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Contributed by Diane Rogers on 08/30/2013
For information regarding the approval process please read the Annual MVR Notice which can be found at: www.ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/docs/Annual_MVR_Notice.pdf
(A copy of the notice is shown below.)
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Dear Campus Community,
I struggle to find the words to thank you for the incredible outpouring of support that you extended to us as we were unexpectedly met with the loss of our brother, Master Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg, whom we celebrated and laid to rest on Tuesday.
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Standing Room Only Performing Arts Company (SROPAC), the largest student-run performing arts group on campus, is in need of a new faculty/staff advisor. Both of our beloved previous advisors (Arhlene Flowers & James Rothenberg) are on sabbatical this year. SROPAC is a non-audition group that allows all students to participate in the performing arts areas that interest them. SROPAC has produced the following types of performances over the last four years: a cappella concerts, broadway/Disney musical revues, show choir showcases, plays, musicals, student-written showcases, and much, much more!
If you have an interest in supporting inclusive performing arts on campus, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to touch base with the SROPAC Leadership Team.
Grab & Go, formerly located in the Campus Center Dining Hall, has been relocated to the Recreational Center, located just beyond the Food Court at Campus Center.
Grab & Go selections now available at the Recreation Center/Campus Center.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 08/29/2013
Yes! Now you can perk up with a hot coffee in the morning, or take a break with an iced coffee in the afternoon.
Starbucks now available at the Cafe @ Park School:
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Stop by and enjoy a Starbucks beverage today!
Contributed by Chris Pollock on 08/28/2013
Contributed on behalf of Carrie Brown, Executive Director of Alumni Relations
Louis V. Spiotti, Sr., a 1939 graduate of IC's School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER), passed away on August 18, 2013. He earned a bachelor of science degree in 1939 and a master of science degree in 1950.
Mr. Spiotti was an engaged and active member of the IC alumni community. He served on the Ithaca College Alumni Association Board of Directors from 1968 to 1984 and was a director emeritus from June 2010 until his death.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 08/28/2013
The Online Course Override Form for fall semester Park courses has been reactivated and is now available on the Park School homepage and at https://aecmws.ithaca.edu/wf/. The deadline to submit requests is Wednesday, September 4th---the last day of the ADD/DROP period.
The positive feedback garnered by the Park Online Course Override Form beta test has provided a model for campus-wide implementation for the November registration period. This is the first in a series of initiatives through the Academic Workflow Implementation Group---a committee assembled collaboratively by the Provost’s Office and ITS consisting of faculty, staff, students, and administrators charged with the task of taking the paper processes associated with academic or Homer related functions and automating these forms.
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Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 08/27/2013
On June 28th, Mail Services began using a cloud based package tracking system and discontinued the previous system that was housed on an Ithaca College server.
After September 28th, that server will be removed from service and the data stored on it will be unavailable. If you have any questions about a package that arrived previous to June 28, 2013, you need to contact the Mail Center at 4-3371.
Exercise Science faculty collaborate with Duke Integrative Medicine faculty and publish a systematic review of Health Coaching literature in Global Advances in Health and Medicine Journal.
Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 08/27/2013
Gary Sforzo, PhD and Miranda Kaye, PhD and Justine Vosloo, PhD of the Deapartment of Exercise & Sport Sciences, in collaboration with faculty from Duke's Integrative Medicine program, co-authored: "A Systematic Review of the Literature on Health and Wellness Coaching: Defining a Key Behavioral Intervention in Healthcare" in Global Advances in Health and Medicine Journal.
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Contributed by Rebecca Sexton on 08/26/2013
Mindful, a new dining experience at Campus Center Dining Hall.
What does Mindful mean?
Mindful means the use of low fat cooking methods such as steaming, poaching and grilling. And, maximizing nutrients while controlling calories. You will find satisfying flavors, full plates and healthy indulgence at the Mindful station. You will also find Mindful menu items featured at Towers and Terrace dining halls. The Mindful station, new at Campus Center dining hall. Enjoy and choose to be Mindful!
New and returning students, faculty, and staff are strongly encouraged to sign up for Ithaca College’s Emergency Notification System (ENS), which uses voice, e-mail, and text messaging to provide time-sensitive information during critical situations.
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On Sunday, August 25, Mass will be celebrated at 8 PM in Muller Chapel. After Mass there will be a “cookies and milk” social to meet with members of the community as well as the new ministry and mission team. All are welcome! Come to praise God, celebrate Eucharist, and meet and greet new and old friends!
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For a limited time take advantage of some fall Flavours at your next event. Start with an Apple Pumpkin Soup, move onto Apricot Thyme Glazed Turkey or finish your meal with the amazing Pumpkin Whoopie Pies. Check out all of the mouthwatering options and
Download a copy of your menu today or call CC&ES at (607) 274-3313 for more information.
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The ITS Helpdesk will be open on Sunday, August 25, from noon to 5:00 p.m. We'll have a full-time staff member on duty as well as new Helpdesk students "learning the ropes." If you are in need of technology assistance that day, please feel free to call us at 274-1000 or stop by Job Hall 104.
Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency Management
It is with great sadness that I pass along the news to the Ithaca College community of the death of Master Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg of the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management. Jay passed away unexpectedly as the result of a heart attack early Wednesday evening while off duty.
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 08/22/2013
Sumitted on behalf of Provost Marisa Kelly
The Ithaca College community recently lost two former longtime faculty members, with the passing on August 9 in Ithaca of both Robert Congdon and Imre Tamas.
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NBC Nightly News and PBS to Partner with Journalism Students and Professor for March on Washington Coverage
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 08/22/2013
Students from Ithaca College's Park School of Communications will head to Washington, DC this weekend to cover 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for NBC Nightly News, Weekend Edition, with Lester Holt. James A. Rada, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, will accompany the students as they interview participants and gather footage of the day's events at the Lincoln Memorial this Saturday, August 24. The students' work will air as part of NBC's Saturday evening newscast and will also be available through the NBC News website.
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