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The ITS Technology Learning Center will be providing Introduction to Sakai for Instructors workshops on the following dates. Please click a date below to register:

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You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial

Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals by investing in financial products such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.  A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do.

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Professor Anna Larsen of the Ithaca College Chemistry department has been nominated to serve a 2 year term as a  Fulbright Ambassador.   The worldwide success and stellar reputation of the Fulbright Scholars Program has been built on the talent, commitment and professionalism of scholars who have served as Fulbrighters at universities and research institutions in more than 155 countries. Fulbright Ambassadors serve as official representatives of the Fulbright Scholar program.  The goal of Fulbright Ambassadors is to expand the  outreach efforts of  the Fulbright program to the higher education community across the United States. 

Anna Larsen is a 2010 Alumna of the Fulbright Scholars Program, with a joint project to the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. more details at: http://www.cies.org/alumni-ambassadors/anna-larsen.

See more  on the Fulbright Ambassador program here : http://www.cies.org/alumni-ambassadors.

 

Get ready to welcome our new students back during Move-In Day and Fall Welcome starting Sunday, August 24 through Tuesday, August 26.

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  • Are you looking for a venue to connect with students outside the classroom?
  • Do you have an engaging presentation around the topic of leadership?
  • Did you read a research article or book that relates to student leadership?
  • Did you go to a conference recently and saw an idea that would help students grow in their ability to be a leader or lead others on campus?

 

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Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

 

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move towards your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits-eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features, such as FREE Health Screenings and Assessments!

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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Diane Gayeski, Michael McCall, Jeff Cohen, Michael McCall and Stephen Mosher. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

 

 

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Reminder - Annual campus electrical shutdown scheduled for Saturday, August 9, 2014

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The Grounds Department, in conjunction with Ruston Paving, will be making repairs and repaving G-Lot and H-Lot beginning on Monday, August 11th. This work will require the lots to be closed to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian traffic will still be allowed for access to the Hill Center, Whalen Center and Gannett Center. The lots are expected to re-opon on Thursday, August 14th. Barricades and signage will be placed at the entrance to the lots informing patrons of the status.

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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s 40th annual ClarinetFest (July 30 - August 3, 2014) in Baton Rogue, LA. He performed the Sonata (1990) for clarinet and piano by Russian composer Katia Tchemberdji.

Doing More with More:  An Update on I2NY (Information Infrastructure for New York State) was the title of Karin Wikoff's presentation to the IDS Project Conference this past Friday. 

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 Ben Hogben, Access Services Manager, and Sarah Shank, Interlibrary Loan Borrowing Coordinator, co-presented at the 2014 IDS Project Conference in Syracuse.

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 Mike Haaf (Chemistry) gave a talk entitled “A Grant Proposal Writing Exercise for Undergraduate Science Courses” at the 2014 International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE), held in Toronto this July.  The talk was based in part on a recent publication in the Journal for Chemical Education, co-authored by Kathryn Cole (Chemistry), Mike Haaf (Chemistry), Andy Smith (Biology) and Maki Inada (Biology).

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If you work behind a desk, you are well aware of the difficulties that it brings to your body. Desk work can often lead to back and neck pain as well as heart disease, and staring at a computer screen for long periods of time could result in eye strain and headaches. 

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Contributed by Sally Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement.

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Vivian Bruce Conger presented “‘Amos Strutel . . . sed the money muste be paid so I wente down and paid him the 18 pounds’:  Mapping the Economic World of Deborah Franklin,” at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Historians for the Early American Republic (SHEAR), in Philadelphia, July 19, 2014.

 

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Enjoy those last remaining days of Summer, and jump start the new academic year with one or all of these great Wellness Workshops: 

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During our fix-it Friday window on August 1st community members may experience an interruption of service for off campus network access. 

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Laurie Worrall, the executive director of New York Campus Compact, has been selected to lead the Office of Civic Engagement at Ithaca College. She succeeds Anthony Hopson, who departed the college in May.

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