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Ithaca College Information Technology Services is proud to announce that the Whalen Center for Music is the second building to reach completed status for the 2014 Campus Wi-Fi Project.  

After a successful testing phase we are confident that the Wi-Fi network is working well and is delivering a strong, reliable wireless connection.

The project is moving on and Williams Hall is next on the list.  You can check to see the project status of any building listed on our schedule website:  https://www.ithaca.edu/its/services/wireless/campusproject2014/schedule/

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from KPMG will visit campus on on October 24, 2014 to conduct interviews for the following job and internship opportunities: 

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 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours in observance of Fall Break.  Our Fall Break hours will be as follows:

Wednesday 10/15 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/16 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/17 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/18 & Sunday 10/19 - CLOSED

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/20/14.

 

 

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is celebrated in October.  In observance of LGBT History Month, the LGBT Center website will feature videos highlighting different historical figures who have made a difference in the LGBT community.  Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day of October. Here are some figures who will be highlighted in the coming days:

 

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Posted on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

It is with great pleasure that I share with the campus community the news that the College’s office supply contract has been awarded to Staples Advantage, resulting in what I am certain will be a great partnership between the two institutions.

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The second installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Tuesday, October 14, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in Klingenstein Lounge.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Zero Base Budgeting (ZBB).

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Systems that authenticate with the Netpass username and password (myHome, Sakai, Web Profile Manager, Netpass Manager, Taskstream, ICAirnet-Secure, and other systems) will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, 10/23 due to extensive server maintenance.

Email will still be accessible, but Outlook Web App (OWA) users should use this temporary link while myHome is unavailable.

If you experience any problems logging into a Netpass system after the maintenance, please contact the ITS Helpdesk at 4-1000.

Making Ithaca College accessible to all community members will require creative and responsive accommodations. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) addresses the need to make accommodations for persons with disabilities so that they can achieve success in their employment. This workshop provides an insight into what constitutes a “respectful accommodation.” Specific examples of accommodations for employees who have various types of disabilities are included.

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The Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) seeks nominations of self or others to serve as a member for a two year term. Membership is open to faculty, staff and students.

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Looking to change your major? Similar to the Online Course Override Form, the Change of Major (COM) process is now completely electronic! This is a project developed by the Academic Workflow Implementation Group.

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If you haven't registered for Family Weekend already, do so by Wednesday, October 15. Register here.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that The James J. Whalen Center for Music is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and October 14th, we are continuously monitoring the performance of the network and are asking the Music School community for feedback on any issues.

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Ford Hall—The School of Music’s largest performance venue—received an extensive renovation this past summer, with vast improvements to the acoustics, interior design, and functionality.

▶ See the new hall: View the Ford Hall Renovation photo gallery 
▶ Hear the new acoustics: Check out the expanded webcasting schedule
▶ Attend a concert: Visit the School of Music's concert calendar 

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Join us at Terrace Dining Hall from 5-8 PM tomorrow, 10/9, for PB&J night at Food Lab. Create a custom peanut butter and jelly sandwich or try "The Elvis". While you're there, check out Food for Thought's table and get information about the 8th Annual Walk for Plumpy'Nut. You can sign up for the walk on the spot and donate to a great cause - ending childhood hunger!

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?! After your finish your PB&J, head on over to Towers Dining Hall at Late Night. From 8 PM- Midnight, we'll have Thursday Night Football up on the big screen! There will also be trivia, prizes and music! Stay tuned to our social media platforms for our special Tailgating Menu.

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Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

As a community, Ithaca College values a respectful environment free from harassment and discrimination. I believe that all of us recognize that unwanted advances, sexually explicit conduct, differential treatment, or offensive jokes have a detrimental impact on our community. Our obligations as members of the Ithaca College community, including some responsibilities specific to supervisors are outlined in the College’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, the Institutional Policy on Disability and the Sexual Harassment Policy. 

 

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Career Services is pleased to announce that IC Alumna Sarah Vitti from Environment America will visit campus to provide an information table and to interview students for Campaign Organizer and internship opportunities.

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Seniors and graduate students are invited to attend an information session with BAE Systems and to apply for on-campus interviews for their Financial Leadership Development Program.

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Beginning Wednesday, October 8 and continuing through Friday, October 10, various parking lot closures will occur on campus to accommodate meetings of the Board of Trustees and associated events.  Please be aware of the following closures and seek alternate parking sites on those dates.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Hilary Smith from Christie's Education will visit campus to conduct an information session about their graduate education opportunities as well as internship and employment opportunities. They are the educational arm of Christie's Auction House.

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Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

 ·         nominee’s name and contact information

 ·         an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

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