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TCAT has announced that its Winter/Spring schedule is going into effect on Jan. 22. It includes changes that will affect some service to Ithaca College. Details are available here.

 Parking Services Announces a Major Customer Service Enhancement Upgrade to its Parking Management System.


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Sign-ups are now open for the 2017 MLK Day of Service!

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The time is here! MLK Week 2017 kicks off next week (January 23-28, 2017) as students return to campus and begin spring classes. Below is a reminder of our full schedule. This year, we will be examining the theme “The Ultimate Weakness of Violence” through a variety of engaging and informative events.

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Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 01/19/2017 

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

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2016 W2s available online

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/19/2017 

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Current employees can now view their 2016 W2 online in Parnassus.  To access your W2, log into Parnassus, go to IC Employee (or IC Student Employee) Self Service and click on Employee W2.  If you need assistance with your Parnassus login information, please contact the Payroll Office at (607) 274-3874, (607) 274-3133 or  Paper W2s were mailed to employees' permanent addresses on January 19. 

Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability

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Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang joined Ithaca College last summer after having served as associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and on the faculty of the Department of Political Science, at the University of Richmond. Born in Taiwan, Wang focuses his scholarly research on Chinese and Taiwanese foreign policy and domestic politics, security, economic development, and Asian international relations.

How have you spent your first six months here?
The first semester [in a new position] is always challenging, because it is a time for discovery. I am taking a three-step approach. First, I try to observe how things are done. Second, I try to understand why they are done this way. Some seem to have very good reasons, and some don’t seem to have very good reasons, other than the fact that they have been done this way all along. I’m still in the first two stages, and maybe after this first year I will move to the third stage, which is, how can I improve the process?

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Service Desk extended support hours will resume on Sunday, January 22nd. The hours are as follows:

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Effective January 16th, 2017, the password expiration period for Netpass, Parnassus and HomerAdmin has been extended from 120 days (4 months) to 180 days (6 months). This means that these passwords will now only need to be changed twice per year instead of three times per year. Some additional notes:

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Please click here or see below for our hours of operation during the remainder of Winter Break.

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 Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT), a unit of Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS), is excited to announce that Matthew Herbert joins the TLT team as a Distributed Learning Technologist.

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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens

Happy New Year everyone! We are excited to share that we are only $7,000 away from our annual United Way goal of $31,000! Thank you to all those who have contributed. The amount of $7000 has significant value to our community. 

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Submitted on behalf of Alison Shields and Brandy Bessette-Symons, Co-chairs of the Institutional Review Board. 

The purpose of the IRB at Ithaca College is to ensure that any research involving human subjects that is conducted by the administrators, faculty, staff, or students conforms to the College’s Mission, Professional Codes of Conduct, and Federal Guidelines of the Department of Health and Human Services.  Research is defined as any systematic, empirical investigation, including research development, testing, and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge. All proposed research is reviewed by the IRB to ensure that risks to human subjects are minimal and that human subjects are treated in a manner that conforms to the ethical guidelines of the Department of Health and Human Services and the ethics codes of professional organizations.

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The offices of Admission, Analytics and Institutional Research, Enrollment Management and Student Financial Services will be closed on Wednesday, January, 18th for a divisional retreat. The Office of Career Services will remain open with limited services (counselors will not be available).

The club Ithaca College Unites For HER has participated in fundraising efforts to provide a grant to any student, faculty or immediate family member of theirs affected by breast cancer. This grant is to help pay for integrative, complementary therapies to help those who are going through or have gone through breast cancer treatment. These therapies include acupuncture, yoga classes, massage therapy, and nutrition counseling among others. To learn more about this club, the grant, and to apply either for yourself or on behalf of an immediate family member, please visit our website To learn more about the organization in general please visit 


Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2017 OR 2017-2018 Academic Year.

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This is a reminder to the campus community that the All College Meeting will be held in Emerson Suites on Thursday, January 19 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM.

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn from ENVS naturalist, tracker and department chair Jason Hamilton and fulfill your ICC requirements. This is a “Maymester” course being held in June 2017. ENVS 14200: The Art and Science of Tracking will fulfill the following requirements: ICC Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation and Mind, Body, Spirit themes and Natural Sciences perspective designation.

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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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