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Last week we announced that Aetna has partnered with PayFlex to administer Ithaca College Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts.  As a result of this change our Aetna Representative will be on campus several times over the next 6 weeks conducting informational sessions on PayFlex and to answer any questions employees may have on the change to PayFlex. The following informational sessions will be held in the Office of Human Resources, Garden Level, Peggy Ryan Williams Center. No RSVP necessary.      

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Join us on April 2 in Emerson Suites B & C to plan your future! Retirement may be as close as tomorrow or as far away as 30 years, but it's never too early to start planning or to review the plans you've already made. 

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 We are right in the midst of Holy Week and to celebrate the Catholic Community will be holding special services all this week in Muller Chapel and Emerson Suites.

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The second candidate for the School of Business Dean is Dr. Pat Dickson; he currently serves as  Associate Dean of the undergraduate program in the School of Business at Wake Forest University and earned his Ph.D. in Management from the University of Alabama.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1st.

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Ithaca College students have been working extra hard for the week-long Ithaca Pan-Asian Film Festival taking place from April 20-24 at Cinemapolis, Cornell Cinema, and Ithaca College, but we still need your help. On April 2, Buffalo Wild Wings will give back 10% of proceeds to IPAAFF if you present this coupon when you eat there. The film festival is free and open to the public.

Students in the therapeutic recreation program at Ithaca College recently helped raise more than $1000 to benefit Special Olympics New York. 

The students, as part of a marketing assignment, organized a variety of fundraisers and involved the local community and individuals in making donations and sponsoring the class to take the Polar Plunge. The event took place in the frigid waters of Cayuga Lake Saturday, March 21 and more than 600 people took a dip to raise money for Special Olympics New York. 

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Barbara Ransby, scholar, author and longtime political activist, is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Director of the campus wide Social Justice Initiative. Barbara Ransby is the author of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision.

 

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Are you a Biographer or a Historian?": Radical Life Narrative Changing 20th Century Historiography"

Phil Lewis Auditorium

 

Tuesday, April 7 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Can History Change the Future? The Struggle Over Public History and the Uses of Memory"

Phil Lewis Auditorium

 

Wednesday, April 8, Africana Center @ 4:30 p.m.

“Conversations: 'Black Lives Matter', Past and Present: Ella Baker's Legacy and the Implications for 21st Activism”

~Join Barbara for an open and informal campus and Ithaca community conversation

 

 

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Are you interested in learning about pelvic floor exercises?

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The New York Upsilon chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon inducted new student and faculty members on March 25.  Dr. Timothy Johnson, Professor of Music Theory, was the keynote speaker at the Induction Ceremony.

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  HLTH 22700 Stress: Its Nature & Management will be offered online during the May intersession, May 12th-22nd. Attributes - ICC Social Science, Liberal Arts, Theme - Mind, Body, & Spirit

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On March 24, Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts), presented an invited lecture at Columbia University in New York to the combined programs of Religion and Writing and Medieval Studies.  

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Dr. Derrick Fox, Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education and Conducting, will be the baritone soloist for the Columbia Chorale's performance of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in Columbia, Missouri. 

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IC Hillel invites all members of the community, young and old, students and staff, Jewish and non-Jewish to attend our First Night Passover Seder on Friday, April 3rd at 8 pm in Terrace Dining Hall.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  Don't be fooled by your blood pressure, get it checked!

 

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Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research:

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The thirteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 24. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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Gossip. Intrigue. Infidelity.  Ripped from today's headlines?  Hardly.  Get a look at how these topics were portrayed on the British stage during the Restoration.

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ITS is implementing a new Macintosh workstation management tool called Casper which will help ITS manage all college-owned Macs more efficiently. Casper is similar to the workstation management tools that have been in place for many years on campus Windows computers. Casper will be implemented in multiple stages:

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in the Center for Health Sciences and Campus Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in these buildings. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form:

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