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In my September 6 Intercom message, I outlined some of the steps Ithaca College has been taking to move us forward in becoming the community of learning, personal growth, and mutual respect that it is intended to be.

Since that time, we have continued to encounter episodes that challenge our goal of creating a respectful and inclusive culture in which we identify difference as a source of strength rather than division. There is no place at Ithaca College for actions, whether they be through words or deeds, that denigrate or marginalize any individual or group on the basis of race, religion, sexual identity, or social status.

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The 57th annual Cortaca Jug football game between Ithaca College and Cortland is Saturday, Nov. 14. Read more below to find out how students, faculty, staff and alumni can receive their tickets to the Cortaca Jug game. 

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On October 20, 21, and 22, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will serve as the reserved parking for numerous events associated with Board of Trustees meetings.  As a result, the lot will be closed to general usage and other campus community members will need to use other parking locations on these dates. 

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As Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues to be recognized throughout October, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to share a reminder of various resources available to the campus community.  Nationally, locally, and at I.C., people and organizations are here to support you.

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On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fitness Center, Ithaca College will hold its second "POD" event to vaccinate staff, faculty, and students against the seasonal flu!

Please dress appropriately to be able to receive a shot in the upper arm!!

In order to greatly expedite the POD, all faculty, staff, and students who plan to receive the flu shot at this event are asked to print the Influenza Vaccine Screening and Consent form and Vaccine Information Sheet, found at the following link and bring the completed form to the Fitness Center when you come for your shot: www.ithaca.edu/sacl/healthcenter/docs/FluImmunization.pdf

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 Use this FREE practice test resource from Kaplan!

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Chef Liliia Shkileva is an Executive Chef at State Moscow University and will cook on Ithaca College's Campus on Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th! During her visit, Chef Shkileva will prepare classic dishes from Russia and will provide active demonstrations of meal preparation for guests.  This will provide ample opportunity to interact with Chef Shkileva and experience firsthand the cultural and educational benefits of her visit.

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  Happy Fall Break, Everyone! 

Please Click Here for a downloadable version of our Fall Break Schedule or see below for details.

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Ithaca College's football and women's soccer teams are home Saturday as part of Community Appreciation Day. Football hosts Brockport and women's soccer hosts St. John Fisher, with both games starting at 1 p.m. There will be raffles and prize giveaways at both games. 

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Often, managers and educators put together diverse teams or groups, but then work in ways that fail to reap the benefits of that diversity. This highly interactive workshop offers both a framework and practical tips for leveraging the power of diverse teams, optimizing innovation, and strengthening organizational decision-making. It invites participants to become intentional and strategic about this work. Designed for supervisors who lead diverse teams and faculty members who want to leverage diversity to enhance classroom learning or to strengthen students’ readiness to embrace diversity in community settings. Open to all interested in the topics covered.

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We currently planning for critical software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the Spring 2016. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Olivia Boyle (oboyle1@ithaca.edu) and Brian Brashear (bbrashear@ithaca.edu) no later than Monday, November 16, 2015.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What lab(s) you need the software installed (building and room)
  • Installer CD's if appropriate
  • Licensing information if appropriate

 

For more information about labs and specialty software requests, please visit our labs website.

HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for approximately 8 hours on Sunday, October 18th from 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM due to system upgrades.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
607-274-1000

 

On Thursday, October 15, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot is serving as the reserved parking for a morning event in the Campus Center.  It will be closed to general entry until 8:30 a.m.  

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Chef Liliia Shkileva is an Executive Chef at State Moscow University and will cook on Ithaca College's Campus on Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th! During her visit, Chef Shkileva will prepare classic dishes from Russia and will provide active demonstrations of meal preparation for guests.  This will provide ample opportunity to interact with Chef Shkileva and experience firsthand the cultural and educational benefits of her visit.

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Check out the 10 semi-finalists for the Cortaca t-shirt design contest on the STAT Facebook page by clicking this link:

https://www.facebook.com/IthacaSTAT

 

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 Happy Fall Break, Everyone! 

Please Click Here for a downloadable version of our Fall Break Schedule or see below for details.

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Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence, Office of International Programs, & the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement.

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October 29, 2015 – Whalen Symposium Information Session

12:10 – 1:00 pm – Textor 102

Pizza and soda provided for lunch

For interested faculty and students who have questions or need more information regarding participation in the James J. Whalen Academic  Symposium on April 14, 2016.

The session will introduce students and faculty to the Symposium, the application process, the abstract guidelines, and presentation options.  Please follow the link to sign up:

                                 Register Here

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On Thursday, October 8, we conducted a Blue Sky Reimagining kick-off event, featuring a conversation among four alumni followed by work in small groups brainstorming on how to make the Ithaca College educational experience more immersive. Insensitive comments were made during the conversation. Immediately following the event, I (Tom Rochon) apologized to the alumna to whom the comments were addressed. We regret that what was intended to be a visionary moment for our community was diminished by insensitive comments.

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Happy Fall Break, Everyone! 

Please Click Here for a downloadable version of our Fall Break Schedule or see below for details.

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