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(The following message is being sent on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)

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Join us at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 24th in Klignenstein Lounge for a talk about the opportunity for Business Intelligence/Analytics in Higher Education. 

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Is your department interested in having a portal on OrgSync to manage events and student involvement? Would you like students involved in your programs to be able to have those recorded on a co-curricular transcript? If so, you are invited to participate in a new-user training on Wednesday, March 16 from 2:00-3:00pm in Friends 110 computer lab. 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is scheduled to perform major network maintenance this weekend, late evening Saturday, March 12th into mid-day Sunday, March 13th. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure. This upgrade is the first in a series of steps that are planned for the spring and summer to create a more robust, modern network to help minimize issues such as those which disrupted our network earlier this week.

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin:

Last October a pilot Faculty Scholarship, Research and Creative Inquiry Fair was held in conjunction with the Faculty Colloquium series where various faculty members from Research Council presented their research or scholarly work. 

The event was very successful and we would like to repeat it on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm, in the Clark and McDonald lounges. 

The fair will consist of five minute “lightning round” talks in Clark Lounge which will start at 4:45 and end at 5:45pm, to be followed by the Colloquium speaker.  Poster presentations and visual pieces such as art, photos or film, will also be displayed from 4:30 – 6:30 pm in McDonald Lounge. 

We strongly encourage faculty to share their recent research/scholarly work or works still in progress.  Wine and cheese and other refreshments will be available.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2017 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

Dear Ithaca College Community,

It gives me great pleasure to announce the members of the search committee for Ithaca College’s ninth president. The committee represents the wide breadth of our Ithaca College community and possesses a rich diversity of experience and perspective. We are deeply grateful that these individuals have agreed to devote their time and wisdom to collaborating on the important process that lies ahead, and we are confident that the college is in very good hands.

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Submitted on Behalf of Robert Sullivan, Faculty-in-Residence of the Center for Faculty Excellence:

Congratulations to the 51 students who have been selected to participate in the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Asheville, North Carolina on April 7-9, 2016.

NCUR is the largest and most prominent celebration of undergraduate research in the world. Each year NCUR gathers young scholars from hundreds of institutions of higher learning and from every corner of the academic curriculum, creating a unique environment for the recognition of undergraduate student achievement.  Ithaca College is proud of the fifty-one students, representing a wide variety of programs, who will be presenting their original scholarly work at NCUR.

Students, listed below by school and major program, will be accompanied by Associate Professor Robert Sullivan, Communication Studies, Professor Gwen Seaquist, Legal Studies and Professor Nancy Brcak, Art History.

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Soda is full of empty calories (calories from solid fats and/or added sugars) or artificial sweeteners. 

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Jaime Shultz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, will present on genetics, sex, and sports performance Thursday  March 31, 2016 in Textor 101 at 7 pm. She will also present a talk on Race & Sports Thursday morning, March 31st, at 10:50 in Textor 101. 

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Jaime Shultz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, will present on Race and Sports Thursday March 31, 2016 at 10:50 am in Textor 101. She will also present a talk on Genetics, Sex, and Sports Thursday evening, March 31st, at 7 pm in Textor 101.

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The cutoff is fast approaching to nominate your outstanding student for student employee of the year. We would really like to hear from you as to which student stands out in your department. Students are in integral part of keeping your department moving. So tell us, which student goes above and beyond their assigned duties, the one who takes the lead and provides your department with the support they need? Which one of your students has your confidence that whatever task is given to them, they will not only get the job done but they will, as they usually do, exceed your expectations? Please take the time today to nominate that student…they deserve it!!

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Henrietta Awo Tiwaa Osei-Anto, MPP, MA, is a PhD Candidate in Health Policy at the Heller School School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She has previously been a researcher at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the American Hospital Association. 

The title of her talk is: “Understanding the Association between Racial Residential Segregation and Breast Cancer Treatment and Outcomes”

Friday, March 11 at 2:00-3:00pm in CHS 201

 

 

Not a PowerPoint presentation, this is a highly interactive seminar that delivers 3 skills to help supervisors and managers improve employee performance. 

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 FLEFF: Health Landscapes - 42615 - HLTH 39902 – 01 “Landscape” was first used in reference to 17th century Dutch painting, then migrated to lived observations and experiences. Landscapes shape culture, character, community and health.  Health landscapes: hospitals, waste treatment plants, waiting rooms, climate chaos, arteries and veins, neighborhoods, poverty, bodies.  This course is part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. We will pursue films, readings, and discussions about health landscapes in this course. Block II MW 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Contact Stewart Auyash for more information (auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312)

Thursday March 10th, 12:05-1:10 pm in BUS 111

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The documentary TESTED follows a dozen families in New York City from different racial, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds as their eighth graders prepare to pass the grueling standardized test to get into one of the city's best high schools.

After the screening, independent filmmaker and director Curtis Chin will join the audience for a talkback.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 16 years.  Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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Dining Services will operate on special hours during Spring Break. Click here for our Spring Break Hours of Operation. 

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Posted on behalf of David Weil, director of engagement and implementation, DIIS

As of about 7:00 Tuesday evening, Digital Instruction and Information Services has resolved the issues with the network and restored all functionality. 

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