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The Health Promotion and Physical Education Speaker Series will be hosting Dr. Anne-Marie Mayer.

Topic: Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition
When: Tuesday September 27th 7-8 pm
Where: Textor 102



On Wednesday, September 21st, Professor Sinton gave an invited Geochemistry Seminar at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University titled "Radiometric Dating of Submarine Basalts: Challenges to Determining the ‎History of Galapagos Seamounts."

“Songs and the Suburbs: What birds can teach us about communication and conservation” 

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.


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The inaugural event of the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship will be held Monday, September 26, 3:00-6:00 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge. Our guest presenter, Dr. Aziz Rana of Cornell University, will speak on “Black Internationalism and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement” .  A panel and facilitated discussion moderated by Dr. Peyi Soyinka-Airewele will follow, with panelists Dr. Stewart Auyash, Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, and Dr. Carlos Figueroa.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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The Office of Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant to the Associate Vice President, and invites current Ithaca College employees who meet the required qualifications to apply.

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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Meghan Musnicki will return to her roots at Ithaca College from September 27 - October 1 as an Olympic Champion in Residence.  Musnicki, will host a speaking event on campus at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Hockett Family Recital Hall inside the James J Whalen Center for Music.  The event is free and open to the public. 

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 Plumbenefits has so many deals you will never have to buy anything full-price ever again!

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Got silence?

Contributed by Mary Ann Erickson on 09/22/2016 

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 We are offering a silent 3-hour retreat on Sunday, October 2, 1-4 pm in Hill 107.

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I'm sorry to share the sad news that former employee Anne Ryan passed away yesterday morning. Anne, who led development communications efforts in what is now known as the Division of Institutional Advancement and Communication, worked at IC from the mid-1990s until she retired about a decade ago. After she retired, she had continued to be a frequent collaborator and freelancer.

There will be a celebration of her life this Saturday, September 24, at noon, at Simeon's on the Ithaca Commons. The address is 224 East State Street.

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This October we are bringing to you a new IC A Healthy Me Challenge that will really get you on your feet! 

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The Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia just released its updated Guide to Digital Publishing, which now includes a section on Snapchat featuring Professor Adornato's social media journalism course.


The Health Promotion and Physical Education Speaker Series will be hosting Dr. Anne-Marie Mayer.



Topic: Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition
When: Tuesday September 27th 7-8 pm
Where: Textor 102



Give Yourself a Raise!

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/22/2016 

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Take money out of your gas tank and put it back into your pocket. Post your daily commute at and find other faculty/staff or students who can share the costs. It’s free to sign up!

Cultivate Creativity!

Contributed by Deborah Rifkin on 09/21/2016 

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Does your department, organization, or team want to be more creative? Deborah Rifkin, 2016-17 Faculty Resident of the Center for Faculty Excellence, wants to meet with your group to help cultivate its creativity. 

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, September 26th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.  This month, we will hear updates for fall 2016 from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS).  We will also have our regular, monthly check-in from members of the Enrollment Management leadership team.

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Learn a useful life skill – tax preparation - and get course credit for it!  


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Do you have a New Media idea for a hot show, online business, exciting journalism apps, a great film concept, unique event or visual art exhibition, fabulous marketing idea, or awesome new product? Then...Pitch It!

Apply at by Sept. 23. 

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Summaries from the four Solution Sessions hosted by Staff Council this past spring are now available online:


On Wednesday Aug. 31 executive director of Project Look Sharp and professor of psychology at Ithaca College, Cyndy Scheibe presented at Longview to discuss media literacy and the current presidential election. 

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Agents of Change, an award-winning film about the black student-led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s, documents the events surrounding the takeover of Willard Straight Hall by black students at Cornell in April, 1969. This is the first feature-length documentary to cover the events at Cornell. Filmmakers, Frank Dawson ’72 and Abby Ginzberg ’71 are both Cornell graduates and will be present for a post-film discussion following the screening.

 The screening and panel discussion will be on Friday, Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the Willard Straight Theatre. More information about the film and the trailer is available at

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