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Ithaca College housing looks to be significantly over target due to the size of the incoming class. As such, the Office of Residential Life recognizes the need to create additional space in traditional housing for these students. The Office of Residential Life has approved all students who have applied to move off-campus up to this point, but we anticipate the need for more available spaces. In order to address this significant need, the Office of Residential Life is offering returning students, holding on-campus housing assignments, several options to consider for fall 2009.These options include:
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At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted promotions from associate to full professor to Srijana Maskey Bajracharya, Alka Bramhandkar, Nancy Cornwell, Craig Cummings, Katharine Kittredge, Janice Levy, and Thomas Swensen; tenure and promotion from assistant to associate professor to Anna Larsen; and promotion from assistant to associate professor to Karen Edwards.
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Contributed by Charleen Heidt on 05/27/2009
Ithaca Festival Buttons will be available free to all registered Summer Session I students on Thursday, May 28.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/26/2009
Elisabeth Nonas, associate professor and chair of the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, will attend the 2009 Game Education Summit Conference, to be held June 16-17 at Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center in Pittsburgh.
The summit promotes dialog between academia and industry. Nonas will speak on a panel titled, "Should Game Writing Be Part of the Curriculum?"
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Contributed by Leigh Ann Vaughn on 05/26/2009
Associate Professor of Psychology Leigh Ann Vaughn gave four oral presentations of research at two professional conferences in April and May 2009.
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Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 05/26/2009
The Oracle Time and Labor (OTL) online system to capture time worked at Ithaca College continues to be on schedule for implementation in August 2009. Recently we shared a description of a key element of this system -- Paid Time Away (PTA). We would like to thank the many folks who called with questions and provided feedback on the approach to Paid Time Away within the online system. This feedback has provided us an opportunity to take another look at the schedule of implementation and the key measures of success.
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Contributed by Art Gilmore on 05/26/2009
The Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's General Store will close at noon on Friday, May 29, for inventory.
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Contributed by Bernard Beins on 05/22/2009
Assistant professor of psychology Jeffrey Holmes published an article, entitled "Transparency of Self-Report Racial Attitude Scales." The research appeared in the most recent issue of Basic and Applied Social Psychology.
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Contributed by Kathryn Totman on 05/22/2009
The only Student Driver Safety Class until August will be held on Wednesday, May 27, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101. Any students who need to drive an IC vehicle must take and pass this course.
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Contributed by Fred Chandra on 05/22/2009
It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee announces End of the Year award winners. These awards were presented at a ceremony on May 13, in Emerson Suites. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Residential Life family.
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Contributed by Judy Smith on 05/22/2009
Bill Hudenko, an assistant professor of psychology, presented research at the International Meeting for Autism Research in Chicago, Illinois.
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Contributed by Kathryn Totman on 05/22/2009
If you need to drive an IC vehicle this summer or next fall, you'll need to attend and pass a Student Driver Safety Class. This is a free two-hour class. It will be offered on Wednesday, May 27, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101. You must be 21 in order to drive an IC vehicle but NOT to take the class.
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Contributed by Marisa Kelly on 05/21/2009
On behalf of the search committee for the assistant provost for academic programs and initiatives, I am pleased to announce the visits of two finalists. Each finalist has been asked to address the following question during their open presentation: "How can academic affairs serve as a positive force in the student’s academic experience?"
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/21/2009
Christina Bryant ’11, a cinema and photography major, was one of five American fellows chosen to participate in the Fusion Arts Exchange (FAX) Screenwriting and Film Production program held at University of Southern California (USC) this summer.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/21/2009
All areas of Information Technology Services (ITS) -- including the main office, Helpdesk, and Classroom Tech Support -- will close at noon on Friday, May 22, for the Mardi Gras event.
ITS will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26.
In keeping with the College’s summer hours policy, the Fix-it Friday (FIF) maintenance time will be adjusted accordingly. From May 22 to August 7, the system maintenance window will be Fridays from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
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Contributed by David Maley on 05/20/2009
As of May 15, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed its recommendation that U.S. travelers avoid travel to Mexico because of the spread and severity of the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in that country. The travel health warning that had been in effect since April 27 has now been downgraded to a travel health precaution for Mexico.
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Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 05/20/2009
The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement is now planning the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) for the fall 2009 semester. We need many presenters for this thriving program.
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