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Submitted on behalf Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs Research Council

Please join us on Tuesday, November 29 for the Fall Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair. 

This is a chance for people across department and school lines to learn more about the exciting pursuits of their colleagues and to engage with one another as members of a common learning community.

The Research Fair will take place from 3:30- 6:30 pm in the Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center with the first half-hour being a time for greeting and gathering.  We will enjoy wine, appetizers, outstanding presentations, and excellent conversation.

At 4:00 pm the presentations will begin and will feature 5 minute lightning round talks of faculty research, scholarship and creative practices.   

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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:

  • Sunday, 11/20: Closed
  • Monday, 11/21: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Tuesday, 11/22: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Wednesday, 11/23: 8am to 5pm (no evening hours)
  • Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25: Closed

We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon - 8pm

Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens

We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help. 

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Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Honorary Degree Nominations

Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/14/2016 

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 The Office of the Provost & VPEA invited you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.

Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

·        nominee’s name and contact information

·        an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

Nominations should be sent to MaryAnn Taylor (mataylor@ithaca.edu) in the Office of the Provost & VPEA no later than Friday, December 2, 2016.  If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact Vice Provost Danette Johnson by phone at 274-3041 or via e-mail at djohnson@ithaca.edu.

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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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 November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

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Who will win big?

Students eager to launch their business ideas will have the opportunity to pitch to seasoned entrepreneurs at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on November 17. Twelve student teams from Ithaca College will present four-minute presentations to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs who will be awarding up to $5,000 to help the students develop their ideas into reality. Also up for grabs are the Sustainability Award and the Audience Choice Award – join us to cast your vote!

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Critical thoughts and discussion about the role of television journalism in the election.  We will have a discussion led by a panel of 5 Park TV and Journalism professionals

Tuesday 12:10-1:05
Park Auditorium
PIZZA is provided

Sponsored by the Park School of Communications.

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With episodes on police brutality and voter suppression, the ABC comedy “black-ish” frequently tackles heavy subject matter. Creator and show-runner Kenya Barris brings these conversations into America’s living rooms with a healthy dose of humor.

His work will be recognized on Wednesday, Nov. 16 with the 2016 Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media. Established by Ithaca College, the award honors Rod Serling and his pioneering efforts in the television industry. Serling taught at the college from 1967 to 1975.

The award ceremony will be live streamed that night through the Park Media Network at approximately 7:45 p.m. Pacific Time. The ceremony will be archived for additional viewing after.

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On Tuesday, November 15th, the Ithaca College Physical Therapy and Exercise Science departments will host Registered Dietician Nutritionist and Cancer Survivor, Myra Berkowitz to speak about nutrition. 

 

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As the holiday season approaches, this is a reminder that Ithaca College Policy 2.12.3 number 10 states that “only items pertaining to College business, events and activities may be sent through the campus mail system.”

Personal packages should be sent to your home address. The Mail Service department should not be expected to handle, sort and send notifications for personal packages. Some examples of this include cell phones and/or accessories, personal book orders, wine orders, and other miscellaneous packages that are not business related. 
This does not apply to Resident Directors. 

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Registration is currently open for the Fall offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women.  Spaces still remain available for this class, which will be conducted in four three-hour sessions on 11/29, 12/1, 12/6 and 12/8, and which is open to any student who identifies as female.

Classes will be conducted from 6 to 9 p.m. on each date.  Participants must be able to attend all four class dates.  Course registration is $15; this fee can be waived in cases of financial hardship.

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You can easily find classmates that need to go the same way on Zimride.  Share the ride and split the cost!  Go to www.zimride.com/ithacacollege/ Ithaca College’s private Zimride network, and post a new ride during the month of November and you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have a chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.

As first posted to Intercom on November 9, on Friday, November 11, the Office of Admissions will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their families.  The M-Lot parking lot at the A&E Center has been designated as reserved parking for that event, and therefore will be unavailable to college staff, faculty, and students in the morning until approximately 10:30 a.m. 

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 November 1-30, 2016

ᏚᏳᎪᏛ- "Truth"

Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our first meeting of the Fall 2016 semester, on Thursday, November 17th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Human Resources Conference Room, Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, and participate in a facilitated discussion on oppression. Cynthia Henderson, Associate Professor in Theatre Arts, will facilitate this meeting entitled “Aspects of Oppression”. 

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Have you ever worked for a good boss?  How about a great boss?  What do the world’s best bosses, “Superbosses,” do that others don’t?  

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Open Discussion

Contributed by Carsten Martensen on 11/10/2016 

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Come to Muller Chapel today, Friday, November 11, for an "Open Discussion: come and go as you please, bring your feelings whatever they may be!"  Come to the chapel between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  Let us gather in a safe place and talk and share and just be!  

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The Fitness Center will be open from 10:00am - 1:00pm on Saturday 11/12/16.  We will resume our regular academic year hours of operation on Sunday 11/13/16.

 

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