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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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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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Click Here to view and download the Fall Break Hours of Operation. 

Best of luck with midterms and have a safe and happy Fall Break! 



The second Pop-Up Pub of the semester will be Fall-themed and will happen in the Towers Marketplace tonight.

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The application window for the 2020-21 cohort of President’s Fellows is now open! Six people—two faculty, two staff, and two students—will be selected for this program, which is designed to take participants out of their regular work or academic environments to develop their leadership skills and pursue an area of interest within a cohort-based context.

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October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), a national community mobilization and social marketing campaign to raise HIV awareness and promote HIV testing, prevention and education. 

This year’s theme, “We're fighting this together,” integrates efforts on raising HIV/AIDS awareness, promotion of HIV testing, prevention and education.

For resources and information, visit the National Latino AIDS Awareness Day website. HIV/AIDS resources are also available for the campus community. Additional information, supplies, resources and referral can also be obtained through several campus offices, including the Resource Rooms of the Center for Health Promotion and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services.

In today's complex media world of "fake" news and social media feeds, it is crucial for all students to develop the ability to analyze, evaluate and create media messages in multiple forms.  

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2019 IC Data Day will take place on Wednesday, October 30th in Clark and
Klingenstein Lounges and the Neeson Marketing Analytics Lab, Room 204, Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise.

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No Pressure Blood Pressure is a free service provided by the Department of Exercise Science and the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic.

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Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, and more!

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Dr. Dyani Taf, Lecturer in English at IC, has published an article on Chaucer in the prestigious journal, Studies in Philology.  

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Midterm Grading is available in HomerConnect as of, October 2nd for full term classes (please note midterm grading is not available for block courses).

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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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Contributed on behalf of La Jerne Terry Cornish, Provost & Sr. VP for Academic Affairs:

I am pleased to provide the following update to the campus community regarding staffing within the Office of the Provost:

Rowan Larkin joined our team on September 4 as the Office of the Provost Receptionist.  Their responsibilities include supporting the Phi Kappa Phi and Oracle Honor Societies, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), the Academic Challenge and Mini grants, the ROTC program, Title IX and other internal duties.  Rowan is a recent Ithaca College graduate (Summa cum laude, May 2019) with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Minor in Asian Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.

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Join us this Tuesday at 12:15 PM for Yoga in the Chapel in the Gathering Hall led by Elyse Nepa. 

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