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Campus Wide Abandoned Bike Sweep Beginning July 6th

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Career Services wishes to notify the campus community of a temporary suspension of our summer drop-in hours service​ due to the number of current vacancies on our career counseling staff.  We will continue to meet with students and alumni for appointments as usual and drop-in hours service will resume at the start of the 2016-2017 academic year. This temporary change to our service model will enable us to complete our active searches as well as focus on other key initiatives and training.
 
We appreciate the support and understanding of the IC community during this exciting time of transition.

The “It’s About You” Work/Life Advantage is designed to help you in the integration of work and life outside of your career by providing resources and programs within each work/life element – Family Care, Wellness, Flexibility, Community Service, and Individual Growth & Development. 

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IC Walking Trails

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/29/2016 

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Walking is a great form of exercise, as it can be done almost anywhere! Did you know that there are a variety of walking trails at Ithaca College? 

You can check them out here: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/walking. 

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Professor Janice Levy's photo submission, "Rasoamaharo Parents in Their Home," was selected as 1st Prize Winner in the "Marriage" category of the International Photography Awards’ special "Family of Man"-themed photography competition!

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Ilana Goldstein, Taylor Greenwood and Gretchen Hohmeyer presented papers at the Children's Literature Association's annual conference. 

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Tablet Winners!!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/28/2016 

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We were pleased to team up with TIAA to bring you the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge. This educational challenge encourage employees to have fun and learn important information about financial planning.

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Dr. Chrystyna Dail's forthcoming publication Stage for Action: U.S. Social Activist Theatre in the 1940's received the ATDS Publication Subvention Award. 

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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor, screen studies, moderated a panel on LGBTQ+ Representation on Television, sponsored by the Studio City branch of the Los Angeles Public Library System in honor of LGBT Heritage Month.

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

I am pleased to announce that Mr. David Weil has been name Interim Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He will succeed Keith “Mac” McIntosh, and his official first day in the role will be July 25, 2016.  Considering that “Mac” will be leaving on July 22, 2016, Dave’s appointment will allow for him to have some overlap with “Mac” understanding the strategic initiatives that the college will continue to implement.

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

In the aftermath of last fall’s student protests around the issues of race, diversity and inclusion, the Division of Finance and Administration has undertaken a process of exploration, dialogue and engagement around this topic. The work of this group has been very impactful for its attendees, and as a result of our work to date, the college has been selected by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) to participate in a webcast entitled “The CBO’s Role in Race, Diversity and Inclusion.” As the CBO (Chief Business Officer) at the college I will be sharing my perspectives on this topic.

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Scott Erickson, Professor in the Department of Marketing/Law, School of Business, has been selected as a Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Scholar for 2016/2017. Under the Fulbright-NSF program, he will conduct Arctic-related research while based at Akureyri University, Iceland.  The grant is an offshoot of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative: 

 

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 These Limited Time Offers are available at the Food Court until July 2nd:

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On Thursday, July 7th between 5:00 and 8:00 PM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone and general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 8:00 PM.

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Join your colleagues and join the dialogue on Friday, June 24th for this month’s Dollars and $ense discussion. We will hear updates on fiscal year end (preliminary results for 2015-16), happenings in auxiliary services, and enrollment.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which takes place on Friday, June 24, at 9:00 am in Emerson A.

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), presented  “PWI Access, DENIED!” on June 2, 2016 at NCORE 2016 in San Francisco, CA.

The NCORE 2016 poster presentation and discussions examined the collective legislative actions that established higher education opportunity programs in PA, NY and NJ; opportunity programs that focus on academically underprepared and economically disadvantaged students; the majority of students are considered ethnic minorities. In part, these programs were designed to facilitate access to a college education and to increase the number of historically underrepresented students attending independent colleges and universities that are considered predominately white institutions (PWIs).

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Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Keith “Mac” McIntosh has been named vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond in Virginia. Reporting directly to the president, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the university’s Information Services organization. His last day at IC will be July 22.

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 Ben led two workshops at the 2016 NYSLAA (New York State Library Assistants' Association) Conference held at the Chautauqua Institution, June 8-10. 

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We are pleased to invite the college community to a mini-symposium on International collaboration in Struggles for Rights and Justice on Friday June 24 at 1pm, in the Clark Lounge, Ithaca College campus center. The event features visiting researcher, Lady Yartey Ajayi (Nigeria/Ghana) and other speakers addressing the growing crisis of gendered violence and other critical transnational problems. Discussions will engage the challenges, limits and potential for scholarly collaboration on these issues. Refreshments will be served.  

 

Join us for a great conversation, good company, and food and to share your own experiences and thoughts.

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

It is with a great deal of sadness that I share with the campus community the news that longtime friend and supporter of Ithaca College Dorothy Dent Park passed away this past Saturday, June 18, at the age of 103 at her home in Cayuga Heights.

I first want to extend my deepest condolences to her family, especially her daughter, Adelaide Gomer, and son, Roy H. Park Jr. The family has scheduled a celebration of her life for next Thursday, June 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 315 N. Cayuga St. in Ithaca.

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