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Provost Linda Petrosino announced today that Dr. Alicia Swords, Associate Professor of Sociology, has been named Director of the Honors Program. Dr. Swords has taught at Ithaca College since 2006 and focuses on global development, social movements, and social change. A graduate of Oberlin College with majors in environmental studies and politics, she earned her Ph.D. in development sociology from Cornell University.  Dr. Swords employs community-based learning and service-learning in her teaching and has led short term study abroad trips to the Dominican Republic. 


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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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Submitted on Behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson & Dr. Brian Dickens

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students -  

The safety and security of the Ithaca College community is a top priority for the College. As we continuously strive to enhance our policies and programs related to campus security, it is helpful to periodically conduct objective assessments of our initiatives to help us to understand how we may further address the safety of our community.

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Ithaca College has announced ticketing procedures for the 2016 Cortaca Jug football game, which will be held Nov. 12 at noon at the Cortland Stadium Complex. The annual game between Ithaca College and Cortland draws enthusiastic capacity crowds, so fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible for the event. A limited number of tickets are available and no tickets will be sold at the stadium on the day of the game. Every spectator must have a ticket in order to enter the stadium.

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Submitted on behalf of Gerard Turbide, Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, November 14, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.

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Post where you need to go at Ithaca College’s private ride-matching network.  It’s free and easy! If you post a ride in November you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have the chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.  

Go to to post your ride as a driver or passenger today!

Stop by for a delicious array in international fare in Campus Center Dining Hall before the One World Concert! We hope to see you there! 

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Custom silver and white name badges are now produced in the Center for Print Production with dye sublimation equipment.  This allowed us to reduce the price from the out sourced cost of $15.00 - $17.00 per badge to $3.50.


Custom Silver Name badges must now be ordered through WebCRD.
Log in to your WebCRD account and choose the IC Office Catalog.
Select Center for Print Production Items.
Select IC Inventory Items.
Select Custom Silver Name Badge.
Select Order Item.

Please note that the 37-character limitation remains and that you may need to abbreviate your title and/or your department name.

The name badge link through the Center for Print Production web page will only allow for ordering Custom white badges for the HSHP Departments.

We are discontinuing the slotted name badges after the current supply is exhausted. 


Ithaca College faculty and staff, do you want to contribute to research exploring the reasons women in Ithaca choose to breastfeed or choose an alternate feeding method?

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Inviting students, staff and faculty to a short interactive discussion that seeks meaningful answers to some of the more complex foreign policy issues of the day.  

How will the US navigate the global landscape a year from now?  What will be the shape of US relations with Russia, North Korea and Iran? How should the US address global terrorism? Should the US withdraw from some of its current trade agreements? Does China pose a threat to US economic growth? Is Europe a burden on the US? Should the US intervene in global humanitarian crises or focus on its own domestic needs? What immigration policy best serves the nation? 

Join participants from the Business School, History, Politics and other departments. Hosted by the Politics Department.

Date: THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2016. Time 12 NOON. VENUE: TEXTOR 103. 

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The online submission process for students and faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium opens TODAY Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016, 12:00-1:30 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Krispy Kreme!!

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/31/2016 

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for Krispy Kremes!

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 All faculty and students are invited to participate in the Catholic Community's All Souls' Day Mass which will take place Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:10 in Muller Chapel. 

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 The Catholic Community invites all to participate in its All Saints' Day liturgy on Tuesday at 5:10 pm in Muller Chapel. 


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Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

To the Campus Community:

As I reflect on our recently concluded fall meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, I am confident that this institution is moving in the right direction on all fronts. There is much work ahead for all of us, but I have no doubt that our entire campus community is focused and determined.

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Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the various events that occurred throughout the summer. The first Campus Conversation was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.  Please join us for dinner and great conversation.

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Join your colleagues and join the conversation on Monday, October 31st for this month’s Dollars and $ense meeting.  Updates will be provided by our colleagues in Institutional Advancement and Communication and the Office of Procurement.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the session, which will be held 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Emerson Suite A.

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The Park School of Communications is proud to screen Fair Haven on Friday, November 4 at 5pm in Park Auditorium.

Fair Haven was written by assistant professor Jack Bryant.  A Q&A with professor Bryant and special guest, award winning filmmaker and director Kerstin Karlhuber will follow the screening. 

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