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Landscapes of Memory and Impunity: The Aftermath of the AMIA Bombing in Jewish Argentina chronicles the aftermath of the most significant terrorist attack in Argentina’s history—the 1994 AMIA bombing that killed eighty-five people, wounded hundreds, and destroyed the primary Jewish mutual aid society. 

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Posted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, Leader of Weight Watchers at Work at Ithaca College. I am so sorry but I have to cancel the meeting tomorrow. [I]f you can, please try to make it to a meeting this week to do your vision boards. Have a good week. Happy meditations and happy thoughts!  --  Samarra Mbenga  --  Weight Watchers Certified Personal Coach; Featured in Weight Watchers "Weekly" (12-21-14) distributed Nationally; Weight Watchers Diamond Leader Award; Weight Watchers Jean Nidetch Leader of the Year Award;  --  What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think."  by Dr. Patrick Gentempo

The purpose of this one-day workshop is to enable participants to understand and more fully utilize their own Emotional Intelligence in their interactions and relationships at work and at home.

 

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LOCALLY SOURCED
June 20- August 16, 2015
Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University
Opening Reception, Friday, June 26, 5-7 p.m.
Free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible.

Locally Sourced is a curated show of work by artists who are based in and around Ithaca: Mara Baldwin, Joshua Bonnetta, Leslie Brack, Gail Fitzgerald, Matt Glaysher, Jeremy Holmes, Ron Jude, Nicholas Muellner, Ann Reichlin, Michael Robinson, and Melissa Zarem. Mara Baldwin works at Ithaca College as the director of the Handwerker Gallery.  Joshua Bonnetta, Nicholas Muellner, and Ron Jude are faculty members in the Roy Parks School of Communication.  Michael Robinson '03 is an IC alumni whose work was exhibited on campus at the Handwerker Gallery in October 2014. Melissa Zarem is a locally-based artist whose work was featured in a three-person exhibition at the Handwerker Gallery in March/April 2013.

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Join us in celebrating the 7th Annual Employee Wellbeing Month! Check out the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page for Wellbeing Tips and other great resources! We’ll also be posting weekly Intercoms with even more wonderful wellness information. 

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is pleased to announce the reintroduction of the R.A.D. self-defense program for women at Ithaca College.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) will be replacing McAfee VirusScan Enterprise with Microsoft's System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) as the standard anti-virus/malware application for College Windows computers. Macs will switch to SCEP as part of a separate, future effort.

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 Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

 

Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) and the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), presented “Eureka: Making Connections for the New STEM Elite with Education for a Global Leadership” during the Inaugural NCORE Poster Session on May 28th. 

Dr. Kittrell’s presentation explored the development of strategically planned support services for connecting with historically underrepresented college students completing undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Ithaca College.  Through both C-STEM and HEOP programs, students receive intrusive counseling, mentoring, and coaching.

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Per Provost Rifkin’s approval on June 16, 2015, the Premedical Sciences Advisory Committee has changed its name to the Health Professions Advisory Committee. Please take the steps necessary to ensure that this change is properly implemented within your respective departments.

Thank you very much for your attention to this matter.

For more information please see http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/pre/med/programs/premed/ or contact Jean Hardwick (jhardwick@ithaca.edu).

ITS is pleased to announce that Muller Faculty Center and Cerrache Hall have just started to join the new Wi-Fi environment at Ithaca College.  Between now and June 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the buildings will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the final two buildings in the "Academic Priority" phase of the project.  This leaves only the operational and administrative buildings left to be done, with an expected completion of the entire project in July.

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SUBMITTED ON BEHALF OF TANYA R. SAUNDERS, ASSISTANT PROVOST

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Thorunn Lonsdale has been appointed Director of the Ithaca College London Center, effective August 1st, 2015. Dr. Lonsdale has served as the Center’s Operations Manager and Associate Director; she brings years of study abroad administration and international experience to the Center. I look forward to her leadership as the Center takes on a greater role in serving the College’s interests in Europe, enhancing alumni engagement, and supporting international student recruitment. She will be the tenth director, first British national, and first native Londoner to head the Center. Dr. Lonsdale has a doctorate in English Literature from Queen Mary, University of London, and is the co-editor of Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction to English. I invite you to join me in congratulating her on her promotion and to meet her on her next visit to campus.

Check out what's new on the menu at IC Square Food Court! The following items are available until July 3rd:

Get a Meatball Melt at Selona Grill - a grilled flatbread with provolone cheese topped will all-beef meatballs and marinara sauce, garnished with shredded Parmesan cheese.

Try a Maple Chicken Peach & Goat Cheese Sandwich at the Deli - sliced maple chicken with roasted peaches, goat cheese, leaf lettuce and Dijon mayo Served on toasted whole grain bread.

Just Veggin' is featuring a delicious Summer Peach and Basalmic Chicken Salad.

 

 

Just in time for Summer 2015 Orientation, the Academic Workflow Implementation Group is pleased to announce that the ICC Theme Declaration form is now available in IC Workflow

 

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Join us for this free webinar hosted by IC's Office of Alumni Relations and presented by Kathy Sindoni, RN, BSN, Owner/Chief Consultant, Katasin Consulting, LLC.

Long Term Care
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
12:00 noon 

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.

Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

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The Division of Human and Legal Resources will be closed on Friday, June 19, for an all-day planning session. Our offices will reopen Monday, June 22, at 8:30 a.m. *All team members may be reached via email.

Thanks!

 

(*bi-weekly paychecks will be available for pickup, as usual.)

Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an article “Successes in Changing Flexible Work Arrangement Use: Managers and Work Unit Variation in a Financial Services Organization” in the journal Work and Occupations.  

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Join your colleagues on Thursday, June 18th for this month’s Dollars and $ense discussion on the College’s cost control measures.  Vice President Hector will present updates on meals and entertainment, professional services, credit card usage, student wages and printer an copier toner and supplies.

Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the session, which takes place on Thursday, June 18, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in the Taughannock Falls Room. 

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

As part of the Work/Life Summer Wellness Series, Dr. Mike Massari will be presenting a “Sleep Seminar” workshop.  The purpose of this Summer Wellness Series is to help you become a healthier and happier YOU!

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Are you interested in fostering a culture of interaction between students and faculty within the residence halls?  Please consider serving as a Faculty Fellow for the HOME Program!

The HOME Program (Housing Offering a Multicultural Experience) is located in Eastman Hall and provides new students with an opportunity to live in a culturally diverse environment where they can experience, discuss, and learn about cross-cultural and global issues.  Programs offered to HOME residents include international guest lecturers, information sessions about study abroad, film discussions, cultural exchange dinners, and art and music events.

 

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