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The J.J. Whalen Staff Scholar Award Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for the spring 2016 semester; the deadline for applying is Friday February 12, 2016.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, recently published an article in the Journal of Media Education. His article focuses on integrating mobile and social media into journalism curricula. To read the article, Enhancing Curriculum To Evolve with Industry Practices: Developing a Mobile and Social Media Journalism Course,  visit http://bit.ly/1UT2I55 .

Do you love leadership? Do you have a really awesome presentation or idea you want to share? Consider presenting in the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) series. We are currently accepting proposals from faculty and staff across campus as well as from Student Organizations and Campus Offices that are offering educational programming in Block 3 or 4 of the Spring Semester and want to partner with the SLI program. 

 

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January 14, 2016

From Faculty Council of Ithaca College
Contact: Dr. Peter Rothbart, Chair 
Rothbart@ithaca.edu
607-274-1497

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Dear Ithaca College Community,

Today, Tom Rochon announced his retirement at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, marking nearly a decade of leadership of the college.

One of the hallmarks of Tom’s presidency has been his deep commitment to Ithaca College. As Tom has pondered the appropriate timing for retirement, he and the Executive Committee of the board have discussed the importance of succession planning to ensure we have an orderly process to select a new president. With Tom’s announcement, it is time to set that process in motion.

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Dear Ithaca College Faculty, Staff, Students, Parents, Alumni, and Friends:

After much reflection over the winter break, I have decided to retire from the Ithaca College presidency effective July 1, 2017, following the 2016–2017 academic year. This timing will enable the board of trustees the necessary time to organize and execute a thoughtful and comprehensive search for my successor.

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Jessye Cohen-Filipic and Barney Beins led an invited workshop at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology on writing in the psychology curriculum. The workshop highlighted the program of systematic writing in the Ithaca College's psychology curriculum.

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2016 Employee Permits

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 01/13/2016 

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Employee permits for 2016 will be available to order online beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15, 2016. You may order your new parking permit online at www.ithaca.edu/sacl/parking_registration.php/

When registering online, please identify your preferred delivery method.  Permits can be delivered via campus mail, picked up at our office or mailed to your home address.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

Parking Services

Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management

607-274-3756

parking@ithaca.edu

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/safety/parking/

Dining Services' Administrative Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 13th for an all-employee meeting. Admin operations will resume at 9:00 AM on Thursday, January 14th. 

 

The Offices of the Senior Vice President/General Counsel, Risk Management and Human Resources will be closed all day on Thursday, January 14, 2016 to attend a Division of Human and Legal Resources Winter Retreat.

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Join your colleagues and join the conversation on Thursday, January 14th for this month’s Dollars and $ense meeting.  Vice President Hector will update faculty and staff on the progress on current administrative initiatives and then open up the session for Q&A.  The session will be held 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Emerson Suite A.

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

Click to view the Plum Benefits January Entertainment Guide featuring great deals on Top of the RockSTAR WARS and the Power of CostumesNew York Knicks, or hop aboard The Ride

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Microsoft has stopped supporting and providing security updates for all versions of Internet Explorer below IE11 as of January 12, 2016. In addition, for services such as the Office 365/Outlook Web App, Microsoft states "You should expect the quality of the user experience to diminish over time, and that many new Office 365 experiences might not work at all with versions below IE11".

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2016 Employee Permits

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 01/11/2016 

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Employee permits for 2016 will be available to order online beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15, 2016. You may order your new parking permit online at www.ithaca.edu/sacl/parking_registration.php/

When registering online, please identify your preferred delivery method.  Permits can be delivered via campus mail, picked up at our office or mailed to your home address.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

Parking Services

Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management

607-274-3756

parking@ithaca.edu

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/safety/parking/

(For information on how to join Weight Watchers At Work here at IC, please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 1/10/2016.)

Greetings,

Happy New Year, and welcome to Weight Watchers’ new approach to weight loss and fitness. Our exciting, new Beyond the Scale program, which launched just last month, focuses on you, not just a number on the scale, and is personalized to your lifestyle, challenges and goals.

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Every January, the Ithaca College community celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr through a series of programs sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs

Faculty, staff, and students lead the campus community in presentations and dialogues that explore a variety of topics and subjects rooted in social justice and the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are the workshops for the 2016 celebration on Tuesday, January 26 and Thursday, January 28:

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Dining Services' Administrative Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 13th for an all-employee meeting. Admin operations will resume at 8:30 AM on Thursday, January 14th. 

Please contact us at 4-1187 with any questions or concerns.

Mark Darling is Retiring!

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 01/10/2016 

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This message is being shared on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities

 

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(Posted on behalf of our leader, Samarra Mbenga, as sent to current At Work members and those subscribed to our listserv. Meetings are open to the entire Ithaca College community; paid registration is required.) 

Back to Life. Back to Reality. Back to Routine!

I don't know about you but 2015 was one of my most challenging years. After breaking my foot in June, needing an expensive car repair on top of the expensive doctor bills, planning and saving for my mom's retirement party, stopping my personal training and watching my stomach, butt and thighs grow and grow, here I am in 2016 larger than I've been in 7 years!

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The major network maintenance planned for January 9th/10th has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in the near future.

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