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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
12:10 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. (lunch provided)
HR Conference Room, Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Students interested in a semester-long internship and academic experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session on Thursday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Job 312.

Representatives from the Cornell in Washington program will be available to answer questions. Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 24th.

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Timecards Due

Contributed by Donna Veres on 09/18/2014 

Timecards for the pay period September 8-September 21 must be submitted and approved by Tuesday, September 23rd at noon in order for payment on Friday, September 26.

It is important that you verify the dates on the timecard when you submit it for approval. If you create your timecard after September 21, you will need to choose the correct timecard from the list of values on the top of the timecard next to "Pay Period." Any future-dated timecards will not be processed. Also, if you have not yet done so, please sign up for direct deposit in Parnassus.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 24th. Important reasons not to miss the next screening:

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester of the London Sabbatical Program.  Applicants must be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their school covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 semester.  The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum (an ICC-designated course is preferred), interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings.

 

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Ithaca Dining Services with support from the IC community helped Chris Allinger to reach his $30,000 goal to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program, here in Tompkins County! Read more about Walkin' the Walk in and our efforts to stop Childhood Hunger.

#STOPHUNGER in The Ithacan!

http://theithacan.org/news/local-radio-host-walks-to-stop-childhood-hunger/

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That's right!  Thursday we will celebrate the makings of a masterful burger! Featuring fresh, local beef from Maple Lane Farm in Earlville, New York. Build your own delicious burger at the Grill at Food Court! Get a single, a double or do it up BIG with a triple! Enjoy National Cheeseburger Day in a big way and watch your Thursday sizzle!

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day!
Thursday, Sept. 18th!
At the Grill at the Food Court

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Friday, September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Don’t be download’n or shar’n what ye don’t own! Talk like a seafarin' hearty, but don’t act like a copyright pirate. Ya scurvy dog!

Be on the lookout for ITS pirates and pick up some free booty (FREE candy and bookmarks) from our student staff in areas of Information Technology Services! Find us roamin’ the campus between 11am – 1pm, and swabbin’ the decks at the Helpdesk (Job 104), Classroom Technology Support (Textor 104), Friends 110 Computer Lab, Williams 210 Computer Lab, and the Technology Learning Center (Friends 101)!

Check out an important message from Cap’n Caps Lock: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFZsp3YpgMc

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Did you know that we have six honeybee hives right on Ithaca College campus? Haven’t you been wanting to learn more about these amazing pollinators that help to keep our grocery stores full of fruits, vegetables and nuts? And do you want to see just how silly you look in a beekeeping suit?

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There will be a brief (< 5 minutes) interruption to network connectivity at 6:00 AM on Thursday, September 18th in order to perform maintenance that will reduce potential impacts from any future campus power outages.

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
4-1000

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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If you have recently lost something, please come by The Information Desk in the Campus Center and see if we have it.  We have items ranging from clothing, keys, planners, phones, etc.

If we do not have your lost item, please check with Public Safety as they also have a lost and found service. 

In the event that you find something that someone has lost, please bring it to the Information Desk so we can return the item to its owner.

Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Kidde-Recalls-Smoke-and-Combination-SmokeCO-Alarms/

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 The Cortaca Blood Drive Challenge will be Monday October 6th in Emerson Suites from 10 to 5 pm, and Tuesday October 7th in the Fitness Center from 10 to 5 pm.

Help us to beat Cortland and show them how much we are a giving campus with 200 blood  donors each day!!! And think of all the help our community will get too!!!

Please sign up with redcrossblood.org  or call 1-800-REDCROSS to make an appointment. You can also sign up in Campus Center from 9 to 3 at our table September 29, & the 30, and October 1,2,and the 3rd. 

Please help by being a regular donor so blood products of all types are available whenever and wherever they're needed.

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IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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

Now that the start of the academic year is upon us, I wanted to take this opportunity to update the campus community on the progress of the Strategic Sourcing initiative.

As a quick reminder, the goals of this initiative are to streamline the purchasing process, to be more responsive to the procurement-related services and support required by the campus community and to fully leverage the value and benefits of our annual purchasing volume.

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Join Jewish community in celebration of the start of the New 5775 Year!

Wednesday, September 24th, at 7:00pm, Emerson Suites. Cost $10. Formal Attire

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Sound Wealth Financial Group is seeking applicants for a Financial Representative position. They are a general agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, which is one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. To learn more, attend the Sound Wealth Financial Group Information Session on Monday, Sept. 15 at 1:00pm in Career Services.

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Learn more about City Year, a nonprofit that has hired 10-15 IC seniors each of the last several years, during their information sessions. Join us on Monday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 or 4:00pm in Career Services.

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