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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 11/06/2014
The November installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Thursday, November 13, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in the Ithaca Falls Room. Faculty and staff are invited to attend for an update on and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Strategic Sourcing.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or firstname.lastname@example.org). We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Contributed by Irene Scott on 11/06/2014
Spring 2015 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm Sunday, November 16th.
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Contributed by Laurie Worrall on 11/05/2014
The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.
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Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 11/05/2014
The Ninth Annual Media Literacy Week will be held November 9th through the 16th. During the week different workshops and activities will be held discussing an array of topics.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 11/05/2014
ITS will be broadcasting the Sakai Virtual Conference in the CET (Job Hall 102) all day on Friday, November 7th. Anyone is welcome to join us. It will have an emphasis on pedagogy and best practices. This faculty-friendly event is targeted more toward the teaching and learning aspects of using Sakai, but there will also be some technical topics covered. Please check out schedule on the conference web site.
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Contributed by Gordon Rowland on 11/05/2014
Colleagues, Please note that any three IICC mini-courses will now count in the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation or World of Systems theme, and as a Humanities or Social Science perspective. As always, these are:
* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character
* active hands-on learning; no lectures
* lots of fun
* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors
* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges
* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail
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Contributed by Irene Scott on 11/05/2014
As a member of NERCOMP (NorthEast Regional Computing Program), all Ithaca College administration, faculty, staff and students are eligible to attend workshops and Professional Development Opportunities at the discounted rate.
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Contributed by Alicia Swords on 11/05/2014
Learn about community responses to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/05/2014
With Thanksgiving on it's way, November is typically the time to give thanks, but reflecting on what you are thankful for throughout the year can boost your well-being. Read more about "Being Thankful" in the BalanceWorks November Newsletter.
Faculty and Staff- Nominate your students for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/05/2014
The nomination process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. This award is Ithaca College's recognition of outstanding juniors and seniors, who excel in academic achievement, perform service to the College community, and represents an exemplary level of accomplishment. The names of students selected for the award will then be submitted to the national Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/05/2014
Intercom for Wednesday
Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $8 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate, choose from 6oz Filet, 12oz New York Strip, or 12oz Rib Eye! Tonight and tomorrow only, Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $8 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $8 to the cost of your dinner!
Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.
Contributed by Don Austin on 11/05/2014
There are 5 awesome events coming up for Native American Theme Month!
Body Modification and Tattooing of the Northeast Woodland Indians
Presented By Michael Galban, Public Historian at the Ganondagan State Historic Site
Wednesday, November 5
5:00pm – 6:00pm
*Will count for SLI credit*
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Stipends available for faculty to teach spring 2015 block II mini courses for FLEFF (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival
Contributed by Warren Schlesinger on 11/05/2014
Several stipends are still available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. Faculty from all departments are encouraged to offer mini courses. Mini courses should be designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 11/04/2014
ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 11/04/2014
Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.
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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.
Students of Ithaca College:
On November 15th, SUNY Cortland will host the annual Cortaca Jug game, with our varsity football teams vying for possession of the Jug. We are all very proud of the accomplishments of both teams and believe that the game this year will once again be a great one.
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The Center for Print Production is delighted to announce our new on-line print submission tool, WebCRD.
Contributed by Wayne French on 11/04/2014
This new tool allows cutting edge technology to make it simple and fast to submit your print jobs to the Center for Print Production.
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Contributed by Lynda Walters on 11/04/2014
As part of the interview process for the position of Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity – You are invited to a presentation by Dr. Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm in Clark Lounge.
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