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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/25/2015
"I found that small changes in the way that I use email, schedule my time, and manage my tasks, not only made me more productive but also led to improved communication and productivity for my team."
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Contributed by James Pfrehm on 11/25/2015
Register now through Homerconnect for Intro to Linguistics this winter session. This will be a 10-day online course (no need, even, to be on campus) for 3 credits in a Humanities perspective, for either Identities or Worlds of Systems. Info on IC Winter sessions: http://www.ithaca.edu/winter/
For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take advantage of the semester's final two weeks of concerts at the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.
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Contributed by Crystal Young on 11/24/2015
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is currently accepting applications for assistance and collecting donations for Cops, Kids & Toys.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/24/2015
The Office of Career Services will not have drop-in times available on Monday, November 23 through Friday, November 27 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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Plum Benefits offers exclusive discounts of up to 50% off tickets and up to 60% off hotels, with access to preferred seating and special offers for top shows, attractions, theme parks, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more. Plum Benefits is a unique benefit offered exclusively to companies and their employees.
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Winter Session Online (ICC Diversity) Course explores Millennials’ Attitudes about Communication, Culture & Difference
Contributed by Christopher A. House on 11/23/2015
Difference isn’t the problem. Discourse is! CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer "CLTC 10000:01 Introduction to Communication and Culture" as an online course during Winter Session 2016 (Jan 11- Jan 21).
In this course, students explore and interrogate the ways that communication (e.g., language, media, and discourse) establishes and enacts identity power dynamics. In thinking about communication as global citizens, our online discussions of, for example, movies like Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004) and Snowpiercer (Joon-ho bong, 2013) help us to understand how social identities are constructed, institutionalized, changed, contested and/or appropriated by various social groups.
This course fulfills Liberal Arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number CLTC 10000 for Winter 2016 term on Homerconnect.
Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/23/2015
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/22/2015
Following the unrest and tensions at higher educational institutions across the country, there is a call for change rising on campuses across the country. Demonstrations and protests, large and small are happening on campuses across the country. Today’s campus is ripe for a civil conversation on the issue of race relations and the campus environment.
We’re at a crossroads in the area of civility and conduct within higher education. During this webinar, our expert presenter — Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and Washington Consulting Group — will provide strategies for engaging in best practices that meet the needs of your diverse student body so you can educate students about what constitutes racist speech and action, respond to incidents swiftly and effectively when they do occur, and adjudicate incidents effectively and fairly.
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Ithaca College is excited to partner with Plum Benefits and offer Faculty and Staff a chance to win a Plum Benefits gift card! Just visit www.plumbenefits.com and register between now and November 30th to be automatically entered. Please see these details for more information.
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Contributed by David Maley on 11/20/2015
Following an investigation by the Office of Public Safety, Ithaca College has identified a current student as the person responsible for posting two threatening messages related to the Cortaca football game to the Yik Yak social media platform on November 11 and 12. The student was referred judicially for harassment and cyber bullying under the Student Conduct Code. Because of federal privacy laws, neither the name of the student nor the outcome of the judicial process can be made public.
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You are cordially invited to join the IC Women of STEM group for a Meet and Greet dinner on Wednesday, December 2nd @6:30-7:30pm. In the Meet and Greet you will have the opportunity to join the IC Women of STEM group in a networking night with other IC faculty in STEM fields and students in STEM fields across campus, and enjoy a free dinner!
Advanced registration is required - sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yPhrJX7-8DJl7L3H63hf0NolYwWSR35urQmqCdbX1ZY/viewform. Please register by November 26th, 2015.
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Contributed by Kirra Franzese on 11/20/2015
The Office of Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is excited to invite current Ithaca College employees who meet the required qualifications to apply for the position of Project Manager/Business Analyst.
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Here are some startling statistics about diabetes:
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