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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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 Open statement to the campus community.

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DIIS will be updating one of our authentication systems at 8:30 AM on Monday, March 13th (the first day of spring break, when the college is closed). The impact will be limited to just the services listed below. We will be coordinating with each service provider, and login to these services will be unavailable starting at 8:30 am until each service provider completes their portion of the work that morning or afternoon. All other services will remain available throughout the day.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years.  There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

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Want to stay in beautiful Ithaca for the summer? Looking for ways to earn money, or for summer housing? Please see the online student jobs database or The Office of Residential Life's summer positions page for more information on our various positions!

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Thank you  to everyone who showed up to donate Blood yesterday 2/16. The RED Cross was able to exceed  our goal of 114 units, for a total of  133 units of Blood, of that 20 Double Reds were collected.

With out you the donor! this event would not have been so successful . Thank you so very much for helping those who need this life saving blood, YOU made there day much better!!!

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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 Monday, February 20.  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 1 p.m. that day.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we welcome prospective students and their families to Ithaca College!

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the Seniors of Color Leadership Awards from current IC students, faculty, and staff. These nominations should reflect graduating seniors (Class of 2017) who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership development, civic engagement, and support for the community at IC. Students may also nominate themselves.  

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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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Welcome to threads@CFE

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/16/2017 

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This week's post is: Recommended Reads: Linking Theory to Practice - A Little More Action, Please

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Contributed on behalf of Planning, Design and Construction

 

 

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 Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in teaching or research? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Educational Technology Day College Showcase. The 27th Annual Ed Tech Day will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

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Seeking people over the age of 18 residing in the Ithaca area, who are interested in attending cultural events and who are willing to answer questions about their demographics, gender, and cultural compsumtion.

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Join us at IC STAT's Kick Back to Give Back event on Monday, February 20th at 7 pm in Emerson Suites.  The tickets will be given away as a door prize at the end of the event (you must be present to win).

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The Ithaca College bargaining team is disappointed that the contingent faculty unions have announced that they have voted to authorize a strike. This announcement comes despite the fact that there has been significant and meaningful progress made to date in the negotiations for a part-time faculty contract—having reached tentative agreements on 23 separate articles—and that negotiations with the full-time contingent faculty are still at an early stage.

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

On Thursday, March 23rd Marya Schnedeker is the Engineering Lab Coordinator for the Bray Lab within the Tufts University Department of Mechanical Engineering and Chris Sledziona oversees the Center for Applied Research in the Department of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. They will be talking about the role of makerspaces in education in the Klingenstein Lounge at 11:00 AM as part of Ed Tech Day.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years.  A significant part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty and Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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