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After ten years serving as the director of the Park Scholar Program, Matt Fee has accepted an offer from Syracuse University to serve as the director of Summer College at SU.

The Roy H. Park School of Communications invites the campus community to celebrate Matt's accomplishments and contributions at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 5:00- 6:30 p.m. in Park 223.

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As you may already be aware, Dr. Justine Schaff will be leaving her position as the Director of the Health Center at the end of August 2014.  Justine has accepted the position of Assistant Director of Emergency Medicine at Cayuga Medical Center.

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Please join us as we honor Mark's 15 years of distinguished service and thank him for the many contributions to Ithaca College and Environmental Health and Safety.

A reception to celebrate Mark retirement will be held on August 28, 2014 from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. in the Office of Public Safety Conference Room.  

We wish him all the best in his retirement. 

 

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Luca Maurer, program director of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services, presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists in Monterey, CA.

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Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff have online access to the Chronicle, which is updated daily. The complete contents of the latest print issue are added to the website every Monday. The IC Library's subscription includes a searchable archive of back issues and unlimited access to content The Chronicle since 1989.

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Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to teach and perform at The Chamber Music Conference and Composers’ Forum of the East (August 10-17, 2014) in Bennington, VT.

 Ithaca College Natural Lands is seeking Committee members and Student Intern Trainees for the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 academic year.

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The Office of the Assistant Provost for International Studies and Special Projects/Director of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall.  This office is responsible for the Ithaca College New York City Center (ICNYC), the Cornell in Washington program (CIW), and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), as well as the Office of International Programs (OIP).  Please stop by and visit us in our new space!

  • Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost & Director of International Programs: Job 203
  • Rosalie Fitzgerald, Assistant to Dr. Saunders, Job 202

To contact the Office of the Assistant Provost, call us at 274-3063.

 

The Office of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall.  Please stop by and visit us in our new space!

  • Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost & Director of International Programs: Job 203
  • Rosalie Fitzgerald, Assistant to Dr. Saunders: Job 202
  • Diana Dimitrova, Director of International Student Services: Job 204
  • Rachel Cullenen, Director of Study Abroad: Job 206
  • Mimi Wright, Program Assistant: Job 207
  • Penny Bogardus, Administrative Assistant: Job 208
  • International Programs Resource Room: Job 209

To contact the Office of International Programs, call us at 274-3306 or email intlprog@ithaca.edu.

Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

 

 

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Ithaca College's Summer College for High School Students is looking for workshop proposals.

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Running errands this weekend? Why not pick-up an item or two to donate to the Caring and Sharing Back-to-School Program!

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Contributed on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving recombinant DNA or any potentially bio-hazardous material, including pathogens, biological toxins, or human cells, tissues, organs or fluids must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of activities that present risk of infection or illness in humans.

Federal guidelines require that applicants possess prior experience with a particular agent or procedure, and those supervising the activity should be familiar with proper safety precautions, procedures involving storage, and disposal. A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Biosafety website – http://www.ithaca.edu/biosafety/.

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Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

As we look forward to the beginning of a new academic year, I would like to remind all faculty members of the following opening year events:

 

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 The Catholic Community would like to invite everyone to come and celebrate Mass with us Sunday August 24 at 8PM. All are welcome!

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 Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, received the Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology.  The award is given annually to one scholar within the American Sociological Association's Section on Teaching and Learning to recognize an enduring and substantial influence on undergraduate education in the field of sociology.  The award was presented on August 18 at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco.

 

The Hammond Health Center will be closed from 12 noon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 21st, 2014, so that our staff can attend our department retreat. No services will be available during this time.  Nursing staff will be available at the Health Center from 4 - 6 p.m., following the conclusion of our department meeting.

As always, if you have a medical emergency, call 911.

 

 

Contributed on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.

Ithaca College’s animal use program is managed in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.  A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee website –http://www.ithaca.edu/iacuc/.

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The following is contributed on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research:

The All-College Review Board for Human Subjects Research (HSR) is responsible for reviewing all college research and teaching activities (i.e. surveys) conducted by faculty, staff, and students that involve the use of human subjects.

If you are uncertain whether your project requires review, or if you plan to submit an HSR proposal in the coming semester, please visit the All-College Review Board on Human Subjects Research  website under “H” in the directory.

You will find application forms, examples and instructions, proposal submission deadlines, committee meeting dates and a listing of members.  

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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:

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