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Latinx Month- Elizabeth Acevedo

Contributed by RahK Lash on 09/09/2016 

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 “I think it’s really scary when you don’t see examples of yourself in something you want to do. Because, although, no one may ever say “this isn’t for you” that’s the kind of message because there’s no blueprint to follow.” (-Elizabeth Acevedo at Ithaca College)

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The deadline for winter session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at

Summer session course proposals are due November 1st.

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A question-and-answer session to discuss diversity and inclusion efforts on campus.

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Ithaca College is searching for a Chief Analytics Officer to provide leadership in expanding the college’s ability to build strategy and improve performance through enhanced predictive analytical capability. 

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Concerts are already being presented in the School of Music!  Upcoming highlights follow:

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Dr. Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently published in peer-reviewed journal Quarterly Review of Film and Video

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 Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, presented two papers on documentary theory at the Visible Evidence Conference on Documentary at Montana State University  in Bozeman, Montana.

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Mark A. Radice, School of Music Professor of Music History and Curator of the Karel Husa Archive for Contemporary Music, has just published two volumes of his organ music with MorningStar Music Publishers.

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6-week Caregiver Program

Contributed by Katie Sack on 09/08/2016 

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The Office of Human Resources & the Gerontology Institute are excited to present the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program to our faculty and staff! 

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Use the Ithaca College Zimride network to find a carpool to help the environment and yourself.  Fewer cars on the road means reduced carbon emissions and improved air quality.  It’s free and easy to post at


Ah, the start of a new school opportunities, new adventures, and new friends! Want a quick way to combine all three? Release your inner singing self and join our faculty/staff choir, IC voICes! Now in our 15th year, voICes offers a unique opportunity to enjoy your vocal talents, meet friends across campus, and work with both talented College faculty and students! No auditions necessary...just bring your enthusiasm! voICes rehearsals for 2016-2017 will begin on Monday, September 12th from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in room 1207, ground floor of the Whalen Center. Don't be need us and we need you! Questions? Contact Dr. Susan Avery at

As you may know, we recently changed our online employment system from Taleo to PeopleAdmin. We have scheduled a number of training sessions to get you familiar with the new system, as follows:

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Is your Ithaca College laptop getting replaced under the Technology Renewal Program for Fall 2016? If so, you have a great opportunity to bring your laptop to the DIIS Laptop Fair for early replacement!

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 Elizabeth Acevedo: An Evening of Spoken Word: Wednesday, September 7th @7:00pm, IC Square (Campus Center).

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We’re doing a NeighborFOOD drive for The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier. $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. The BackPack Program bridges the gap over the weekend to ensure that a child is guaranteed 3 meals per day while not in school. Donate at any retail dining register* and feed a child in need.  


Help us beat our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

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The Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair.

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The Ithaca College community is cordially invited to participate in the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship. The Center for Faculty Excellence, the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Interim Chief Diversity Officer, and the Office of International Programs and Extended Studies are collaborating to facilitate the continuation of the conversation we began last September.

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~ Stroke Support Group ~

Contributed by Jill Mayer on 09/06/2016 

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Have you, a friend or a family member had a stroke?

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Cancer Survivorship Program!!!

Contributed by Jill Mayer on 09/06/2016 

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The Physical Therapy and Exercise and Sports Science departments at Ithaca College are teaming up to conduct a research project called the Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Program that will offer a free fitness membership to cancer survivors for the fall semester at the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic. We are looking to identify individuals who have had a diagnosis of non-metastatic cancer (stage 1-3) and are within 2 years since their final treatment who would be interested in participating in a supportive and individualized fitness program.

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Faculty member Dara Engler (Department of Art) will give an artist talk at the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, September 8, at 6 p.m.. Engler will show slides and discuss the progression of paintings made in her studio leading to the creation of the new body work currently on display at the Handwerker Gallery in A Pirate's Guide to Heat and Meat, on view through Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

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