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The Caring and Sharing Committee is *accepting donations of new or very gently used backpacks, lunchboxes, and other school supplies for Ithaca College employees needing assistance.

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Optical Scanning Procedures

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 08/24/2014 

Information Technology Services would like to remind instructors and administrative staff that all Optical Scanning of exams and course evaluations that are processed will be moved into a Sakai Drop Box.

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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Thursday, Aug. 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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Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes Action (PPSFL Action) recently recognized Dr. Nia Nunn-Makepeace, Assistant Professor of Education, with the "Emerging Leader Award" in recognition of Dr. Makepeace's "new and innovative" methods of engaging in community activism. Dr. Makepeace is the director of CUMEP (the Community Unity Music Education Program) and has been the leader/facilitator of a Girls' Empowerment Group in Ithaca. Formerly school counselor at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School and director of the Southside Community Center, Dr. Makepeace's research on her collaborative projects will soon be presented at the National Association for Multicultural Education.

With the new semester starting, please remember the online events calendar is available and ready for you to populate with all your events and meetings.

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Class of 2018: "I don't see color."

Contributed by Sarah Schupp on 08/24/2014 

Have you ever heard this phrase or found it offensive?  How do you engage in a diverse community? What does diversity even mean?

 Find out these answers when you attend Dr. Maura Cullen’s presentation "Taking the Adversity out of Diversity." Her award-winning session will inspire, educate and motivate you on how to embrace diversity and take meaningful action toward an inclusive community. 

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When I returned to my alma mater in 2013 to serve as director of intercollegiate athletics and recreational sports, one of my primary tasks was to determine how the athletics program could be better aligned with the overall mission, vision, and strategic direction of the college.

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Associate Professor Catherine Taylor presented creative and critical work on military drones on a panel focused on "Distance Vision" in literary and visual representations of war at the Conference of the International Association of Word and Image Studies hosted this year by the University of Dundee, in Dundee, Scotland on August 10, 2014. 

Sub Connection is open TODAY!

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 08/24/2014 

For your convenience, Sub Connection, located in the Tower Concourse, will open at 10:00AM today and remain open until 1:00AM. Grab a sandwich and try our new Coca Cola Freestyle machine!

No Cash? No Problem! Sub Connection accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks and ID Express.

Faculty Council is soliciting nominations for faculty members interested in serving on the Provost Search Committee. Faculty Council will recommend a total of 3 faculty members elected by the general faculty to serve, with President Rochon selecting the other 3 in consultation with the Faculty Council Executive Committee, for a total of 6 faculty members on the 11 person committee. It is hoped that this process will balance the committee with a variety of perspectives.

If you are interested in serving or nominating someone, please send a short statement of interest and qualifications to rothbart@ithaca.edu or facultycouncilchair@ithaca.edu NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 9:00 AM.

 

Farewell Reception for Matt Fee

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 08/23/2014 

After ten years serving as the director of the Park Scholar Program, Matt Fee has accepted an offer from Syracuse University to serve as the director of Summer College at SU.

The Roy H. Park School of Communications invites the campus community to celebrate Matt's accomplishments and contributions at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 5:00- 6:30 p.m. in Park 223.

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As you may already be aware, Dr. Justine Schaff will be leaving her position as the Director of the Health Center at the end of August 2014.  Justine has accepted the position of Assistant Director of Emergency Medicine at Cayuga Medical Center.

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Mark Swanhart Retirement

Contributed by Tim Ryan on 08/23/2014 

Please join us as we honor Mark's 15 years of distinguished service and thank him for the many contributions to Ithaca College and Environmental Health and Safety.

A reception to celebrate Mark retirement will be held on August 28, 2014 from 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. in the Office of Public Safety Conference Room.  

We wish him all the best in his retirement. 

 

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Luca Maurer, program director of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services, presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists in Monterey, CA.

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Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff have online access to the Chronicle, which is updated daily. The complete contents of the latest print issue are added to the website every Monday. The IC Library's subscription includes a searchable archive of back issues and unlimited access to content The Chronicle since 1989.

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Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to teach and perform at The Chamber Music Conference and Composers’ Forum of the East (August 10-17, 2014) in Bennington, VT.

The Office of the Assistant Provost for International Studies and Special Projects/Director of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall.  This office is responsible for the Ithaca College New York City Center (ICNYC), the Cornell in Washington program (CIW), and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), as well as the Office of International Programs (OIP).  Please stop by and visit us in our new space!

  • Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost & Director of International Programs: Job 203
  • Rosalie Fitzgerald, Assistant to Dr. Saunders, Job 202

To contact the Office of the Assistant Provost, call us at 274-3063.

 

The Office of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall.  Please stop by and visit us in our new space!

  • Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost & Director of International Programs: Job 203
  • Rosalie Fitzgerald, Assistant to Dr. Saunders: Job 202
  • Diana Dimitrova, Director of International Student Services: Job 204
  • Rachel Cullenen, Director of Study Abroad: Job 206
  • Mimi Wright, Program Assistant: Job 207
  • Penny Bogardus, Administrative Assistant: Job 208
  • International Programs Resource Room: Job 209

To contact the Office of International Programs, call us at 274-3306 or email intlprog@ithaca.edu.

Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

 

 

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  • Are you looking to build up your resume with powerful video production experience?
  • Are you seeking a paid job on campus that utilizes your video production skills?
  • Are you interested in joining an award-winning video production crew?

Then attend the PARK PRODUCTIONS RECRUITMENT SESSION on Friday, September 5th at 5:00pm in the Park Aud.

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