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Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Ithaca College Institutional Effectiveness Budget Committee (IEBC) proposed some changes to the College's Meals and Entertainment (M&E) policy last spring and they have been approved by the President’s Council.

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for up to 7 hours on Saturday, November 19th between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Service Desk
104 Job Hall 
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

Staff Council's October Meeting Minutes are now available on our website:

http://www.ithaca.edu/staffcouncil/meetingschedule/

staffcouncil@ithaca.edu

On November 4, 2016, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan of the Environmental Studies and Sciences department was the keynote speaker for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network's annual conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska. 

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The EASDC (Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee) will be hosting their first Fall Social Fundraiser event on Monday, November 21 from 11:00-1:00pm in Klingenstein Lounge. This event is open to ALL staff and faculty!

There will be a silent auction from 11:00-12:30pm which includes gift baskets donated from departments across campus. Winners will be announced at 12:30pm. You must be present to win silent auction items! You can see more information about all the great donation items at http://events.ithaca.edu/event/easdc_fall_social

Smaller items and a couple of larger baskets will also be available with the purchase of raffle tickets. 1 ticket for $1.00, 6 tickets for $5.00, and an arm’s length for $10.00.

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The LGBT Center is hosting a social for asexual students and their allies Wed. Nov 30 at 3:30 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room. All students are welcome.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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Award-winning novelist Dana Spiotta will give a reading, Q&A, and book-signing in Clark Lounge on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the break:

  • Mon. 11/21 - Wed. 11/23: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/22 - Sun. 11/27: Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 28th at 10:00am.

Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit www.ithaca.edu/diis/help/fixit/.

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607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:

  • Sunday, 11/20: Closed
  • Monday, 11/21: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Tuesday, 11/22: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Wednesday, 11/23: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25: Closed

We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 8pm

Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

July 8–August 1, 2017; 2 credits; $3,990 (plus airfare)

Study abroad in Galway, Ireland this July and attend and volunteer at 2 major arts festivals.

Over 3 weeks, you’ll earn 2 academic credits and be placed in internship positions on the Galway Film Fleadh (www.galwayfilmfleadh.com) and/or Galway International Arts Festival (www.giaf.ie). Placements will be assigned in discussion with the program organizers.

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens

We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help. 

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On behalf of the Office of Admission, I am writing to offer our thanks to the entire Ithaca College community. This past semester, we hosted four Open Houses for 1,428 prospective students and their guests (2,011). We want to thank YOU for all of your work to make these programs a success!

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IC Theatre presents “Winter Bodies,” a dance concert of three original pieces choreographed by faculty members Lindsay Gilmour, Amy Walker O’Brien and Courtney Young. These pieces, in three distinct styles, include an exploration of women’s roles and daily habits, as well as a revisiting of the “Dream Ballet” sequence from Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

Performances will run in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center at 8 p.m. on Nov. 29, Dec. 1, Dec. 2 and Dec. 3, as well as at 2 p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4. 

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The Employee Benefits & Work/Life Department is extending the fun! You'll have a chance to win even more prizes during the month of November with our month long raffles and games

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Bryan Doerries presents The Theater of War: How Theater is Used in the Service of Therapy

7:00pm on Thursday, November 17, 2016 

Roy H. Park Hall Auditorium (Room 211)

Lecture is free and open to the public with Q&A and book signing to follow!

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Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The IC Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Jennifer Lyons, Art History, titled  "SynagogaEcclesia, and the Typological Imagination at Chartres Cathedral."  Prof. Lyons will give her talk on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 in Business 103.  All interested members of the IC community are invited. 

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Fae Dremock, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences,  was an invited speaker to a poetry class at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Her poetry chapbook, And The Baby Gods Sprout Like Milkweed (2014, Dancing Girl Press) was one of the textbooks for the class.

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