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We are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the first of four stages of the self-study for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (Middle States). We need your help for the next stage.

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These Limited Time Offers are available at the Food Court until June 17th:

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Summer is finally here! We hope that you're all enjoying the warm weather and sunshine! 

First, we have some exciting news: Terrace Dining Hall is currently under renovation! We hope that you'll stop in for a lunch or dinner once it's completed in August. Until then, our offices have moved to the 3rd floor of Friends Hall. 

Sandella's Café and the Food Court are now open for your dining needs. Here are our Summertime Hours of Operation. Keep your eyes peeled for BOGO opportunities and special limited time offers! 

Speaking of deals...

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Ithaca College's online travel booking program will be moving to Egencia in June.

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We made it! At 1,035 and counting we surpassed the Fill the Fountains for Financial Aid campaign donor goal! Thanks to all of you who spread the word and made gifts.

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Submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research:

Each Friday during the summer, Sponsored Research will be featuring undergraduate students and their summer research. 

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Three new campus community trustees and two new term trustees were elected at the May meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. 


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(Posted on behalf of Weight Watchers At Work Leader Samarra Mbenga)

Please mark your calendars! Join us for Weight Watchers National Open House and Summer Try-a-Thon launch on Tuesday, June 7, 2016!

Where: Peggy Ryan Williams Building, Room GLO54 at 12:30pm (12:15 weigh in) 

53 members lost a total of 28.8 pounds this past month and 223.8 pounds for the year!

Any members joining Tuesday, June 7th, will receive a voucher for a free cookbook, water bottle and tote bag.  If you've cancelled and were thinking about returning, this would be a great time to do so!

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

On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees, I would like to share with the Ithaca College community some news from our most recent meeting, held on campus May 19–21.

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At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees awarded tenure and/or promotions to 10 faculty members.

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The Budget Office would like you to know that the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget is open and available to the campus community. 


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The eighth annual Izzy Award and I. F. Stone Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air on Free Speech TV over Memorial Day weekend.

The show features the compelling speeches made by the Izzy Award winners--independent journalists Jamie Kalven and Brandon Smith and Inside Climate News founder and publisher David Sassoon--and by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! host and executive producer, who was inducted into the I. F. Stone Hall of Fame. 

The show, directed and produced by Peter Johanns, associate professor and program director of television-radio in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, will air on Free Speech TV and stream online at the following times:

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The network upgrades that were performed this week have been completed with a high degree of success! 

As a result of this week’s work we have made significant progress in modernizing our campus network infrastructure.  We have replaced critical network hardware that was over 8 years old, and made a number of configuration changes to improve redundancy and availability.  

While a huge step forward, there is still work that is needed to further improve reliability and functionally of our network infrastructure for the campus.  Pending no unforeseen circumstances, the remaining work planned for this summer will require less downtime and disruption.  More details will be forthcoming. 

Thanks again for your support, understanding and patience as we undertook this critical maintenance work!

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Participate in the end-of-fiscal-year Fill the Fountains for Financial Aid campaign! If 1,000 people make a gift to the college in the month of May, a group of alumni will give $50,000 to the IC Annual Fund for Financial Aid. 

More than 85% of IC students receive financial aid. It's important. So here's the plan. To help unlock the $50,000, go to and make a gift of any size to the IC Annual Fund or any other area: your favorite department, school, Bomber team, or even a student club or organization. That's it!

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Beginning the week of May 23rd, the Campus Store and MACs General Store will begin our summer hours.

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Casual, pick-up summer softball is back for students, faculty and staff for 2016, NO EXPERIENCE or skill required.


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The Campus Store and MACs General Store will be closed on Thursday and Friday (May 26-27th) for our annual inventory.

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Gerald Hector, who has served for the past three years as vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration, has accepted an offer to become the vice president for financial affairs at Cornell University. Hector’s last day at the college will be July 27.

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon says that Hector has been a valuable contributor to the leadership team during his too-brief time at IC, helping strengthen not only his division, but also the college as a whole for the coming decade by hiring such talented individuals to head the three major functions under his command: Finance, Facilities, and Digital Instruction and Information Services.

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The U-Lot will be closed on the morning of Tuesday, 5/24 for reserved event parking.  The lot will be accessible for regular usage beginning at noon.  Individuals requiring handicapped parking can continue to access the U-Lot handicapped spaces by speaking with the lot attendant.