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Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, all Mail Services staff -- including the Phillips Hall Post Office -- will be attending their divisional winter festival

There will be morning delivery AND collection of mail. You can expect mail delivery to occur between 8:45am and 10:00am on Wednesday.

There will be afternoon delivery of Express and 2nd day packages. Ground packages will be delivered if time permits. 

The FedEx and mail afternoon pick-up schedule will still occur.

The Mail Center will be staffed with a student worker but will be closed for shipping during this time. The Phillips Hall Post Office will not be staffed from 10:00am – 1pm.

Contact the Mail Center at 274-3371 if you have any questions.

 

Final day at IC

Contributed by Marina Marion on 01/08/2010 

This is really my last day of work.

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Naeem Inayatullah has just published Savage Economics: Wealth, Poverty and the Temporal Walls of Capitalism (Routledge, January 2010).  Situated in the overlap between economic anthropology, history of economic thought, and international relations theory, this book opens  the way for different understanding of wealth and poverty under capitalism.

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Biweekly Timecards

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/08/2010 

Please be aware that we now process online timecards on a biweekly basis.  This means that non exempt staff and students will report time every other week instead of every week.  Timecards need to be submitted and approved the Monday before pay day.  Please visit the Payroll Office's website for the biweekly pay schedule.

 

The Society for the History of Psychology has named Barney Beins the inaugural Teaching of Psychology Editor for its journal,Teaching of Psychology.

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 What is an LGBTA Diversity Panel? Who is in charge of putting the panels together?Does it cost anything? How do I schedule one?

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The short-term study abroad program in Malawi may be right for you.

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  Ithaca College’s Maestro Productions is looking for fun, sexy, and energetic students of all shapes and sizes who want to strut their stuff on the runway!

 

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 01/07/2010 

Quoted in the media: Faculty member Donald Beachler and scholar in residence Sandra Steingraber.  For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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Important Changes have taken effect with your Parking/Bus Pass for 2010.

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Calling All Musicians!

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 01/07/2010 

Have you been wanting to play in orchestra since coming to college, but haven't had the time or the opportunity?

The Ithaca College Sinfonietta is an orchestral ensemble open to all Ithaca College and Cornell students and can be taken for credit. All string, wind, brass, and percussion players, both music majors and non-music majors, are encouraged to join--no audition is required.

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Please join us in wishing Marina Marion happiness in retirement and a hearty farewell after 30 years at Ithaca College!  We would like to invite any and all members of the campus community who have worked with or know Marina to join us in a celebration on January 7 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm in the Klingenstein LoungeThis is a party not to be missed because she will be officially retiring on January 8!

Raj Subramaniam, Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, was recently elected to serve as Chair-elect of the Curriculum and Instruction Academy Committee for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). This position is for a 3-year term beginning 2010.

 A Tribute to Hip Hop and a celebration of the new semester! Come for a night of live performances, dancing, and great prizes!

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ITS is pleased to announce that a series of "Blackboard: Introduction" training sessions will be offered throughout January and February, 2010. 

To register for introductory Blackboard training, follow the link below and choose any of the dates listed. All training sessions will take place in the Technology Learning Center, located in room 101 Friends Hall.

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Please join us in wishing Marina Marion happiness in retirement and a hearty farewell after 30 years at Ithaca College!  We would like to invite any and all members of the campus community who have worked with or know Marina to join us in a celebration on January 7 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm in the Klingenstein LoungeThis is a party not to be missed because she will be officially retiring on January 8!

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The IC Library is pleased to offer two opportunities for staff and faculty to learn about a variety of available print, online, and multimedia resources.

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Mercurynews.com posted a list of its picks for the the best Classical CDs of 2009, which included Steven Hartke: "The Horse with the Lavender Eye:  Piano and Chamber Music."  Featured performers on the recording include School of Music clarinetist Richard Faria. 

The critic wrote:  "With each encounter, I'm taken with the sparkle and virtuosity, the rhythmic vitality, melodic invention and overall alertness of Hartke's music. .... The performances here, by the Los Angeles Piano Quartet, clarinetist Richard Faria, violinist Ellen Jewett and pianist Xak Bjerken are exceptional; they breathe this music."

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Office of Cashier Services will be closed from 10:00-1:00pm on Wednesday, January 13, for the 6th Annual Finance and Administration Winterfest.  Thank you

 

ITS will be updating Blackboard today, January 4, 2010, from noon until 5:00 p.m. Blackboard will be unavailable during this time. This upgrade will have minimal impact on users -- the look and feel will stay the same!