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 Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

 

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) and the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), presented “Eureka: Making Connections for the New STEM Elite with Education for a Global Leadership” during the Inaugural NCORE Poster Session on May 28th. 

Dr. Kittrell’s presentation explored the development of strategically planned support services for connecting with historically underrepresented college students completing undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Ithaca College.  Through both C-STEM and HEOP programs, students receive intrusive counseling, mentoring, and coaching.

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Per Provost Rifkin’s approval on June 16, 2015, the Premedical Sciences Advisory Committee has changed its name to the Health Professions Advisory Committee. Please take the steps necessary to ensure that this change is properly implemented within your respective departments.

Thank you very much for your attention to this matter.

For more information please see http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/pre/med/programs/premed/ or contact Jean Hardwick (jhardwick@ithaca.edu).

ITS is pleased to announce that Muller Faculty Center and Cerrache Hall have just started to join the new Wi-Fi environment at Ithaca College.  Between now and June 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the buildings will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the final two buildings in the "Academic Priority" phase of the project.  This leaves only the operational and administrative buildings left to be done, with an expected completion of the entire project in July.

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SUBMITTED ON BEHALF OF TANYA R. SAUNDERS, ASSISTANT PROVOST

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Thorunn Lonsdale has been appointed Director of the Ithaca College London Center, effective August 1st, 2015. Dr. Lonsdale has served as the Center’s Operations Manager and Associate Director; she brings years of study abroad administration and international experience to the Center. I look forward to her leadership as the Center takes on a greater role in serving the College’s interests in Europe, enhancing alumni engagement, and supporting international student recruitment. She will be the tenth director, first British national, and first native Londoner to head the Center. Dr. Lonsdale has a doctorate in English Literature from Queen Mary, University of London, and is the co-editor of Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction to English. I invite you to join me in congratulating her on her promotion and to meet her on her next visit to campus.

Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

 

 

Just in time for Summer 2015 Orientation, the Academic Workflow Implementation Group is pleased to announce that the ICC Theme Declaration form is now available in IC Workflow

 

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Join us for this free webinar hosted by IC's Office of Alumni Relations and presented by Kathy Sindoni, RN, BSN, Owner/Chief Consultant, Katasin Consulting, LLC.

Long Term Care
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
12:00 noon 

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.

Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

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The Division of Human and Legal Resources will be closed on Friday, June 19, for an all-day planning session. Our offices will reopen Monday, June 22, at 8:30 a.m. *All team members may be reached via email.

Thanks!

 

(*bi-weekly paychecks will be available for pickup, as usual.)

Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an article “Successes in Changing Flexible Work Arrangement Use: Managers and Work Unit Variation in a Financial Services Organization” in the journal Work and Occupations.  

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Join your colleagues on Thursday, June 18th for this month’s Dollars and $ense discussion on the College’s cost control measures.  Vice President Hector will present updates on meals and entertainment, professional services, credit card usage, student wages and printer an copier toner and supplies.

Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the session, which takes place on Thursday, June 18, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in the Taughannock Falls Room. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or chills@ithaca.edu).  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

As part of the Work/Life Summer Wellness Series, Dr. Mike Massari will be presenting a “Sleep Seminar” workshop.  The purpose of this Summer Wellness Series is to help you become a healthier and happier YOU!

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Are you interested in fostering a culture of interaction between students and faculty within the residence halls?  Please consider serving as a Faculty Fellow for the HOME Program!

The HOME Program (Housing Offering a Multicultural Experience) is located in Eastman Hall and provides new students with an opportunity to live in a culturally diverse environment where they can experience, discuss, and learn about cross-cultural and global issues.  Programs offered to HOME residents include international guest lecturers, information sessions about study abroad, film discussions, cultural exchange dinners, and art and music events.

 

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The Division of Institutional Advancement and Communication is thrilled to announce the launch of the Blue & Gold Society, a community of Ithaca College's top philanthropists. The Blue & Gold Society is an evolution of the President's Associates program, which has been phased out in preparation for our upcoming comprehensive campaign.

Leadership gifts are tremendously important to the college. They make students' experiences exceptional and Ithaca College one of the best colleges in the region. In 2013-14, leadership gifts provided the bulk of support for IC -- from the IC Annual Fund to scholarships, awards, and special programs.

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Many departments are currently making arrangements for staffing for Fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student workers back early to support opening operations.  Please review these guidelines as you begin to plan for Fall 2015.

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 We are conducting a study to measure exercise capacity in healthy, inactive adults during June & July.

If you qualify as a subject, you can earn $100 upon completion of the protocol.

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Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30 (no class July 3rd).

Introduction to photographic processes and historical, conceptual, and aesthetic concerns. Fundamentals of the art, including camera handling, exposure, digital image control and correction, lighting, composition, and printing. Register on Homer.  Questions, email rwishna@ithaca.edu.

Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Sheibe, Sox Sperry, and Chris Sperry will be presenting at the 2015 National Association of Media Literacy Educators Conference, “Celebrating Connectivity Across Cultures”. The conference will be held on June 26-27th at the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia.

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Join us in celebrating the 7th Annual Employee Wellbeing Month! Check out the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page for Wellbeing Tips and other great resources! We’ll also be posting weekly Intercoms with even more wonderful wellness information.

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I invite you to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions Eric Maguire has made to the Ithaca College community after his 6 years as Vice President for Enrollment and Communication at a farewell reception to be held on Thursday, June 25th  from 2:00-4:00 PM. The event will be held in Klingenstein Lounge. Food and beverages will be provided. 

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