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Procedures and schedules are in place for Final Exams during the week of Tuesday, May 5th through Monday, May 11th.

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When accessing Homer Connect through Chrome, users may see an error that the connection or site is unsafe. In the desktop version of Chrome, the Web address for Homer Connect will show "https" crossed out and in red text. On mobile versions, an error page will appear and users will have to click Advanced and acknowledge that they want to continue.

The error is due to a certificate problem on the server, which ITS is working to correct as quickly as possible. Please be assured that HomerConnect is safe to access through Google Chrome.

ITS Helpdesk
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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Hill Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:

Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
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The latest version of Chrome, version 42, is now blocking Java plug-ins, rendering Chrome incompatible for use with Parnassus "core applications," HomerAdmin, Nolij Web advanced functions, and other systems that require a Java Plug.

Note: This information does NOT apply to:

  • Parnassus "self-service" functions such as viewing payslip information and submitting time cards
  • HomerConnect access
  • Nolij Web basic search and viewing of documents

Chrome continues to be a suitable browser for these purposes.

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Ithaca College School of Business has a strong investment curriculum and opportunities for hands-on experience managing real money.

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If you've made your senior class gift then the answer is YES! And we thank YOU!

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https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Rt96Bpedestriansurvey

The long-awaited pedestrian corridor study for NYS Route 96B (Danby Road, Aurora Street) in the Town of Ithaca is about to get underway. The study is being coordinated by the Town of Ithaca with funding assistance from the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). CHA Consulting Inc. (CHA) is the project’s engineering consultant responsible for studying the existing pedestrian environment along the corridor. The study area extends approximately 1.6 miles from the City of Ithaca/Town of Ithaca municipal boundary south to the King Road intersection. This area includes Ithaca College, on- and off-campus student housing, single-family homes, apartments, senior housing and a variety of commercial businesses and offices. 

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Don't miss the annual flower/plant sale with proceeds to benefit The Golisano Children's Hospital!

Deadline to order: Friday, April 24, 2015

www.flowers4julia.com

Flowers will be delivered to campus on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - just in time for Mother's Day!

 

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Let's make history together. Join us for the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. This week-long event celebrates the beauty, diversity, and complexity of the Pan Asian experience. Thursday's theme is MODERN VOICES.

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Linda Petrosino

Dear Campus Community,

I encourage you to visit the college’s Union Choice website to view an important update on the union election entitled “Election Dates and the Importance of Voting.”

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The following is submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, Ph.D., Sponsored Research Director:

Congratulations to the students who participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington on April 4/16 – 4/18, 2015.

As a program of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), established in 1987, promotes undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity in all fields of study through an annual conference for students. The first conference drew more than 400 participants from schools across the country. Now in existence for over twenty-five years, the conference regularly hosts more than 3,000 students and their faculty mentors to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts and performances. NCUR was held at Ithaca College in 2011.

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It is with great excitement that we announce the members of the 2015 Orientation Leader Staff:

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Everybody loves a Sweepstakes!

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 Did you know that $3 can help a child in need? Until April 24, Dining Services Retail Locations are taking donations at the registers for the BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. 

You may donate any amount, but if you can spare $3.00, it'll supply a BackPack full of nutritious food for a child who otherwise might not be able to have 3 meals a day over the weekend. 

Donate today at  at Grand Central Café, Food Court, Sandella's Flatbreads, Business School Café, Park Café, and CHS Coffee Cart.

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Let's make history together. Join us for the first ever Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival. This week-long event celebrates the beauty, diversity, and complexity of the Pan Asian experience. Wednesday's theme is FRESH OFF THE BOBA: A NEW GENERATION.

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Bill Chapin Memorial Fund

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LGBTQA Pride Prom, Clark Lounge, Campus Center, 7-9 pm on Saturday April 25. Music, food, fun, and a photographer to record your Prom memories!  DJ'd by DJ Fuzzy Bear
Sponsored by Prism and the LGBT Center
Open to all IC students.

Visit the events calendar

 

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Michael Taylor for the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr. Taylor received a Ph.D. from Syracuse University in the Social Science Program and B.A, M.A. from SUNY Buffalo in Native American Studies. He specializes in Native American Studies and Anthropology, and in 2013 published his book, Contesting Constructed Indian-ness: The Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representations  (Lexington Books).

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The most recent version of Firefox, version 37, is not working with Parnassus (on Mac or Windows). If you are seeing a “secure connection failed” error page when trying to log into Parnassus, you probably have version 37. Do not attempt to check the version, since checking the version will often initiate the update to the latest version, if one is available.

The only workaround at this time is to use a different Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Chrome on Windows, or Safari or Chrome on Mac.

ITS is actively working to investigate the issue.

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
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Provost Petrosino is pleased to announce the implementation of the next step in the structural merger of academic affairs with student affairs and campus life into the educational affairs model that began fall 2012.  

Effective May 1, 2015, two leaders within the student life arena will be named as Associate Provosts to align their current positions with the integrated educational affairs model.  The educational affairs model realizes that curricular and co-curricular learning come together to constitute the holistic educational experience for our students

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