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Mark Hine, coordinator of digital media services, will now be taking faculty photos for Web Profile Manager and for the College's image database.

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The campus community is invited to meet the candidates for the assistant vice president for community and government relations and presidential initiatives. This key role will work directly with Tom Rochon and the President's Council.

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On Thursday, February 5, in the Emerson Suites of Campus Center, Ithaca College will host a day-long "teach-in" on the political, social, environmental, and economic impacts of climate change.

Join us to learn from faculty experts and community and government leaders about the issues of global climate change. Learn about efforts underway to respond to climate change on campus, in the local community, and on a national and international basis.

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It's time to start signing up for your favorite classes at the Fitness Center!

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MLK Day 2009 -- Monday, January 19 -- is a "Day On, Not a Day Off."

Start your day with a breakfast at 8:30 a..m. in the Emerson Suites that will you feed your body and your soul. At this breakfast, you'll hear from the MLK Scholars. In October, the first year MLK Scholars went to Atlanta, Georgia, and visited various sites related to achievements of the civil rights movement. During this experience each scholar connected to the movement in his or her own way and returned to Ithaca with a much deeper understanding of the sacrifices made in the 1960s.

To reconnect with these experiences and share them effectively with others, the scholars have prepared a presentation that utilizes the talents of the group. Using monologues, photos, and songs of praise to tell the stories that inspired the scholars to make a difference in the world, the presentation will take you on a tour of Kelly Ingram Park, the 16th Street Baptist church, and, finally, Bloody Sunday.

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The Bookstore and Mac's convenience store will be closed Wednesday, January 14, for the annual departmental meeting.

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Between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, all Mail Services staff -- including those at the Phillips Hall post office -- will be attending their divisional winter festival.

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After attending the MLK Day festivities that begin on Monday, January 19, with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., cap off your day with some beautiful music.

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The campus community is invited to meet the candidates for the assistant vice president for community and government relations and presidential initiatives. This key role will work directly with Tom Rochon and the President's Council.

The first candidate will be here Monday, January 12. You are invited to attend an open forum with Ed Summers from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Clark Lounge.

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Last Day for WebCT Migration Help

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 01/08/2009 

Starting Monday January 12, 2009, the WebCT server will no longer be available for course management. Faculty members: please contact ITS TODAY if you have questions about Blackboard or need help migrating WebCT courses!

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JoAnn Agnitti has had a research paper accepted for presentation at the American Educational Research Association convention in San Diego this spring.

Her research is entitled, "A Framework for Assessing Educational Resources Created to Accompany Films/Video in the Social Studies Curriculum."

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The Offices of Accounts Payable and Travel Services would like to remind faculty and staff that Ithaca College is changing credit card providers this month. If you have active credit cards (purchasing and/or travel) currently issued by GE Corporate Payment Services, you will receive your new JPMorgan Chase cards around January 15. The old GE Corporate Payment Services’ cards will not be valid after January 30, 2009.

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All-College Staff Meeting

Contributed by Thomas Rochon on 01/07/2009 

This is a reminder that an all-College staff meeting will be held Thursday morning, January 15, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Emerson Suites of Campus Center. Refreshments will be available prior to the meeting.

Supervisors are encouraged to make this opportunity available to all staff members.

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Whether you knew it or not, when you installed Office 2007 on your office workstation, by default, your files were set to save in the Office 2003 file format (.doc, .xls and .ppt). At the time, the IC community was using multiple versions of Office and the Mac 2004 version couldn't read the new XML file formats used by Office 2007 for Windows and Office 2008 for Mac. That's all changed now. With the release of the Mac converter and Office 2008, plus the compatibility pack for Windows, all users on campus should be able to read documents in the new file formats (.docx, .xlsx and .pptx). ITS would like you to change your default setting and begin using the new file formats.

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Beginning in mid-January with the spring 2009 technology renewal, all Windows computers will come loaded with Office 2007 instead of Office 2003.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce that Microsoft Office 2008 is now available as a free upgrade for installation on college-owned Macintosh computers.

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5 Days Left for WebCT

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 01/06/2009 

On Monday January 12, 2009, The WebCT courseware system will no longer be available.

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Assistant professor Annette Levine's book, Cry For Me, Argentina: The Performance of Trauma in the Short Narratives of Aida Bortnik, Griselda Gambaro, and Tununa Mercado, was recently released by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

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On behalf of the search committee for the vice president for enrollment management, I am pleased to announce that three finalists will visit campus for interviews during the next several weeks.

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When asked where you were when the first African-American president was inaugurated -- you will be able to say: "I was at Ithaca College in the Emerson Suites, watching with a few hundred of my closest friends!"

Television coverage of the inauguration will be on display in Emerson Suites between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.

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