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Special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for the processing of final exams during finals week.

Final exams will be processed Tuesday through Friday, May 6th – 9th and Monday, May 12th with a twenty-four hour turnaround time. Special procedures are in place after hours between 5pm-8pm Tuesday–Friday and again 5pm-8pm Monday. Regular optical scanning processing will resume on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Please see last week’s Intercom article detailing the Optical Scanning finals week procedures. If you have questions about the optical scanning process, please visit our website or contact the ITS Help Desk at 274-1000, between 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday.

Sarah Mucci, mentored by Assistant Professor Yvonne Rogalski, presented a poster on Global and Local Coherence in Parkinson's Disease at the third annual Master's Level Graduate Research Conference in Brockport, N.Y. on April 26. 

Anthony Di Renzo, associate professor of writing, will be interviewed on the radio show Out of Bounds (May 3 and 4). He and host Tish Pearlman will discuss his most recent book Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily.

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Navigating Transition with Ease

Contributed by Jane Ray on 05/04/2014 

Change is today's norm, navigating transition can feel overwhelming and yet, it's here to stay.  Ask yourself the question...

Would it be alright with me if ongoing change got a little easier?

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Mary Jo Watts of ITS has many years of teaching and research experience and is currently co-authoring a biographical book project SCUM: The Life and Times of Valerie Solanas.  She will demonstrate the key technologies and workflows she has been using to record  and catalog interviews as week as manage hundreds of digital assets acquired over a period of 8 years.    She will highlight technologies that not only help in managing work but transformed the way she approached research. [Register]

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: Gannett 316, Center for Faculty Excellence.

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The Office of Student Financial Services would like to remind all currently enrolled students who wish to be considered for financial aid in the 2014-2015 academic year to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. If you wish to be considered for federal aid for the upcoming year, please visit https://fafsa.ed.gov to enter the required information online. Students who have federal aid as part of their aid package will not be reviewed without a completed FAFSA on file.

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As a culmination of their graduate education in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Ithaca College, students presented their posters from the small group work done with faculty mentors in the Advanced Clinical Reasoning course. 

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs celebrated and honored the leadership, involvement, service, and scholarship of our students at our annual OSEMA Recognition Ceremony on Monday, April 28. Below is a list of our award recipients. If you see these students around campus, please congratulate them on their dedication to the Ithaca College campus community!

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The Ithaca College Art Department presents: NoEcho, A pop gallery transforming a raw industrial space into a display of the varied talents of junior and senior art majors at Ithaca College.

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The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move towards 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. One great feature of our program includes FREE Personal Training at the Fitness Center!

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Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity assistant professor Paula Ioanide will offer "Watching Race in American Media" as an online course during the May Summer Session (May 13-23). Course fulfills DIVERSITY designation; General Education requirements 1: Self & Society and GE h: Historical Perspective, Humanities, Liberal Arts. To enroll, search course number CSCR 26100 for Summer 2014 term on Homerconnect.

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Internet Explorer Update

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/02/2014 

Microsoft has released a patch to address the IE security flaw that was announced a few days ago. Once the patch has been installed, it is safe to resume use of Internet Explorer.

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HEALTH COURSES ONLINE in SUMMER

Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 05/02/2014 

 These HEALTH courses are open to ALL Students

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Wellness Clinic Spring Newsletter

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 05/02/2014 

The latest Wellness Clinic Newsletter is now up on our website. It includes articles on Understanding Body Composition, Functional Fitness, Talks By The Treadmill, our Fitness Specialist and Client of the Month, and Summer Exercise Tips. There's also a great chicken recipe. Check It Out!

IC Fit Kids: Personalized one-on-one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back on Friday, May 2 from 2pm-6pm in the A&E Center! Challenge your friends on an inflatable Boot Camp Obstacle Course, in the inflatable Meltdown Zone, and on the Fire and ICE Slide. Be sure to capture the moment with the IT Photo booth, also provided by NY Party Works.

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Off Campus Process Ends!

Contributed by Linda Koenig on 05/02/2014 

In mid-April, the Office of Residential Life announced that the next 50 individuals to complete an off-campus application would be approved for off-campus status. This target has been met; therefore the off-campus approval process has now ended. Students may still submit an application to place their name on the off-campus wait list.

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CIT 2014 – the SUNY Conference on Instruction & Technology – will be at Cornell University May 27-30.  Ithaca College will pay the registration fees for any full-time continuing IC faculty who REGISTER BY MAY 11th (staff may also be eligible).

This year's theme is: "Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear: Reflection, innovation, and Learning." For more information about the conference and sessions visit the CIT 2014 website.

Registration is now open, but you must contact Rob Gearhart (rgearhart@ithaca.edu or 4-1909) for instructions BEFORE REGISTERING.

Who? You. Where? Emerson Suites. When? Saturday, May 3rd @ 7:30pm. Why? Awesome music and endless entertainment, courtesy of Ithacappella!

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Textbook buyback at the Campus Store begins Monday, May 5th at 9am.  You can sell your books regardless of where you bought them.

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