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Faculty Council is soliciting nominations, including self-nominations, for the position of At-Large Representative for the Committee for College-Wide Requirements (CCR). The position has a two-year term, staring immediately and ending in May 2018.  

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD,
Director, Sponsored Research

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.

Federal guidelines require that applicants possess prior experience with a particular agent or procedure, and those supervising the activity should be familiar with proper safety precautions, procedures involving storage, and disposal. A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Biosafety website – http://www.ithaca.edu/sponsored-research/biosafety/.

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Contributed by Jean Hardwick, IACUC Chair

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 before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.

Ithaca College’s animal use program is managed in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.  A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee website –http://www.ithaca.edu/sponsored-research/iacuc/.

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Linda Petrosino:

As we look forward to the beginning of a new academic year, I would like to remind all faculty members of the following opening year events:

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Thanks to a generous donation from An Evening to Remember Gala, the Gerontology Institute along with the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies piloted a Music & Memory program (www.musicandmemory.org) in the fall 2015 at Beechtree Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This fall, again thanks to An Evening to Remember Gala, Cayuga Ridge Extended Care will begin a Music & Memory program. 

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The FYRE Associate plays an integral role in the success of our first-year students by providing leadership for the educational and experiential initiatives within each FYRE residential cluster at Ithaca College. 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is excited to announce that Geneva Faraci joins the Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) team as a Distributed Learning Technologist. 

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In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi.  Please know that our office is now located in 100 Rothschild Place.

"In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified students with documented disabilities. Students seeking accommodations must register with Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and provide appropriate documentation to SAS before any accommodations can be provided.  Please note that accommodations are not retroactive so timely contact with Student Accessibility Services is encouraged."    

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Asst. Provost

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The following events may be of interest to students and faculty. These events are free and open to campus and community members. No registration is required. For more information contact Teri Reinemann, gerontology programs manager, at 274-1607 or treinemann@ithaca.edu

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The Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair.   

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Our new students will arrive on Sunday, August 21, 2016.

 

Faculty and staff who volunteer will attend a training session at 11 am on Thursday, August 18, 2016 (directly following the all-college meeting).

 

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the 2016-17 academic year. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify our Service Desk (servicedesk@ithaca.edu) by Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

Please provide the following:

  • Software name and version
  • What computer lab(s) you need the software installed
  • Installation media (URL, CD’s etc.)
  • Licensing information as appropriate

If you need to purchase software after June 1, please provide us with the installation materials by Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

Please note that by semester startup lab computers will come with the following:

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for software upgrades in DIIS-managed eClassrooms and meeting rooms for the 2016-17 academic year. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify our Service Desk (servicedesk@ithaca.edu) by Monday, May 2, 2016.

Please note that by semester startup eClassroom and meeting room computers will come with the following:

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for software upgrades in DIIS-managed eClassrooms and meeting rooms for the 2016-17 academic year. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify our Service Desk (servicedesk@ithaca.edu) by Monday, May 2, 2016.

Please note that by semester startup eClassroom and meeting room computers will come with the following:

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Opera Lafayette presented one of the highlights of the Washington musical season so far at the Kennedy Center on November 27th, presenting their semi-staged version of Vivaldi's Catone in Utica with the sublime countertenor, John Holiday.

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