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 We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Department of Chemistry, support our part-time and contingent colleagues across campus in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. We feel it is in the interest of our students to have all their instructors compensated and treated fairly.

 

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An article published by David Brown (Professor, Department of Mathematics) was recently cited by the American Mathematical Society Blog, “What is an Experimental Math Course and Why Should We Care?”.  

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8th Annual Bomber Breakfast

Contributed by Rinae Olsen on 02/13/2017 

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Come support the Ithaca College softball team at our 8th Annual Bomber Breakfast on Friday, February 24 from 7:15-9 a.m. in Emerson Suites.

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Open letter to the Ithaca College community:

We, the undersigned members of the steering committee of the Jewish Studies program, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward fair, living wages and a more welcoming and equitable working environment. It is in everyone’s interest that the wide disparity between faculty wages be ameliorated.

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Representatives of both full-time and part-time contingent faculty have been negotiating with the administration for over a year. The two most important issues for our membership - fair pay for part-timers and job security for full-timers - remain at a standstill, with the administration refusing to even discuss reasonable solutions that would help us, our students, and our college.

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Monday, February 13th, 2017, 7:00pm, Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

Black History Month @IC

Activists on Activists connects current students with local (NY State) social change agents for the opportunity to bring dialogue around continued action and advocacy post-undergraduate experience.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? Join us tomorrow night at dinner in Campus Center Dining Hall for our special Valentine's Day "By Land and Sea" event for some delicious Surf 'n' Turf!

     

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The part-time, per-course faculty union at Ithaca College recently announced that iwill be holding a strike authorization vote on Monday and Tuesday, February 13 and 14, 2017.

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 The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.

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Now is an ideal time to visit our At Work meeting to see what all the excitement is about! Then register as a new member AND receive a Starter Kit as a welcome gift!

Please refer to the Intercom announcement posted on 2/3/2017 for all the details. Our leader has received a supply of Starter Kit gift vouchers and is ready to hand them out!

Join us to see how this journey we call weight loss goes beyond the scale!

To be eligible, a candidate must be a full-time faculty member who:

  • has completed at least one year of employment at Ithaca College
  • will be full-time (tenure, tenure eligible, or NTEN), of any rank, during the 2017-18 academic year.

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The webinar is organized by the New Media Consortium (NMC), of which Ithaca College is a member.

Wednesday, February 22, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Welcome to threads@CFE

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/10/2017 

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's post is the third in a three-part series by Dr. Christina Moylan: Challenging Upperclassman Students to Make Meaningful Connections with the “Classify”and “Headlines” Instructional Strategies

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Open letter to the Ithaca College community: 

We, the undersigned members of the steering committee of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College.

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Ticket information is now available for Trevor Noah’s performance on April 8, 2017 at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff will be able to purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, February 15, at 10 a.m. EST. Any remaining seats will be open to the general public on Friday, February 17, at 9 a.m. EST.

To purchase tickets, click here and select the “Buy Tickets” button under Trevor Noah’s photo. This will take you to the University Tickets system. Once you are on the University Tickets site, click on the “general public” button to create your account, or sign in if you already have an account.

Please note: Since you will need a University Tickets account to complete your ticket order, create your account ahead of time for a faster and easier purchase experience. For those seeking to purchase tickets beginning on Wednesday, February 15, you must use your Ithaca.edu address.

Maximum number of tickets per person is 6.

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Please return empty Intra- campus envelopes and duplicating envelopes and boxes to us by placing these in your mail/duplicating drop area in your building.

 

Please do not use for storing student files, office materials or for shipping.

Print Production calculates the cost to replenish unreturned supplies in the printing costs we charge. Help keep our costs low by returning empty Print Production supplies to our office by placing them in the mail/duplicating drop area in your building.

 

Career Services is pleased to welcome IC alumnus, Scott Rothschild, from Kenmont/Kenwood Camps back to campus.  Mr. Rothschild will be hosting an information table outside of the main Career Services office (101 Muller Center) to discuss summer employment opportunities.

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Contributed on behalf of Planning, Design and Construction

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Open Letter to Students, Faculty, Alumni and Friends of Ithaca College 

Higher education in America is facing an existential crisis. The prohibitive cost of college education has barred an increasing number of young people from fulfilling their dreams, while for a majority of faculty, being a professor has become a dead-end job that offers no adequate pay, no job security, and no possibilities for advancement. While administrative salaries have soared, faculty compensation overall has decreased, and the percentage of tenure-eligible faculty has shrunk to under 30%. The result has been the creation of a new academic underclass: a “precariate” of demoralized and underpaid contingent professors who are forced to cobble together multiple jobs, do not have benefits, and sometimes have to rely on manual labor, food stamps or Medicaid to get by.

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Open Letter to the Ithaca College Community,

The Department of Art History writes to express our deep appreciation and support for our part-time and contingent faculty members, who are currently involved in contract negotiations with the Ithaca College administration.  We recognize the essential role performed by part-time and contingent faculty in the education of our students, and acknowledge that their labor conditions have an impact not only on their students’ educational experience, but also on the entire institution’s ability to fulfill its mission.

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