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On Monday, October 12, the Office of Admissions will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their families.  The M-Lot parking lot at the A&E Center has been designated as reserved parking for that event, and therefore will be unavailable to college staff, faculty, and students in the morning. 

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Welcome to threads@CFE.  This week's post is In Service of Getting Messy by Pat Spencer, Faculty Director of Service Learning and Assistant Professor, Department of Writing Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences. 

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More Than Incremental Change

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/08/2015 

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Thursday, October 22, 2015, 3:00- 4:00 pm
319 Gannett Center

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The next All Supervisor’s Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., in Emerson Suites. It is an expectation that all supervisors attend. More information will follow. For now, please hold the date.

 Please join us for the annual tradition of Emerson Halloween on 11/1 from 6-8pm!

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Tuesday, October 20, 12:10- 1:00 pm, 319 Gannett Center
Facilitators: Lisabeth Chabot, College Librarian, Laura Kuo, Health Sciences Librarian

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Tuesday, October 13, 9:00-10:15 am, CFE 316 Gannett Center
Faculty facilitator: Dr. Susan Adams Delaney, Department of Writing

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On Thursday, October 15 between 6:30-7:00 AM, users will not have the ability to dial 911 or 9911 from campus telephones. Regarding 9911, dialing the extra 9 may be familiar to some users from other business or hotel telephone systems; it works, but is not required at Ithaca College.

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Overload stipends are available for faculty to teach 1 credit block II mini courses for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.   Mini course students explore sustainability related topics and attend FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from March 28 - April 3. The theme for this year’s Festival is Landscapes.

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We are excited to welcome you today at 3:00 p.m. for our Blue Sky Reimagining Kick-off event. If you have preregistered, please be sure to sign in when you arrive to be eligible for the iPad drawing.  

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The Fitness Center will be closing at 2:00pm on Wednesday 10/14/15 and will be operating with reduced hours over Fall Break:

Thursday 10/15: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/16: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/17: CLOSED

Sunday 10/18: CLOSED

We will reopen with our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/19/15.

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The Committee for College-Wide Requirements (CCR) will be holding an open forum Town Hall meeting on Monday October 19 from 4-5 pm in BUS 301 for all interested faculty and staff.

The Director of the ICC, Chairpersons and members of the CCR representatives will be present to hear your thoughts and address questions or concerns. The agenda is open but CCR will be primarily discussing recent changes and proposed changes to the ICC.

If you are unable to attend please don't hesitate to contact your school CCR representative or Vince DeTuri,

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Tuesday, October 20, 9:00- 10:00 am
Wednesday, October 21, 3:00- 4:00 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Climate Change Theatre Action

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/07/2015 

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Friday, November 6, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm
IC Library, Gannett Center, 2nd Floor

Initiated by Saviana Condeescu (assistant professor - Theatre Arts, CP Snow Steering Committee) and Wade Pickren (director, Center for Faculty Excellence).

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semester of the London Sabbatical Program. Applicants should be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their school covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semester. The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum, interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings.

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Join us for the Work/Life Presentation of Sleep Success: It's not what you think! As a counseling health psychologist, Assistant Professor Jessye Cohen-Filipic has worked with many people who are having sleep problems. In this presentation she will discuss briefly the importance of sleep and then focus on sleep hygiene and strategies for getting a good night’s sleep. Jessye will offer tips on improving your sleeping environment, relaxing before bedtime, and getting on a good sleep schedule.

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A Night of Collaboration

Contributed by Janet Galvan on 10/07/2015 

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  The Choral Collage is the first choral concert of the academic year.  Featuring the Ithaca College Chorus, the Ithaca College Madrigal Singers, the Ithaca College Women’s Chorale, and the Ithaca College Choir, the concert is the culmination of many collaborations – both within the School of Music and across campus.  

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Often, managers and educators put together diverse teams or groups, but then work in ways that fail to reap the benefits of that diversity. This highly interactive workshop offers both a framework and practical tips for leveraging the power of diverse teams, optimizing innovation, and strengthening organizational decision-making. It invites participants to become intentional and strategic about this work. Designed for supervisors who lead diverse teams and faculty members who want to leverage diversity to enhance classroom learning or to strengthen students’ readiness to embrace diversity in community settings. Open to all interested in the topics covered.

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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate, choose from 6oz Filet, 12oz New York Strip, or 12oz Rib Eye! Tonight only, Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner!


Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.



Matt Clum (Environmental Science '15) won the student paper competition at the Annual Meeting of the Middle States Association of American Geographers this past weekend in Binghamton, NY.  His paper is titled: "HABITAT PREFERENCE OF RAINBOW TROUT (Oncorhynchus mykiss) DURING SPAWNING MIGRATION IN A HEADWATER STREAM". 

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