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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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In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the Writing Intensive, Ithaca Seminar, and Quantitative Literacy ICC requirements. Sessions begin with discussion of using the evaluation rubric, including norming activities, and evaluators then review individual student artifact submissions.

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On Friday, December 11, parking capacity in the U-Lot (Campus Center parking lot) will be reduced for the majority of the business day.  Approximately 25 U-Lot parking spaces will be blocked off as reserved event parking.  All other spaces in U-Lot, including all signed reserved spaces (e.g. handicapped, CFCU customers, etc.) will continue to be available for regular use.  The blocked spaces will return to regular use at approximately 3 p.m. 

Posted on behalf of President Rochon.

President Rochon will be holding open office hours this Friday, December 11, from 1:15-3:15p.m. for IC community members who would like to have a conversation with him.  All members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to drop by his table that will be set up near the Information Desk, just inside the Campus Center main entrance.

Additional opportunities to speak with the president during open office hours will be scheduled and shared with the community at the beginning of the spring semester. 

Ithaca College students and alumni from all majors and class years come together to discuss career-related topics, current job trends, career path ideas, and more during this annual series of events held during winter break and in the spring. Network Nights also feature an alumni panel presentation or keynote speaker. Lifelong connections, professional contacts, and career insights make Network Nights invaluable events that all IC students and alumni should attend!

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2016 Employee Permits

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 12/09/2015 

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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


The Ithaca Gun Factory manufactured high-quality firearms adjacent to Fall Creek and powered by Ithaca Falls for almost a century. Lead contamination of on-site soils and the erosion and subsequent deposition of these soils into the Fall Creek gorge are one unfortunate legacy of the operation. After the factory closed in 1986, it became an EPA-designated Superfund site due to excessive lead concentrations in the soil. 

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The following message is being sent on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities


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Faculty members are needed to serve on the following committees:

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee: 5 positions (ideally 1 from each school), 3 year term

Information Technology Steering and Advisory Committee (ITSAC): 2 positions, 1 and 2 year term

Enrollment Management Advisory Committee: 3 positions, 3 year staggered terms

 Please send an email stating your interest to


The Board of Trustees has asked Faculty Council to appoint 2 faculty members to the Governance Task Force as described below. Please read the charge carefully and consider submitting your name to this potentially crucial endeavor. 

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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of television and radio and director of the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program, has co-authored a book with Ithaca College alum Holly Van Buren '06 on the finales of television shows. 

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With the holiday season upon us,  it is a good time to review the college's policies on the safe use of decorations.  Please take a moment to read this important information.

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Replace your store bought wrapping paper with our 100% post consumable fiber paper. Create your own customized gift wrap. Stamp it, color it, paint it, use stickers and your imagination to create your original design. Purchase 5 - 25 X 38 sheets for $1.00 plus tax.

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Please join the Office of Strategic Marketing and Communications in offering a fond farewell to Bonny Griffith at a reception on Tuesday, December 15 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center.

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This Friday, Dec. 11, at 1:00 PM in the Clark Theatre in the Dillingham Center. Done by 2:30. It's a "Greatest Hits" program with the best of everything we've done all semester:

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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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This semester, residents of McGraw House in downtown Ithaca could be heard speaking the language of Voltaire and Simone de Beauvoir, thanks to weekly lessons from IC undergraduates who took part in a new service learning initiative called “À la française.” 

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 9:00- 10:00 a.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Plum Benefits Raffle Winner

Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/08/2015 

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During the month of November, faculty and staff were automatically entered in to a raffle if they created an account with Plum Benefits ( 

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