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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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Posted on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens, Co-Chairs  

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Take the Ithaca College Library’s Fall 2016 Reading Challenge!

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Due to popular demand, Weight Watchers is offering two more free webinars with their exclusive Chef Ryan Hutmacher. Join in for interactive and fun webinars where Chef Ryan will share strategies, tips and tricks for creating healthy, satisfying foods.

These webinars are open to all employees, not just current WW@W members. Each webinar lasts about 45 minutes.

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We’d like to wish the IC Community a very Happy Thanksgiving!

 Please click here for a downloadable version of Dining Services’ hours of operation.

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Effective Tuesday, November 22nd, there will be two new wireless networks at Ithaca College: 

  • IthacaCollege - Secure wireless network for IC community members, now supporting Windows 10
  • IthacaCollege-Guest - Open wireless network for IC visitors

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Winter Weather Conditions

Contributed by Molly Israel on 11/20/2016 

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With a winter storm forecast to impact the region in the next 24 hours, we want to take this opportunity to remind the campus community of our closing policies and procedures. 

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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Scholar in Residence, Raza Rumi will speak in a panel at the annual meeting of American Academy of Religion (AAR) this weekend. The panel will entail a conversation with the recipient of the AAR Religion and the Arts Award, Shahzia Sikander on contemporary art and religious themes that influence culture and politics today. Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, of Georgetown University & S. Brent Plate, Hamilton College will preside the session.  

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There will be no WW@W meeting on campus Tuesday, 22 November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. While IC is open for business, classes are not in session and many take that entire week off work.

Looking ahead to next month, there will be no meeting on campus Tuesday, 27 December due to the Christmas holiday.

Members may visit to find a location and time for a make-up meeting, which will count towards attendance. Remember to take your Success Story booklet and your Monthly Pass with you!

You can easily find classmates that need to go the same way on Zimride.  Share the ride and split the cost!  Go to Ithaca College’s private Zimride network, and post a new ride during the month of November and you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have a chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.




We’d like to wish the IC Community a very Happy Thanksgiving! 

Please click here for a downloadable version of Dining Services’ hours of operation.




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As the fall 2016 semester reaches its final weeks, we recognize that this semester has challenged students’ feelings of personal and emotional safety in numerous ways.  As one of many offices at the College working to support student well-being, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to share a reminder of the various safety and education resources we have available to our community.   

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Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The Ithaca College Institutional Effectiveness Budget Committee (IEBC) proposed some changes to the College's Meals and Entertainment (M&E) policy last spring and they have been approved by the President’s Council.

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for up to 7 hours on Saturday, November 19th between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM due to system upgrades.

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The LGBT Center is hosting a social for asexual students and their allies Wed. Nov 30 at 3:30 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room. All students are welcome.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:

  • Sunday, 11/20: Closed
  • Monday, 11/21: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Tuesday, 11/22: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Wednesday, 11/23: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25: Closed

We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 8pm

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens

We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help. 

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Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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