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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will unavailable for up to 6 hours starting at Midnight (Friday) through 6:00 am on Saturday, 6/20 in order to perform system upgrades.

The original notification incorrectly indicated that the downtime was Sunday, 6/20.

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The Academic Advising Center is delighted to welcome our new academic advisor, Lisa Fell! 


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Managers cite performance appraisals or annual reviews as one of their most disliked tasks. Employees often dread them as well. There is an alternative; you can turn this performance evaluation into a meaningful and impactful dialogue. The best performance reviews let managers and employees communicate -- share ideas, opinions, and information – with no surprises or anxiety. This workshop can help!

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The June edition of the “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Thursday, June 18th.  This month, Vice President Hector will provide an update on campus cost control measures.

Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the discussion, which takes place in the Taughannock Falls Room at 9 am. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


I am pleased to announce that Nicole Eversley Bradwell will serve as Interim Director of Admission during the period in which Ithaca College searches for an ongoing Vice President for Enrollment Management.  

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The U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be closed as reserved event parking for parts of each day from Wednesday, June 10 through Saturday, June 13.  Specific closure hours are as follows: 

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A memorial service to celebrate the life of Lew Durland will be held at Annabel Taylor Chapel at Cornell University at 1pm on Saturday, June 13th.  Members of the campus community are invited to attend the gathering, which will be followed by a reception across the hall in the Founder’s Room.  Lew passed away on May 21.  His complete obituary can be read in the Ithaca Journal.


The 2015 Hangar Season opens with God of Carnage on Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 PM. It's not too late to subscribe to the entire, exciting season and see all four mainstage productions for nearly the cost of three. If you travel in the summer, the box office will be happy to exchange your tickets for dates that work for you. Go to for more information and the opportunity to order subscriptions, single tickets, and tickets for the wonderful KidStuff productions.

The lecture explored how progressive Quaker political interventions into US Puerto Rico affairs -- between the Foraker Act (1900) and the Jones Act (1917) – structured broader insular policy debates over the extension of collective citizenship, and self-government practices in overseas dependent territories.

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We are seeking participants for a study aimed at understanding spine biomechanics during running.

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 The international colloquium, entitled Counter Culture and Indian Art, took place on May 28 and 29 at the Musee du Quai Branly.  Her paper title was Pioneering World Music: Travels and Tales from Participants of the Sixties Indian Music Counter Culture Scene.

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AAC Drop-in Hours

Contributed by Kerry E. Spitze on 06/05/2015 

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 The Academic Advising Center drop-in hours for Monday, June 8 will be 9:00am-11:30am, and 2:00pm-4:00pm.

Paul Wilson, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper at the triennial conference of the Nordic Committee for Art History in Reykjavik, Iceland in May.  His paper “Monumental Indifference in Tallinn” used an collaborative film project by the Finnish artist Anu Pennanen to explore the status of communist-era monuments in contemporary Tallinn, Estonia.

The Wi-Fi rebuild in Job, Friends, and Textor Halls was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in those buildings.

Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:

Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!

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Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, presented a paper entitled “Nación post-mortem: Cine y territorialidad en Puerto Rico” at the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers in Fortaleza, Brazil. The presentation examined the construction of a national territorial identity in Contemporary Puerto Rican Cinema.

On Sunday, June 7th starting at 6:00 AM, ITS will be working with an external electrical company to replace aging components of the electrical infrastructure in the Phillips Hall server room. This maintenance will require approximately 7 hours of downtime for the main IC Web site and most other College systems.

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Due to a summer staff planning meeting, the Office of Career Services will not have drop-ins available for Thursday, June 4.  However, the office will remain open to make appointments for individuals and take messages for staff. 

Drop-ins will continue again on Monday, June 8 from 12:30 to 3:30.

We apologize for any any inconvenience.

If you have any questions please call 607-274-3365 or send an email to

Thank you!

Check out the June edition of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief

Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that both Friends and Textor Halls have now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and are complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

So far, we've run over 15 miles of cable, installed well over a thousand Access Points (APs) and have the ability to service thousands of people - but we've still got more to do!  We are almost done revamping the academic buildings and will be finishing the rest very soon!

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Skott Freedman Jones, associate professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Ithaca College alumnae Meredith Gennaro and Amanda DiTomaso recently had an article titled "Revisiting neighborhood density: Adult perception of phonological similarity" published in Applied Psycholinguistics. 

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