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New York City Holiday Bus Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 08/13/2005 

Enjoy the spirit of the season in the Big Apple! Do some holiday shopping, take in a show, go out to eat, or do it all! You have eight hours all on your own.

  • Saturday, December 3, 2005
  • $35/ person. Payment due November 18 by 4:00 pm.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, family members, and friends.
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    The LGBT Center's tobacco initiative, designed to address disproportionate rates of smoking in sexual minority students at Ithaca College, is the recipient of an additional award.

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    Student Handbook and Legal Notices

    Contributed by Brian McAree on 08/12/2005 

    The Ithaca College Student Handbook is now on line and may be accessed at

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    ID Office Closed on 8/12/05

    Contributed by Fernando Gualtieri on 08/11/2005 

    The ID Office will be closed on Friday, 8/12/05. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

    IC Community Picnic August 22

    Contributed by Peggy Williams on 08/11/2005 

    Again this year, we are pleased to continue our tradition of welcoming new students at the IC CommUNITY Picnic. The picnic will be held on Monday, August 22, on the academic quad, immediately following Convocation (at approximately noon). In the event of rain, it will be held in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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    Summer hours in the Fitness Center end on Friday, August 12th. 2005 graduates will no longer be able to use their ID to enter the Fitness Center after Friday.

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    End of Fitness Center Summer Hours

    Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 08/11/2005 

    Summer hours in the Fitness Center end on Friday, August 12.

    The Fitness Center will be open from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00pm on Monday, August 15, through Friday, August 19.

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    This is a reminder that an all-College staff meeting will be held Wednesday morning, August 17, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Emerson Suites of the Campus Center.

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    There will be a major upgrade to Parnassus August 12-15. The most significant changes are to iProcurement. Any users who enter requisitions will be affected. There are some additional cosmetic changes for users who enter journals and users who enter or view invoices through Finance Apps or AP Invoice Entry Only responsibilities.

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    The Office of First Year Programs and Orientation cordially invites faculty and staff to attend the August Orientation Parent Wine and Cheese Reception.

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    Changes to EZ Pay Check Pick-Up

    Contributed by Monica McGavin on 08/11/2005 

    Beginning Monday, August 15, 2005, all EZ Pay checks that are marked for pick up will now be picked up at the bursar’s window in Job Hall.

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    Library Delivery Service

    Contributed by Bernard Hogben on 08/10/2005 

    Did you know? Faculty, administrators, and staff can request books from the Ithaca College library’s collection and have them delivered to their department.

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    William F. Pickard and Peter J. Melcher. 2005. “Perspectives on the Biophysics of Xylem Transport”. Eds. N. Michele Holbrook and Maciej A. Zwieniecki. In: Physiological Ecology Series. United Academic Press.

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    This is a reminder that Parnassus will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m., August 11, through August 15, 2005, during a major software upgrade.

    • The August 12 bi-weekly payroll should be available for on-line viewing through Employee Self-Service at today, Wednesday, August 10
    • The August 15 semi-monthly payroll should be available for on-line viewing through Employee Self-Service at tomorrow, Thursday, August 11.

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    The offices of budget, financial services, and purchasing will be moving back to the 14th floor of the West Tower on Wednesday, August 10.

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    The PIECES (Providing Ithaca Experiences Connecting Every Student) program will be returning for opening weekend again this fall, and we're looking for faculty and staff volunteers to help with this program again.

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    Three Ithaca College faculty were invited delegates to present their recent research at the Media and Society in Asia: Transformations and Transitions Conference in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, July 18-21, 2005.

    Gina Marchetti, Cinema and Photography; Patricia R. Zimmerman, Cinema and Photography; and Stewart Auyash, Health Promotion and Physical Education, were among 30 U.S.-based scholars at the Asian Media, Information and Communications Centre (AMIC) sponsored gathering of nearly 300 delegates from 30 different countries.

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    Last Call for Yankee Bus Trip

    Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 08/07/2005 

    The bus trip is to see the Yankees vs. Kansas City on August 27! We need to know if you'll be joining us by this Friday, August 12.

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    New Faculty/Staff Workshops

    Contributed by Michelle Hammond on 08/05/2005 

    ITS is pleased to offer a new series of workshops -- Introduction to WebCT and Using an E-classroom.

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    Plan Now, Beat the Rush

    Contributed by Kris Shields on 08/05/2005 

    As faculty, staff, and students return to the Ithaca College campus, many people begin planning for the coming year. As a result, many people and organizations are starting to request room reservations. This rush of requests places a significant burden on the staff processing reservations.

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