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Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on techniques to effectively interrupt bias within the academic workplace followed by a 30 minute discussion. Learn how to use a new, innovative, model of organizational change: metrics driven bias interrupters that hold the promise of creating a more inclusive workplace. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

Practical Steps for Interrupting Bias in Academia

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern
(Time includes optional 30 minute discussion period)
Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center, HR Training Room

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Applying to graduate school can seem like a daunting prospect, particularly if you've been out of college for awhile. There's research to be done, applications, essays, and often a standardized test to take. This webinar will walk you through the key elements of a graduate school search and provide strategies for managing them.

Join us for this free webinar co-hosted by IC's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services and presented by John Fracchia, Associate Director for Career Services, Ithaca College.  

Grad School: Do You Need It? And How to Apply
TODAY Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:00 noon   

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.  Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

 

Applying to graduate school can seem like a daunting prospect, particularly if you've been out of college for awhile. There's research to be done, applications, essays, and often a standardized test to take. This webinar will walk you through the key elements of a graduate school search and provide strategies for managing them.

Join us for this free webinar co-hosted by IC's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services and presented by John Fracchia, Associate Director for Career Services, Ithaca College.  

Grad School: Do You Need It? And How to Apply
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:00 noon   

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.  Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

At Ithaca College, student employees are an essential part of our workforce. Your role as a supervisor is central to helping student employees develop positive work habits that they will use at Ithaca College and in their future professions. The Office of Human Resources is holding an all-day program for supervisors of student employees on October 15, 2015.   

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Ithaca College employees often enroll in courses that enhance work performance, promote self-improvement, or provide qualifications for higher job classifications. The Office of Extended Studies invites you to enroll in courses on a nondegree (extramural) basis this fall.

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The purpose of this one-day workshop is to enable participants to understand and more fully utilize their own Emotional Intelligence in their interactions and relationships at work and at home.

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Learn to recognize the ten most common grammar errors you read and hear every day, and create strategies to remember correct usage. For example, can you find the errors in the following sentences and explain why they are wrong?

Between you and I, us writers feel badly whenever mistakes are found in our writing.

We received the new software and either my co-worker or I are going to write the instructions for it’s operation.

Not one of these sentences are correct (including this one)!

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Email is a necessity for every business workplace but writing email well is not a skill that most people have been taught. When you’re at a desk and under time pressure to get work done, you usually don’t pause and review the rules for effective business writing. 

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute provides high quality education to students and professionals, empowering them to positively impact the lives of older people. Programs are free and open to the entire Ithaca College community. For more information, contact Teri Reinemann at 607-274-1607 or treinemann@ithaca.edu. 

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The gender pay gap. Double standards."Superwoman Syndrome." These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session, Caryanne will explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

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The Office of Human Resources is pleased to once again offer Engaging Professionals at Ithaca College (EPIC), a competency-based certificate program for administrative office professionals.

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The purpose of this one-day workshop is to enable participants to understand and more fully utilize their own Emotional Intelligence in their interactions and relationships at work and at home.

 

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Join us for this free webinar hosted by IC's Office of Alumni Relations and presented by Kathy Sindoni, RN, BSN, Owner/Chief Consultant, Katasin Consulting, LLC.

Long Term Care
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
12:00 noon 

Enter the meeting room a few minutes before the start time. No login required.

Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome.

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Tuesday-Friday 10-12:30 (no class July 3rd).

Introduction to photographic processes and historical, conceptual, and aesthetic concerns. Fundamentals of the art, including camera handling, exposure, digital image control and correction, lighting, composition, and printing. Register on Homer.  Questions, email rwishna@ithaca.edu.

Join us for a workshop at Ithaca College on June 10, 2015 from 1:00-4:00pm.

PRIVILEGE and entitlement are trigger words – especially for white people on matters of race. The dynamics of privilege underlie all forms of oppression. Its many facets shape our sense of self and our interactions with others. Yet it is often those who benefit most from their privileged status who are least aware of the concepts, and who are most likely to take offense at the terms.

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Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered during Summer Session I (May 26-June 26) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons.  Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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This introductory course explores the development of the U.S. political system, the values it is based on, how it works, how politics and policy intersect within it, and its impact upon individuals and groups alike.

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Difference isn’t the problem, discourse is! CMST assistant professor Christopher House will offer CLTC 10000:01 Introduction to Communication and Culture as an online course during the 2015 May Session (May 12- May 22). 

As such, this course explores and interrogates the ways that communication (e.g., language, media, and discourse) establishes and enacts identity and power dynamics. In thinking about communication as global citizens, our online discussions of, for example, movies like Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004) and Snowpiercer (Joon-ho bong, 2013) will help us to understand how social identities are constructed, institutionalized, changed, contested and/or appropriated by various social groups. 

This course fulfills Liberal Arts general education and ICC Diversity requirements. To enroll, search course number: CLTC 10000 01 (CRN 10009) for Summer 2015 term on Homerconnect.

Individual development planning identifies the employee’s development goals and the strategies for achieving them by linking them to the organization’s mission and goals. Taking responsibility for your professional development can be challenging. Let us help you get started! The Office of Human Resources would like to invite you to attend a workshop devoted to creating an Individual Development Plan. We will meet on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in room # 52 on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. 

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This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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