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Listed below are all of the currently scheduled sessions where members of the Shared Governance Task Force will be in attendance and available to receive feedback from the Ithaca Community.

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An Entrepreneurial Application of an Environmental Studies Degree on Monday, October 31 at noon in CNS 115.

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Beginning on October 25th the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will be conducting a sweep of the campus for the purpose of removing bicycles and bicycle parts that are obviously abandoned and/or parked where they should not be.  The sweep is being conducted to improve campus safety, maximizes the availability of bike parking resources and improve the beauty of our campus environment.   

According to newly adopted Ithaca College Bicycle Policy, a bicycle is considered abandoned when it is ..."found under circumstances which reasonably indicate that it has been abandoned (e.g., it appears to be inoperable and/or it does not appear to have been moved for an extended period of time)".  

 Bicycles will be tagged.  Seven days later any bike that has not been removed will be confiscated.  Impounded bicycles will be stored for a period not less than 90 days and in accordance with New York State Personal Property Law.  

 The campus community can help in this effort by reporting any suspected abandoned bicycles to 

"The Nature of Things," a short story by Associate Professor Jack Wang of the Department of Writing, appears in the current issue of The Malahat Review, a Canadian literary journal from the University of Victoria. The story follows a young couple, both Canadian foreign nationals, in Shanghai during the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937.

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This Wednesday through Friday, October 26 to 28, the U-Lot (Campus Center Lot) will be closed 6 to 9 a.m. each morning for reserved event parking.  As of 9 a.m. it will be open for normal use.  Individuals typically parking in this lot at the start of the business day will need to use other campus parking options until 9 a.m.  Individuals needing to use the handicapped spaces in U-Lot can continue to do so during the reserved hours by speaking to the lot attendant.

Ithaca College's Internet station, VIC Radio, won the top prize in the Audio Special Broadcast category at the National Student Electronic Media Convention, presented by College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI).

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Ithaca College alumnus Robert A. Iger '73, chairman and chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Company, will be interviewed by Dean Sean Reid and Dean Diane Gayeski '74 on Wednesday, October 26, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Ford Hall as part of Professions Week 2016. Please note that this event is open only to the campus community, with seating preference for students.

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Interested first and second year students that are not currently in the Honors Program are invited to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program.

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Psychology students Marissa Cardwell ('17), Allie McGuane '17), Chrissy Smith ('17), and Jocelyn Suarez ('17) presented the result of their research at the annual convention of the New England Psychological Association in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 15.

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Donathan Brown, associate professor in Communication Studies and coordinator of the Culture and Communication major, has co-edited an interdisciplinary book as part of a series titled "People of Color in the United States."  The book focuses specifically on immigration and migration. 

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Today, Monday, October 24th, at 5:30 p.m. in Business 103, Joyce Coleman, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, will give a talk titled "'Withinne a Paved Parlour':  Criseyde and Domestic Reading in a City under Siege."  The phrase quoted in her title comes from the scene in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (II.82) in which Pandarus encounters Criseyde and two other ladies listening to the story of the siege of Thebes being read aloud.

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EASDC Fall Social!

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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee is hosting our first social event of the year on November 21 from 11- 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge.  Come get to know your Educational Affairs colleagues and have some fun raising money to support the Chapel Emergency Fund that provides monies, gas cards, and grocery cards to students, faculty and staff in need.

There will be food, music, make-your-own greeting card station, and a silent gift basket raffle.

In order to prepare for this raffle event, we are asking each school/department to put together a gift basket prize. It doesn’t have to be specific to your school, get creative!  We want to post pictures of the prize baskets online prior to the event to help boost interest and participation, so please get your basket to Tati Herold (Smiddy Room 315) no later than Friday, November 4th at 5pm! This event is open to both staff and faculty. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Individuals who had stroke more than 6 months ago are needed for a study investigating the impact of physical therapy on walking and balance. Participants will be randomized to exercise in the water or on land using a treadmill 3 times per week for 4 weeks and will be compensated for their time. Please contact Sarah Fishel at for additional information. 


The Ithaca College Library received the 2016 Spirit Award from the South Central Regional Library Council at the Council's annual meeting.

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Interested in learning how to observe wild primates in Costa Rica next summer? Attend our information session on Tues, Oct 25th, from 5-7 pm in Williams 118 to learn more!


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We are planning our 9th trip to China in May 2017 and invite you to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday October 26, 2016 in CHS room 207 at 12:00-1:00 PM.

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A Professions Week Event!

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Young Alumni Panel

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A Professions Week Event!

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ICIC 10000 Integration—Connecting the disciplines. How will we meet the complex challenges of the 21st century? We will need to find ways to combine insights and ideas from many fields of study and to use them creatively. Concepts and tools from systems science and design can help us do this. They are introduced through a series of engaging learning activities. Pass/Fail. 1 credit. No prerequisites. LA.

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