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On Thursday, July 7th between 5:00 and 8:00 PM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone and general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 8:00 PM.

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Join your colleagues and join the dialogue on Friday, June 24th for this month’s Dollars and $ense discussion. We will hear updates on fiscal year end (preliminary results for 2015-16), happenings in auxiliary services, and enrollment.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which takes place on Friday, June 24, at 9:00 am in Emerson A.

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), presented  “PWI Access, DENIED!” on June 2, 2016 at NCORE 2016 in San Francisco, CA.

The NCORE 2016 poster presentation and discussions examined the collective legislative actions that established higher education opportunity programs in PA, NY and NJ; opportunity programs that focus on academically underprepared and economically disadvantaged students; the majority of students are considered ethnic minorities. In part, these programs were designed to facilitate access to a college education and to increase the number of historically underrepresented students attending independent colleges and universities that are considered predominately white institutions (PWIs).

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Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Keith “Mac” McIntosh has been named vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond in Virginia. Reporting directly to the president, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the university’s Information Services organization. His last day at IC will be July 22.

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 Ben led two workshops at the 2016 NYSLAA (New York State Library Assistants' Association) Conference held at the Chautauqua Institution, June 8-10. 

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We are pleased to invite the college community to a mini-symposium on International collaboration in Struggles for Rights and Justice on Friday June 24 at 1pm, in the Clark Lounge, Ithaca College campus center. The event features visiting researcher, Lady Yartey Ajayi (Nigeria/Ghana) and other speakers addressing the growing crisis of gendered violence and other critical transnational problems. Discussions will engage the challenges, limits and potential for scholarly collaboration on these issues. Refreshments will be served.  


Join us for a great conversation, good company, and food and to share your own experiences and thoughts.

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

It is with a great deal of sadness that I share with the campus community the news that longtime friend and supporter of Ithaca College Dorothy Dent Park passed away this past Saturday, June 18, at the age of 103 at her home in Cayuga Heights.

I first want to extend my deepest condolences to her family, especially her daughter, Adelaide Gomer, and son, Roy H. Park Jr. The family has scheduled a celebration of her life for next Thursday, June 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 315 N. Cayuga St. in Ithaca.

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Attendees of this conference learned about new research on how the scientific process can be improved. Additionally, we worked for three days to develop projects that could have immediate and concrete results.

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Ithaca College employees should have received their introductory email from Egencia.

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

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Due to various staff members out of the office as well as on-campus interviews being conducted, Career Service's drop-in hours have been updated to the following:

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Not only do we have a brand new limited time offerings at Food Court, but we're expanding the value to Sandella's Café! Be sure to pick up both of our summertime bonus cards! If you purchase 10 coffee drinks or breakfast sandwiches, enjoy the 11th FREE!



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Yvonne Rogalski (Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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Yvonne Rogalski (speech-language pathologist) and Amy Rominger (audiologist) from the department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the online conference "Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Patients with Dementia." 

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Summer Parking Information

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 06/17/2016 

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Just a reminder, Blue Permit holders can park in Red Lots for the summer. If you have any questions call the Parking Services Office at 274-3756.

The June edition of the “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Friday, June 24th.  This month, David Prunty, executive director of auxiliary services, will present on endeavors taking place within his unit.  Additionally, your colleagues from the enrollment management division will provide a brief update.

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the discussion, which takes place in the Emerson Suite A at 9 am. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jaimie Voorhees in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Six Ithaca College student leaders were selected from a competitive pool to attend the 2016 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) held June 1-4 in College Park, MD.

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IC Open Mic Night is looking for a faculty adviser. We are a self sufficient group of a few students who own a mic, a sound board and a few speakers that make Open Mic what it is. Our biggest goal is to bring students together, allow them to perform and share in a safe space and make connections with other students who share their interests. We are located in the Pub about every other Wednesday night during the school year. The advisor does not need to be present at the event and does not have to attend meetings. We may seek council for issues like budgeting or any outside events we put on. If you are interested or you have any questions you can contact Sarah Noell at


Wear Blue Friday!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/16/2016 

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Show support for the men in your life by wearing blue today!

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Men’s Health Week Tips

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/15/2016 

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National Men’s Health Week has been occurring for 45 years. The week always falls on the week leading up to Father’s Day. The goal of the week is to create awareness of preventable health problems that are common in men and to encourage men to visit their health providers and get treatment for pre-existing problems.

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