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In this webinar, presenter Will Moss discusses strategies for creating and sustaining relationships with and recruiting talent from HBCUs. He will share successful techniques to utilize online channels and how to host targeted events.

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Michael Twomey (English; Dana Professor) and Steven Hartman (English, 1987; now professor and director of the Ecohumanities Hub, Mid Sweden University) collaborated in an environmental humanities workshop that took place at the Sigtuna Foundation in Sigtuna, Sweden, this past November 12th through 16th.

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Check out this month's Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief!

When: Thursday 2/4/16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where: A&E Center VIP Room

Who: All Ithaca College staff members who are willing to listen openly, respect differing opinions, and to engage in discussion while sharing ideas and constructive feedback are encouraged to attend.


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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) encourages all guardians of Ithaca College Apple computers to be aware that there are known issues with older versions of Microsoft Office ( <14.5.6) and the latest Mac OS El Capitan (Version 10.11). If you have upgraded your Apple computer to the latest Mac OS El Capitan, please make sure you have upgraded your Microsoft Office to the latest version (14.5.9).

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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour on Thursday. It will include a test of the Outdoor Warning System, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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Last September, the Symposium on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, Global Citizenship launched a year-long series of conversations about helping the College to better prepare its students, faculty, and staff for an increasingly diverse socio-economic environment. Discussions have focused on how we can become more inclusive in all areas, more supportive of cultural fluency among our students and employees, and more focused on preparing our students for the “responsibilities of citizenship and service in the global community”. Following the September Symposium, several Learning Communities formed around these topics, and have been meeting since.

On Monday, February 8, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge, we will be holding a mid-year gathering of those who participated in the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency & Global Citizenship Learning Communities, as well as those who did not have the opportunity to do so but are interested in becoming a part of these conversations.

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President’s Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you’ll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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The 2016 Campus Life Award Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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Join us in the Campus Center Clark Lounge on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1:30 - 3:30pm for ALANA CAREER CONNECTIONS.  This networking event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Ithaca College alumni. Students will hear a variety of perspectives as professionals share their valley and mountaintop experiences on the journey to career success.

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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics is pleased to announce the upcoming promotional schedule of activities for the month of Februrary, highlighted by a chance for fans to win $10,000 in a progressive, half-court shot contest, a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night, a Senior Class Night, and a Fill the Hill Whiteout event. 

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Paula Twomey, Spanish instructor, has published Un-Classic Greek Myths in Spanish with Teacher’s Discovery. 

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Celebrate American Heart Month by reading about how you can be more heart healthy in the February BalanceWorks Newsletter!

A reception will be held on Thursday February 4, 2016 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.

The exhibit will be on display in the Center for Faculty Excellence from January 25-May 31, 2016.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is planning major network maintenance for late evening Saturday, February 20th into mid-day Sunday, February 21st. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure.

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 The Catholic Community will be hosting four different services on February 10 in honor of Ash Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to any service. All services will have a distribution of Ashes. 

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We will have an informational session held on Wednesday Feb 3rd from 12:15-12:50 in the Wellness Clinic Classroom.

The Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Departments are teaming up to offer a personalized exercise and wellness program to Ithaca College employees and spouses who:

-          Have a current or past diagnosis of cancer

-          Are interested in starting an individualized wellness and exercise program

-          Are not currently participating in a regular exercise program 

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Registration is now open for the the 2016 Women in Leadership Experience (WILE). The 13th annual WILE will take place on Saturday, March 26 in Seneca Falls, NY and is open to all Ithaca College students. 

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) earned Honorable Mention standing in the 2015/2016 AMA International Collegiate Case Competition.

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A few people from Digital Instruction and Information Services are planning an event on the topic “Women in IT” for Friday, March 25th.

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