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The International Center of Photography Museum in New York City hosted a presentation and readings on September 8th by Image Text Ithaca (ITI) MFA Co-Directors Nicholas Muellner (Cinema and Photography) and Catherine Taylor (Writing) along with recent ITI Fellows Lucas Blalock and Andre Bradley, whose book of photography and memoir, Dark Archives, was published recently by the Image Text Ithaca Press. 

The Longview/Ithaca College Shuttle will not be available for at least the next few days due to unexpected mechanical issues.  An Intercom notice will be posted as soon as the shuttle is back in service.

Contact: Christine Pogorzala
              IC/Longview Coordinator
              (607) 274-1051

You are invited to join the Ithaca College department of Physics & Astronomy for a talk by Dr. Steven Penn, Department of Physics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges entitled: How LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, supporting academic success, and furthering student learning on selected outcomes. The FYRE Associate plays an integral role in success of our first-year students by providing leadership for the educational and experiential initiatives within each FYRE residential cluster at Ithaca College. Each year, with the support of student staff, FYRE Associates direct the execution of four SLO Initiatives during the academic year in the area of Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability, or Social & Emotional Learning. (SLO Initiatives are events, campaigns, or other learning strategies that further students understanding of a specific learning outcome.) 

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Tuesday's "How To..." workshop printed in our Fall 2016 Calendar has been postponed until a later date.  One rescheduled, the event announcement will be posted on Intercom and cross-campus posters.

(Contributed on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)

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The Ithaca College community is invited to participate in the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship. The Center for Faculty Excellence, the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Interim Chief Diversity Officer, and the Office of International Programs and Extended Studies are collaborating to facilitate the continuation of the conversation we began last September.

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James L. Hougland of Syracuse University will present “Greasing the Wheels of Protein Function: The Chemistry and Biology of Protein Lipidation” Tuesday, September 13th @ 12:10 pm in CNS 333, Refreshments provided

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The Writing Department's Handwerker Reading Series kicks off its fall season of faculty and student readings this Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6:00pm in the Handwerker Gallery (Gannett Center).

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Is your Ithaca College laptop getting replaced under the Technology Renewal Program for Fall 2016? If so, you have a great opportunity to bring your laptop to the DIIS Laptop Fair for early replacement!

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Over the past year, members of the Ithaca College community called for new programming, training, and resources to make our campus a more inclusive and diverse environment for learning, living, and working. The Office of Public Safety was one area of focus for improving relationships and protocols. In addition to the further development of standing Public Safety practices, significant progress has been made on some initiatives that were launched to help advance these goals. Below is an update on their status.

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Ithaca College is searching for a Chief Analytics Officer to provide leadership in expanding the college’s ability to build strategy and improve performance through enhanced predictive analytical capability. 


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Visit our blog, threads@CFE. This week's post is "Student Note Taking: Laptop or Hand?" by Judith Ross-Bernstein.

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IthaQuest Scavenger Hunt

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/09/2016 

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24-hour scavenger hunt in the Ithaca community

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"Insights into Heat and Hypoxia Stress Protection from a Zebrafish Genetic Model"

September 15

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

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On Monday, September 12, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for the day.  Individuals typically parking in this lot will need to utilize other campus parking options until U-Lot re-opens for general usage at approximately 4:30 p.m.  Individuals needing to access handicapped parking within the lot can continue to enter the lot and use those spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.  

Latinx Month- Elizabeth Acevedo

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 “I think it’s really scary when you don’t see examples of yourself in something you want to do. Because, although, no one may ever say “this isn’t for you” that’s the kind of message because there’s no blueprint to follow.” (-Elizabeth Acevedo at Ithaca College)

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The deadline for winter session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at

Summer session course proposals are due November 1st.

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A question-and-answer session to discuss diversity and inclusion efforts on campus.

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