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 Please help us welcome an outstanding group of diversity scholars to the College TODAY at the noon hour in Business 206.  The 2015-16 scholars include 4 dissertation fellows, 2 from H&S and 2 from HS&HP, as well as Ithaca College's first post doctoral fellow, part of the Biology Department.

The research and teaching interests of these scholars is remarkably diverse, yet they all share a common commitment to advancing the discussion of diversity itself, both at the College and in their chosen disciplines.

 

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Join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 for the Annual Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair.

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IC Students for Labor Action, a student organization, recently received national attention for a photo essay depicting the struggles of part-time and contingent faculty members.

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With Halloween approaching, IC wishes you a happy Halloween night and weekend!  Each year, we like to share with the campus community some thoughts on how to keep your Halloween safe and enjoyable. 

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Hélène Larin, PT, PhD, a member of the IC Tots on Bots research team, presented "Effect of Robotic Self-initiated Mobility Experience on Cognition in Pre-crawling Infants: Preliminary Findings."

 

We are looking for infants who will soon turn 5 months, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees, and are developing typically.  

 

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Arhlene A. Flowers, associate professor in Integrated Marketing Communications, and Yvette Sterbenk, assistant professor in Communication Management and Design, published “Winter, You Win: Ithaca Convention and Visitors Bureau ‘Surrenders’ to Key West with an Unconventional Campaign that Goes Viral” in Case Studies in Strategic Communication (CSSC). CSSC is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of strategic communication through the case study form. Both Flowers and Sterbenk are in the Department of Strategic Communication housed in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

 

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Inada M, *Nichols RJ, Parsa JY, Homer CM, *Benn RA, *Hoxie RS, Madhani HD, Shuman S, Schwer B, Pleiss JA. Phospho-site mutants of the RNA Polymerase II C-terminal domain alter subtelomeric gene expression and chromatin modification state in fission yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jul 8. pii: gkw603. [Epub ahead of print]

* IC undergraduates

Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee presents “Referring a Student in Distress”, October 25th at 12:10 pm in Taughannock Falls Campus Center. 

The Ithaca College Awareness, Response and Education (ICARE) is a referral process which deals with concerns regarding the well-being of individual students and the safety of the campus community.  Case Manager, Christina McMahon of Students Affairs/Campus Life will present information about the steps that take place after a report is filed.  Representatives from other campus offices will also explain how they support and assist our students during the referral process.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25th at 12:10  pm – 1:05 pm in the Taughannock Falls Campus Center.

Feel free to bring your lunch, light refreshments will be provided.  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jean Celeste-Astorina atjastorina@ithaca.edu.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

New hire sessions will continue to be held every other Monday morning through November 28, 2016.  There will be no new hire session the week of December 12, 2016.

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Colleagues,
You are invited to attend an important lunch on Monday, October 24th at 11:30 am in the Emerson Suites to welcome to campus 15 FLEFF Diversity Scholars.  This represents an opportunity for you to help Ithaca College in its recruitment efforts to become more diverse and inclusive.

The Diversity Scholars are graduate students who have expressed an interest in exploring Ithaca College's artistic and intellectual environment. The Diversity Scholars will attend the World Music Festival Concert on Sunday night, October 23 and three Research Forums on October 24th. The 11:30 am lunch will feature Raza Rumi, Ithaca City of Asylum Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, as the keynote speaker. 

 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to bring their personal computers to the fixIT shop for a free five-minute computer check-up! The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during fall break:

  • Wed. 10/12, 10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Thur. 10/13, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Fri. 10/14, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Sat. 10/15, Closed
  • Sun. 10/16, 12:00pm – 7:00pm

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours over Fall Break.  Our official hours of operation will be:

Wednesday 10/12 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/13 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/14 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/15 - Closed

Sunday 10/16 - Closed

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/17.

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The Majors & Minors Fair will be in Emerson Suites, this Wednesday 10/5, from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

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MounTimPossible Meetup

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(Posted on behalf of Tim Conners '17)

Come hang with Tim Conners and learn about his project to tackle Kilimanjaro in 2017, and meet the rest of the climb team! 6:30pm in Job Hall, room 160. Bring friends!

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Scholar in Residence, Honors Program, Raza Rumi will speak and moderate a #ProtectJournalists panel discussion at UN Headquarters on Sept 16, ahead of United Nations General Assembly.

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