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If you love working with people and have an interest in technology, there's a position here for you! Information Technology (IT) is hiring for the spring 2020! We have over 95 students on our team working in 16 different areas. 

Come to an information session to learn more and to apply!

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Award winning journalist Todd Miller will speak about his new book that traces the emergence of U.S. border regime covering thousands of miles outside of American territory. Is heightened border enforcement making the world safer or more peaceful?

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 The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) will conduct a re-accreditation survey of the Ithaca College Student Health Service (Hammond Health Center) on November 5th - 6th, 2019.

To view the complete Notice of Accreditation Survey please utilize the following link:

Members of the general public, patients, and individuals on the staff of this organization, believing they have relevant and valid information about this organization's provision of health care or compliance with AAAHC Standards, may request to present this information to the AAAHC surveyors at the time of the survey OR may communicate such information in writing or by telephone to the AAAHC office


The Office of the Provost invites you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.  Nominations must be received by completing the Honorary Degree Nomination Form available on the Provost website – Honorary Degree Nomination Form.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and the nomination form must be filled out completely.

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This fall the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Ithaca College a five-year, $650,000 grant to recruit and retain low-income, academically talented computer science, mathematics, and physics/astronomy students. The grant will allow the college to award 14 scholarships, contribute to a positive campus climate and support engaging academic activities.

Studies have shown that in order to see greater creativity and innovation in STEM-related industries, diversity in the field and among industry leaders is key.

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Literary journalist Ted Conover will give a public reading on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm in 101 Textor Hall.

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The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday October 22nd from 6-7 pm and Friday October 25th from 4-5:30pm. Fall hours will be every Tuesday from 6-7 pm and every Friday from 4-5:30 pm.  

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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Are you interested in studying abroad?  Would you like to consider non-affiliated programs in addition to those offered by IC and our affiliated partners?  International Studies Abroad (ISA) will be visiting campus on Tuesday, October 22.  ISA has been providing study abroad opportunities to US college students since 1987, and currently offerings programs in 27 countries and 57 cities worldwide.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

The Ithaca College campus community is cordially invited to visit the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University on Saturday, October 26th beginning at 10am. The Johnson will be offering an exhibition and evening activities that bring international and global issues to the forefront of our consciousness.  Admission is Free!!

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There are so many things to ♥ about IC! Join us at the Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fair on October 22 in Emerson Suites from 10am - 2pm. 

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Professor Ablard's review of Benjamin Bryce's To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society, appears in the October 2019 issue of the American Historical Review, the preeminent journal of the history profession in the U.S.


The Updates from the Office of the Provost Open House meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 22nd, from 12:10 to 1:00 in the Park Auditorium has been canceled. Due to the imminent need for her to confer with the Park School faculty and staff regarding their upcoming search for a new Dean, Provost Cornish is unable to attend.

Thank you for your understanding. The next Open House meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. in the Whalen Center Room 3102. We hope to see you in November.

25Live Pro Update

Contributed by Maggie Edwards on 10/17/19 

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**25Live will no longer be available after November 5, 2019.** 

Please use the new upgraded version, 25Live Pro

Both systems will run simultaneously until November 5, 2019 when all users will be redirected automatically to the new Pro version.

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The IT Service Desk, fixIT Shop, and Friends 110 Lab will remain in operation with reduced hours during fall break. Please see below for detailed hours by area.

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On Friday, October 18th, Professor Haefeli (Music History) will present at the University of Maryland's Musicology Colloquium. 

The years 1967–69 were important for the composer John Cage as his musical aesthetics and political philosophy shifted in significant ways during this time.

Based on a comprehensive study of Cage’s letters and ephemera, Haefeli claims that Cage’s work turned away from the more radical actions of the early 1960s to more traditionally conceived and composed music, poetry, and art by the end of the decade. 

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 As previously communicated, Ithaca College will implement a change to the current Paid Time Away (PTA) Policy beginning June 1, 2020. Until the new policy goes into effect on June 1, 2020, all new benefit-eligible staff will continue to have vacation, sick, and personal leave PTA front-loaded in accordance with current policy.

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As communicated previously, this year’s benefits re-enrollment period will be Monday, October 21 through noon on Friday, November 1. Now is a good time to start preparing!

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This year, new hire sessions will continue to be held every other Monday morning October 28 through November 11 (coinciding with the beginning of bi-weekly pay periods).  We will not be holding a session on Monday, November 25, as that is the week of Thanksgiving.  Instead, we will hold a session Monday, December 2, which will be the last session for the year.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, presented We Tell: Fifty Years of Participatory Community Media at Rice Cinema at Rice University in Houston, Texas with cocurator Louis Massiah of Scribe Video on October 4 and 5, 2019.

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The deadline for 2020 winter session undergraduate course proposals is October 21st.

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