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BAE Systems, Inc. will interview students on-campus for its Financial Leadership Development Program (NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCT. 20).  Seniors and graduate students majoring in accounting, business administration or economics are invited to attend an information session and/or to apply for on-campus interviews.

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Do you desire to chart your own course in life, to be “autonomous”?  Many people claim they do, but our actions suggest that humans more strongly desire “to fit in” with those around them. This lecture will consider these clashing human desires from the standpoint of evolutionary theory, and explore whether future technology can transform this clash, perhaps by transforming the very structure of human interaction.

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Ithaca College Information Technology Services is proud to announce that the Whalen Center for Music is the second building to reach completed status for the 2014 Campus Wi-Fi Project.  

After a successful testing phase we are confident that the Wi-Fi network is working well and is delivering a strong, reliable wireless connection.

The project is moving on and Williams Hall is next on the list.  You can check to see the project status of any building listed on our schedule website:  https://www.ithaca.edu/its/services/wireless/campusproject2014/schedule/

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Are there computers or printers in your area scheduled for replacement this spring under the Technology Renewal Program?

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John Krout, professor emeritus in gerontology and the founding director of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, has co-edited a new text, Aging in Rural Places: Programs, Policies, and Professional Practice, published by Springer last month. Other co-editors are Kristina Hash Ph.D., MSW, and Elaine Jurkowski MSW.

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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 annual conference.  The deadline is Friday, October 17th. The announcement from NERCOMP is posted below.

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Respectful Accommodations: ADA, Policy and Dignity

Making Ithaca College accessible to all community members will require creative and responsive accommodations. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) addresses the need to make accommodations for persons with disabilities so that they can achieve success in their employment. This workshop provides an insight into what constitutes a “respectful accommodation.” Specific examples of accommodations for employees who have various types of disabilities are included.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from KPMG will visit campus on on October 24, 2014 to conduct interviews for the following job and internship opportunities: 

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William C. Pomerantz '02, University of Minnesota is Chemistry Dept. Seminar guest speaker on Tuesday, October 14th at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.   Prof. Pomerantz presentation topic will be focused on; “Aromatic Amino Acids: Privileged Side-Chains For Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitor Discovery”.

 

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Several people from Information Technology Services participated in and presented at the recent EDUCAUSE national conference in Orlando.

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Announced this past Friday, the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble placed third in The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance college/university edition, one of a series of new, non-profit, national competitions designed to recognize and reward the very best in the performing arts.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next few weeks are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours in observance of Fall Break.  Our Fall Break hours will be as follows:

Wednesday 10/15 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/16 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/17 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/18 & Sunday 10/19 - CLOSED

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/20/14.

 

 

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¡Cultura! presents the final film in its Cine con Cultura Latin American Film festival at Cinemopolis: Cantinflas (Mexico, 2014).  Tuesday, October 14, 7 pm.

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Congratulations to the Student Activities Board (SAB) for being awarded APCA Northeast Region "Organization of the Year.” APCA, Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities, is a national campus event and educational training organization and serves to promote campus engagement through quality educational experiences, affordable entertainment and community service initiatives.

 

SAB was awarded Organization of the year for their commitment and dedication to providing free programs for the campus community. SAB strives to provide quality programming to entertain, educate and enlighten the Ithaca College community.  Ranging from comedy, films and music, to speakers and special events, SAB has grown to be one of the top programming boards at IC thanks to its persistence, dedication and leadership.

This award serves as a nomination for the APCA National Organization of the Year at the APCA National Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

To learn more about SAB click here and to learn more about APCA click here.

 

Have you ever felt that your weekends are always the same and you want to do something different?  Something new? Something fun?  Change It Up is a student organization that works to provide various activities and fun events to students as an alternative to going out on the weekend.  The goal of the student organization is to connect students who have similar interests, whether they are substance free or not, so that they can spend time together and have fun. Over the summer, the student organization went through complete rebranding.  Formerly known as Fun Without Drinking (FWD), or “Forward,” the student organization wanted to eliminate the negative connotations that went along with that name.  They often ran into a problem where students who did drink felt that they weren’t welcomed.

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Posted on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

It is with great pleasure that I share with the campus community the news that the College’s office supply contract has been awarded to Staples Advantage, resulting in what I am certain will be a great partnership between the two institutions.

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Food, Fun, & Facts about Living Sustainably on campus, off campus, in the office, and at home!

  • Emerson Suites
  • 10 am to 2 pm, Friday, November 7

The second installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Tuesday, October 14, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in Klingenstein Lounge.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Zero Base Budgeting (ZBB).

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Systems that authenticate with the Netpass username and password (myHome, Sakai, Web Profile Manager, Netpass Manager, Taskstream, ICAirnet-Secure, and other systems) will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, 10/23 due to extensive server maintenance.

Email will still be accessible, but Outlook Web App (OWA) users should use this temporary link while myHome is unavailable.

If you experience any problems logging into a Netpass system after the maintenance, please contact the ITS Helpdesk at 4-1000.

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