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Archive: September 2014


"If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it." ~Mary Engelbreit

Join us for a Work/Life Mission Series event, Managing Stress. In this presentation, eni will discuss stress management. Stress is an everyday occurrence, but each individual responds differently to the...

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Are you looking to eat more organic foods? Start here with the BalanceWorks September Newsletter, highlighting the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen food lists!

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As many as 90% of U.S. adults have low back pain at some time in their life and will visit a doctor for this pain.  Men and women are equally affected.  All of us can benefit from the exercises and therapeutic yoga poses, whether we have chronic back pain (more than 3 months of continuous daily pain) or have recently had an injury to the back.  Even those without pain can...

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Are you feeling stressed? Everyone does at some point, whether it is from work, family, or life’s responsibilities. While some amount of stress is healthy, it’s important to learn healthy ways to balance out life’s demands with relaxation techniques and leisure activities. 

Do yourself a favor and use these tips to start relaxing today:

  • Take...

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The Ithaca College Flu Vaccine "Point of Dispensing" (POD) event for all faculty and staff scheduled to take place on September 11, 2014 has been postponed due to vaccine availability.  The new date for the POD exercise will be Thursday, October 30, 2014.  This exercise is important to help prepare the College to respond to any event threatening the public health and safety...

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"Within yourself is a stillness, a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself." ~Herman Hess

On Wednesday, September 3rd, Michael Faber will present a short talk on the benefits of practicing meditation in the workplace, followed by actual practice. Deep Relaxation practice is the most simple and direct way for any human...

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This year’s IC A Healthy Me Challenge was a series of two 30-day events consisting of fitness, nutrition, and mind based activities geared towards encouraging staff and faculty to develop holistic healthy habits that could be sustained for the rest of their lives. 

The Summer Salad Summons challenged participants to maintain a healthier...

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Ithaca College is implementing a Point of Dispensing (POD) exercise for all staff and faculty on Thursday, September 11, 2014 to vaccinate against the seasonal flu. This event is an important part of the College community to be prepared for emergencies.  Whether caused by disease, natural disasters, or a terrorist event, Ithaca College and the College Emergency Response Team (CERT) are...

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Join us for a revealing trip through successful investing and saving strategies developed especially for you.  TIAA-CREF’s workshop leaders will provide you with simple strategies to assist you in saving more for retirement.

“She’s Got It: A Woman’s Guide to Saving and Investing” Workshop is a retirement planning event scheduled for...

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If you have a dependent between the ages of 19 and 25 who recently graduated from college, its important that you update their full time student status with the Office of Human Resources, by completing the a dependent/contact update form.  Dependents must be a FT student in order to be eligible for coverage under...

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The Work/Life Distinguished Faculty Series (brought to you by the Office of Human Resources) presents:

LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE
WHEN: September 11, 2014 stating at 12:30pm
WHERE: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room (GL52)
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Do you have a question about your medical insurance? A claim? Your flexible spending account?

Whatever the issue may be, the Office of Human Resources recognizes the importance of accessibility to your benefit vendors. If you have tried resolving an issue or obtaining information through Aetna customer service and still have questions, our Aetna Representative is available for...

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You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial

Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals by investing in financial products such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.  A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do.

Our...

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move towards your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits-eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features, such as FREE Health Screenings and Assessments!

When beginning to take charge of...

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As you may be aware, we recently went live with the implementation of Taleo, our new online employment system.  As was mentioned in the May 2014 HR “Mini-Connect” newsletter, this system will be managing much of IC’s first day onboarding processes and paperwork; therefore, we are redesigning the first day new hire session for incoming employees.  Effective June 30,...

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