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A recent article published by the Chronicle of Higher Education lists Ithaca College as one of eight "Master’s Institutions” noted as a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2016-17.

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threads@CFE

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/23/2017 

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's (video blog and narrated powerpoint) post is: Course Design: Small Moves, Big Impact

by Dr. Radio Cremata (with Judith Ross-Bernstein)

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Registration Changes

Contributed by Vikki Levine on 02/23/2017 

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We are excited to announce some positive changes for registration which begins April 4th.

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An interdisciplinary group of faculty and students working on a 3-year research project supported by the National Science Foundation recently met to introduce new personnel and to report current progress and findings.

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Travel Policy Change

Contributed by Dean Casterline on 02/22/2017 

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(Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration)

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Ithaca College Names Ninth President

Contributed by News on 02/22/2017 

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The Ithaca College Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Shirley M. Collado as Ithaca College's ninth president. Collado currently serves as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at Rutgers University—Newark. She will assume the presidency at Ithaca on July 1, 2017. 

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Due to an anticipated high volume of Admissions visitors, N-Lot parking will be reserved as guest parking for a portion of the day on Friday, February 24.  This is the parking lot located between the Yavits and Allen playing fields.  The lot will be closed as of 8 a.m. and will re-open for regular use at approximately 12:30 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College!

IC Campus Store Sale

Contributed by James Smith on 02/21/2017 

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The Ithaca College Campus Store - Bomber Blitz Sale. February 28th, 2017 from 5PM-9PM

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On Wednesday, February 22, the U-Lot (Campus Center Lot) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for the day.  Individuals typically parking in this lot will need to utilize other campus parking options until U-Lot re-opens for general usage at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Additionally, one bank of spaces within O-Lot (Park School of Communications Lot) will be closed to serve as overflow parking for this event.  

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services

On Thursday, March 23 at 11:00 AM in the Ithaca Falls room during Ed Tech Day, there will be an engaging session about technology and the senior population. The discussion will be about how some elders in our society have been using the video "Cyber-Seniors" as a starting point for a discussion about the ways in which they can learn about technology and how to use it to enhance their lives.

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 Zoom is offering custom webinar trainings for Ithaca College.   Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. Please register for the webinar using the links below.

Introduction to Zoom
This webinar will introduce you to the features of zoom as well as training on configuring your profile settings and using the session controls.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm (Register)
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Register)

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Dear Members of the Campus Community, 

On behalf of the Presidential Search Committee, I invite you to join us in Emerson Suites Wednesday morning, February 22, from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m., for an exciting announcement about the presidential search.

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The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty, including full-time and part-time faculty, have authorized labor actions up to and including a strike. The authorization vote came last week, after 18 months of bargaining failed to persuade the Ithaca College administration to commit to the fundamental labor principles of “pay parity” and “equal pay for equal work.” The faculty members facing contingent work conditions, amounting to almost half of the current number of faculty at Ithaca College, held a rally on Monday, Feb 20th at the main entrance of IC campus. The rally preceded two days of scheduled mediation with the College administration and demonstrated the group’s collective power as well as public support for their insistent struggle to secure fair working and living conditions.  

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The webinar is organized by the New Media Consortium (NMC), of which Ithaca College is a member.

Wednesday, February 22, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00pm, Emerson Suites, Campus Center

Black History Month @IC

Activists on Activists connects current students with local (NY State) social change agents for the opportunity to bring dialogue around continued action and advocacy post-undergraduate experience.

 

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Satisfaction surveys are live today! Click here to let us know how we're doing. You'll receive a prompt at the end of the survey, to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.

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Following the overwhelming show of support from contingent faculty in last week's vote, the bargaining committee(s) for full and part-time contingent faculty will return to the bargaining table for two scheduled sessions this week. The committee representing part-time faculty will be looking for the administration to move beyond rhetoric about bargaining and to actually address the fundamental issues separating the parties. To date, the administration has put forward 4 claims to justify their obstinacy concerning the faculty's pay parity proposals.

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Celebrate the new single occupancy All Gender restrooms in our building with yummy treats and LOTS AND LOTS of beverages in the LGBT Center (lower level, Hammond Health Center) on Tuesday February 21! Join us in the LGBT Center either from 

9 am-11 am for breakfast treats with coffee, tea, and other assorted beverages.
or from 
3 pm-5 pm for cake and punch, and other assorted beverages. 

Two times during the day to accommodate busy student schedules. Stop by for a few minutes, or more if you have time, and tour the new All Gender Restroom near the LGBT Resource Room. There are also 4 new All Gender restrooms near the Health Center waiting room.

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Ithaca College is in contract negotiations with two bargaining units represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) one for part-time, per course faculty and the other for full-time contingent faculty who have year-to-year contracts.

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