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Archive: April 2014


You spend most of your life working, setting an alarm each morning, living by deadlines, and hopefully saving enough for retirement. As you approach retirement, it is important to consider how this milestone will affect many aspects of your lifestyle, including your health insurance coverage.

Medicare is the federal government program that provides health care insurance to most...

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Mind, Body, Me would like to invite all members of Flights 5 & 6 to our Flight Festival on May 14, 2014. The Flight Festival is a celebration of you and your success throughout your first year of Mind, Body, Me! This is also a great chance for you to start planning your second year and learn about new tools and resources that have been added to the wellness...

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in.spire

verb
1. Fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative: “his enthusiasm inspired them.”
2. Create (a feeling, esp. a positive one) in a person: “inspire confidence.”

Each and every one of us is on a wellness journey.  And your journey — of...

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Choosing when to retire is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. There are many considerations you need to take into account when choosing a retirement timeframe. One question you may be asking yourself is…

What is the “right” age to begin receiving Social Security retirement benefits? 

To find the answer to this...

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The annual Recognition of Service celebration is a presidential event honoring Ithaca College's dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10 to 50+ years of service at the College, with individual recognition taking place in five-year intervals.

This year's event will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the Emerson...

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The Mind, Body, Me Spring Activity Facebook Challenge is in full swing and I'm sure with the weekend like we just had, you were able to enjoy your favorite Spring activity!

Post a photo of your favorite Spring activity today! This challenge is open to all IC Staff and Faculty and is as simple as...

  1. “Like” our page: ...

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The Office of Human Resources would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the wonderful faculty members who have given presentations as part of our Work/Life Distinguished Faculty Series:

Professor Joseph Cheng
Department of Finance and International Business
For presenting Smart Money: Personal Finance for Your Everyday Life in...

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Ithaca College’s EAP Administrator, eni, is pleased to introduce a great new tool for you to use in your wellness adventure… BalanceGo is an extension of the personal assistant, counseling, and wellness services all seamlessly integrated into one easy to use app! Features of...

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April 2014 launched the start of the annual performance review season.  The annual staff evaluation is a key component of the College's performance management process and provides a valuable opportunity for managers and their staff to review and discuss past performance, clarify job duties, set goals and establish expectations for the coming year.  The review process will...

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IC My Future
April 23, 2014 | 9:00am – 3:00pm | Emerson Suite B

Retirement may not be on the horizon yet, but getting the information and answers you need now can help to ensure the bright future you envision. At IC My Future you’ll have the chance to visit with TIAA-CREF, Lifelong, eni, Ithaca College Gerontology, the United Way, the...

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Spring is here and we want to see how you enjoy the warmer weather!

Mind, Body, Me is ringing in Spring with a Spring Activity Photo Contest via our Facebook page. All faculty and staff are welcome to participate, even if you are not a member of the wellness program.

The contest is simple:...

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Dependent Tuition Remission applications for returning students should be submitted no later than May 1st for the upcoming academic year.

Employee...

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Spring is here and we want to see how you enjoy the warmer weather!

Mind, Body, Me is ringing in Spring with a Spring Activity Photo Contest via our Facebook page. All faculty and staff are welcome to participate, even if you are not a member of the wellness program.

The contest is simple:...

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Effective communication builds strong business and personal relationships. Read the BalanceWorks April Newsletter to learn simple principles that can be applied immediately and will make you a more effective communicator.

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Do you have questions about how Flexible Work Arrangements work for your department? Have you received a request from an employee that you have questions about? Are you considering all options when you review a Flexible Work Arrangement? Let us help you! 

INFORMATIONAL SESSION ON FWA's FOR SUPERVISORS
April 10, 2014
9:00am - 10:00am
HR...

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What if you had a Personal Assistant available 24/7 to help you with those to-do list items you just don’t seem to have time for? 

GOOD NEWS! YOU DO!

Your BalanceWorks Personal Assistant is a work/life expert who provides you with useful referrals, research, or information on just about any topic, including, but not limited...

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What better way to Spring into action for your health and wellness than attending a great workshop! Below you will find a list of upcoming, on-campus events geared toward a healthier you. Click on the title of each event for more detailed information or visit the Events Calendar by clicking here

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals and encourages celebration of your success. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier...

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The Work/Life Mission Series would like to present our Eating On Campus Tour One! At this Eating on Campus Tour, we will start at Terrace Dining Hall to learn about its various offerings including Kosher Kitchen, Simple Servings’ allergen-free meals, Charleston Market’s home-style options, and the Food Lab’s educational demonstrations. We will also...

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Spring is coming! What is your favorite Spring activity? Is it running, walking the dog, barbequing? Whatever it is, share it with us for a chance to win!

Mind, Body, Me is celebrating Spring with a Spring Activity Photo Contest via our Facebook page. All faculty and staff are welcome to participate, even if you are not a member of the wellness...

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Have you heard of MyFitnessPal? If not, it’s a great resource that you can use every day to help achieve your health goals! MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that can help you track your daily physical activity, nutrition, and nutrient intake. It’s easy to use, free, and includes many helpful ways to make healthy choices:

  • Easily keep track of food and...

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Join us on April 3, 2014 at 2:00pm for an informational session on Flexible Work Arrangements in the HR Conference Room (PRWC, GL52).

Do you know that Flexible Work Arrangements offer staff options to help manage the demands of work and life outside of work? Learn more about the options a Flexible Work Arrangement can offer you, such as:...

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