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The main ITS public computer labs will be closed during the summer with the exception of Friends 110. This lab will not be open 24 hours during the summer. A consultant and printing are available limited hours. Please see the Friends 110 summer schedule for details.
The Student Computer Repair Center will be open limited hours during the summer beginning June 6. Please see the SCRC summer schedule for details.
All labs and the SCRC will resume regular hours on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.
Contributed by Deanna McMillen on 05/17/2011
It is that time of the year again, The Office of Cashiering Services will be closing Fridays at 2pm starting May 27, 2011 through August 12, 2011.
We will also be closing for the IC Annual Campus Carnival held on Thursday May 26, 2011 from 1pm-3pm.
I recently heard the following at a Diversity Awareness Committee meeting:
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Contributed by Marian Brown on 05/17/2011
The Upstate New York chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council will hold another session in its Sustainable Speaker series here on campus on Wednesday, June 1st at 7:30AM (yes, A.M.!) in Room 202 in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. This presentation, "Green Ergonomics: LEED Buildings and Occupant Health", will be delivered by Julie Dorsey from the Occupational Therapy department.
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Biking can be an enjoyable and healthy way to be engaged. It is important to keep your cycling fun by taking all necessary safety precautions. Here are some helpful tips:
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Contributed by Susan Swensen Witherup on 05/16/2011
This year's Finger Lakes Project Workshop will focus on transformational learning. The workshop is FREE to Ithaca College faculty, staff, & students.
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The Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, May 20, from Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Resource Room (413 CHS).
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Contributed by Kathy Farley on 05/16/2011
Please note the hours for the Fitness Center and the Indoor Pool.
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Contributed by Marian Brown on 05/16/2011
The Partnership for Sustainability Education (PSE) coordinating team announces three awardees of $1,000 mini-grants for sustainability curriculum development and one Phase II Case Study grant of $400 for 2011. PSE mini-grants are intended to support curriculum development work to infuse sustainability-related content into Ithaca College courses or other educational experiences. Such curricular development may include new courses, development of new components for existing courses, or revision of existing courses to deal with issues relating to sustainability. Online course proposals are encouraged, as are proposals that involve community partners in developing projects that will benefit their organization and meaningfully engage students.
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Contributed by John Sigg on 05/16/2011
Dr. Hongwei Guan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education co-authored an article along with Dr. David Koceja from Indiana University. The title of the article is "Effects of Long-Term Tai Chi Practice on Balance and H-Reflex Characteristics and is published in the current edition of The American Journal of Chinese Medicine.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/16/2011
After 22 years of service, Francine Mudge will be retiring from the Roy H. Park School Communications. Please join us on Thursday, May 19 from 3-5 p.m. in Park 220 for Francine's Retirement Celebration.
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Contributed by Arhlene Flowers on 05/16/2011
CMD professor Cory L. Young and IMC professor Arhlene A. Flowers, in coordination with graduate student Nate Ren, publish in PRism, a scholarly journal on public relations. The article, “Technology and crisis communication: Emerging themes from a pilot study of U.S. public relations practitioners,” focuses on the use of technology by individuals in crisis situations. Due to faster information flow between individuals today, the public relations field is experiencing an impact on the preparation process. Now, these organizations need to learn how to adapt these new technologies and utilize them when disaster strikes.
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Contributed by Denise Duve' on 05/16/2011
Seniors you are eligible for a free cap, tassel and gown when you purchase and pay for the Ithaca College ring in full. The Jostens ring representative will be at the Bookstore May 21st and 22nd from 10am -3pm.
Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 05/15/2011
Ithaca College was one of the tour stops for Send Silence Packing, an exhibit sponsored by the national chapter of Active Minds. Thanks to the work of students from the College's chapter of Active Minds, the exhibit helped raise awareness about the importance of suicide prevention for our campus community.
Thanks to several students, Liz VanDurme '12, Producer; Alyssa Traitz '12, Cinematographer; Chloe Wilson '14, Production Assistant; and Cory Dahn '14, Editor, the event has been captured and posted for all the world to see. Click here to take a look!
A special thanks to Active Minds at Ithaca College and all the students that contributed to the making of the video.
Remember, when it comes to suicide prevention, your voice matters!
The National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) hosted a conference on May 7th, 2011.
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It is with great sadness that I must inform the campus community of the passing Thursday evening of a former colleague and good friend Bill Fiorello.
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Contributed by David Maley on 05/13/2011
Calling hours for former longtime speech communications professor Constantine “Gus” Perialas will be held on Friday, May 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., with a Trisagion Service at 6:45 p.m., at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church, 120 West Seneca Street in Ithaca. Funeral services will be held at the church on Saturday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m.
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SPRING FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
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