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All members of the class of 2023 and transfer students are invited to participate in the Catholic Community's New Student Retreat taking place on Saturday, September 7 from 9:30 AM-5 PM at Taughannock Falls State Park. 

This retreat is a great opportunity to make new friends, have fun and reflect on your transition to Ithaca College. 

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Come join us for research into the link between heart-rate and breathing!  This study will take place Aug.20-22 beginning each day at 4 p.m. 

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Make the most out of these last few days of summer with discounts from Plum Benefits! 

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, organized and facilitated two interactive workshops on emerging theories and practices in international politically-engaged documentary at the 26th Annual Visible Evidence Conference on Documentary, hosted by the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, July 24-28, 2019.

 

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We wanted to share some of the latest updates related to the PayFlex Health Savings Account (HSA) investment account.

If you are investing your HSA dollars, as of October 1, 2019, you'll notice the following updates regarding your investment account and platform:

  • A new fund to your lineup of investments. The American Funds 2060 Target Date Retirement Fund (RFUTX) is being added as the next 5-year increment offering in the suite of target date funds offered by American Funds. 
  • A minimal monthly fee to your investment account. The fee is .02% of your investment account balance. This monthly fee aligns to industry standards. And it is automatically deducted from your HSA cash account each month.  

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Associate Professor in Theatre Arts Wendy Dann's short film, La Casa Verde, was invited to screen at the San Antonio Film Festival. The film premiered in 2018 at the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. 

FIRST Look, Ithaca College’s pre-orientation program for First-Generation students and their families, is seeking faculty and staff from the Ithaca College community to volunteer for its “Dine Out” program.

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Dr. Lisa Farman, Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, was honored with a top paper award at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC), held in Toronto, August 7-10. Based on blind-peer-review scores for her research paper, she received the Advertising Division’s second top faculty research paper award, with a prize of $200. Farman’s research was also featured in the Advertising Division’s “Outstanding Papers” session. The abstract is included below:

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As you're creating your syllabi, you may wish to include some of the following information about the Writing Center, a free service for all current Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff. 

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During Orientation, the Class of 2023 First-Gen Students will have an opportunity to gather and celebrate the Ithaca FIRSTS Programs. We are inviting any faculty, staff, and returning students that identify as First-Gen to join us! 

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Contributed on behalf of Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Sponsored Research

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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a 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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The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday August 13th 5-6pm and Friday August 16th 2-3:15pm . It will also be open next week Tuesday August 20th 5-6pm. 

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The Division of College Communications provides complimentary headshots for current faculty and staff during two photo events, once held in the fall and spring semester.

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Submitted on behalf of La Jerne Terry Cornish, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs:  

It is a great pleasure to announce the appointment of Professor Gordon Rowland as the new Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE).  This position is a key resource in supporting and implementing the Imagining Ithaca Strategic Plan. I am delighted to appoint an exceptionally talented and well-qualified individual to fill this essential role.  Presently a Professor and Program Director in the Park School of Communications, Dr. Rowland will begin a three-year term as Director, effective August 16, 2019.

Our new CFE Director received his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University following his graduate work in Music Theory at Ithaca College.  He brings 37 years of classroom experience to the Center with extensive experience in mentoring, research, and scholarship. 

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

The Office of Facilities is pleased to announce that there will not be a need for the scheduled campus power shutdown originally scheduled for Sunday, August 11th.

We thank everyone for their patience and cooperation during the previous shutdowns which has allowed for the continued maintenance and upgrading of the system. 

Thank you!

Thank you to the following individuals who assisted in the food pantry this summer.  Their willingness to stay after hours to ensure that our students had access to this valuable resource attests to their kindness and to their commitment to ensuring food security for members of the Ithaca College community. We are grateful for your service.

Members of the IC community who would like to help in the IC Food Pantry this fall can do so by signing up here.

 

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The spring 2020 course schedule will be available for view on HomerConnect and Degree Works beginning Monday, October 21st, 2019.

On October 28th, after 12pm students will be able to view their Registration Status (aka Time Ticket) on HomerConnect. Registration Status lets students know what time they can begin to register for classes. To ensure the most accurate time, students should confirm all transfer credits have been awarded and complete any change of majors/minors/concentrations via IC workflow prior to this date.

 

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During the week of August 19th, Career Services staff will be immersed in Peer Career Advisor Training and Orientation programs. Voicemail and e-mail will be checked twice daily for urgent messages. We will re-open for routine business on Monday, August 26th.  Coaching appointments and drop-in hours will resume on Wednesday, August 28th. Thank you for your patience and flexibility during this time.

The Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence, the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a three-hour training session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair or member while incorporating best practices for inclusion.

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