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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that both Muller Faculty Center and Cerrache Center have now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and are complete. Faculty, Staff and Students using those buildings should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

The completion of these two buildings now marks the completion of the entire academic priority buildings.  We've run miles of cable and well over a thousand Access Points (APs) to provide reliable service to our campus community. The next steps are to get our student centered areas as well as our administrative buildings.  

A map of the work and a current schedule of buildings is available online:
https://www.ithaca.edu/its/services/wireless/campusproject2014/schedule/

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More than 650 chemistry professionals and students from academia and industry participated in this event.   Those included representatives from large research institutions (such as Cornell, Yale & Princeton) and smaller graduate and undergraduate schools (Bucknell, the College of New Jersey & SUNY Brockport) as well as companies (Johnson and Johnson, Advion, etc.), from NY, NJ, PA, Vermont, Washington DC, MA and other states in NE area, and extended to the participants as far as California, Colorado, Chicago, North Carolina, Florida and Canada.

 

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 Provost Benjamin (Ben) Rifkin will be hosting “Brown Bag Lunch with the Provost”, once a month (July, 2015 through May, 2016) for a small group—6 individuals plus the Provost.  Ben would like an opportunity, in a small setting, to meet and hear from faculty and staff in Educational Affairs, and to share some thoughts/vision of the future in our division.

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Georg Stary, Andrew Olive, Aleksandar F. Radovic-Moreno, David Gondek, David Alvarez, Pamela A. Basto, Mario Perro, Vladimir D. Vrbanac, Andrew M. Tager, Jinjun Shi, Jeremy A. Yethon, Omid C. Farokhzad, Robert Langer, Michael N. Starnbach, Ulrich H. von Andrian. (2015). A mucosal vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis generates two waves of protective memory T cells. Science (348) 6241. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8205.

 

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 Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

This Thursday, Ithaca High School will be hosting their annual Graduation Ceremony in the A&E Center - Glazer Arena.  Approximately 2,650 guests will be in attendance to celebrate with these soon-to-be graduates.  This is an important day for these students, and Ithaca College is extremely pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate with them.

The Ithaca College Alumni Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Ithaca College alumni awards.

Members of the campus community and their guests are cordially invited to celebrate this year's award winners at the Alumni Association Recognition Dinner during this year's Alumni Weekend on the evening of Saturday, September 26, 2015. Online registration is now open at alumni.ithaca.edu/alumniweekend through September 13.

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Bri Alderman and Lisa Searle, from the Office of Admission, and two Secondary School Advisory Board Members presented at the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling Annual Conference at Utica College earlier this month.

 

 

 

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Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an article “Are Women Less Career Centric Than Men? Structure, Culture and Career Investments” in the journal Community, Work and Family.  Co-authors of the study are Natalia Sarkisian (Boston College), Christina Matz-Costa (Boston College) and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes (Boston College). 

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School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack was featured as a guest artist at the Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival held in Juneau last week.

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Timecards Due Early

Contributed by Donna Veres on 06/23/2015 

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Because of the College holiday on Friday, July 3, biweekly paychecks and direct deposits will be paid on Thursday, July 2.  All timecards for the pay period June 15-June 28 must be submitted and approved by noon on Monday, June 29th.  Any timecard not approved by this deadline will NOT be paid until the following pay date on Friday, July 17. 

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Landscapes of Memory and Impunity: The Aftermath of the AMIA Bombing in Jewish Argentina chronicles the aftermath of the most significant terrorist attack in Argentina’s history—the 1994 AMIA bombing that killed eighty-five people, wounded hundreds, and destroyed the primary Jewish mutual aid society. 

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Posted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, Leader of Weight Watchers at Work at Ithaca College. I am so sorry but I have to cancel the meeting tomorrow. [I]f you can, please try to make it to a meeting this week to do your vision boards. Have a good week. Happy meditations and happy thoughts!  --  Samarra Mbenga  --  Weight Watchers Certified Personal Coach; Featured in Weight Watchers "Weekly" (12-21-14) distributed Nationally; Weight Watchers Diamond Leader Award; Weight Watchers Jean Nidetch Leader of the Year Award;  --  What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think."  by Dr. Patrick Gentempo

The purpose of this one-day workshop is to enable participants to understand and more fully utilize their own Emotional Intelligence in their interactions and relationships at work and at home.

 

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LOCALLY SOURCED
June 20- August 16, 2015
Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University
Opening Reception, Friday, June 26, 5-7 p.m.
Free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible.

Locally Sourced is a curated show of work by artists who are based in and around Ithaca: Mara Baldwin, Joshua Bonnetta, Leslie Brack, Gail Fitzgerald, Matt Glaysher, Jeremy Holmes, Ron Jude, Nicholas Muellner, Ann Reichlin, Michael Robinson, and Melissa Zarem. Mara Baldwin works at Ithaca College as the director of the Handwerker Gallery.  Joshua Bonnetta, Nicholas Muellner, and Ron Jude are faculty members in the Roy Parks School of Communication.  Michael Robinson '03 is an IC alumni whose work was exhibited on campus at the Handwerker Gallery in October 2014. Melissa Zarem is a locally-based artist whose work was featured in a three-person exhibition at the Handwerker Gallery in March/April 2013.

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Join us in celebrating the 7th Annual Employee Wellbeing Month! Check out the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page for Wellbeing Tips and other great resources! We’ll also be posting weekly Intercoms with even more wonderful wellness information. 

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is pleased to announce the reintroduction of the R.A.D. self-defense program for women at Ithaca College.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) will be replacing McAfee VirusScan Enterprise with Microsoft's System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) as the standard anti-virus/malware application for College Windows computers. Macs will switch to SCEP as part of a separate, future effort.

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 Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

 

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) and the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), presented “Eureka: Making Connections for the New STEM Elite with Education for a Global Leadership” during the Inaugural NCORE Poster Session on May 28th. 

Dr. Kittrell’s presentation explored the development of strategically planned support services for connecting with historically underrepresented college students completing undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Ithaca College.  Through both C-STEM and HEOP programs, students receive intrusive counseling, mentoring, and coaching.

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