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Contributed by Eric Maguire on 06/02/2014
It is with a mix of pride and regret that I announce that associate vice president for marketing communications Rachel Reuben has accepted an offer from Colgate University to serve as its vice president for communications. Reporting directly to President Jeffrey Herbst as a member of his senior leadership team, she will oversee all aspects of communications and messaging for the university. Her last day at IC will be July 3.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 06/02/2014
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered one of the closing plenary addresses at the What is Documentary? Conference at the University of Oregon, April 23-26, 2014.
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Contributed by Jane Ray on 06/02/2014
Submitted on behalf of Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
As many of you know, Mary Tomaselli will soon be ending her time here at Ithaca College as Director of Employee and Organizational Development.
Mary has helped many of us here to navigate and lead transitions effectively in our work lives, and now it is time for a transition of her own. Her presence, guidance, encouragement, and care will surely be missed.
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Contributed by Carl Johengen on 06/02/2014
Ithaca College was well represented among the performers at a recent concert in Elmira, when several faculty, alums, and students lent their talents to Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 05/30/2014
The June 3rd Weight Watchers At Work meeting will be in Job Hall 161, one of the classrooms in the hallway between Job Hall and Dillingham Center (beneath the fountain). This location change is for June 3rd only.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 05/30/2014
Submitted on behalf of Cindy Reckdenwald, Director of Compensation & Workforce Analysis
The staff and administration Annual Salary Review process will officially open on Monday, June 16, 2014. This year, department supervisors will have a five-week period to make recommendations for salary adjustments with the process closing on July 18, 2014. Prior to the official opening, department supervisors will receive detailed information regarding the annual salary review process along with guidelines for awarding salary increases and instructions for accessing the online process. The new salaries will become effective with the first pay period in August. The actual check dates will be August 16th for both those paid on a semi-monthly basis and for those paid on a bi-weekly basis.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 05/30/2014
The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move towards your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits-eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features. One great feature of our program includes FREE Wellness Workshops!
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 05/30/2014
Attention: Students, Faculty, and Staff:
There has been a scheduling change at IC Square Food Court for Friday, May 30th. Sandella’s Café will be open today for Lunch until 2:00PM! Selona Grill will be CLOSED, but Just Veggin’ and Deli Inspirations will remain open for regular service.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 05/30/2014
Robin Davis (Assistant Director Employee Benefits & Work/Life), Katie Sack (Employee Benefits & Work/Life Administrator) and Mark Coldren (AVP of HR), along with Heather Vanca (Wellness Program Manager from eni), presented at the CUPA-HR (College and University Professional Association for Human Resources) National Conference in Las Vegas on October 28, 2013.
The presentation examined IC’s unique Mind, Body, Me wellness program model and how it incorporates existing services into a comprehensive, holistic wellness initiative that invests in employees and provides them with an opportunity to take a greater role in optimizing their health, well-being and job satisfaction. In addition, it detailed how HR leverages student employment and internship opportunities to enhance the student learning experience.
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A Fond Farewell and Best Wishes to Marian Brown, M.S.’95, Special Assistant for Campus and Community Sustainability.
Contributed by Mark Darling on 05/29/2014
After over 30 years of service to the College in several roles Marian will become the first Director of the Wells Institute of Sustainability and the Environment at Wells College in Aurora, NY beginning June 3.
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Contributed by Sean Reilley on 05/29/2014
The Fitness Center's Summer 2014 Group Exercise Schedule is now available. Classes began on Tuesday 5/27/14, and with the exception of Tai Chi and Iyengar Yoga are available on a first come, first served basis. Tai Chi and Iyengar Yoga are available to IC Faculty and Staff only, if you are interested in attending please e-mail Sean Reilley. Enjoy!
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Beginning June 1st, the spaces designated for employee parking in the Visitor Lot will no longer be available and this lot will be restored to Visitor Parking only.
The parking spaces on the south side of the Visitor Lot were designated for employee parking during the renovations in Hill Center while G-Lot was taken off line for construction vehicles. G-Lot has now been restored back to employee parking, with the exception of the few parallel spaces along the rock wall, which are still marked for construction vehicles.
Please contact Parking Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607) 274-3756 with any questions.
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/28/2014
The annual campus electrical shutdown takes place on Saturday, May 31, 2014. ITS would like to remind everyone to unplug computers, printers, and other electrical devices prior to the start of the shutdown.
While ITS expects that all computing systems and services will remain online and accessible from off campus, there is the possibility of extended system downtime for any system or service due to unanticipated problems.
Contributed by Shaianne Osterreich on 05/28/2014
We are seeking facilitators for small group discussions on James McBride's book, The Good Lord Bird, the '14-15 selection for the First Year Reading Initiative.
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Mary Turner DePalma, Psychology Professor at Ithaca College inducted in the Class IX of the Penn Athletics Hall of Fame.
Contributed by Judith Pena-Shaff on 05/27/2014
Mary Turner DePalma, Ithaca College Professor was honored for her role on the University of Pennsylvania Cross-Country and Track & Field Teams.
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Contributed by Karenn Reeter on 05/27/2014
Lis was the keynote speaker and workshop facilitator for Gannon University's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) 2014 Regional Symposium.
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