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Beginning the week of June 24th the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will be conducting a sweep of the campus for the purpose of removing bicycles and bicycle parts that are abandoned and/or locked to anything other than a bicycle rack. The sweep is being conducted to improve campus safety, maximize the availability of bike parking resources and improve the beauty of our campus environment.

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An April 2019 revision to New York's election law gives workers in the state up to three hours of paid time off to vote.

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 The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday June 18th 5-6pm and Friday June 21st 2-3:15. It will also be open next week Tuesday June 25th 5-6pm and Tuesday June 38th 2-3:15pm 

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Associate Professor Dr. Justine Vosloo and Assistant Professor Dr. Sebastian Harenberg (Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training) are among a research team that has been awarded a prestigious grant by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. Under Dr. Vosloo's leadership, the team with scholars from the United States, Canada and the UK, will examine the expansion of employment opportunities for sport psychology professionals in North America.

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The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is hosting a Faith Zone religious literacy training open to all staff and faculty on Tuesday, July 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Clark Lounge. Complimentary breakfast will be available starting at 8:30 AM.

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Survey Closes June 14th!

Contributed by Jess Shapiro on 06/13/19 

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The Engagement and Connection Committee, formed by the Office of Case Management, is working on gathering information about peer-to-peer programs across campus.

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Want to learn about language? How it works? How we use it? How it intersects with culture, society, science, and the mind? Consider taking Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) for Summer Session II (July 1 - Aug 2)

Intro to Linguistics counts as a Humanities course for Identities or World of Systems. It's also a flexible, work-at-your-own-pace course that you can take from anywhere. 

Email for questions. 


It is with great fondness and heavy hearts that we announce Judy Smith’s retirement from Ithaca College. There will be a celebration on Thursday, June 13, from 3 pm to 4:30 pm on the First Floor of Williams Hall to wish her well as she redirects her daily pursuits in a different direction.

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Baruch Whitehead's Post-Sabbatical Project: The Peace Cantata for Elementary Students will be presented this Friday, June 14th, 2019 at noon in Ford Hall.

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Last week, a team of nearly two dozen Ithaca College students took home first place in the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition in Hollywood, Florida, thanks to a last-minute change in their strategy.

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Professor Paul R. Geisler, EdD, ATC presented "Diagnostic Accuracy of Common Special Tests for the Knee: Bringing Evidence to Your Assessment" at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the New York State Athletic Trainers' Association in Schenectady, NY last weekend.

The bachelor of science degree program in athletic training in the (newly renamed) Department of Exercise Science & Athletic Training has received a 10 year re-accreditation award from the national accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education, or the CAATE. This recognition secures the program's status until 2028-29, and allows them to now complete their transition to the Master's degree in order to be in compliance with new professional education requirements of the CAATE (entry-level degree will be at the master's level, effective by 2023). Thanks to all administrators, studenets, preceptors and students for helping with the 1.5 year self-study process and sustained excellence.

Go camping. Join a ropes course challenge. Enjoy local food. Volunteer in the community. These are just some of the things you could do do by participating in the Jumpstart program!

Jumpstart is a pre-semester program offered to incoming first-year and transfer students, giving them the opportunity to make early connections  on campus and beyond.

Each program has a different focus, and selected participants will join in activities and exercises designed around those themes. August 18–20, 2019

There is no cost for new first-year and transfer students to participate in this program, but there is a selection process. You can read about each program and then choose which one to apply to. 

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(The following message is being posted on behalf of Ernie McClatchie, Director of Maintenance, Grounds & Transportation) 

Back by popular demand, the Ithaca College Grounds team will be conducting a large plant sale on Friday, June 14th, 2019 from 8am - 3pm in the S-Lot Parking Lot located by Farm Pond Road.  

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After 30 plus years of service to Ithaca College, Lorie Holmes-VanDusen will be retiring on June 14, 2019. During her tenure, Lorie became an Ithaca College alumnus as a graduate from the School of Business.

Lorie played a pivotal role in supporting APC and maintaining the Ithaca College course catalogs, working with faculty and staff across campus. Lorie has assisted countless students and alumni reach their academic and career goals.

The following is a small sample of reflections from Lorie’s colleagues on the impact Lorie has had on the Office of the Registrar as they fondly remember her service and wish her well:

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Posted on behalf of President Shirley M. Collado

Dear Campus Community,

I am delighted to share the news that Laurie Koehler will be joining the college’s senior leadership team as our Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment Strategy. Laurie’s first day on campus will be Wednesday, August 7. 

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Please be aware that full-time IT staff will be off campus for an all-day retreat on Wednesday, June 12th. The Service Desk will be open as usual from 8am-5pm with student staffing, and there will be student coverage in most other IT areas as well. However, there will be no second tier support available, other than for critical, high-impact issues, should any arise.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall

The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday June 11th 5-6pm and Friday June 14th 2-3:15pm. It will also be open next week Tuesday June 18th 5-6pm and Friday June 21st 2-3:15

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A group of students from Ithaca College won the prestigious American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition on Friday, June 7, in Hollywood, Florida. The team competed against seven other schools, with Liberty University coming in second and Syracuse University finishing third.

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Arzu Karaduman, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, presented her paper titled "Narcissism Adrift in Sound in Cinema: Cryptic Voices in Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Three Monkeys and Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" at the annual conference of the Film Studies Association of Canada as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

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