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We’re at a crossroads in the area of civility and conduct within higher education. Our expert presenter, Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, will provide strategies for training your professional and para-professional staff so you can best meet their needs, as well as the needs of your diverse student body. You’ll be able to educate on what constitutes racist speech and action, respond to incidents swiftly and effectively when they do occur, and build a community based on civility and trust.

How do we train professional and para-professional staff to engage and respond to issues of diversity and inclusion, in a time when race relations are so charged on campus? This question continues to plague many campus professionals, as they seek to encourage respectful dialogue and engagement. Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington will share his insights and expertise during this webinar.

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Friday, January 22, 2016 | 9:00 AM

A course site in Sakai is a great way to share information, assignments, grades, and resources with your students. This 20-minute webinar will demonstrate the process of creating a course site from start to finish. We will briefly introduce the available tools and site settings to help you get started. No prior Sakai experience is required.

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This webinar will help you understand how signals from body language, tone of voice, etc. can have significant positive or negative impacts on how your messages are perceived. Also, learn tips for monitoring and aligning your micro-messages to convey what you wish to communicate to others.

Presented by Dr. Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity and Inclusion, and Lecturer in the Education Department at Wellesley College.   
Participation Outcomes:
• To understand how signals from body language, tone of voice, etc. can have significant positive or negative impacts on how your messages are perceived.
• Tips for monitoring and aligning your micro-messages to convey what you wish to communicate to others.
• Strategies for using micro-messages to support your institution’s equity and inclusion goals. 

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Announcing the Diversity Webinar Series schedule for spring of 2016. This webinar series is sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. This is an opportunity to learn in a community setting and build competencies in the topic of diversity and inclusion. Below are the topics, dates, times and locations, which are all subject to change. Formal announcement of each event will be made individually via Intercom, this will include instructions on how to rsvp, which is required for attendance.

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Welcome to Teladoc!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/19/2016 

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Teladoc gives you 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through phone or video consults. It does not replace your primary care physician but is an affordable option for quality care. Get started today!

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Roll Up Your Sleeves!

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Every two seconds, someone needs blood.

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Stephen Younger, Economics, will be presenting his paper "Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania" at the Kilimanjaro Hotel, Dar es Salaam, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The paper examines the effects of fiscal policy on poverty and inequality in Tanzania.

Jennifer Tennant, Economics, published "Trends in Disability and Program Participation Among US Veterans" with Y. Ben-Shalom and D. Stapleton, in Disability and Health Journal. http://www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(16)00002-9/abstract

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 3:15 - 3:35 p.m.
How do you plan for the first day of class or the first minutes of each class? Too many choices emerge, what to do now or what to do later? This webinar session examines why and how to set first day/minutes of class activity priorities. 

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Unfortunately this event has been postponed due to illness. If we are able to reschedule, we will post an updated announcement on Intercom.

The division of Institutional Advancement and Communication invites the members of the campus community to join us in giving our best wishes to Craig Evans '84 as he leaves to become the next Vice President for Advancement at Wells College.

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The search committee for the position of Registrar at Ithaca College is hosting two candidates for campus visits at the start of the semester. The search committee encourages wide campus participation and feedback in this selection process, so please mark your calendars for these open presentations and Q&A sessions. 

Dates: Tuesday, January 26 and Friday February 5

Time: 1:10pm - 2pm

Location: Textor 103

Resumes for the two candidates can be found online, along with links to a feedback form that we ask you to complete after attending the session, at this link: 
http://www.ithaca.edu/wpm_preview/site/candidate-cvs/docs/registrar/levine.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Noel Wheeler at nwheeler@ithaca.edu, 274-3837.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Thursday, January 28 from 12:10 – 1:00 pm in Clark Lounge (Campus Center)

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Gossa Tsegaye, Assistant Professor of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, conducted a two-day workshop at Mekelle Univerisity in Ethiopia over winter break. 

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Welcome back and Happy New Year! We've come up with several delicious offerings in the Food Court his year and we hope that you enjoy them!

Let us know how we're doing! Your feedback means the world to us. Do you want to let us know in 140 characters or less? Find us on Twitter! We're also on other social media platforms! Follow us to stay up to date on what's happening with us this semester. We're @ICDining on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. 

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The Academic Workflow Implementation Group is pleased to announce that the Course Waiver Substitution Request form is now part of IC Workflow.

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Posted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson, Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dear campus community,

As the 2016 spring semester begins and we celebrate the Martin Luther King holiday, it offers us a prime opportunity for reflection, renewal, and action. It enables us to think about the current social and racial issues we face and how we can come together to improve relationships.  It also provides a time to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. His contributions continue to inspire our work and offer us the opportunity to build upon the civil and human rights work he dedicated his life to and gave his life for.

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Ithaca College volleyball coach Janet Donovan has resigned from her head coaching position, Ithaca College director of athletics Susan Bassett announced on January 15, 2016.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is hosting a candidate for the position of Director of Architecture and Infrastructure on campus this Wednesday, 1/20/16.

 

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Improve your public speaking and communication skills with the Ithaca College Toastmasters International Club.  

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Please mark your calendars for the All College Meeting that will be held Thursday, January 21, from 9:00 to 11:45a.m. in the Emerson Suites of the Campus Center.

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