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On Friday, February 27, 20 U-Lot parking spaces will be blocked off for the full duration of the work day as special event parking.  The lot entrance will remain open and all unreserved spaces will continue to be available as general parking as per normal operations. 

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Join us on Thursday, March 5, at 12:05 p.m. in Business 111, as Kimberly Zeoli '89 shares her career story and lessons learned along the way. 

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Dillingham Center has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, February 25nd.

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Next Wednesday is your final chance to win! Please take a moment today to take a short dining survey! We invite your feedback!

You don't have to be on a meal plan to be in it to win it. And, a fabulous tablet could be yours! It's online and it's easy!  Submit your winning entry at: http://vcil.cc/dmjgosp

The deadline for survey entries is March 4th. A winner will be randomly chosen after the close of the survey and contacted via email and announced on IC Dining's Facebook page. So, stay tuned, you may be the next winner of a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!

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A Campus StayCation may not be the first thing that comes to mind in freezing temperatures, but you may be going places!

Stop by and check out our Campus StayCation event, complete with destination decor and signature dishes. Forget your winter woes and join us for a Campus StayCation Celebration!

Your journey begins Thursday, Feb. 26th, at Dinner / 5pm - 7pm at Terrace Dining Hall.

And, while you're enjoying your StayCation escape from the winter weather, enter the National Prize Sweepstakes for a chance to win 1 of 3 "Vacation Getaway" prize packages.That's right, you could be going places! To enter, visit: www.campusstaycation.com

Towers and Campus Center Dining Halls will also be featuring "get away" signature dishes. So, if you can't make it Terrace DH, check out Towers or Campus Center and take a break!

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Portions of the M-Lot and the S-Lot Extension will be reserved for special event needs and unavailable as general parking from Thursday, 2/26 through Saturday, 2/28.  Day-by-day details of the closures are as follows. 

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As first posted to Intercom on 2/20/15, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be closed from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25 as reserved special event parking. 

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Dr. Mary Lourdes Silva would like your participation to complete a 20-30 minute open-ended interview on the ICC e-portfolio requirement. 

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As part of the Office of Residential Life’s 2014-2015 pilot extending break housing, Spring break housing will be offered for the entirety of the Spring 2015 break period, beginning at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 and continuing through 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 15th, 2015.

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Invitation to Help

Contributed by Christine Haase on 02/23/2015 

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Associate Professor Rachel Wagner’s husband John was seriously injured in a terrible automobile accident last week. You may have heard about it in the news late last week, involving a head-on collision with a dump truck in white-out conditions in Ovid, New York.

http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/public-safety/2015/02/19/seneca-county-accident/23668533/

John is expected to make a full recovery but it will take a few months. It is anticipated that he will be released from the hospital within the next day or so of this writing.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost
 
A final information session for students interested in the ICNYC Program for Fall 2015 will be held Thursday, February 26 at 12:10 p.m. in BUS 204.

Hersey Egginton, Director of the ICNYC Program, will be in attendance to answer any of your questions.

This general session is for all students and majors. We look forward to seeing you!
 

Are you interested in an internship experience in beautiful Washington, DC? If so, please attend the information session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26 in BUS 111.

Ithaca College has an arrangement with the Cornell in Washington Program (CIW) that allows you to study full-time in Washington, DC and to take advantage of the wonderful internship opportunities the City offers. 

Dr. Robert Hutchens will be in attendance to answer questions and to talk about the program. Whether your internship interest is political, financial, or issue-oriented, there is an organization in DC that shares your interest and needs interns.

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  • Want to find full-time positions, summer jobs, or internship opportunities?
  • Hoping to expand your professional network?
  • Interested in learning more about possible career paths that you're considering?

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, February 25nd.

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 The Campus Bookstore is taking an additional 50% Off the last marked price on all clearance apparel! 

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to three former faculty members and awarded promotions and/or tenure to nine current faculty members.

The following retired faculty members were named professor emeritus:

Department of Education

Jeff Claus, who retired in 2013.

Department of Mathematics

Stephen Hilbert, who retired in 2014.
Dani Novak, who retired in 2014.

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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Educational Technology Day we're pleased to announce the addition of Featured Sessions to this year's event.  Presented by nationally recognized thought-leaders, these sessions will focus on technology, teaching and learning, leadership and innovation. 

These sessions are part of Ed Tech Day on March 19th from 9 AM to 4 PM in the campus center.  Ed Tech Day features over 60 national and local vendors, 55 sessions and presentations, and much more.  All Ed Tech Day events are free and open to the entire campus community.  Details are on our Web site: www.ithaca.edu/edtechday/.  

The complete schedule will be posted in early March.  Below is a preview of the Featured Sessions.  

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The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 2, 2015. 

The Symposium is a celebration of student research, scholarship, and creativity featuring oral presentations, poster presentations, and creative works by students from all academic disciplines (graduate and undergraduate.)  It will be held in the Campus Center on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

Students?  Interested in participating? 
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss proposal submission. 

Faculty?  Online proposals submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  

Submission information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/sponsored-research/whalen/form/

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Phi Kappa Phi Book Drive

Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 02/22/2015 

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Phi Kappa Phi is a national collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines that follows the motto “let the love of learning rule humanity.”  In honor of this phrase, the Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will be holding a book drive on campus.  Book drives are a way to draw attention to the importance of literacy and gather crucial resources for community members who would otherwise have limited access to them. All books collected will be donated to IC Books Thru Bars, a student-run program that provides books to incarcerated persons in New York State prisons. 

Help make this book drive a success by donating a new or gently used book. It's an easy way to make a big difference!

  • Collection bins can be found around campus from Monday, March 2nd to Friday, March 20th. 

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