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The 5th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us as we explore and celebrate the notion of community and culture. It is necessary to RSVP for this important event as seating is limited.

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A grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation will aid Ithaca College in its efforts to enhance service-learning and volunteerism opportunities for students in the community. The Auburn-based family foundation, which has supported a number of Ithaca College initiatives over the years, has awarded a $500,000 grant for the college’s Office of Civic Engagement.

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Do you have trouble hearing on the telephone?

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals and encourages celebration of your success. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier you!

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U-lot will be closed and reserved for the visit of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday, Feb. 3rd.

If you have any questions please contact Parking Services at 607-274-3756 or via an email to

Changing where and how you order your HP printer toner could mean substantial savings to your department. Some of the printers we are currently using on campus have an option of using a standard toner cartridge or a high capacity cartridge . Currently 37% of the cartridges being purchased are high capacity cartridges which offer higher yields, a lower cost per page, and the same print quality as the standard cartridge.

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CAPS Accreditation

Contributed by Estela Santos-Pape on 01/30/2014 

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia based organization of United States, Canadian and Australian counseling agencies.

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Winter Wonderland Ball

Contributed by Deandra Bolton on 01/29/2014 

 Spring semester has begun! We’re back to classes, homework, below zero degree weather and the ALS Winter Wonderland Ball. January 31st in Emerson Suites we will be accompanied by the Brown Skin Band and DJ Split Image from 8- 11 PM along with great food. Come and help us celebrate bringing in Black History Month.

Faculty Council seeks 5 faculty members to serve on the newly resurrected Faculty Benefits Committee. Though we are especially interested in recruiting faculty members with knowledge and/or experience in business, organizational management or health care policy, we welcome nominations from all interested and motivated faculty members. Please contact with your name and a short statement of interest. Deadline is Tuesday, February 3.


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Looking for a Valentine's Date?

Contributed by Sara Elwell on 01/29/2014 

IC After Dark is having its version of the Dating Game event on Saturday, February 8th from 8:00pm-11:00pm in IC Square. 

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Mass at Muller Chapel Moved to 7PM

Contributed by David Holmes on 01/29/2014 

 On this Sunday, February 2nd, instead of having Mass during our normal 8PM time we will be celebrating at 7PM

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Want to play kickball with FWD?

Contributed by Aviva Berkowitz on 01/29/2014 

 Come and join us for our first activity of the semester! We will be meeting at the fitness center at 4pm on Friday to play either kickball, badminton, or volleyball. :)

Fun Without Drinking (referred to as "forward") is a group for Ithaca College students who are looking to have Fun Without Drinking.  The goal of this group is to allow individuals to meet others who share similar beliefs to establish friendships and alternative activities. We have weekly meetings and host activities on the weekends.


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Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders

The Office of International Programs announced in Intercom on January 17 the deadlines for 2014-15 proposals for international travel with students led by faculty or staff. I urge you to review and adhere to those deadlines for submission as they are important to the thorough review of proposals by a number of offices. Proposals that are submitted after the deadline for Winter, Spring Break, or Summer experiences and proposals that are incomplete will no longer be able to move forward in the review process.

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Influenza Alert

Contributed by Laura Keefe on 01/29/2014 

The Hammond Health Center has seen a sudden increase in visits from students suffering from symptoms of the flu (influenza). On Monday and Tuesday of this week, we have had 25 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza. The CDC has reported that H1N1 (swine flu) influenza virus is circulating this season and that it may disproportionately affect young and middle-aged adults.

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New DESS Faculty Member Chairs Brand New Committee for Easter Athletic Trainers' Association

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Senior Athletic Training and Physical Therapy majors, Rory Fawcett and Andrew Claypool were recently awarded regional and state Athletic Training scholarships at Annual EATA Conference in CT

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Athletic Training Faculty and Students Presented Their Research at Recent EATA Clinical Symposium

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IC Fit Kids!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 01/29/2014 

It is recommended that your child gets one hour of physical activity per day. Whether your child is an athlete or not, IC Fit Kids can help.

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Historic Views of Ithaca in 3D

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 01/29/2014 

Stop by the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, to view photographs produced by Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator in the Department of Art HIstory at Ithaca College, and her husband Keith Millman, Chair of New Media at TC3.

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