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Submitted on behalf of Vivian Lorenzo, Medical Services Director, and Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost for International Studies.

In response to the ongoing developments regarding the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and the three confirmed cases in the United States, we are writing to provide you with information specific to the Ithaca College community.

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management has developed a web page regarding the status of the American flags flown on campus.

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You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The survey is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

 7pm, Saturday October 25th, First Presbyterian Church (315 N. Cayuga, next to Dewitt Park). FREE!

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 Wed. Oct. 22nd @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Josh Swiller, LMSW, BCT, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist & Zen Monk talks about unwinding unhealthy patterns that may manifest in our physical or emotional states using BCT approaches as well as principles of meditation.

 

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THATCamp (thatcamp.org) is an open, informal, inexpensive meeting where people interested in the humanities and sciences will learn and build together in collaborative, informal workshops and short sessions.

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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This survey is an attempt to gauge Ithaca College's awareness of food insecurity issues in our community.  It is open to faculty, staff, and students of Ithaca College.

Please take just a few minutes to answer this short survey.  

If you’re interested in finding out more about how to find inexpensive or free food to supplement you or your friend’s budgets, check out this document. 

 

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is almost over. The final videos highlighting different historical figures will air on the LGBT Center website in the coming days. Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day during October.

This week’s highlighted historical figures are:


 

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Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format.

Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system

Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.

Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it! 

This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it. It's perfect for the winter session, and for the chance to get 3 credits toward your graduation requirements.

For questions, please email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu.

The Office of Civic Engagement will support up to five faculty to participate in the Global Service-Learning Institute, November 5-7 at Stella Maris Retreat Center in Skaneateles, NY. If you currently use service-learning pedagogy in an international setting, or you are considering it, this institute offers a unique opportunity to develop effective strategies and vet them through a peer review process.

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The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts will present "Intimate Apparel", by Lynn Nottage. This production will be directed by Cynthia Henderson and presented in the Earl McCarroll Studio in Dillingham Center.

Tickets for "Intimate Apparel" are free, but reservations are required.

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Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

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Katalin Lustyik, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, has been invited to deliver a presentation at the Transnational Children's Television and Audiences Symposium organized by the Arab Media Centre of the Communication and Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, London, UK, on October 24, 2014.

Her presentation, "Hungarian and Eastern European Children's Media in a Regional and Transnational Context," is part of a panel and debate session focused on "Children’s Experiences of Digital Media: Breakthroughs and Setbacks."

Five psychology faculty authored and presented their work at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC in a series of poster, workshop, and symposium presentations.

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John Scott’s film “In the Waiting Room” was one of twenty-nine films in competition at the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin last weekend. The festival selected twenty-nine movies from over 770 submissions from 70 countries to be in the competition screenings. 

“In the Waiting Room” is Scott’s adaptation of an Elizabeth Bishop poem of the same name and is designed to be integrated into a larger documentary project that focuses on the life and work of the poet.

Scott is an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
 

Junos Pulse for Windows is now available as a replacement for Juniper Network Connect (commonly used for remote access to the Mentor file server). Junos Pulse offers several improvements over Network Connect:

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As a member of NERCOMP (NorthEast Regional Computing Program), all Ithaca College administration, faculty, staff and students are invited to submit proposals for the April 2015 annual conference.   The deadline for proposals has been extended to this Wednesday, October 22, 12:00pm ET.

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The research examined the relationship between young athlete and parent achievement motivation on precompetitive anxiety. Results indicated that a parents’ definitions of competence held for the child was related to their young athlete's
precompetitive anxiety and vice-versa. More information can be found by clicking the link below.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10413200.2014.970717?queryID=%24{resultBean.queryID}#.VEUcbCjQqSo

Grab your fedoras & boas and join us on Tuesday, November 4th from 10m to 3pm in Emerson Suites.  In addition to our existing benefit partners, such as Aetna, TIAA-CREF, Liberty Mutual, and eni, this will be your first opportunity to meet our new benefit vendors, The Hartford and Delta Dental.   It’s bound to be a roaring good time with games, give aways, and a feast of yummy eats provided by Sodexo Dining Services.

Benefit Eligible Faculty and Staff Only Please.  Present your College ID for admittance this fete’.

 

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