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Contributed by Susan Swensen on 05/21/2013
The workshop os FREE to Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students and affiliated instructors from the community. This year's Workshop will focus on "Silent Sustainability"
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Integrating Assessment: From Writing SLO's to Closing the Loop
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Michael Smith (History/Environmental Studies and Sciences) gives seminar and paper at the University of Costa Rica.
Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 05/20/2013
At the University of Costa Rica earlier this month, Michael Smith (History/Environmental Studies and Sciences) gave a one-week graduate seminar entitled "The Environmental History of the Americas." He also presented a paper, "The Enduring International Significance of Rachel Carson" to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring.
Letter to the Ithaca College Community Regarding the Completion of the Comprehensive Presidential Assessment
Contributed by Nancy Pringle on 05/20/2013
Dear Ithaca College Community Members:
Last Fall I wrote to tell you that the Board of Trustees would complete a comprehensive presidential assessment of President Tom Rochon during the 2012-2013 academic year. The Association of Governing boards recommends this process every 5 years as part of their best practice recommendations.
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Contributed by Lauren O'Connell on 05/20/2013
Associate Professor Jennifer Jolly was an invited speaker for a panel on Mexican Muralism held at CUNY's Bildner Center for Western Hemispheric Studies on May 17. She spoke on her current research regarding the intersection between art, tourism and nation-building in 1930s Mexico.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 05/20/2013
Please join us as Timothy Ryan, Manager from the Environmental Health & Safety Department, brings in his EH&S team to conduct a short presentation followed by a “hands-on” fire extinguisher training. During his presentation you will learn about fire prevention and how to handle a situation. Fires can sometimes happen when you least expect it.
Do you know what to do?
This training will teach you the essentials about this great life skill that everyone should know.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 05/20/2013
For students living on campus this summer, information on the ID Express Dining Package can be reviewed at: http://ithacadiningservices.com/documents/MealPlan%20Info_Student_Summer2013.pdf
If you have additional questions, please contact Campus Center & Event Services at: 607-274-3313.
Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 05/20/2013
For information on the Faculty and Staff Meal Plan during the summer months, including dining and contact information please visit: http://ithacadiningservices.com/documents/MealPlan%20Info_FacultyStaff_Summer2013.pdf
Contributed by Angela Branneman on 05/19/2013
Kathleen Mulligan (Theatre Arts) will return to Pakistan as a Fulbright Specialist on May 21st for a three-week visit.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/19/2013
These sessions provide a descriptive overview of the Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC), including the themes/perspectives and other ICC requirements of approximately 20 minutes with the rest of the hour available for interactive questions and answers. These sessions are designed for any faculty or staff member who wants to know more about the ICC.
Please register for one of the following sessions. All sessions will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.
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Contributed by Molly Israel on 05/19/2013
Actor David Boreanaz used the example of his own career in urging members of the Ithaca College graduating class to begin their search for “an authentic existence.”
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Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 05/18/2013
H&S DEAN'S OFFICE ------------------------------- 1:15PM "New stop"
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Contributed by Bernard Beins on 05/17/2013
Associate Professor Jeff Holmes (Psychology) presented on April 5 at the Farmingdale Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Tarrytown, NY. His presentation, a collaboration with a colleague at Simmons College in Boston, was entitled, "Cockroaches, Monsters, and Placebos: Ten Studies to Promote Student Appreciation for Research in Psychology."
Contributed by Cheryl Boyer on 05/17/2013
The Office of Career Services will be closed on Wednesday, May 22. We will reopen Thursday, May 23 at 8:30 am.
Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 05/16/2013
Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources
We are pleased to announce that the Staff and Administration Performance Review Process is now available to be completed on-line. The College Performance Review process will continue to follow the same overall approach and forms consistent with last year. Points of emphasis for 2012-13 reviews include:
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Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 05/16/2013
ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the 2013-14 academic year.
If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing-Guida no later than Saturday, June 1, 2013.
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Contributed by Christopher Biehn on 05/16/2013
Since my arrival last spring, the Institutional Advancement (IA) team, the IA and Trusteeship Committees of the Board of Trustees, and I have been focused on creating a strategic plan for our division and how to align the operation best with the engagement and fundraising demands in the years ahead as part of IC 20/20. I want to share with you some recent organizational changes and steps we have taken in order to position us for that future.
To successfully raise an increased level of funds each year, we must focus our resources on engaging alumni, parents, and friends as efficiently and strategically as possible, and identifying and involving a greater number of individuals with the capacity and inclination to make leadership-level gifts to our college, as these donors will be crucial to our success in the upcoming campaign.
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Contributed by Chip Gagnon on 05/16/2013
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) gave a commencement address, "Caring for the Moment," for the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University, May, 10, 2013.
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