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Congratulation to Rosane Mordt for winning September's Fruity Snack Challenge!

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Friday, October 2, 8:30-9:30 am, Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Faculty facilitators: Dr. Kelly Dietz, Department of Politics, Dr. Vince DeTuri, Department of Chemistry

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 Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor of Theatre History in the Department of Theatre Arts, has been invited to speak at the "Spectacles of Labor: Performance and the Working Class" symposium hosted by the Humanities Center at the University of Pittsburgh on October 2nd. Chrystyna is presenting her paper, "Performing for Progressive Votes: Stage For Action and the National Citizens Political Action Committee."   

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 Submitted on behalf of Keith "Mac" McIntosh, AVP for Information Technology Services

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International Volunteer Student is a program for students to be able to volunteer and travel around the world. An ISV Campus Club is a student-led, permanent, legal presence that acts as a vehicle for supporting sustainable volunteer initiatives on a local/global scale. ISV's mission is to support sustainable development initiatives around the world through life-changing student volunteer and responsible adventure travel programs designed to positively change our world and to educate, inspire and result in more active global citizens. In ISV we are going to be providing student with information about ISV's trip while showing them some videos of past trips and have members talk about past trips. We can also help fundraise for anyone who wants to travel with ISV.

For more information please contact Marissa Smith at



The Ithaca College Library and Handwerker Gallery will hold their third annual Banned Book Read Out on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 from 12:15 to 1:15 pm in the Gannett Center’s Handwerker Gallery.

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Apple has released their latest operating system, OS X El Capitan (version 10.11). This is a free upgrade for most Apple computers and is available for download from the app store.

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Draw Draw Draw!

Contributed by Bill Hastings on 09/30/2015 

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Please join us and participate in the BIG DRAW! This is an international drawing campaign for those who love to draw and those who think they can't!

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The deadline for winter session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at

Summer session course proposals due November 1st.

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FOOD FRENZY! Thursday, October 1st from 11:30am to 2:00pm in  Emerson Suites 



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Dixon Landers, Senior Research Environmental Scientist with the US EPA's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory/Western Ecology Division, will talk about his current work applying a recently developed Final Ecosystem Goods and Services classification system to real world issues at multiple spatial scales (community, region, and national). 


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Dear IC Community:

As a follow-up to recent conversations with the deans, President’s Council, and Administrative Assembly, we are announcing that the college is moving to a strategic marketing communications model that focuses on three key areas: enrollment, advancement, and top college priorities as defined by the president, deans, and VPs in collaboration with faculty and staff across campus. As such, the Office of Marketing Communications will become the Office of Strategic Marketing and Communications, effective October 1.

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Make LinkedIn Work for You

Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 09/29/2015 

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In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. In this workshop, we’ll cover what you should be doing to maintain your professional image, including how to use LinkedIn. This professional networking platform allows you to not only promote yourself, but find job openings, network with other professionals, find alumni mentors, and more.

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Notice of Availability - Ithaca College 2015 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

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Submitted on behalf Benjamin Rifkin, Provost & VPEA

Please join me on Thursday, October 1 for the first Faculty Colloquium of the academic year and the first Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

Gwen Seaquist, J.D., Professor and Coordinator of Legal Studies, School of Business, will be presenting “Independent Contractor or Employee: Financial and Legal Implications,” which is co-authored by Alka Bramhandkar, Professor, Department of Finance and International Business, and Marlene Barken, Associate Professor, Department of Legal Studies. 

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 09/29/2015 

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Most of us would say no. However, we are often not sure how to improve our sleep. In fact, many of us try strategies that are actually detrimental to good sleep.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semester of the London Sabbatical Program. Applicants should be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their school covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semester. The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum, interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings

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October is LGBT History Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 09/29/2015 

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October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month.  Each day throughout the month a video highlighting a different historical figure will be available for viewing in a special section of the LGBT Center Website: LGBT History Month Featured Videos

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 Were you someone who sang in high school or college?  Do you find yourself singing spontaneously throughout the day?  Do you want an easy way to relax and to sharpen your mind, maybe put a spring in your step?  Like meeting new folks in all walks of life around campus? If you are a faculty or staff member who answered YES to at least one of these, IC voICes, our faculty/staff choir needs you! Best news of all? Rehearsals start at 4 PM Tuesday, September 29th! No auditions necessary!

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