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On Sunday, July 28 between 6:00 AM and Noon there will be an outage of the campus telephone and voicemail systems to perform equipment maintenance. While the phone system is unavailable:

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 Laura Kuo presented her research at the 10th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on June 17.

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An experienced professional with a proven record of engaging constituencies to create a positive impact on philanthropy at both public and private colleges and universities has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Ithaca College. Wendy Kobler, who currently holds the same title at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, will join the college on Sept. 1.

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Janet Galván was the artistic director and conductor of the festival chorus for the KI Concerts tour to Rome, Italy from July 5 to July 11.   She rehearsed choral ensembles from Florida, New Jersey, San Paulo, Brazil, and Rome, Italy.  The intergenerational choir ranged in age from 8 to 83 and performed works by W.A. Mozart, Cesar Franck,  Luigi Cherubini, Giuseppe Verdi, Moses Hogan, Raymond Wise, Daniel Rufino Afonso, and Richard Smallwood.  The chorus also premiered a work by Brazilian composer, Cezar Elbert. The festival chorus performed a festival concert at Sant’Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio in Rome.  Galván also led the chorus in a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.

Professors Hamilton and Pfaff wrote an essay that is Chapter 4 in the book Mathematics for Social Justice: Resources for the College Classroom edited by Gizem Karaali and Lily S. Khadjavi (2019). MAA Press: An Imprint of the American Mathematical Society. 

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The Office of Student Engagement is looking for a staff or faculty member to travel with volunteers to Buffalo this fall! Advisers are an important part of our Alternative Breaks program, as they provide guidance and oversight on each of our trips.

Students on the AFB trip to Buffalo will be volunteering with Journey’s End Refugee Services and the Food Bank of Western NY. The goal of the trip is for students to see how these organizations serve and provide resources to residents of Buffalo. The group will stay in an Airbnb in Buffalo while on the trip. On the last day of the trip, the group will have free time to explore the area around Buffalo!

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 YUMMING SOON! We're offering brand new things at your favorite locations this Fall! 

We'ree our Gimme! Coffee locations to Park School Café and to Campus Center (formerly Freshëns)!  We'd also like to announce that we're welcoming Chick N Bap to IC Square Food Court, Purity Ice Cream to Campus Center (formerly Freshëns) and Ithaca Coffee Company to Library Café!   

Click here for more information about our newcomers to see what they're bringing to the table! 

ECM / IC Workflow will be unavailable due to maintenance on two upcoming dates:

  • Thursday, July 18th, 6:00-6:30 AM
  • Friday, July 19th, 3:00-6:00 PM

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
607-274-1000

(The following message is being posted on behalf of Dr. Timothy Carey, Associate Vice President, Facilities)

Colleagues:

The Facilities team is busily preparing your campus for the upcoming academic year. We are committed to executing numerous capital projects during the compacted summer construction season so that the academic year instructional program is not impacted in any way. For those of you who are on campus during all or portions of the summer months, our apologies for the occasional noise, dust and other inconveniences associated with these kinds of construction efforts. I sincerely thank you for your patience as we work to improve your campus.

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Remember to register for Fresh Fest before August 5th! This early move-in program, sponsored by Hillel in partnership with Ithaca College First Year Experience, provides new students the opportunity to settle in two days early, make friends in a smaller group setting, and get situated before the crowds arrive. 

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Ithaca Shakespeare Company’s 2019 summer season opened July 11th and runs through July 28th.

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Ithaca College will hold a shelter-in-place drill on the morning of Wednesday, July 17, in the Office of Business and Finance on the ground floor and 14th floor of West Tower. The ground floor entrance and 14th floor will be completely closed to the public from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Any incoming phone calls during that time will be forwarded to voicemail.

Only the Office of Business and Finance will be involved in the drill. The rest of the campus will be unaffected.

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is working with offices across campus to develop individualized emergency response plans, and the drill will provide an opportunity for employees who work in facilities administration to practice responding to an active-shooter type situation. The drill will not include any simulated attack, but rather will commence and conclude with an announcement to employees who work in the administration building.

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The Office of Student Engagement is looking for a staff or faculty member to travel with volunteers to Buffalo this fall! Advisers are an important part of our Alternative Breaks program, as they provide guidance and oversight on each of our trips.

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   The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday July 16th 5-6pm and Friday July 19th 2-3:15pm . It will also be open next week Tuesday July 23rd 5-6pm and Friday July 26th 2-3:15pm 

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Psychology Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn has published "Distinguishing between Need Support and Regulatory Focus with LIWC" in Collabra: Psychology, the open-access flagship journal of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science.

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Don't miss the priority deadline to apply for First Look, the Pre-orientation program designed specifically for First-Generation Students!
 

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Project Look Sharp Executive Director, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, and Manager of Professional Development and Promotions, Kelsey Greene, recently presented at the National Association for Media Literacy (NAMLE) Conference in Washington D.C., which was held from June 26 - 28.

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Fall 2019 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications were sent to all guardians and area coordinators on Tuesday, July 2nd. All questionnaires must be completed by 5pm on Friday, July 19th.

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As you may have read in the news, there is concern over how Zoom’s video conference software starts up (on macOS, Windows, and mobile devices) with the camera enabled by default. 

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Do you want to get settled in Ithaca early this fall?  Become a Move In Crew Volunteer and help welcome new students to our community!  They will arrive on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

 

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