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History 21500 (MW 4-5:15), CRN 43427, has recently been designated as an Identities course in the Humanities perspective. 

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- Do you have a unpaid internship lined up this summer?
- Are you planning to do independent research?
- Have you been invited to work with a faculty member on a special project?

If you have any of these plans and would like to get paid for your work you should consider applying to the Dana Student Internship Program!

Students from all schools and departments are eligible to apply.

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New TCAT Schedule Begins Jan. 22

Contributed by Dan Verderosa on 01/20/2017 

TCAT has announced that its Winter/Spring schedule is going into effect on Jan. 22. It includes changes that will affect some service to Ithaca College. Details are available here.

We hit the ground running...if you missed having concerts to go to, see below!

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 Parking Services Announces a Major Customer Service Enhancement Upgrade to its Parking Management System.


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Eye-opening ICC course on language, society, and culture. Core Explorations of Language (LNGS 24300) meets MWF @ 1 pm.

This ICC theme-linked course counts for either Inquiry, Imagination, & Innovation or World of Systems. All appropriate override requests will be considered.

Come learn about the exciting interaction among language, society, and culture! 

Email for any questions.  

Sign-ups are now open for the 2017 MLK Day of Service!

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The time is here! MLK Week 2017 kicks off next week (January 23-28, 2017) as students return to campus and begin spring classes. Below is a reminder of our full schedule. This year, we will be examining the theme “The Ultimate Weakness of Violence” through a variety of engaging and informative events.

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Sad News

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 01/19/2017 

Contributed on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities

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 IC’s Colleges Against Cancer is holding our first meeting of the new year this Tuesday, January 24th from 7:30-8:30 in Friends 203 for new and returning members. Anyone can join!!

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Submitted on behalf of Brian Dickens, Vice President for Human Resources

It is with optimistic regret that we announce the departure of Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Special Assistant to the Vice President/Manager for Diversity and Inclusion, after almost thirteen years of devoted service in support of Ithaca College’s mission of excellence.

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2016 W2s available online

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/19/2017 

Current employees can now view their 2016 W2 online in Parnassus.  To access your W2, log into Parnassus, go to IC Employee (or IC Student Employee) Self Service and click on Employee W2.  If you need assistance with your Parnassus login information, please contact the Payroll Office at (607) 274-3874, (607) 274-3133 or  Paper W2s were mailed to employees' permanent addresses on January 19. 

Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability

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 The club Ithaca College Unites For HER has participated in fundraising efforts to provide a grant to any student, faculty or immediate family member of theirs affected by breast cancer. This grant is to help pay for integrative, complementary therapies to help those who are going through or have gone through breast cancer treatment. These therapies include acupuncture, yoga classes, massage therapy, and nutrition counseling among others. To learn more about this club, the grant, and to apply either for yourself or on behalf of an immediate family member, please visit our website To learn more about the organization in general please visit 

Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang joined Ithaca College last summer after having served as associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and on the faculty of the Department of Political Science, at the University of Richmond. Born in Taiwan, Wang focuses his scholarly research on Chinese and Taiwanese foreign policy and domestic politics, security, economic development, and Asian international relations.

How have you spent your first six months here?
The first semester [in a new position] is always challenging, because it is a time for discovery. I am taking a three-step approach. First, I try to observe how things are done. Second, I try to understand why they are done this way. Some seem to have very good reasons, and some don’t seem to have very good reasons, other than the fact that they have been done this way all along. I’m still in the first two stages, and maybe after this first year I will move to the third stage, which is, how can I improve the process?

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Service Desk extended support hours will resume on Sunday, January 22nd. The hours are as follows:

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Music and the Media MUNM25100 is now available as an ICC course. It fulfills the III, CA designation and is offered this semester, with a few seats still available. First class is Monday.

 Teaching and Learning with Technology is welcoming faculty back to campus by hosting drop-in support and sharing of new updates and services. Refreshments will be available.

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Nominate your student org's MVPs for the Pass the Baton Mini Conference!

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On February 3, 2017, OSEMA will host the Student Organization Fair. There will be over 100 student organizations. This is you opportunity to recruit new members, promote an event or network with other student organizations. Space is limited.

To sign up, please complete the Student Organization Fair Sign up form by 5pm on January 25.

OSEMA and Recreational Sports recognized student organizations have top prority.