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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, December 4 for the final Faculty Colloquium for the fall semester.

Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor in the Department of Politics will be presenting "A Sharing:  Against Disciplining/For Imagining."

Dr. Eisenstein has been a professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York for the past 35 years and is now “Distinguished Scholar in Residence there. She now writes regularly for Al Jazeera. Throughout her career her books have tracked the rise of neoliberalism both within the U.S. and across the globe. She has documented the demise of liberal democracy and scrutinized the growth of imperial and militarist globalization. 

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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Save December 4 on your calendar to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled next Thursday.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.


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The Roy H. Park School of Communications presents IC Mad Men Day on Monday, December 1, 2014. Events include a panel, meet and greet session, and classroom visits. The events open to the public are:

Panel: An Insider’s View of Marketing, Media, Agencies, and Creativity
2:00 p.m.
Park Hall Auditorium

Panelists include:

Jason DeLand ’98
Founding Partner

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today. Whose dream is it anyway?

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 Sunday November 30 the Catholic Community at Muller Chapel will only be hosting our 8PM Mass. There will be no 1PM Mass at Muller Chapel on Sunday November 30

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Please join Ithaca College Books Thru Bars club on Monday, December 8, in Friends 207 at 7 p.m. for a special event with Keri Blakinger. Blankinger has rehabilitated back into the society after pledged guilty to heroin charge in December 2010 during her senior semester at Cornell University. She will be sharing her experiences with sobriety, higher education, addiction, and the criminal justice system. You can visit her personal website at This event is free and open to the public.


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All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled for Thursday, December 4, to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

Yesterday during its annual meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) announced the appointment of Ithaca College School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack to the Commission on Accreditation.

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ACE is an Ithaca College portal that provides access to Parnassus, Argus, Homer, IC Workflow and Advance. The ACE portal uses an older security protocol called SSL 3.0. Web browsers have begun to block SSL 3.0, which will prevent access to the ACE page for Ithaca College users as follows:

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the week of 11/24:

  • Mon. 11/24 - Wed. 11/26: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/27 - Sat. 11/29: Closed
  • Sun. 11/30: 12pm - 5pm

Regular hours will resume on Monday, December 1 at 10:00am. Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit

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IC Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance (ASAA) kicked off National Adoption Month by hosting event called Superheroes and Adoption. This event promoted discussion around many of famous superheroes who were adopted like Superman, Spiderman, Hercules and more. Congrats to ASAA on their successful event!

Two weeks ago, members of the Ithaca College community made more than 140 “Sunny Grams” at IC Project Sunshine’s first independent event. 

IC Project Sunshine is part of a national nonprofit organization that provides free education, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. The local organization meets weekly to knit and crochet frequently requested items, such as hats, blankets, and booties, which are sent to the national organization and are then distributed to pediatric medical facilities.

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 See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break? Click here to order meals!

Questions? Let us know! 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!



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On Friday, November 21st, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director of Project Look Sharp presented at the National Council for Teachers of English annual conference in Washington, DC. 

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 With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a good time to be mindful of how you can save energy in your office, even when you’re not there.  It’s easy, helps Ithaca College save energy and money, and gets us closer to our commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.  Here’s what we all can do.


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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and well-being goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!

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Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!

When: Every Tuesday

Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
12:15pm - 1:00pm


With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.

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Ithaca College and the New York Student Film Network will host series of workshops, panels, and guest presentations on Saturday, December 6.

This summit will give students access to local filmmakers and to workshops not normally covered in traditional film and television courses, and is supported by the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.

Sessions include:
• Acting with The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca
• The Winner's Circle, panel of local award-winning filmmakers
• Producer’s Panel (professionals who work in news, web production, sports, film and advertising)
• Canon DSLR Presentation
• Production Design
• Networking (in person and online)
• and more

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Jana Waller, Clinical Instructor/Fieldwork Coordinator/Assistant Chair in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Laura Kuo, Health Sciences Librarian, presented at the 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, being held November 20-22, 2014, in Orlando, FL. 

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