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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Wednesday, January 29, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.

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Ithaca College is pleased to welcome Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to campus on Monday February 3, 2014 at 1:00pm. 

The event will be held in Emerson B.  The event is free and open to the public but please be advised that seating is limited.

 Senator Gillibrand will deliver an address on "The American Opportunity Agenda" focusing on proposals to assist Women workers in gaining financial security by modernizing America's outdated workplace policies. 

 Senator Gillibrand was first sworn in as U.S. senator from New York in January 2009.  Prior to her service in the Senate, she served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing 10 counties in upstate New York's 20th congressional district.   

She serves on the Senate agriculture, armed services and aging committees.

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The Data Privacy Day Kick Off event in Washington, D.C. is SOLD OUT but you can watch online LIVE on the Data Privacy Day: NCSA Facebook page. The event will begin streaming live on Tuesday, January 28th at 11:20 a.m. ET / 8:20 a.m. PT.

The chief privacy officers of Microsoft, Intel and Facebook respectively, headline an impressive speaker lineup for the National Cyber Security Alliance’s Data Privacy Day Kick Off event at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C. on January 28.

Privacy experts will discuss "A Competitive Advantage: Respecting Consumer Privacy in a Big Data World” and "Notice and Consent: Innovating a New Path Forward," as well as discuss the latest privacy research from Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project.

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Data Privacy Day, held annually on January 28, encourages everyone to make protecting privacy and data a greater priority. DPD is an effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. 

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Data Privacy Month (DPM) is an annual effort to empower people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint, as well as escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone's priority. Data Privacy Month will be celebrated in 2014 starting with Data Privacy Day on January 28 and running through February 28. Spend the month helping to ensure your campus community is respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust.

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The Office of Employee & Organizational Development is pleased to once again offer Engaging Professionals at Ithaca College (EPIC), a competency-based certificate program for administrative office professionals. The program consists of eight, three-hour weekly sessions from February 19 - April 8, 2014.  Each session is designed to provide individuals with highly engaging opportunities to increase core business knowledge and to develop critical professional skills. The program will build upon current knowledge and provide additional insight and perspective to help participants develop needed skills for continued success.  Limited seating is available for this session, so if you are interested your registration should be submitted as soon as possible.

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Interested in attending Ithaca College's first TEDx event? Apply NOW! 

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Launched in May 2013, the IC Mentoring Network now has over 1,100 student, alumni, and IC community participants -- and the number is growing every day. Mentoring occurs in the form of online discussions hosted on LinkedIn.  

 

Hundreds of discussions have been taking place, where students have been asking many questions and have received valuable insights and information from alumni and other IC community members as they plan for careers and life after college.

 

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 Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

I would like to invite you to please join me at “Coffees with the Provost” beginning in February.  My goal is to create a place for informal chat in a small group setting with faculty, staff and students.  Please RSVP to MaryAnn Taylor (mataylor@ithaca.edu) if you wish to join me for one of these meetings. 

The following meetings have been scheduled for February, March, and April.  I do hope you will join me.

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Submitted on behalf of the Academic Workflow Implementation Group:

The online course override request form will be turned off at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27.

Any online course overrides approved after the close of business on January 27 will be treated as late course additions to students’ spring 2014 schedules.

Thank you for making the implementation of this new process a great success.

Please send your questions to academicworkflow@ithaca.edu.

Two members of the Ithaca College administrative team have accepted positions to lead the academic divisions at other institutions. 

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The Ithaca College Rotoract club, in collaboration with Ithaca Rotary, invites you to fill the BIG RED BOX located in the Campus Center across from the information desk. The Share the Warmth program is an annual community tradition of collecting gently used blankets, coats, sweaters, snowpants and other warm winter clothing for those in need.

 Clothing placed into the BIG RED BOX will be collected regularly for delivery to various service agencies throughout the community.  As the days get colder, take a moment, clear your closets and share the warmth. 

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Hello IC Campus Community!

On Saturday 11/16/13 the Fitness Center will not be opening until 3:30pm.  We will still close at the regular time of 7:00pm that night.  Our normal hours will resume at 11:00am on Sunday 11/17/13.

Go Bombers!

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There are a limited amount of tickets available to the general public for purchase for the Cortaca Jug football game.

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Do you have an interest in photography? Do you enjoy spending time in the Natural Lands? Then go outside and take a picture of this beautiful autumn! 

Submit your photo in high resolution as an email attachment to icnl@ithaca.edu by Monday, December 12th for a chance to win a $50 dollar gift certificate to the book store!

 Come join the fun!  Babies and toddlers ages newborn to 36 months are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development Through the Lifespan’.

 

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Department Newsletter: 2013    (PDF)

Printed copies are available by request. 
Just let Nancy Pierce know, 274-3161.

The Cortaca Jug Football game will be held Saturday, November 16th at noon in Butterfield Stadium at Ithaca College.

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It's not too late to join us to learn what the Emeriti Retiree Health Care Program is all about and how it can benefit you! 

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 Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.

-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
-- Great venue for a meeting or a relaxing lunch with a commanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding area.
-- Tower Club features a different themed menu every Friday, so please join us!

To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.

Hardy Harvest Lunch Buffet
-- Friday, October 11th, Tower Club/14th Floor/E. Tower
-- Lunch is Served from: 11:30am - 1:30pm

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 Take a break to enjoy this Friday's seasonal lunch buffet at the Tower Club.

-- 6 Convenient parking spots designated for Tower Club patrons during lunch time.
-- Great venue for a meeting or a relaxing lunch with a commanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding area.
-- Tower Club features a different themed menu every Friday, so please join us!

To reserve your table at the top, call: 607-274-3393.

Hardy Harvest Lunch Buffet
-- Friday, October 11th, Tower Club/14th Floor/E. Tower
-- Lunch is Served from: 11:30am - 1:30pm

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