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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series “Micro-Messages & Your Search Committees – Subtle Signals That Can Help or Hinder the Recruitment of Women and Minorities” on January 21st
Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 01/19/2016
This webinar will help you understand how signals from body language, tone of voice, etc. can have significant positive or negative impacts on how your messages are perceived. Also, learn tips for monitoring and aligning your micro-messages to convey what you wish to communicate to others.
Presented by Dr. Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity and Inclusion, and Lecturer in the Education Department at Wellesley College.
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Contributed by Michelle Rios-Dominguez on 01/19/2016
Announcing the Diversity Webinar Series schedule for spring of 2016. This webinar series is sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. This is an opportunity to learn in a community setting and build competencies in the topic of diversity and inclusion. Below are the topics, dates, times and locations, which are all subject to change. Formal announcement of each event will be made individually via Intercom, this will include instructions on how to rsvp, which is required for attendance.
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Contributed by Noel Wheeler on 01/18/2016
The search committee for the position of Registrar at Ithaca College is hosting two candidates for campus visits at the start of the semester. The search committee encourages wide campus participation and feedback in this selection process, so please mark your calendars for these open presentations and Q&A sessions.
Dates: Tuesday, January 26 and Friday February 5
Time: 1:10pm - 2pm
Location: Textor 103
Resumes for the two candidates can be found online, along with links to a feedback form that we ask you to complete after attending the session, at this link:
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Noel Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org, 274-3837. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Welcome back and Happy New Year! We've come up with several delicious offerings in the Food Court his year and we hope that you enjoy them!
Let us know how we're doing! Your feedback means the world to us. Do you want to let us know in 140 characters or less? Find us on Twitter! We're also on other social media platforms! Follow us to stay up to date on what's happening with us this semester. We're @ICDining on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
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The staff confidence vote that was initiated on 12/17/15 was officially closed on 1/15/16. A total of 705 staff members were invited to participate in the vote, 407 of whom participated (58% response rate). In response to the question “Do you have confidence in Tom Rochon as the President of Ithaca College” 33% of respondents selected “Yes”, 48% selected “No”, and 19% selected “Abstain.”
In light of President Rochon’s retirement announcement, we are committed to working with all constituencies to foster a more welcoming, respectful, and inclusive community at Ithaca College. Beginning in February, Staff Council will be hosting a series of town hall meetings open to all staff members at Ithaca College. A finalized meeting schedule and list of topics will be announced via intercom no later than 1/22/15.
The Staff Council Executive Committee
Contributed by Molly Israel on 01/17/2016
Posted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson, Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Dear campus community,
As the 2016 spring semester begins and we celebrate the Martin Luther King holiday, it offers us a prime opportunity for reflection, renewal, and action. It enables us to think about the current social and racial issues we face and how we can come together to improve relationships. It also provides a time to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. His contributions continue to inspire our work and offer us the opportunity to build upon the civil and human rights work he dedicated his life to and gave his life for.
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Contributed by Marishya Y. Weiss on 01/17/2016
Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is hosting a candidate for the position of Director of Architecture and Infrastructure on campus this Wednesday, 1/20/16.
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Contributed by Amanda L. Lippincott on 01/15/2016
Please mark your calendars for the All College Meeting that will be held Thursday, January 21, from 9:00 to 11:45a.m. in the Emerson Suites of the Campus Center.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 01/14/2016
Do you love leadership? Do you have a really awesome presentation or idea you want to share? Consider presenting in the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) series. We are currently accepting proposals from faculty and staff across campus as well as from Student Organizations and Campus Offices that are offering educational programming in Block 3 or 4 of the Spring Semester and want to partner with the SLI program.
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Official Statement from Ithaca College Faculty Council regarding Tom Rochon’s Announcement of Retirement from the Presidency
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 01/14/2016
Dear Ithaca College Community,
Today, Tom Rochon announced his retirement at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, marking nearly a decade of leadership of the college.
One of the hallmarks of Tom’s presidency has been his deep commitment to Ithaca College. As Tom has pondered the appropriate timing for retirement, he and the Executive Committee of the board have discussed the importance of succession planning to ensure we have an orderly process to select a new president. With Tom’s announcement, it is time to set that process in motion.
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Dear Ithaca College Faculty, Staff, Students, Parents, Alumni, and Friends:
After much reflection over the winter break, I have decided to retire from the Ithaca College presidency effective July 1, 2017, following the 2016–2017 academic year. This timing will enable the board of trustees the necessary time to organize and execute a thoughtful and comprehensive search for my successor.
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Employee permits for 2016 will be available to order online beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
Current Employee Parking Permits will expire on January 15, 2016. You may order your new parking permit online at www.ithaca.edu/sacl/parking_registration.php/
When registering online, please identify your preferred delivery method. Permits can be delivered via campus mail, picked up at our office or mailed to your home address.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management
Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 01/13/2016
Dining Services' Administrative Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 13th for an all-employee meeting. Admin operations will resume at 9:00 AM on Thursday, January 14th.
Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 01/12/2016
The Offices of the Senior Vice President/General Counsel, Risk Management and Human Resources will be closed all day on Thursday, January 14, 2016 to attend a Division of Human and Legal Resources Winter Retreat.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 01/12/2016
Join your colleagues and join the conversation on Thursday, January 14th for this month’s Dollars and $ense meeting. Vice President Hector will update faculty and staff on the progress on current administrative initiatives and then open up the session for Q&A. The session will be held 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Emerson Suite A.
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 01/12/2016
Microsoft has stopped supporting and providing security updates for all versions of Internet Explorer below IE11 as of January 12, 2016. In addition, for services such as the Office 365/Outlook Web App, Microsoft states "You should expect the quality of the user experience to diminish over time, and that many new Office 365 experiences might not work at all with versions below IE11".
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