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 Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in teaching or research? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Educational Technology Day College Showcase. The 27th Annual Ed Tech Day will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

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Seeking people over the age of 18 residing in the Ithaca area, who are interested in attending cultural events and who are willing to answer questions about their demographics, gender, and cultural compsumtion.

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Join us at IC STAT's Kick Back to Give Back event on Monday, February 20th at 7 pm in Emerson Suites.  The tickets will be given away as a door prize at the end of the event (you must be present to win).

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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 is disappointed that the contingent faculty unions have announced that they have voted to authorize a strike. This announcement comes despite the fact that there has been significant and meaningful progress made to date in the negotiations for a part-time faculty contract—having reached tentative agreements on 23 separate articles—and that negotiations with the full-time contingent faculty are still at an early stage.

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Celebrate all you love about IC during the fifth annual I Love IC Week!

All are welcome to participate in the weeklong lovefest that celebrates all things IC. Every event is planned and supported by the students in Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT).

Share the love and join the conversation by using the hashtag #ILoveICWeek on social media!

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

On Thursday, March 23rd Marya Schnedeker is the Engineering Lab Coordinator for the Bray Lab within the Tufts University Department of Mechanical Engineering and Chris Sledziona oversees the Center for Applied Research in the Department of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. They will be talking about the role of makerspaces in education in the Klingenstein Lounge at 11:00 AM as part of Ed Tech Day.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years.  A significant part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty and Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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 DIIS will be hosting three Lynda.com Workshops by Laurie Burruss from Lynda on Thursday February 23rd at the times listed below. Focusing on three topics, they allow the campus community a chance to see the possibilities for the use of Lynda.com inside and outside of the classrooms.

With Lynda.com, our campus community has access to over 4,000 video courses, covering a wide range of topics from Accounting to Web Development.

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 We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Department of Chemistry, support our part-time and contingent colleagues across campus in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. We feel it is in the interest of our students to have all their instructors compensated and treated fairly.

 

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An article published by David Brown (Professor, Department of Mathematics) was recently cited by the American Mathematical Society Blog, “What is an Experimental Math Course and Why Should We Care?”.  

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8th Annual Bomber Breakfast

Contributed by Rinae Olsen on 02/13/2017 

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Come support the Ithaca College softball team at our 8th Annual Bomber Breakfast on Friday, February 24 from 7:15-9 a.m. in Emerson Suites.

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Open letter to the Ithaca College community:

We, the undersigned members of the steering committee of the Jewish Studies program, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent colleagues in their collective union efforts to forge a mutually beneficial contract with Ithaca College. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward fair, living wages and a more welcoming and equitable working environment. It is in everyone’s interest that the wide disparity between faculty wages be ameliorated.

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Representatives of both full-time and part-time contingent faculty have been negotiating with the administration for over a year. The two most important issues for our membership - fair pay for part-timers and job security for full-timers - remain at a standstill, with the administration refusing to even discuss reasonable solutions that would help us, our students, and our college.

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Monday, February 13th, 2017, 7:00pm, Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

Black History Month @IC

Activists on Activists connects current students with local (NY State) social change agents for the opportunity to bring dialogue around continued action and advocacy post-undergraduate experience.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? Join us tomorrow night at dinner in Campus Center Dining Hall for our special Valentine's Day "By Land and Sea" event for some delicious Surf 'n' Turf!

     

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The part-time, per-course faculty union at Ithaca College recently announced that iwill be holding a strike authorization vote on Monday and Tuesday, February 13 and 14, 2017.

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 The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.

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Now is an ideal time to visit our At Work meeting to see what all the excitement is about! Then register as a new member AND receive a Starter Kit as a welcome gift!

Please refer to the Intercom announcement posted on 2/3/2017 for all the details. Our leader has received a supply of Starter Kit gift vouchers and is ready to hand them out!

Join us to see how this journey we call weight loss goes beyond the scale!

Welcome to threads@CFE

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/10/2017 

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's post is the third in a three-part series by Dr. Christina Moylan: Challenging Upperclassman Students to Make Meaningful Connections with the “Classify”and “Headlines” Instructional Strategies

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