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We hope you’ve heard about the college’s Fill the Fountains for Financial Aid fundraising effort, which is going on now until May 31.

It’s a participation campaign, asking 1,000 people to make a gift of any size in support of any area of the college. When 1,000 participate, $100,000 will be added to the IC Annual Fund for Financial Aid, which helps all of our students and their families.

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Travel Policy Enhancements

Contributed by Douglas Freeman on 05/25/2017 

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The Travel Policy has been revised to increase efficiencies for travelers and department coordinators.

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Travel Policy Enhancements

Contributed by Douglas Freeman on 05/25/2017 

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The Travel Policy has been revised to increase efficiencies for travelers and department coordinators.

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The Ithaca College Library is participating in a grant funded project that allows free admission to the Museum of the Earth or the Cayuga Nature Center.

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable from 7am-Noon on Sunday, June 4th for required updates.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
Service Desk
servicedesk@ithaca.edu

104 Job Hall
607-274-1000

 

It's time to relax and celebrate! The Annual Employee Picnic will take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in the A&E Center. 

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Summer hours are now in effect at The fix IT shop.

8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday

8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Friday.

We will resume our extended hours schedule on Sunday, August 27.

Now located in 104 Job Hall           fixit@ithaca.edu            (607)274-3000

On May 12, Michael Twomey (Dana Professor of Humanities and Arts, English Department) presented a paper titled “Environmental Justice in Arthurian Romance” at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (May 11-14).

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All educational affairs faculty and staff are invited to join the Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee for a casual continental breakfast.  There will be activities, games, good food and good coffee, and a chance to get to meet your colleagues from across the Division.  

Thursday, May 25, 8:30 – 10:30am in Clark Lounge.

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The following message is being provided on behalf of Steve Dayton, Director of Planning, Design and Construction.

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Cynthia Ulbing '17 was awarded "Best Undergraduate Presentation" at the Ontario Ecology, Ethology and Evolution Colloquium at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

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All educational affairs faculty and staff are invited to join the Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee for a casual continental breakfast.  There will be activities, games, good food and good coffee, and a chance to get to meet your colleagues from across the Division.  

Thursday, May 25, 8:30 – 10:30am in KLINGENSTEIN LOUNGE.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please contact Doreen Hettich-Atkins, dhettichatkins@ithaca.edu, 607-274-3374 in as much in advance as possible.

The EASDC works to connect educational experiences to members of the educational affairs staff about issues important to the mission and vision of educational affairs regarding student development, learning, and retention; and to provide opportunities for joint learning, discussion, and problem-solving.

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 Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 30-June 30) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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Campus Store/MACs Closing

Contributed by Rick Watson on 05/22/2017 

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The Campus Store and MACs will be Closed 5/25-5/29/17.

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The School of Music extends best wishes to two of our longstanding Performance Studies faculty as they journey on to a new phase.  We are grateful to Randie Blooding and David Parks for their invaluable service and contributions to the Department. We applaud their significant impact on our students, both past and present. 

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Due to a network update that will be underway at Sandella's Café, credit card processing will be temporarily unavailable on Tuesday morning. We hope to be back on line before close of business (11am) on Tuesday. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your patience during this time!

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In an effort to support the increasing growth of conferences and events occurring at Ithaca College during the summer, Parking Services has collaborated with Campus Center and Event Services to create new summer parking restrictions that are more hospitable to the many visitors that are attracted to come to Ithaca College over the summer.  The goal of this change is to create a more welcoming environment for our summer guests who are unfamiliar with our campus.  These changes are feasible given the significant reduction of faculty, staff and students accessing parking facilities on campus during the summer months. 

 

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Ever the storyteller at heart, the man who helped bring some of popular culture’s favorite and most critically acclaimed narratives to television shared with the Ithaca College Class of 2017 why he always keeps his metaphorical jackhammer at the ready.

Bill D’Elia, a 1969 graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in television-radio from the Roy H. Park School of Communication, has applied his narrative craft, creative vision and social conscience to such shows as “How To Get Away With Murder,” “Boston Legal,” “Glee,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The West Wing” and “Northern Exposure” over the past two decades.

The eight-time Emmy Award and four-time Golden Globe nominee delivered the main address at Ithaca College’s 122nd Commencement before 1,360 graduates and their loved ones gathered in Butterfield Stadium. 

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Naeem Inayatullah wrote a short review of Roshanak Kheshti’s book, Modernity’s Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music (NYU, 2015), in International Feminist Journal of Politics, 19 (3), 2017. Published online: 19 May, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2017.1327232

You can read a pre-publication version here: http://faculty.ithaca.edu/naeem/docs/reviews/ModernityEar/