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The Spring semester will be here before we know it! To plan ahead, below is information for students, staff, and faculty who may be considering break housing and early arrival options for the Spring 2017 semester.

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And the Winners are...

Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/15/2016 

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We're excited to announce the winners of the Employee Benefits & Work/Life November Re-enrollment Raffles... 

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Renowned composer Karel Husa dies, Wednesday, 14 December

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How to Manage Your Passwords

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 12/15/2016 

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The number of passwords we need to use in our daily lives continues to grow and when coupled with shifting password length and complexity requirements it becomes very hard to keep them all straight. Thankfully, there are strategies that can help you manage all your passwords and help you remain safe online. Here, we will explore the world of password managers.

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   Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for Spring 2017. 

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 The Office of the Provost & VPEA has extended the deadline for making nominations for honorary degrees until January 27, 2017.

Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

·        nominee’s name and contact information

·        an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

The criteria are:

1.     The nominee possesses a record of outstanding personal/public achievement, community services, philanthropic endeavors and interest in education and/or humanitarian programs.

2.     The nominee is known for outstanding scholarly contributions and/or demonstration of some other significant service of benefit to humanity or Ithaca College.

 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for Spring 2017. 

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The United States Postal Service is performing a total postal sales equipment replacement in this location. Therefore sales of stamps and postage will not be available until this upgrade is complete.

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Timecards Due Early

Contributed by Donna Veres on 12/14/2016 

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Due to the College's holiday break, timecards for the pay period December 12-December 25, must be submitted and approved by 10 a.m. on Monday, December 19th. Any timecards not submitted and approved by this date may not be processed in time for payment on Friday, December 30.

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI) CRN# 30030 focuses on how the seduction of new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways.

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The Petition to Transfer credit is the newest addition to IC Workflow. Students may now request permission to take courses elsewhere in one easy online form.

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Do you know someone in your family or in your neighborhood who would enjoy some challenging temporary work and some extra cash?

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Alluvian is now accepting submissions for our WINTER 2017 issue -- Cohesion: Bugs, Soil, and Fungus! 

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 Seasons Eatings, everyone! Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life this Holiday Season? From December 1st through 16th, donations can be made at any of our ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program to feed children in Tompkins County. When children from food insecure homes are not in school, often times, they aren't able to eat 3 meals per day. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, helping to bridge the gap over weekends and school breaks. 

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Please note that Terrace Dining Hall will close at 2:00 PM TODAY for the semester. Towers Dining Hall will host Late Night tonight only from 8 PM-12 Midnight. 

There will be no Late Night service on Thursday, 12/15, or Friday, 12/16. 

CLICK HERE for a complete list of Dining Services' Finals Week and Winter Break Hours of Operation.

Best of luck on your finals and have a wonderful Winter Break!

Over the fall semester a number of staff from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) have actively participated and contributed thought leadership for many regional and national professional organizations, program committees and conferences.

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 ITHACA, N.Y. – Ithaca College Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports, Susan Bassett '79, announced that Dan Swanstrom has been named the 10th head coach for the prestigious football program on South Hill. Swanstrom will begin his appointment at IC on January 3, 2017.

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Scott Stull, Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department, presented at the Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology Conference at Colonial Williamsburg, in Williamsburg, Virginia, on November 18, 2016. His paper was titled, "Experimental Archaeology as Participant Observation: A Perspective from Medieval Food."

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The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 160 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad. 

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"I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks."
William Shakespeare 

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