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Based on campus community feedback regarding the size and weight of the standard Dell laptop offered by ITS, we are moving to the Dell Latitude E7250 as the standard model. The E7250 is smaller and almost 2 pounds lighter, and should meet the needs of the majority of faculty and staff. Effective immediately, the Dell Latitude model E7250 will become the standard Windows laptop offered through the Technology Renewal Program, and for new purchases through the ITS Catalog in iProcurement.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders for Provost Rifkin

Dear Faculty and Staff:

On behalf of Provost Rifkin, I am pleased to invite you to a presentation by Ms. Ulrike Leibrecht, Managing Director of CEPA Europe, an organization offering customized educational programs abroad in support of faculty-led short-term programs. Ms. Leibrecht will speak on the advantages of a partnership with CEPA and on the development of academically focused faculty-led program opportunities in Europe, Asia, and Brazil. Staff who are considering the development of non-credit short-term travel programs for students are also encouraged to attend.

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Free Rock Climbing!

Contributed by Sean Reilley on 09/03/2015 

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The IC Climbing Wall is now officially free for all members of the Ithaca College Community. Climbing gear is provided, and open wall hours are available online at www.ithaca.edu/sacl/recsports/fitnesscenter/climbingwall

 

Follow the IC Fitness Center on Facebook, Twitter (@ICFitnessCenter), and Instagram (@ICFitnessCenter) for updates on climbing wall events and belay certification classes.

 

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The most recent version of Chrome, version 45, is not working with Parnassus at this time. This is likely due to security changes implemented in the latest version of Chrome.

Currently, Parnassus is only accessible through Internet Explorer on Windows, or Safari on Macs. This applies to both "self-service" and "core apps" functions of Parnassus.

ITS is investigating solutions to allow Parnassus to be accessed from other browsers.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
607-274-1000

Beginning the first week of September, Outlook Web App will offer some new features such as:

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Every Sunday there will be Mass at Muller Chapel at 1PM and 8PM put on by the Catholic Community. All are welcome to come celebrate with us!

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BOGO ALERT! Visit SubConnection between Noon and 1PM today! 

Follow us @ICDining on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and present the posted offer straight from your phone to take advantage of today's deal!

Daily Grind

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 09/02/2015 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence welcomes faculty weekdays from 8:00- 10:00 a.m. for coffee.

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Check out this month's Employee Benefits & Work/Life Brief

Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops and events:

Thursday, September 24
IRB 101 – noon – 1:00 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence – Gannett 316
Limited to first 20 registrants

Facilitated by Melinda Cozzolino, Chair of IRB and Associate Professor and Chair Graduate
Program, Occupational Therapy and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research.

After a brief introduction to IRB and the website, the focus will be on the practical steps of obtaining Ithaca College IRB approval, including:

  • Knowing whether or not you need to get IRB approval.
  • Knowing when you need to start the IRB process and how to go about it.
  • Protecting participants from coercion.

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We have encountered PDF documents that print incorrectly with fonts and sizes that are substituted or resized from the original document. This occurs when a PDF is attached after logging in to WebCRD. In these cases, the fonts are not embedded in the PDF document that has been attached but the preview will look fine. The best way to ensure that your documents print correctly is to only submit using the SurePDF driver.

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Please join us in welcoming the following Academic Advisors to the Academic Advising Center:

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Taryn Bauerle, Cornell University   

"Plant water relations, from the cell to the forest"

September 10  
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Applying to graduate school can seem like a daunting prospect, particularly if you've been out of college for awhile. There's research to be done, applications, essays, and often a standardized test to take. This webinar will walk you through the key elements of a graduate school search and provide strategies for managing them.

Join us for this free webinar co-hosted by IC's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services and presented by John Fracchia, Associate Director for Career Services, Ithaca College.  

Grad School: Do You Need It? And How to Apply
TODAY Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:00 noon   

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.  Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

 

Want to make a difference in a child’s life through Team #EndingHunger? From September 1st through October 1st, donations can be made at any of Ithaca College’s ten retail dining locations.

All funds raised will go to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program in Tompkins County. A $3.00 donation will fill a backpack with food for a child in need, but any amount is accepted. 

Will you help us end hunger today?

 

 Donate at:  

Dillingham Café

IC Square Food Court

Sub Connection

Sandella’s Café

Grand Central Café

Café @ the Park School

CHS Coffee Cart

Café @ the Business School

Library Café

Circles Market

Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, September 3, to hear exhibiting artist Angela Ellsworth speak about her work currently on view in the exhibition, STARTING FROM SCRATCH. Her talk will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a short Q&A.

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Are you concerned about a student?  Introducing the ICare Team and ICare Report for Students in Distress.

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration

It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Mr. Robert Cree will be resigning his position as Associate Vice President for Finance and Supply Management to become the Chief Financial Officer at Wells College in Aurora, New York. Robert’s last day at Ithaca College will be September 18.

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Please join us Friday September 4th for a special exhibit opening to welcome back students and celebrate the debut of a new body of artwork in the Art Department's downtown gallery.

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Please read about an insurance program that is offered to Ithaca College students and employees. This annual insurance policy covers personal property worldwide. The College does not benefit in any way from this program. However, it is an attractive option, including a low insurance deductible, if you are seeking coverage for your personal belongings, such as computer, mobile devices, items at home, etc. For more detail, please view http://ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/property/personal_property/.

 

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