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The second Vice President for Enrollment Management candidate will be on campus on Friday, April 22.  Members of the campus community are invited to attend an open session, which is scheduled at noon in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.  Materials for the candidate can be found here.

Feedback for all candidates will be collected via an online evaluation form.  Please provide your feedback no later than close of business on Wednesday, April 27. 

Information about our remaining two candidates will be shared in Intercom a day ahead of each campus visit.  

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Submitted on behalf of Rory Rothman, Associate Provost, Student Life.

The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life.  Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor.  In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.

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As you begin to plan for Commencement/Senior Week 2016, please keep in mind the following on-campus housing guidelines. All campus residents except for graduating seniors, Resident Assistants, and Circle Apartment residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 14th , 2016 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain.

To submit a request to stay for Commencement Week, visit this web page:

For a staff and faculty requests, you will need either your students’ IC E-mail addresses or their IC ID number.

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Post your daily commute on Zimride, Ithaca College’s private ride-matching network. After all, if you’re sharing the same destination, you might as well share the same ride too.


This year Hillel at Ithaca College is proud to host nine different Seders for our First Night of Passover, on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 8:00pm at Terrace Dining Hall. Sign ups are here:

Students with meal plans will be asked to use their meal swipes. If you do not have a meal plan and you are an Ithaca College student, Hillel at Ithaca College can host you for a Seder, just email us to reserve a meal pass for the night. Faculty, staff, families, and non-Ithaca College students are also welcome to attend, and will be asked to contribute a $10 donation in advance.

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Workshop Description:

Privilege is a concept with many meanings. Some privileges can be bought; some may be earned through one’s profession, office, or be awarded upon admission to an institution, club or society. This workshop will focus on the kinds of unearned privilege that are afforded on the basis of belonging to included social identity groups. 

Prerequisite: Participants must have already attended Moving Toward Cultural Competency Workshop in order to attend.

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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency. This workshop serves as the prerequisite Understanding Privilege and Microaggressions Workshop.

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Bigoted comments, jokes, negative assumptions and stereotypes are challenging because they can provoke our emotions and make us reactive, scared, confused, uncertain, judgmental, and less able to access our intelligence and good thinking.

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On behalf of the students on the Senior Week Committee I want to share their website and events with faculty and staff that are making the various arrangements to celebrate our amazing students the week of May 15-20. 

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Contributed by Sheryl Scott on 04/19/2016 

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In Memory of Julia VanDeMark, we are taking orders for flowers to benefit The Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial Hospital.

For more information, see


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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015-2016 Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Monday, May 16, 8:30- 4:00 pm
319 Gannett Center   
Please join us for a lively day with Lott Hill and Soo La Kim from Learners at the Center*, a community of teachers collaborating to inspire, design, and share inclusive, equitable, learner-centered instructional philosophies and practices.

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Stress-Free commute?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 04/18/2016 

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Ithaca College has partnered with Zimride to offer a fun, money-saving way to commute to campus. Post a ride on Zimride and connect with other commuters going to the same destination and save time and money on your commute. Save Green by Going Green in


Inform. Engage. Commit. Join Ithaca Dining Services in our effort to waste less! WasteLESS Week is designed to educate and empower the IC Community to save food, water, energy, and the Earth’s natural resources. This year’s WasteLESS Week will be filled with lots of exciting events, prizes and giveaways, so don’t miss out!

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How to find FALL 2016 Swing, Salsa, and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register in Schedulizer & Homerconnect - It's not obvious!

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On June 7th, 14th and 21st, from 12:00 – 2:30 pm, please join Training for Change (TFC) Consultants, Laura Branca and Kirby Edmonds, to view and discuss the eye-opening and powerful three-part series (one hour episodes, one episode each day) PBS documentary, Race: The Power of An Illusion. Each episode will be followed by a discussion about the film and its relevance today.

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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics has another full slate of home games this week, with several teams hosting Senior Days. 

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Test your skills and have fun with others.  

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April 20, 2016 at 9:00am we will hold our monthly Dollars and $ense meeting.  This month’s topic will do a third deep dive into the 2016-2017 budget.  We will extend our time to end at 10:30am.  The deep dive into the budget will be to share how the budget was allocated among the various divisions and schools at the college.  We will also answer questions around changes in line items, and other questions that attendees have as it pertains to the 2016-2017 budget.

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Don't miss the Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival's last day of events!

10:30am-12:30pm: Interactive theater workshop, "Forum Theater: The Large Majority" (CNS 115)

1:00pm-2:30: Deann Borshay Liem's award-winning film, Memory of Forgotten War

2:45pm-4:45: Play reading of Yankee Dawg You Die (Park Auditorium)

5:30pm-7:30: Closing Gala (Business School Upper Atrium)

All events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at all events. See you today!

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