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Given the College delayed opening on Wednesday, February 5 due to weather conditions, we are providing the following clarification on compensation practices and recording of hours worked. 

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What is your next step when it comes to planning your career and future? Where are you going after you graduate? What are you doing to prepare for your future?

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following February events.  Please visit www.ithaca.edu/cfe for updates.

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This personal statement and interviewing workshop if for all students preparing for professional school applications to medical, dental, optometry, veterinary,  physician assistant chiropractic, etc.

All students planning to interview with the Pre-Med committee this spring should attend

 

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The Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs, in conjunction with the African Latino Society, is proud to bring STEP AFRIKA! to the Emerson Suites on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8pm.  

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate Black History Month, as part of our Cultural Theme Month programming!

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Since the beginning of January, winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in more than 450 American Red Cross blood drive cancellations and nearly 14,000 uncollected blood and platelet donations.

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 Delicious Milk-Chocolate Hearts are now available for purchase for only $5.99 at most IC Dining retail locations from now until February 14th. Whether you're feeding the flames of love or treating a friend, this gift will make any chocolate lover happy.

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Take advantage of this perfect "Thinking of You" offer before it's gone! 

 Chocolate hearts are available for purchase at the following locations:

 

  • Sub Connection
  • Circles Market
  • Business School
  • CHS Café
  • Park Café
  • Food Court

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Do you love writing? How about Valentine's Day goodies? Share that love this February with the return of READ, WRITE, IMPROV NIGHT!

Stillwater Magazine is hosting another session of our popular event on Thursday, 2/6 at the Handwerker Gallery from 6:00 to 8.      

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Here are a couple of reminders about preparing test materials for students electing to take their tests with Student Disability Services:

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Since mid-January ITS has been recommending that users not upgrade to the latest version of Java 7 (update 51) because of the problems it would cause with Parnassus (core applications), HomerAdmin, and other systems.

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At the January all-college faculty and staff meeting, I shared with you progress we have made in our campaign planning efforts. This message is a reiteration of the important points of my presentation.

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Winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in thousands of uncollected blood and platelet donations. We need you now! Please give blood to help hospital patients in need.

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Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 18 at 9 p.m. on WCNY.

The Rise and Fall of Penn Station examines the engineering challenge of building tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. Once completed riders would disembark in one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station.

Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including two other American Experience films, Goldrush and Silicon Valley, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
 

The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago recently approved the acquisition of a block of work representing a cross-section of three bodies of work by Photography Professor Ron Jude.

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Cathy Crane, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, will be interviewed on this week's "Out of Bounds" radio show hosted by Tish Pearlman.

Crane, is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship in Film-Video. She had previously received a 2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship for Film, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Interview air dates include:
Thurs., Feb. 6 at 7:00 pm: WEOS-FM (90.3 & 89.7 Geneva region)
Live Stream: WEOS.org

Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m.: WSKG-FM 89.3 Binghamton (90.9 Ithaca 91.7 Cooperstown/Oneonta,91.1 Corning/Elmira, 88.7 Hornell/Alfred)
Live Stream: Wskg.org

 

The Office of Human Resources is challenging all faculty and staff to become more HEART Healthy this February by participating in a variety of HEART Healthy events and if you love our Work/Life Lunch-and-Learns... you'll love this one! 

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If you are curious about interdisciplinary teaching, this is an opportunity to find out about varied approaches such as theme-based classes, international guest experts interacting via internet, joint learning between classes meeting at the same time, co-teaching and other options. These collaborative discussions will synthesize concrete ideas, potential projects and elegant solutions that support our teaching and IC20/20 integrative education goals.

We invite you to join us beginning Wed. Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett 316. This on-going learning community meets every other week from Feb. until late April. To join us, or if the meeting time doesn’t fit your schedule but you are interested, please contact Mara Alper at malper@ithaca.edu

These events are presented by the Center for Faculty Excellence and CFE Faculty-in-Residence for Interdisciplinary Teaching Mara Alper.

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Adjusting the sharing permissions of your calendar can be tricky.  Make sure you understand the various permission level options by reading our list of permissions and their definitions here: http://www.ithaca.edu/its/traindoc/calendar/permission/

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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