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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders

The Office of International Programs announced in Intercom on January 17 the deadlines for 2014-15 proposals for international travel with students led by faculty or staff. I urge you to review and adhere to those deadlines for submission as they are important to the thorough review of proposals by a number of offices. Proposals that are submitted after the deadline for Winter, Spring Break, or Summer experiences and proposals that are incomplete will no longer be able to move forward in the review process.

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Influenza Alert

Contributed by Laura Keefe on 01/29/2014 

The Hammond Health Center has seen a sudden increase in visits from students suffering from symptoms of the flu (influenza). On Monday and Tuesday of this week, we have had 25 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza. The CDC has reported that H1N1 (swine flu) influenza virus is circulating this season and that it may disproportionately affect young and middle-aged adults.

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New DESS Faculty Member Chairs Brand New Committee for Easter Athletic Trainers' Association

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Senior Athletic Training and Physical Therapy majors, Rory Fawcett and Andrew Claypool were recently awarded regional and state Athletic Training scholarships at Annual EATA Conference in CT

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Athletic Training Faculty and Students Presented Their Research at Recent EATA Clinical Symposium

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IC Fit Kids!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 01/29/2014 

It is recommended that your child gets one hour of physical activity per day. Whether your child is an athlete or not, IC Fit Kids can help.

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Stop by the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, to view photographs produced by Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator in the Department of Art HIstory at Ithaca College, and her husband Keith Millman, Chair of New Media at TC3.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, Ph.D
Director, Center for Faculty Excellence/Sponsored Research

The James J Whalen Academic Symposium is looking to begin its 17th year with a creative twist. The steering committee is currently looking for designs that will be used for the 2015 Symposium.  If selected, your creation will represent the College-wide Symposium for 2015, in which hundreds of students across campus participate.

Entries must be submitted as camera-ready files, preferably in high-resolution JPEG format. Entry files should work equally well for web presentation and for print media. Entry files should be designed in color, but should be equally effective in black-and-white.

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Connect with this new sub's robust flavor and you'll be headed back for another!

The Bacon, Capicola & Cocoa Sub - filled with bacon, capicola ham, cheddar, balsamic chocolate vinaigrette, chipotle mayonnaise, caramelized onions and a cocoa-dusted sub roll.

Only avaiilable for a limited time ~ so ask for this savory sub today ~ at SubConnection!

Hours of Operation:
Open: MON - FRI, 11:30AM - 1AM & SAT-SUN, 12PM - 1AM

Count'em! 4 new offerings, one for each station in the Food Court. Try a hearty Southwest Steak Wrap from the Grill, or spice it up with the Grilled, Spiced Shrimp & Vegetable Salad. The deli is cooking up a zesty Pesto Chicken Sandwich, or perhaps a visit to Pacific Traders for a Spicy Shrimp & Kimchi Rice Paper Wrap.

Try something new for lunch ~ at the Food Court!

Hours of Operation:
MON - FRI / 11AM - 3PM

Juniper Network Connect for Macs (commonly used for remote access to the Mentor file server) is not compatible with OS X Mavericks, the latest Mac operating system. Instead, Mac users (OS 10.6 and above) should use Junos Pulse to connect to Mentor from off campus. Junos Pulse offers improvements over Network connect such as an easier connection process and simpler interface. Feedback from our testers has been excellent! Instructions for installing and configuring Junos Pulse can be found in this guide:

Junos Pulse Remote Access for Mac (.pdf)

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Congratulations to the twelve Ithaca College students who have been awarded the prestigious MLK NOW Award this spring:

  • Jacqueline Unger '16
  • Meghan Graham '17
  • Elijah Breton '16
  • Alex Blanca '16
  • Alana Rosansky '16
  • Angela Leonardo '16
  • Eddy Tapia '16
  • Samantha Thompson '15
  • Nina Manzella '17
  • Zihui Adams '17      

The MLK NOW Award is given each year to a group of students who volunteer during the Ithaca College MLK Day of Service. The recipients of this award were nominated by their peers for having displayed an exemplary level of teamwork, a positive attitude, and commitment to social justice during the event. Please join us in congratulating these fabulous students!

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Faculty Council seeks 5 faculty members to serve on the newly resurrected Faculty Benefits Committee. Though we are especially interested in recruiting faculty members with knowledge and/or experience in business, organizational management or health care policy, we welcome nominations from all interested and motivated faculty members. Please contact with your name and a short statement of interest. Deadline is Tuesday, February 3.

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Hello Early Risers!

Due to popular demand the Fitness Center will be opening at 6:30am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the rest of this semester.  For a complete listing of our hours please visit the Fitness Center website.  See you bright and early!

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In October 2013 Apple released their latest operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, as a free upgrade through the App Store for Mac OS 10.7 and 10.8 systems.

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The 5th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us as we explore and celebrate the notion of community and culture. It is necessary to RSVP for this important event as seating is limited.

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Nancy Ramage, Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts Emerita, and retired professor of Art History, has just published the sixth edition of the book she wrote with her husband, Andrew Ramage: Roman Art: Romulus to Constantine.

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 Ithaca College’s “A” Mock Trial team recorded 4 wins and 4 loses and finished 4th out of a field of 16 teams this past weekend at the University at Buffalo. 

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U-lot will be closed and reserved for the visit of U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand on Monday, Feb. 3rd.

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