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The major network outage planned for next weekend (2/20 and 2/21) is being rescheduled due to a conflict with on-campus events. The maintenance work is now planned to begin late at night on Saturday, March 12th and conclude during the morning of Sunday, March 13th, which is the first weekend of Spring Break.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

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Join us in the Campus Center Clark Lounge on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1:30 - 3:30pm for ALANA CAREER CONNECTIONS.  This networking event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Ithaca College alumni. Students will hear a variety of perspectives as professionals share their valley and mountaintop experiences on the journey to career success.

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Faculty and students from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences in Las Vegas, NV.

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Do you ever feel like you never had a chance to thank someone who changed your life? Now's your opportunity!

 

During the annual "I Love IC" Week, which runs February 15–19, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) is giving students a chance to send a note to a favorite professor or staff member.

 

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Engaging in dialogue regarding diversity and inclusion can be challenging when you are unfamiliar with key concepts and language. Doing the work to create a foundation of knowledge needed to cultivate understanding, accountability and a charge to action is crucial. But often, it is difficult to know where to begin.

This workshop can provide an understanding of oppression, privilege, biases, and inequality that are essential when learning about diversity and inclusion. In this workshop, we introduce many important concepts and help you to begin to develop your inclusive lens.

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While intentions have changed in the business community, true inclusion remains elusive. Quite likely the primary challenge for most organizations is that inclusion remains an abstract and vague thing. Even leaders that truly want greater inclusion have a hard time explaining in a clear and concise way what that means. Inclusion is commonly viewed as an attitude or the absence of hatred and intentional discrimination. This webinar is built around a tangible model of inclusion, including common barriers, a way of assessment and practices to employ toward greater inclusion.

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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Microsoft has stopped supporting and providing security updates for all versions of Internet Explorer below IE 11 as of January 12, 2016.

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“I Love IC” Week  is once again planned and organized by students from the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) organization.

 

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Due to an anticipated high volume of Admissions visitors, N-Lot parking will be reserved as guest parking for a portion of the day on Monday, February 15.  The lot will re-open for regular use at approximately 1 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College. 

Join the revolution!  Rise up with one billion people across the globe on Valentines Day as we dance, sing, speak, to insist on a world without gendered violence!

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Each year, Ithaca College celebrates cultural diversity through our campus- wide Cultural Theme Month celebrations.  Through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, our campus partners in various departments and offices, and our student organizations, we are able to provide various opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, empower, and appreciate Latino/a Heritage Month, Native American Month, Black History Month, and Focus Asia Month. (For more info about IC Cultural Theme Months please visit http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/multicultural/months/) 

 

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As first posted on Intercom on 2/8, the U-Lot (Campus Center lot) will be serving as reserved parking for events associated with the Board of Trustees Meetings on February 10 and 11, and therefore will be closed for general use.  The lot will re-open for normal usage at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.  Individuals seeking handicapped parking can continue to access U-Lot handicapped spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding of this lot closure.  

On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, students are invited to participate in a Master Class conducted by one of the great minds of our time, Dr. Derald Wing Sue. acclaimed author of Microaggressions in Everyday Life, Dr. Derald Wing Sue will share his current and past research on the topics of Race, Culture and Microaggressions.  This event is hosted by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

 

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency.

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When: Thursday 2/11/16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 Where: A&E Center VIP Room

Who: All Ithaca College staff members who are willing to listen openly, respect differing opinions, and to engage in discussion while sharing ideas and constructive feedback are encouraged to attend.

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Are you or do you know of any New York resident graduate student pursuing a graduate or professional degree at IC in a STEM major or have an interest in a STEM career or field leading to professional licensure during or after graduate/professional school?

 

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The 2016 Campus Life Award Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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