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On Monday, October 17, the U-Lot will be serving as reserved parking for an evening event in the Campus Center.  Therefore, it will be closed to regular use beginning at 3 p.m.  Vehicles in the lot at that time do not need to relocate.  However, no new entry will be permitted past 3 p.m. other than for event guests.  The lot will re-open for regular use on Tuesday morning.

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Lori Freedman residency

Contributed by Evis Sammoutis on 10/15/2016 

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World renowned Bass Clarinetist Lori Freedman ( ) will be a guest artist of the Composition Program during both the Fall 2016 Term and Spring 2017 Terms.

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Professor of Politics, Asma Barlas, gave the visiting Marsico Scholar's lecture at the invitation of the department of Religious Studies, University of Denver (her alma mater), on October 13th. The title of her talk was "Muslim Women: Between religious and secular extremism."

This film screening will be followed by an international skype interview with the Director, Diego Quemada-Diez. 


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So you made it to sophomore year, now what? Have you thought about internships yet? Is it too early to network with alumni? You may have been asking these types of questions, or maybe you haven't thought much about career planning yet. This student selected workshop will prepare you to create a resume, network with alumni and others, and provide information on searching for and obtaining an internship. 

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Find out more about how to use IC Mentor Connect, the Alumni Directory, and the IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about networking etiquette and important strategies around utilizing these networking tools to make connections.

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Professor Doug Turnbull (Computer Science) was recently awarded an NSF Information & Intelligent Systems grant for $100,000. The grant focuses on using user preference information that is collected from his personalized radio app to improve media recommendation algorithms.   


This grant will primarily be used to support undergraduate research at Ithaca College over the next three years.  Details can be found at:

This is a collaborative grant with Professor Thorsten Joachims who was awarded $400,000 to support graduate research at Cornell University.


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We had an awesome Alumni Weekend! Here's a recap of a wonderful weekend of partnerships with Alumni, Ithaca College Athletics and Spoon University - Ithaca College! We'd say it was a big win all around! Thank you!


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Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Politics, featured for work on U.S.-Taiwan relations and Obama's foreign policy pivot to Asia.

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New Parking Options

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 10/14/2016 

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Timed Spaces in the Visitor Lot

Four 30 minute timed spaces have been added to the Visitor Lot for use by faculty, staff and student in need of short term parking to go to Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

Eastern Campus Visitor Spaces

Visitor parking has been added in M-Lot to provide some options for visitors wishing to park on the eastern end of campus.  These spaces will be located near the outdoor pool and in the circle at the lower entrance to Glazer Arena.  Visitors will need to stop by the A&E Center desk to obtain a permit to park in these spaces.

Steve Gorn, ethnomusicologist, world traveler and performing musician presents a series of events that are free and open to the public.  

Sponsored by Hospicare and Palliative Care Services in partnership with the Ithaca College School of Music and the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. No reservations are required. 

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So you know you should have a LinkedIn profile, but aren’t quite sure how to maximize its use as a networking and branding tool? Come to this session to learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site efficiently, effectively use it to connect with professionals in your field of interest, and even find alumni mentors.

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Submitted on behalf of Marc Israel, Assistant Provost for Finance and Administrative Operations:

Faculty are encouraged to take advantage of the internal funding initiatives housed within the provost’s office. 

Academic Challenge Funding
Awards for faculty-student teams (consisting of at least one faculty member and one student) involved in goal-oriented collaborative research, professional or creative activity.

Academic Mini-Grant Funding
Awards for tenured or tenure-track faculty to further faculty research, professional or creative activity.

The deadlines are as follows:

Fall Selection Process:  November 1st Deadline (for grants whose funds must be used between December 1 and May 31).

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Tuesday, October 18th from 8:00am through 12:00pm in Emerson Suites, Ithaca College will be holding our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination

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IC alumni, family, and friends are invited to a special presentation at the State Theatre by Lightwire Theater — and can get a special discount on tickets!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
7:30 p.m.
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

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The Perks at Ithaca College

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/13/2016 

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Ithaca College faculty and staff members have the opportunity to enjoy many perks that come with working for the College. These include access to our recreational facilities, discounts on tickets, transportation options, and more! 

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 Don't miss the last day to register to vote!

The last day to register in New York State is Friday, October 14.  Registration forms must be post-marked by that date.

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We are looking for infants who will soon turn 5 months, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees, and are developing typically.  


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You are invited to a public presentation by Angel Alvarez, an agricultural engineer and community development practitioner from San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. Alvarez will speak about development work in rural and indigenous communities in the region.  

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Created by Michael Levine, of the Dallas Brass, Harmony Bridge(TM) is designed “to connect public school band musicians with seniors in retirement homes and communities.” Through a carefully developed and sequenced curriculum, public school-age children are provided the skills and resources to rehearse, predominantly independently, and perform in small ensembles, for residents of area senior communities utilizing “music of their time.” 

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