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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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Scholar in Residence, Raza Rumi will speak in a panel at the annual meeting of American Academy of Religion (AAR) this weekend. The panel will entail a conversation with the recipient of the AAR Religion and the Arts Award, Shahzia Sikander on contemporary art and religious themes that influence culture and politics today. Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, of Georgetown University & S. Brent Plate, Hamilton College will preside the session.  

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There will be no WW@W meeting on campus Tuesday, 22 November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. While IC is open for business, classes are not in session and many take that entire week off work.

Looking ahead to next month, there will be no meeting on campus Tuesday, 27 December due to the Christmas holiday.

Members may visit https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/find-a-meeting/ to find a location and time for a make-up meeting, which will count towards attendance. Remember to take your Success Story booklet and your Monthly Pass with you!

Karin Wikoff, Electronic and Technical Services Librarian, presented: "Budgeting in an Academic Library" at the Charleston Conference in South Carolina on November 3.

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Plan your post-Thanksgiving concertgoing with the list below!

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You can easily find classmates that need to go the same way on Zimride.  Share the ride and split the cost!  Go to www.zimride.com/ithacacollege/ Ithaca College’s private Zimride network, and post a new ride during the month of November and you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have a chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.

 

 

 

We’d like to wish the IC Community a very Happy Thanksgiving! 

Please click here for a downloadable version of Dining Services’ hours of operation.

 

 

 

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Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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As the fall 2016 semester reaches its final weeks, we recognize that this semester has challenged students’ feelings of personal and emotional safety in numerous ways.  As one of many offices at the College working to support student well-being, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to share a reminder of the various safety and education resources we have available to our community.   

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Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Ithaca College Institutional Effectiveness Budget Committee (IEBC) proposed some changes to the College's Meals and Entertainment (M&E) policy last spring and they have been approved by the President’s Council.

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for up to 7 hours on Saturday, November 19th between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Service Desk
104 Job Hall 
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

Staff Council's October Meeting Minutes are now available on our website:

http://www.ithaca.edu/staffcouncil/meetingschedule/

staffcouncil@ithaca.edu

On November 4, 2016, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan of the Environmental Studies and Sciences department was the keynote speaker for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network's annual conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska. 

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The EASDC (Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee) will be hosting their first Fall Social Fundraiser event on Monday, November 21 from 11:00-1:00pm in Klingenstein Lounge. This event is open to ALL staff and faculty!

There will be a silent auction from 11:00-12:30pm which includes gift baskets donated from departments across campus. Winners will be announced at 12:30pm. You must be present to win silent auction items! You can see more information about all the great donation items at http://events.ithaca.edu/event/easdc_fall_social

Smaller items and a couple of larger baskets will also be available with the purchase of raffle tickets. 1 ticket for $1.00, 6 tickets for $5.00, and an arm’s length for $10.00.

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The LGBT Center is hosting a social for asexual students and their allies Wed. Nov 30 at 3:30 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room. All students are welcome.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the break:

  • Mon. 11/21 - Wed. 11/23: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/22 - Sun. 11/27: Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 28th at 10:00am.

Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit www.ithaca.edu/diis/help/fixit/.

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Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:

  • Sunday, 11/20: Closed
  • Monday, 11/21: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Tuesday, 11/22: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Wednesday, 11/23: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25: Closed

We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 8pm

Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens

We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help. 

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