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Contributed by Susan Testa on 03/07/2013
Submitted on behalf of Ithaca College Safety Awareness Committee
The Ithaca College Safety Awareness Committee reminds you to "Lock It Up!" at all times. Please protect your property by keeping it in a secure place and lock your doors, windows, vehicles, etc. Have a great Spring Break! For more ideas on crime prevention, please see http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/safety/docs/lockupyourstuff.pdf
It is important to remind everyone that the State of New York prohibits smoking in the public areas of all buildings within the state. As such Ithaca College has an established smoking policy (2.8.10) that directly addresses this for the campus community and provides a listing of the designated outdoor smoking areas.
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Contributed by Molly Israel on 03/07/2013
Submitted on behalf of Marisa Kelly and Robert Cree
As of March 1, 2013, Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students are no longer required to stay at the Club Quarters, World Trade Center hotel when traveling to New York City. Rather, they may choose to stay at any hotel that meets their budgetary considerations and location preferences.
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Contributed by Carol Hansen on 03/07/2013
Ithaca College faculty (Jake Brenner-ENVS, Jason Hamilton-ENVS, Leann Kanda-Biology) and students (Amber Zadrozny, Madison Vander Hill, and Bella Ciabattoni - all Environmental Studies '13) attended the Large Landscape Conservation Conference on March 1 at Colby College in Maine.
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ENVS Faculty Jake Brenner and John Davis (ENVS '11) Publish Paper on Transboundary Conservation Issues
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 03/07/2013
Jake Brenner (Assistant Professor, ENVS) and John Davis (Environmental Studies, '11) co-authored a publication in the Journal of the Southwest entitled “Transboundary Conservation Across Scales: A World-Regional Inventory and a Local Case Study from the U.S.-Mexico Border."
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Contributed by Maura Stephens on 03/07/2013
The nonprofit news organization Mother Jones has been named winner of the fifth annual Izzy Award, presented by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM). The outlet was honored for publishing “major, timely stories and investigations throughout 2012 that had significant public impact.”
Mother Jones journalists will receive the honor at the annual Izzy Award ceremony on campus, which will take place in April at a date and time to be announced.
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Contributed by Andrew Getzin on 03/07/2013
The 4th annual Cayuga Lake Triathlon Sports Medicine Conference will be held Saturday Aug 3, 2013 at the A&E Center on campus.
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Contributed by Kris Monroe on 03/07/2013
Take a look at OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from SANS:
The March issue of OUCH! explains the dangers of using Social Networking sites and how you can protect yourself, your family and your organization. http://www.securingthehuman.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-201303_en.pdf
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Contributed by Deanna McMillen on 03/07/2013
The Office of Cashiering Services will be closing Friday March 15, 2013 from 9:00am-1:00pm in order to attend Winterfest 2013.
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Contributed by Jessica L. Barnes on 03/07/2013
Campus Center & Event Services is pleased to release our Flavours Catering Menu to the Ithaca College community. Executive Chef, JJ Molina notes, "Flavours is a truly dynamic program that we are excited to present here on campus. We can tap into and deliver on current food trends--offering exciting, new menu selections that appeal to a broad array of tastes.”
With a focus on fresh and healthier options, the new menu has something for everyone from our Healthy Start Breakfast with low-fat yogurts and cream cheeses, to Salad Boxed Lunches to delicious new Served Dinner Options such as Roasted Halibut topped with Tomato, Artichoke and Leeks. New menu indicators for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free will assist you when planning for those dietary restrictions.
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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost
On behalf of the Office of International Programs (OIP) and the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC), I am pleased to announce that Associate Professor Colin Stewart will be the ICLC Sabbatical faculty member for the Spring 2014 semester. While in London, Professor Stewart plans to offer a new course “Backstage London: A History of European Stagecraft, Stage Machinery and Stage Effects through the Lens of London’s Historic Theatres.” In addition, he will assist in securing technical theatre internship placements for London Center students.
We look forward to Professor Stewart’s contributions to the London Center program and to his interactions with ICLC instructors and students. We thank the Theatre department for its sustained commitment to the international jewel in the College crown.
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The Fitness Center will be closing at 2:00pm on Friday 3/8/13, and will remain closed from 3/9/13 - 3/11/13. We will have limited hours from Tuesday 3/12/13 - Friday 3/15/13, and will resume our regular semester hours on Monday 3/18/13.
Friday 3/8: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 3/9: CLOSED
Sunday 3/10: CLOSED
Monday 3/11: CLOSED
Tuesday 3/12: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday 3/13: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 3/14: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 3/15: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 3/16: CLOSED
Sunday 3/17: CLOSED
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Contributed by Sean Reilley on 03/05/2013
Contributed by Saviana Stanescu Condeescu on 03/05/2013
Sunday, March 10, 4-7 pm, at NYU's Skirball Center (900 seats)
more details on Broadway World: broadwayworld.com/article/DREAM-ACTS-Staged-Reading-and-Discussion-Set-for-NYUs-Skirball-Center-310-20130307
DREAM ACTS - Written by Chiori Miyagawa, Mia Chung, Jessica Litwak, Saviana Stanescu, and Andrea Thome. dreamactunion.org/
STARRING: Carlo Alban*, Heidi Armbruster*, Jackie Chung*, Rachael Holmes*, and Ryan Shams* Directed by Kristin Horton
The Staged Reading will be followed by a Panel Discussion featuring:
*Actors appearing courtesy of The Actors' Equity Union.
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Contributed by Mara Baldwin on 03/05/2013
White Muslin: Veiling the Body in the 1790s
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Rabbi Brian Walt to Share Journey for Justice Thursday: South Africa to Israel/Palestine and America
Contributed by Beth Harris on 03/05/2013
The event "Struggling for Justice: One Rabbi's Journey from South Africa to Israel/Palestine and America" features Rabbi Brian Walt on Thursday, March 7, 7 pm in Business 104. The Ithaca College Students for Justice in Palestine and the Philosophy and Religion Department are co-sponsors.
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This is a reminder that April 1st is the due date for completing Technology Renewal Summer 2013 questionnaires, which have been sent to all individuals, labs managers, and area coordinators.
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Contributed by Theresa Klinger on 03/05/2013
Dear Ithaca College Community Members:
Recently, Ithaca College Board of Trustees Chairman, Tom Grape '80, wrote to inform you of the Board’s commitment to conduct regular reviews of the performance of our president and about our plan to conduct an extensive Comprehensive Presidential Assessment in 2013. This upcoming process involves inviting input from representatives of the different constituencies that comprise the Ithaca College community. The purpose of today’s communication is to let you know the methodology we are using for selecting participants in the process.
As outlined in Tom Grape’s previous communication:
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