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At its October meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees welcomed recently elected member Thad Fortin, who will serve a four-year term on the board.

Fortin is executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Wesco Aircraft, where he is responsible for global strategy, integration, business development (mergers & acquisitions) and global strategic marketing. Wesco is the parent company of Haas Group International, the world’s largest chemical management services company. Fortin had previously served for 33 years at Haas, most recently as chief executive officer.

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IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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 Faculty, Staff, and Students - don't forget that Emerson Halloween is Sunday, 10/26 from 6-8pm in Emerson Hall! 

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The Commencement Committee will be conducting a short series of fireworks tests on the east side of campus on Friday afternoon, October 17, 2014.

 

Note that these will be very short tests, and the shells will be (relatively) quiet as compared to “normal” fireworks.

 

As of 2:00 and 2:15 PM today, Terrace and Towers Dining Halls are closed for Fall Break. Campus Center Dining Hall will remain open for continuous dining until 7:30 PM. 

Click here or see below for our posted Hours of Operation. Dining Services' regular schedule will resume on Monday, October 20th. 

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Once again, the men's and women's rowing team is offering to do jobs for the campus community.  You can hire 2 - 12 (or more!) workers to rake leaves, stack wood, dig ditches, clean garages, move furniture, or whatever you may need help with. 

When; Sunday afternoon, November 2, 2pm.

Where; Pick up your workers at the flag-pole outside Textor Hall on campus.  Return them to campus when the work is done.

How: Each worker costs $35.  The minimum order is two.  They are prepared to work until 5pm or until it gets dark.  E-mail Coach Dan at iccrew@ithaca.edu or call at 274-1266 to put in your request.  Individual workers have the right to turn down a job that they deem too risky.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (Register here)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

As a community, Ithaca College values a respectful environment free from harassment and discrimination. I believe that all of us recognize that unwanted advances, sexually explicit conduct, differential treatment, or offensive jokes have a detrimental impact on our community. Our obligations as members of the Ithaca College community, including some responsibilities specific to supervisors are outlined in the College’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, the Institutional Policy on Disability and the Sexual Harassment Policy. 

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Fresh off the most recent meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, held Oct. 8-10, I wanted to let the campus community know about some of the important discussions that took place. We value the opportunity to get together on South Hill every October, not only because of the beautiful fall weather, but also because it allows us to take the pulse of the community as another school year begins.

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On the heels of Tutor Appreciation Week and in celebration of Disability Awareness Month​, Student Accessibility Services (formerly Student Disability Services) and Tutoring Services (formerly Academic Enrichment Services) would like to invite the campus community to  a Student Accessibility Services/Tutoring Services Open House, Friday, October 24th from 9am-11am in 110 Towers Concourse.  

 

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 We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs, have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. 

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 As fall break approaches we would like to remind everyone that parking rules and regulations are in effect 24/7, all year round. For more information on the Ithaca College Parking Rules and Regulations please visit

http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/safety/parking/

Also, as a reminder:

Evening Parking -- A vehicle displaying a red permit may be parked in:

  • The blue section of J lot between 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Monday-Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. Note: Be aware of special parking restrictions for the Whalen Center in the lower blue section of J lot             
  • All other blue lots between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Monday-Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

*First-year students with vehicles displaying green permits must be parked in Z-lot at all times*

BAE Systems, Inc. will interview students on-campus for its Financial Leadership Development Program (NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCT. 20).  Seniors and graduate students majoring in accounting, business administration or economics are invited to attend an information session and/or to apply for on-campus interviews.

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Ithaca College Information Technology Services is proud to announce that the Whalen Center for Music is the second building to reach completed status for the 2014 Campus Wi-Fi Project.  

After a successful testing phase we are confident that the Wi-Fi network is working well and is delivering a strong, reliable wireless connection.

The project is moving on and Williams Hall is next on the list.  You can check to see the project status of any building listed on our schedule website:  https://www.ithaca.edu/its/services/wireless/campusproject2014/schedule/

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Career Services is pleased to announce that representatives from KPMG will visit campus on on October 24, 2014 to conduct interviews for the following job and internship opportunities: 

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 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours in observance of Fall Break.  Our Fall Break hours will be as follows:

Wednesday 10/15 - 6:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday 10/16 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Friday 10/17 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 10/18 & Sunday 10/19 - CLOSED

We will resume our regular academic year hours on Monday 10/20/14.

 

 

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month is celebrated in October.  In observance of LGBT History Month, the LGBT Center website will feature videos highlighting different historical figures who have made a difference in the LGBT community.  Visit the LGBT Center website's LGBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day of October. Here are some figures who will be highlighted in the coming days:

 

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Posted on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

It is with great pleasure that I share with the campus community the news that the College’s office supply contract has been awarded to Staples Advantage, resulting in what I am certain will be a great partnership between the two institutions.

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The second installment of Vice President Hector’s “Dollars and $ense” discussion series will take place on Tuesday, October 14, 9:00 – 10:00 am, in Klingenstein Lounge.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend and engage in discussion around this month’s topic, Zero Base Budgeting (ZBB).

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Systems that authenticate with the Netpass username and password (myHome, Sakai, Web Profile Manager, Netpass Manager, Taskstream, ICAirnet-Secure, and other systems) will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, 10/23 due to extensive server maintenance.

Email will still be accessible, but Outlook Web App (OWA) users should use this temporary link while myHome is unavailable.

If you experience any problems logging into a Netpass system after the maintenance, please contact the ITS Helpdesk at 4-1000.