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Mark your calendars—our Weight Watchers At Work meetings are moving again! WW@W will be meeting in the HR Mini Conference Room GL28 in Peggy R. Williams Center on Nov 11th and Nov 18th. The best way to get there is to go to the HR reception desk, go down through all the HR offices, talk a left out the exit door, and the conference room is the 2nd door on the left. It overlooks the loading dock area and private employee entrance. HR staff at the reception desk will post signs and can provide directions as well.

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Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President, Office of Human Resources

The next in our ongoing series of meetings for supervisors will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in Emerson Suites.  It is an expectation that all supervisors attend.  Please hold the date.

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Independent journalist Madiha Tahir will screen and discuss her film on Pakistani survivors of U.S. drone attacks.

"Wounds of Waziristan: Ethnography of a Kill Zone"
7 - 9 p.m.
*Free and open to the public*

Since the drone attacks began in Pakistan in 2004, much of the focus by analysts and academics has been on aspects of drone technology. Tahir’s documentary, “Wounds of Waziristan,” considers the voices of those who experience such attacks firsthand, who have been either labeled de facto as “combat militants” or summarily dismissed as “collateral damage.”

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Dr. Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts, was featured as a presenter at Cornell University's 'TWO FOR THE SHOW: A Mini-Symposium on Broadway Revivals'  on November 6, 2014. 

Dr. Dail's presentation,These Are Dangerous Woods: Normative Gender Roles from Broadway to the Big Screen” was featured alongside a presentation by Jordan Schildcrout (SUNY Purchase).

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Last semester, Michael Faber hosted meditation sessions on-campus, twice a week at the noon hour. The Work/Life Initiative is looking at the possibility of bringing meditation back for the Spring 2015 Semester at the same time of day.   

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The Unites States Postal Service has strict requirments on how international mail is addressed and has begun returning mail to the senders for non-compliance.  There is a link on the Mail Service web page to a document on the regulations.  A brief overview is listed below reflecting common issues that the Mail Service department and the Phillips Hall Post Office encounter.

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Contributed on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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Dr. Kara Lavender Law is a research professor at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA. She has logged more than 12 months of sea time on oceanographic and sailing research vessels, where she has studied large-scale and mesoscale ocean circulation, the role intermediate and deep water formation in the North Atlantic plays in meridional overturning circulation, and – more recently – the distribution and behavior of plastic marine debris, the subject of her presentation at Monday’s ENVS Seminar.


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Assistant Professor Candidate in Ecology

Understanding how ecology and evolution interact to make or break species”

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

We are off to a late start but we can make it up with a little heart. Help us reach our $60,000 goal. Every gift counts!

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Parnassus ("core apps") users wishing to upgrade to Office 2013 on their college-owned Windows computer may now do so. When Office 2013 was first announced to campus in May 2014, Parnassus core apps users were advised not to upgrade due to potential incompatibility issues.

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IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing.  Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at



PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), AMA (American Marketing Association), WIC (Women in Communications), AAF (American Advertising Federation) and IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Internship Panel on Wednesday, October 9th in the Park Auditorium. Ten students shared their most recent internship experiences and provided advice to students who are applying to their first internships. IC alumn and Campus Programs Manager for the Intern Queen, Shayna Dunitz moderated the panel. Congratulations to PRSSA, WIC, AAF, AMA and IABC!

African-Latino Society teamed with PODER and the Student Activities to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Tuesday October, 29th in IC Square. The event was a great success and allowed students to learned about Mexican culture. Students decorated sugar skulls, enjoyed a catered Mexican dinner and danced to festive music. Congrats to African-Latino Society, PODER and the Student Activities Board for putting on a successful event!

Do you have an interest in theatre even though you’re not a theatre major?  Do you enjoy attending performances put on by your classmates and friends?  IC Players may provide an opportunity that interests you!

IC Players is a completely student-run theatre organization on campus designed specifically to give members of the Ithaca College community theatrical opportunities and a space to grow both professionally and creatively.

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Effective Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Budget Office has moved from the West Tower to the Garden Level at Peggy Ryan Williams (PRW).



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The November installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Thursday, November 13, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in the Ithaca Falls Room.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend for an update on and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Strategic Sourcing.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Spring 2015 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm Sunday, November 16th.

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The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.

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