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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 01/26/2015
The Wi-Fi rebuild in the Center for Natural Sciences and Park Center for Business was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in these buildings. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form:
Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:
Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!
Contributed by Anne Woodard on 01/26/2015
Something we often suspected is now being widely discussed in the media...music relieves stress! If you are a member of our community faculty or staff, we would love to have you join us in IC voICes; we guarantee you will leave rehearsals with a smile on your face and a spring in your step!
IC voICes, now in its 14th year, offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff across campus to enjoy their vocal talents, meet new friends, and work with both talented College faculty and students. We are one of the only faculty/staff choirs in the country! Interested, but afraid of auditions? Not to worry...there are none!
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Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 01/26/2015
Attention Phi Kappa Phi Seniors of Ithaca College! Are you graduating this year? Are you continuing on to graduate school or professional study?
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
Join Professor Diane Birr, President of the IC Chapter, on Thursday, February 12th 2015, at 12:00 Noon in BUS 301 for an information session. This meeting is designed for any interested PKP senior or recent graduate with questions about the application process.
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Physical Therapy Student Candice Brown awarded the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Scholarship of Excellence
Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 01/26/2015
The Physical Therapy Department would like to congratulate graduate student Candice Brown on being awarded the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Scholarship of Excellence. The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions.
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Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 01/26/2015
Sherry Deckman, Education, presented, “Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization” at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC in December. This paper presentation focused on Sherry’s ongoing research on diversity in higher education. In the study this paper is derived from, she draws on over a year of ethnographic fieldnotes and participant interviews to document how one black undergraduate student organization at Harvard University negotiates a multiracial membership.
The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce its Faculty-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each of the Residents will focus on a project that has relevance for the college community.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 01/26/2015
This is a reminder for users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not fully tested with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.
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Contributed by John Fracchia on 01/26/2015
Contributed by David Maley on 01/26/2015
When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Wednesday, January 28, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.
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Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 01/26/2015
The Ithaca College Office of Human Resources is introducing a new way to receive the latest information on Employee Benefits & Work/Life.
Employees will be able to keep up on the latest information as well as learn more about the services offered by our benefit partners through postings on the Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Facebook page.
In addition, we will be offering a new segment to include Employee Benefits to the existing Work/Life Blog. Our Work/Life Blog already offers the latest information on Work/Life and Wellness related news. The Blog has been renamed to the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Blog to include benefits related material as well. Please check us out.
Check us out on Facebook
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Contributed by Kellie Mooney on 01/26/2015
Join us this Friday, January 30th for Faculty/Staff Family night as Ithaca College basketball teams take on Utica College.
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Contributed by Jessye Cohen-Filipic on 01/26/2015
If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 01/26/2015
Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.
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Contributed by Sally Neal on 01/26/2015
Congratulations to Dr. Orlando-Marquez Kittrell, State Grants Administrator/Manager of the Office of State Grants at Ithaca College. Dr. Kittrell has been awarded full membership in the STEM Education Coalition based in Washington, D.C., and will represent Ithaca College on the Coalition's Leadership Council.
Dr. Kittrell joins a select group of educators and decision-makers who work together to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical need, goals, and global benefits for improving of STEM education at every level. As a member of the Coalition, the Ithaca College Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) Program recently lent its support
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Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 01/26/2015
Please join us for the Physics Spring Seminar Series as Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics:
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to:
Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 01/25/2015
Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next week are listed below.
Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!
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UPDATED TIME: HPPE Speaker Series 2015: "Engage, Educate, Empower: A Strategic Approach to Meeting the Needs of All Learners," Luvelle Brown, Ph.D., Superintendent of Ithaca City Schools
Contributed by Matt Morgan on 01/25/2015
The first installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Luvelle Brown, Ph.D., Superintendent of Ithaca City Schools. Dr. Brown will present a speech entitled "Engage, Educate, Empower: A Strategic Approach to Meeting the Needs of All Learners" on Monday, February 2 at 6 p.m. in Hill Center 104.
The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."
For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.
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Contributed by Peter Rothbart on 01/25/2015
Faculty Council will hold its next Town Hall meeting in Textor 102 on Tuesday, January 27 at 12:10 PM. All faculty are invited to attend and participate. Any topic of concern or interest to faculty may be raised. No media will be present and faculty holding administrative appointments and staff are requested to refrain from attending.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Peter Rothbart at email@example.com or (607) 274-1497. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Does your organization need an iPhone app developed? Students in the Computer Science course "Software Engineering" (COMP 34500) will be providing free iPhone app development for Ithaca College organizations this spring.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/25/2015
February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!
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