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As we approach the holiday shopping season, we wish to remind all college employees, staff and faculty of Mail Service's policy regarding employee personal mail and packages.

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Food Management, a website focused on trends and best practices in the noncommercial food service industry, named Ithaca College its Innovator of the Month for the college’s decision to bring dining services “in house.”

The website lauded IC for finding the resources to undertake self-operation of dining services, building relationships with local partners like Cornell University, and making structural changes to the dining program to increase meal plan appeal.

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Take Educational Psychology ONLINE through Ithaca College during the WINTER 2020 SESSION (January 6 - 17, 2020) FROM HOME

Educational Psychology explores the study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning in the context of school and other instructional situations. This course is required for the Education Studies Minor and the Teacher Education preparation track.

To enroll, search course number EDUC 21010 01: Educational Psychology for WINTER 2020 term on Homerconnect. Online registration will remain open for add/drop by matriculated students until 11:59 pm January 6, 2020. A 30% tuition discount is applied to winter session undergraduate tuition charges.

Contact Dr. Christine Havens-Hafer at for more information about the course.

Make sure your personally owned devices are ready to handle the busy shopping and social media time of the year.

Faculty and Staff who bring in their personal owned devices for repair between Monday, November 25th and Wednesday November 27th, will receive 10% off parts and labor fees. Must have a valid Ithaca College ID.

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Off-Campus Process Update

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 The Office of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs would like to share a brief update regarding the off-campus process.

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 Please Click Here for Dining Services' hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break.

Please note that the Food Pantry will be open today, Friday, November 22nd from 4-5.30pm and on Tuesday, November 26 from 6-7pm. The Pantry will NOT be open on Friday, November 29.    

*The Pantry will reopen and will hold regular hours on Tuesdays from 6-7pm and Fridays from 4-5:30pm after we return from Thanksgiving Break.  

The Pantry is located in the DeMotte Room (you can enter by going down the stairs to the left of the information desk in Phillips Hall or by using the back entrance to Phillips Hall closest to the upper quads and near the stairs that go up to the academic quad). The Pantry is open to any and all members of the IC community. There are no qualifications for this program. 

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The Campus Center will be operating with reduced hours over Thanksgiving Break. Our hours of operation will be:

Friday 11/22: 7:30am - 8:00pm

Saturday 11/23 - Sunday 11/24: CLOSED

Monday 11/25 - Wednesday 11/27: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 11/28 - Saturday 11/30: CLOSED

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The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours over Thanksgiving Break. Our hours of operation will be:

Friday 11/22: 7:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 11/23 - Sunday 11/24: CLOSED

Monday 11/25: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday 11/26: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday 11/27 - Sunday 12/1: CLOSED

We will reopen with our regular academic year hours on Monday 12/2/19.

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On November 18th, 2019 Food Management named Ithaca College the Innovator of the Month for the successful navigation from a contracted food service model to an in-house dining program. (Read more here:

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered three invited presentations at the Human Rights Film Festival in Los Angeles November 1 and 2, 2019.

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 All locations will have reduced service hours as follows

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And the winner is....

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 11/21/19 

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Thank you to the hundreds of donors who showed their Bomber pride and made a gift through the first ever Cortaca Jug Giving Challenge.

In true Bomber style, IC beat Cortland 938-905. 

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The session "Lessons from the field: LGBTQ Dialogue" will be offered Tuesday, December 3rd, 12pm-1pm.

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The Politics Department and as part of a new seminar being offered this Fall semester “Race, Class and Geographies of Housing” is hosting a public screening of an important film “Decade of Fire” by co-directors and co-producers Vivian Vázquez Irizarry and Gretchen Hildebran.

Discussion will follow on the various themes and critical questions raised by the film moderated by Prof. Carlos Figueroa, (Politics). Watch the trailer here.

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Mark your calendars for December 4 at 12:30 pm to attend this short program sponsored by NASPA's Women in Student Affairs Committee featuring our own Vice President Ferro talking about "Making the Jump to the Next Level."

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Ithaca College faculty, staff and students may apply for a Cornell library card.

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Both MACs and the Campus Store will be closed the week of Thanksgiving (11/25-30/19). 

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The Women’s Mentoring Network is proud to announce the Fall 2019 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. 

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The Women’s Mentoring Network is proud to announce the Fall 2019 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. 

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