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We currently planning for critical software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the Spring 2016. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Olivia Boyle ( and Brian Brashear ( no later than Monday, November 16, 2015.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What lab(s) you need the software installed (building and room)
  • Installer CD's if appropriate
  • Licensing information if appropriate


For more information about labs and specialty software requests, please visit our labs website.

 After a screening of the Cuban film Conducta for Ithaca's Cine con Cultura Film Festival, Dr. Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Modern Languages and Literatures, presented on contemporary Cuban cinema and life. Dr. Gonzalez-Conty's is an expert on Latin American cinema. His  current book project examines the close relationship between post-revolutionary Cuban Literature and Film and their ties to important Cuban state institutions such as Casa de las Américas and the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC). 

HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for approximately 8 hours on Sunday, October 18th from 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Helpdesk
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On Thursday, October 15, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot is serving as the reserved parking for a morning event in the Campus Center.  It will be closed to general entry until 8:30 a.m.  

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Please join us as Agnes Tuska, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at California State University, Fresno presents "Geogebra, A Tool for Mathematical Explorations" in Williams 309 at 4pm.

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Chef Liliia Shkileva is an Executive Chef at State Moscow University and will cook on Ithaca College's Campus on Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th! During her visit, Chef Shkileva will prepare classic dishes from Russia and will provide active demonstrations of meal preparation for guests.  This will provide ample opportunity to interact with Chef Shkileva and experience firsthand the cultural and educational benefits of her visit.

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Pena-Shaff, J., & Altman, W. (2015). Student interaction and knowledge construction in case-based learning in educational psychology using online discussions: The role of structure. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 26(3), 307-329.


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Check out the 10 semi-finalists for the Cortaca t-shirt design contest on the STAT Facebook page by clicking this link:


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 Happy Fall Break, Everyone! 

Please Click Here for a downloadable version of our Fall Break Schedule or see below for details.

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The Immersion Semester Program (ISP) is now accepting applications for the spring 2016 semester from students who are enthusiastic about activities such as hiking, backpacking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, and alpine travel, as well as those who would like to use these skills as a catalyst for growth in themselves and those they may serve. 

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Debbie Martin, Professor of Piano and Chair of Performance Studies, and Laura Amoriello, Assistant Professor of Piano, co-presented "What's App? Cool Apps for Every Music Teacher" at the New York State Music Teachers Association Conference on October 10, 2015 at the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY.

Debbie and Laura's research spanned apps for music students of all ages, with emphasis on sight-reading and rhythm. In particular, they explored practical uses of the apps in the music lesson, for both independent and classroom music teachers.

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" ~Martin Luther King

Each November, the "Thank You for Making a Difference" peer-to-peer appreciation program offers all on-going faculty and staff the opportunity to send "thank-you" notes to colleagues across campus. 

This year, we are happy to announce the coupon redemption period will be extended through mid-December!  As before, each thank you package will contain a $7.00 coupon redeemable at the Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's General Store in Phillips Hall, with coupons expiring at the end of this time period. (Cards are able to be combined for higher buying power.)

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Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence, Office of International Programs, & the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement.

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Associate Professor of History Jason Freitag will present a pre-show talk on Partition immediately prior to the 2pm performance of Dagh Dagh Ujala (This Stained Dawn) on Saturday, October 31. The talk will take place in the lobby of Dillingham Center and will begin at 1 pm.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to present:
Pain Management: Ouch! Why Does That Hurt and What To Do About It  

Tuesday, October 20
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Country Inn & Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Ithaca

Presenter: Michael Costello, PT, DSc, OCS, MTC, Cayuga Medical Center


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Check out our October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month webpage for ways you can raise awareness, including posting this FLYER at your desk or office door.

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October 29, 2015 – Whalen Symposium Information Session

12:10 – 1:00 pm – Textor 102

Pizza and soda provided for lunch

For interested faculty and students who have questions or need more information regarding participation in the James J. Whalen Academic  Symposium on April 14, 2016.

The session will introduce students and faculty to the Symposium, the application process, the abstract guidelines, and presentation options.  Please follow the link to sign up:

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Physics & Astronomy Fall Seminar Series

Tuesday October 20, 2015
12:10 PM in CNS 206B

David Gonzalez: ”Equations of Wonder and/or A Poet Looks Up" with observations and commentary by Karen Jenson

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies,  presented her research "Towards a Theory and Practice of Documentary in Open Space New Media" at Visible Evidence XXII Conference on Documentary in Toronto, Canada, on August 21, 2015.

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Psychology students Maris Krauss and Shannon Rebholz presented the results of their research at the annual convention of the New England Psychological Association on Saturday, October 10.

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