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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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A leading expert in the study of self-injury, Dr. Janis Whitlock of Cornell University will discuss her path-breaking studies that identify the social contexts that contribute to non-suicidal self-injury in adolescence and young adulthood, as well as how families, communities, and health care professionals can productively respond.  The lecture will be at 7pm on October 25, 2016 in Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.


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Please join the Finger Lakes Independence Center and IC Disability Studies occupational therapy students on October 26 from 4 – 6pm at the Center for Health Sciences Room 203 to view CinemAbility and join in a discussion with the filmmaker, Jenni Gold.

Free and open to all who are interested.


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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee presents “Referring a Student in Distress”, October 25th at 12:10 pm in Taughannock Falls Campus Center. 

The Ithaca College Awareness, Response and Education (ICARE) is a referral process which deals with concerns regarding the well-being of individual students and the safety of the campus community.  Case Manager, Christina McMahon of Students Affairs/Campus Life will present information about the steps that take place after a report is filed.  Representatives from other campus offices will also explain how they support and assist our students during the referral process.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25th at 12:10  pm – 1:05 pm in the Taughannock Falls Campus Center.

Feel free to bring your lunch, light refreshments will be provided.  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jean Celeste-Astorina  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Bring new or gently used socks to Muller Chapel this week and celebrate Sock Shabbat

Hillel and the Interfaith Council are partnering with Knock Knock Give a Sock, a college-started initiative dedicated to collecting socks for those in need-you can help!

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Full-time, continuing faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the Center for Faculty Excellence for Center for Faculty Research and Development (CFRD) released time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at or contact the DIIS Service Desk at, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Kudos to Carl Cohen

Contributed by Michelle Jaskula on 10/19/2016 

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On behalf of Terri Stewart:

 On October 13, 2016 Carl Cohen, Ithaca College’s Parking Services Supervisor was elected to the Board of Trustees for the New York State Parking Association (NYSPA) at the association’s Annual Meeting at Tuning Stone Casino in  Verona New York.   Carl was a founding member of NYSPA in 1992. He is proud to be providing leadership in the parking industry in New York State after a 13 year absence before assuming his current position at Ithaca College in May of 2014.

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As first published on Intercom on October 17, this Wednesday through Friday, October 19-21, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will serve as the reserved parking for various events associated with Board of Trustees meetings.  As a result, the lot will be closed to general usage and other campus community members will need to use other parking locations on these dates. 

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Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:00 p.m.
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

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A Professions Week Event!

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A Professions Week Event!

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 The Ithacan has been named a national Online Pacemaker Finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press. The Pacemaker is ACP’s top honor, commonly referred to as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism.” 

Entries for the award were judged during the Spring 2016 semester (Kira Maddox, editor-in-chief; Evan Sobkowicz, managing editor/webmaster). Winners will be announced on Oct. 22 at the Fall National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.

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 The Ithacan has been named a Gold Medalist for 2016 in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's annual college publication critique.

Each year the CSPA evaluates member papers on overall content, news, depth reporting, features, opinion/editorial, sports, arts/entertainment, editing/headline writing, and design/graphics based on more than 150 specific criteria. This year the paper scored 832 on the critique’s 1,000-point scale. The CSPA consistently ranks The Ithacan as a Gold Medalist, its highest category. The publication was evaluated in the critique’s ”hybrid” category, which is defined as “print publications that provide live coverage via website between print editions.”

 The Ithacan has been named one of 10 national finalists for the Columbia Scholasstic Press Association’s 2017 Crown Award in the competition’s “hybrid” category. The Hybrid category is defined as “print publications that provide live coverage via website between print editions.”

The list of finalists in the category this year includes publications from Indiana University, Iowa State University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pennsylvania and Oklahoma State University, among others. The winners, who receive either a Gold or Silver Crown, will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 11–14.

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 Ithacan Staff Writer Max Denning, a junior journalism major from Portland, Oregon, has been awarded the First Place National Mark of Excellence Award for General News Reporting for 2015 by the Society of Professional Journalists.

The award was for Denning's story “This Shouldn't Happen Here," which covered Ithaca College resident assistants' protest against alleged racial aggression and harassment by Public Safety officers. It appeared in the September 3, 2015, issue of The Ithacan

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The Harvest Moon Dance is an annual intergenerational event where local elders meet and interact with members of the Ithaca College Community.

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Posted on behalf of the Ithaca College Collective Bargaining Committee

To the Ithaca College Community:

We are writing to share some extensive background information that we have just posted to the Office of Human Resources website regarding the negotiations between Ithaca College and its part-time, per-course faculty bargaining unit.

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