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In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the diversity (January 12-13), Ithaca Seminar (January 13-14), and social sciences (January 13-14) ICC requirements. Faculty interested in evaluating during these sessions should email icc@ithaca.edu and indicate which session is of interest. Lunch and coffee are provided both days of each session and evaluators are paid a stipend of $500 for each two day session. 

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Faculty teaching ICC themes/perspectives courses during the 2015-16 academic year are invited to apply for collaborative mini-grants. The purpose of the grants is to support faculty in working on common assignments or other course-related experiences that would link students across their courses by interacting together in a meaningful way.  Mini-grants may be awarded for either spring 2015 or summer 2015 development work.

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Faculty and Staff! 

 

Planning is currently underway for this year’s Leadership Weekend retreat and we need your help!

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Monday, November 17, 2014, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Shaianne Osterreich, Associate Professor and Ithaca Seminar Coordinator; Danette Johnson, Vice Provost; Susan Adams Delaney, Assistant Professor

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Friday, November 21, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center

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Students requesting to take final exams in Student Accessibility Services need to report exam dates by Wednesday, December 3rd.

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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 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 https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:10 - 4:05 p.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Mindy Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research

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The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.

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Colleagues, Please note that any three IICC mini-courses will now count in the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation or World of Systems theme, and as a Humanities or Social Science perspective. As always, these are:

 

 

* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

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Several stipends are still available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  Faculty from all departments are encouraged to offer mini courses. Mini courses should be designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.

 

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (bring your lunch) (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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 Monday, November 10- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the IC Human Subjects Research Approval Process – 3:10 pm – 4:05 pm – Center for Faculty Excellence – 316 Gannett Center

Refreshments provided

Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Melinda Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor and Chair Graduate Program, Occupational Therapy and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research

After a brief introduction to SoTL practices and sample projects, we will focus on the practical steps of obtaining Ithaca College Human Subjects Review Board (HSR) approval for conducting this research. Potential topics include:

• Knowing whether or not you need to get HSR approval.

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Regi Carpenter, Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies.  Regi is an award-winning storyteller, facilitator, and educator. 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following November events.  Please visit www.ithaca.edu/cfe for updates.  Registration is encouraged, but not required.  welcomed.

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Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:

Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants

• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources. 

• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.

• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.

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Or one you've never taught before?

OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.

Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.

Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.

Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost

Please join me on Thursday, November 6 for the third Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  

Dr. Gordon Rowland, Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication and current faculty member in residence at our Center for Faculty Excellence, will be presenting “Meeting Complex Challenges through Integrated Inquiry.”

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Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. (RSVP here)
Center for Faculty Excellence - 316 Gannett Center

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