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There will be no WW@W meeting on campus Tuesday, December 27th due to IC being closed for the Christmas and New Years holidays. Members may visit https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/find-a-meeting/ to find a location and time for a make-up meeting, which will count towards attendance. Remember to take your Success Story booklet and your Monthly Pass with you!

Weekly WW At Work meetings will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Where: Peggy Ryan Williams Building, Room GLO54
 When: Weigh-in begins at 12:15pm, meeting is from 12:30 - 1:00pm

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), and Claudia Pederson, assistant professor of art history at Wichita State University, published a chapter in Indie Reframed:  Women's Independent Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema, edited by Linda Badley, Claire Perkins, and Michele Schreiber (Edinburgh University Press, 2016).

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All Dining Services units, including administrative offices, will be closed beginning, Friday, December 23rd and will reopen for business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. 

Please click here for our Winter Break Hours of Operation.  

Happy Holidays!       

In the internet age — where we may think that a simple Google search might spoil the magic of Santa Claus for kids — Macy’s is hoping to fill the World Wide Web with positive affirmations of belief. And a developmental psychologist from Ithaca College who has conducted her own research on belief in Santa is helping out.

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In lead up to the 2017 MLK Celebration Week, here is the schedule at a glance for the week! Throughout winter break, check out Intercom as we feature individual events that will happen throughout the week.

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WebCRD will be upgraded to a new version on January 5, 2017.  Users will not be able to submit orders on January 5 and our queue must be empty.  To clear the queue, WebCRD may not be available on January 4th.

The upgrade will improve the ordering workflow for Color uploads with Black & White pages and have one dialog box for special instructions.  Additional changes will be in the production workflow.

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Brian Dickens:

Ithaca College (IC) is launching a national search for a Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO) in support of our continuing efforts towards increased diversity and inclusive excellence for the IC community.  We are excited to have Mr. Tom Phillips and Ms. Beth Schaefer of Neumann Executive Search Partners will be assisting with the search. Campus visits by finalists are anticipated to occur in June 2017 and the committee’s goal is to have the new chief inclusion and diversity officer in place by July 2017.

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DIIS will be upgrading the College's Internet connection on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 7th starting at 9:00pm and continuing through 3:00am on Sunday, Jan. 8th. The objective is to improve reliability and performance by replacing outdated equipment and increasing our capacity to 2 Gigabit/Sec.

The upgrade will impact the ability to access many systems and services (Outlook email, Sakai, myHome, Parnassus, etc.) based on whether you are on or off campus. See the chart of system availability for details.

This outage was originally planned for 6pm to midnight on January 7th.

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Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology clinical faculty members, Jana Waller, Marie Sanford, and Tina Caswell and Spencer Van-Etten Central School District SLP, Christine Bainbridge, published an article in the December issue of Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups-SIG 16, School-Based Issues.

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Danielle Cullen, a former teacher and representative for Turning Technologies, is coming to campus to share approaches for engaging students with Responsesware™, the mobile version of the Turning Technologies student response system.

Tuesday, December 20th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Job 102 (CET lab)

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens

What better way to start the new year than to make a resolution that helps others and by setting up a payroll deduction, you can be sure to accomplish this goal all year! 

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The Art History Department has space in a newly designated CA perspective course.  David Salomon is offering one section of ARTH 27514-01 Architectural Topics: SMALL BUILDS on Tuesday and Thursdays at 1:10-2:25.  The course is designated for the Sustainability and Inquiry, Innovation, and Imagination themes.

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This course examines what culture is and explores the roles that culture plays in the lives of individuals and social groups.  It looks at what people do; how they explain what they do; and the things they produce as they go about their daily lives.  The course explores how culture shapes and is shaped by the physical environment and how it is used to adapt to that environment.

Please e-mail Michael Taylor at mstaylor@ithaca.edu for more information.

  

  

DIIS will be upgrading the College's Internet connection on the evening of Saturday, January 7th between 6:00pm and midnight. The objective is to improve reliability and performance by replacing outdated equipment and increasing our capacity to 2 Gigabit/Sec.

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 Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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Danielle Cullen, a former teacher and representative for Turning Technologies, is coming to campus to share approaches for engaging students with Responsesware™, the mobile version of the Turning Technologies student response system.  

Tuesday, December 20th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Job 102 (CET lab)

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The Spring semester will be here before we know it! To plan ahead, below is information for students, staff, and faculty who may be considering break housing and early arrival options for the Spring 2017 semester.

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And the Winners are...

Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/15/2016 

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We're excited to announce the winners of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life November Re-enrollment Raffles... 

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Renowned composer Karel Husa dies, Wednesday, 14 December

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