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Dr. Janet Galván conducted the New York All State Women’s Chorus at the annual New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, New York.

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Thank you on behalf of the search committee for the Vice President of Human Resources to those of you who participated in meetings and open presentations for the two candidates who came to campus. The committee will be meeting next Tuesday to discuss feedback and recommendations for Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle. If you have attended any of the meetings with our candidates but have not yet completed the online feedback form, we encourage you to do so before Monday afternoon so that the committee can include your feedback.


The online feedback survey is available via

2016 Employee Permits

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 12/11/2015 

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Employee permits for 2016 will be available to order online beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15, 2016. You may order your new parking permit online at

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.



Parking Services

Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management


 Media enjoyment as a function of control over characters

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See Student vs., an original performance about IC student concerns, at 2:15 on Friday, December 11th in Klingenstein Lounge.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Faculty-in-Residence program in the academic year, 2016-2017.  The program will bring together faculty members who have proposed a program of study, reflection, planning, and action related to some aspect of faculty excellence and development.  Successful proposals will link faculty interests to Ithaca College initiatives and have a potential impact beyond the faculty member’s own discipline or department.  

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Monday, December 14, 2015 12:00- 1:00 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Randy Devett-McKeon, Academic Advising Center

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Stress: Its Nature and Management (3 credits) offered online during the winter intersession (January 11-22).  

All of us experience stress.  Learn about the nature of stress and how to manage it so you can achieve your optimum potential.  This course offers a personalized learning experience, with discussion, workbook activities, and projects focusing on understanding stress and making it stress work for you. 

Attributes:  ICC - Social Sciences, Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts
3 credits.  HLTH 22700-01 CRN 30050.

For more information contact Deborah Wuest at

2016 MLK Celebration

Contributed by RahK Lash on 12/11/2015 

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Every January, the Ithaca College community celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of programs sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs.

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While many of us are coming back with full bellies from Thanksgiving, families across the Southern Tier still go hungry every day. Our “Season’s Eatings!” Food and Fund Drive is in full swing, so now’s your chance to help feed those in need!


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Dillingham Café will be closed Friday, December 11th, for a special event. Grab & Go offerings will still be available at Library Café and Terrace Dining Hall.

Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle, IC United Way Campaign Chair

Next week Ithaca College will kick-off its United Way Campaign. Please be on the lookout for the announcement in Intercom and an email containing information about accessing the online donation system, as well as options for obtaining hard copy pledge forms.

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Nominations for the Izzy Award for calendar year 2015 are now open. The annual honor for outstanding achievement in independent media, named after legendary journalist I. F. “Izzy” Stone, is a project of the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM).

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Dr. Matt Mogekwu, chair of the Journalism department, was a Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Post-graduate Students’ Research on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Southern and Eastern Africa - Positioning African Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production in the Global Conjectures.

The conference took place in Durban, South Africa from November 20 -21, 2015. The focus of his presentation was communication strategies for spreading such knowledge.

Debaters travel to Russia

Contributed by Scott Thomson on 12/10/2015 

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 Ithaca College debaters Charlie Vaca (Accounting, 17) and Jose Escano (Legal Studies, 16)  traveled to the Russian Federation on the weekend of Dec 5 and 6 to compete in the 2015 Moscow Open Debate Tournament held by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.  The tournament was attended by students from all over the world from Indonesia to Switzerland.  Ithaca College was the only entry from the United States and finished 23rd out of the 37 teams entered.


LUNCHEON SPECIAL: A Photography Exhibition
113 N Aurora St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Thursday, December 10th at 6pm - opening reception


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The search committee for the next dean of our School of Humanities and Sciences thanks those who have participated in the numerous meetings and open presentations for our four candidates.  We are meeting on December 11 to compile feedback and present our recommendations to Provost Rifkin - and if you have attended any of these meetings, we encourage you to share your thoughts.

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The holiday season is the perfect time to experience the best that Broadway has to offer! Discover brand new hit shows and some fantastic favorites - and with PlumBenefits, you're guaranteed to have fun and save money! There's so much to enjoy — look for great deals on One World ObservatoryMadame TussaudsCircle Line Sightseeing Cruises, or hop on board Big Bus New York

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Arhlene A. Flowers, associate professor of Integrated Marketing Communications, announces the publication of her new book, Global Writing for Public Relations: Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide, which was released this month by Routledge, a global publisher of academic books, journals, and online resources in the humanities and social sciences.

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Dr. Donathan Brown, assistant professor of Communication Studies and former H&S diversity fellow, has been asked to deliver another keynote address abroad, this time in Bangkok, Thailand.  The address, titled "The Global Diversity Crisis: Challenges and Expectations, will be given at the Third International Conference on Language, Literature, and Society.   

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