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Register now through Homerconnect for Intro to Linguistics this summer session. This will be a four-week online course for 3 credits in a Humanities perspective, for either Identities or Worlds of Systems. Info on IC summer sessions: Note that financial aid is also available for summer courses.

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 Are you an athlete? Do you exercise? Ever wondered what you could do to improve your own performance? 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? Then this class is for you! 

This summer, 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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Farewell Reception for Lori Becker

Contributed by Bill Scheddin on 05/20/2016 

You’re invited to join us in honoring Lori Becker, Scheduling Coordinator in the Office of Campus Center and Event Services, who will be retiring effective June 15, 2016.

The campus community will celebrate Lori’s 27 years of dedicated service at Ithaca College on Thursday, June 9th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Clark Lounge.

Please be sure to join us for light refreshments in wishing Lori farewell.

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The Business and Finance office staff (i.e. Financial Services, Strategic Sourcing and IT for Finance groups) will be moving to the second floor of Friends Hall while our West Tower Office HVAC is being repaired. We will be in Friends Hall starting on Thursday, May 19, 2016. We plan to move back to our West Tower office in August 2016. Please feel free to contact us as you normally would via phone, email or in person.

  Summer shouldn’t be overwhelming, and neither should be finding the right Summer Camp! Let your Personal Assistant do the work for you!

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce a new small grants program. The program will provide small grants of up to $300 to individual faculty members to help defray the costs connected with developing or redesigning a course that incorporates or is focused on diversity and/or international/cultural issues (

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 Financial Accounting will be offered online during summer session 1 beginning May 30.  Fulfill a major or minor requirement, or take it as an elective to learn how corporate financial statements are prepared.  

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If you are a student or a faculty/staff member mentoring/employing student researchers, the Sponsored Research Department would like to feature you on our website and social media pages! This research can range from thesis projects to independent science research to original creative work in the arts.

We would like to feature work that is currently happening throughout the summer, but if you completed research this past Spring 2016 semester, feel free to submit as well. You may submit anytime throughout the summer months. 

If you would like to feature yourself (or feature one of your students) please email the following to with the subject line: “Summer Research Feature”


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Effective Monday, 5/16/16, the Dining Services Administrative Offices that are located in the Terrace Dining Hall will be relocating to a temporary location in Friends Hall - 3rd floor due to the Terrace Dining Hall Summer Renovations.

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Don't Let Allergies Get You Down!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 05/10/2016 

Allergies leave you feeling drained and keep you from having a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, you have access to Teladoc. Our doctors can quickly treat your allergy symptoms through the convenience of phone or video consults.

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Benjamin Rifkin

Please join the Provost's Office in honoring Peggy Termina, Faculty Information Specialist in the Office of the Provost/VPEA, who will be retiring effective May 7, 2016.

During her thirty-three year tenure at IC, she has had a number of responsibilities.  Some of these include: coordinating the annual faculty reappointment process; creating and maintaining the official faculty personnel files; coordinating and managing the review processes for the All-College Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee, the Faculty Personnel Appeals Committee and the Grievance Committee; overseeing and coordinating (all non-Board related) Convocation Day events; and serving on the Commencement Planning Committee.

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Interested in Writing, Photography, and Event Planning? Want to work with international artists? Register for this summer’s Image Text Ithaca Practicum!

Taught by Morgan Ashcom (Photography) and Katie Marks (Writing)

May 31-July 1, 2016

This classroom and experiential course focuses on the history and contemporary practice of image and text-based work while preparing students to participate in Ithaca College’s annual Image Text Ithaca (ITI) workshop. This event brings together internationally recognized artists, writers, publishers, and editors for a week of collaboration and presentations, culminating in the publication of a new book.

Students in the course will have the opportunity to develop their skills in writing and photography and will complete an independent or collaborative text-image project. They will also gain firsthand experience with event planning and have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of international artists. 

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Chair massage is a convenient and soothing way to relax and recharge! The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithacato bring chair massages to IC students.

The next Massage Day is scheduled for: Tuesday, May 10th from noon to 5pm 

Where? Center For Health Promotion, on the lower level of Hammond Health Center. (Enter the Office of Counseling and Wellness, from the parking lot side of the building).

Cost: $1 per minute (pre-pay via PayPal or credit card )

Sign up for 10, 20 or 30 minutes of massage - it's easy! Visit the Sign-up Genius by clicking this link:




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Come celebrate the end of the year at IC Kicks Back, TODAY May 6th from 2pm - 6pm in the Athletics and Events Center.

Along with the fun activities, there will BBQ foods provided by Dining Services.

Challenge your friends on an inflatables and be sure to capture the moment with the Photo booth , all provided by NY Party Works.

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Summer Lifeguard Opportunities

Contributed by Mike Ariel on 05/04/2016 

Summer Lifeguarding jobs are available at the Outdoor Pool and A&E Center Pool: 

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Celebrating Your Success!

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/04/2016 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm
Emerson Suites, C

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On Thursday, May 5th join Rochester-based Holocaust survivor Helen Levinson and other Ithaca-based Holocaust survivors for a candle lighting ceremony, Ithaca Children's Choir performance, and the chance to hear her story. A reception will follow the presentation.

This event is Thursday, May 5th 7-9 pm at Temple Beth El, 402 N. Tioga St. Ithaca, NY

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The School of Business is pleased to announce a lecture by Dr. Erdogan Gunes, Professor of Agricultural Economics-Ankara University, titled “Agricultural Credit System: A Case Study of Turkey”. His talk is scheduled for May 5, 2016 between 12:10-1:00 pm in Business 301, and focuses on results of his survey investigating the effects of agricultural credit usage on Turkish farmers’ behavior.

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Procedures and schedules are in place for optical scanning of final exams during the week of May 9th-13th.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm (bring your lunch)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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