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Grand Central Café will be open Tuesday, Aug. 16th through Friday, Aug. 19th, from 9am - 2pm. So grab a cool beverage or a snack when you're in the area!

Add another gold medal to Ithaca College Athletics Hall-of-Famer Meghan Musnicki's '05 total as the former member of the women's crew team earned her second Olympic gold after helping the women's eight cross the finish in 6:01.49 – two seconds faster than the silver medal winning crew from Great Britain.

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Due to student training, the Office of Career Services will be closed on Friday, August 19; Monday, August 22; and Tuesday, August 23. The office will open once again on Wednesday, August 24 with drop-in hours from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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Parnassus Web Link Change

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 08/12/2016 

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As of 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 18th, the Web link for accessing Parnassus will change.

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From the Office of the Director of Procurement:

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Ithaca College’s head football coach, Mike Welch ’73, has announced his intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign.  

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Ithaca Dining Services will be moving back to 1101 Terrace building the morning of Thursday, Aug. 11th. Our administrative offices will have limited communications during this move while phones and computers are being reinstalled. Please contact us, by emailing us at: during the course of the day, and we'll respond as soon as possible. Any additional updates will be communicated using Intercom. Thank you for your patience as we move back into Terrace!

The J.J. Whalen Staff Scholar Award Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for the fall 2016 semester; the deadline for applying is Friday September 16, 2016.

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Contributed on behalf of Ernie McClatchie, Director of Grounds, Transportation & Maintenance

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Between 12:05 AM and 2:00 AM Thursday morning, August 11th, DIIS will be working with our Internet Service Provider to repair a piece of network equipment related to our Internet connection. Because we have a second ("redundant") device that is currently operational, this repair is not likely to cause any disruption of service. However, there is the possibility of a brief (15 minute) Internet outage if there are any complications during the repair of the equipment.

DIIS Service Desk
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On Friday, August 12, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will be serving as reserved special event parking for part of the morning.  It will be closed to general parking from the start of the day and will re-open for general usage as of approximately 10 a.m.  Individuals needing to access handicapped parking within the lot can continue to enter the lot and use those spaces by speaking with the lot attendant. 

The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours from Monday 8/15 - Friday 8/19.  Our hours next week will be as follows:

Monday 8/15: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 7pm

Tuesday 8/16: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 7pm

Wednesday 8/17: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 7pm

Thursday 8/18: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 7pm

Friday 8/19: 11am - 2pm

We will begin our regular academic year hours on Saturday 8/20/16.

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(Submitted on behalf of Eric Nichols, Director of Facilities Services)

The Office of Facilities is pleased to announce the implementation of single sign-in to our Maintenance Direct Work Order System, as part of our continued dedication to improving our customer service.  Effective immediately, users will sign in with their Netpass user name and password to submit service requests.  We are confident that our customers will find this new process faster and easier. As always you can access Maintenance Direct from your personalized myHome page.



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Get ready to welcome our new students back during Move-In Day and Fall Welcome.

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Director of Financial Services Beth Reynolds has been appointed interim Controller at Ithaca College. She will fill that role while Janet Williams serves as interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.

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Brian Dickens started as Ithaca College’s new vice president for human resources in June. He comes to Ithaca with 25 years of experience as a university administrator and over a dozen years as a human resource development and management consultant. Most recently, Dickens served as associate vice president for human resources and payroll services at Texas Southern University in Houston.

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Many departments are currently making arrangements for staffing for Fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student staff back early to support opening operations.  Please review our fall early arrival information online as you plan for Fall 2016.

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Do you love leadership? Do you have a really awesome presentation or idea you want to share? Is your department or student organization sponsoring a program in Block 1 that focuses on one of the three leadership areas (Leading Self, Others, or in a Diverse World)? 

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On October 8, 2016, the Ithaca College Alumni Association Board of Directors will honor five individuals with the 2016 alumni awards. A description of each award is available at the Alumni website. Congratulations to these remarkable individuals!

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The Handwerker Gallery seeks faculty, staff, and student co-coordinators for the nationwide project, Official Unofficial Voting Stations: Voting for all who legally can’t, in collaboration with artist Aram Han Sifuentes and the Jane Addams Hull-House (Chicago). The gallery will serve as the Ithaca hub for this exciting project and seeks help in the creation of our own voting box and recruitment strategies.

Email Gallery Director Mara Baldwin with questions:


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