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The Public Health Task Force and the College Move-in Committee have been hard at work to ensure that we prioritize the health and safety of our entire community as we plan to welcome students back to Ithaca for the spring 2021 semester. In the past, we organize in the fall to greet students and their families, and help students move into the residence halls, but the bulk of students will be moving in this spring. There are unique situations requiring increased support to ensure safety and efficiency during this process.

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We are pleased to announce some changes to the TLT and CFE organizations to better align staff resources and further the collaboration between our teams to support our faculty and students. 

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Reminder: Even though classes are online this semester, final exams with definite start/end times should be following the Final Exam schedule which is posted on our office’s web page.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to host Ithaca College Community Artists each Friday at 5pm. In a mere 15-20 minutes, learn what our community brings to the arts, and the invariable ways art invigorates our lives. This week’s guest is Christin Schillinger.

To gain the Zoom link, send a message to Gordon Rowland (rowland@ithaca.edu).

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Replacing IC Mentor Connect, the new IC Career Network provides more features to help students, alumni, and the IC community connect with each other, including built-in communications and templates, calendar sync and requests, discussion boards, "101" resources for mentees and mentors, articles about networking, and more.

 

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Students Support a Super Cause*

This semester, students in the Ithaca College MGMT 29700 class applied their skills to help raise money for Give Comics Hope.

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The Experiential Learning Alliance, in partnership with Facilities, Human Resources, and Student Affairs and Campus Life invites professional and administrative support staff who supervise student employees to our ninth program.

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IC Soul: Wonder

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 12/09/20 

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This Wednesday is our last IC Soul for the Fall semester. IC Soul* is a weekly 30-minute interactive shared reflection space for any student, staff, or faculty regardless of religious, spiritual or non-religious worldview. Hosted by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  

December 9, 2020 
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

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Sign-up now for Network Nights 2021!

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The Public Health Task Force and the College Move-in Committee have been hard at work to ensure that we prioritize the health and safety of our entire community as we plan to welcome students back to Ithaca for the spring 2021 semester. In the past, we organize in the fall to greet students and their families, and help students move into the residence halls, but the bulk of students will be moving in this spring. There are unique situations requiring increased support to ensure safety and efficiency during this process.

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The Public Health Task Force and the College Move-in Committee have been hard at work to ensure that we prioritize the health and safety of our entire community as we plan to welcome students back to Ithaca for the spring 2021 semester. In the past, we organize in the fall to greet students and their families, and help students move into the residence halls, but the bulk of students will be moving in this spring. There are unique situations requiring increased support to ensure safety and efficiency during this process.

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The Public Health Task Force and the College Move-in Committee have been hard at work to ensure that we prioritize the health and safety of our entire community as we plan to welcome students back to Ithaca for the spring 2021 semester. In the past, we organize in the fall to greet students and their families, and help students move into the residence halls, but the bulk of students will be moving in this spring. There are unique situations requiring increased support to ensure safety and efficiency during this process.

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The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and Cinemapolis present a talkback on 76 DAYS, a new film from China chronicling the COVID crisis in Wuhan from the ground up.

The talkback is slated for Thursday December 10 from 6-7:15 p.m. It features Dr. Stewart Auyash, Associate Professor of Public Health; Dr. Elizabeth Wijaya, Assistant Professor of  East Asian Cinema, University of Toronto; and Rikun Zhu, independent filmmaker from China.

76 DAYS opens at Cinemapolis Virtual Cinema on Friday December 4. 

It can be accessed here for a nominal ticketing fee: https://cinemapolis.org/film/76-days/

Register for the talkback here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pcOmgqjssG9CJJveXjlrls744Zayy51MW 

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Kimi Hanauer is an artist, cultural organizer, and writer originally from Tel Aviv and based in Los Angeles. Join the Department of Art via ZOOM. Email Doreen Brown for the ZOOM Link:  dbrown15@ithaca.edu

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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a virtual session with Joseph Silino can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

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Tune in online for these end-of-semester concerts!

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Sherry L. Deckman, Ed.D. (Lehman College, CUNY; lead author), Ellie Fitts Fulmer, Ed.D., associate professor of education at IC, together with alumnae Keely Kirby (‘15) and Katharine Hoover (‘15), and Abena Subira Mackall, Ed.D. (University of Texas at Austin) coauthored a study examining representation of dis/ability in elementary and middle school health textbooks.

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Dear Campus Community:  

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act was passed in 1989 as part of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and requires institutions of higher education that receive federal funding to execute a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program for its campus community.  As part of this, the college is required to notify all members of the campus community on an annual basis about the various prevention and education programs, resources, policies, and laws. 

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There are spots still available in Understanding Disability for the Spring Semester! (RLS 12500) 

This is a great opportunity to get your ICC Diversity elective covered! It is one of the most sought after courses at Ithaca College! Learn about a wide spectrum of intellectual, physical, and emotional impairments highlighting autism spectrum disorder. Other topics include self-advocacy, historical and current barriers, family perspectives and current trends in educational and community services for people with disabilities. Coursework includes interactive speakers and relevant and relatable assignments that are important in today's world. 

Understanding Disability is offered Tuesday nights from 6:50-9:30 via online synchronous instruction! 

A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), the appellate advertising law body of BBB National Programs, has recommended that Young Living Essential Oils, LC (Young Living) discontinue “therapeutic grade” claims for its “essential oils,” as well as unsupported health and wellness benefit claims.The case panel was chaired by IMC professor Scott Hamula.

The advertising at issue, as well as other claims, had been challenged by S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. (SCJ) before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs. Following NAD’s decision (Case No. 6385), Young Living appealed all aspects of NAD’s findings adverse to it.

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