunity to meet Joel Greenblatt in the trading room

Joel Greenblatt will be speaking in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise from 22:50 p.m. Feb. 28 in BUS 105, the trading room. Greenblatt is a hedge fund manager, investor and wrote “The Little Book That Beats the Market.” He is a value investor, an alumnus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Greenblatt runs Gotham Asset Management with his partner, Robert Goldstein.

 

Learn how to study abroad throughout Asia and Australia

Learn about studying abroad in Asia from The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) 12:101:05 p.m. Feb. 29 in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room. TEAN is one of the college’s affiliated study abroad partners and offers programs across Asia and Oceania. Study abroad opportunities with TEAN include fall and spring semesters, as well as summer programs. TEAN brings students to study abroad throughout Australia and New Zealand as well. TEAN has opportunities at universities throughout the Pacific, including summer internship programs abroad. 

 

2017 graduate will be discussing animation and editing in NYFTSA talk

Jocelyn Barkenhagen ’17 will be speaking about animation and editing from 78 p.m. Feb. 29 in Textor 102. The talk will be hosted by the New York Film and Television Student Alliance. Barkenhagen graduated as a TVDM major and is now an Emmy nominated Editor for 2D animated television shows and now works at Titmouse Animation. She has worked on shows for Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Disney, Netflix, Amazon, Warner Bros and AMC. Barkenhagen will attend via Zoom and students are encouraged to ask questions. RSVP to the event before attending. 

 

Join Bomberthon to raise money for children’s healthBomberthon 2024 will be held from 104 p.m. March 3 in Emerson Suites. DJ Washburn will be there the entire event as well as lawn games, raffles and prizes. Voicestream, Premium Blend and Pitch Please will also be performing. The event will help to raise funds for Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Register for the event through Bomberthon’s linktree. Bomberthon previously raised $21,120.23 at last year’s Bomberthon and is trying to raise more this year.

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