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ITS is participating in the 2015 Educause Center for Analysis and Resource (ECAR) Studies of Faculty and Students and Information Technology.  The faculty survey will be administered February 16-27 and the student survey, March 20 - April 6.  A random sample of faculty and students will receive an email with a link to the survey. 

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Test your financial know-how and you could win a tablet computer! We’ve teamed up with TIAA-CREF to bring you the What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge.

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On days that classes are in session there is a shuttle that provides transportation between Longview and the College in the morning, with stops at the Center for Health Sciences and Textor.  This shuttle is available to members of both the Longview and Ithaca College Communities. 

 

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Today’s the day! Log onto your Facebook accounts to get started on the Mind, Body, Me Heart Health Trivia Challenge and your chance to win a great prize! You do not have to be a Mind, Body, Me member to participate!

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For the past 16 years, the Ithaca College Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has provided free tax service, including preparation and advice to members of the Ithaca College community. We are pleased to announce that we will again be offering this service.

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Lisa Barnard, Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication, has had a paper accepted for presentation at the 2015 ICA (International Communication Association) Conference.

The title of the paper is "The cost of creepiness: How online behavioral advertising affects consumer purchase intention." It is based on her dissertation and focuses on behaviorally targeted advertising on Facebook. The conference takes place in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 21-25, 2015.

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 Attention all faculty and staff in Peggy Ryan Williams, Smiddy Hall, Hill Center, and the Muller Faculty Center!

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Summer Grants for Faculty Research are intended to support post-terminal degree scholarly endeavors for full-time continuing Ithaca College faculty and faculty regularly employed on at least a half-time basis. Awards provide $3,350 in compensation for eight weeks or full-time research. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by Monday, February 16. Guidelines and application form may be found at www.ithaca.edu/cfe/research/summer_grants.

Please join us for a talk by visiting alum, Dr. James E. Taylor ’00 on Friday, February 6, from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.  Dr. Taylor is Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations throughout North and South Carolina.  

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects.  Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by February 15, and April 15.  If the 15th falls on a weekend, proposals will be due the next week day.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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Implementing Comprehensive Reform of Introductory Physics at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: A Longitudinal Case Study Michael Rogers, Luke D . Keller, Andrew Crouse, and Matthew F. Price Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2015

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Join us on Monday, February 9, for an engaging discussion with agricultural and engineering expert Dr. Ed Harwood. 

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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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Do you know a First-Year, Sophomore, or Junior student participating in an internship experience this summer? Tell them about these Internship Scholarships to help cover some of the financial costs.

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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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The second installment of the 2015 HPPE Speaker Series will feature Derek Cabrera, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist at Cabrera Research Lab. Dr. Cabrera will present a speech entitled "Seeing Systems Thinking" on Monday, February 9 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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Each semester the Gerontology Institute provides a series of workshops on aging related topics of interest to healthcare and human service professionals, as well as older adults and their friends and family members. These workshops are free to Ithaca College students, faculty and staff, although registration is required. 

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For the 25th anniversary of Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College we are sponsoring a contest for Ithaca College students to help envision the future of technology. Participants working in teams of up to 5 people will prepare a presentation of their view on the future of technology, and the first place group can win up to a $375 gift certificate to the Ithaca College Bookstore.

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Counseling center professionals can provide leadership in creating campus networks that benefit students’ academic success and retention. “Expanding Our Reach:  Developing Supportive Campus Community Networks” was recently published in the January 2015 issue of the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy (29).  Meeting the increased demand for mental health services is a topic of concern on college and university campuses across the country.  Over the past decade, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has been forming networks of campus colleagues who support the wellbeing of students through Pathways, the Mental Health Response Team, and other consultation groups connected to the Office of Counseling and Wellness. 

 Circulate the love this February 6th from 9 to 5 pm in the Fitness Center .  Please call  1-800-RED-CROSS or go to REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG  to sign up for an appointment at Ithaca College. You can also stop by our table in CAMPUS CENTER, Monday thru Thursday from 9 to 3pm and choose a time slot to donate blood and help save a life. We will be taking  Double Red Donations too, 3 appoinmtent on the hour and 2 appointmets on the half hour.

I am also looking for help to staff the registration table from  1 to 5 pm if you have an hour to spare please email me csmith@ithaca.edu. tTank you for you all your help with the blood drive.

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