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The Wi-Fi rebuild in the Center for Natural Sciences and Park Center for Business was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in these buildings. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:

Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!

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Something we often suspected is now being widely discussed in the media...music relieves stress!  If you are a member of our community faculty or staff, we would love to have you join us in IC voICes; we guarantee you will leave rehearsals with a smile on your face and a spring in your step!

IC voICes, now in its 14th year, offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff across campus to enjoy their vocal talents, meet new friends, and work with both talented College faculty and students.  We are one of the only faculty/staff choirs in the country! Interested, but afraid of auditions? Not to worry...there are none!

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Attention Phi Kappa Phi Seniors of Ithaca College! Are you graduating this year? Are you continuing on to graduate school or professional study?

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Join Professor Diane Birr, President of the IC Chapter, on Thursday, February 12th 2015, at 12:00 Noon in BUS 301 for an information session. This meeting is designed for any interested PKP senior or recent graduate with questions about the application process.

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 The Physical Therapy Department would like to congratulate graduate student Candice Brown on being awarded the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Scholarship of Excellence.  The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions.

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Sherry Deckman, Education, presented, “Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization” at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC in December. This paper presentation focused on Sherry’s ongoing research on diversity in higher education. In the study this paper is derived from, she draws on over a year of ethnographic fieldnotes and participant interviews to document how one black undergraduate student organization at Harvard University negotiates a multiracial membership.

Faculty-in-Residence 2015-2016

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 01/26/2015 

The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce its Faculty-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each of the Residents will focus on a project that has relevance for the college community.

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This is a reminder for users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not fully tested with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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Career Services wishes to inform the community that Ms. Laura Klemer from PWC  has rescheduled her upcoming visit due to the winter storm that is expected to impact the Northeast this week. The new date for her visit is February 11.

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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Wednesday, January 28, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.

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The Ithaca College Office of Human Resources is introducing a new way to receive the latest information on Employee Benefits & Work/Life.   

Employees will be able to keep up on the latest information as well as learn more about the services offered by our benefit partners through postings on the Ithaca College Employee Benefits & Work/Life Facebook page. 

In addition, we will be offering a new segment to include Employee Benefits to the existing Work/Life Blog.  Our Work/Life Blog already offers the latest information on Work/Life and Wellness related news. The Blog has been renamed to the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Blog to include benefits related material as well.  Please check us out.

Check us out on Facebook

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African Latino Society presents:

Contributed by Jihan Moumou on 01/26/2015 

Winter Wonderland: Fatal Attraction - When: Friday January 30, 2015- Time: 8-11 PM

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Block III Registration

Contributed by Chris Thomas on 01/26/2015 

 The last day to register for our Block III Sports is today! Registration will close at 2pm so head over to imleagues and sign up now!

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 Join us this Friday, January 30th for Faculty/Staff Family night as Ithaca College basketball teams take on Utica College.

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If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President's Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you'll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

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Congratulations to Dr. Orlando-Marquez Kittrell, State Grants Administrator/Manager of the Office of State Grants at Ithaca College.  Dr. Kittrell has been awarded full membership in the STEM Education Coalition based in Washington, D.C., and will represent Ithaca College on the Coalition's Leadership Council. 

Dr. Kittrell joins a select group of educators and decision-makers who work together to inform federal and state policymakers on the critical need, goals, and global benefits for improving of STEM education at every level.  As a member of the Coalition, the Ithaca College Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) Program recently lent its support 

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The Spring 2015 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, January 28 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 100 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations.

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Please join us for the Physics Spring Seminar Series as Matthew Price, Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk on The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to:

Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan
and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
“for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources"

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"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." -Jim Rohn

Read this article in SH101:

  • A nutritionist revamps your lunch 
  • Various food choices are examined by a registered dietitian (chili cheese fries, chicken sandwich and onion rings, muffin, etc.)
  • Learn how certain meals can be nutritionally redeemed 

Check it out here:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

Be sure to read the other articles offered in SH101:

  • Breaking Budget? (6 steps to smart spending)
  • Sexual Assault on Campus (Survivors look to their community)
  • Online Courses (How to stand out in the digital classroom)
  • and many more!

 

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; highlights across the next week are listed below. 

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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