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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College) 

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 4th? For the first time, there will be the Health Fair and Weight Watchers Open House on the same day! Let's celebrate the Roaring Twenties together at the Health Fair (wait until you find out what the program looked like in the ‘20s)! And then continue the fun by joining us at one of our meetings to see what we have in store for you and your health today!

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New hire sessions for new employees will continue to be held every other Monday morning through December 1, 2014.  There will be no new hire session the week of December 15, 2014.   

To accommodate departmental needs, the Office of Human Resources has added an off-schedule new hire session on Monday, January 5, 2015, our first Monday back following the winter holiday break.  We will resume the practice of conducting new hire sessions, in conjunction with the beginning of the bi-weekly pay periods, beginning January 12, 2015.  

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions, please contact me at 274-8000 or via e-mail at kfranzese@ithaca.edu.

In addition to learning about visible and non-visible job markets, the role of networking in the search process, and concrete resources for finding opportunities, in this workshop you'll learn tips and tricks for standing out amongst other job candidates in today's competitive market.

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Your online presence impacts your career success.  Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site and effectively use this networking tool.  We’ll share tips for students which will help you build a successful profile.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 29th.

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Ithaca College students are invited to attend "The Other 4.0 That Matters: How to Maximize College, Choose a Major, and Find a Job" with speaker Julllien Gordon at SUNY Cortland on Oct. 29 @ 7:00 p.m.

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 Talk to us and let us know how we're doing! 

Complete the Dining Satisfaction Survey by Wednesday, November 5th and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Google Nexus 7!  Click Here to fill out the survey. 

 

FOOD FRENZY! Thursday, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was the invited keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Digital Witness Symposium held jointly at Hamilton College and Syracuse University.

Her lecture was entitled "Towards a Theory and Praxis of Open Space New Media," which explored a range of participatory new media projects that deal with trauma and conflict in non-confrontational ways through collaboration, participatory interfaces, and distributed archiving. She lectured at Hamilton College on October 1, and Syracuse University on October 2.

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Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo 
"New targets and functions for cytosine DNA methylation in lower organisms"

Thursday, October 30     
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

As a community, Ithaca College values a respectful environment free from harassment and discrimination. I believe that all of us recognize that unwanted advances, sexually explicit conduct, differential treatment, or offensive jokes have a detrimental impact on our community. Our obligations as members of the Ithaca College community, including some responsibilities specific to supervisors are outlined in the College’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, the Institutional Policy on Disability and the Sexual Harassment Policy. 

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Be a dear, and bring a non-perishable food item to the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. As the Caring & Sharing Committee kicks off its annual Thanksgiving food drive, this is a great opportunity to give back to the IC community and be entered to win an additional raffle prize.

The Ithaca College Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair will be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014, in Emerson Suite from 10am to 3pm.  Benefit eligible faculty & staff only please. Present your College ID for admittance.

 

Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Colleagues,

My name is Keith W. McIntosh. I go by "Mac." I recently joined Ithaca College as the Associate Vice President, Information Technology Services​ and Chief Information Officer (CIO). ​One of my first priorities as your CIO, in addition to meeting everyone, is getting an assessment of our current technology services to determine a baseline for improvement and planning for the future. I've chosen to use the Higher Education TechQual+ Project for this assessment.

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Ithaca College Information Technology Services (ITS) has officially started an initiative to develop their strategic plan to be enacted over a five-year span. Under new leadership from Gerald Hector, Vice-President of Finance & Administration, and ITS Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Keith "Mac" McIntosh, the group has engaged in several thoughtful discussions about the services we provide, and the ever-changing technological landscape that affects how we live, learn, and work at Ithaca College.

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. 

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Submitted on behalf of the staff of Marketing Communications:

Congratulations to Dave Cameron, whose presentation titled "Human at Work, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Get Better at My Job" won both Best of Track and Best of Conference this week at the HighEdWeb Association national conference in Portland, OR.

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Please join me in congratulating Kris Monroe on accepting the position of Senior Consultant with Blue Canopy Group headquartered in Reston, VA. His last day working at Ithaca College will be Friday, October 31st.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. (bring your lunch) (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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On Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, the On the Verge play-reading series will present a reading of Michael Frayn's 1998 play, COPENHAGEN, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow lecture series at Ithaca College. COPENHAGEN, a brilliant and elegant brain-teaser of a play, concerns the controversial meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in occupied Denmark in 1941.

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tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones, especially in Spain or Latin America. If you are a student of Spanish, speak Spanish at home and miss speaking it on campus, or if you are simply looking to meet others who are passionate about the Spanish-speaking world and its cultures, then this is your chance! Come join the fun!

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