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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on Thursday, November 7 for the second Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Dr. Todd Schack, Department of Journalism, will be presenting “The Art of War:  Graphic Journalism & the Representation of War.” 

Professor Schack completed a MA in Communications at Colorado State University in 1996, and a PhD in Media Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006.  His research interests mainly reside in the fields of: Literary/Narrative Journalism; Media and Journalism History; Graphic Non Fiction/Comics Journalism; Media Representation of the Wars on Terror and Drugs. 

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Monday, November 11, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Steven S. Volk, Director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) at Oberlin College.

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We are excited that Ithaca College will be hosting Elect Her – Campus Women Win again this year. The American Association of University Women as well as an organization called Running Start sponsors this program to encourage young women to run for student government on their campuses. This program is a 4.5 hour workshop and hopes to encourage leadership development but also to motivate young women to enter careers in politics in the future. Even though this program is centered on women running for office, it is open to all students. Specifically, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to develop their leadership further on campus.

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Pivot Webinar

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/04/2013 

Thursday, November 7, 2013
9:00 - 10:00 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following events. 

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Monday, November 4, 2013
1:00 - 2:00 p.m, Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Join the Center For Faculty Excellence and the Library in learning about the revised Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education

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Monday, November 4, 2013
2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Judith Pena-Shaff, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

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We are interested in learning about your perceptions of your work environment at Ithaca College.

Through work, it is common for individuals to find meaning and purpose. As occupational therapy graduate students, we are interested in your perceptions of your current work environment at Ithaca College.

Survey link:

You are invited to participate in a brief, anonymous online survey that is being conducted by graduate occupational therapy students at Ithaca College, supervised by Dr. Julie Dorsey. This 10-15 minute survey investigates employee perceptions of their current work environment and experiences on the Ithaca College campus. By completing this survey, you indicate that you are at least 18 years of age, and are a full or part time employee of Ithaca College (student employees are not eligible).

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Good news!

In response to faculty feedback, beginning with the May session 2014, OES is implementing a new faculty compensation model for undergraduate courses offered during the summer and winter intersessions.

More detailed information is available on the OES “For Faculty” site.

Login with your Netpass ID.

Questions? Email Jen Wofford or call 274-3529.

Interested in teaching an undergraduate course during the summer sessions? 

Please contact your department chair or program director. The deadline for summer 2014 undergraduate course proposals is November 1st.

For more information on teaching undergraduate courses during the summer sessions, visit the OES For Faculty site. Use your Netpass ID to login.

Department chairs and program directors can access the required submission form on the For Faculty site.

Students can begin registering for summer sessions 2014 February 15th using HomerConnect.

Questions? Email Jen Wofford or call 274-3529.

Faculty Council will hold its next Town Hall meeting in Textor 102 on Thursday, October 31 at 12:05 PM.  All faculty are invited to attend and participate. Topics for discussion may include the proposed Intellectual Property Rights document, Shared Governance, IC2020 or any topic of concern or interest to faculty. Faculty holding administrative appointments and staff are requested to refrain from attending.

Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Civic Engagement Service-Learning Series
Topic: Building Sustainable Service-Learning Partnerships
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
12:00 - 1.30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, PhD, Ithaca College, Department of Sociology; Richard Kiely, PhD, Cornell University, Engaged Learning and Research
This workshop will discuss key components and best practices for building quality community partnerships in service-learning. The workshop facilitators will describe activities such as community partner selection, site review, on-site planning and programming, MOU development and how to negotiating roles, responsibilities and resources to ensure sustainability. The workshop facilitators will offer examples of service-learning partnerships in Ithaca, NYC, and Nicaragua and share a number of resources including a newly created community-campus standards document.
(Register Here)

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Monday, October 28, 2013
3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Come join the fun!  Children and Adolescents are needed for lab sessions in the physical therapy (PT) course ‘Motor Development through the Lifespan’.


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Tuesday, October 29th from 12-1 PM in the library’s classroom 319

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Lunch provided.

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Here are a couple of reminders about preparing test materials for students electing to take their tests with Student Disability Services:

*Please email the test to, fax it to 274-3957 or deliver a copy to 110 Towers Concourse‪ at least 24 hours before the time of the test. If sent via email or fax, please indicate whether a scantron form or blue book will be needed. 

*Please let SDS know, 24 hours in advance, if special software will be needed for this test (Minitab, SPSS, etc.).  Without advanced notice, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to reserve lab space in time for the test. 

*If audio or visual files are needed for the test, please include them on a flashdrive or a CD and send them with the test.  Also, please tell us what programs will be needed to play them.

If you have questions, or need additional information, please contact SDS at 274-1257.

Residential Life is seeking interested faculty for the following Faculty Associate and Faculty Fellow positions in the residence halls for the 2013-14 Academic Year:

  • Faculty Associates in the First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program
  • Faculty Fellow for the Sustainably Conscious Residential Learning Community

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