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In Observance of International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, all students, faculty, and staff are invited to a Casual Colloquy: "Race, Gender, Sexualities, and Nation in Media," with coffee and cake. The conversation will be held in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 315 Gannett Center, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

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The Ithaca College Women in Computing (ICWC) sent two teams to the  RIT WiC Hackaton and came home with two awards.

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Check It Out!!

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 03/03/2016 

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This months' edition of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief is now available.

Calling All Supervisors!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/03/2016 

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We've added additional information to our Employee Benefits & Work/Life Supervisor Toolkits!

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Faculty and Staff have an additional opportunity to learn about the FY 2016-2017 Budget on Friday, March 4, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge.  

As noted in President Rochon and Vice President Hector’s recent announcement, February’s Dollars and $ense was solely devoted to the recently approved FY 2016-2017 budget. Vice President Hector is offering a second session for those who were unable to attend last week’s presentation.

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Maestra Cornelia Laemmli Orth leads the orchestra in Beethoven's Fourth Symphony and the Haydn Cello Concerto in C major, featuring internationally renowned cellist, Clive Greensmith. 

Tickets are available at the door, or through

Students get in free at the door (Student RUSH) with an Ithaca College ID.

Submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research and
Warren Calderone, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations 

Sponsored Research encourages faculty to take advantage of a new internal funding initiative, ACE.  The ACE (Advancing Creative Expression) Funding Program is intended for faculty in the Arts and Humanities working on a pilot or exploratory project. This one-year, internal grant is limited to $1,000 and is intended to support projects that hold the possibility of leading to substantial research programs suitable for support by external funding agencies, and can support a wide variety of expenses.

For more information on ACE visit


The Art Department's Creative Space Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of mixed media work by Upstate New York artist, Nick Ruth. Please join us for the opening, TONIGHT Friday, March 4th 5-8pm, as part of Downtown Ithaca's Gallery Night.

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The Office of Human Resources is currently conducting a review for all areas impacted by any position eliminations during the workforce analysis implementation over the past 2 ½ years.

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I am now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2017 Senior Class Gift Committee

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 Will you be stuck on campus the first weekend of spring break?  If so - this is your chance to see some the best intercollegiate debate in the world.  Ithaca College is hosting the North American Debate Championships on March 11-13.  


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Campus Store Clearance Sale

Contributed by James Smith on 03/02/2016 

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On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Shoshana Rudnick Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer, on the second floor of Campus Center in Phillips Hall. 

Get 8" of hair cut for FREE or get a $10 haircut! 

All haircuts will be done by professionals from Satori Spa and Center Haircutters!

All money will be donated to Shasheret, a Jewish nonprofit supporting breast cancer & the hair will be donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths!

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  Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!


We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide.

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The 7th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us for this annual event that explores and celebrates the notion of community and diversity. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the topic of Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education, our guest speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue.

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Mikalah Waajid ('05), Doctoral Candidate, Georgia State University School of Public Health will present the following topic as candidate for the position of HSHP Dissertation Diversity Fellow for 2016-17 academic year. 

Friday, March 4. Hill Center G24

"Examining the Syndemic of Alcohol Use, Violence and HIV among High Risk Youth in Sub- Saharan Africa"  

The Ithaca College men's basketball season will continue as the Bombers received the fourth seed in the upcoming Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Metro/Upstate Championship. 

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 The Art Department's Creative Space Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition of mixed media work by Upstate New York artist, Nick Ruth. Please join us for the opening Friday, March 4th 5-8pm.

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Check out the Employee Benefits & Work/Life National Nutrition Campaign. Also look for more tips and resources on Intercom, Facebook, and our Blog.

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. In this workshop, we’ll cover what you should be doing to maintain your professional image, including how to use LinkedIn. This professional networking platform allows you to not only promote yourself, but find job openings, network with other professionals, find alumni mentors, and more.

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