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I am pleased to announce that Ryan DeLany, M.S., has been named Manager of the Academic Advising Center (AAC), one of the four offices which comprise the Center for Academic Advancement. Ryan has been with Ithaca College since the opening of the Academic Advising Center in 2013. Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Ryan has a B.A. in History from Le Moyne College and a M.S. in Education from SUNY Oswego. His accomplishments include being selected to present at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) conference, teaching Ithaca College Transfer Seminars,  and serving as a FYRE Associate. Prior to his arrival at Ithaca College, Ryan worked as an Academic Advisor at Bryant & Stratton College, as a Retention Counselor at Paul Smith’s College, and in the Office of Residence Life and Housing at Oswego. His academic advising philosophy centers on proactive academic advising, in order to foster a student’s personal and professional growth. Ryan will begin his new role as Manager of the AAC on August 1, 2015.


 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, born within 3 weeks of due date, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  


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It has come to Human Resources’ attention that there is a fraudulent email circulating informing employees that they are receiving a salary raise starting July 2015.  This email is a scam and should be deleted immediately.  Please do not click any links in this email.  Human Resources is actively working with ITS to address this situation.

Feel free to contact Payroll at with any questions or concerns.

Contributed on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance

I want to take this opportunity to update the campus community on changes that are being made to the Cashiering office’s hours and services.

Due to recent staffing changes within the College’s Cashiering Office, located on the 3rd floor of the Campus Center,  the office will be closing effective Wednesday, July 15th.   As a result, the College has entered into a service agreement with CFCU in which CFCU will be providing certain services on behalf of the College.  We are working diligently with CFCU in an effort to finalize the specifics around the services they will provide and what services will be handled out of the Financial Services Office located on the 14th floor of the West Tower.

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 IC's Department of Theatre Arts, in collaboration with Cornell University and the Community School of Music and Arts host the 2015 NYSTEA's Educator's Conference.  Workshops for teachers will be led by teaching artists from the Ithaca community as well as Theatre Arts faculty and staff Colin Stewart, Greg Robbins, Steve Ten Eyck, Trevor Maynard, Joey Bromfield and Chrystyna Dail. 

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This past weekend, the Tompkins County Relay for Life was held at Butterfield Stadium.  With nearly 300 participants, great weather, and a program filled with exciting activities, the event was quite the success, and a pleasure for Ithaca College to host.

At IC Square Food Court, we're featuring two new sandwiches from our Summer Unplugged line!

At Selona Grill, feast your eyes upon the Bourbon Glazed Turkey Burger! We're serving up a quarter-pound turkey burger with melted cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, grilled red onion and sliced avocado topped with a drizzle of bourbon glaze on a seeded roll.

At The Deli, we're featuring a delicious Prosciutto & Cream Cheese Sandwich! It's carefully constructed with thinly-sliced prosciutto ham, topped with softened cream cheese, roasted red peppers, cucumbers and watercress - all served on a French baguette. 

Come to the Food Court and try one today!

Educational Affairs is looking for volunteers to help launch ICC Kick-Off Events during Fall Welcome 2015! 

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that both Hammond Health Center and the Fitness Center are now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and July 16th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the buildings will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status.

If you are interested in seeing the Wi-Fi improvements as data, you can visit our website to view the connection speed testing that we've been doing since the project started.

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Do you hate the crowds?  Do you love feeling like a VIP?  Well, this Thursday July 16th from 11am-1pm all Ithaca College employees will get an early bird entrance into the 4th Annual Surplus Sale in the Athletic and Event Center.  


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The following was submitted on behalf of Frank Eggleston, son of longtime IC professor Gordon Eggleston, who passed away on April 21, 2015. (You can read more about Professor Eggleston at An Enduring Tribute.)

We will be having a celebration of life for my dad, Gordon Eggleston, on Thursday, July 9, 1:00 p.m., at the Brooktondale Baptist Church, located at 2311 Slaterville Road in Brooktondale, New York.

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ITS has just finished the installation and cutover of the new Wi-Fi environment in the Terrace and Towers Dining Halls.  Testing will continue through July 14th.  At that time, if testing is successful, those areas will move to a completed status.  Users of Wi-Fi in those areas should enjoy stable and robust Wi-Fi service.  If there are any issues, please report them to the Helpdesk by calling 274-1000, or emailing helpdesk

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Please join us in honoring School of Business Associate Dean, Barbara Howard, and the work she has done for Ithaca College at a retirement reception luncheon on Friday, July 31st, from 12:00-1:30pm in the Upper Atrium of the School of Business. 

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Registration is now open for a July 20-22 R.A.D. women’s self-defense course for staff and faculty.  For more information about this program and to access the registration form, please visit

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Contributed on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities

On behalf of the College’s Facilities Planning Committee, I am pleased to share with the campus community a revised Project Approval Request (PAR) process for capital construction and renovation projects. Although the new process will begin this fall, I wanted to ensure that there was an understanding of how the new process will be conducted. 

First and foremost, the new PAR process has been designed to ensure fairness and equity across the Divisions of the College. Accordingly, we have decentralized the initial component of the process by requiring all projects to be submitted directly to one’s Vice President. This and all other associated steps of the process – replete with timelines – can be found at this link. 

Thank you. 

Dr. Timothy Carey
Associate Vice President
IC Facilities



The Wi-Fi rebuild in Ceracche Center and Muller Faculty Center was recently completed. Our testing shows that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like affirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in those buildings.

Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

Find the complete Wireless 2014 Project details and schedule here:

Your feedback via comments to this article is also welcome!

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Contributed on behalf of Michael Richardson, Interim Dean - I am delighted to announce that we have filled two very important positions in the school:

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Registration is now open for a July 20-22 R.A.D. women’s self-defense course for staff and faculty.  For more information about this program and to access the registration form, please visit

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Performance Review Reminder

Contributed by Jane Ray on 06/30/2015 

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The Online Performance Review process for 2014-15 is currently available to staff.  All staff members can access the self-assessment form through Employee Self-Service in Parnassus.  Supervisors can also access the Performance Review form through Employee Self-Service in Parnassus. 

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