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The 2016 Campus Life Award Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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 Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in the classroom? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Ed Tech Day College Showcase.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is planning major network maintenance for late evening Saturday, February 20th into mid-day Sunday, February 21st. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure.

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 The Catholic Community will be holding four Ash Wednesday services at Muller Chapel. We will have Mass at 8:10 AM and 5:10 PM as well as Liturgy of the Word services at 12:10PM and 3:10PM. Distribution of ashes will be at all four services. All are welcome!

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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee seek nominations for Ithaca College’s annual Faculty Excellence Awards. We will offer five $1,500 awards.

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Submitted on Behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology and Audiology/Chair of the James J. Whalen Academic Symposium Steering Committee

The James J. Whalen Academic Symposium Steering Committee has heard your suggestions to improve the submission process and is happy to inform the College community that the submission process is now open to students.  

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 Are you concerned about a student?  Consider an ICare Referral

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The U-Lot (Campus Center lot) will be serving as reserved parking for events associated with the Board of Trustees Meetings on February 10 and 11, and therefore will be closed for general use.  The lot will re-open for normal usage at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.  Individuals seeking handicapped parking can continue to access U-Lot handicapped spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding of this lot closure. 

Thursday, February 25, 2:00-3:00 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Please join us for a talk with: Professor Dan Briotta Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy

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CAMPUS STORE SALE

Contributed by James Smith on 02/07/2016 

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 The Campus Store Annual 2/14 Sale 

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When: Tuesday 2/9/16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where: A&E Center VIP Room

Who: All Ithaca College staff members who are willing to listen openly, respect differing opinions, and to engage in discussion while sharing ideas and constructive feedback are encouraged to attend.

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Posted on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and David Lissy ’87, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees.

This message is the first of many that we will be providing to the campus community to keep you apprised of the presidential search process. Our goal is to be as transparent as possible at each step along the way to identifying the next president of Ithaca College. Very soon we will be launching a presidential search website which we will use for all matters related to that search, from these beginning steps through the bringing of finalists to campus.

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The Ithaca College Board of Trustees charged Provost Rifkin to convene a task force to review and suggest changes to the structure of shared governance at Ithaca College.  In its resolution, the Board of Trustees asked that the task force consist of students, faculty, and staff.  The task force met for the first time on Thursday, January 28. The Task Force has decided that, in an effort to truly make this an inclusive process, we want and need the input from all members of the Ithaca College community.  

We have crafted a brief survey that will be helpful to us as we begin our work.  We value your input and appreciate you taking time to share your opinion in this brief survey.

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Due to the increase in activity in Human Resources this month, our Weight Watchers meeting is being relocated on February 9th to the large conference room (PRW 137) behind the Admissions reception desk in Peggy Williams Center.

 

Please refer to the Intercom story dated 2/4/2016 for more information about our WW meetings...and join us!

 

The first weekend of the spring semester was an exciting time for game developers at Ithaca College. The Global Game Jam, taking place from January 29th to the 31st, took place at event sites in 93 countries all over the world, including at Ithaca College.

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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The 7th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us for this annual event that explores and celebrates the notion of community and diversity. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the topic of Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education, our guest speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room, Campus Center, and participate in a presentation and discussion regarding multi-cultural adoptions, facilitated by Emily Quinn, Clinical Health Studies, Class of 2016, DAC Member.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. They will be recognized in this year's publication of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.  Please welcome us in congratulating these students!

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