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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 workshop: 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Taughannock Falls - 3rd Floor of the Campus Center

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

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The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies (OIPES) would like to invite all faculty, staff and administrators to attend our upcoming workshop about  the development and planning of faculty/staff-led short-term study abroad programs.  The workshop will be held on Friday, February 17, from 3:00-4:30 pm, in the Taughannock Falls Room, Campus Center.  Participants are invited to stay for a wine and cheese reception with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00.

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All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) before undertaking that activity.  This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals. 

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Submitted on behalf of Edward Cluett, Chair of the Institutional Biosafety Committee.

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving any kind of nucleic acids or any potentially bio-hazardous material, including pathogens, biological toxins, or human cells, tissues, organs or fluids must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of activities that present risk of infection or illness in humans.

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Summer Grants for Faculty Research are intended to support post-terminal degree scholarly endeavors for full-time continuing Ithaca College faculty and faculty regularly employed on at least a half-time basis. Awards provide $3,350 in compensation for eight weeks or full-time research. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by Wednesday, February 15. Guidelines and application form may be found at www.ithaca.edu/cfe/research/summer_grants.

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 Spring 2018 semester.

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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 ICare Team

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Welcome to threads@CFE: This week's post is the first in a three-part series by Dr. Christina Moylan:

                                
Changing Classroom Expectations:
                   Realizing I Was Doing Too Much Work for Students

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 As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Library and the Division of Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) in DIIS, we are pleased to announce an initial phase of Library integration with Sakai.

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Monday, January 30, 11:00 a.m. (Register Here)
The session will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, and will last approximately one hour. 
Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Walk-ins welcome!

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For our third straight year, OSEMA will be offering students the chance to volunteer in three locations around the US as part of the Summer Service Trip Program.

 

Occurring from May 13 – May 20, Summer Service will take place in Boulder Creek, California, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Acadia National Park.

Students will volunteer with the YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, which is located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.

In Milwaukee, volunteers will help out at the largest urban agricultural center in the United States – Growing Power Inc.

And at Acadia National Park, students will help the National Park Service prepare for another busy camping season on the island!

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to save the date - Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge - and to participate in conversations that matter.

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to save the date - Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge - and to participate in conversations that matter.

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 Teaching and Learning with Technology is welcoming faculty back to campus by hosting drop-in support and sharing of new updates and services. Refreshments will be available.

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 Teaching and Learning with Technology is welcoming faculty back to campus by hosting drop-in support and sharing of new updates and services. Refreshments will be available.

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Teaching and Learning with Technology, a unit within Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS), announces several updates and reminders for Spring 2017.

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Wednesday, January 18, 3:00 p.m. (Register Here)
Friday, January 20, 9:00 a.m. (Register Here)
Monday, January 30, 11:00 a.m. (Register Here)
All sessions will take place in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, and will last approximately one hour. 
Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Walk-ins welcome!

As we begin our spring semester, faculty and staff should be aware that more than13% of our student population is registered with Student Accessibility Services.  As a faculty member, it is likely that you will work with students on campus with a variety of disabilities including, but not limited to, learning disabilities, visual and hearing impairments, physical impairments, psychiatric or psychological conditions, and other health related needs. 

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 Teaching and Learning with Technology is welcoming faculty back to campus by hosting drop-in support and sharing of new updates and services. Refreshments will be available.

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    Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for the Spring. 

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