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Something we often suspected is now being widely discussed in the media...music relieves stress!  If you are a member of our community faculty or staff, we would love to have you join us in IC voICes; we guarantee you will leave rehearsals with a smile on your face and a spring in your step!

IC voICes, now in its 14th year, offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff across campus to enjoy their vocal talents, meet new friends, and work with both talented College faculty and students.  We are one of the only faculty/staff choirs in the country! Interested, but afraid of auditions? Not to worry...there are none!

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Attention Phi Kappa Phi Seniors of Ithaca College! Are you graduating this year? Are you continuing on to graduate school or professional study?

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Join Professor Diane Birr, President of the IC Chapter, on Thursday, February 12th 2015, at 12:00 Noon in BUS 301 for an information session. This meeting is designed for any interested PKP senior or recent graduate with questions about the application process.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce its Faculty-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each of the Residents will focus on a project that has relevance for the college community.

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This is a reminder for users of College computers not to upgrade to Java 8 if prompted. Java 8 is not fully tested with Parnassus core apps, HomerAdmin, and other applications commonly used on campus.

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Career Services wishes to inform the community that Ms. Laura Klemer from PWC  has rescheduled her upcoming visit due to the winter storm that is expected to impact the Northeast this week. The new date for her visit is February 11.

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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Wednesday, January 28, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.

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Free iPhone app development

Contributed by John Barr on 01/25/2015 

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Does your organization need an iPhone app developed?  Students in the Computer Science course "Software Engineering" (COMP 34500) will be providing free iPhone app development for Ithaca College organizations this spring.

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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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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 15 years.  There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.

 

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Members of the Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity and the varsity rowing team will join up to raise funds with the annual "Row for Humanity."  A row-a-thon will take place this Friday, January 30, from 8:15 am until 5:30 pm in the North Foyer of the Campus Center.  Participating members will be rowing on ergometers throughout the day to raise awareness and money for Habitat builds and the Crew activities.

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Did you know CAPS now has a Facebook Page? Want to learn more about CAPS Group offerings for spring, 2015? Do you know about Seasonal Affective Disorder? Did you know that it's super common AND there are things you can start doing today to help manage it? Check it all out in the Winter, 2015 CAPS Cares Newsletter!

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The scheduling office within Campus Center and Event Services is currently experiencing a high volume of room requests and will be extending our response time from 1-2 days to 3-5 days for all non-urgent requests.

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 The Catholic Community is hosting Mass at Muller Chapel this Sunday. We host Mass every Sunday at 1PM and 8PM. All are welcome to participate!

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The Academic Workflow Implementation Committee, working in conjunction with the Office of Student Accessibility Services (formerly Office of Students with Disabilities), is happy to announce that students needing testing accommodations can now make the request through workflow.

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2014 W2s now available online

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/21/2015 

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Current employees can now view and print their 2014 W-2 online in Parnassus. To access your W-2 online, log into Parnassus, click on IC Employee Self Service, and then click on Employee W2. If you need assistance with your Parnassus login information, please email the Payroll Office at payroll@ithaca.edu. Paper W-2s will be mailed to your home address early next week.

This year taxpayers will be asked on their tax return if they and their dependents had minimum essential health insurance coverage for each month of 2014.  For those who had employer-sponsored health insurance, such as that provided by Ithaca College, it will only be necessary to check the appropriate box on your tax return to affirm coverage.  No further action is necessary.  If you are prompted for a 1095, it is important to know that the government delayed the need for employers to generate the form 1095 until next year.

 

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The FBI has provided notice to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management of two recently identified scams, each targeting college and university personnel and students.  Please review the details of these scams provided below, and notify the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.IC3.gov if you experience either of these activities. 

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Ithaca College ITS is proud to announce that Park Business has successfully passed the testing phase and is now officially completed.  Students, Faculty and Staff should now expect reliable and robust Wi-Fi service in that building.

Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is the fifth building to be completed out of twenty-nine total buildings across campus.  More detailed projet information can be found at the project's web page: 
http://www.ithaca.edu/its/services/wireless/campusproject2014/ 

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The Ithaca College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announces Fill The Hill Fridays, encouraging fans to come to Hill Center to support the Ithaca women’s and men’s basketball teams. Fill The Hill Fridays will take place Jan. 23, Jan. 30 and Feb. 13 and include promotional events, giveaways and interactive activities for both games on all three nights. The women’s basketball games begin at 6 p.m. followed by the men’s basketball games at 8 p.m. on each of those Fridays.

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The Fitness Center is now open with our full hours of operation for this semester.  For additional information on Fitness Center policies and programming please visit our website.

Spring 2015 Hours

Monday: 7:00am - 11:00pm

Tuesday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Wednesday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Thursday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

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