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 The Catholic Community is back and the full schedule of Mass at Muller chapel is back too. Every Sunday Mass will be held at 1PM and 8PM. All are welcome!

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From Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle – Co-Chairs, Provost Search Committee

Ms. Julie Tea from AGB Search will be visiting campus on September 8-9 to meet with members of the campus community regarding the qualities desired in the next Provost.

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Three of CAPS clinicians presented at the 32nd Annual Counseling Centers of New York (CCNY) Conference this summer in Plattsburgh, NY.

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In order to further assist the college in gathering, analyzing, and acting upon critical data, the Office of Institutional Research is joining the Division of Enrollment and Communication.  Since 2008, it has been located within the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.

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Carlos Figueroa, assistant professor in the Politics Department, has just published a book Foreword for a collection of scripts/plays by Tony Broadwick titled You're Not Listening and Other Plays (Fountainhead Press, 2014) that challenges us to take seriously what Figueroa calls "the dominance of ascriptive markers thinking,"; that is, the politics of categories of difference (race, ethnicity, class, gender, religion, among others) that often get in the way of substantive human communication and relations. These categories of difference are structured and defined by unequal power relations among & between people who are situated within shifting often controversial institutional and communal spaces.  Figueroa writes, in the early decades of "the 21st Century, scholars, writers, and poets have explored, and revisited the concepts of race, ethnicity, class, gender, religion, and sexual orientation, and their relations to identity, citizenship and communal politics within a number of historical contexts, policy debates and public discourses.

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 Dr. Emily Mason recently published an article titled, in General Music Today.  

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NMC On the Horizon > Rearranging Learning Spaces + DISCUSSION
Wednesday September 3, 2014 – 11:00-12:30 – in the CFE (Gannett 316)

Join the TELE Collaborative in a discussion about Rearranging Learning Spaces with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium).  The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube.  It will be followed by an IC discussion in the CFE.

Sign up through the Register Here Now! link at the IC Events Calendar

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Jan Elich Monroe, associate professor and chair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, presented at the JAMK School of Applied Sciences International Summer School in Finland this summer.

The topic of this year's Summer School was Creativity, Learning and Quality of Life. Monroe's presentation was titled "Contemplative Education: Refocusing our energy and Finding Meaning in Our Teaching."

The Summer School was attended by faculty from the United States, Finland, United Kingdom, and Norway. 

Ithaca College Associate Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Lindberg has accepted a position as Director of Athletics at Wells College. Lindberg, who has served Ithaca College and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics over the past 28 years, begins his tenure at Wells College on Sept. 15, 2014.

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The Park Center for Independent Media is hosting two exciting events this month, both very relevant in today’s political and media climate. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us. Both events highlight the citizen burglars who exposed FBI political spying, keeping their secret for four decades, and the role of journalism in challenging government misconduct -- in the Vietnam War era and today.

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Submitted on behalf of David Dray, Deputy Chief for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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Submitted on behalf of David Dray, Deputy Chief for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students.   Starting next week, we are offering a new type of training opportunity: Bring Your Own Project.  BYOP is a small group session where staff, faculty, and students can work on projects in the TLC, with the support of a TLC training specialist.  We are limiting these sessions to 4 seats.  Next week, we will introduce this new format with Microsoft Word and Web Profile Manager BYOP sessions.

The TLC will be offering the following training sessions next week:

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Information Technology Services (ITS) wants to remind all IC community members of several ways to keep informed about computing system and network downtimes, either scheduled or unexpected, as well as how to report after-hours problems that affect multiple users.

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Submission deadlines for short-term, faculty-led courses to be taught abroad in 2015-16 are approaching. Any faculty member interested in leading such a course abroad during the 2015-16 academic year is encouraged to be in touch with the Office of International Programs to begin discussing ideas for such programs.

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The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all administrators, faculty and staff members to attend our upcoming workshops designed to assist in the development of short-term study abroad programs.

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The Office of the Assistant Provost for International Studies and Special Projects/Director of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall.  This office is responsible for the Ithaca College New York City Center (ICNYC), the Cornell in Washington program (CIW), and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), as well as the Office of International Programs (OIP).  Please stop by and visit us in our new space!

  • Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost & Director of International Programs: Job 203
  • Rosalie Fitzgerald, Assistant to Dr. Saunders, Job 202

To contact the Office of the Assistant Provost, call us at 274-3063.

As many as 90% of U.S. adults have low back pain at some time in their life and will visit a doctor for this pain.  Men and women are equally affected.  All of us can benefit from the exercises and therapeutic yoga poses, whether we have chronic back pain (more than 3 months of continuous daily pain) or have recently had an injury to the back.  Even those without pain can strengthen their back and improve their posture, keeping the back healthy for years and years. Why wait until you need to see the doctor for pain or depend on daily pain medication to function in your day?  Healthy management of back pain will be discussed and demonstrated by James Eavenson

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Sarah Sutton, Asst Professor of Art in area exhibition:


This exhibition features 5 different approaches to making abstract imagery through painting and photography by Carl Chiarenza, Karen Sardisco, Sarah Sutton, Patricia Wilder, and Bradley Butler (gallery director at Main Street Arts).


Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 1, 2014


Opening Reception: Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m.

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