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Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to remind all Faculty and Administrative Assistants that the recently released Charcoal Scantron form can be used the same way as the Blue or Green Scantron form for exam processing. Course Evaluations must be done with their current form.

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours from 8/10/15 - 8/21/15.  Our hours during these weeks will be as follows:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Offices within the Finance and Administration Division will be participating in a retreat, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  As a result, some offices will be closed or have limited services available.  See below for specific information.

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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, presented his research paper, Evolving Journalistic Guidelines: A Survey of Social Media Policies in US Television Newsrooms, at the Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in San Francisco.

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This is a reminder that in order to perform required maintenance on the campus electrical infrastructure, the Office of Facilities will be conducting a power shutdown on Sunday, August 9th, 2015

 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a volunteer trip to Syracuse, NY, during the fall break period (October 15 – October 17). Students will be working with the Syracuse Rescue Mission, which provides meals, shelter, as well as a variety of other services to residents of Syracuse who are experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness.

 

Advisers are needed to help manage the group’s schedule, assist with driving the Ithaca College van, and to facilitate a post-service reflection. Adviser participation is 100% subsidized through the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs. The group will depart from Ithaca on Thursday, and return Saturday evening.

 

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At IC Square Food Court, we're featuring two new sandwiches from our Summer Unplugged line, available until August 14!

At Selona Grill, we're serving up a Bao Sandwich. A traditional steamed bun filled with Asian flavored beef brisket and pickled cabbage slaw topped with chopped cilantro.

At The Deli, we're featuring a Roast Beef and Arugula Baguette! Delicious roast beef, arugula, balsamic red onion and fresh mozzarella with black pepper may on a baguette.

Come to the Food Court and try one today!

Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on exploring a study that was conducted on how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions are influencing contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and universities followed by a 30 minute discussion. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

Higher Education Access and Opportunity in a Shifting Legal Landscape

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern 
(Time includes optional 30 minute discussion period)
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Training Room

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 WATCH THE 2015 SMA MUSIC VIDEO

The Ithaca College Summer Music Academy (SMA)—held at the School of Music from July 12 to August 1—celebrated the conclusion of its fifth successful season this past week.

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The second of two annual campus electrical shut downs takes place on Sunday, August 9th, 2015.

ITS would like to remind everyone to unplug computers, printers, and other electrical devices prior to the start of the shut down. 

While ITS expects that all computing systems and services will remain online and accessible from off campus during the power outage, there is the possibility of extended system downtime for any system or service due to unanticipated problems. 

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 08/06/2015 

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Microsoft has released their latest operating system, Windows 10. For personal computers already running Windows 7 or Windows 8, Windows 10 will be available as a free update for the first year. College issued computers will continue to use Windows 7 while ITS investigates Windows 10’s compatibility with our software and systems.

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ITS is upgrading Sakai on August 11, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT). Sakai wil be unavailable during that time.  

The upgraded version of Sakai includes many new features and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility.  

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Campus Store Closing

Contributed by Rick Watson on 08/06/2015 

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The Campus Store will be closed on August 17th, 2015.

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Going on walks or hikes as a family offers a great way to spend time together, enjoy beautiful scenery and get some exercise. There are wonderful walking and hiking trails in the area that would be great for the whole family.

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The offices of Admission, Career Services, Enrollment Planning, Institutional Research, and Student Financial Services will close at noon on Friday, August 7th for a divisional function.  The offices will reopen Monday, August 10th at 8:30 am.

 

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The Office of Career Services will be closing for the day on Friday, August 7 at 11:30 AM, so staff can attend a division function. The office will reopen on Monday, August 10 at 8:30 AM with drop-in hours from 12:30 to 3:30 on this day. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Please join us for the second installment of Mutations, a student art exhibition curated by Andrea Aguirre ('16) and Tatiana Malkin ('17).

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a volunteer trip to Syracuse, NY, during the fall break period (October 15 – October 17). Students will be working with the Syracuse Rescue Mission, which provides meals, shelter, as well as a variety of other services to residents of Syracuse who are experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness.

 

Advisers are needed to help manage the group’s schedule, assist with driving the Ithaca College van, and to facilitate a post-service reflection. Adviser participation is 100% subsidized through the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs. The group will depart from Ithaca on Thursday, and return Saturday evening. 

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IC Move-In and Fall Welcome

Contributed by Erica Shockley on 08/04/2015 

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Discover helpful details to share with first-year students preparing to join the Ithaca community in August on our new websites!

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Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on navigating gender bias in the workplace followed by a 30 minute discussion. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

What Works for Women at Work How to navigate subtle gender bias successfully Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015
Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern
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Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Conference Room

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