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The 40th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center for Music. During this year’s induction, 104 students across all schools will be added to the membership.

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Mark your calendar to attend a presentation by the United States Postal Service on Augmented Reality and creating impactful mail.  Realize a 2% discount on eligible postage.  Wow your target audience with an interactive mail piece.  Discover a higher rate of return. 

Seating is limited.  The presentation will be Tuesday, March 21 in the Ithaca Falls Room beginning at 2:00pm.Download the free app-  USPS AR before the meeting.  Select to allow the app to access your camera for an interactive experience. 

Download the Layar App to see a demo on an IC scenic entrance that takes the recipient to the Admissions Visit Ithaca web page.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Karen Serbonich at kserbonich@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5701. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

Workshop: How to Use Adobe Illustrator to Create Comic Books, Graphic Novels and Web Comics [As offered at San Diego Comicon 2017].  Led by Howard Simpson, Artist, Owner of Abba Studios, and Just Create blogger http://abbastudios.blogspot.com/. Learn to create layouts, inks, colors and lettering for your next comicbook, web comic or graphic novel.  Create a template that is a print-ready resolution independent file for all uses.

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Submitted on behalf of Cindy Reckdenwald, Director of Compensation and Workforce Planning and Donna Veres, Director of Payroll

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 Don't miss the April 1 deadline to register to help out with Commencement Weekend activities taking place Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Non-exempt employees will be paid time and a half based on a 37.5 hour work week.  Exempt staff may, at the discretion of their supervisor, be given flexible time.

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You're invited to the fifth annual IC My Future Retirement Planning Event! Regardless of whether you’ve already begun arranging for your retirement years or even if you haven’t started yet, please join the Office of Human Resources as we bring together organizations skilled at helping employees plan for retirement.  

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Food Court Limited Opening

Contributed by David Maley on 03/14/2017 

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While Ithaca College is officially closed on Wednesday, the Food Court in the Campus Center will be open with limited offerings from noon to 2:00 p.m. to provide food service for students who remained on campus over Spring Break. Students can make purchases using cash, credit card, ID Express, or Bonus Bucks.

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 This presentation will be rescheduled. The presenter is traveling from Buffalo and in the interest of safety and travel conditions, we decided to reschedule.  Check Intercom for the new date and time posted in the coming days.

Mark your calendar to attend a presentation by the United States Postal Service on Augmented Reality and creating impactful mail.  Realize a 2% discount on eligible postage.  Wow your target audience with an interactive mail piece.  Discover a higher rate of return. 

Seating is limited.  The presentation will be Wednesday March 15 in the Ithaca Falls Room beginning at 1:30pm.Download the free app-  USPS AR before the meeting.  Select to allow the app to access your camera for an interactive experience. 

Download the Layar App to see a demo on an IC scenic entrance that takes the recipient to the Admissions Visit Ithaca web page.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Karen Serbonich at kserbonich@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5701. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

As with last year, employees will have an opportunity to provide feedback on supervisor performance as it relates to the competencies Ithaca College expects of supervisors in their leadership roles. This feedback is meant to provide a mechanism for supervisors to receive constructive feedback from their employees, to assist in identifying areas for growth and development, and to identify and acknowledge exceptional supervisors for mentoring of individuals new to supervising. 

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The Ithaca College women's track & field team finished the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships as the national runner-up with 41.25 points on Saturday, March 11, at the Al B. Carius Track, which was hosted by North Central College. It is the highest team finish in program history for Ithaca in either season of track & field.

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IC CSTEP participants Theo Alexander ‘18, Allan Bowen ‘17 and Ambra Munlyn ‘17, will each be presenting their research at the 31st Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Memphis, Tennessee on April 6-8, 2017. 

 

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The game that the administration has been playing with the Contingent Faculty Union in the last few bargaining sessions is a classic example of what biologists call “aggressive mimicry.” In its public statements, the administration assumes the mask of an eminently reasonable, patient and level-headed bargaining partner who has only the best interests of the college at heart and is forever “surprised” and “disappointed” by the inexplicable recalcitrance of the Contingent Faculty Union. The actual face under that mask, however - which only comes out at the bargaining table -  belongs to a predatory employer who is determined to keep contingent faculty at IC trapped in our current state of perpetual fear, insecurity and poverty by gutting our modest proposals for wages and job security. What the administration offers in return are ornamental token improvements that would do little to address the existential problems at stake for contingent faculty. In effect, what they offer are band aids for flesh wounds.

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A recent ASHA Leader article highlighted an excerpt from a live Q&A presentation by SLP faculty members Amy Rominger, AuD, CCC-A, and Yvonne Rogalski, PhD, CCC-SLP. The Q&A session, which was part of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association's online conference "Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Patients with Dementia," discussed their collaborative investigation into the impact that hearing loss has on cognition and memory in healthy older adults.

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PayFlex Coach can help you get more out of your Health Savings Account (HSA)

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Happy Spring Break to all! Please click here for a downloadable copy or see below for our hours of operation during Spring Break.

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The Ithaca College bargaining team would like to offer the following update to our campus community on the negotiations with the part-time, per-course and full-time, one-year term faculty bargaining units.

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Ithaca College students traveled to Albany, New York on February 14th to stand up for student aid! More than 370,000 New York students count on state student aid programs each year to help pay for college.

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Join the Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee for a casual continental breakfast.  There will be activities, games, good food and good coffee, and a chance to get to meet your colleagues from across the Division on March 15, 8:30 – 10:30am in Clark Lounge.

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Contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

The DIIS Business Intelligence team (BI), along with the main report writers across campus, are pleased to announce the release of a new Reporting Center accessed through the new apps.ithaca.edu site (see Intercom announcement https://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php/20170307151841102#.WL8b-vLVTFl). All reporting previously accessed through ACE/Argus will be accessed through the Reporting Center starting on April 10, 2017.

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