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Contributed on behalf of Dr. Brian K. Dickens, Vice President for Human Resources

In an effort for provide greater communication, transparency and clarity surrounding the Diversity and Inclusion Staff Educational Requirement for this academic year, we would like take an opportunity to reconfirm the requirement and communicate process changes.

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The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) will conduct a re-accreditation survey of the Ithaca College Student Health Service (Hammond Health Center) on November 14th - 15th, 2016.

To view the complete Notice of Accreditation Survey please utilize the following link:

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthcenter/docs/NoticeAccreditSurv.pdf 

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On Monday, October 10, the Office of Admissions will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their families.  The M-Lot parking lot at the A&E Center has been designated as reserved parking for that event, and therefore will be unavailable to college staff, faculty, and students in the morning until approximately 10:30 a.m.  

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Bxtraordinary-Latinx Month @IC

Contributed by RahK Lash on 10/07/2016 

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 Bxtraordinary- Alex Villafana: Monday, October 10th @ 7:00pm, IC Square (Campus Center).

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New Parking Options

Contributed by Amy Shippos on 10/07/2016 

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Timed Spaces in the Visitor Lot

Four 30 minute timed spaces will be added to the Visitor Lot for use by faculty, staff and student in need of short term parking to go to Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

Eastern Campus Visitor Spaces

Visitor parking is being added in M-Lot to provide some options for visitors wishing to park on the eastern end of campus.  These spaces will be located near the outdoor pool and in the circle at the lower entrance to Glazer Arena.  Visitors will need to stop by the A&E Center desk to obtain a permit to park in these spaces.

As Ithaca College hosts Alumni Weekend 2016 this Friday through Sunday, a variety of campus parking lots will be serving as reserved parking for Alumni Weekend events.  Please note the day-by-day parking impacts listed below. 

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Thank you to the campus community for your patience as the Shared Governance Task Force completes a comprehensive draft for the campus to review. 

The Shared Governance Task Force is pleased to inform the campus community of the following timeline for release of the draft of the shared governance document and our plan for collecting your thoughts and feedback.

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The DIIS Service Desk will close at 5:00 PM (instead of 8:00 PM) on Thursday, 10/13. We will be open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM as usual on Friday, 10/14.

See our website for information about how to report a system outage after hours.

DIIS Service Desk
607-274-1000
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall

Reminder: New Extended Hours!

Apple recently released MacOS Sierra (Mac OS 10.12) but DIIS recommends not installing the new operating system on College Macs just yet.

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Earlier this week, Ithaca College became the latest institution to respond to a reported “clown sighting,” when a caller notified the Office of Public Safety of a social media posting regarding a clown allegedly being seen near the Athletics & Events Center. Officers checked the area and did not find anything suspicious.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind the campus community that the Office of Public Safety takes all reports of suspicious persons or activities very seriously. At the same time, however, we ask the community not to be part of the hysteria surrounding the clown sighting phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country.

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If you are interested in presenting, join us on October 20, 2016 for the James J. Whalen Symposium Information Session

 

12:10 – 1:00 pm – Textor 102

Pizza and soda provided for lunch

For interested faculty and students who have questions or need more information regarding participation in the James J. Whalen Academic  Symposium on April 13, 2017.

The session will introduce students and faculty to the Symposium, the application process, the abstract guidelines, and presentation options.  Please follow the link to sign up:

 

Register Here

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A group of alumni who wish to honor the memory of Anthony Nazaire '19 have joined forces to create a scholarship in his memory.

Anthony — a sophomore in the School of Business who was the victim of a homicide August 28 on the Cornell University campus — had already established himself as a motivated student and respected leader on campus through his work with Brothers 4 Brothers and other organizations.

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Join us for the Park School's Digital Sideshow on Friday, October 7 on the front lawn.  Using an outside LED screen, Park is hosting a series of sequential digital presentations with high visual impact.  Along with the schedule of events, come and see innovative demonstrations of virtual reality, 3D printing and MORE! 

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Due to an upgrade of our parking management system, the fine payment and permit purchasing portal normally found on the Parking Services web page will be temporarily down on Wednesday October 5th from 9PM to midnight.

Please click here for Dining Services' Hours of Operation or see below for details. 

 

TERRACE DINING HALL WILL BE CLOSED FOR BRUNCH ON SATURDAY, 10/8. TOWERS DINING HALL WILL BE OPEN IN ITS STEAD WITH A SPECIAL TAILGAITING MENU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IC'S CHAPTER OF SPOON U! 

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours over Fall Break.  Our official hours of operation will be:

Wednesday 10/12 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/13 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/14 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/15 - Closed

Sunday 10/16 - Closed

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/17.

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Ithaca College's Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) is hosting a T-shirt design contest for the annual Cortaca Jug football game. Any current Ithaca College student is eligible to enter the contest!

The winning designer will receive $400 in gift cards to Amazon! Second place will receive a $75 gift card and third will receive a $25 gift card!

 

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The IC Student Consumer Information website serves as a central access point to important public information related to many different aspects of student life such as safety, financial aid, costs, diversity, and graduation rates.   A link to the site is available at the top of every College web page through “About IC” and also on the Office of Institutional Research website.

The creation of this website was in response to numerous federal reporting and public disclosure requirements for higher education institutions which were mandated in the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA, Public Law 110-315). 

If you need further information related to these public disclosures, please contact the Ithaca College Office of Institutional Research at IRoffice@ithaca.edu or 607-274-3164.

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Submitted on Behalf of Provost Petrosino:

It is with great pleasure that I introduce the new Ithaca College NCUR Coordinator, Dr. James Pfrehm from the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.  He will be replacing Dr. Robert Sullivan who has ably chaperoned and assisted with NCUR coordination for the past few years. 

“I am excited to work with these bright students and watch them grow as professionals and academics” said Dr. Pfrehm.

As part of Ithaca College’s commitment to undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity, support will be provided for approximately 50 student scholars at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to be held April 5-8, 2017 at the University of Memphis, Tennessee.

 

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Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or asexual (LGBTQA+) person in your life? Or someone with another marginalized sexual orientation or gender identity? Do you work with LGBTQA+ students? Does your curriculum include topics about LGBTQA+ youth, adults, or families? National Coming Out Day is October 11. Many resources are available to you, both on and off campus, to assist you in supporting LGBTQA+ people during this time and throughout the year.

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