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Be a dear, and bring a non-perishable food item to the Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair. As the Caring & Sharing Committee kicks off its annual Thanksgiving food drive, this is a great opportunity to give back to the IC community and be entered to win an additional raffle prize.

The Ithaca College Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair will be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014, in Emerson Suite from 10am to 3pm.  Benefit eligible faculty & staff only please. Present your College ID for admittance.

 

Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Colleagues,

My name is Keith W. McIntosh. I go by "Mac." I recently joined Ithaca College as the Associate Vice President, Information Technology Services​ and Chief Information Officer (CIO). ​One of my first priorities as your CIO, in addition to meeting everyone, is getting an assessment of our current technology services to determine a baseline for improvement and planning for the future. I've chosen to use the Higher Education TechQual+ Project for this assessment.

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Ithaca College Information Technology Services (ITS) has officially started an initiative to develop their strategic plan to be enacted over a five-year span. Under new leadership from Gerald Hector, Vice-President of Finance & Administration, and ITS Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Keith "Mac" McIntosh, the group has engaged in several thoughtful discussions about the services we provide, and the ever-changing technological landscape that affects how we live, learn, and work at Ithaca College.

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. 

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Submitted on behalf of the staff of Marketing Communications:

Congratulations to Dave Cameron, whose presentation titled "Human at Work, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Get Better at My Job" won both Best of Track and Best of Conference this week at the HighEdWeb Association national conference in Portland, OR.

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Please join me in congratulating Kris Monroe on accepting the position of Senior Consultant with Blue Canopy Group headquartered in Reston, VA. His last day working at Ithaca College will be Friday, October 31st.

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Do you like fashion and/or marketing? Come out to IABC's informational Skype session with Macy's Senior Vice President of Marketing, Nancy Slavin, on Tuesday, Oct. 28th at 7pm in Park 285!

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Friday, October 24, 2014, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
(Part of the Series on Enhancing Student Engagement with Technology from the TELE Collaborative*)

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Interested first and second year students are invited to apply to the Ithaca College Honors Program. The Honors Program engages a community of scholars in a highly enhanced liberal arts program that offers a variety of curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular opportunities to foster critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and lifelong learning.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that U.S. PIRG has just scheduled a campus visit for the purpose of hiring Campus Organizers for their 2015-2016 campaign season.

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In addition to learning about visible and non-visible job markets, the role of networking in the search process, and concrete resources for finding opportunities, in this workshop you'll learn tips and tricks for standing out amongst other job candidates in today's competitive market.

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Marcos Pires, Ph.D. '03 will be Chemistry Departments seminar guest speaker Tuesday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in CNS 333.  The title of the presentation is:  “Unnatural D-Amino Acids as Novel Antibiotic Agents and Diagnostic Tools”

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Is giving a speech not your bread and butter? Come join the Ithaca College chapter of Toastmasters.  At Toastmasters, we will help you learn the skills that can help you give a speech like a piece of cake (or Toast). 

We have a new meeting time, every other Wednesday and the first Monday of every month.  Our first Monday meeting is November 3 at 6 PM in the DeMott Conference Room. We invite faculty, staff, and students to join us!

To find out more, join us as a guest. Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5 at 2PM in the Cayuga Lake Room.

 For more information about the IC chapter of Toastmasters, visit Ithaca College Toastmasters.

 

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 Come join the fun!  Babies and toddlers ages newborn to 36 months are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development Across the Lifespan’. 

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Join us on Thursday, Oct. 23rd for our celebration in honor of the Deepavali holiday!

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Consider volunteering to help out with a Math (and Music) day  at IC on April 15th 10:00 - 1:00 in Williams Hall

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A screening of the Swedish film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's bestselling novel THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE will take place Friday, September 24, 4 PM, Hill 104.

In conjunction with the class, The Politics of THE GIRL WITH DRAGON TATTOO, the event is free and open to the public.  Again revel in the exploits of Lisbeth Salander, accused of a horrific double-murder, as she confronts sex traffickers, a motorcycle gang, a blond giant, and corrupt officials in the Swedish government.

Snacks provided.

 

 

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 Routine Disturbances is in need of a pianist, bassist, and drummer for their showcase in December. 

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 Come to IC Square from 8-11pm on Halloween night to get in the Halloween spirit with IC After Dark. Participate in themed activities and Do-it-Yourself goodies! 

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 The Jewish Studies Program at Ithaca College Hosts IC’s Annual Holocaust Lecture:

 Professor Hilary Earl of Nipissing University will present a lecture entitled

 "The Biggest Murder Trial in History: The Nuremberg Einsatzgruppen Trial and the Banality of Evil"

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

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