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As the fall 2016 semester reaches its final weeks, we recognize that this semester has challenged students’ feelings of personal and emotional safety in numerous ways.  As one of many offices at the College working to support student well-being, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to share a reminder of the various safety and education resources we have available to our community.   

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Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Ithaca College Institutional Effectiveness Budget Committee (IEBC) proposed some changes to the College's Meals and Entertainment (M&E) policy last spring and they have been approved by the President’s Council.

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for up to 7 hours on Saturday, November 19th between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Service Desk
104 Job Hall 
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

Staff Council's October Meeting Minutes are now available on our website:

http://www.ithaca.edu/staffcouncil/meetingschedule/

staffcouncil@ithaca.edu

This Spring, take advantage of the opportunity to fulfill your H&S ICC Capstone requirement online. 

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On November 4, 2016, Karryn Olson-Ramanujan of the Environmental Studies and Sciences department was the keynote speaker for the Women, Food and Agriculture Network's annual conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska. 

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The EASDC (Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee) will be hosting their first Fall Social Fundraiser event on Monday, November 21 from 11:00-1:00pm in Klingenstein Lounge. This event is open to ALL staff and faculty!

There will be a silent auction from 11:00-12:30pm which includes gift baskets donated from departments across campus. Winners will be announced at 12:30pm. You must be present to win silent auction items! You can see more information about all the great donation items at http://events.ithaca.edu/event/easdc_fall_social

Smaller items and a couple of larger baskets will also be available with the purchase of raffle tickets. 1 ticket for $1.00, 6 tickets for $5.00, and an arm’s length for $10.00.

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The LGBT Center is hosting a social for asexual students and their allies Wed. Nov 30 at 3:30 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room. All students are welcome.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Television-Radio Program has some open seats in a few of their intro-level courses for Spring 2017.

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Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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 Join the SGC E-Board

Apply this week to be a VP for Student Governance Council next semester! 

Applications close this Friday November 18th at 5pm, and are available through orgsync! 

 

 

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These are Spring 2017 only positions!  However, it's a great way to try out tutoring to see if you would be a good fit as a regular tutor! 

Compensation is $9.70 per hour.  Faculty endorsement and brief training required.

APPLY ONLINE at ithaca.edu/tutoring by FRIDAY DEC. 2, 2016.

Award-winning novelist Dana Spiotta will give a reading, Q&A, and book-signing in Clark Lounge on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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Hiring tutors for:  BIOL 122, 206; CHEM 112, 221; MATH 100-155; PHYS 102; PSYC 207; and PTBS 313.

Compensation:  $9.70 per hour

Assignments based on tutee requests.  These are our high needs courses.

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The Fitness Center will be closing at 2:00pm on Friday 11/18/16, and will remain closed for the duration of Thanksgiving Break.  We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 11/28/16.  Please visit the Fitness Center website for a complete listing of hours.

As a courtesy, Island Health and Fitness will be offering reduced price guest fees throughout Thanksgiving break for all Ithaca College faculty and staff.  A valid Ithaca College ID must be presented to be eligible for the discount.  Any guests who do not have an Ithaca College faculty/staff ID will be required to pay full price for a guest pass.

ITHACA, NY, October 25 - HiFashion Studios, Ithaca College’s only fashion-centered student organization, has announced its Fall 2016 show. The event will take place on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 PM in Emerson Suites at Ithaca College with the theme “Sporting Gold.” Admission for this event is free and open to the public.

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Join us on December 3rd from 9:30am-2:30pm in Campus Center for the annual BOLD Conference.

This year's theme will center on socially conscious business practices and sustainability. Through attending the BOLD Conference you will learn how their leadership models can influence your life and career. We will be hearing from experts in the areas of sustainability, human resources, as well as local business owners (and IC alums) to showcase how they practice social consciousness in their business models. 

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Seniors: We Want Your Resumes!

Contributed by Danielle Young on 11/15/2016 

 Attention Seniors: Submit your resume to Career Services on Friday, 11/18 to be entered for a chance to win a $100 Wegman's giftcard.

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Service Saturday sign ups are open Today! We know there's a break coming up, so be sure to take the time to sign up before spaces fill!

Applications for the December 3rd Service Saturday opportunities will open on Wednesday. Help out the local community by assisting librarians, preparing meals at the Salvation Army, or helping out at “Santa’s Arrival” in the Commons!

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If you will be studying abroad in the Winter or Spring of 2017 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must attend one or two study abroad orientations, as well as meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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