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A memorial service to celebrate the life of Harold R. “Bud” Garrity will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Whalen Center’s Hockett Family Recital Hall. Members of the campus and local communities are invited to attend the 11 a.m. gathering, which will be followed by a reception in McHenry Lounge. Garrity died on Oct. 25 in Charleston, South Carolina, following a brief illness.

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Need to fulfill your ICC Diversity or Gen Ed requirements? Enroll in Winter 2015 Online course CSCR 26100 Watching Race in American Media.

Spend your break watching films and learning about the history of race and representation while getting your requirements out of the way.

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A tech giant, IBM, recently recognized the Division of Enrollment and Communication of Ithaca College as a “Smarter Planet” organization for its leadership in creating dynamic and positive changes in the global education community through smarter use of big data and analytics.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. (bring your lunch) (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Join the *TELE Collaborative in a discussion about Competition from New Models of Learning with a panel of thought leaders brought together by the NMC (New Media Consortium). The one-hour NMC session will be held in the Google+ On Air platform and broadcast live on YouTube. It will be followed by an IC discussion in the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Did you participate in the red dot/green dot exercise and/or one of the master plan town hall meetings back in October?  By sharing what’s important to you and telling us your thoughts about the campus, you helped direct the master planning team’s effort to set priorities and contribute concepts to support the college’s mission and vision over the next decade and beyond.

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For expected delivery of holiday mail and packages by Christmas, the Postal Service recommends keeping the following mailing and shipping deadlines in mind:

·         Dec. 2 – First-Class Mail International/Priority Mail International

·         Dec. 10 – Priority Mail Express International

·         Dec. 15 – Standard Post

·         Dec. 17 – Global Express Guaranteed

·         Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail/Priority Mail (domestic)

·         Dec. 23 – Priority Mail Express (domestic)

The Student Accessibility Services office is seeking volunteer proctors for final exam week. If you have time available during the week of December 15 - 19, and can give us a three-hour block of time for proctoring exams, please contact us. Our daily seating times for exam administration are:

7:30 - 10:30 AM

10:30 - 1:30 PM

1:30 - 4:30 PM

4:30 - 7:30 PM

6:00 - 9:00 PM

This may be a good time for you to get some grading or reading done and, at the same time, provide a valuable service to the IC community. If you are interested in helping, please contact Kelly Charnley at kcharnley@ithaca.edu or at 4-1257 for more information.

Thank you very much for your consdieration.

With the holiday season upon us,  it is a good time to review the college's policies on the safe use of decorations.  Please take a moment to read this important information.

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A powerful quote by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. One of Dr. King's greatest visions was a world with communities working together to address their challenges.

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Each year the Office of Alumni Relations and Career Services collaborate to put on networking events that bring together IC alumni with current students called Network Nights. This year’s winter break Network Nights will take place in New York City and Boston.

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You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday December 5, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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The Wi-Fi rebuild in Williams Hall was completed in November. Our "statistics" show that Wi-Fi performance is much improved, but we'd like confirmation from the people that use Wi-Fi in that building. Please let us know if the Wi-Fi network is now meeting your needs by completing this quick 2-question form: 

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2015 and 2015-2016 Academic Year. Awards range from $3,375 during the academic year to as much as $5,100 for full-time summer internships. A portion of the award is paid directly to the student over the course of the summer or academic year, with the remainder applied to the student’s college account.

For more information please visit Office of the Provost - Dana Student Internship Program

The application deadline is February 13, 2015.

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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will be open starting Monday, December 1, 2014 and will close on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Students:  Interested in participating?
Contact your faculty collaborator to discuss the proposal submission process.

Faculty:  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays.  Starting Monday, December 1, the online submission form and information can be found on the Whalen Symposium website at  http://www.ithaca.edu/provost/whalensymposium/

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

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Save December 4 on your calendar to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled next Thursday.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

 

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today. Whose dream is it anyway?

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 Sunday November 30 the Catholic Community at Muller Chapel will only be hosting our 8PM Mass. There will be no 1PM Mass at Muller Chapel on Sunday November 30

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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Please join Ithaca College Books Thru Bars club on Monday, December 8, in Friends 207 at 7 p.m. for a special event with Keri Blakinger. Blankinger has rehabilitated back into the society after pledged guilty to heroin charge in December 2010 during her senior semester at Cornell University. She will be sharing her experiences with sobriety, higher education, addiction, and the criminal justice system. You can visit her personal website at www.keriblankinger.com. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled for Thursday, December 4, to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

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