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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Brian K. Dickens, VP for Human Resources

Early last week, a temporary court injunction was issued that makes it uncertain how the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime pay exemptions apply to employees who would be impacted by the new rules that were to go into effect on December 1, 2016.  Although the injunction removes the immediate mandate for December 1, 2016, the College will move forward with our implementation plan.  

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Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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Register now through Homerconnect for Intro to Linguistics the 2-week winter session this January. This will be an online course for 3 credits. Counts toward either a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective, for either Identities or Worlds of Systems.

Info at http://www.ithaca.edu/winter/.  For additional info email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu. 

TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI) CRN# 30030 focuses on how the seduction of new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways.

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Luca Maurer, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services program director, has co-authored a suite of multimedia resources with Genny Beemyn, Ph.D., Director of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst: The LGBTQIA+ Supportive Campus: Developing Effective Policies, Programs & Practices Binder, CD + Digital Training Video. The resource is designed to assist higher education professionals and institutions better understand and meet the needs of today's LGBTQIA+ college students.

The resource includes a 100+ page binder, CD, fact sheets for training, and interactive video with self-assessment to measure learning. It addresses ways to create and maintain a welcoming, inclusive community, and to retain LGBTQIA+ students through graduation.

 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to thank the Ithaca College and local Ithaca, NY community for supporting Native Heritage: 1st Peoples Month at IC this year. Each event was successful in offering a challenging and transformative experience through dialogue on cultural appropriation, representation in media, gender, historical inaccuracies, and the intersection of identities.

 

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Congratulations and farewell to Professor Wayne Blann, Sport Management, who is retiring after 30 years of distinguished service to Ithaca College.  Professor Blann led the development of the sport management program and mentored countless students over the years, both in class and as they entered the professional world.

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IC Circle K, in partnership with Student United Way, will be having our yearly One World Market fundraiser!

One World Market will be selling a number of their handmade, fair-trade goods on campus, and a portion of the profits will benefit both student organizations. They can help you prepare for the upcoming Ithaca winter with their array of FAIR Trade hats, scarves, and gloves, in addition to help you check some friends and family members off your shopping list this holiday season! The sale will take place in the North Foyer of Campus Center on December 5, 6, and 7, from 9-3 each day.

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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? Join us TONIGHT at dinner in Terrace Dining Hall for our By Land and Sea event some get delicious Surf 'n' Turf!

Enjoy a tasty 5 oz. Lobster Tail and a 5 oz. Tenderloin Filet along with your choice of sides, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Lemon Garlic Green Beans.

Simply swipe your ID card and pay $10 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $10 to the cost of your dinner! We accept Bonus Bucks, ID Express, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

 What are you doing on December 6, 2016 @ 12???  I know, you're coming to see and hear us at Tuesday @ 12 at the Whalen School of Music in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. 

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Submitted on behalf of Greg Lischke, P.E., Director of Energy Management and Sustainability

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Ithaca, NY - Grant Carey ’13 returns to Dillingham as composer and sound designer for “In A Particular Way,” an original dance piece choreographed by Amy Walker-O’Brien. This is one of three original pieces in diverse styles that make up the biannual dance concert, this year entitled, “Winter Bodies.” Performances will run in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center at 8 p.m. on Nov. 29, Dec. 1, Dec. 2 and Dec. 3, as well as at 2 p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4.

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IC alumni, family, and friends are invited to a special presentation at the State Theatre by Lightwire Theater — and can get a special discount on tickets!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
7:30 p.m.
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

"A Very Electric Christmas" is the story of a young bird, Max, and his family as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole, his adventure begins! Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettias light up the stage in Lightwire Theater's "A Very Electric Christmas." Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship, and hope set to timeless holiday hits!

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All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend an Advent Penance Service Thursday, December 1 at 5 pm in Muller Chapel.

 

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You're invited for some holiday cheer to celebrate this special time of year!  

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It's Holiday Season

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/29/2016 

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Are you already stressed about the Holiday Season? Let you personal assistant help! Your personal assistant through BalanceWorks (your Employee Assistance Program) can help you plan for the Holidays! 

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 In observance of World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, the LGBT Center will screen the documentary “We Were Here,” about the coming of what was called the “Gay Plague” in the early 1980s. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“We Were Here” illuminates the profound personal and community issues raised by the AIDS epidemic as well as the broad political and social upheavals it unleashed. Through the intimate recollections of five longtime San Franciscans whose lives were transformed by the epidemic, the film provides insight into what society could, and should, offer its citizens in the way of medical care, social services and community support.

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We're at month's end! Finish strong by completing our November Raffles and Games!  

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For the 2016 Day With(out) Art, Visual AIDS presents Compulsive Practice, will be shown as a looping video presentation throughout the day on December 1, from 12 noon - 4 pm, in the LGBT Resource Room. COMPULSIVE PRACTICE is a video compilation of compulsive, daily, and habitual practices by nine artists and activists who live with their cameras as one way to manage, reflect upon, and change how they are deeply affected by HIV/AIDS. This hour-long video program will be screened internationally today at museums, art institutions, schools and AIDS organizations.

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On behalf of your entire Public Safety team and the students that comprise the workgroup for advancing Public Safety diversity, inclusion and engagement goals, we are excited to announce the grand opening of our Satellite Office on Monday, January 23, 2017 coinciding with the first day of classes. 

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