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Contributed by Lew Durland on 11/21/2014
With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a good time to be mindful of how you can save energy in your office, even when you’re not there. It’s easy, helps Ithaca College save energy and money, and gets us closer to our commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2050. Here’s what we all can do.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 11/21/2014
Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!
When: Every Tuesday
Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.
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Ithaca College and the New York Student Film Network will host series of workshops, panels, and guest presentations on Saturday, December 6.
This summit will give students access to local filmmakers and to workshops not normally covered in traditional film and television courses, and is supported by the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/21/2014
Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 11/20/2014
All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open interviews and presentation sessions by our finalists for the position of Case Manager. The Case Manager will work within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life to enhance our Assisting Students At Risk Initiative. This program serves to identify, track, and intervene with students who are experiencing distress due to health, academic, and other related concerns.
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Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 11/20/2014
Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-chairs.
As you know from previous reports of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) Search Committee, the final phase of our recruitment effort includes an invitation to select candidates for campus visits. We are excited that we will be welcoming four finalists to campus immediately after Thanksgiving break. The dates are: December 2-3, 4-5, 9-10 and 11-12. The finalists' visits will include two days of meetings with our campus community. The schedule for the first candidate is as follows:
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The Catholic Community will NOT be hosting Mass on Sunday November 23 at Muller Chapel. For anyone who is interested in going to Mass that will be on campus is welcome to attend Immaculate Conception Parish for Mass at 8:30AM & 10:30AM or at Cornell's Sage Chapel at 10:30 AM or 9:30 PM. The Catholic Community will be hosting Mass again on Sunday November 30 at 8:00PM. We hope to see you then. If you have any questions or concerns please email Dave at Dholmes@ithaca.edu.
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/20/2014
Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.
Students: Interested in participating?
Faculty: Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays. Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/.
The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
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Contributed by Debbi DeWeese on 11/20/2014
Associate Professor Catherine Taylor read new work in the Royal Holloway College Poetics Research Center's Reading Series.
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Contributed by David Maley on 11/19/2014
Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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Contributed by Liz Kranz on 11/19/2014
Campus Center & Events Services will be hosting 5 training sessions in November to teach faculty and staff the basics of using 25Live, Ithaca College's new room reservation system. The dates for these sessions are:
Thursday, Nov. 20th
Monday, Nov. 24th
Tuesday, Nov. 25th
Wednesday, Nov. 26th.
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Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 11/19/2014
On Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, Ithaca College will be hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls swimming and diving championships. Please be aware of the following lot closures which will result from reserved parking for that event.
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Contributed by Caryanne Keenan on 11/19/2014
Ithaca College's 29th annual Network Nights in New York City and Boston are right around the corner, and we want to make sure you're prepared. All students considering attending Network Nights are highly encouraged to attend a preparatory workshop, "What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights" which is being offered on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in Career Services (save your seat by registering in eRecruiting). Learn what to expect, how to prepare, professional etiquette tips, and how to connect with alumni before and after the event.
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Contributed by Don Austin on 11/19/2014
Native American Student Association will host a social featuring the Allegany River Dancers on Thursday, November 20, at 7:00pm in Emerson Suites. DINNER IS PROVIDED!
The Allegany River Indian Dancers are a Native American dance group that showcases the traditional songs and dances of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Indians. The general performances incorporate many aspects of Native American culture.
The Seneca language and culture pertaining to the origin of the songs and dances are shared in the program narratives. All performers wear traditional Native American regalia. All the music is performed live and the show is as educational as it is entertaining.
One highlight of the show is the Iroquois Smoke Dance, a very fast contest dance. Also featured is the Hoop Dance, a beautiful story telling dance in which the dancer uses hoops to make various designs and shapes to represent birds, animals and themes from nature.
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/19/2014
IC’s South Hill Forest Products honey and other products made by ENVS students now for sale in CNS 282!
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 11/18/2014
South Hill Forest Products is now offering their local, all-natural fall honey for sale; perfect for holiday gifts! This honey was made in Ithaca College's own beehives without the use of any chemicals, and was processed and bottled by Ithaca College students -- you can't get more local than that! We are also offering our homemade beeswax salves.
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/18/2014
It's not too late to give or receive... we are still collecting non-perishable food items to help families in need during the holiday season and we are still accepting applications for assistance.
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