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IC My Future Door Prize Winner!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 04/09/2015 

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The Office of Human Resources’ third annual Ithaca College IC My Future, a retirement planning open house, was a great success! We were pleased to see so many of you attend the event to take advantage of being able to interact personally with representatives from various resources to help you plan for your future. 

We would like to congratulate Yuko Mulugetta, our door prize winner, who has won a pair of Hanger Theatre tickets!

We hope to see even more of you next year as we continue this tradition of excellence! 

Please join Ithaca Waldorf School (IWS), Ithaca College Recreation & Leisure Studies, Alliance for Childhood, and Ithaca Children's Garden's Hands-on Anarchy Zone for two important events:

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On Monday, April 13, at 6:00pm at Emerson Suites Ask Big Questions (ABQ), a non-denominational fellowship in campus, launched by Hillel at Ithaca College in the Fall 2014 will host a campus-wide conversation regarding sexual assault.

It is a first of a kind, student-led attempt to have a facilitated conversation for students, faculty and staff around the table.    This event will open with a reception at Emerson Lounge.

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The implementation of WebCRD and trainings offered through December of 2014 provided the opportunity for the campus to become familiar with using the new online print ordering system.

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Thank you for testing your financial knowledge by participating in the “What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge” hosted by TIAA-CREF. 

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Thank you again for coming together and ensuring IC Giving Day on February 26 was a huge success. We have finished some more in-depth analysis, and the results tell a story of how our community came together in one day, like never before, and encouraged more gifts and more spirited participation on and off campus than ever.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects.  Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by April 15.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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See the real effect of time on money, learn how to plan for retirement, find additional ways to save, and prepare your balance sheet for retirement.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Hill Center is now in the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and April 16th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the tenth building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College. 

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The Ithaca College Office of Human Resources has a new way for you to receive the latest information on Employee Benefits & Work/Life related programs and resources! 

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 FLEFF Screenings at Cinemapolis with Juan Agustin Marquez,'04

100,000  Thursday April 9 7 :10 p.m.

The Last Colony, Saturday April 11, 2: 00 p.m.

Festival five-passes available in the Ithaca College bookstore, $20 for students, $40 regular price

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Shaianne Osterreich, Associate Professor in Economics,  was invited to present at the New School for Social Research in New York during a workshop entitled After Global Feminization: Industrial Change and Gender Segregation.  This workshop brought together scholars investigating questions related to gender equality in labor market outcomes for workers in the global south.  Shaianne’s paper, "Gender, Decent Work, and Global Production Sharing in Indonesia”,  used the International Labour Organization’s definition of ‘decent work’ to investigate the differences in pay and types of contracts for women and men that work in manufacturing exports.  Significant sectoral gender segregation means that women’s export factory work is very different than men’s and often comes with significantly less pay, more temporary contracts, fewer safety provisions, and less access to health benefits.

Dr. Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently presented at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference in Montreal, Canada.

Participating in a panel on the role of sound in online and app-based documentary projects (including a recent work by Canadian artist Stan Douglas), he spoke about theories of interactivity and immersion in considering the role of online and mobile screen technology in mediating our auditory experiences of the world, including how sound (unrecorded as well as recorded) shapes our experiences and understanding of space and place.

This panel was selected by the SCMS Documentary Studies Scholarly Interest Group as having particular significance to the academic study of documentary.
 

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Losing weight shouldn’t be a contest with your co-workers—it should be a celebration.

Discover At Work Meetings, where you’ll learn about our proven weight-loss approach full of powerful group support that works for both men and women, inspirational guidance, and our suite of digital tools*.

Join anytime, and we’ll keep you motivated, with support all around.

weightwatchers: Help with the hard part.

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Dr. Roberto Curci who was to be our third candidate for the School of Business Dean position  has accepted another offer and obviously the various meetings on his schedule for the next two days are now cancelled.

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April Earth Day Sweepstakes

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 04/08/2015 

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Everybody loves a Sweepstakes!

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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The thirteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 24. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here. All members of the campus community who support our LGBTQ and allied graduates are welcome to attend. And any student of any year may attend, but all MUST rsvp in advance.

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Students from the theatre department took on different roles last week to assist sixth year physical therapy students to get hands on experience working with patients with neurological impairments as part of a cross-departmental collaboration. 

Six student actors -- Aaron Roberts, Jose Useche, Alexandra Nicopoulos, Lydia Flock, Tyler Sapp, and Brooke Shilling -- participated across three lab sections of Neurological Rehabilitation II to portray different levels of recovery after traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident and various stages of Parkinson’s disease. 

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(Posted on behalf of Rotarian Sarah Robarge, IC Rotaract Advisor from the Ithaca Rotary Club)

Do you want to help make Ithaca College, Ithaca, and the world a better place? Are you still looking for your place to fit in, connect, and lead, during your college years? Ithaca College Rotaract is looking for you!

Rotaract
is a college level organization of Rotary International, which is made up of clubs whose members are service minded professionals and community leaders.

Rotaractors
get together for service projects, social activities, and leadership workshops. Working closely with the local Ithaca Rotary Club, we get to know and network with local community and business leaders while making a difference in the world around us.

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