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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and well-being goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!

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Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!

When: Every Tuesday
           

Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
                           or
             
12:15pm - 1:00pm

 

With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.

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Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format. Registration on Homerconnect runs from now until Jan. 5th.  

Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system

Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.

Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it! 

This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications presents IC Mad Men Day on Monday, December 1, 2014. Events include a panel, meet and greet session, and classroom visits. The events open to the public are:

Panel: An Insider’s View of Marketing, Media, Agencies, and Creativity
2:00 p.m.
Park Hall Auditorium

Panelists include:

Jason DeLand ’98
Founding Partner
Anomaly

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Ithaca College and the New York Student Film Network will host series of workshops, panels, and guest presentations on Saturday, December 6.

This summit will give students access to local filmmakers and to workshops not normally covered in traditional film and television courses, and is supported by the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.

Sessions include:
• Acting with The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca
• The Winner's Circle, panel of local award-winning filmmakers
• Producer’s Panel (professionals who work in news, web production, sports, film and advertising)
• Canon DSLR Presentation
• Production Design
• Networking (in person and online)
• and more

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Jana Waller, Clinical Instructor/Fieldwork Coordinator/Assistant Chair in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Laura Kuo, Health Sciences Librarian, presented at the 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, being held November 20-22, 2014, in Orlando, FL. 

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The Campus Store and Macs will have shortened hours during break.

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See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break? Click here to order meals!

Questions? Let us know! dine@ithaca.edu. 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the diversity (January 12-13), Ithaca Seminar (January 13-14), and social sciences (January 13-14) ICC requirements. Faculty interested in evaluating during these sessions should email icc@ithaca.edu and indicate which session is of interest. Lunch and coffee are provided both days of each session and evaluators are paid a stipend of $500 for each two day session. 

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Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-chairs.

As you know from previous reports of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) Search Committee, the final phase of our recruitment effort includes an invitation to select candidates for campus visits. We are excited that we will be welcoming four finalists to campus immediately after Thanksgiving break.  The dates are:  December 2-3, 4-5, 9-10 and 11-12.  The finalists' visits will include two days of meetings with our campus community. The schedule for the first candidate is as follows:

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 The Catholic Community will NOT be hosting Mass on Sunday November 23 at Muller Chapel. For anyone who is interested in going to Mass that will be on campus is welcome to attend Immaculate Conception Parish for Mass at 8:30AM & 10:30AM or at Cornell's Sage Chapel at 10:30 AM or 9:30 PM. The Catholic Community will be hosting Mass again on Sunday November 30 at 8:00PM. We hope to see you then. If you have any questions or concerns please email Dave at Dholmes@ithaca.edu.

Users of the latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, may experience Wi-Fi connectivity issues. As per our 10/16 Intercom story, ITS is advising against upgrading to Yosemite at this time.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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Bring back all your gently used coats from Thanksgiving Break and donate them to a good cause!

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Please join us to celebrate Dr. Katherine Beissner and her 28 + years of service to Ithaca College.  Please stop by Clark Lounge on Thursday, December 11th from 4-6pm to wish her well.  

 

 

 Associate Professor Catherine Taylor read new work in the Royal Holloway College Poetics Research Center's Reading Series.

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Winter 2015 registration is still open for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Online) ANTH 104000.  Fulfill one of your general education requirements for ICC with this thought-provoking and applicable class this winter from the comforts of wherever you are.

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at sgage@ithaca.edu for more information.

 

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered two invited lectures at New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in the United Arab Emirates, November 2-4, 2014.

Her lecture, “Open Space Transmedia:  Towards a Theory and Politics of Participatory Collaboration” explored international iterative new media projects designed on principles of participation, collaboration, and open archives. This lecture analyzes new media projects showcased in the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

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Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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