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Contributed by Christine Haase on 11/18/2016
There will be no WW@W meeting on campus Tuesday, 22 November due to the Thanksgiving holiday. While IC is open for business, classes are not in session and many take that entire week off work.
Looking ahead to next month, there will be no meeting on campus Tuesday, 27 December due to the Christmas holiday.
Members may visit https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/find-a-meeting/ to find a location and time for a make-up meeting, which will count towards attendance. Remember to take your Success Story booklet and your Monthly Pass with you!
You can easily find classmates that need to go the same way on Zimride. Share the ride and split the cost! Go to www.zimride.com/ithacacollege/ Ithaca College’s private Zimride network, and post a new ride during the month of November and you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have a chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.
Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 11/18/2016
As the fall 2016 semester reaches its final weeks, we recognize that this semester has challenged students’ feelings of personal and emotional safety in numerous ways. As one of many offices at the College working to support student well-being, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to share a reminder of the various safety and education resources we have available to our community.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 11/17/2016
Posted on behalf of Janet Williams, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration.
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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable for up to 7 hours on Saturday, November 19th between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM due to system upgrades.
Contributed by Luca Maurer on 11/17/2016
The LGBT Center is hosting a social for asexual students and their allies Wed. Nov 30 at 3:30 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room. All students are welcome.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/17/2016
Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council
Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair.
This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.
The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering. We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.
At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.
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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:
We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:
Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens
We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/15/2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
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The Office of the Provost & VPEA invited you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.
Nominations must be received in writing. Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:
· nominee’s name and contact information
· an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees
Nominations should be sent to MaryAnn Taylor (email@example.com) in the Office of the Provost & VPEA no later than Friday, December 2, 2016. If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact Vice Provost Danette Johnson by phone at 274-3041 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We invite the campus community to nominate a Junior or Senior for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/14/2016
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.
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Contributed by RahK Lash on 11/14/2016
November 1-30, 2016
Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.
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Contributed by Katy Hall on 11/14/2016
Who will win big?
Students eager to launch their business ideas will have the opportunity to pitch to seasoned entrepreneurs at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on November 17. Twelve student teams from Ithaca College will present four-minute presentations to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs who will be awarding up to $5,000 to help the students develop their ideas into reality. Also up for grabs are the Sustainability Award and the Audience Choice Award – join us to cast your vote!
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Critical thoughts and discussion about the role of television journalism in the election. We will have a discussion led by a panel of 5 Park TV and Journalism professionals
Sponsored by the Park School of Communications.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/11/2016
With episodes on police brutality and voter suppression, the ABC comedy “black-ish” frequently tackles heavy subject matter. Creator and show-runner Kenya Barris brings these conversations into America’s living rooms with a healthy dose of humor.
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Contributed by Jill Mayer on 11/11/2016
On Tuesday, November 15th, the Ithaca College Physical Therapy and Exercise Science departments will host Registered Dietician Nutritionist and Cancer Survivor, Myra Berkowitz to speak about nutrition.
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Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 11/11/2016
As the holiday season approaches, this is a reminder that Ithaca College Policy 2.12.3 number 10 states that “only items pertaining to College business, events and activities may be sent through the campus mail system.”
Personal packages should be sent to your home address. The Mail Service department should not be expected to handle, sort and send notifications for personal packages. Some examples of this include cell phones and/or accessories, personal book orders, wine orders, and other miscellaneous packages that are not business related.
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Contributed by Crystal Young on 11/11/2016
Registration is currently open for the Fall offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women. Spaces still remain available for this class, which will be conducted in four three-hour sessions on 11/29, 12/1, 12/6 and 12/8, and which is open to any student who identifies as female.
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