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I.C. Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) majors, Lauren Denecke and Sara Harmon soared to a 2nd Place finish in the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition

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We are pleased to announce the 2014-2015 executive committee officers elected by the staff council representatives:

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Please be aware that many of the computers in the ITS Helpdesk loaner equipment pool are being replaced under the Technology Renewal program in the next week. As a result there will be very few loaner laptops available during the replacement period, June 26th-July 1st.

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On Tuesday, July 8th, from 12 noon until 1:00 PM, Career Services will be hosting an informative Lunch & Learn for all students still within the Ithaca College and Ithaca area.

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The Cayuga Lake Triathlon is seeking volunteers.

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Stephen Sweet, Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology, participated in the White House Summit on Working Families held June 23 in Washington DC. 

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Congratulations to Kyle Szuta (Technology and Instructional Support Services) for winning the Mind, Body, Me Open House door prize!

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Food Allergy Awareness Club

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 06/24/2014 

This coming fall, Ithaca College is launching a Food Allergy Awareness Club.  The purpose of the club is to advocate for those with specific dietary needs, serve as a support group, and create a safe and inclusive atmosphere in the dorms, dining halls, and bonus bucks locations.

 

Students without dietary restrictions are also welcome!  Perhaps you have family or friends with a food intolerance, or you are a nutrition or health major.  Our goal is to spread knowledge and understanding of the growing epidemic of food allergies.  Together we can find solutions.     

If you are interested in becoming a member, officer, or adviser, please contact Mackenzie Gannon at mgannon1@ithaca.edu.  Look for our table at the Fall Organization Fair! 

 

 

By giving just a little bit of your time, one hour,Blood donors help save lives". Please be an everyday hereo and help save a life. Life is a very special gift help save 3 lives with your one donation.

Ithaca College is the largest donor in Tompkins County. Please help keep that spirit going and call to make an apointment.

Please call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or go to the redcrossblood.org website and schedule your donation today for July 8th .

 

 

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Timecards Due Early

Contributed by Donna Veres on 06/24/2014 

Due to the bank holiday on Friday, July 4th, the next biweekly pay day will be on Thursday, July 3.  Because of this, all timecards must be submitted and approved by 9 a.m. on Monday, June 30.  Any timecards not approved by this time will be processed in the next payroll on Friday, July 18.

Laura presented at the 2014 Canadian Health Libraries Association, held June 17-20, 2014, in Montreal. The conference theme was "Scaling New Heights Together". Laura's lecture was entitled, "Research Syntheses in Graduate Research: A Scoping Review." 

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 The Tompkins County Relay for Life will be held on campus at Butterfield Stadium July 12-July 13, 2014 (5 pm to 5 am).  IC Hope is Ithaca's award winning Relay team, and we are anxious to have you join us!  We walk all night because cancer does not sleep; we raise funds through donations to help fund research in hopes of finding a cure for cancer (6-7 researchers funded are right here at Cornell!).  We are a fun team known for our spunk and our dedication...won't you join us?  Here is the link to join our team: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14EA?team_id=1504086&pg=team&fr_id=57439

IC Hope will be having a fabulous garage sale this Saturday, June 28th from 8 am - noon at the corner of Yates St.  and Willow Ave. in the Fall Creek area. We have tons of great items, including bikes, household items, games, a portable sewing machine, bookcases and more! All proceeds will go the the Relay.  Check out the sale, and while you are there, check out the team as well...you just might end up joining us!

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I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bonny Griffith as interim associate vice president for marketing communications, effective July 7.

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Center for Academic Advancement

Contributed by Jessica LeMore on 06/23/2014 

Carol Henderson, Associate Provost for Accreditation, Assessment and Curriculum is pleased to announce the formation of the Center for Academic Advancement (CAA).

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On Saturday, June 21st one of the college internet service providers will be performing extensive work on their network, which will result in a 2-4 hour downtime of websites and web services starting at 6:15 AM.

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The campus voice mail system will be unavailable for approximately 2 hours* starting at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, 6/24 due to system maintenance. During the maintenance, callers will not be able to access voice mail "trees" or leave voice mail messages.

*Note that the downtime is a correction from the originally-published one hour window.

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 Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

Michael Yarrow, a longtime advocate for peace and justice who retired as an associate professor of sociology in 1997, passed away on June 2 at the age of 74.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Third Street Quaker Meetinghouse, 120 Third Street in Ithaca.
 
 

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Marie Sanford, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, presented a poster at the 22nd Annual Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children-APSAC (June 11-14, 2014) in New Orleans, LA.. The poster was entitled “Clinical Perspectives in Interviewing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children.”

The Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology has conducted ongoing research in oral proficiency of non-native English speakers. The most recent presentation included work contributed by graduate student research assistants, Anne Escobedo (Class of 2015) and Julie Balazs (Class of 2014) with faculty member, Marie Sanford.

They presented a paper at the 9th International Conference of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The paper was entitled “Identifying Reliable Predictors of Oral Proficiency in Non-Native English Speakers.”

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The Department of Physical Therapy (PT) recently experienced the departure of three faculty members. At the end of May, Dr. Deborah Nawoczenski and Dr. Ernest Nalette retired, and Dr. Karen Nolan pursued her career at another institution.

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