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Service to the ICAirnet wireless network is not yet restored following the network problems from last week. We are actively continuing to investigate. In the interim, students should use the My-ResNet wireless network, and faculty and staff should use the ICAirnet-Secure wireless network. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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What do college students really think about technology in the classroom? What are their expectations for how technology is used by professors and others? How do they use technology to support their learning and time on campus? Join us on Thursday, March 24th at 12:10 PM in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room for a lively discussion on this topic. 

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We Need Your Help!  Help our Students Have a Great Commencement Weekend!

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Want to learn how to use those cellphones, computers and tablets to stay in touch with family and friends? Play games? Get health information and more? Technology has certainly changed the way we do things but it’s never too late to learn how to be a “Cyber-Senior”.

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You may not hear a lot about adult bullying, but according to the Workplace Bullying Institute, up to a third of workers may be the victims of workplace bullying. About twenty percent of workplace bullying crosses the line into harassment. Workplace bullying refers to the repeated, health-impairing, mistreatment of a target, driven by the perpetrators need to control. Allowed to continue this behavior undermines legitimate business interests, lowers morale, and impacts the overall ability “to get work done.” Workplace bullying can make life quite miserable and difficult. Supervisors should especially be made aware of workplace bullies, since they can disrupt productivity and create a hostile work environment which can lead to legal ramifications.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is hosting two candidates for the position of Director of Architecture and Infrastructure on campus this Thursday 3/17/16 and Friday 3/18/16.

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  Dining Services will operate on special hours during Spring Break. Click here for our Spring Break Hours of Operation. 

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The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will honor Journalist Barbara Walters with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism on Friday, March 18 in New York City. David Muir ’95 will present the award to Walters.

To watch the livestream of the event, visit: livestream.com/parkmedianetwork. The broadcast will begin at noon EST. 

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As noted in a recent intercom announcement, Ithaca College’s Task Force on Meals & Entertainment has developed a proposed policy on the utilization of Ithaca College funds for meals, receptions, alcohol, etc. in order to help us be more purposeful, efficient, and equitable about how we spend on food and under what circumstances. Representatives of the Task Force and the IEBC solicited feedback from Student Government Association, Faculty Council, Staff Council and from those who attended the campus-wide open session on March 3. 

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A major runway resurfacing project will require the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to close this coming summer from July 8 (starting approximately at 8:00 pm) to July 23 (ending at approximately 5:00 pm).

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Great News! The Campus Store Clearance Sale will be extended!

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 Dining Services will operate on special hours during Spring Break. Click here for our Spring Break Hours of Operation. 

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(The following message is being sent on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)

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Join us at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 24th in Klignenstein Lounge for a talk about the opportunity for Business Intelligence/Analytics in Higher Education. 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is scheduled to perform major network maintenance this weekend, late evening Saturday, March 12th into mid-day Sunday, March 13th. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure. This upgrade is the first in a series of steps that are planned for the spring and summer to create a more robust, modern network to help minimize issues such as those which disrupted our network earlier this week.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2017 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

Dear Ithaca College Community,

It gives me great pleasure to announce the members of the search committee for Ithaca College’s ninth president. The committee represents the wide breadth of our Ithaca College community and possesses a rich diversity of experience and perspective. We are deeply grateful that these individuals have agreed to devote their time and wisdom to collaborating on the important process that lies ahead, and we are confident that the college is in very good hands.

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Submitted on Behalf of Robert Sullivan, Faculty-in-Residence of the Center for Faculty Excellence:

Congratulations to the 51 students who have been selected to participate in the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Asheville, North Carolina on April 7-9, 2016.

NCUR is the largest and most prominent celebration of undergraduate research in the world. Each year NCUR gathers young scholars from hundreds of institutions of higher learning and from every corner of the academic curriculum, creating a unique environment for the recognition of undergraduate student achievement.  Ithaca College is proud of the fifty-one students, representing a wide variety of programs, who will be presenting their original scholarly work at NCUR.

Students, listed below by school and major program, will be accompanied by Associate Professor Robert Sullivan, Communication Studies, Professor Gwen Seaquist, Legal Studies and Professor Nancy Brcak, Art History.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 16 years.  Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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