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Please join the Office of Legal Affairs in extending best wishes to Traevena at a reception on Tuesday, March 17th from 4:00p.m.– 6:00p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge.

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Ithaca College’s 25th annual Educational Technology Day will be held this Thursday, March 19th, from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Campus Center Emerson Suites and surrounding locations.  The event features a vendor showcase with national and local technology companies, a college showcase with faculty and staff showing how they are using technology in and out of the classroom, and a series of seminars by IT thought-leaders, faculty, vendors and others.  The event is free and open to the public, including all faculty, staff and students.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2016 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1w46gKf.

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We Need Your Help!  Help our Students Have a Great Commencement Weekend!

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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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On Thursday, March 19th, the College will be holding its 25th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts over 800 visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn more about how technology can be used both in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below. 

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The School of H&S prelaw program and the Ithaca College Alumni Association are pleased to offer two events featuring attorneys Shane Freedman '93 and Michael Battle '77 and Judge Mary J. Boyle '86 -- all graduates of the School of H&S. Each evening will include a panel discussion and a complimentary buffet dinner.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
7:00–8:30 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall (Campus Center)
Attorney and IC trustee Michael Battle '77 and Judge Mary J. Boyle '86 will discuss the practice of criminal law from the perspectives of the bar and the bench, as well as their educations and career trajectories.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
7:00–8:30 p.m.
Wolfgruber VIP Room, Athletics and Events Center
Attorney Shane Freedman '93 will share his experiences and opinions related to private versus in-house legal practice, as well as his education and career path.

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Office 365 ProPlus is now available to all current students, staff, and faculty as a FREE subscription license for personal devices.

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ITS commonly receives reports of email scams circulating on campus. We thought it would be helpful to share one of these messages to point out and explain the "red flags", designated as "(RF #)" in the message below.

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Ithaca College Theatre will present a dance concert featuring three pieces of original choreography by Department of Theatre Arts faculty members Lindsay Gilmour, Roy Lightner and Amy Walker O’Brien. Performances will run in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on March 24, 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees offered on March 28 and 29.

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March is Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month! 

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Retirement is a big milestone in everyone's life, and with an ever-changing economy the idea of retiring means different things to different people. It is more important than ever to consider your personal definition of what retirement means and plan for the future with those goals in mind. With everything you want to accomplish in retirement, making sure you've thought through all the issues before you get there is an important part of planning.

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The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.” These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. Our long-term goal is to assist infants with disabilities explore their environment in ways that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Your infant will be randomly assigned to either group a) using the robot, or group b) not using the robot; in both groups, infants will play with toys for 12 sessions over no more than 8 weeks. Each play session will be 20 minutes long and will take place in Williams Hall on the Ithaca College campus.

 

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Sticking around for the summer? Why not stick some seeds into the ground? 

Claim a plot at the Circles Community Garden for the summer!

The Circles Community Garden is available for all Ithaca College community members.

There are 30 plots waiting to be claimed!  These will be doled out on a first-come-first-serve basis, so act quickly! (students may receive priority if we receive high volumes of requests) Basic supplies will be available at the front desk of the Circles Community Building weekly from 12 PM - 6 PM. 

Head to the front desk of the Circles Community Building to sign up! Look over the Working Agreement next to the sign-up to make sure that the commitment is right for you.

For more information or general questions e-mail the Circles Office at circles@ithaca.edu.

Everyone needs a little motivation now and again! 

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We all get stressed out at one point or another in our lives. The majority of people turn to eating as a method for relieving stress. However, the real challenge is managing stress that is sustainable for the future. 

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From the beginning of your career, one priority is to accumulate the assets you’ll need to provide income for the future, knowing how and where to invest, and what you need to start planning.  

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Counseling services help to assist and guide individuals in resolving problems and difficulties they might have in their lives. The main benefit of counseling is to help you have a life which you can entirely enjoy and appreciate and to also help you more deeply enjoy your important relationships.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Center for Health Sciences is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and March 20th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the eighth building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College. 

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