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The graduating class of Musical Theatre and Acting majors of the Department of Theatre Arts will present an evening of song, dance, and poetry on Sunday, January 31 at 7 PM in the Clark Theatre to benefit the residents of the Sakhi Shelter for victims of domestic violence in Kerala, India.

 

 

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The Office of State Grants (HEOP, CSTEP and CSTEM) will be closed all day on Wednesday, January 20 - Friday, January 22, 2016 to attend its off-campus all-staff training and retreat.

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MLK Celebration Week Updates

Contributed by RahK Lash on 01/20/2016 

Every January, the Ithaca College community celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr through a series of programs sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs.

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The Ithaca College Student Government Association will be hosting Elect Her – Campus Women Win on February 21, 2016. The American Association of University Women as well as an organization called Running Start sponsors this program to encourage young women to run for student government on their campuses.

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We’re at a crossroads in the area of civility and conduct within higher education. Our expert presenter, Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, will provide strategies for training your professional and para-professional staff so you can best meet their needs, as well as the needs of your diverse student body. You’ll be able to educate on what constitutes racist speech and action, respond to incidents swiftly and effectively when they do occur, and build a community based on civility and trust.

How do we train professional and para-professional staff to engage and respond to issues of diversity and inclusion, in a time when race relations are so charged on campus? This question continues to plague many campus professionals, as they seek to encourage respectful dialogue and engagement. Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington will share his insights and expertise during this webinar.

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Apply for financial assistance with the costs of your summer internship.

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Friday, January 22, 2016 | 9:00 AM

A course site in Sakai is a great way to share information, assignments, grades, and resources with your students. This 20-minute webinar will demonstrate the process of creating a course site from start to finish. We will briefly introduce the available tools and site settings to help you get started. No prior Sakai experience is required.

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This webinar will help you understand how signals from body language, tone of voice, etc. can have significant positive or negative impacts on how your messages are perceived. Also, learn tips for monitoring and aligning your micro-messages to convey what you wish to communicate to others.

Presented by Dr. Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity and Inclusion, and Lecturer in the Education Department at Wellesley College.   
Participation Outcomes:
• To understand how signals from body language, tone of voice, etc. can have significant positive or negative impacts on how your messages are perceived.
• Tips for monitoring and aligning your micro-messages to convey what you wish to communicate to others.
• Strategies for using micro-messages to support your institution’s equity and inclusion goals. 

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Announcing the Diversity Webinar Series schedule for spring of 2016. This webinar series is sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. This is an opportunity to learn in a community setting and build competencies in the topic of diversity and inclusion. Below are the topics, dates, times and locations, which are all subject to change. Formal announcement of each event will be made individually via Intercom, this will include instructions on how to rsvp, which is required for attendance.

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JWST 29400 (offered Tuesday/Thursdays 2:35-3:50) asks big questions about Jewish identity in the world today.  

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The Spring 2016 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, February 3, 2016 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 January 27 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.

Welcome to Teladoc!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/19/2016 

Teladoc gives you 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through phone or video consults. It does not replace your primary care physician but is an affordable option for quality care. Get started today!

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Roll Up Your Sleeves!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/19/2016 

Every two seconds, someone needs blood.

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The SGA Executive Board would like to congratulate and welcome Matilda Thornton-Clark as the new VP of Campus Affairs.

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Stephen Younger, Economics, will be presenting his paper "Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania" at the Kilimanjaro Hotel, Dar es Salaam, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The paper examines the effects of fiscal policy on poverty and inequality in Tanzania.

Jennifer Tennant, Economics, published "Trends in Disability and Program Participation Among US Veterans" with Y. Ben-Shalom and D. Stapleton, in Disability and Health Journal. http://www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(16)00002-9/abstract

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 3:15 - 3:35 p.m.
How do you plan for the first day of class or the first minutes of each class? Too many choices emerge, what to do now or what to do later? This webinar session examines why and how to set first day/minutes of class activity priorities. 

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Unfortunately this event has been postponed due to illness. If we are able to reschedule, we will post an updated announcement on Intercom.

The division of Institutional Advancement and Communication invites the members of the campus community to join us in giving our best wishes to Craig Evans '84 as he leaves to become the next Vice President for Advancement at Wells College.

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

 

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The search committee for the position of Registrar at Ithaca College is hosting two candidates for campus visits at the start of the semester. The search committee encourages wide campus participation and feedback in this selection process, so please mark your calendars for these open presentations and Q&A sessions. 

Dates: Tuesday, January 26 and Friday February 5

Time: 1:10pm - 2pm

Location: Textor 103

Resumes for the two candidates can be found online, along with links to a feedback form that we ask you to complete after attending the session, at this link: 
http://www.ithaca.edu/wpm_preview/site/candidate-cvs/docs/registrar/levine.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Noel Wheeler at nwheeler@ithaca.edu, 274-3837.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.