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Early Arrival Requests for those students who did not live on campus during the Fall semester but are required to check in to their Spring housing assignment prior to the published Spring semester check-in date must receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to arrive early. Students without written authorization found in a residence hall or who make an attempt to check-in early are subject to a $100.00 unauthorized presence fee. The earliest date you can request is the Wednesday prior to the published residence hall opening date for the Spring semester.

Students who had an on-campus Fall assignment and would like to return to campus prior to the official Spring semester opening can return to their Fall assignment as early as January 4th, 2015 as part of our Break Housing options. They do not need to submit an Early Arrival Request form.

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"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."
~ Dalai Lama

You have one more week to use the power of "Thank You" this month! Remember, the coupon redemption process will end at the close of business on Friday, December 12, 2014. This timeframe will not be extended.

Please return any unused or unwanted appreciation cards to the Office of Human Resources to be recycled.

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On Wednesday, December 10th at 11:15 am, members of U.S. Social Activist Theatre and Performance: History and Praxis (THEA 19600) will perform their original devised piece, IC Unseen in Emerson Suites A. 

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 (An excerpt from a message sent from our leader, Samarra Mbenga, to current At Work members and those subscribed to our listserv)

“Mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 9th for our new exciting launch. Every year Weight Watchers gives us more tools to continue to keep us invigorated and inspired. They have done it again. You don't want to miss this launch! If you've been away, you want to return! No better time to get restarted or reinvigorated than during the holidays.”

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On November 21st, Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry, attended the 94th NCSS Annual Conference in beautiful and historic Boston, Massachusetts. The NCSS Conference is the world’s largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference. The event allowed people to gain new ideas, resources, and skills while being engaging and exploring rich and varied learning opportunities. More than 3,000 people across the United States and the world attended the conference to share the most current knowledge, ideas, expertise and research in social studies education.  

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We will be holding our annual Customer Appreciation Sale on December 9th and 10th.

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Please join us on Friday, December 12, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. , in the second floor atrium of the School of Business for a farewell reception for Dr. Michael McCall and Dr. Granger Macy.

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The Office of Human Resources is pleased to once again offer Engaging Professionals at Ithaca College (EPIC), a competency-based certificate program for administrative office professionals.

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Employee permits for 2015 will be available to order online beginning Monday, December 8, 2014.

Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15, 2015. You may order your new parking permit online at https://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

Center for Public Safety and General Services

Farm Pond Road

Ithaca New York 14850

607-274-3756

parking@ithaca.edu

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

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, December 10th.

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In today’s world, data is highly accessible and immediate. While we hail knowledge – what do we know about the history of our own family and why is it that vital to our existence - identity?    

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CANCELED!! - DUE TO RAIN SNOW CLOUDS POOR VISIBILTY - Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory CANCELED!! December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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Leadership Weekend applications are now being accepted. All First-Year Students are welcome to apply! 

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December 10 & 11
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend and learn about the research that they have conducted this semester. 

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at npierce@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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On November 26 Dr. Paul De Luca presented a seminar of his research documenting arthropod diversity at The Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, on Eleuthera Island, in The Bahamas. Dr. De Luca was invited to present his findings as part of the Fall 2014 Levy Preserve Lecture Series. He has been working at The Levy Preserve since 2012 at the request of The Bahamas National Trust which oversees the management of the national park system in The Bahamas. In the 2 years since he has been working there he has identified over 300 species of arthropods, including the recent discovery of a new species of katydid which he is currently describing in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Toronto.

Dear faculty members,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 - Friday, December 19. Please refer to the “Fall 2014 Final Exam Schedule” featured document on the Office of the Registrar website at http://www.ithaca.edu/registrar/docs/Finalexam/finalexamsf14.pdf for exam dates and times.

You will have access to your final grade rosters in HomerConnect beginning on December 15. Please note the later deadline date for submission of fall grades: all final grades are due by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. The deadline has been extended on a trial basis for this fall semester only.

Faculty members who have not successfully submitted all of their final grades by the December 30, 12:00 noon deadline will receive a Homer system-generated e-mail with the list of missing final grades.

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Dear faculty members,

The fall 2014 final exam period is Monday, December 15 - Friday, December 19. Please refer to the “Fall 2014 Final Exam Schedule” featured document on the Office of the Registrar website at http://www.ithaca.edu/registrar/docs/Finalexam/finalexamsf14.pdf for exam dates and times.

You will have access to your final grade rosters in HomerConnect beginning on December 15. Please note the later deadline date for submission of fall grades: all final grades are due by Tuesday, December 30 at 12:00 noon. The deadline has been extended on a trial basis for this fall semester only.

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Janice Elich Monroe presented a session entitled, BREATH Pathway to Personal and Professional Success: An exploration and Application of Mindfulfulness and Relaxation Techniques utilizing Multi-Sensory Environments at the International Snoozelen an Multi-sensory Environments XII World Conference in Hameenlinna, Finland on October 31, 2014.

Monroe was instrumental in planning the conference as an English reader, manuscript reviewer for the E-Journal and published an article by the same title in the journal. The conference included trip to a variety of treatment facilities for individuals with disabling conditions that specialized in providing multi-sensory environments.

Faculty, graduate students, and alumni from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the ASHA Convention November 20-22. With over 12,000 attendees, the Annual Convention is the prime professional development event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

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The Caring and Sharing Committee's Holiday Drive is in full swing and there is a tag waiting for you on the giving tree!

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