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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, September 26th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.  This month, we will hear updates for fall 2016 from Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS).  We will also have our regular, monthly check-in from members of the Enrollment Management leadership team.

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The Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair.

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Do you have a passion for leadership, team building, social issues, the environment, or any other leadership related topics you love to talk about? Apply to present a Student Leadership Institute (SLI) Session!



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The Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) seeks self-nominations to serve as a member for a two-year term. Membership is open to faculty, staff and students.

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You may have seen these talented individuals walking backwards around campus, sharing their experiences and introducing prospective students to the Ithaca College community. These are your President’s Host tour guides!

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The Parnassus system will be down for all users for approximately 1 hour starting at 6:00 AM on Saturday, 9/24 while maintenance is performed.

Digital Instruction and Information Services
Service Desk
104 Job Hall

Friday, September 30, 2016, 12:00-1:00 pm (Bring your lunch; snacks and beverages provided.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Kathryn Caldwell, Assistant Professor, Psychology

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Recreational Fires (a.k.a. Bon Fires) will not be scheduled for the fall 2016 semester. We hope to resume the events once good weather arrives in the spring.

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 It is with sad news that I inform the Ithaca College community that Robert (Bob) Jenkins passed away on September 14th, 2016 at the age of 78.

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Bringing a bike to campus?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/19/2016 

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All bicycles on campus must be registered. Bicycle registration is free.  Individual bicycles only need to be registered once.  Registration helps the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management to identify owners of lost, stolen or impounded bicycles and to disseminate safety information. Bicycle registration also allows Ithaca College to plan more accurately for improved bicycle parking and bicycle safety. If you see a bike you believe to be abandoned and/or is causing a safety hazard please contact our office at 274-3756. To register your bicycle, please go to


Our guest speaker this year is Mr. Ellis Williams, School of Communications Class of 2013. Mr. Williams is an Associate Producer with the Bleacher Report.  We are pleased to welcome him back to Ithaca to encourage and congratulate student awardees!

Student awardees are asked to arrive at 5:00pm to check in and be seated.  BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE is appreciated.

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As part of our efforts to provide better planning, coordination, and alignment with college needs, Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) and the Budget Office are piloting a new process for submitting technology-related NSOP and capital budget requests for the 2017/18 fiscal year. Links: Detailed Instructions  |  Request Form

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The Longview-Ithaca College shuttle is back in service, but will be using a gray minivan in place of the Longview van for the beginning of the week of September 19th.

There have also been some changes to the Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule that go into effect on Monday, 9/19/16.  Copies of the schedule will be available Monday on the rack outside of the Gerontology Institute on the second floor of Job Hall. Anyone interested in receiving an electronic copy of the revised schedule can contact Christine Pogorzala at or 607.274.1051.

On Thursday, September 22nd between 5:30-6:30 AM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone or general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 6:30 AM.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
Service Desk

104 Job Hall

Janel Martinez- The Importance of Self-Care among Afro-Latinas: Monday, September 19th @7:00pm, Klingenstein Lounge (Campus Center).

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The Ithaca College community is invited to participate in the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship.  Several events will be offered this year and the first will be held on Monday, September 26, 3:00-6:00 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge. 

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Media for Social Responsibility: Portrayals of Disability and Chronic Illness in Popular Culture
GCOM 20009-01 (CRN#:24323)
1 credit
Professor Anthony Adornato
Open to all Ithaca College majors.

The class will begin with a keynote by Laila Ali—elite athlete, fitness and wellness expert, TV host, author, speaker, and the daughter of late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali.

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Release your inner artist on ICTV's Sketch Me If You Can!

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Interested in saving money?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 09/15/2016 

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Why not join a carpool and let someone else share your cost of commuting?  Go to Ithaca College’s private Zimride network and post your ride to start saving money at!  

 Submitted on behalf of Terri A. Stewart, Director and Chief, Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management

The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPSEM) is hosting a two-day workshop on campus titled Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training. OPSEM secured this important training opportunity through a federal grant, and will be joined by numerous multi-disciplinary partners from both the college and the local and regional communities. In addition to law enforcement agencies, professionals will be attending who work in the fields of residential life, student conduct and judicial hearings, human resources, Title IX compliance, legal counsel, mental and public health, and sexual assault victim advocacy.

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