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Contributed by Jake Brenner on 08/22/2014
Ithaca College Natural Lands is seeking Committee members and Student Intern Trainees for the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 academic year.
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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 08/22/2014
The Office of the Assistant Provost for International Studies and Special Projects/Director of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall. This office is responsible for the Ithaca College New York City Center (ICNYC), the Cornell in Washington program (CIW), and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), as well as the Office of International Programs (OIP). Please stop by and visit us in our new space!
To contact the Office of the Assistant Provost, call us at 274-3063.
Contributed by Rachel Gould on 08/22/2014
The Office of International Programs is now located on the 2nd floor of Job Hall. Please stop by and visit us in our new space!
Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 08/22/2014
Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 08/21/2014
Running errands this weekend? Why not pick-up an item or two to donate to the Caring and Sharing Back-to-School Program!
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Contributed by Laura Keefe on 08/20/2014
The Hammond Health Center will be closed from 12 noon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 21st, 2014, so that our staff can attend our department retreat. No services will be available during this time. Nursing staff will be available at the Health Center from 4 - 6 p.m., following the conclusion of our department meeting.
As always, if you have a medical emergency, call 911.
The following is contributed on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research:
The All-College Review Board for Human Subjects Research (HSR) is responsible for reviewing all college research and teaching activities (i.e. surveys) conducted by faculty, staff, and students that involve the use of human subjects.
If you are uncertain whether your project requires review, or if you plan to submit an HSR proposal in the coming semester, please visit the All-College Review Board on Human Subjects Research website under “H” in the directory.
You will find application forms, examples and instructions, proposal submission deadlines, committee meeting dates and a listing of members.
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Contributed by Brian Scholten on 08/19/2014
The College's grade submission policy allows the provost to change the date that final semester grades are due in any given semester in order to accommodate various calendar issues that might arise. Based on significant input from faculty, the school deans' offices, and the Office of the Registrar, the Provost's Office has decided to change the date that final semester grades are due in the fall 2014 semester.
For the fall of 2014 only, final semester grades will be due on Tuesday, December 30 at noon. This will serve as an opportunity to gather data on the implications of such a move that can then inform a discussion in spring 2015 about whether or not an ongoing policy change for the final semester grade submission deadline is in order.
Brian D. Scholten
Contributed by Thomas Rochon on 08/19/2014
This is a reminder to the campus community that the All College Meeting will be held in Emerson Suites on Thursday, August 21st from 9:00 – 11:00 AM.
A livestream of the meeting can be viewed by following the below link and using your Ithaca College Netpass and password to access:
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As we get set for a new academic year, please remember to review your office/school/department listing in the online directory (https://www.ithaca.edu/offices/) to be sure you have the most up-to-date information listed. If changes are required, please send them to Tina Thurston.
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Contributed by Mark Darling on 08/18/2014
The Summer 2014 edition of the Collective Impacts: Inspiring Change for our whole community contains stories about Sustainability at Ithaca College including interesting topics like new faculty, new water bottle fill stations, and dining hall aquaponics. Click here to access the document directly.
The Collective Impactscan also be found on the side bar of ithaca.edu/sustainability/.
Contributed by Don Austin on 08/18/2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a fall break volunteer trip to Syracuse, and we need an adviser to make it happen!
Located in the Mission District, The Rescue Mission is just outside of the downtown area of Syracuse, NY. The RM campus has an emergency shelter, day center and serves three meals a day at their food services center. On any given night, they have over 250 men sleeping under our roof. Each day, they serve over 725 meals to men, women and children who are hungry. In 2012, they gave away over 70,000 pieces of clothing to those in need. This is truly an amazing resource in the Syracuse area, and we are very excited to return!
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Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 08/18/2014
Dining Services Main Offices located in the Terrace Dining Hall will be closed today for an all-employee meeting. The Administrative Staff will not be available for mail deliveries/pick-ups or Faculty/Staff Meal Plan renewals.
We appreciate your patience and understanding. We will return to normal business hours (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) tomorrow, August 19th.
Contributed by Brian Scholten on 08/17/2014
The first day of fall semester classes at Ithaca College is Wednesday, August 27. However, students and faculty members should follow their Monday class schedules for that first day of classes only. All other instructional days follow the ordinary schedules.
The College must follow the Monday class schedules on that first day to compensate for observing the Labor Day holiday (on the following Monday) and meet the minimum requirements for class hours established by the New York State Education Department.
Best wishes for a smooth and productive semester.
Brian D. Scholten
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 08/17/2014
This is a reminder message, re-posted from 5/6/2014.
Like any organization that deals with sensitive information, Ithaca College must be in compliance with a variety of security standards. To ensure this compliance, our security practices and policies are regularly reviewed by external auditors, and often result in recommended or mandated changes to our security practices. One such recommendation that the college as a whole has been asked to comply with is the enforcement of screen saver passwords on virtually all college-owned computers.
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The purpose of this communication is to call attention to various modifications of the Ithaca College Parking Policies. In the interest of affordability and efficiency, the Parking Services team, in collaboration with the College’s formal Parking Policy Committee, conducted research and benchmarking in order to assess the current policies and identify potential areas for improvement. This communication highlights those modifications which were approved for implementation beginning with the 2014 – 2015 academic year.
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Contributed by Cara Nichols on 08/15/2014
No experience is necessary, but an interest in cheerleading and availability during practices times is preferred. (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from about 7-9:30 pm.)
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