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ITS is advising users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not compatible with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College) 

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 4th? For the first time, there will be the Health Fair and Weight Watchers Open House on the same day! Let's celebrate the Roaring Twenties together at the Health Fair (wait until you find out what the program looked like in the ‘20s)! And then continue the fun by joining us at one of our meetings to see what we have in store for you and your health today!

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New hire sessions for new employees will continue to be held every other Monday morning through December 1, 2014.  There will be no new hire session the week of December 15, 2014.   

To accommodate departmental needs, the Office of Human Resources has added an off-schedule new hire session on Monday, January 5, 2015, our first Monday back following the winter holiday break.  We will resume the practice of conducting new hire sessions, in conjunction with the beginning of the bi-weekly pay periods, beginning January 12, 2015.  

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions, please contact me at 274-8000 or via e-mail at kfranzese@ithaca.edu.

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, October 29th.

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Ithaca College students are invited to attend "The Other 4.0 That Matters: How to Maximize College, Choose a Major, and Find a Job" with speaker Julllien Gordon at SUNY Cortland on Oct. 29 @ 7:00 p.m.

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 Talk to us and let us know how we're doing! 

Complete the Dining Satisfaction Survey by Wednesday, November 5th and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Google Nexus 7!  Click Here to fill out the survey. 

 

FOOD FRENZY! Thursday, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!

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Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

As a community, Ithaca College values a respectful environment free from harassment and discrimination. I believe that all of us recognize that unwanted advances, sexually explicit conduct, differential treatment, or offensive jokes have a detrimental impact on our community. Our obligations as members of the Ithaca College community, including some responsibilities specific to supervisors are outlined in the College’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, the Institutional Policy on Disability and the Sexual Harassment Policy. 

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Submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
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Ithaca College Information Technology Services (ITS) has officially started an initiative to develop their strategic plan to be enacted over a five-year span. Under new leadership from Gerald Hector, Vice-President of Finance & Administration, and ITS Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Keith "Mac" McIntosh, the group has engaged in several thoughtful discussions about the services we provide, and the ever-changing technological landscape that affects how we live, learn, and work at Ithaca College.

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. 

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 Come join the fun!  Babies and toddlers ages newborn to 36 months are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development Across the Lifespan’. 

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If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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Submitted on behalf of Vivian Lorenzo, Medical Services Director, and Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost for International Studies.

In response to the ongoing developments regarding the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and the three confirmed cases in the United States, we are writing to provide you with information specific to the Ithaca College community.

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management has developed a web page regarding the status of the American flags flown on campus.

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You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The survey is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

THATCamp (thatcamp.org) is an open, informal, inexpensive meeting where people interested in the humanities and sciences will learn and build together in collaborative, informal workshops and short sessions.

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Want to come play (or learn to play) contra music? Come to Fish Bowl, the open contra music group that meets on Friday afternoons in the Campus Center, near or inside the Fish Bowl (the glass-walled room near the coffee shop). 

 

 

 

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This survey is an attempt to gauge Ithaca College's awareness of food insecurity issues in our community.  It is open to faculty, staff, and students of Ithaca College.

Please take just a few minutes to answer this short survey.  

If you’re interested in finding out more about how to find inexpensive or free food to supplement you or your friend’s budgets, check out this document. 

 

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is almost over. The final videos highlighting different historical figures will air on the LGBT Center website in the coming days. Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day during October.

This week’s highlighted historical figures are:


 

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Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-Chairs

This is another in a series of informational articles intended to update you on the work of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs Search Committee.

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