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 This presentation will be rescheduled. The presenter is traveling from Buffalo and in the interest of safety and travel conditions, we decided to reschedule.  Check Intercom for the new date and time posted in the coming days.

Mark your calendar to attend a presentation by the United States Postal Service on Augmented Reality and creating impactful mail.  Realize a 2% discount on eligible postage.  Wow your target audience with an interactive mail piece.  Discover a higher rate of return. 

Seating is limited.  The presentation will be Wednesday March 15 in the Ithaca Falls Room beginning at 1:30pm.Download the free app-  USPS AR before the meeting.  Select to allow the app to access your camera for an interactive experience. 

Download the Layar App to see a demo on an IC scenic entrance that takes the recipient to the Admissions Visit Ithaca web page.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Karen Serbonich at kserbonich@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5701. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Ithaca College women's track & field team finished the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships as the national runner-up with 41.25 points on Saturday, March 11, at the Al B. Carius Track, which was hosted by North Central College. It is the highest team finish in program history for Ithaca in either season of track & field.

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The game that the administration has been playing with the Contingent Faculty Union in the last few bargaining sessions is a classic example of what biologists call “aggressive mimicry.” In its public statements, the administration assumes the mask of an eminently reasonable, patient and level-headed bargaining partner who has only the best interests of the college at heart and is forever “surprised” and “disappointed” by the inexplicable recalcitrance of the Contingent Faculty Union. The actual face under that mask, however - which only comes out at the bargaining table -  belongs to a predatory employer who is determined to keep contingent faculty at IC trapped in our current state of perpetual fear, insecurity and poverty by gutting our modest proposals for wages and job security. What the administration offers in return are ornamental token improvements that would do little to address the existential problems at stake for contingent faculty. In effect, what they offer are band aids for flesh wounds.

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Happy Spring Break to all! Please click here for a downloadable copy or see below for our hours of operation during Spring Break.

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The Ithaca College bargaining team would like to offer the following update to our campus community on the negotiations with the part-time, per-course and full-time, one-year term faculty bargaining units.

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Contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

The DIIS Business Intelligence team (BI), along with the main report writers across campus, are pleased to announce the release of a new Reporting Center accessed through the new apps.ithaca.edu site (see Intercom announcement https://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php/20170307151841102#.WL8b-vLVTFl). All reporting previously accessed through ACE/Argus will be accessed through the Reporting Center starting on April 10, 2017.

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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and David Lissy ’87, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we would like to share with the Ithaca College community some news from our most recent meeting, held in Ithaca March 1–3.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Congratulations to the current and retired members of the faculty who have been recognized by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. The board granted emeritus status to eight former faculty members and awarded promotions and/or tenure to 19 current faculty members at its March meeting.

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On Monday, March 13th (Spring Break) between 8-11:00 AM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone or general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 11:00 AM.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
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The fifteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 21. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

All students, staff, and faculty who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of our LGBTQA+ and allied seniors and graduate students are welcome and reservations are required

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services 

The complete Ed Tech Day seminar schedule is now available.  Seminars will be running between 9 AM and 3 PM on Thursday, March 23rd in the campus center (unless otherwise noted).  All sessions are free and open to the entire campus community – no advance registration is required.

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On Sunday March 12 (Spring Break) between 7am-12pm the Parnassus application will be down for system maintenance. No other services should be affected.

Happy Spring Break to all! Please click here for a downloadable copy or see below for our hours of operation during Spring Break.

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The bargaining teams for the college and the union met on March 8, and agreed to hold another session on March 9. A meeting has also been scheduled for March 15. The college’s bargaining team believes that progress continues to be made, and remains confident that through continued negotiations a contract agreement can be reached with the bargaining units representing part-time and full-time contingent faculty.

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 The DIIS Service Desk will have reduced hours over spring break, and will not be offering evening or Sunday hours during that time.

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We are currently looking for student and staff volunteers for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium on April 13, 2017.

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Click here to let us know how we're doing. You'll receive a prompt at the end of the survey, to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

We look forward to hearing from you!

March 8, 2017 

Dear Ithaca College Faculty and Staff Members:

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