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As noted in President Rochon and Vice President Hector’s recent announcement, this month’s Dollars and $ense will be solely devoted to the recently approved FY 2016-2017 budget. This session will be two hours long to allow enough time for Q&A after VP Hector presents budget information in detail.

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In recognition of Digital Learning Day and Use Technology to Learn Every Day (February 17th), we’d like to recognize the college’s partnership with lynda.com, an online video training and professional development resource. 

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Ithaca College’s Task Force on Meals & Entertainment has developed a proposed policy on the utilization of Ithaca College funds for meals, receptions, alcohol, etc. in order to help us be more purposeful, efficient, and equitable about how we spend on food and under what circumstances.  The College’s Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee (IEBC) has reviewed the policy and is working with the Task Force to share the proposal with the campus community in order to solicit community feedback.

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Due to safety concerns regarding fire safety and the potential for serious injuries to riders, self- balancing scooters, or hoverboards will not be allowed to be charged, operated, possessed, or stored in any residential hall or apartment on the Ithaca College campus. This policy is being instituted immediately based on recent reports of fires and explosions that have occurred from faulty lithium batteries. Students with hoverboards will have one week from today to send the item home or make alternative storage arrangements. The Office of Environmental and Emergency Management and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating the cause of fires and the risks associated with this product. In addition, the National Fire Protection Association and the New York State Office of Fire Prevention have issued safety alerts and warnings. 

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 If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and received services for mental health or substance abuse challenges while an adolescent living with family at home, we want to hear your experiences and your point of view on these topics.

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The Center for Print Production's website will be down for a short period Friday 2-19

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Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 16 years.  Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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Please join Dean Karl Paulnack and the New York Voices on Tuesday, February 23rd, at noon in the Hockett Recital Hall for an open discussion on the role of jazz in the education of the 21st century musician. 

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 Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

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The Office of the Budget announces that the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Budget document approved by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees is available on our web page.

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 Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Founders Room - PRWC - 3rd Floor
Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Bring your ideas/concept paper and talk with Wade Pickren, PhD, Director of Sponsored Research and Warren Calderone, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

 REGISTER HERE FOR GRANTS 101

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As first posted to Intercom on 2/15, M-Lot has been designated as the reserved parking for a swimming event Ithaca College is hosting 2/17-20.  As a result, the lot will be closed for the day on each of these dates.  Members of the campus community are asked to utilize other campus parking options during these days.

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 *DUE TO YESTERDAY'S INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT WAS POSTPONED UNTIL TONIGHT* 

 

Come one, Come All, Come Hungry to Street Food Fest 2016! It’s a culinary throw down between chefs at Ithaca College, Hobart and Houghton Colleges!  Come to Terrace Dining Hall between 5 and 7 PM for dinner to tour the world through food! Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite dish after sampling the culinary delights!

 

 

Event: STREET FOOD FEST! 

Where: Terrace Dining Hall

When: Dinner, WEDNESDAY, February 17th

Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

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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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Cultural competence refers to an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Developing cultural competence results in an ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures. Join us for this interactive works shop on cultural competency.

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On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, students are invited to participate in a Master Class conducted by one of the great minds of our time, Dr. Derald Wing Sue. acclaimed author of Microaggressions in Everyday Life, Dr. Derald Wing Sue will share his current and past research on the topics of Race, Culture and Microaggressions.  This event is hosted by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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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.

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon and Vice President (CFO) Gerald Hector.

At its recent meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved the operating budget for the 2016–17 fiscal year. The $238.4 million budget will be funded by an increase in tuition, room and board; by the implementation of cost savings measures previously discussed with the campus community; and by a planned reduction in the operating surplus.

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Get a FREE ice cream sundae!

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When the nationally-ranked Ithaca College wrestling team hosts Cortland at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, the Bombers will be honoring their six seniors in addition to collecting clothing for the Ithaca Rescue Mission. 

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