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On Monday, March 13th (Spring Break) between 8-11:00 AM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance. This will not impact telephone dial tone or general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voice mail maintenance. Any callers who would reach the voice mail system during this period will receive a recording stating maintenance is ongoing and to call back after 11:00 AM.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
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servicedesk@ithaca.edu

104 Job Hall
607-274-1000

The fifteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 21. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

All students, staff, and faculty who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of our LGBTQA+ and allied seniors and graduate students are welcome and reservations are required

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services 

The complete Ed Tech Day seminar schedule is now available.  Seminars will be running between 9 AM and 3 PM on Thursday, March 23rd in the campus center (unless otherwise noted).  All sessions are free and open to the entire campus community – no advance registration is required.

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On Sunday March 12 (Spring Break) between 7am-12pm the Parnassus application will be down for system maintenance. No other services should be affected.

Happy Spring Break to all! Please click here for a downloadable copy or see below for our hours of operation during Spring Break.

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The bargaining teams for the college and the union met on March 8, and agreed to hold another session on March 9. A meeting has also been scheduled for March 15. The college’s bargaining team believes that progress continues to be made, and remains confident that through continued negotiations a contract agreement can be reached with the bargaining units representing part-time and full-time contingent faculty.

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 The DIIS Service Desk will have reduced hours over spring break, and will not be offering evening or Sunday hours during that time.

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We are currently looking for student and staff volunteers for the 20th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium on April 13, 2017.

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Click here to let us know how we're doing. You'll receive a prompt at the end of the survey, to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

We look forward to hearing from you!

March 8, 2017 

Dear Ithaca College Faculty and Staff Members:

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On Wednesday, March 8th, all staff members of the Division of Human and Legal Resources (Offices of Human Resources, Legal Affairs & Risk Management) will be out of the office for an all-day staff development session. The offices will be open with limited services, with coverage provided by our very capable student assistants.

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services

On Thursday, March 23rd at 9:00 AM in Klingenstein Lounge, join us for a conversation about the barriers and potential solutions to how women can lead innovation in edtech.  This session will provide a forum for all participants to engage in a meaningful conversation about ways women are leading, and why it is important for their voice to be a part of the conversation and ways women’s ideas can be heard no matter where in the organization they are. The conversation will highlight the unique contributions and perspectives women’s innovations contribute to edtech and the barriers they often confront, fostering a deeper appreciation about why inclusivity is vital to education technology. The goals of the session include developing strategies for understanding the value of women leading in IT, overcoming gender barriers women may experience in higher ed and IT, supporting women in advancing in IT, enhancing the support of women in leadership roles, and empowering women, junior and senior, in IT.

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Save the Dates! Ithaca College will host a Mobile Food Pantry on three dates this spring: March 29, April 7, and May 3. 

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services.

DIIS is excited to unveil apps.ithaca.edu (beta), a preview version of a new centralized hub for providing quick and easy access to most web-based applications used across campus, including Office365 (email, calendar), Sakai, HomerConnect, Parnassus, and many others.  In the coming months we will be evolving the apps.ithaca.edu site to provide more seamless access to many of these services.

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Network and Unified Communications will be upgrading network equipment at 12:01am Monday March 13th through Friday March 17th.

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Don't forget the priority deadline for Summer Housing student positions is this Friday, March 10th! Many positions include on-campus housing!

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Posted on behalf of President Tom Rochon and Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration Janet Williams.

At its recent meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved the operating budget for the 2017–18 fiscal year.

The $234.5 million revenue budget represents a 1.6% decrease compared to 2016-17. The decrease is due primarily to the fact that the larger-than-usual class that arrived in fall 2013 will graduate in May of this year. As a consequence, even if fall 2017 enrollment targets are met our overall enrollment is expected to drop, resulting in lower revenue.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Jacob Powell (Athletic Training, Class of 2017) recently attended a prestigious multidisciplinary concussion summit at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to get updated on the latest science regarding the evaluation, recognition, prevention and management of sport related concussions.

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OSEMA is looking for 1 adviser to travel with students on their Summer Service trip to Boulder Creek, California, from May 13 - 20, 2017. This trip will take place at YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.

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