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Effective June 1, 2010 The Office of Disability Services, The Office of State Grants (HEOP and CSTEP); and the Office Academic Enrichment Services will operate as three independent operations, reporting directly to the Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Initiatives. The intent of this restructuring is to enable these offices to most effectively deliver important services to our students and is occurring after a careful, thoughtful and inclusive process.

Three finalists for the Assistant Director of Student Involvement position in the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) will visit campus for interviews next week.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 05/19/2010 

Quoted in the media: faculty member Jeffery Meyer and student Jill Cadby. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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Members often think that if they choose a doctor in our network, any care that doctor provides is covered at the in-network rate. However, sometimes doctors perform outpatient procedures at facilities that are not in Aetna's network. This can mean members owe more money because of facility charges. 

Starting July 1, 2010, Aetna will require pre-authorization for out-of-network ambulatory surgical facilities.

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 Results of faculty ballot  

Contributed by Stanley Seltzer on 05/18/2010 

 Faculty Council recently conducted a ballot on ICNL Committee's statement on "fracking".  Results  on the question "I support the ICNL Committee's statement on hydrofracturing" are 136 Yes, 11 No.

It is with a mixture of sadness (for us) and joy (for her new position) that I announce the leaving of Dr. Janet Wigglesworth, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Clinical Services in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

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Submitted for Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources

This is a reminder to all supervisors to submit Paid Time Away balances for your department to Human Resources by Friday, May 21st. 

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10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 ... It's almost time to PARTY!!!

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Quad
(Rain Location: Emerson Suites & IC Square)

All faculty, staff and administration are invited to this campus event! No RSVP necessary.

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ITS would like to remind everyone that all computing systems and services will be unavailable for an extended period due to the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 29, 2010.

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“You Are What You Eat," a film by Ginalola Lowry (Dec. ’09), was selected for Hungry Filmmakers, a film screening series featuring the efforts of food-conscious filmmakers.

The screening will take place on May 24, 2010 at Anthology Film Archives. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to Just Food, an organization dedicated to improving access to fresh, seasonal, sustainable food for all New York City residents.

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The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (NBRMP) awarded Alyssa Krause ’09 and Tommy Strauss ’09 each with a $2,000 Student Grant. This year, NBRMP recognized students at 10 schools including New York University, Brooklyn College, Columbia University, and Northwestern University.

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ADMISSIONS -------------------------1:30 PM 

ALUMNI HALL-----------------------1:40 PM 

       Phillips Hall Post Office will Close at 3PM on Fridays beginning May 28th

“Tuesday Tips” is going on a summer hiatus. We will return when the fall semester starts. But before we leave you, we want to share with you 6 TIPS for planning a successful yard sale. You may ask, “Why yard sales? These aren’t real events.” Oh but they are! Whether you love them or you hate them, yard sales can be a great way to clean out your living space and make some good money…if you plan ahead.

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The second-seeded Ithaca Bombers (33-13) swept through the NCAA regional with four wins in four days, beating the fourth-seeded Alfred Saxons (37-8) 7-1 in Sunday’s final. With the win, the Bombers earn their ninth trip in 15 years to the World Series. The Bombers, who have won eight straight games – all in the postseason – will open play in the eight-team, double-elimination tournament Friday against either DePauw or Ohio Northern.

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A review of a recent concert in which Jeffery Meyer and his St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Philharmonic participated was included in a recent issue of the New York Times.  The concert was Wall to Wall Behind the Wall at Symphony Space.   Read the review and view the photo.

The Ithaca College community is invited to the 43rd annual Commencement Eve Concert on Saturday, May 22, at 8:30 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium. You are also welcome at the dress rehearsal on Friday, May 21, at 8:30 p.m. -- less traffic and a smaller crowd, but the exact same show.

The dress rehearsal is a polished performance that is attended each year by hundreds of people, and provides a wonderful opportunity to experience the concert in a more relaxed setting.

Admission is free. Directed by Professor Dana Wilson, this year's theme is "The Blues in the Night" and features the symphony orchestra, choir, marimba band, jazz ensemble, and soloists in an exciting and entertaining one-hour program.

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Ali Erkan, assistant professor of Computer Science, is an invited speaker at the NSF-Supported 2010 HarambeeNet Workshop on Social Networks, hosted by Duke University.

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The May 28th deadline is fast approaching for you to fill out the orange "Hold at Phillips Hall P.O." card and to take it to the registrar's office if you desire to receive mail on campus during the summer.

This card is available at the Phillips Hall Post Office, the Mail Center and Emerson Hall during check in.

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Ithaca College has an outdoor POOL. Just for you. Just for summer.

To find out reason #1 for taking an ITHACA course this summer, tune in June 1st, the first day of Summer Session I, when the name of an IC summer session student will be announced as the winner of the Summer Session Raffle and a weekend pass to Grassroots Festival!

May Session starts TODAY.  For additional information about IC's summer session courses, e-mail the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies at or call 607-274-3529.

Download the full Summer Session schedule in an easy-to-read pdf.

Online or on the lake!

Register for summer sessions today through HomerConnect.



 IC Link Survey

Contributed by Russell Martin on 05/15/2010 

This summer, the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be talking regularly with the company that created IC Link, Ithaca College's student organization management program.

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