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Posted on behalf of the Office of the President:

The next All College Gathering will be held on Friday, January 26, from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Athletics and Events Center, Glazer Arena. Arrive as early as 3:30 p.m. for light refreshments and an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues.

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On Monday 11/20/2017 between 5:00 and 7:00 AM there will be an outage of the campus telephone and voice mail systems to facilitate required maintenance. While the phone system is unavailable:

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Looking to fulfill required credits during the Winter 2018 session (January 8-19) from home? Take Educational Psychology ONLINE through Ithaca College! Ed Psych 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. Attention is also given to the scientific attitude in relating theory and practice in various educational settings.

Educational Psychology is required for the Education Studies Minor, for the Teacher Education Preparation, and also fulfills GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts, and SS.

To enroll, search course number EDUC 21010 01: Educational Psychology, 30046 for WINTER 2018 term on Homerconnect.

Contact Dr. Christine Havens-Hafer at chavenshafer@ithaca.edu for more information.

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Happy Thanksgiving! 

Dining Services has amended Hours of Operation approaching Thanksgiving Break. Please click here for a downloadable document.

If you will be on campus when all services are closed on 11/23-11/25, you will be able to use your meal plan to pre-order meals. On Monday, November 20th, request forms will be available at IC Square Food Court. All meals must be picked up no later than 2:00 PM on Wednesday, 11/22.

Have a safe and happy break! 

The staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services knows that being back at home can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. And some students may believe this particular break is a good time to come out to family and friends. Coming out is a highly individual, personal process. Only you can know when and whether it's the right time for you. The basic resources section of the LGBT Center website includes specific resources for you, your family, and friends, about coming out - whether you decide to do so this week, or at any other time of the year that's right for you. The Thanksgiving break resources page includes additional helpful information including how to find the nearest LGBT community center to your home community, national hotline information, and more. Resources are also always available from the LGBT Center, throughout the academic year. Wishing you a safe and happy Thanksgiving break!

Daniel Pascoe, Executive Director of Career Services, presented at and was one of three keynote speakers at BIESTRA, Chile's Biennial Conference on Higher Education and the World of Work.

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The Office of the Provost invites you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.  Nominations must be received in writing.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:

  • nominee’s name and contact information
  • an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees

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Catherine Taylor's new book, You, Me, and the Violence was published this fall in the 21st Century Essays Series at Ohio State University Press. The book considers the nature of personal and political autonomy, focusing on the surprising juxtaposition of puppetry and military drones. More information at: 

ohiostatepress.org/books/titles/9780814254325.html

IC Finalists.

Contributed by Katharine Kittredge on 11/14/17 

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3 IC students are finalists for a prestigious popular culture prize.

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Please join Carol Zou, Director of Programs, Asian Arts Initiative, from Philadelphia, PA, on Thursday, 11/16/17, at 6:00 pm in Klingenstein Lounge.

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Join Hillel for an evening with Quentin Hill of "A Wider Bridge" http://awiderbridge.org/ - an LGBTQ organization doing advocacy in both the US and Israel.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Time

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The College is closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving Holiday. As a reminder the PTA calendar can be found here: https://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/timeoff/pta.

The deadline for 2018 Benefits Re-Enrollment is Friday, November 17th at 12pm!! 

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 Alex Pinto, Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow at Department of Chemistry, published a paper entitled “Controlling Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) phase in microwave solvothermal synthesis” at Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

 

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Now's the time! We are halfway though the month, but there is still time to take part in our re-enrollment raffles for your chance to win some great prizes! 

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 "Rehabilitating Citizenship: Lessons from Across the Curriculum" appears in the Fall 2017 issue of the open-source journal that strives to integrate humanistic perspectives into the work of rehabilitation.

 

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Daliah Husu is an Author, Poet, Entrepreneur, Beauty Professional and Blogger, whose work focuses on self-empowerment, and spiritual and emotional fulfillment. Her lifelong struggle with gender identity, sexuality, social acceptance, and substance abuse inspired her to share her remarkable story of survival in her memoir, 'I Am Woman'.

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The IT Service Desk will have adjusted hours for the duration of Thanksgiving Break from Friday, 11/17 to Monday, 11/27.

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On Monday October 30, Information Technology released the Windows 10 Self-Service install that allows you to upgrade to Windows 10 without assistance from IT. At the time of this notification, over 100 individuals have successfully upgraded their PC’s to Windows 10. This notification is to remind those of you who have not initiated the Windows 10 Self-Service upgrade to do so at a suitable time for you. Please refer to the October 27 Intercom announcement for more details.

 

Information Technology has published articles in the Knowledge Base within our new IT Service Portal that will assist you with the installation and using Windows 10. The IT Service Portal is your one-stop location for help, support and information for IT services. Check it out!

 

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The Office of College Relations and Communications is excited to share the following news about recent hires and shifting responsibilities for some of our team members. We also want to thank our partners across campus for their patience over the last year as we took the time to reshape the vacant positions we had accrued to be a stronger, more effective team. 

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