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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Brian Dickens:

Ithaca College (IC) is launching a national search for a Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO) in support of our continuing efforts towards increased diversity and inclusive excellence for the IC community.  We are excited to have Mr. Tom Phillips and Ms. Beth Schaefer of Neumann Executive Search Partners will be assisting with the search. Campus visits by finalists are anticipated to occur in June 2017 and the committee’s goal is to have the new chief inclusion and diversity officer in place by July 2017.

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DIIS will be upgrading the College's Internet connection on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 7th starting at 9:00pm and continuing through 3:00am on Sunday, Jan. 8th. The objective is to improve reliability and performance by replacing outdated equipment and increasing our capacity to 2 Gigabit/Sec.

The upgrade will impact the ability to access many systems and services (Outlook email, Sakai, myHome, Parnassus, etc.) based on whether you are on or off campus. See the chart of system availability for details.

This outage was originally planned for 6pm to midnight on January 7th.

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Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology clinical faculty members, Jana Waller, Marie Sanford, and Tina Caswell and Spencer Van-Etten Central School District SLP, Christine Bainbridge, published an article in the December issue of Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups-SIG 16, School-Based Issues.

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Submitted on behalf of Ernie McClatchie

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Danielle Cullen, a former teacher and representative for Turning Technologies, is coming to campus to share approaches for engaging students with Responsesware™, the mobile version of the Turning Technologies student response system.

Tuesday, December 20th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Job 102 (CET lab)

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens

What better way to start the new year than to make a resolution that helps others and by setting up a payroll deduction, you can be sure to accomplish this goal all year! 

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The Art History Department has space in a newly designated CA perspective course.  David Salomon is offering one section of ARTH 27514-01 Architectural Topics: SMALL BUILDS on Tuesday and Thursdays at 1:10-2:25.  The course is designated for the Sustainability and Inquiry, Innovation, and Imagination themes.

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This course examines what culture is and explores the roles that culture plays in the lives of individuals and social groups.  It looks at what people do; how they explain what they do; and the things they produce as they go about their daily lives.  The course explores how culture shapes and is shaped by the physical environment and how it is used to adapt to that environment.

Please e-mail Michael Taylor at mstaylor@ithaca.edu for more information.

  

  

DIIS will be upgrading the College's Internet connection on the evening of Saturday, January 7th between 6:00pm and midnight. The objective is to improve reliability and performance by replacing outdated equipment and increasing our capacity to 2 Gigabit/Sec.

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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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Danielle Cullen, a former teacher and representative for Turning Technologies, is coming to campus to share approaches for engaging students with Responsesware™, the mobile version of the Turning Technologies student response system.  

Tuesday, December 20th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Job 102 (CET lab)

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The Spring semester will be here before we know it! To plan ahead, below is information for students, staff, and faculty who may be considering break housing and early arrival options for the Spring 2017 semester.

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And the Winners are...

Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/15/2016 

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We're excited to announce the winners of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life November Re-enrollment Raffles... 

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Renowned composer Karel Husa dies, Wednesday, 14 December

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How to Manage Your Passwords

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 12/15/2016 

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The number of passwords we need to use in our daily lives continues to grow and when coupled with shifting password length and complexity requirements it becomes very hard to keep them all straight. Thankfully, there are strategies that can help you manage all your passwords and help you remain safe online. Here, we will explore the world of password managers.

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   Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for Spring 2017. 

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 The Office of the Provost & VPEA has extended the deadline for making nominations for honorary degrees until January 27, 2017.

Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

·        nominee’s name and contact information

·        an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

The criteria are:

1.     The nominee possesses a record of outstanding personal/public achievement, community services, philanthropic endeavors and interest in education and/or humanitarian programs.

2.     The nominee is known for outstanding scholarly contributions and/or demonstration of some other significant service of benefit to humanity or Ithaca College.

 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for Spring 2017. 

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The United States Postal Service is performing a total postal sales equipment replacement in this location. Therefore sales of stamps and postage will not be available until this upgrade is complete.

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Timecards Due Early

Contributed by Donna Veres on 12/14/2016 

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Due to the College's holiday break, timecards for the pay period December 12-December 25, must be submitted and approved by 10 a.m. on Monday, December 19th. Any timecards not submitted and approved by this date may not be processed in time for payment on Friday, December 30.

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