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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost/VPEA
Preparation is underway to launch the College’s national search for the next dean of the School of Business. Gale Merseth and Kathryn Barry from Isaacson, Miller executive search firm will serve as the consultants and will be visiting campus soon to conduct the pre-search study. As this search gets under way, additional information will be made available to the campus
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Contributed by Luke Keller on 10/05/2014
Registration is now open for THATCamp Humanities + Science at humsci2014.thatcamp.org
Sponsored and organized by the School of Humanities and Sciences in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow Lecture Series, THATCamp Humanities + Science 2014 will be an exploration and demonstration of the bridge, integration of, and/or collaboration between the Humanities and Sciences. The event will be on the Ithaca College campus on Friday and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 10/05/2014
Do you really enjoy being involved with your student org? Love your campus job? Ever thought about working professionally on a college campus? Looking to make an impact on the next generation of college students? Come explore the field of Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration this week with the following sessions as the division of Student Affairs and Campus Life celebrates Careers in Student Affairs month!
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Contributed by Cynthia Smith on 10/04/2014
Want a chance to win $5,000.00 dollars!!!!!!
All presenting donors during the month of October will be eligible for a chance to win a $5,000.00 Visa Gift Card courtesy of Suburban Propane
Monday October 6th in Emerson Suites from 10:00 to 5:00 pm and Tuesday October 7th in the Fitness Center from 10:00 to 5:00 pm
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/04/2014
Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about LGBT 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 LGBT people during this time and throughout the year.
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Contributed by Philip Garin on 10/03/2014
Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 10/03/2014
We need the college community’s input to help create a vision for the future.
All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long town hall sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, to provide input on the campus master plan. Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suite B, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.
By sharing what’s important to you and telling us your thoughts about the campus, you can help direct the work of the master planning team, setting priorities and contributing concepts. The town halls will include an exercise that will assist you in having a meaningful influence on the planning process.
Contributed by Lori Ray on 10/03/2014
Contributed on behalf of Ernie McClatchie
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Contributed by Matt Gorney on 10/03/2014
Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Park School of Communications is the first building to be completed in the 2014 Campus Wi-fi Project. Our initial testing phase is complete and occupants of that building should now be experiencing the benefits of the new, modern, robust wi-fi environment.
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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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Contributed by Dani Perkins on 10/03/2014
For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Office of Residential Life will be piloting an expanded break housing program during Thanksgiving, Spring, and portions of the Winter break periods.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/03/2014
Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory CANCELED!! October 3, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
CANCELED due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & rain!!
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Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 10/02/2014
Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-Chairs
We write to update the Ithaca College Community regarding our efforts to identify the College’s next Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA).
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Do you have an idea for an online business, a hot show, or exciting film concept?
The Park School will host a live event on Friday, October 10 featuring an alumni judging panel and live audience voting. Students will have 3-4 minutes to pitch their idea for a chance to win a share of $1000.
First Prize: $500
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 10/02/2014
Notice of Availability: procedures, practices and programming the College uses to keep students and employees safe, and facilities secure.
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The college’s exterior vehicular directional signage system was completed late last semester and now should be utilized for all campus events. To provide the best experience possible to our visitors, the following guidelines and options have been developed for temporary event-related signage for on-campus college-sponsored events. All three options include standardized design templates in which event-related text can be customized.
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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, via the City of Ithaca Police Department, has received notice of a phone scam being conducted in the Ithaca area. Please be aware of the scam description detailed below, do not follow the instructions provided if you receive such a call, and report any encounter with this scam to the Tompkins County Dispatch Center immediately at 607-272-3245.
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 10/01/2014
The science doesn’t lie: singing really is better for your health than yoga. And, in the words of Ella Fitzgerald, “the only thing better than singing – is more singing.” Scientists have shown that not only does singing in a choir make you feel good; it’s got health benefits, too. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, found that choristers’ heartbeats synchronize when they sing together, bringing about a calming effect that is as beneficial to our health as yoga (Sarah Rainey, The Daily Telegraph, National Post Wire Services | July 10, 2013)
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Contributed by Kris Monroe on 10/01/2014
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is an annual effort to increase awareness and prevention of online security problems. The ITS Information Security Office is promoting NCSAM on our campus.
Watch for our security tips with these themes throughout the month of October:
For more information throughout the month be sure to visit the ITS Information Security Office website at Ithaca.edu/ICinfosec
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