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The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.”  These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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Seniors and graduate students majoring in accounting or business administration are invited to attend an information session with BAE Systems and to apply for on-campus interviews.

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Beginning with the September 30th meeting, Weight Watchers At Work meeting will be in Peggy Williams Center, Room GL054. It’s right next door to our usual location.

This room change is in effect until November 18, 2014 when we will be in a location that has yet to be determined—there will be an announcement in Intercom as that date approaches.

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Nominations for Sigma Xi honors

Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 09/26/2014 

Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Andrew Utterson, assistant professor in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, was recently reappointed in the role of Regional Visiting Fellow at the Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES), part of Cornell University’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. This is his third year of affiliation.

In his previous year as fellow, Utterson sought to foster links between Ithaca College’s own agenda of internationalization and the CIES’s remit to broaden the study of European languages, culture, and society. As well as delivering a guest lecture on a Cornell course in Global Cinema, and numerous public introductions to European film screenings at Cornell Cinema, he developed curricular links between his Ithaca Seminar in Contemporary European Cinema (exploring the Integrative Core Curriculum theme of Identities) and the intellectual and cultural events and activities at Cornell.

Over the past 30 years, Dr. Jorge Orejuela has been an educator and conservationist in Colombia. He is currently the director of the Cali Botanical Garden and a professor in the environmental sciences department at the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, but his work extends throughout the neo-tropics. Trained as an ornithologist, his research includes species as varied as orchids, spectacled bears, and bats.

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Our next on-campus fingerprinting opportunity for you will be Friday, October 10th from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Department of Education - 194 Phillips Hall (just down the hall from the Bookstore).  Please stop by to sign-up and to pick up instructions about how to prepare for your appointment.  Questions?  Feel free to call Bonita Ferguson at 274-1488 or email:

Due to the Graduate and Professional School Fair being held in Campus Center on September 30, entry to U-Lot will be restricted to Fair vendors only from 3 to 6 p.m. on that date.

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Join us from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites on September 30th!

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NMC On the Horizon > Increasing Focus on Open Content + DISCUSSION
Wednesday October 1, 2014 – 11:00-12:30 – in the CFE (Gannett 316)

Join the TELE Collaborative in a discussion about the Increasing Focus on Open Content with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium).  The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube.  It will be followed by an IC discussion in the CFE.

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 Are you looking for something fun to do during Fall Break?

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Join us from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites on September 30th!

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Today is the last day to vote for an act that YOU want see at IC. 

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Mark Lomolino, SUNY ESF

Thursday, October 2
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Meet for beverages & goodies at 3:45
CNS 1st floor lobby.
All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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The 2014 Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) will be held on October 31-November 2. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group, as well as in smaller, informal conversations.

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Making connections is critical for anyone who wants to find professional opportunities, however, it can seem like a daunting process. This workshop will examine the different ways that people network and discuss strategies for doing it successfully..

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In 1971 a small group of citizens, horrified at the seemingly endless war in Vietnam and government harassment of peaceful organizers and civil rights and antiwar activists, mustered their courage and creativity and did something completely crazy: They burglarized an FBI office in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, Pennsylvania.

On the night of one of the biggest sporting events of the decade, they broke in and hauled off every document in the place. They spent the next weeks combing through the papers, copying the most damning and mailing them off to various journalists. They believed that once Congress members and the public knew, they'd do something to change FBI operations.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Park School of Communications is the first building to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and October 3rd we are continuously monitoring the performance of the network and are asking the Park School community for feedback on any issues.

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We are looking for student groups/clubs/organizations to sponsor an activity or game in our public space for Emerson Halloween.

Are you a member of a student group that is looking for a great community service project?  If that is the case please consider volunteering to create and run an activity for young children at Emerson Halloween!  Emerson Halloween is on 10/26 from 6-8pm. 

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Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

I am pleased to announce that Dean Leslie Lewis has agreed to chair the search for the Assistant Provost for Finance and Administrative Operations. Joining her on the search committee will be Diane Long, Associate Professor and Chair of the Occupational Therapy department; Yuko Mulugetta, Director of Enrollment Planning; Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance; and David Pacun, Interim Associate Dean of the School of Music. This position has been posted, and we encourage you to spread the word to qualified candidates.




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