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submitted on behalf of Keith W. "Mac" McIntosh
Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) (former Information Technology Services or ITS) is undergoing a major transformation which impacts all provided services. I am writing you today to provide you with a general update about some of the expanded services for teaching and learning that will be coming by the end of the academic year, along with a specific update about our Optical Scanning services.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 11/17/2015
Digital Instruction and Technology Services (DIIS, formerly ITS) is pleased to announce support for Microsoft OneDrive for Business beginning November 17, 2015.
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Contributed by Michael Serino on 11/16/2015
The Ithacan will be hosting a Twitter Chat in collaboration with the University of Missouri's two newspapers, The Columbia Missourian and The Maneater, from 7–8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The chat will discuss how to ethically cover topics regarding racial issues in both a campus and a broader community. We hope this collaboration will provide a dialogue between aspiring and current journalism professionals and further the conversation between the media and the public. Use the hashtag #RaceReportingICMU to ask questions and engage.
Want to win a $25 gift card to Miracle Nails, $20 gift card to Le Nails or a Free Haircut from Supercuts? Stop by North Foyer on Monday, November 16th from 10 am - 5 pm to enter to win. Raffle tickets are $1 for 1 or $5 for 6. Want a manicure that day? Sign up for a maniCURE here!
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Contributed by Andrew Kosinuk on 11/15/2015
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is providing notice of a fraud scheme that has been reported as targeting students at several colleges and universities. Please be aware if you encounter something similar that it is not legitimate and report specifics to the Office of Public Safety at 607-274-3333.
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Your colleagues in Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) will take the lead at Tuesday morning’s Dollars and $ense session. AVP/CIO Keith "Mac" McIntosh and members of his team will present on various topics, including their recent reorganization, strategic plan implementation, and new projects planned for this academic year.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carly Hills in the office of finance and administration (274-3118 or email@example.com). We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
The family of Shannon Sakosits invites her friends and classmates to join them in a celebration of her life. A junior majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications, Shannon passed away on Nov. 11 following a brief illness.
Visiting hours will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, New Jersey. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 2 Fremont Ave., Park Ridge, New Jersey.
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Contributed by Dawn Kline on 11/13/2015
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Michael LaTour. Mike passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, November 8, 2015.
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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, November 18th.
What we already knew:
·Risk of CVD (Cardio Vascular Disease) doubles for each incremental increase in SBP of 20 mmHg or DBP of 10 mmHg.
·Aerobic exercise training leads to reduction in resting BP of 5-7 mmHg in those with hypertension.
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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series “Authentic People with Real Disabilities: Learn How to Represent this Important Diversity” on December 10th
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/13/2015
People with visible and invisible disabilities represent a large minority and workforce demographic in the US. It is also a minority that any person can join at any time. Therefore, it’s important to know how to hire and to work with people of this demographic, as well as how to represent them correctly in your marketing and advertising. DisabilityImages.com specializes in photographic imagery of real people with disabilities
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 11/13/2015
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.
This workshop gives participants a basic framework, including definitions to develop understanding of the relationship between diversity, inclusion and cultural competency and some tools for assessing and developing cultural competency in their areas.
Facilitated by: Laura Branca and Kirby Edmonds, TFC, Training for Change
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Posted on behalf of C. Vivian Lorenzo, MD
I am writing to update the campus community on the results of additional laboratory testing related to the death of an Ithaca College student yesterday. The New York State Department of Health has advised us that testing is negative for any bacterial infection that would require preventive antibiotics to close contacts.
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Contributed by Molly Israel on 11/11/2015
The results of this year’s Cortaca Jug mean more than they ever have in the past. Not only are we giving it our all to reclaim the jug and make our team and schools proud, but since SUNY Cortland has joined our football conference, the game also counts towards our season standings. This has upped the ante.
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