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Dear Colleagues,

Ask Big Questions is a nationally recognized initiative intended to support deep, sophisticated conversations among students on and off campus. Whom are we responsible for, what do we choose to ignore, where do we feel at home? - are several among many completely developed conversations that will be facilitated on Ithaca College campus this academic year.

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  TAGLIT-BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL, REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!

                                                                   APPLY HERE

Our plane is scheduled to leave from JFK on January 4, 2015. The trip is 10 days, which leaves you time to extend and stay in Israel or Europe while you are already there, and come back in time for the Spring Semester!

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Circles Market is hosting a BBQ TODAY from 5 to 7pm at the Circles Community Center Grill! You can get a free hot dog or hamburger, plus a bag of chips, with proof of any $5.00 purchase at Circles Market. But before you head out to the grill, spin the prize wheel for a chance to win free entry to “Get your Grill on” at Stone Steakhouse or “Seas the Day” at Seafood House dining hall events. You’ll also be able to sign up for a 7 Meal Plan while you’re feasting – it’s convenient for those times between classes when you’ve forgotten to pack a snack. You’ll NEVER go hungry!

Soak in the last few days of beautiful weather and join us on September 10th! 

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Stop by IC Square at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 12th to support Chris Allinger, radio host of Q 103.7, as he raises money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack™ Program. Ithaca College will be his last stop and we've set up the sage to welcome him back to Ithaca!

On Monday, Chris began his 100+ mile trek around Tompkins County at Cornell University. As Chris walks, he collects donations to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack™ Program provides healthy, kid-friendly foods to children at risk for hunger. These children do not have access to food at home over the weekends and holiday breaks and each child in the program discreetly receives a backpack stuffed with food to last through their school break.

Show your support for Chris and the Food Bank by cheering him on the last leg of his route through IC Square on Friday, September 12th at 3:00 PM. Refreshments will be provided!

More information about Walkin' the Country and the Food Bank can be found here

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Have you ever had a question about race but were unsure about how to ask? How is racism recognized? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your life and the lives of others? How do you cope with the effects? Who do you believe needs to assume responsibility for eliminating racism?

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (Register here  Registration encouraged, but not necessary.)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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As per the college’s new Adobe agreement, ITS is able to provide Adobe software on all Ithaca College-owned computers. Please see our previous intercom article here for more information. ITS will continue work to create a self-service installation portal, but should you need immediate access to any Adobe applications please contact the ITS Helpdesk at helpdesk@ithaca.edu or extension 4-1000 for details on how you can install these applications.

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Ithaca College is pleased to announce memberships with EDUCAUSE, ECAR, ELI, the New Media Consortium, and NERCOMP for the 2014/15 Academic Year. Members of the college community are encouraged to take advantages of the information and resources they provide.

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Associate Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Lindberg has accepted a position as Director of Athletics at Wells College.  Mike, who has served Ithaca College and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics over the past 28 years begins his tenure at Wells College on Sept. 15, 2014.

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 What do Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The Bluest Eye, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Bridge to Terabithia, The Kite Runner, and Lord of the Flies have in common?   These books have all been banned and/or challenged.

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Please help us give our Facilities Services team a big thank you as we celebrate Facilities Services Appreciation Week September 8th - 12th.

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Stop by IC Square at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 12th to support Chris Allinger, radio host of Q 103.7, as he raises money for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack™ Program. Ithaca College will be his last stop and we've set up the sage to welcome him back to Ithaca!

Starting today, Chris begins his 100+ mile trek around Tompkins County at Cornell University. As Chris walks, he collects donations to support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The BackPack™ Program provides healthy, kid-friendly foods to children at risk for hunger. These children do not have access to food at home over the weekends and holiday breaks and each child in the program discreetly receives a backpack stuffed with food to last through their school break.

Show your support for Chris and the Food Bank by cheering him on the last leg of his route through IC Square on Friday, September 12th at 3:00 PM. Refreshments will be provided!

More information about Walkin' the Country and the Food Bank can be found here

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  • Student Health 101 is a free e-magazine that covers a large range of topics including sleep, stress, nutrition, fitness, alcohol use, and more! 

The articles and videos contained in SH101 change monthly. Check out the "Campus Correspondent" page to watch video clips of IC students sharing their thoughts and advice on how to stay healthy in college.

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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour on Tuesday. It will include a test of the Outdoor Warning System, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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Students from all majors and class years are invited to connect with recruiters from companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies during next Monday's Job & Internship Fair. You can explore careers options while finding full-time and summer jobs as well as internships. Check out our video featuring two of our PCAs, Heather Crespin & Amanda Lee, who share their perspectives on why you should attend.

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From Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle – Co-Chairs, Provost Search Committee

Ms. Julie Tea from AGB Search will be visiting campus on September 8-9 to meet with members of the campus community regarding the qualities desired in the next Provost.

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Hillel is excited to welcome students back on campus and invites everyone to join us for a Kosher BBQ at the Academic Quad today starting at 4:00pm.

 

 

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This Saturday, September 6th, from 10 am to 4 pm the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute (FLPCI) will be hosting tours to a number of permaculture installations around the area. One stop will feature IC’s permaculture installation outside of Williams Hall (across from the IC Bookstore entrance).

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Submitted on behalf of David Dray, Deputy Chief for Public Safety and Emergency Management

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I would like to update the campus community on the process and timeline in the search for IC’s next Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.   As you know, this leadership position has overall responsibility for the quality of the educational experience in every dimension ranging from academic programs to residential and co-curricular life.

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