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Following a summer of renovations, the Ithaca College Fitness Center will reopen on Monday July 18th.  Our hours for the rest of summer will be:

Monday: 7:00am - 6:30pm

Tuesday: 7:00am - 6:30pm

Wednesday: 7:00am - 6:30pm

Thursday: 7:00am - 6:30pm

Friday: 7:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

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Stephen Sweet (Professor of Sociology) joined a team of scholars who visited the offices of congressional representatives Charles Rangel (D), Nita Lowey (D), Tom Reed (R) and senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D) and Chuck Schumer (D) as part of the Work and Family Researchers Network Work-Family Congressional Education and Policy Day (in collaboration with the National Partnership for Women & Families and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth).  The lobbying effort was intended to generate support for legislation currently proposed for paid family leave, paid sick leave, and schedule predictability.  Stephen Sweet serves as member of the executive committee for the Work and Family Researchers Network.

During the early morning hours of Thursday, July 21st (midnight on Wednesday through 2:00 AM on Thursday) Internet connectivity to and from Ithaca College (excluding My-ResNet) will be unavailable for two 15-minute periods during the maintenance window. Users of the student My-ResNet network will not be impacted.

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Save the date:

Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Tuesday, July 26th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jaimie Voorhees in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or jvoorhees@ithaca.edu).  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

Cumulus Image Database Update

Contributed by Jill Fisher on 07/14/2016 

 The upgrade is now working to download images. You will have to go to this new link http://austin.ithaca.edu/portals/ to log in and create a new bookmark. We have found that it is not working with Safari but is with the Chrome browser. Let me know if you are having any problems. Jill Fisher, jfisher@ithaca.edu

 The Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents its 2016 summer season, involving many members of the Ithaca College community.

 

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Fall 2016 Technology Renewal questionnaires have been sent to all individuals and area coordinators.

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Blood Drive Monday July 25 in the Fitness Center from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We Will be Excepting Walk-Ins But appointment will go first. PLEASE CALL 1-800-RED CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org to sign up for our blood drive from 9 to 5 in the Fitness Center. RAPID PASS, Save lives in less time with Rapid Pass!

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In a paper titled 'An Ecosophy for Bioregionalism: Anti-Paranoia and Eco-Terrorism in Night Moves,' he discussed director Kelly Reichardt's filmic emphasis on environments in relation to Félix Guattari's Three Ecologies and the potential of a cinematic framework for bioregionalism. In particular, he argued that her 2013 film, Night Moves, provides an ideal model for examining the production of political subjectivity through an eco-logic that incorporates individual psychologies, social formations, and their surrounding habitats.

Just a reminder that Matt Tenan, PhD., IC alum and neurophysiologist, will be on campus Friday, July 15 at 12 noon in CHS 304 giving a talk on Models of Human Adaption: Using Stochastic Noise to Reduce Tremor and Increase End Effector Stability in Human Movement

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Michael Malpass' book, Ancient People of the Andes, was released by Cornell University Press in June.

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Please join the Office of State Grants Summer Institute staff and faculty for viewing academic presentations by incoming first-year students participating in the New York State Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP).

During the colloquium, scholars reflect and creatively present on various academic experiences encountered during Summer Institute.  SI participants will hopefully apply the lessons learned from their experiences to their upcoming first semester and beyond. The theme for their presentations will center around taking advantage of opportunity and establishing identity.

Friday, July 29, 2016

10 AM - 12 PM

Auditorium of the Roy H. Park School of Communications

Come share a light breakfast with HEOP students - served 8:45-9:50 AM

 

 




 

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On Thursday, July 21st between 5:00 and 7:00 PM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This downtime is needed to complete a portion of the maintenance that was not able to be performed during the last outage on July 7th.

The maintenance will not impact general telephone use, and the campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 7:00 PM.

During the voice mail outage, if you need to report a technology-related emergency affecting a substantial number of computer or telephone system users, please call our emergency paging number at 607-216-8599 and listen for further instructions. Note that the emergency paging number is not for reporting individual computer  problems.

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It is with a great deal of bitter sweet feelings that the School of Business announces the departure of our longest serving colleague in the Department of Finance and International Business, Associate Professor Joseph Cheng.

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The Office of Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is excited to invite current Ithaca College employees who meet the required qualifications to apply for the position of Solutions Architect.

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The Fall 2016 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, August 31 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 150 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. 

All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is August 24 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Theresa Radley at tradley@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3222. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Somewhere in the whirlwind of project deadlines, meetings, and daily emails, we are all just trying our best to keep up!

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  We will be upgrading the digital asset manager tomorrow at 11:30. This could take anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. Please download any images that you may need before the upgrade if possible and don't hesitate to contact me at jfisher@ithaca.edu with any problems you are having. 

The current economic climate has created challenges for employees on college campuses.  Strong, focused, and enthusiastic employees will be the key for all departments and divisions on campus.  You can help create an environment where employees feel empowered and informed.  Learn strategies on maintaining morale from Tracy Knofla, who has over 25 years of experience working on college campuses nationwide.  

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Dr. Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently presented at the annual Film-Philosophy conference, focused on the intersections of film studies and philosophy.

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