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Are you on a local non-profit or government board, or do you volunteer in a 501c3 organization?

WRTG 31700 Proposals and Grant Writing wants to connect. 

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The deadline for winter session 2017 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

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Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm or 2:00-4:00 pm, Emerson Suite A

Presented by Shane Lloyd, Assistant Director of Yale University's historic Afro-American Cultural Center and Dr. Maura Pavalow, who utilizes participatory methodologies to explore relationships between everyday and structural issues of discrimination in U.S. higher education.

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Friday, September 30, 2016, 12:00-1:00 pm (Bring your lunch; snacks and beverages provided.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Kathryn Caldwell, Assistant Professor, Psychology

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Professor Robert Sullivan who has ably chaperoned and assisted with coordinator of NCUR for the past few years will not be able to assist with planning or attending NCUR 2017 with students. 

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This program will provide small grants of up to $300 to individual faculty members to help defray the costs connected with developing or redesigning a course that incorporates or is focused on diversity and/or international/cultural issues (/diversity/). Costs covered include books, other print materials, digital resources such as DVDs or other electronic resources, and laboratory supplies when relevant. Material purchases are limited to items that are directly related to the development or redesign of the course. The program is not intended for use by faculty in their quest for advanced degrees. Early career and ALANA faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.

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This October we are bringing to you a new IC A Healthy Me Challenge that will really get you on your feet! 

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Full-time, continuing faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the Center for Faculty Excellence for Center for Faculty Research and Development (CFRD) released time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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The inaugural event of the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship will be held Monday, September 26, 3:00-6:00 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge. Our guest presenter, Dr. Aziz Rana of Cornell University, will speak on “Black Internationalism and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement” .  A panel and facilitated discussion moderated by Dr. Peyi Soyinka-Airewele will follow, with panelists Dr. Stewart Auyash, Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, and Dr. Carlos Figueroa.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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Cultivate Creativity!

Contributed by Deborah Rifkin on 09/21/2016 

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Does your department, organization, or team want to be more creative? Deborah Rifkin, 2016-17 Faculty Resident of the Center for Faculty Excellence, wants to meet with your group to help cultivate its creativity. 

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 Are you currently working with students who are exploring graduate school? Encourage them to attend Ithaca College's 18th Annual Graduate & Professional School Fair!

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This October we are bringing to you a new IC A Healthy Me Challenge that will really get you on your feet! 

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Scholar in Residence, Honors Program, Raza Rumi will speak and moderate a #ProtectJournalists panel discussion at UN Headquarters on Sept 16, ahead of United Nations General Assembly.

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The Committee for College-wide Requirements is requesting faculty volunteers for ICC designation subcommittees.

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The Office of Human Resources & the Gerontology Institute are excited to present the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program to our faculty and staff! 

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Friday, September 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

If you are an advanced-career faculty member, please join us on Friday, September 16, 8:30 a.m., for an hour with our former President, Peggy R. Williams. We anticipate sharing ideas around mentoring, staying vital as a teacher, and thinking about our legacy. It will be good to hear your thoughts about ways we can continue our professional development.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, supporting academic success, and furthering student learning on selected outcomes. The FYRE Associate plays an integral role in success of our first-year students by providing leadership for the educational and experiential initiatives within each FYRE residential cluster at Ithaca College. Each year, with the support of student staff, FYRE Associates direct the execution of four SLO Initiatives during the academic year in the area of Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability, or Social & Emotional Learning. (SLO Initiatives are events, campaigns, or other learning strategies that further students understanding of a specific learning outcome.) 

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You can find information regarding the approval process AND applicable forms at you will also find a link to the Ithaca College Driving College Vehicles Policy. Please note: Risk Management will only accept the most current driver information form (revised January 2016). If you or your department have older copies of the driver information form please dispose of them. The process for students to become approved drivers can be found at:

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The deadline for winter session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at

Summer session course proposals are due November 1st.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects.  Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by September 15, November 15, February 15, and April 15.  If the 15th falls on a weekend, proposals will be due the next week day.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at

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