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On May 4th, Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, gave a keynote address to the Cornell University Men of Color Colleague Network Group’s “Sharing Our World” meeting.  The Cornell University Men of Color Colleague Network Group is a university sponsored employee resource group, whose mission is to provide a professional support system within staff, faculty, and administrative communities to increase the recruitment and retention of men of color, as defined by affirmative action.


 Virginia Commonwealth University is sponsoring an open, free, on-line course in designing community-engaged research. This MOOC is for anyone and everyone who seeks answers to important questions; collaborates with others to find answers and develop solutions; knows that expertise is found everywhere in our communities; and who sees partnerships as a powerful strategy to accomplish good work.

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Campus Carnival 2015!

Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 05/14/2015 

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It's Party Time! You are cordially invited to the 8th Annual Campus Carnival!

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Quad
(Rain Location: Fitness Center)

All faculty, staff and administration are invited to this campus event! No RSVP necessary.

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Assessment Summit

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/14/2015 

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Dr. Tom Angelo
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, Clark and Klingenstein Lounges

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Our Aetna Representative will be on campus Friday, May 15th at the following times to give an overview of PayFlex, our new Health Savings Account & Flexible Spending Account partner.  If you have any questions or concerns about PayFlex, your Health Savings Account or Spending Accounts this is the perfect opportunity to get assistance from the experts. *Please note a slight change in meeting times*  

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We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically. 


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Heading home for the summer and not sure how it's going to go?

If you're nervous about facing family time, not sure how to approach tough subjects, or just looking for some fun summer ideas, check out the "Summer Break Resources" page in the "Resources and Services" section of the LGBT Center website.  Have a great summer!


For a limited time only, get a FREE medium fountain drink at the Food Court between Wednesday and Friday with the purchase of the a Smoked Salmon and Pumpernickel Club!

Nice and light, the Smoked Salmon and Pumpernickel Club is served double-decker style with smoked salmon, a salad of spring mix, marinated cucumber & red onion, and a creamy fresh dill sauce. 




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It’s a chilly day in May! Don’t settle for a slow start - BOGO before you GO-GO! 

TODAY ONLY at Sandella’s Cafe, purchase a coffee or coffee drink and get your 2nd one (of equal or lesser value) FREE!

Have a great May day and enjoy your BOGO! :)

Sandella's Cafe in IC Square   |   Open: 7:30am - 11am



Click Here for a downloadable version of our Senior Week/Commencement Schedule



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Managers cite performance appraisals or annual reviews as one of their most disliked tasks. Employees often dread them as well. There is an alternative; you can turn this performance evaluation into a meaningful and impactful dialogue. The best performance reviews let managers and employees communicate -- share ideas, opinions, and information – with no surprises or anxiety. This workshop can help!

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Submitted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

The letter below is being sent to all part-time and adjunct faculty members who are eligible to vote in the union election:

I write to you at a time of shared joy in the many accomplishments of our campus community over this past academic year. I thank you for the vital role you play in educating our students—especially those preparing right now for Commencement day—and know that you take great pride in contributing to their success.

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Until recently, many of our faculty/staff computers have come with IE9 installed in order to maintain compatibility with business systems such as Parnassus "core apps" and HomerAdmin. Now that our systems are compatible with IE11, ITS recommends that IE9 users upgrade to IE11, particularly if Internet Explorer is their preferred/primary Web browser.

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IC Fit Kids for Summer 2015

Contributed by Scott Tuohy on 05/12/2015 

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IC Fit Kids is a fitness program designed to provide a foundation of fitness to the children of current Ithaca College Faculty and Staff at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!  Fit Kids will provide your child with coaching to improve running, strength and conditioning, or improve overall fitness based on their age, experience, and fitness goals. The coaches are students in the Exercise and Sport Sciences program (overseen by nationally certified faculty and staff) who will provide a sound training program along with the understanding of essential exercise technique.

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Summer Hours 2015!

Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 05/12/2015 

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Summer Hours will begin Friday, May 22, 2015, and continue through August 7, 2015. During this period, full-time employees will work two fewer hours (37-1/2 hours reduced to 35-1/2, 40 hours reduced to 38 hours) and receive their usual compensation. Ithaca College’s official business hours will end at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays
instead of 5:00 p.m. This year, there will be 11 Fridays on which the official hours will be reduced by two hours as the 4th of July holiday will be recognized on Friday, July 3, 2015.

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MAY 31 is World No Tobacco Day!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 05/12/2015 

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World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), is an annual awareness day celebrated around the globe that draws worldwide attention to the tobacco epidemic and highlights the need for effective policies to reduce tobacco use. World No Tobacco Day is celebrated each year on May 31st!

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Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance

Given that the academic year is coming to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to update the campus community on the progress to date of the Strategic Sourcing initiative.

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Seeking children 2-4 years of age to participate in a sensory, movement, and play group this Fall!



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Beginning June 1st Print Services will permanently eliminate the morning run and pick up of manual print requests from departments and individuals on campus. This will also include returning to the sender applicable attachments sent to for printing that can be sent through WebCRD.

As of June 1, 2015, the WebCRD system will be the main mechanism for all standard campus print jobs.

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In recognition of Associate Provost Carol G. Henderson’s contributions and accomplishments at Ithaca College, please join us in a farewell reception on Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge. 

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