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The Division of Institutional Advancement and Communication is thrilled to announce the launch of the Blue & Gold Society, a community of Ithaca College's top philanthropists. The Blue & Gold Society is an evolution of the President's Associates program, which has been phased out in preparation for our upcoming comprehensive campaign.

Leadership gifts are tremendously important to the college. They make students' experiences exceptional and Ithaca College one of the best colleges in the region. In 2013-14, leadership gifts provided the bulk of support for IC -- from the IC Annual Fund to scholarships, awards, and special programs.

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Many departments are currently making arrangements for staffing for Fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student workers back early to support opening operations.  Please review these guidelines as you begin to plan for Fall 2015.

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 We are conducting a study to measure exercise capacity in healthy, inactive adults during June & July.

If you qualify as a subject, you can earn $100 upon completion of the protocol.

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Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30 (no class July 3rd).

Introduction to photographic processes and historical, conceptual, and aesthetic concerns. Fundamentals of the art, including camera handling, exposure, digital image control and correction, lighting, composition, and printing. Register on Homer.  Questions, email

Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Sheibe, Sox Sperry, and Chris Sperry will be presenting at the 2015 National Association of Media Literacy Educators Conference, “Celebrating Connectivity Across Cultures”. The conference will be held on June 26-27th at the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia.

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Join us in celebrating the 7th Annual Employee Wellbeing Month! Check out the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page for Wellbeing Tips and other great resources! We’ll also be posting weekly Intercoms with even more wonderful wellness information.

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I invite you to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions Eric Maguire has made to the Ithaca College community after his 6 years as Vice President for Enrollment and Communication at a farewell reception to be held on Thursday, June 25th  from 2:00-4:00 PM. The event will be held in Klingenstein Lounge. Food and beverages will be provided. 

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Are there computers in your area scheduled for replacement this fall through the Technology Renewal Program?

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Six Ithaca College student leaders participated in the 2015 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders held on May 27-30 in College Park, MD:

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Please join the Division of Human & Legal Resources at an ice cream reception in honor of Mark Coldren on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 3 - 5 pm on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center!  

We congratulate Mark on his recent naming as Associate Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Buffalo. Mark's last day at the College will be June 19th.

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 The 10th Annual Choral Arts Finale took place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 on the campus of Concordia University, St. Paul and Orchestra HalI in Minneapolis with guest conductor/clinician Dr. Janet Galván and coordinated by Dr. David L. Mennicke.  This premier high school choral festival, co-sponsored by ACDA of Minnesota and Concordia University, St. Paul, was once again a resounding success. 

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Janet Galván will be interviewed on WRNW1 on Monday, June 22 at 2:24 pm.

 Dr. Janet Galván will be interviewed on WRNW1 on Monday, June 22 at 2:24 pm.

The Women's Radio Network, WRNW1, is compiled by a team of professionals and executives who strive every day to help other women be the best that they can be. WRNW1 has launched their online radio network, which can be found at This online radio network works as a support system for women through their everyday challenges, being comforted that they are not alone.

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 The 40th Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (General Chair: Prof. Akiko Fillinger & Program Chair: Prof. Anna Larsen, both of Chemistry) hosted by the ACS Cornell Local Section is happening now!!!  

Visit: for listings of Social Events, Workshops, Undergraduate Programs, guest speakers and more. 

The Performance Evaluation: Creating Space for the Conversation Workshop For Supervisors

The performance evaluation is an tool to create meaningful and impactful dialogue that can help build a strong foundation for any productive team. The best performance reviews let supervisors and employees communicate -- share ideas, opinions, and information – with no surprises or anxiety. This workshop can provide you with strategies for giving constructive feedback to employees, both positive and negative feedback for improved working relationships.

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These offices will be closed while the staff attends an employee development program from 12:45 – 4PM.
The following services will be curtailed:

The campus will need to post personal outgoing mail and packages at the Phillips Hall Post Office by 12:45PM for it to be sent out that day.

There will not be an afternoon pick of mail at Phillips Hall, H&S Dean’s Office, PRW building or Alumni Hall. 
Mail Services will deliver Express and Overnight packages but Ground packages may be delayed until Wednesday.

Print Production orders will be delivered between 4PM and 5PM as time permits.

Please plan your print and mail needs around this schedule.
Peter Kilcoyne, Manager of Print Production Operations at 4-1262 or
Peter Schlough Manager Mail Services Operations at 4-3332 with questions.

HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will unavailable for up to 6 hours starting at Midnight (Friday) through 6:00 am on Saturday, 6/20 in order to perform system upgrades.

The original notification incorrectly indicated that the downtime was Sunday, 6/20.

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The Academic Advising Center is delighted to welcome our new academic advisor, Lisa Fell! 


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Managers cite performance appraisals or annual reviews as one of their most disliked tasks. Employees often dread them as well. There is an alternative; you can turn this performance evaluation into a meaningful and impactful dialogue. The best performance reviews let managers and employees communicate -- share ideas, opinions, and information – with no surprises or anxiety. This workshop can help!

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The June edition of the “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Thursday, June 18th.  This month, Vice President Hector will provide an update on campus cost control measures.

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the discussion, which takes place in the Taughannock Falls Room at 9 am. 

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


I am pleased to announce that Nicole Eversley Bradwell will serve as Interim Director of Admission during the period in which Ithaca College searches for an ongoing Vice President for Enrollment Management.  

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