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Have you heard of MyFitnessPal? If not, it’s a great resource that you can use every day to help achieve your health goals! MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that can help you track your daily physical activity, nutrition, and nutrient intake. It’s easy to use, free, and includes many helpful ways to make healthy choices:
For more information about using MyFitnessPal or to create an account, use the following link: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/account/logout
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/27/2014
The Work/Life Mission Series would like to present our Eating On Campus Tour One! At this Eating on Campus Tour, we will start at Terrace Dining Hall to learn about its various offerings including Kosher Kitchen, Simple Servings’ allergen-free meals, Charleston Market’s home-style options, and the Food Lab’s educational demonstrations. We will also visit the CHS Coffee Cart and Café @ the Business School to explore their various coffee, soup, salad, sandwich, pastry, and snack options. Join us to learn about all of the delicious and healthy food options right here on campus!
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- Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
- Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
- What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio's potential?
- How do I get started contributing to the College's retirement plan?
Sign up today space is limited. For an appointment please call 866-843-5640 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET)
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/25/2014
Why not consider a Flexible Work Arrangement for your busy summer! This is a great time to take advantage of an alternative work schedule.
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Contributed by Barb Haff on 03/21/2014
On April 17, 2014, the Office of Student Employment will be hosting a reception in Emerson Suites to thank Ithaca College’s outstanding student employees for their dedicated work. All current student employees will receive a personal invitation to come, and we encourage supervisors to attend with their student employees.
Here is where we need your help - We would like to put together a Powerpoint presentation during the event with pictures of your awesome students, or any kind words of appreciation you would like to share with those students. Please email email@example.com on or before April 4th so we can include your students. Don't let them feel left out, send us your pictures and words of appreciation today!!
Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/21/2014
From the beginning of your career, one priority is to accumulate the assets you’ll need to provide income for the future, knowing how and where to invest, and what you need to start planning.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/20/2014
The Work/Life Mission Series would like to present our Eating On Campus Tour Series! Learn where you can sit down or grab a quick bite to eat on campus and what each place has to offer you on three incredible tours!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/20/2014
The College is committed to supporting employees in multiple ways. With this comes an understanding that everyone’s needs are different at different times in our lives. To help manage the various demands of work and life outside of work, you may want to consider a Flexible Work Arrangement.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/18/2014
Do you have questions about planning your retirement, your eligibility to retire, retirement income options, social security benefits, health care in retirement, volunteer opportunities, or even when you should start your planning? If so, you’ll want to stop by IC My Future, a retirement planning open house being held next month. The open house will bring available resources together in one setting to help assist you in planning for your retirement and to help answer your retirement-related questions. The more information you get now, the easier it will be to make decisions that will achieve the brightest future for you AND you'll be entered into a door prize raffle just for stopping in!
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Ergonomics is simply fitting the job to the person. It is a way to modify and adapt your working space to create a supportive environment that protects the body. Located on the Ithaca College website, under the Office of Human Resources' Work/Life section, there is a brand new section titled “Ergonomics: A Workstation that Works for You!” Please follow this link to the page: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/wrklife/Ergonomics.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/13/2014
Congratulations! We posted our first "Quit Smoking" Intercom 4 weeks ago and if you've quit smoking for 4 weeks, you have probably already seen some of these great benefits of quitting:
Keep smoke free! You're doing great!
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When it comes to retirement planning, it’s never too early to start! The more you invest and the earlier you start planning increases the likelihood of a successful retirement. Not sure where to start? Start here:
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/06/2014
Spring is coming!
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Our February is HEART Month campaign helped to raise awareness about heart disease, strokes, heart attacks and other heart related symptoms. This year's challenges included a photo contest, heart healthy lunch-and-learns, and mapping your heart history and we are pleased to announce our winners:
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Contributed by Lisa Cavataio on 03/05/2014
The Division of Institutional Advancement is seeking a highly innovative current Ithaca College employee with an intrinsic ability to present information to others effectively and inspire a team that is collaborative and focused on results to serve as the next Director of Advancement Services.
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Whether it applies to you directly or you’re interested in helping the men in your life, men’s health is an important topic for everyone to be knowledgeable about. There are a variety of wellness concerns that apply to men, especially as age increases.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/28/2014
MARCH 3, 2014 | HUMAN RESOURCES CONFERENCE ROOM (PRWC, GL52)
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/27/2014
The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me (MBM) wellness program focuses on you: the employee, and works to help you identify and move toward your personal health and wellness goals. After 6 months in the program, all MBM Members are eligible to receive free chair massages.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/25/2014
If you are looking for health and wellness information and events, look no further. Below you will find a list of upcoming, on-campus events geared toward a healthier you. Click on the title of each event for more detailed information.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 02/23/2014
Staff Council, in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources, would like to remind benefit-eligible staff to review Paid Time Away (PTA) balances in Parnassus Employee Self-Service. Reviewing balances now will allow ample time to plan the use of vacation time before new annual grants are applied on June 1, 2014.
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