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 To celebrate 4th of July, Cinemapolis will host an exclusive pre-release screening of the definitive documentary on fireworks, Passfire: A Film About Fireworks Culture Across the World. 

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Scott Erickson named Fulbright Scholar

Contributed by Katy Hall on 06/24/2016 

Scott Erickson, Professor in the Department of Marketing/Law, School of Business, has been selected as a Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Scholar for 2016/2017. Under the Fulbright-NSF program, he will conduct Arctic-related research while based at Akureyri University, Iceland.  The grant is an offshoot of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative: 


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Summer Parking Information

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 06/24/2016 

Summer Student Permits, Leaving Your Car on Campus While You Are Away, Overnight and Weekend Guests, and 2016-2017 Student Permits

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 These Limited Time Offers are available at the Food Court until July 2nd:

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On Thursday, July 7th between 5:00 and 8:00 PM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone and general telephone use. 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 8:00 PM.

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Join your colleagues and join the dialogue on Friday, June 24th for this month’s Dollars and $ense discussion. We will hear updates on fiscal year end (preliminary results for 2015-16), happenings in auxiliary services, and enrollment.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which takes place on Friday, June 24, at 9:00 am in Emerson A.

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Find your strength at the annual Student Organization Conference! This conference is designed to give students necessary tools and tips to set them up for a year of success and growth within their student organization.

The 2016 Olympic-themed conference will give student leaders the chance to network with other students and participate in workshops and activities. IC alum Cornell Woodson will be speaking about how his involvement at IC set him on the fast track to success in the professional world and discuss how your student organizations can be more inclusive and diverse.

The conference will take place on Saturday September 17 from 10-4 in Emerson Suites. Take a time-out for the fajita bar for lunch, and bring your A-game because prizes and SLI credit  will be awarded. Lace up your sneakers, we’ll see you at the starting line! To sign up please click here!


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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, founding director of the Office of State Grants (OSG), presented  “PWI Access, DENIED!” on June 2, 2016 at NCORE 2016 in San Francisco, CA.

The NCORE 2016 poster presentation and discussions examined the collective legislative actions that established higher education opportunity programs in PA, NY and NJ; opportunity programs that focus on academically underprepared and economically disadvantaged students; the majority of students are considered ethnic minorities. In part, these programs were designed to facilitate access to a college education and to increase the number of historically underrepresented students attending independent colleges and universities that are considered predominately white institutions (PWIs).

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Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Keith “Mac” McIntosh has been named vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond in Virginia. Reporting directly to the president, he will be responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the university’s Information Services organization. His last day at IC will be July 22.

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 Ben led two workshops at the 2016 NYSLAA (New York State Library Assistants' Association) Conference held at the Chautauqua Institution, June 8-10. 

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We are pleased to invite the college community to a mini-symposium on International collaboration in Struggles for Rights and Justice on Friday June 24 at 1pm, in the Clark Lounge, Ithaca College campus center. The event features visiting researcher, Lady Yartey Ajayi (Nigeria/Ghana) and other speakers addressing the growing crisis of gendered violence and other critical transnational problems. Discussions will engage the challenges, limits and potential for scholarly collaboration on these issues. Refreshments will be served.  


Join us for a great conversation, good company, and food and to share your own experiences and thoughts.

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon

It is with a great deal of sadness that I share with the campus community the news that longtime friend and supporter of Ithaca College Dorothy Dent Park passed away this past Saturday, June 18, at the age of 103 at her home in Cayuga Heights.

I first want to extend my deepest condolences to her family, especially her daughter, Adelaide Gomer, and son, Roy H. Park Jr. The family has scheduled a celebration of her life for next Thursday, June 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 315 N. Cayuga St. in Ithaca.

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Attendees of this conference learned about new research on how the scientific process can be improved. Additionally, we worked for three days to develop projects that could have immediate and concrete results.

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Mind, Body, My & BalanceGo Mobile App

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/21/2016 

  The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you, the employee, and works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals. Our wellness program is open for all benefits eligible faculty and staff to join and includes a variety of wellness features and resources, such as a great mobile app!

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Ithaca College employees should have received their introductory email from Egencia.

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Submitted on behalf of Gerard Turbide, Vice President for Enrollment Management 

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Due to various staff members out of the office as well as on-campus interviews being conducted, Career Service's drop-in hours have been updated to the following:

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Good Luck Katie Hellmann

Contributed by Beth O'Neill on 06/20/2016 

Katie Hellmann has been a member of the Residential Life staff for the past 3 year. Katie's last day at Ithaca College will be June 29, 2016 as she has accepted a position at the University of Texas at Tyler as Honors Program Coordinator. A gathering to wish her well will be held on June 28th from 3:00-4:00pm in Clarke Lounge in the Campus Center.

What's new in Dining Services?

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 06/19/2016 




Not only do we have a brand new limited time offerings at Food Court, but we're expanding the value to Sandella's Café! Be sure to pick up both of our summertime bonus cards! If you purchase 10 coffee drinks or breakfast sandwiches, enjoy the 11th FREE!



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Yvonne Rogalski (Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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