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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon and Vice President (CFO) Gerald Hector.

At its recent meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved the operating budget for the 2016–17 fiscal year. The $238.4 million budget will be funded by an increase in tuition, room and board; by the implementation of cost savings measures previously discussed with the campus community; and by a planned reduction in the operating surplus.

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President Emerita Peggy Williams will travel to Saudi Arabia in late February 2016 to participate in a weeklong forum, "Women Leadership in Higher Education." The forum is sponsored by the Academic Leadership Center of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education, and coordinated by faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Submission deadlines for short-term, faculty-led courses to be taught abroad in 2016-17 are approaching. Any faculty or staff member interested in leading such a course abroad during the 2016-17 academic year is encouraged to be in touch with the Office of International Programs to begin discussing ideas for such programs.

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Get a FREE ice cream sundae!

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When the nationally-ranked Ithaca College wrestling team hosts Cortland at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, the Bombers will be honoring their six seniors in addition to collecting clothing for the Ithaca Rescue Mission. 

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  Junior, Public and Community Health major, Madeline Haftel presented research at the National Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy at Virginia Tech.  Ms. Haftel's research interests include the development and assessment of educational tools used to increase student learning and retention.  The title of her presentation was "Using Fictional Characters to Enhance Student Learning, Material Engagement, and Recall".  

Make Dental Hygiene Fun

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/16/2016 

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Help your kids have a healthy smile by making dental hygiene fun. Making brushing, flossing and dental check-ups a positive experience can help to keep your child excited about good oral care.

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The DIIS Learning Spaces Technology Support office located in 104 Textor Hall (formerly Classroom Technology Support), is temporarily relocating to 104 Job Hall. The temporary office is located near the Service Desk on the first floor of Job. To report learning space technology issues, please call 4-1443 or stop by their temporary location in Job 107.

Learning Spaces Technology Support
4-1443

 

The Ithaca College women's basketball team will celebrate its 50th year as a collegiate program on Saturday, Feb. 20 during the home finale at 4 p.m. against Hartwick College in Ben Light Gymnasium.

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Ithaca College welcomes 16 swimming & diving teams to campus

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Not a PowerPoint presentation, this is a highly interactive seminar that delivers 3 skills to help supervisors and managers improve employee performance. 

 Skill #1: Give employees job feedback the way they want to be given it so they’re much more likely to cooperate. Skill #2: Defuse defensiveness and resolve the issues that are often behind it. Skill #3: How to give positive feedback that’s effective and believable. 

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M-Lot has been designated as the reserved parking for a swimming event Ithaca College is hosting 2/17-20.  As a result, the lot will be closed for the day on each of these dates.  Members of the campus community are asked to utilize other campus parking options during these days.

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Your input is needed to help Tompkins County develop a Housing Needs Assessment to better understand housing needs and to project housing demand within Tompkins County through 2025. 

Whether you live in or commute into Tompkins County as a student, worker, or both, please share your thoughts on housing by taking the survey at http://e-input.com/surveys/tompkins.htm anytime through Monday, February 22, 2016. By doing so, you can also enter a drawing to receive one of three $50 Downtown Ithaca Alliance gift cards.

If you’d like to find out more about the Tompkins County Housing Needs Assessment, please visit http://tompkinscountyny.gov/planning/housing-needs. Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Tompkins County Planning Department (planning@tompkins-co.org or 607-274-5560).

Thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts!

 

Leann Kanda, Associate Professor

"From hamster wheels to moonlit migratory flights: influences on animal movement across taxa and spatial scales”

February 18 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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As first posted to Intercom on February 11, N-Lot parking will be reserved as guest parking for a portion of the day on Monday, February 15 due to an anticipated high volume of Admissions visitors.  The lot will re-open for regular use at approximately 1 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College.  

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 12:10-1:05, including Q&A CNS 204

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*DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, 2/17* 

Come one, Come All, Come Hungry to Street Food Fest 2016! It’s a culinary throw down between chefs at Ithaca College, Hobart and Houghton Colleges!  Come to Terrace Dining Hall between 5 and 7 PM for dinner to tour the world through food! Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite dish after sampling the culinary delights!

 

 

Event: STREET FOOD FEST! 

Where: Terrace Dining Hall

When: Dinner, WEDNESDAY, February 17th

Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

Faculty Council will hold its faculty-only Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, February 16  at 12:05 - 1:00 PM in Textor 102. No minutes will be taken, no reporters will be present. This meeting is intended to be an open forum for faculty from all of the schools to share thoughts and ideas of mutual concern and interest. Administrators holding faculty appointments are requested to refrain from attending.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Peter Rothbart at rothbart@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1497. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Sponsored by the Susan DiPace Speakers Series. This fund was created in 2007 by friends and family to honor and remember Susan DiPace '74. Susan was dedicated to helping mentor and guide our Ithaca College students to be successful in pursuing a career upon leaving Ithaca College. She was an ardent volunteer and particularly passionate about the value and transformative nature of a liberal arts education.

 

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The major network outage planned for next weekend (2/20 and 2/21) is being rescheduled due to a conflict with on-campus events. The maintenance work is now planned to begin late at night on Saturday, March 12th and conclude during the morning of Sunday, March 13th, which is the first weekend of Spring Break.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Digital Instruction and Information Services
Service Desk
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
4-1000