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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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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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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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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: 

  • 20 minutes after quitting: Heart Rate will drop down to normal levels
  • 12 hours: Carbon Monoxide levels in your body reduce to lower values, while blood oxygen levels increase to normal, decreasing your risk for serious cardiovascular problems
  • 1 day: (ONLY 24 HOURS): Reduced risk for heart attack
  • 48 hours: Your ability to smell and taste will improve
  • 3 days: Nicotine will no longer be in your body
  • 2-3 weeks: Improved circulation and lung function, which means you will breathe easier
  • 1-9 months: Lungs start repairing, reducing your risk for infections, coughing and shortness of breath

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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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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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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MARCH 3, 2014 | HUMAN RESOURCES CONFERENCE ROOM (PRWC, GL52)

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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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