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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/29/2014
The theme for the 2015 MLK Day is "Whose Dream Is It Anyway?"
MLK Day 2015 will be held on Monday, January 19.
Workshops are sought to fill two educational workshop sessions held from 10 - 11:30 am and again from 2 - 3:30 pm.
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Contributed by Lew Durland on 10/29/2014
Come to EcoFest 2014 and learn to live sustainably on campus, at home, in your apartment, and on the road! EcoFest 2014 is next Friday, November 7, in Emerson Suites.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 10/29/2014
ITS has gotten several reports from Outlook users who have received one or more email messages indicating "Your meeting was found to be out of date and has been automatically updated". We believe this is somehow related to Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), though not all iOS users are reporting the problem.
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Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:
Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4
Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316
Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants
Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants
• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources.
• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.
• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.
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THIS THURSDAY EVENING, On the Verge will present a reading of Michael Frayn's play COPENHAGEN, about the vexing problem of uncertainty in both science and human relations.
Contributed by Claire Gleitman on 10/29/2014
On Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, the On the Verge play-reading series will present a reading of Michael Frayn's 1998 play, COPENHAGEN, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow lecture series at Ithaca College. COPENHAGEN, a brilliant and elegant brain-teaser of a play, concerns the controversial meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in occupied Denmark in 1941.
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Contributed by Jennifer Wofford on 10/29/2014
Or one you've never taught before?
OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.
Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.
Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.
Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.
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The Ithaca College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to invite you to join Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, for a free webinar entitled “Life Planning: Mapping a Successful Life Course”.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Registration is not required: ithaca.adobeconnect.com/lifeplanning/.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 10/29/2014
FOOD FRENZY! TOMORROW, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm Emerson Suites
"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/29/2014
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Contributed by Tony Tabone on 10/28/2014
ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:
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IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing. Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at email@example.com.
Contributed by Jane Ray on 10/28/2014
Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources
We have extended the deadline for all staff to complete the online training to November 21, 2014. However, computer workstations will not be available in the Office of Human Resources during the month of November for employees without regular access to computers (due to Re-enrollment).
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Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 10/28/2014
(The following message is being submitted on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)
I am pleased to share with the IC Community that Ernie McClatchie, Director of Grounds and Transportation, has accepted an appointment to expand his scope of responsibility within the Facilities Department. In addition to his continued management of the College’s Grounds and Transportation functional units, Ernie will now also assume leadership oversight of all of the Maintenance Shops, which include: Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Electrical, Plumbing, Preventative Maintenance, and Structural (carpentry, painting, masonry, etc.). The expanded role will enable more focused and streamlined leadership of all of the units within Ernie’s purview, resulting in enhanced delivery of first-rate customer service to our valued students, colleagues and visitors.
Please join me in congratulating Ernie on his appointment to this new and expanded role within our evolving Facilities Department.
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The Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair is less than a week away! Join us for door prizes, games, old time photos, and gobs of information from our benefit & community vendors. Each benefit-eligible employee who enters the fair with their College ID will be entered to win one of our swanky gift baskets.
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Contributed by Michael Serino on 10/28/2014
The Ithacan has been named a finalist for the National Newspaper Pacemaker Award and the National Online Pacemaker Award by the Associated Collegiate Press.
Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 10/28/2014
On Thursday, October 30, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., Ithaca College will hold its first ever "POD" event to vaccinate staff and faculty against the seasonal flu!
Please dress appropriately to be able to receive a shot in the upper arm!
In order to greatly expedite the POD, all faculty and staff members who plan to receive their flu shots at this event are asked to print the Influenza Vaccine Screening and Consent form and Vaccine Information Sheet, found at the following link and bring the filled out form to the Fitness Center: http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthcenter/docs/InfluenzaScreening.pdf
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/28/2014
Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, November 6 for the third Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.
Dr. Gordon Rowland, Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication and current faculty member in residence at our Center for Faculty Excellence, will be presenting “Meeting Complex Challenges through Integrated Inquiry.”
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Registration is open for NERCOMP's upcoming workshop: “Student Employee Management: Effectively Motivating and Managing Performance to Enhance their Education”
Contributed by Irene Scott on 10/28/2014
As a member of NERCOMP (NorthEast Regional Computing Program), all Ithaca College administration, faculty, staff and students are eligible to attend workshops and Professional Development Opportunities at the discounted rate.
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