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The 111th Topical Symposium had the theme of Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate and was held at SUNY Plattsburgh. To learn more about the symposium browse to http://nyssaps.org

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will show the documentary “Jihad for Love” on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 101 is free and open to the public.

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The college’s exterior vehicular directional signage system was completed late last semester and now should be utilized for all campus events. To provide the best experience possible to our visitors, the following guidelines and options have been developed for temporary event-related signage for on-campus college-sponsored events. All three options include standardized design templates in which event-related text can be customized.

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 South Hill Natural Area West (B-Plots) closed during hunting season

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, via the City of Ithaca Police Department, has received notice of a phone scam being conducted in the Ithaca area.  Please be aware of the scam description detailed below, do not follow the instructions provided if you receive such a call, and report any encounter with this scam to the Tompkins County Dispatch Center immediately at 607-272-3245.

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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 TODAY! 12-12:50pm Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor of the Campus Center

Jeff Collins, LCSW of Hospicare & Palliative Care Services will give a talk about what it means to experience HOPE when confronted with the pains of death, suicide, and grief.

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The science doesn’t lie: singing really is better for your health than yoga.  And, in the words of Ella Fitzgerald, “the only thing better than singing – is more singing.” Scientists have shown that not only does singing in a choir make you feel good; it’s got health benefits, too. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, found that choristers’ heartbeats synchronize when they sing together, bringing about a calming effect that is as beneficial to our health as yoga (Sarah Rainey, The Daily Telegraph, National Post Wire Services | July 10, 2013)

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)

Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Garden Level, Room 052

Presented by: The National Association of College and University Attorneys

Seating Limited!  Please RSVP to pgarin@ithaca.edu

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is an annual effort to increase awareness and prevention of online security problems. The ITS Information Security Office is promoting NCSAM on our campus.

Watch for our security tips with these themes throughout the month of October:

  • WEEK 1: PROMOTING ONLINE SAFETY WITH THE STOP.THINK.CONNECT. CAMPAIGN
  • WEEK 2: SECURE DEVELOPMENT OF IT PRODUCTS
  • WEEK 3: CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS
  • WEEK 4: CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS
  • WEEK 5: CYBER CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

For more information throughout the month be sure to visit the ITS Information Security Office website at Ithaca.edu/ICinfosec

Follow the Information Security Office: facebook.com/ICInfosec | twitter.com/IC_infosec

Interested in teaching a winter session course?

OES will accept winter course proposals until end of day Wednesday, October 1.

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On behalf of the Center for Health Promotion and the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, I am very pleased to announce that Jacquii Unger, Public and Community Health '16, has been selected as Campus Correspondent of the Month by Student Health 101 e-magazine for the September issue!

The award was announced in the Campus Correspondent Newsletter, released today.

Jacquii is the student intern in the Center for Health Promotion where she serves as the Campus Correspondent for our Student Health 101 wellness e-magazine. In this role, Jacquii produces the Campus Correspondent page of the magazine each month. She selects and researches a student wellness topic, develops interview questions, and roams the campus interviewing students on video regarding their healthy behaviors. Jacquii also produces an Intro Video in which she discusses that month's topic on camera.

 

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The Diversity Awareness Committee would like to pilot a new theme -based funding model in order to encourage the creation and execution of programming based on emerging issues within the fields of diversity, equality and social justice. We are excited to announce this year’s theme will be PRIVILEGE!

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Ithaca College students, faculty and staff are invited to be a part of Ithaca College Community Appreciation Day at this Saturday's (Oct. 4) home football game. The undefeated and nationally-ranked Ithaca Bombers host Empire 8 rival Utica at 1 p.m. at Butterfield Stadium.

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A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped to contribute and make the Ithaca College A.G.E.S & the Gerontology Institute Team a Grand Champion fundraiser (senior care category) in the 2014 Ithaca Walk to End Alzheimer's!

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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We need the college community’s input to help create a vision for the future.

All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long town hall sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, to provide input on the campus master plan. Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suite B, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.   

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Jonathan Ablard, History, gave two invited presentations at Trent University in Petersborough, Ontario, last week.

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Since 1964, the C.P. Snow Lecture Series has been bringing speakers to campus whose work illustrates or emphasizes a bridge between the sciences and the humanities. Each year we grant a C.P. Snow Scholar Award, which recognizes a student whose career at Ithaca College successfully combines scientific and humanistic studies. 

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Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Please join us on October 1 and 2 for our two finalist eMarketplace vendor demonstrations. Once implemented, the eMarketplace solution will allow the college to streamline its purchasing processes, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

Unimarket will be here on Wednesday, October 1, and sciQuest on Thursday, October 2. Both demonstration sessions are open to the campus community and will be held in the Emerson Suites: Unimarket will be in Emerson A and sciQuest will be in Emerson C.

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