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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.
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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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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.
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Contributed by Chris Pollock on 01/23/2015
IC faculty and staff and their families are cordially invited to a pool party in the Athletics and Events Center on the afternoon of Saturday, February 7. Hosted by the Ithaca College Alumni Association, the event is open to local alumni, parents, and other members of the IC community.
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Contributed by Susan Monagan on 01/23/2015
The Ithaca College/Longview Partnership: Opportunities for Campus Community Involvement – Spring 2015
Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 01/23/2015
Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.
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Contributed by Becky Robinson on 01/23/2015
Members of the Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity and the varsity rowing team will join up to raise funds with the annual "Row for Humanity." A row-a-thon will take place this Friday, January 30, from 8:15 am until 5:30 pm in the North Foyer of the Campus Center. Participating members will be rowing on ergometers throughout the day to raise awareness and money for Habitat builds and the Crew activities.
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Important Reminder for Faculty: Ithaca College Institutional Animal Care and Use Protocols Must be received by February 12, 2015
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 01/23/2015
Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.
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