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  The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee! It works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals while celebrating your successes. The MBM program promotes a culture of holistic health and wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a happier, healthier you!

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Gerald Hector, who has served for the past three years as vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration, has accepted an offer to become the vice president for financial affairs at Cornell University. Hector’s last day at the college will be July 27.

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon says that Hector has been a valuable contributor to the leadership team during his too-brief time at IC, helping strengthen not only his division, but also the college as a whole for the coming decade by hiring such talented individuals to head the three major functions under his command: Finance, Facilities, and Digital Instruction and Information Services.

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May, 26, 2016, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm, Clark Lounge, Campus Center (lunch include)
Open to faculty and staff.

In coordination with campus wide stakeholders, the Center for Faculty Excellence invites you to participate in an active day devoted to dialogues about assessment. We will:

  • Identify the multiple layers of our roles and assessment practices across the Ithaca College campus;
  • Apply assessment tools and techniques across disciplines and co-curricular learning opportunities,
  • Create space for collegial dialogue that leads to unpacking challenges to assessment and resource development.

Please register for the day by selecting a small group work session with a facilitator. Session descriptions and bios are below:

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The U-Lot will be closed on the morning of Tuesday, 5/24 for reserved event parking.  The lot will be accessible for regular usage beginning at noon.  Individuals requiring handicapped parking can continue to access the U-Lot handicapped spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.

Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years. A significant part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.


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Submitted on behalf of Gerard Turbide, Vice President for Enrollment Management

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The reporter credited with bringing the story of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai to the world told graduates of Ithaca College that journalism has given him some guiding principles — including “follow your curiosity” — that are useful no matter what their chosen field.

Adam B. Ellick, senior video correspondent for the New York Times, delivered the main address at the college’s 121st Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22.

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Ithaca College has announced the appointment of Nicole Eversley Bradwell as director of admission. She has spent the past 22 years working in the college’s Office of Admission, serving since June of 2015 as interim director.

Eversley Bradwell succeeds Gerard Turbide, who was recently named vice president for enrollment management.

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Entire Campus Power Shutdowns:  In order to perform required maintenance and complete upgrades on the campus electrical infrastructure, the Office of Facilities will be conducting two campus wide power shutdowns.  Power will be turned off to the entire campus beginning at 6:00am and will be restored in the evening hours when work has been completed (approximately 6:00pm).  The dates are as follows.


            Saturday, June 4, 2016
            Sunday, August 14, 2016

Intermittent Power Shutdowns:  Additionally, several buildings will be without power or on generator back up power at various points during late May and early June.  We encourage members of the campus community to read the full details on how the power shutdowns may impact your specific building.  Please see the detailed announcement on the Facilities Website.


Our newest Newsletter is now up on our website (  It includes many interesting articles featuring: The Outdoor Gym, Eating Local, About Leanne, Get Fit With HIIT, WC Member Spotlight, Recipe, Get Fit With, WC Spotlight Returning Staff, WC contact information hours.  Check it out!

Join us for the fourth annual Butterfield Football Golf Classic on Friday, June 10, 2016. This year's event will be held entirely at the Country Club of Ithaca, and is sponsored by Sodexo.

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A Fond Farewell to Andrea Duffy!

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 05/19/2016 

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(Contributed on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, IC Facilities)


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Farewell to Garrett Downing

Contributed by Erica Shockley on 05/19/2016 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs wants to wish Garrett Downing, First-Year Experience Programs Coordinator, the best of luck as he leaves Ithaca College to pursue other professional opportunities.

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Thanks to everyone who came out on Wednesday to support the Class of 2016 as they took a dip in the Dillingham Fountains!

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for approximately 8 hours on Sunday, 5/22 from 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Digital Instruction and Information Services
Service Desk
104 Job Hall

DIIS is planning for significant network maintenance/upgrades next week.

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June 6 – July 15 all Ithaca College employees have the opportunity to use the Wellness Clinic Fitness Facility. 

If interested, please complete and submit the online Medical History form found here:

If you are a current MBM member it is FREE!  If you are not a MBM member, we are offering a 6 week membership for $25.00.

If you have any questions please email:

There is still time to attend a workshop to refresh your knowledge about the Performance Review process.  There are 3 workshops scheduled in the month of June.


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The Business and Finance office staff (i.e. Financial Services, Strategic Sourcing and IT for Finance groups) will be moving to the second floor of Friends Hall while our West Tower Office HVAC is being repaired. We will be in Friends Hall starting on Thursday, May 19, 2016. We plan to move back to our West Tower office in August 2016. Please feel free to contact us as you normally would via phone, email or in person.


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Join us for a night of fun, awesome music and to support a great cause!!

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