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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The college’s bargaining team met with a federal mediator and SEIU representatives on Tuesday, February 21, and Friday, February 24, for continuing contract negotiations with the bargaining units for our part-time, per-course faculty and full-time contingent faculty.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Posted on behalf of James W. Nolan, Jr. '77, Parent '01

As the chair of the Presidential Search Committee, I’m delighted to be able to express to the Ithaca College community how pleased we are with the selection of Dr. Shirley M. Collado as the ninth president of Ithaca College. It has been deeply rewarding to see how enthusiastically our community has embraced her selection.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the Society Professional Journalists will host IC Professor Raza Rumi Ahmad for a discussion on the state of Press Freedoms in the U.S. as well as across the globe.

The event will take place on Monday February 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Park School Lounge.

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator

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The Faculty Development Committee has extended the nomination deadline until Monday, March 6.  Get your nominations in now! 

To be eligible, a candidate must be a full-time faculty member who:

  • has completed at least one year of employment at Ithaca College
  • will be full-time (tenure, tenure eligible, or NTEN), of any rank, during the 2017-18 academic year.

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Two weeks till spring break; no shortage of concerts to choose from!

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Click here to let us know how we're doing. You'll receive a prompt at the end of the survey, to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Save the date and time. BOMBER BLITZ SALE - February 28th, 2017 from 5PM-9PM

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After the incredible audience last week, there will be a second community screening of National Geographic's documentary film Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, Saturday February 25 from 1-2:30 pm in Textor 101. Gender Revolution follows Katie Couric as she explores the complexities of gender identity. If you missed our first screening, or would like to see it again, you're in luck! Please join us. Free and open to the public.

In January 2017, National Geographic published a special issue on gender, featuring photos, text, and graphics related to gender expressions around the world. This was followed by the National Geographic documentary Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. IC has acquired the documentary for a second community screening of this program, to be held on February 25th, in Textor 101, from 1-2:30 pm. 

Cosponsored by the LGBT Center and WGST Program.

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Zoom is offering custom webinar trainings for Ithaca College.   Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. Please register for the webinar using the links below.  You can participate from any device connected to the internet.

Introduction to Zoom
This webinar will introduce you to the features of zoom as well as training on configuring your profile settings and using the session controls.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm 
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Register)

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Psychology Associate Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn has published "Foundational tests of the need-support model: A framework for bridging regulatory focus theory and self-determination theory" in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

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Now is a perfect time to think about making a commitment to improve your public speaking and communication skills.

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IC Voicestream

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 02/23/2017 

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Voices carry. The voices of IC Voicestream's ensemble rattled and shook Emerson Suites this Saturday as part of their first major concert this semester. Congrats to them on a wonderfully entertaining event with an immense turn-out!

For more exciting things student organizations are doing check out Club Hub!

The online submission process to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 2, 2017.  

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It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Doug Elias.

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 Join the French Conversation Group - Speakers of all levels are welcome!

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A recent article published by the Chronicle of Higher Education lists Ithaca College as one of eight "Master’s Institutions” noted as a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2016-17.

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threads@CFE

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/23/2017 

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's (video blog and narrated powerpoint) post is: Course Design: Small Moves, Big Impact

by Dr. Radio Cremata (with Judith Ross-Bernstein)

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