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Recreational Sports will be offering 1 Yoga class on Tuesday's at 12:10 during the summer.

PLEASE NOTE: Meditation and the AM Yoga class have been cancelled.  There were not enough people signed up to make the classes run for the summer.

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It's easier than ever to survey students and alumni about their experiences at IC.  This may be progress, but it also means that our students and alumni are being surveyed more than ever and are suffering from serious survey fatigue.  When there are too many surveys in their inboxes, people simply stop participating, our response rates drop, and none of us gets the information we need. 

One way to address this problem is by contributing to the IC Survey Clearinghouse.

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At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved promotions for six faculty members.

 

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 IC AIDS Ride for Life Team!

Contributed by Russell Martin on 06/03/2010 

(posted on behalf of Lilly Miller)

What: A 100 mile bike ride around Lake Cayuga to raise money for the Southern Tier AIDS Program.

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If you access Ithaca College systems such as e-mail, myHome, Blackboard, Web Profile Manager, etc., you need to know about Netpass!

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Blackboard will be unavailable on Friday, June 11, 2010 from 7-7:30 AM while ITS installs an update.  This update will have minimal impact on users -- the look and feel will stay the same.

For more information about the Blackboard system at IC, visit the ITS Blackboard support website.

Please contact the ITS Helpdesk if you have any questions.

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
607-274-1000
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Posted on behalf of Eric Maguire, Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Ithaca College has named Rachel Reuben the associate vice president for marketing communications. Reuben comes to Ithaca College from the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she spent 12 years managing a wide range of marketing and communications initiatives. She will begin her new position in July.

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Looking for ways to spend new found cash this week?  Have we got a deal for you...raffle tickets to win a $2502 Disney World package for 4 and 11 different raffle baskets chocked full of goodies!  Interested?  Read on for details...

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The College’s administrative student information system (Homer), interactive web-based module (HomerConnect), and myIthaca will be undergoing an upgrade next week. All three systems will be unavailable beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10 through the morning of Monday, June 14 while the conversion to these upgraded systems takes place. Notification will be sent once the upgraded system is accessible to the entire campus.

The Banner Implementation Team appreciates your understanding and cooperation during this period of time in which Homer, HomerConnect, and myIthaca are temporarily inaccessible. The dates chosen are those that will have minimal impact on most of the campus. This upgrade is necessary in order to modernize our student information system and ensure that we can continue to conduct business with the Homer system.

VHS Transition at Ithaca College

Contributed by Mark Hine on 06/01/2010 

As previously mentioned in Intercom, support for VHS media and devices is quickly fading and availability of parts for maintenance and repair will soon disappear.  ITS continues to prepare for this transition by assessing classroom needs and encouraging VHS users to transition to supported media (DVDs).

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Golf outings during the summer

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 06/01/2010 

Golfing season is finally here.  You will find the 2010 Recreational Sports Summer Golf Tournaments on the Recreational Sports website.  Golf Schedule
All you have to do is sign up with me and I make all the arrangements with the courses.

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The Campus Center & Event Services Office would like to announce that Kim Wojtanik, Scheduling Coordinator, will be leaving our office and heading over to the H&S Dean's Office.  Kim has spent more than 3 years with the Campus Center & Event Services Office making room reservations and serving as an integral part of our service team.  We wish Kim all the best.  Her last day with CC&ES is this Friday, June 4.

While we search for a new Scheduling Coordinator, Kelley Harrison ’10, who served as an R25 student assistant since 2007, has been hired on a temporary basis to provide scheduling assistance this summer.  Thank you in advance for your patience during this transition period.

Please continue to reserve your rooms and spaces online by visiting our website. Please click here for more information.

Stephen Clancy, Professor of Art History, delivered a lecture entitled, "Constructing the Self, Imagining the Other: Negotiating Visual Culture in Medieval Iberia," as part of the 2010 Work-in-Progress Seminar Series at the Research School of Humanities and the Arts (RSHA) at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. 

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The College’s administrative student information system (Homer), interactive web-based module (HomerConnect), and myIthaca will be undergoing an upgrade next week. All three systems will be unavailable beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10 through the morning of Monday, June 14 while the conversion to these upgraded systems takes place.  Notification will be sent once the upgraded system is accessible to the entire campus.

The Banner Implementation Team appreciates your understanding and cooperation during this period of time in which Homer, HomerConnect, and myIthaca are temporarily inaccessible. The dates chosen are those that will have minimal impact on most of the campus. This upgrade is necessary in order to modernize our student information system and ensure that we can continue to conduct business with the Homer system.

Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) and Kimberly Baker (Assistant Professor of Sociology) have had their article "Who Has the Advantages in My Intended Career? Engaging Students in the Identification of Gender and Racial Inequalities" accepted for publication in the journal Teaching Sociology.  It will appear in the January 2011 issue of the journal.


 Several faculty and alumni presented their research at the 90th Annual Conference and Expo Of the American Occupational Therapy Association, which was held from April 29 through May 2, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Presentations are listed below.

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Shevory Article Published

Contributed by Gail Belokur on 05/28/2010 

Professor of Politics, Tom Shevory, had an article, "Mongolia's Democratic Politics," published in Mongolica, Spring 2010.

Submitted on behalf of Andrea McClatchie, events and operations coordinator, Office of Athletics.

Are you interested in winning some great items while supporting Ithaca College athletics?

You can participate in our inaugural auction in support of Ithaca athletics by submitting an absentee bid. The event, which includes both a live auction and silent auction, will take place in conjunction with this year's Butterfield/MVP Golf Tournament, being held Friday, June 4, 2010.

Items up for bid include club-level seats and field passes to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers home game; tickets to a Washington Nationals home game; tickets to the 2011 Division I Women's Basketball Final Four, and much more.

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Associate Professor of Music, Timothy Johnson, will give a presentation at the National Baseball Hall of Fame at the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, June 2-4. 

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Submitted on behalf of Eric Maguire, vice president for enrollment management.

I know that many within the IC community have heard bits and pieces of information regarding our fall 2010 entry class.  I am writing today to provide a more complete picture of undergraduate recruitment statistics and projected freshman enrollment.  It is important to note that many of the enrollment statistics hereafter are projected forward to October 1 and are subject to change depending on the magnitude of our summer melt.  

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