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Contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

The DIIS Business Intelligence team (BI), along with the main report writers across campus, are pleased to announce the release of a new Reporting Center accessed through the new site (see Intercom announcement All reporting previously accessed through ACE/Argus will be accessed through the Reporting Center starting on April 10, 2017.

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Ithaca College CSTEP participant Venique Clarke ‘17 participated in the 2017 Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Winter CSTEP Mini-Course from January 9-13th. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. The Ithaca College Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), operated under the Office of State Grants (OSG) supports historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged groups from New York State who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, engineering, technology, and health-related STEM fields.

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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and David Lissy ’87, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we would like to share with the Ithaca College community some news from our most recent meeting, held in Ithaca March 1–3.

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Plan your future!
Saturday, March 11
1:00-3:30 p.m.

Ramada Inn 
2310 N. Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Congratulations to the current and retired members of the faculty who have been recognized by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. The board granted emeritus status to eight former faculty members and awarded promotions and/or tenure to 19 current faculty members at its March meeting.

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On Monday, March 13th (Spring Break) between 8-11:00 AM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone or general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 11:00 AM.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
Service Desk

104 Job Hall

The Office of State Grants (OSG) would like to invite you to participate in the OSG Faculty Mentoring Program. The goal of the mentoring program is to create or provide pre-professional development opportunities and guidance to HEOP, CSTEP and CSTEM students (includes ALANA students and students of color) giving them a better chance for real-time success in college and beyond graduation.

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The fifteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 21. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

All students, staff, and faculty who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of our LGBTQA+ and allied seniors and graduate students are welcome and reservations are required

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services 

The complete Ed Tech Day seminar schedule is now available.  Seminars will be running between 9 AM and 3 PM on Thursday, March 23rd in the campus center (unless otherwise noted).  All sessions are free and open to the entire campus community – no advance registration is required.

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On Sunday March 12 (Spring Break) between 7am-12pm the Parnassus application will be down for system maintenance. No other services should be affected.

Happy Spring Break to all! Please click here for a downloadable copy or see below for our hours of operation during Spring Break.

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The Town of Ithaca has a fundamental commitment to protect and enhance economic, community, and environmental resources. Currently, the Town is focusing primarily on environmental sustainability, working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within Town operations and community-wide.       

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The bargaining teams for the college and the union met on March 8, and agreed to hold another session on March 9. A meeting has also been scheduled for March 15. The college’s bargaining team believes that progress continues to be made, and remains confident that through continued negotiations a contract agreement can be reached with the bargaining units representing part-time and full-time contingent faculty.

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 The DIIS Service Desk will have reduced hours over spring break, and will not be offering evening or Sunday hours during that time.

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Jonathan Ablard, History, hosted the New York State Latin American History Workshop on March 5, 2017, at Ithaca College.

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Do you have money left in your FSA? Find out what expenses are eligible by visiting the PayFlex member website or use the PayFlex Mobile® app. 

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 April 1 is the last day to register to work the many events of Commencement Weekend (May 19-21, 2017).

Don't miss the chance to celebrate with our students and make some extra money (non-exempt/hourly employees are paid time and a half for their service).

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Greetings! So that both faculty and students have a clear sense of when ICC course designations are effective, CCR has established deadlines for proposal submission. For ICC designations to be effective for Fall 2017 course offerings, proposals must be submitted to no later than April 1, 2017.

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Dr. Donathan L. Brown

Contributed by Terrie Miller on 03/08/2017 

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Dr. Brown received word from his publisher that his latest book project:Our multi-series, interdisciplinary volume entitled, "People of Color in the United States" was just named as one of "the Best Reference Books of 2016: by Library Journal.


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