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Contributed by Mary Kranz on 05/05/2009
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. This year, the American Nurses Association has chosen the theme, "Nurses: Building a Healthy America," to reflect the commitment nurses make every day in building a healthy America for the public they serve.
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Contributed by Kathy Farley on 05/05/2009
Please note all of the changes in the Fitness Center hours until summer hours begin on Tuesday, May 26.
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Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 05/05/2009
Submitted for Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources
The Office of Human Resources is pleased to bring online time reporting with Oracle Time and Labor (OTL) to the Ithaca College campus beginning in August 2009. It has been a challenging road to create a process that would allow us to move away from paper Time Report Forms (TRF) and using paper accrual sheets to recording both our time on the job and our paid time away online. This is the first of many communications we will be sending out as we move closer to implementation.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/05/2009
Julie Blumberg, assistant professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, attended the "Future Of Television" conference in March.
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The summer hours program will begin Friday, May 22, 2009, and continue through August 7, 2009. During this period, full-time employees will work two fewer hours (37-1/2 hours reduced to 35-1/2, 40 hours reduced to 38 hours) and receive their usual compensation.
Ithaca College's official business hours will end at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays instead of 5:00 p.m.; thus giving many of our employees a chance to get a head start on the summer weekends. This year there will be 12 Fridays on which the official hours will be reduced by two hours.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/05/2009
Attention college-owned Mac users:
Please be aware that there is a problem with the Microsoft Office Update process. Updates for Microsoft Office products are currently not able to be downloaded. Microsoft Office is able to periodically check for updates, but is not able to install the updates.
ITS is working to find a solution to this problem and a notice will be posted to Intercom when it is resolved.
Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/05/2009
Interested in using clickers in your fall courses? (See original Intercom article.)
Click Personal Response System (PRS): Demo for Instructors to register for the information sessions on either:
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Caps and gowns will be available at the buyback window May 13-16 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day.
The Jostens representative will be in the Bookstore May 13, 14, 16 and 17.
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Contributed by Bonita L. Hogben on 05/05/2009
Representatives from Live Text, the new assessment and portfolio system for all teacher education programs at Ithaca College, will be on the Ithaca College campus for two days of training workshops on May 19 and 20.
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Contributed by David Newman on 05/05/2009
The World Health Organization (WHO) last week raised the Pandemic Influenza Level from 4 to 5, recognizing that there is now sustained person-to-person transmission of the H1N1 swine flu in many areas.
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Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 05/05/2009
Want an excuse to make photos during the beautiful summer days?
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ITS is pleased to announce that graduating seniors with ePortfolios can continue to use and update the ePortfolio after graduation!
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Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 05/04/2009
Please remember there are special Optical Scanning procedures and schedules in place for Final Exam Week – Tuesday, May 5th through Monday, May 11th, 2009. These procedures have recently changed.
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Contributed by Kalil Telage on 05/04/2009
Kal Telage, of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently presented a PowerPoint presentation, "Strategies for Building PowerPoint Architecture for E-Learning."
The paper was given at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Contributed by John Kruger on 05/04/2009
The Office of Admission has finalized its Finger Lakes Tour date as well as prospective student program dates for the fall 2009 semester, as well as dates for accepted-student programs in the spring 2010 semester.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/04/2009
Nine Park School students had their work featured on WCNY, the PBS affiliate in Syracuse, in April. The station aired a 30-minute special devoted to three documentaries that were filmed as assignments for the fall 2008 Nonfiction Production class, which was taught by Professor John Scott.
Postage rates are changing for domestic and international mail.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 05/04/2009
Mara Alper's latest documentary, Visions of the Huichol, was invited to be exhibited at the Kampo Museum, an art museum in Kyoto, Japan, in November 2009. It will be an intrinsic part of an exhibit of Mexican Huichol (pronounced "WE-chol") tribal art curated by Aurelio Asiain, a Mexican diplomat in Japan.
Segments of the documentary to be exhibited include how the intricate art is made, daily life in the mountain villages, healing rituals and ceremonial events. These segments are part of a one-hour documentary which Alper is editing in bilingual versions.
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Thank you to everyone who donated to the Ithaca College and Cornell University Fight MS Team for the Walk on May 3, 2009.
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