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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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Please join Ithaca College Books Thru Bars club on Monday, December 8, in Friends 207 at 7 p.m. for a special event with Keri Blakinger. Blankinger has rehabilitated back into the society after pledged guilty to heroin charge in December 2010 during her senior semester at Cornell University. She will be sharing her experiences with sobriety, higher education, addiction, and the criminal justice system. You can visit her personal website at www.keriblankinger.com. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open interviews and presentation sessions by our finalists for the position of Case Manager. The Case Manager will work within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life to enhance our Assisting Students At Risk Initiative. This program serves to identify, track, and intervene with students who are experiencing distress due to health, academic, and other related concerns.

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All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled for Thursday, December 4, to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

Yesterday during its annual meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) announced the appointment of Ithaca College School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack to the Commission on Accreditation.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. (bring your lunch) (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Join the *TELE Collaborative in a discussion about Competition from New Models of Learning with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium). The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube. It will be followed by an IC discussion in the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Faculty teaching ICC themes/perspectives courses during the 2015-16 academic year are invited to apply for collaborative mini-grants. The purpose of the grants is to support faculty in working on common assignments or other course-related experiences that would link students across their courses by interacting together in a meaningful way.  Mini-grants may be awarded for either spring 2015 or summer 2015 development work.

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ACE is an Ithaca College portal that provides access to Parnassus, Argus, Homer, IC Workflow and Advance. The ACE portal uses an older security protocol called SSL 3.0. Web browsers have begun to block SSL 3.0, which will prevent access to the ACE page for Ithaca College users as follows:

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Zillah Eisenstein has been a Professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the week of 11/24:

  • Mon. 11/24 - Wed. 11/26: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/27 - Sat. 11/29: Closed
  • Sun. 11/30: 12pm - 5pm

Regular hours will resume on Monday, December 1 at 10:00am. Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit/.

Friends 110
607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor, Department of Education; Joslyn Brenton, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology; Ali Erkan, Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science; Judith Ross-Bernstein, Assistant Director, Center for Faculty Excellence.

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IC Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance (ASAA) kicked off National Adoption Month by hosting event called Superheroes and Adoption. This event promoted discussion around many of famous superheroes who were adopted like Superman, Spiderman, Hercules and more. Congrats to ASAA on their successful event!

Two weeks ago, members of the Ithaca College community made more than 140 “Sunny Grams” at IC Project Sunshine’s first independent event. 

IC Project Sunshine is part of a national nonprofit organization that provides free education, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. The local organization meets weekly to knit and crochet frequently requested items, such as hats, blankets, and booties, which are sent to the national organization and are then distributed to pediatric medical facilities.

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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 See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break? Click here to order meals!

Questions? Let us know! dine@ithaca.edu. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

 

 

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On Friday, November 21st, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director of Project Look Sharp presented at the National Council for Teachers of English annual conference in Washington, DC. 

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 With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a good time to be mindful of how you can save energy in your office, even when you’re not there.  It’s easy, helps Ithaca College save energy and money, and gets us closer to our commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.  Here’s what we all can do.

 

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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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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 well-being goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!

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Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!

When: Every Tuesday
           

Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
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12:15pm - 1:00pm

 

With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.

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