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Contributed by Thomas Rochon on 01/09/2014
In mid-December, the American Studies Association voted to boycott Israel’s higher-education institutions to protest the country’s treatment of Palestinians. I have subsequently been asked by some members of the Ithaca College community to articulate my position on the boycott.
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Contributed by Baruch Whitehead on 01/09/2014
The award is presented annually by Community Dispute and Resolution Center (CDRC) and Greater Ithaca Activity Center (GIAC).
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/09/2014
An article by Steve Seidman, professor emeritus and lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communication, was published in Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture, edited by Jacqueline Edmondson.
His article titled, “Rock Concert Posters” chronicles the history of poster styles and the evolution of one-time event notices into collectable artwork and souvenirs.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/09/2014
The Office of Human Resources would like to present to faculty, staff, and students our newest Work/Life Mission Series. This semester's Work/Life Distinguished Faculty series will explore a variety of topic presented by our very own distinguished faculty! Join us for our first workshop:
Smart Money: Personal Finance for Your Everyday Life
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Contributed by Peter Schlough on 01/09/2014
Harry Potter FOREVER postage stamps (book of 20) now on sale at the Phillips Hall Post Office.
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As part of a larger effort to improve the security of our digital information, ITS has developed a Quick Guide to using AES Crypt. AES Crypt is a free program that allows you to encrypt and password protect files (e.g., Word documents, Excel Spreadsheet, etc.) to prevent unauthorized access and to maintain the integrity of the data.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/08/2014
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, published an essay, “Frances Flaherty and Non Preconception" for the 2013 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar 2013 Catalog, History is What’s Happening.
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Johanna Goehner is back at the Wellness Clinic this semester teaching Pilates. The class will meet on Tuesdays at 1:30 (starting January 21st) and will run for 14 weeks (through April 29th). The cost is $70. Space is limited so if you would like to reserve a spot, contact me at ithaca.edu/wellness or call 274-1301.
Contributed by Linda Uhll on 01/08/2014
In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi.
Please encourage students registered with Student Disability Services to meet with you during office hours to discuss their accommodation plan.
"In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation will be provided to students with documented disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Students must register with Student Disability Services and provide appropriate documentation to Ithaca College before any academic adjustment will be provided."
The Office of Human Resources recognizes the importance of accessibility to your benefit vendors. To accomplish this, our Aetna Representative, Denise Dolinsky is available on campus each month to answer any questions you may have on how to use the Aetna Medical plans, or specific questions related to Aetna coverage, claims, providers, etc.
Meetings with Denise are held in Human Resources between 11:00am-1pm the following Tuesday’s in the first quarter of 2014.
Tuesday, January 14th
Tuesday, January 21st
Tuesday, February 4th
Tuesday, February 18th
Tuesday, March 4th
Tuesday, March 18th
To schedule a meeting call Human Resources at 274-8000.
Funding available for 1 credit Block II mini course connected to FLEFF (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival
Contributed by Warren Schlesinger on 01/07/2014
If you might be interested in offering a one credit course that takes advantage of or connects with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, there is still funding available. Please read the FLEFF mission statement below and contact Warren Schlesinger, FLEFF mini course coordinator at email@example.com or at 4-3951 for more information.
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Contributed by John Rawlins on 01/06/2014
On Monday, January 20 & Saturday, January 25, the Ithaca College Community will celebrate national Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 01/06/2014
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Contributed by Rhoda H. Meador on 01/06/2014
The IC Gerontology Institute is delighted to welcome our new staff member – Teri Reinemann, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator.
Teri will provide administrative, program development, and program management support for all the outreach and engagement activities of the Gerontology Institute, including the planning, implementation, coordination of ICGI workshops, student engagement, service learning, and community outreach programs.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 01/05/2014
Happy New Year! The first Weight Watchers At Work meeting of 2014 will be in Job Hall 161, one of the classrooms in the hallway (beneath the fountain) between Job Hall and Dillingham Center. This location change is for January 7th only.
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Jeff Falardeau, who has served as Ithaca College's Assistant Director of Athletics for the Athletics & Events Center since 2011, has been named Associate Athletics Director for External Operations at Colgate. He will oversee all external operations in the department at Colgate, serve on the director of athletics' senior staff and supervise several sports.
"Jeff has made exceptional contributions to Ithaca College guiding the opening of the Athletics & Events Center and implementing policy and procedure for the state-of-the-art facility," said Susan Bassett, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports. "We would like to thank him for his dedication to Ithaca College and wish him well in all his future endeavors."
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The Fitness Center will be opening with limited hours beginning on Monday 1/6/14. The reduced hours are listed below. We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 1/20/14.
Saturday 12/21 - Sunday 1/5: CLOSED
Monday 1/6: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Tuesday 1/7: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday 1/8: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday 1/9: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday 1/10: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 1/11 - Sunday 1/12: CLOSED
Monday 1/13 - Thursday 1/16: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday 1/17 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 1/18 - Sunday 1/19: CLOSED
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