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Spring 2015 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm Sunday, November 16th.

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The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.

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The Ninth Annual Media Literacy Week will be held November 9th through the 16th.  During the week different workshops and activities will be held discussing an array of topics. 

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ITS will be broadcasting the Sakai Virtual Conference in the CET (Job Hall 102) all day on Friday, November 7th. Anyone is welcome to join us. It will have an emphasis on pedagogy and best practices. This faculty-friendly event is targeted more toward the teaching and learning aspects of using Sakai, but there will also be some technical topics covered. Please check out schedule on the conference web site.

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Learn to live sustainably on campus, at home, in your apartment, and on the road!  EcoFest 2014 - THIS FRIDAY, November 7, in Emerson Suites.

 

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Colleagues, Please note that any three IICC mini-courses will now count in the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation or World of Systems theme, and as a Humanities or Social Science perspective. As always, these are:

 

 

* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

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Don't miss out on an opportunity to apply for money to help you fund your internship experience!

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Each year the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. They are selected from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges.

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As a member of NERCOMP (NorthEast Regional Computing Program), all Ithaca College administration, faculty, staff and students are eligible to attend workshops and Professional Development Opportunities at the discounted rate.

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Learn about community responses to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.  

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With Thanksgiving on it's way, November is typically the time to give thanks, but reflecting on what you are thankful for throughout the year can boost your well-being. Read more about "Being Thankful" in the BalanceWorks November Newsletter

The nomination process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. This award is Ithaca College's recognition of outstanding juniors and seniors, who excel in academic achievement, perform service to the College community, and represents an exemplary level of accomplishment. The names of students selected for the award will then be submitted to the national Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate, choose from 6oz Filet, 12oz New York Strip, or 12oz Rib Eye! Tonight and tomorrow only, Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner!

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

There are 5 awesome events coming up for Native American Theme Month!

 

Body Modification and Tattooing of the Northeast Woodland Indians

Presented By Michael Galban, Public Historian at the Ganondagan State Historic Site

Wednesday, November 5

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Handwerker Gallery

*Will count for SLI credit*

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Several stipends are still available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  Faculty from all departments are encouraged to offer mini courses. Mini courses should be designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.

 

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

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We still have a handfull of seats available for Thursday, November 6th workshop on Cultural Compentency.

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Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near or inside the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). 

 

 

 

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.

Students of Ithaca College:

On November 15th, SUNY Cortland will host the annual Cortaca Jug game, with our varsity football teams vying for possession of the Jug. We are all very proud of the accomplishments of both teams and believe that the game this year will once again be a great one. 

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