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On May 31st the following postage rate increases will take effect;

Postcards will increase $.01 to $.35
International Mail will increase $.05 to $1.20
First Class Presorted mail will increase 1% - Please check your budgeted funds to factor in this increase
Non-Profit Bulk Mail will increase 2.9% - Please check your budgeted funds to factor in this increase
Media and Library mail rates increase 2.2%
Free tracking will be included on all mail classes except Standard parcel post.
A first class stamp will remain at $.49 

You can access the full list of changes at; http://pe.usps.gov/

 

Job Hall testing new Wi-Fi

Contributed by Matt Gorney on 05/21/2015 

Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Job Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and May 25th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status.

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This is a reminder that in order to perform required maintenance on the campus electrical infrastructure, the Office of Facilities will be conducting its annual power shutdowns on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 and Sunday, August 9th, 2015

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Michael Twomey (Dana Professor, English) presented a paper at Western Michigan University's 50th annual International Congress on Medieval Studies on May 15th.

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On Monday, June 1 Ithaca College is hosting the 2015 New York Leadership Educators Conference for higher education professional across NYS. We are looking for four student volunteers to help us on June 1 from 9:30am-3:30pm.

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Do you play a sport? Have you wondered what you could do to improve your own sport or exercise performances? Curious to learn more about the mental preparation of high school, college, elite and professional athletes? Ever wondered what you could do to improve your motivation to exercise or practice? This course can help... 

EXSS 20200 - Sport and Exercise Psychology will be offered online during Summer Session I. Course attributes: GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences 

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Dr. Orlando-Marquez C. Kittrell, director of the Ithaca College program, Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (C-STEM) attended a budget meeting at the White House on May 15, 2015. 

As Ithaca College’s representative on the STEM Education Coalition's Leadership Council, Dr. Kittrell joined Leadership Council colleagues in a meeting with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to discuss updates on federal STEM programs, provide feedback on the 2016 Fiscal Year Budget for STEM initiatives, and to develop a plan for continuously working with the White House on STEM programs and initiatives.

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Now that the school year is over, it's time for us to roll out our Summer Specials! 

New Limited Time Offer: Braised Pork Walking Taco - $4.89! Slow-roasted shredded pork with garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, black beans with a creamy cheese sauce. Served on top of Doritos Cool Ranch chips and garnished with jalapeños and cilantro!

Wednesday through Friday at Food Court: ANY SIZE Fountain Drink for only 99¢!

Thursday at Sandella's Café: BOGO* coffee and coffee drinks!

*of equal or lesser value

Summer softball is back for students, faculty and staff for 2015, NO EXPERIENCE or skill required.

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The Ithaca College School of Music is pleased to announce Professor Dr. Deborah Rifkin has been selected as the recipient of the Mary I. Arlin '61 Award for Distinguished Teaching in Undergraduate Music Theory.

The Mary Arlin Award, given every four years, recognizes outstanding and distinguished teaching in undergraduate music theory courses. It is intended to recognize an individual faculty member for sustained commitment to teaching and for teaching that demonstrates a sustained level of excellence.

Dr. Rifkin received nominations and letters of support from colleagues, students, and alumni. She is being recognized for her efforts toward continued growth in the field, excellence in the subject matter, the ability to inspire students in original and creative thinking, accessibility to students, expressed enthusiasm and vitality in teaching and learning.

Congratulations to Dr. Rifkin and our thanks to Mary Arlin for her continued support of the Ithaca College School of Music.

Graduation Comes Faster Than You Think: How Can We Support Our Students In Planning Ahead. This interactive and informational workshop will explore how to better prepare our students for the next steps in their life journey.

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  

 

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Ithaca College welcomes Jason Muenzen to the position of Director of the Investment Program for the School of Business, starting June 1, 2015.

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Course Requisitions are Past Due

Contributed by Rick Watson on 05/18/2015 

Please submit them to the Campus Store as soon as possible.

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Beginning Monday, May 18th the Campus Store and MACs General Store will begin Summer Hours.

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Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Sheibe, Sox Sperry, and Chris Sperry will be presenting at the 2015 NAMLE/MILID Conference, “Celebrating Connectivity Across Cultures”. The conference will be held on June 26-27th at the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia.

Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry will be leading two different workshops at this conference:

  • Leading a Constructivist Media Decoding
  • Cultural Paradigms & Key Concepts – Lessons from Iran, Bhutan, and Beyond

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Please see below for our summer hours of operation. 

 

For a printable version, CLICK HERE.

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Summer Parking Information

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 05/18/2015 

Summer Student Permits, Leaving Your Car On Campus While You Are Away, Overnight and Weekend Guests, and 2015-2016 Student Permits

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Now that the school year is over, it's time for us to roll out our Summer Specials! 

New Limited Time Offer: Braised Pork Walking Taco - $4.89! 

Slow-roasted shredded pork with garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, black beans with a creamy cheese sauce. Served on top of Doritos Cool Ranch chips and garnished with jalapeños and cilantro!

Tuesday and Thursday at Sandella's Café: BOGO* coffee and coffee drinks!

Wednesday through Friday at Food Court: ANY SIZE Fountain Drink for only 99¢!

 

*of equal or lesser value

"Realistic thinking: Some foods are great for your health, some foods are great for treats & celebrations, and many foods work for a mix of reasons".

In "Mind and Body" in SH101:

  • Learn how self-criticism can harm us
  • Discover how to get along better with your body & your food
  • Click on the interactive elements to "get active", "challenge your inner critic" and many more!

Check it out here:

http://readsh101.com/ithaca.html

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