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Carpooling saves the environment!

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/08/2016 

Use the Ithaca College Zimride network to find a carpool to help the environment and yourself.  Fewer cars on the road means reduced carbon emissions and improved air quality.  It’s free and easy to post at www.zimride.com/ithacacollege/

 

Ah, the start of a new school year...new opportunities, new adventures, and new friends! Want a quick way to combine all three? Release your inner singing self and join our faculty/staff choir, IC voICes! Now in our 15th year, voICes offers a unique opportunity to enjoy your vocal talents, meet friends across campus, and work with both talented College faculty and students! No auditions necessary...just bring your enthusiasm! voICes rehearsals for 2016-2017 will begin on Monday, September 12th from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in room 1207, ground floor of the Whalen Center. Don't be shy...you need us and we need you! Questions? Contact Dr. Susan Avery at savery@ithaca.edu

A series of two noon-hour workshops for those with an interest in the study and practice of law will be held in the coming weeks. Assistant Professor Michael Whelan will lead the workshops, with help from others, including recent IC graduates who are currently in law school. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

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JOIN ITALIAN CLUB!

Contributed by Amanda Chin on 09/07/2016 

 Do you like Italian food?  Do you enjoy the Italian culture?

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As you may know, we recently changed our online employment system from Taleo to PeopleAdmin. We have scheduled a number of training sessions to get you familiar with the new system, as follows:

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Is your Ithaca College laptop getting replaced under the Technology Renewal Program for Fall 2016? If so, you have a great opportunity to bring your laptop to the DIIS Laptop Fair for early replacement!

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Stillwater Magazine Needs You!

Contributed by Jacob White on 09/07/2016 

IC’s undergraduate literary magazine, Stillwater, is now hiring to fill staff positions for the 2016-17 academic year.

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IthaQuest Scavenger Hunt

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/07/2016 

24-hour scavenger hunt in the Ithaca community

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Elizabeth Acevedo-Latinx Month @ IC

Contributed by RahK Lash on 09/07/2016 

 Elizabeth Acevedo: An Evening of Spoken Word: Wednesday, September 7th @7:00pm, IC Square (Campus Center).

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We’re doing a NeighborFOOD drive for The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier. $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. The BackPack Program bridges the gap over the weekend to ensure that a child is guaranteed 3 meals per day while not in school. Donate at any retail dining register* and feed a child in need.  

 

Help us beat our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

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The Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair.

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Study abroad or study away!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 09/06/2016 

Interested in study abroad or study away?  Start the planning process early!  Come learn more about your options at our upcoming info sessions and events, including IC’s first-ever Study Abroad Fair, to be held Tuesday, 9/20, 11:00-2:00 in the North Foyer, Campus Center. 

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The Ithaca College community is cordially invited to participate in the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship. The Center for Faculty Excellence, the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Interim Chief Diversity Officer, and the Office of International Programs and Extended Studies are collaborating to facilitate the continuation of the conversation we began last September.

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~ Stroke Support Group ~

Contributed by Jill Mayer on 09/06/2016 

Have you, a friend or a family member had a stroke?

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Cancer Survivorship Program!!!

Contributed by Jill Mayer on 09/06/2016 

The Physical Therapy and Exercise and Sports Science departments at Ithaca College are teaming up to conduct a research project called the Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Program that will offer a free fitness membership to cancer survivors for the fall semester at the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic. We are looking to identify individuals who have had a diagnosis of non-metastatic cancer (stage 1-3) and are within 2 years since their final treatment who would be interested in participating in a supportive and individualized fitness program.

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Terrace Rocks 'Music Festival' will be occurring this year on Friday September 9th at 4pm, on the Terrace Quad. Come down to enjoy free food, live music and tons of giveaways and prizes.

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Faculty member Dara Engler (Department of Art) will give an artist talk at the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, September 8, at 6 p.m.. Engler will show slides and discuss the progression of paintings made in her studio leading to the creation of the new body work currently on display at the Handwerker Gallery in A Pirate's Guide to Heat and Meat, on view through Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

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The Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) and Outdoor Warning System (OWS) will be tested on Thursday, Sept. 8, during the noon hour. The OWS features a siren tone and loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the tests.

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Sent on behalf of Mark Fink, Director for Teaching and Learning with Technology

Brief Outage
Sakai will be unavailable for about 5 minutes around 5:00 AM on Friday, September 9th in order to implement the new Attendance tool. In addition, several 3rd-party tools are now available to connect with Sakai.

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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour on Thursday, Sept. 8. It will include a test of the Outdoor Warning System, which features a siren tone and loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the tests.

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