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Over the fall semester a number of staff from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) have actively participated and contributed thought leadership for many regional and national professional organizations, program committees and conferences.

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 ITHACA, N.Y. – Ithaca College Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports, Susan Bassett '79, announced that Dan Swanstrom has been named the 10th head coach for the prestigious football program on South Hill. Swanstrom will begin his appointment at IC on January 3, 2017.

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Scott Stull, Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department, presented at the Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology Conference at Colonial Williamsburg, in Williamsburg, Virginia, on November 18, 2016. His paper was titled, "Experimental Archaeology as Participant Observation: A Perspective from Medieval Food."

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The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 160 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad. 

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"I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks."
William Shakespeare 

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In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the Social Science (Jan. 10-11), Writing Intensive (Jan 10-11), and Capstone (Jan. 11-12) ICC requirements. Assessment reports from previous sessions are available here.

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Missing Sweater

Contributed by Erik Angerhofer on 12/12/2016 

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 Lost at Coddington on 12/10

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The Fitness Center will be closing at 2:00pm on Friday 12/16/16, and will remain closed through Sunday 1/8/17.  We will reopen with reduced hours on Monday 1/9/17.  Please visit the Fitness Center website for a complete listing of hours.

As a courtesy, Island Health and Fitness will be offering reduced price guest fees throughout this time for all Ithaca College faculty and staff.  A valid Ithaca College ID must be presented to be eligible for the discount.  Any guests who do not have an Ithaca College faculty/staff ID will be required to pay full price for a guest pass.

The Ithaca College Library is participating in a grant funded project that allows free admission to the Museum of the Earth or the Cayuga Nature Center.

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Congratulations to Stephen Sweet, Chair for Sociology Department, for co-authoring the article, “Manager Attitudes Concerning Flexible Work Arrangements: Fixed or Changeable?”. It has been accepted for publication in the journal, COMMUNITY, WORK & FAMILY. Co-authors, both from Boston College, are Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Jacqueline James.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is seeking members of the staff or faculty at Ithaca College to serve as trip advisers for students participating in OSEMA's Alternative Spring Break Program (ASB) from March 11 - March 19, 2017.

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Employee permits for 2017 will be available to order online beginning Friday, December 2, 2016.

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Ithaca College Theatre Arts alumna Kate Hamill (BFA ’05) has written a very successful stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Sense and Sensibility that has performed widely to positive acclaim. Here is your chance to see scenes from the play performed by BFA performance majors in the IC Department of Theatre Arts. 

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Shakespeare Reloaded

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 12/11/2016 

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 It has been said that Shakespeare was a playwright for the ages. His exploration of human aspiration and emotion remains relevant even today, some 400 years after his death.


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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies,  Dale Hudson (NYU-Abu Dhabi),  and Claudia Pederson (Wichita State University) published a chapter in a book probing the relationship between cinema and new media entitled Cinemas Em Redes: Tecnologia, Estetica e Politica Na Era Digital, edited by Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho (Papirus Editora, Brazil, 2016).



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  • Looking for a SP2017 course with ICC Diversity designation?
  • Do you need an ICC course with the Mind, Body, Spirit theme in the Humanities Perspective?

Next term, you can study Hindu traditions from ancient to global!

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Every January, the Ithaca College community celebrates the life, legacy, and messages of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of programs and events sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA).

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The DIIS Service Desk will have reduced hours over winter break, and will not be offering evening or Sunday hours during that time.

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Even a gift as small as a dollar a paycheck can make a difference in our community. Ithaca College is reaching out to all faculty and staff members to consider making a donation to The United Way. A gift in any amount is greatly appreciated and remember, payroll deduction makes giving easier by spreading your contribution across the year.

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In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the Social Science (Jan. 10-11), Writing Intensive (Jan 10-11), and Capstone (Jan. 11-12) ICC requirements. Assessment reports from previous sessions are available here.

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