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We are sorry to report that Art Williams, a long time employee for Ithaca College Mail Services passed away on June 8, 2020.

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We have been talking for months about the challenging year we were anticipating with regard to enrollment, knowing that shifts in demographics were already negatively affecting us (read “Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education,” a book by Nathan Grawe, for a detailed analysis). We also knew there was foundational work to be done, both within MES and across campus, work that significantly impacts enrollment. This includes but is not limited to examining our brand strategy and website, the academic programs we offer, our pricing and aid strategies, and the experiences of our current students.

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Black Fems United at Ithaca College will present a virtual cabaret to benefit The Doonie Fund, The Colin Kaepernick Know Your Rights Camp Legal Defense Initiative, and Women for Political Change Political Action Fund. Admission to the cabaret will be given with minimum donation of $5.00.

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Recruiting participants for a survey study on the effects of the a recent transition to remote working/working from home on sitting behaviors, physical activity levels and risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and back. Inclusion: 18 years of age or older, working at least 20 hours per week, and recently transitions to remote work at home due to the pandemic.

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Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado participated in a virtual forum held by the Chronicle of Higher Education on how to sustain the college business model in a global crisis on Monday, June 15.

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Cook Like an Ithacan

Contributed by Omega Hollies on 06/17/20 

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Sign up to be a home chef for our summer virtual cooking community!  

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IC Soul: Freedom

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 06/16/20 

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IC Soul: Freedom

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.

June 17, 2020 (Every Wednesday)
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

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The Experiential Learning Alliance, in partnership with Human Resources, invites professional and administrative support staff who supervise student employees to our seventh program, “SUPERvision: Hiring Students in HR Cloud,” happening on Wednesday, June 17th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm via Zoom. Please join us while our guests from Human Resources provide a technical demonstration on how to navigate student searches and hiring in IC HR Cloud.

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Join the Ithaca College Sexual Violence Prevention Committee for a virtual event series to screen and discuss the Fundamental docu-series created by the Global Fund for Women. This event series will be co-hosted by the Tompkins County Advocacy Center, BOLD Women's Leadership Network, Office of International Programs, the Center for IDEAS, the LGBT Center, Athletics, the Office of Student Engagement, Public Safety, the Politics Department, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Women's Mentoring Network, and the Psychology Department. 

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Fundamental is a mini docu-series created by the Global Fund for Women. Learn more about the series here

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Fundamental is a mini docu-series created by the Global Fund for Women. Learn more about the series here

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IC Soul: Freedom

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 06/16/20 

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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.

June 17, 2020 (Every Wednesday)
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

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As the co-chairs of Ithaca College’s Return to Campus Task Force, we would like to invite students to participate in a conversation with us taking place from noon-1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18. The one-hour program will provide us with an opportunity to discuss updates from the task force and to share some details regarding the academic calendar.

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Fine Artists @ 5

Contributed by Christin Schillinger on 06/16/20 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to host Ithaca College Community Artists each Friday at 5pm. In a mere 15-20minutes, learn what our community brings to the Arts, and the invariable ways Art invigorates our lives.

 

 

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As posted previously, myhome.ithaca.edu portal is being transitioned to apps.ithaca.edu on June 26.

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IC Soul: Freedom

Contributed by Hierald Osorto on 06/16/20 

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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. 

June 17, 2020 (Every Wednesday)
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EST
Join us via zoom here
BYO Candle

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As communities across the nation—and even around the world—confront the issues of systemic racism and violence against Black lives by those in positions of power and authority, Ithaca College will continue to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to come together to learn, reflect, and activate for justice.

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  Harriet Malinowitz (Writing, Women's & Gender Studies) Publishes "The Banality of Racism and the Tearing Down of Statues" on CommonDreams.org

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/06/15/banality-racism-and-tearing-down-statues 

The spring of 2020 brought unprecedented changes to the Ithaca College learning environment. Faculty, staff, and students made the heroic leap to an all-online curriculum in a very short period of time. This shift brought many challenges and unexpected opportunities. To capitalize on lessons learned and to move from a model of emergency remote teaching to effective online learning for Fall 2020, we are offering a Summer Institute for faculty who wish to design their courses to flexibly meet the needs of the times, enhance their pedagogical and technological knowledge and skills, and offer students a cohesive and engaging learning experience.

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Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado was interviewed on the Bloomberg Radio network daily program “Bloomberg Businessweek” on Friday, June 12. 

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