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The College's grade submission policy allows the provost to change the date that final semester grades are due in any given semester in order to accommodate various calendar issues that might arise. Based on significant input from faculty, the school deans' offices, and the Office of the Registrar, the Provost's Office has decided to change the date that final semester grades are due in the fall 2014 semester.

For the fall of 2014 only, final semester grades will be due on Tuesday, December 30 at noon. This will serve as an opportunity to gather data on the implications of such a move that can then inform a discussion in spring 2015 about whether or not an ongoing policy change for the final semester grade submission deadline is in order.

Thank you.

Brian D. Scholten
Registrar

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) will be sending students on two volunteer trips during the 2014 Fall Break. One adviser is needed for trip that will take place at the Syracuse Rescue Mission.

The RM campus has an emergency shelter, day center and serves three meals a day at their food services center. On any given night, they have over 250 men sleeping under their roof.  Each day, volunteers at the Rescue Mission serve over 725 meals to men, women and children who are food insecure. Trip advisers will assist by accompanying students on their volunteer excursion, helping with oversight during the trip, managing the group's funds while on the trip, and assisting with driving responsibilities.

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The following is sent on behalf of Interim Provost Petrosino:

In the coming academic year, the Office of Civic Engagement will be headed by a three-person leadership team.  A Faculty Director of Service Learning will be responsible for the support and advancement of service learning and a lead staff member will be responsible for the support and advancement of student volunteer activities.  Both will serve under the oversight of the Director of Civic Engagement whose job will be to bring coordination to our volunteer and service learning efforts along lines of national best practices.  Effective September 1, Laurie Worrall will serve as IC’s Director of Civic Engagement while continuing in her statewide role as Executive Director of New York Campus Compact. 

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The ITS Technology Learning Center will be providing Introduction to Sakai for Instructors workshops on the following dates. Please click a date below to register:

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Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

 

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Dr. House, assistant professor of Communication Studies in H&S, will join a distinguished and diverse panel in the Washington, D.C. The panel was assembled by the Human Rights Campaign and The Carpenter Program on Religion, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt Divinity School.  The panel's theme is related to Dr. House's ongoing scholarly program:  "When Identities Collide: LGBTQ Advocates and Religious Conflict" .

 

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  • Are you looking for a venue to connect with students outside the classroom?
  • Do you have an engaging presentation around the topic of leadership?
  • Did you read a research article or book that relates to student leadership?
  • Did you go to a conference recently and saw an idea that would help students grow in their ability to be a leader or lead others on campus?

 

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Come hear and dance to fantastic Latin American music by local musicians Colleen Kattau and Carlos Gutierrez!  

Wine and cheese fundraiser: Sunday, June 1, 2014, 6-8 pm

@ Frog Common House, Ecovillage 100 Rachel Carson Way, Ithaca  

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Want free dinner and the chance to get to know incoming student's parents!? Orientation is seeking for volunteers from the Ithaca College community to attend “Ithaca Dining Experience" programs for family members and guests attending orientation this summer.

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Assistant Professor Christopher House of the Department of Communication Studies in H&S is one of eleven scholars for around the world who have been invited to participate in a Seminar on Debates about Religion and Sexuality at Harvard Divinity School in June 2014.

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I.C. ANNUAL ASSESSMENT SUMMIT (register here) (Registration does not require you to attend all sessions.)
Monday, May 19, 2014, Klingenstein Lounge
Keynote Speaker and Morning Workshop Leader:
Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Ed.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Assessment & Institutional Research, Temple University

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Project Look Sharp will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with another webinar entitled “Media Constructions of Peace and Social Justice: Reflecting Diversity.”  On May 22nd this webinar will go live from 7-8 EDT and will be free of charge. 

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Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Mary Jo Watts, Instructional Technology Specialist

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A few more spots are available for faculty interested in participating in evaluations of ICC student portfolio submissions at the end of May. Three to four more evaluator slots are available for both natural science and quantitative literacy and one to two more slots are available for humanities. 

 

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Summer sessions start as early as May 13 so it isn't too early to start planning and setting up your courses. These 90 minute sessions will offer some tips for successful online courses and using Sakai effectively. Participants will have ample time to plan and/or build their courses. Come to one or all. Sessions are in Job Hall 102 (CET - Center for Educational Technology).

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The Ithaca College All College Teacher Education Committee (ACTEC) is sponsoring an event titled "What All Educators Should Know About the Impact of the Common Core State Standards," on Wednesday April 30th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. in Textor 101.

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Wednesday, April 30. 2014, 2:00- 3:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The large number of students using test accommodations through Student Disability Services during finals week necessitates careful planning for adequate test space, proctors, readers, scribes, and to ensure test security.

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Inclusive Leadership in a Diverse World: Leading the Change Conversation in Your Institution
June 9-12, 2014, Ithaca College
Hosted by Ithaca College and Cornell University

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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