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Freezin' For A Reason

Contributed by Catherine Gooch on 02/29/2016 

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The Annual Polar Plunge to benefit New York Special Olympics is approaching! On Saturday, March 19th brave individuals will be Freezin' For A Reason as they take a dip in Cayuga Lake!

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Victoria Levine Named Registrar

Contributed by Cathy Wood on 02/29/2016 

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After a national search, Victoria (Vikki) Levine has been selected as Ithaca College’s next Registrar. Vikki joins IC from Longwood University in Virginia, where she has served as Registrar since 2012.  At Longwood, Vikki has led implementation of the DegreeWorks degree evaluation tool and an electronic transcript delivery system and has restructured her office to enhance student service. 

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The Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI) invites you to self-nominate to serve in one of two at-large membership roles. We are looking for students, faculty or staff who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering diversity and inclusion education and advocacy across campus. The council will look to attract and engage individuals who possess a perspective that will aid the council in understanding and addressing current climate issues or who are positioned to help further our mission. We encourage all self-nominations. Nominations of a second party are not encouraged at this time. We ask that you have an active discussion with any individuals you would like to see nominated and ask them to submit a self-nomination.

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 On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer. 

Get 8" of hair cut for FREE or get a $10 haircut! 

All haircuts will be done by professionals from Satori Spa and Center Haircutters!

All money will be donated to Shasheret, a Jewish nonprofit supporting breast cancer & the hair will be donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths!

Sign up: bit.ly/inchathon

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 Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!

 

We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide.

Follow this link to the survey: http://vcil.cc/ed0tbx3.

Faculty and Staff have an additional opportunity to learn about the FY 2016-2017 Budget on Friday, March 4, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge.  

As noted in President Rochon and Vice President Hector’s recent announcement, February’s Dollars and $ense was solely devoted to the recently approved FY 2016-2017 budget. Vice President Hector is offering a second session for those who were unable to attend last week’s presentation.

Those interested in attending are highly encouraged to review the FY 2016-2017 Budget in advance of Tuesday’s meeting. (Please note: You will be prompted to enter your Netpass user name and password.)

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Ithaca College's wrestling and women's indoor track and field teams captured championships during another busy weekend of Bomber athletics.

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The next All Supervisor’s Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., in Emerson Suites. It is an expectation that all supervisors attend. More information will follow. For now, please hold the date.

 

The Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) would like to invite all members of the campus community to an art exhibition by our very own Ithaca College students on Wednesday, March 2, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. A reception will be included as we hope to create a relaxed and informal environment to view the artwork.
 

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Posted on behalf of president Tom Rochon

Dear Ithaca College Community:

Shortly after announcing my plans to retire in July 2017, I began working closely with the college leadership team and the board of trustees to review our strategic direction to the extent necessary to ensure a smooth leadership transition.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications invites you to a series of events in March focusing on women in media.

Events include:

The Empowerment Project 
Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers
Thursday, March 3, 7:30 p.m., Park Auditorium
Emmy Award-Winning filmmakers Sarah Moshman and Dana Michelle Cook created a documentary that shines light on positive female role models. This event is funded as part of the Park Distinguished Visitor Series through generosity of the Park Foundation.

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 Ithaca Dining Services need your help! Please fill out our survey and give us your feedback on your dining experiences at Ithaca. As a bonus for filling out the survey, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet!

 

We’re always trying to improve your dining experiences and would love any feedback you can provide.

Follow this link to the survey: http://vcil.cc/ed0tbx3.

Ithaca College has announced the appointment of Brian Dickens as vice president for human resources. With more than 25 years of experience as a university administrator and over a dozen years as a human resource development and management consultant, Dickens is a proven leader in providing strategic direction for complex organizations.

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Our next "Brown Bag Lunch with the Provost", open to faculty and staff in Educational Affairs, is scheduled for Thursday, March 3, during the lunch hour (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.).  It will be held in the Human Resources Mini Conference Room (garden level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center).    

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On Monday March 7th from 9 am - 5 pm, Hillel will be hosting the annual Inch-a-thon, that will take place in the North Foyer. 

Get 8" of hair cut for FREE or get a $10 haircut! 

All haircuts will be done by professionals from Satori Spa and Center Haircutters!

All money will be donated to Shasheret, a Jewish nonprofit supporting breast cancer & the hair will be donated to Pantene Beautiful Lengths!

Sign up: bit.ly/inchathon

 

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 Join your friends at IC Hillel and Repair the World for an incredible Day of Service in NYC on the Thursday of Spring Break! Meet up in the City to learn about food and educational justice programs and work with Repair the World to give back to these communities. A great way to give back over Spring Break!

Sign up here: bit.ly/ichillelASB

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Affirmative action and Diversity/Inclusion are both measures that are taken with the aim of encouraging corporations to hire and promote workers from diverse backgrounds. However, the manner in which each initiative is carried out is quite distinct to one another. This webinar offers a case approach to learning the difference between EEO and AA and the implications for your institution.

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Effective communication helps us better understand people and situations, enables us to resolve differences, helps build trust and respect, and creates an environment where creative ideas, problem solving, affection, and caring can flourish. As simple as communication seems, much of what we try to communicate—and others try to communicate to us—gets misunderstood, which can cause conflict and frustration in personal and professional relationships. By learning effective communication skills, you can better connect with your spouse, kids, friends, and coworkers.

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It’s inevitable. At some point in your week you’ll run into one of them. Those people who seem to turn a wonderful day into a dark one. But it doesn’t have to be that way for you. Whether you’re dealing with a difficult co-worker, customer or family member, the strategies are essentially identical. In this seminar you will learn strategies to defuse negativity and hostility and create a positive atmosphere of co-operation.

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Come to IC Square TODAY between 11 AM and 3PM to celebrate Black History Month with some great food and music. We're serving up special items available today only. 

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