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Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on exploring a study that was conducted on how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions are influencing contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and universities followed by a 30 minute discussion. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

Higher Education Access and Opportunity in a Shifting Legal Landscape

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern 
(Time includes optional 30 minute discussion period)
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Training Room

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival,  was one of three featured keynote speakers at a special symposium at the University of Washington entitled “Opium:  Fifty Years of Opium and Conflict in the Shan State of Burma, a Visual Retrospective.”

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Are you looking to get the most out of your experience in a student organization? On Saturday, September 12th, join the Student Organization Specialists of OSEMA at the 2015 Student Organization Conference! 

 

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“Time spent with family, is worth every second”

Make time to spend with your family by completing great daily activities, like the Arizona State Quiz, Jeopardy, and other fun games!

Check out our Family Fun Month webpage - http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/familymonth for more daily suggestions! 

Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to remind all Faculty and Administrative Assistants that the recently released Charcoal Scantron form can be used the same way as the Blue or Green Scantron form for exam processing. Course Evaluations must be done with their current form.

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours from 8/10/15 - 8/21/15.  Our hours during these weeks will be as follows:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Offices within the Finance and Administration Division will be participating in a retreat, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  As a result, some offices will be closed or have limited services available.  See below for specific information.

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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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Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, presented his research paper, Evolving Journalistic Guidelines: A Survey of Social Media Policies in US Television Newsrooms, at the Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in San Francisco.

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This is a reminder that in order to perform required maintenance on the campus electrical infrastructure, the Office of Facilities will be conducting a power shutdown on Sunday, August 9th, 2015

 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a volunteer trip to Syracuse, NY, during the fall break period (October 15 – October 17). Students will be working with the Syracuse Rescue Mission, which provides meals, shelter, as well as a variety of other services to residents of Syracuse who are experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness.

 

Advisers are needed to help manage the group’s schedule, assist with driving the Ithaca College van, and to facilitate a post-service reflection. Adviser participation is 100% subsidized through the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs. The group will depart from Ithaca on Thursday, and return Saturday evening.

 

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At IC Square Food Court, we're featuring two new sandwiches from our Summer Unplugged line, available until August 14!

At Selona Grill, we're serving up a Bao Sandwich. A traditional steamed bun filled with Asian flavored beef brisket and pickled cabbage slaw topped with chopped cilantro.

At The Deli, we're featuring a Roast Beef and Arugula Baguette! Delicious roast beef, arugula, balsamic red onion and fresh mozzarella with black pepper may on a baguette.

Come to the Food Court and try one today!

Check out the Summer issue of Student Health 101!

http://readsh101.com/go2ithaca.html

To receive Student Health 101 health tips and updates by text: Text ITHACA to 40691

Student Health 101 is a free e-magazine that covers a large range of topics including sleep, stress, nutrition, fitness, alcohol use and more!

Student Health 101 is sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion in the Center for Counseling, Health, and Wellness at Ithaca College. Questions or comments may be directed to Nancy Reynolds, Program Director

    

Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on exploring a study that was conducted on how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions are influencing contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and universities followed by a 30 minute discussion. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

Higher Education Access and Opportunity in a Shifting Legal Landscape

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern 
(Time includes optional 30 minute discussion period)
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Training Room

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 WATCH THE 2015 SMA MUSIC VIDEO

The Ithaca College Summer Music Academy (SMA)—held at the School of Music from July 12 to August 1—celebrated the conclusion of its fifth successful season this past week.

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The second of two annual campus electrical shut downs takes place on Sunday, August 9th, 2015.

ITS would like to remind everyone to unplug computers, printers, and other electrical devices prior to the start of the shut down. 

While ITS expects that all computing systems and services will remain online and accessible from off campus during the power outage, there is the possibility of extended system downtime for any system or service due to unanticipated problems. 

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
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Microsoft Releases Windows 10

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 08/06/2015 

Microsoft has released their latest operating system, Windows 10. For personal computers already running Windows 7 or Windows 8, Windows 10 will be available as a free update for the first year. College issued computers will continue to use Windows 7 while ITS investigates Windows 10’s compatibility with our software and systems.

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ITS is upgrading Sakai on August 11, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT). Sakai wil be unavailable during that time.  

The upgraded version of Sakai includes many new features and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility.  

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Campus Store Closing

Contributed by Rick Watson on 08/06/2015 

The Campus Store will be closed on August 17th, 2015.

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Going on walks or hikes as a family offers a great way to spend time together, enjoy beautiful scenery and get some exercise. There are wonderful walking and hiking trails in the area that would be great for the whole family.

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