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Contributed on behalf of Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, registered dietician and nutrition consultant at Hammond Health Center.

February 21-27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), and the focus this year is on early detection and intervention. The earlier an eating disorder is recognized and treatment begins, the better chance there is for a full recovery. 

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder, and up to 30 million Americans will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Eating disorders are complex life-threatening bio-psycho-social illnesses, not lifestyle choices. They profoundly impact not only those who are ill, but also their friends, family, and the whole community. 

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Initiating and maintaining the diversity and inclusion dialogue can be challenging. As practitioners, we often ask ourselves, how do we continue the D&I conversation in between formal initiatives? In this webinar, participants will use the GROW coaching model as a tool to initiate and advance the diversity and inclusion dialogue. Participants will generate a list of powerful questions that stimulate conversation and participants will prepare for a coaching conversation they can have in their organization in the upcoming weeks.

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 4 former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 17 current faculty members.

  • Donald Lifton, who passed away on Dec.5, was posthumously named professor emeritus of management.
  • Stephen Clancy, who retired in 2015, was named professor emeritus of art history.
  • Roger Hinderliter, who retired in 2014, was named professor emeritus of economics.
  • Kent Scriber, who retired in 2015, was named professor emeritus of exercise and sport sciences.

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The Changing Face of Long Term Care

Thomas H. Dennison, Ph.D.  
Tuesday, February 23
7:00 p.m.
Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall
Ithaca College

 

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Wendy Dann, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, will direct Constellations at the Dallas Theater Center. 

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In observance of International Women's Day, please join us for a Casual Colloquy probing Race, Gender, Sexualities, and Nation in Media with an interdisciplinary panel of Ithaca College faculty and staff. 

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Saving is possible!  

We all agree that saving is a good idea. That’s the easy part. Figuring out how to manage your expenses so you can save, or save more? That may not be so easy. America Saves Week is your opportunity to commit—or recommit—to saving for today and for later in retirement. Saving is more than just a good idea. It’s possible!

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Congratulations to Thi Kim Ngan Tran ’18 and Don Austin, Assistant Director of Community Service in the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, for presenting at the 2016 IMPACT Conference.  

 

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Come to this information session on Tuesday, March 1 to learn more about the Student Assistant and Marketing Intern opportunities.  There will be FREE pizza!

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On top of the nominations already received, the 2016 Campus Life Award committee is seeking additional applicants directly from graduating seniors, who would like to be considered for this honor. This is to ensure that all seniors are given the chance to apply.  The Campus Life Award is given to no more than 10 graduating seniors every May in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community.

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The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.” These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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Windows 10 was released last summer, and Microsoft is anxious to have its newest operating system become widely adopted. To that end, Windows 7 users may find that they are being prompted to upgrade to Windows 10 when visiting various websites. Users of College Windows computers should NOT accept the installation prompt for Windows 10 from websites or any other mechanisms.

At this time, DIIS is conducting testing and research to verify that software and systems commonly used at Ithaca College are compatible with the new operating system, as well as working to develop a formal plan for upgrading College computers.

Digital Instruction and Information Services
Service Desk
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
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If you had a Healthcare or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account in 2015 the deadline to file a claim for 2015 expenses is March 31, 2016.

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Our dedicated TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant has openings available for the Thursday, February 25, 2016 campus visit. If you are interested in personalized advice and planning services to help you achieve your retirement planning goals, call for an appointment today.

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Faculty and Staff, join your colleagues and learn about the FY 2016-2017 Budget at the February installment of Dollars and $ense.  This session will take place in Emerson Suite B, 9:00 – 11:00 am, on Tuesday, February 23.  

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Ithaca Dining Services menus are now located in an easy to access app! Simple go to your phone's web store, and search for "Bite". Once downloaded, enter Ithaca College's code: U43H7. You'll have all 3 dining hall menus, nutrition information, and how much longer the dining halls are open - right at your fingertips! 

 

Nominate your student employee today!

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Three Ithaca College study abroad students' photos are currently finalists in the IES Abroad Fall 2015 Photo Contest! Go have a look at their photographs on the IES Facebook page, vote to support IC students, and have a glimpse at some amazing study abroad experiences! 

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Guest recitals, faculty recitals, student ensembles, student compositions....a little bit of everything coming up at the School of Music.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, February 24th.

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