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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/23/2013
Ithaca College is required by Microsoft to upgrade from Microsoft Live@edu to Microsoft Office 365 on Thursday, June 6, 2013. There is no major downtime expected with the upgrade. Users should notice little change other than the following:
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Contributed by Natalia Sturtz-Verastegui on 05/23/2013
Matthew Sullivan, associate professor of physics, and some of his students were featured in a Travel Channel piece on Sunday night demonstrating how superconductors could literally help take roller coasters to the next level.
“The phenomenon of superconductivity is so unusual and counter-intuitive that it never ceases to amaze me,” Sullivan said.
Due to needed repair work on the floor of the Dillingham Fountain it will be necessary to take the fountains off line starting June 3, 2013. The goal is to complete the needed repair work and have the fountains back in operation by July 19, 2013.
Contributed by Molly Israel on 05/23/2013
At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees elected Michael Buck as faculty trustee, Christina Mattin as a term trustee and Douglas Weisman as an alumni trustee. The board also elected Dr. C. William “Bill” Schwab ’68 as chair emeritus.
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Contributed by Molly Israel on 05/22/2013
An experienced athletic director, coach, and alumna will lead Ithaca College’s student-athletes and coaches starting this summer. Susan Bassett, who has been recognized as a national leader in Division III athletics for the last two decades, has been named the new director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports.
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Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 05/21/2013
The May issue of Student Health 101 is currently online! While students are its primary target audience, this monthly e-publication appeals to "wellness connoisseurs" of all ages.
This month, you'll find these articles and more:
Check out the Campus Correspondent page for video clips featuring IC students, staff, and faculty as they share their own healthy practices and sage advice. And every month you will find easy-to-prepare, healthy recipes and effective fitness strategies to help you achieve your health improvement goals.
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Letter to the Ithaca College Community Regarding the Completion of the Comprehensive Presidential Assessment
Contributed by Nancy Pringle on 05/20/2013
Dear Ithaca College Community Members:
Last Fall I wrote to tell you that the Board of Trustees would complete a comprehensive presidential assessment of President Tom Rochon during the 2012-2013 academic year. The Association of Governing boards recommends this process every 5 years as part of their best practice recommendations.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 05/20/2013
For students living on campus this summer, information on the ID Express Dining Package can be reviewed at: http://ithacadiningservices.com/documents/MealPlan%20Info_Student_Summer2013.pdf
If you have additional questions, please contact Campus Center & Event Services at: 607-274-3313.
Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 05/20/2013
For information on the Faculty and Staff Meal Plan during the summer months, including dining and contact information please visit: http://ithacadiningservices.com/documents/MealPlan%20Info_FacultyStaff_Summer2013.pdf
Contributed by Wade Pickren on 05/19/2013
These sessions provide a descriptive overview of the Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC), including the themes/perspectives and other ICC requirements of approximately 20 minutes with the rest of the hour available for interactive questions and answers. These sessions are designed for any faculty or staff member who wants to know more about the ICC.
Please register for one of the following sessions. All sessions will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.
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Contributed by Molly Israel on 05/19/2013
Actor David Boreanaz used the example of his own career in urging members of the Ithaca College graduating class to begin their search for “an authentic existence.”
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Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 05/18/2013
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Contributed by Christopher Biehn on 05/16/2013
Since my arrival last spring, the Institutional Advancement (IA) team, the IA and Trusteeship Committees of the Board of Trustees, and I have been focused on creating a strategic plan for our division and how to align the operation best with the engagement and fundraising demands in the years ahead as part of IC 20/20. I want to share with you some recent organizational changes and steps we have taken in order to position us for that future.
To successfully raise an increased level of funds each year, we must focus our resources on engaging alumni, parents, and friends as efficiently and strategically as possible, and identifying and involving a greater number of individuals with the capacity and inclination to make leadership-level gifts to our college, as these donors will be crucial to our success in the upcoming campaign.
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Contributed by David Maley on 05/15/2013
Ithaca College president Tom Rochon has announced the appointment of Gerald Hector as vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration. Hector, who has two decades of experience in financial management in both the higher education and private sectors, will join the college on July 1.
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Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 05/15/2013
The last day that a graduating senior may work as a student employee is Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Exception: If a graduating student is accepted into an IC graduate program for Fall 2013, they may work over the summer if they have paid their deposit and completed a new I-9 with the Student Employment office. The student can set up a time to do the I-9 by contacting our office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Contributed by Kris Miller on 05/14/2013
The Creative Services group in the Office of Marketing Communications has responded to feedback from the campus community. The official Ithaca College template for PowerPoint and Keynote has been restyled in both standard and 16:9 sizes.
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