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The Ithaca College Squash Club is looking for new members who have experience playing squash and those who have never played but have an interest.

If you're interested, contact us: ithacasquash@gmail.com

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As you revise your syllabi for the spring semester, remember “an ounce of prevention…”

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The first week of sessions of the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) for Spring 2011 are now posted -- register NOW for the sessions that you plan to attend!  The full listing of Block III sessions will be posted on Monday, January 24.

The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is a series of free, interactive workshops designed to help students develop and refine personal leadership skills. As an Ithaca College student, you may choose to attend any session that interests you, or take part in a series of six sessions to earn an SLI certificate. Certificates recognize students who invest time and energy into developing their leadership knowledge and skills.

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Don’t be in the line that stretches past the Bookstore on your first day of classes! 

The Phillips Hall Post Office and the Mail Center will be open Saturday and Sunday for package pick up from 10:45am – 4:30pm. 

As of Tuesday afternoon, we have received and sent emails for over 1100 student packages and are adding 300 each day to this amount. 

Empty your mail box!  We have been sorting mail that has arrived since you left in December.  Make room for this semester's mail.

Mail rooms will open Monday, 1/24, on the same schedule as last semester. 

Contact Mail Services at 274-3371 with questions.

 

 I am pleased to announce that Andrea Clark, has accepted the position of Interior Space Design and Inventory Specialist reporting to Gail Wagner, Purchasing Manager, within the Office of Facilities.

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Ithaca College is proud to announce its new partnership with Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Central New York! Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York and its branch offices help nearly 50,000 consumers each year. With 39 years of professional, non-profit community service experience, CCCS is a fully accredited and licensed organization providing in-person, telephone and internet counseling. CCCS will be on campus every third Wednesday of the month starting February 16th. To schedule an appointment with a representative, you should call CCCS directly at 1-800-479-6026.

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Master Composter training includes ten classroom sessions or field trips, as
well as practical education through volunteering in the community.

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2010 W-2s available online

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/18/2011 

2010 W-2s are now available for all active employees and student employees to view online through Parnassus. Once logged into Parnassus, click on IC Employee (or Student Employee) Self Service then click on Employee W-2. 

Your paper W-2 will be mailed to your permanent address later this week.  

Please feel free to contact the Payroll Office at (607) 274-3874 or (607) 274-3133 with any questions.

Social Justice and Community Involvement Fair
Tuesday, January 25, 11:00am-2:00pm
Clark and Klingenstein Lounges, Campus Center

Stop by this fair anytime between 11am and 2pm to learn about ways you can take action on your campus and in your community.  Student and community-based organizations will be available with free items and information for interested students.  Participating community organizations include New Roots Charter School, SPCA of Tompkins County, Salvation Army and Planned Parenthood.

In addition to the free stuff you can pick up at each table, you will also have a chance to participate in a raffle that could win you gift cards at local businesses such as Cinemapolis, Ithaca Bakery, and Ten Thousand Villages.

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There is now a blog for all your Employee Benefits & Work/Life topics.

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Reminder & clarification for faculty:  as you finalize your spring semester syllabi, please keep in mind that we will be hosting the National Conference for Undergraduate Research here on campus on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1.  All of our general-purpose classrooms, although not labs and other specialized instructional spaces, will be needed for IC students and visiting undergraduate researchers to make their conference presentations on these dates.

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The All College Meeting will be held in the Emerson Suites from 9:00 - 11:00a.

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Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace?

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The indoor pool will be closed Saturday January 22nd from 2-5 due to a home Swimming and Diving meet against the University of Rochester.

“A kinase cascade leading to Rab11-FIP5 controls transcytosis of the polymeric immunoglobulin receptor” Tao Su, David M. Bryant, Frédéric Luton, Marcel Vergés, Scott M. Ulrich, Kirk C. Hansen, Anirban Datta, Dennis J. Eastburn, Alma L. Burlingame, Kevan M. Shokat, Keith E. MostovNature Cell Biology Volume:12, Pages:1143–1153 (2010)

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ITS is pleased to announce that "Introduction to Blackboard" training sessions begin this week in the Technology Learning Center, room 101 Friends Hall. Blackboard is the central course management system at Ithaca College. In addition to receiving an overview of how the system works, participants will get hands-on practice building content and using key tools. To register instantly, simply click the link below.

Introduction to Blackboard  (click here to register)

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Engaging Communities 2011

Contributed by Jane Ray on 01/16/2011 

For this year’s Engaging Communities event, we are very pleased to offer opportunities for faculty, staff and students to experience two highly accomplished individuals; one to engage our minds and help us focus our work and the other to engage our spirit and sense of connection.

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Applications are available in 2 weeks!

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Applications are available in 2 weeks!

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Blackboard Cafe in the CET

Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 01/14/2011 

Come to the Center for Educational Technology in Job 102 for coffee, tea, and cookies and to work on your Blackboard course site.  Staff will be available to answer any questions about Blackboard or other course technologies.

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