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Contributed by Orlando Kittrell on 07/29/2015
Contributed by Sally Neal on 07/29/2015
Ithaca College was recently awarded a five-year $600,000 competitive grant by the New York State Department of Education, to increase the number of Ithaca College students from under-represented groups who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields. The grant is specifically for enrolled Ithaca College students who have an expressed interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Dr. Orlando-Marquez Kittrell, director for the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) in the Center for Academic Advancement, serves as the primary investigator (PI) for the State grant. The grant will provide the following:
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 07/29/2015
The Brown Bag Lunch with the Provost scheduled for Tuesday, August 4 has been filled. The next one will be in September with an announcement on the date coming out later next month. Please contact Karen Emnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-7918 with any questions.
IC 3D Archaeology Visualization Team non-invasively maps unmarked burials at the Maplewood Cemetery in Genoa, NY
Contributed by Michael 'Bodhi' Rogers on 07/28/2015
The Maplewood Cemetery was incorporated in 1866 and expanded the cemetery area around an older, preexisting burial area. The cemetery was active until the late 1960s early 1970s at which time it went into disuse. Lack of maintenance over forty years resulted in a deterioration of the cemetery. A newly formed board is reviving the cemetery.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 07/28/2015
Contributed by Paul Deamer on 07/28/2015
Please join us in honoring School of Business Associate Dean, Barbara Howard, and the work she has done for Ithaca College at a retirement reception luncheon on Friday, July 31st, from 12:00-1:30 pm in the Upper Atrium of the School of Business.
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Contributed by Joelle Albertsman on 07/28/2015
The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, developing strong, active communities, and stimulating intellectual curiosity.
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Our next "Brown Bag Lunch with the Provost" is scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, during the lunch hour (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.) in the Human Resources Mini Conference Room (garden level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center). Please bring your lunch; beverage and cookies will be provided.
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ITHACA, N.Y. – Ithaca College Director of Athletics, Susan Bassett ’79, announces a new format for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Former Ithaca College Basketball Player and alumnus Kevin Connors ’97 will return to South Hill and serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the 46th annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25. This year’s ceremony will take place in the Athletics and Events Center, and begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. The induction is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
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Contributed by Matt Gorney on 07/27/2015
Ithaca College ITS is proud to announce that Muller Chapel and The Peggy Ryan Williams Center have now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and are complete. Faculty, staff and students using those buildings should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.
The completion of these two buildings leave only the A&E Center left in our project list. The Wi-Fi project team is actively working in that space to give our largest public venue Wi-Fi service that can accomodate a large number of people and allow us to provide excellent service for a multitude of uses in that space.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 07/27/2015
At IC Square Food Court, we're featuring two new sandwiches from our Summer Unplugged line!
At Selona Grill, we're serving up a Brisket Gouda Burger! It's a quarter pound all beef patty, topped with sliced beef brisket, smoked gouda, pickled slaw and juicy tomatoes with garlic aioli on a seeded roll.
At The Deli, we're featuring a delicious Barbecue Pork BLT! Marinates sliced pork, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and BBQ sauce are stacked on a ciabatta roll.
Come to the Food Court and try one today!
Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series Launch, “Helping Underserved Populations: Assessing Skills and Behaviors to Improve Student Success”
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 07/26/2015
Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on supporting our underserved students. This is the first in a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources.
Helping Underserved Populations: Assessing Skills and Behaviors to Improve Student Success
Date: Tuesday, July 28
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 07/26/2015
Though Family Day is recognized as a holiday in only two states, Arizona and Nevada, it is a worldwide belief that the family is an important part of any nation.
So, we're bringing a little of the West to Ithaca by celebrating family for the whole month of August with a new activity each day!
Check out our August is Family Fun Month website at http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/familymonth for a calendar of events you and your family can do together, starting on August 1st!
Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 07/24/2015
The next installment of the “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Wednesday, August 5th.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or email@example.com). We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Contributed by Matt Gorney on 07/24/2015
Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Facilities Administration, Warehouse, and Center for Public Safety have now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and are complete. Faculty, Staff and Students using those buildings should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.
This completion leaves only three remaining buildings left: Muller Chapel, PRW, and the A&E Center. The entire ITS Wi-Fi team is proud to bring this project closer to completion, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 07/23/2015
Do you love leadership? Do you have a really awesome presentation or idea you want to share? Consider presenting in the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) series. We are currently accepting proposals from individuals across campus as well as from Student Organizations and Campus Offices that are offering educational programming in Block 1 of the Fall Semester and want to partner with the SLI program.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 07/23/2015
Due to scheduled maintenance, the campus telephone system, including voicemail, will be unavailable on Thursday, July 30 from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
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Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 07/22/2015
Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.
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Professor Peter Melcher (Biology) publishes a commentary in the peer-review journal Plant, Cell and Environment.
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 07/22/2015
Professor Peter Melcher (Biology) publishes a Commentary “Seeing into the xylem using non-invasive techniques provides clarity in understanding mechanisms involved in long-distance sap transport in plants”. This commentary discusses the importance of a recently published article (July, 2015): “Vulnerability to cavitation differs between current-year and older xylem: nondestructive observation with a compact MRI of two deciduous diffuse-porous species” by Kenji Fukuda, Daichi Kawaguchi, Tomo Aihara, Mayumi Y. Ogasa, Naoko H. Miki, Tomoyuki Haishi and Toshihiro Umebayashi. Go to http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pce.12593/abstract for more details. Full print version will be out soon
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