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Timecards Due Early

Contributed by Donna Veres on 12/16/2013 

Because of the College's holiday break, timecards for the pay period December 16-December 29 must be submitted and approved by Thursday, December 19th.  Payment for this timecard will be on Friday, January 3, 2014. 

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Each year in January, the College is required by law to provide all employees (staff, administration, faculty, and students), notice of pay rate and pay day information as outlined under section 195.1 of the New York state Labor Law. 

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Get connected, meet IC alumni & discover new opportunities at Network Nights! Ithaca College alumni and students will gather in January at the 28th annual Network Nights in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Syracuse (NY). Sign up to attend for an evening of conversations, food and fun!

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Shakespeare: Re-Loaded

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 12/16/2013 

Enjoy Shakespeare as you have never seen him before on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clark Theater of Dillingham Center. 

 

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Fight the January blahs with a two week winter session course, January 6-17, 2014. Winter Session offers a great way to make up, catch up, or get ahead!

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Ithaca College students and alumni are invited to attend Jobsapalooza (a job fair with 35 organizations registered so far), hosted at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1 - 4 p.m.

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Ithaca College students and alumni are invited to attend Jobsapalooza (a job fair with 35 organizations registered so far), hosted at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1 - 4 p.m.

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Interested in developing your leadership skills, meeting other student leaders, and having a fantastic weekend retreat experience? Leadership Weekend 2014 is almost here!

This retreat is designed to encourage emerging leaders to discuss their own thoughts on leadership, connect with other student leaders, and further their involvement at Ithaca College.

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Reply With A Meeting Invitation

When it comes to e-mail messages, most people are familiar with the basic options to reply, reply all, and forward the message.  But did you know you can reply to an e-mail message with a meeting invitation in Outlook 2010 for Windows and Outlook 2011 for Mac?

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Please remember special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for the processing of final exams.

Final exams will be processed Monday through Friday, December 16th -20th with a twenty-four hour turnaround time. Special procedures are in place after hours between 5pm-8pm Monday –Friday. Regular optical scanning processing will resume on Thursday, January 2nd, 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.

Looking for new members? Interested in advertising an upcoming event to a large group of people? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to have a table at the Spring Student Organization Fair on January 29, 2014 in Emerson Suites from 10am-3pm.

 

To request space at the fair please complete the 2014 Spring Student Organization Fair sign up form by January 23.

Space is first come, first serve. All registered or new student organizations are able to sign up.

If you have any questions please email osema@ithaca.edu.

 

Have you ever had a question about race but were too scared to ask, or just unsure about how to ask? How is racism recognized? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your life and the lives of others? How do you cope with the effects? Who do you believe needs to assume responsibility for eliminating racism?

 

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Have you ever had a question about race but were too scared to ask, or just unsure how to ask? How is racism recognized? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your life and the lives of others? How do you cope with the effects? Who do you believe needs to assume responsibility for eliminating racism?

 

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Effective Thursday, January 2, 2014, current students will be able to submit a request to the Office of the Registrar for a preferred first name to be used for many online resources at the college. If you request such a change, your preferred first name, rather than your legal first name, will appear in such places as class lists for faculty, in the myHome Community tab, and in myHome and Ithaca College web directory searches. It will also change how your name appears in other resources such as those used by the library and the Office of Public Safety.

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Effective Thursday, January 2, 2014, current students will be able to submit a request to the Office of the Registrar for a preferred first name to be used for many online resources at the college. If you request such a change, your preferred first name, rather than your legal first name, will appear in such places as class lists for faculty, in the myHome Community tab, and in myHome and Ithaca College web directory searches. It will also change how your name appears in other resources such as those use by the library and the Office of Public Safety.

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Important T&P Survey

Contributed by Steven Skopik on 12/13/2013 

The Faculty Handbook Amendment Committee (FHAC) has become aware that an e-mail survey link sent out to tenure track and tenured faculty has gone to some people's junk folders. Whether or not it wound up in your inbox or junk folder appears to be a matter of how aggressively you have set your spam filter.

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Within its first three days the story had received 22,000 "Likes" on Facebook. It has since been picked up by several other publications. Because of the story's impact, she was chosen as the featured interview on Truthout's weekly videocast.  

Read "Walmart Is Not the Bargain You Might Think It Is" here.

View Truthout’s videocast here.

 

 

Due to reduced student staff availability during finals week, Circles Mailroom will only be open for package pickup between 12pm and 3pm, Mon-Fri.

 

 

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SDS Final Exam Procedures for Faculty

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 12/13/2013 

The large number of students using test accommodations through Student Disability Services during finals week necessitates careful planning for adequate test space, proctors, readers, scribes, and to ensure test security.

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Greetings and best wishes to everyone as the semester comes to a close. Returning home for winter break can be wonderful and exciting, but sometimes stressful. This newly updated section of the LGBT Center website provides a list of resources full of information, support, and diversion created especially for you during winter break.  Wishing you the best of luck during finals week, and a safe and happy winter break!

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