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This message is to inform the campus community of the cloud recording policy for Zoom. All Zoom meetings and webinars that are recorded in Zoom’s cloud storage are automatically deleted after 120 days. If there is a specific need to save meeting/webinar recordings long-term, Information Technology recommends downloading the files from Zoom and uploading them into Kaltura (media.ithaca.edu).

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that Claudia Ayers, long-time employee at Ithaca College, passed away in her home with her family on July 2 after a courageous 2+ years living with cancer. She will be deeply missed by all those that knew her.

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We know our community has many questions about how the first four weeks of the fall academic calendar will unfold. We appreciate your patience while we work out what the phasing-in process will look like, identify who will be invited to return to campus and when, and discern what types of flexibility will be needed around the delivery methods of courses in those first weeks.

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Dear  IC Community,

A Note from the Dr. Sue-Je Gage's Family:
Please join us in celebrating the amazing life of Dr. Sue-Je Gage on her birthday, Monday, July 13th at 7:00 PM EDT. We hope you will feel free in your own capacity to hear and/or share memories, stories, and thoughts as we remember her wonderful spirit and how she touched many lives through her genuine kindness and passion for justice. 

Serina, Mom, Sarah, and Family 

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Assistant Professor Fae Dremock, Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences,  participated in the Essential Toolkit for Climate Educators workshop/conference sponsored by the Rachel Carson Center (RCC) for Environment and Society (Munich, Germany), July 2-3. The workshop's primary, tangible purpose was to produce a globally accessible climate educator's existential toolkit, including pre-conference lightning videos by educators. A secondary purpose was to cultivate a global network of people working on the climate crisis. The 28 videos, including Fae’s (https://youtu.be/eUrwR3qvJVU ) can be seen on the RCC YouTube Channel. 

Take a short break on Wednesdays to connect with other IC Staff.  

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As announced earlier in the spring semester, Adobe had supplied temporary at-home access (through the student's college account) to Adobe Creative Cloud desktop applications beginning in March of this year. Per the recent Intercom announcement, this interim at-home access provided by Adobe expires July 6, 2020.

Adobe has announced an extension of this program through August 15, 2020 for summer school students that require access to these applications.

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The Neighborhood: A Virtual Hub for LGBTQ+ Families by Family Equality offers LGBTQ+ families and those who wish to form them a robust calendar of virtual activities, including a variety of. Virtual Parent and Caregiver Meet Up Groups.

Sign up using the links for the groups you'd like to join:

QPOC and Partners Peer Support Space, a facilitated peer support space for LGBTQ+ parents of color and their partners. A space to share frustrations, victories, or simply connect with other POC parents.

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The Neighborhood: A Virtual Hub for LGBTQ+ Families by Family Equality offers LGBTQ+ families and those who wish to form them a robust calendar of virtual activities, including a variety of. Virtual Parent and Caregiver Meet Up Groups.

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InFinity Presentation

Contributed by Melanie Reyes on 07/06/20 

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Dear faculty and staff,

Please join William Guerrero, Vice President of Finance and Administration for the next Infinity presentation via Zoom on:

Tuesday, July 21st  from 12:00pm  – 1:00pm, or

Wednesday, July 22nd from 9:00am – 10:00am

VP Guerrero and his team will provide important FY 2020/21 budget updates.

We hope you will join us!

Thank you.

 

 

We are seeking faculty and staff members to volunteer for the College Trained (Process) Advisor position for students involved in cases of sexual misconduct. The College Trained Advisors will be part of a pool available to complainants and respondents as they go through the investigative and judicial processes. 

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We are seeking faculty to volunteer for the College Trained (Process) Advisor position for students involved in cases of sexual misconduct. The College Trained Advisors will be part of a pool available to complainants and respondents as they go through the investigative and judicial processes. 

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We are seeking staff members to volunteer for the College Trained (Process) Advisor position for students involved in cases of sexual misconduct. The College Trained Advisors will be part of a pool available to complainants and respondents as they go through the investigative and judicial processes. 

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The Al-Anon meeting that regularly takes place at Ithaca College in Muller Chapel on Wednesdays at noon (the South Hill Higher Ground Family Group) will be meeting online via Zoom until further notice. Muller Chapel is currently closed. Anyone who is affected by the addiction of a family member or friend is welcome to join the meeting (students, faculty, staff, and community members). Meetings will continue to take place at the same time, Wednesdays from 12 to 1. Click the link below to join, and enter the meeting ID and password if prompted.

   

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"The APA guide to college teaching: Essential tools and techniques based on psychological science" is the result of the work by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Associate and Baccalauteate Education (CABE) Task Force.  

 

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Racism, transphobia, misogyny and homophobia appear hand-in-hand in real life as much as they do on screen. Join the LGBT Center for an online watch party and discussion of Disclosure, an eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television.

Decades-old stereotypes, memes, and tropes in the media both form and reflect our understanding of trans issues have shaped the cultural narrative about transgender people, informing everything from dating and domestic violence, to school policy and national legislation.

Our watch party will include time for discussion with LGBT Center director Luca Maurer.

Sign up to receive instructions on how to join:

Watch the trailer.

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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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Marella Feltrin-Morris (Modern Languages and Literatures) has published the first English translation of “Mondo di carta” ("Paper World," 1909) and "La fede" ("Faith," 1922), two short stories by the Italian writer Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) and winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize for Literature, in volume 32 of the Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, pp. 161-168 and 169-176.

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The next virtual All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering is from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m., Tuesday, July 14. Faculty and staff are invited to submit their questions in advance via this form until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10.

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Each year, Ithaca College is proud to honor our faculty and staff who are celebrating an anniversary milestone or retirement. This is a particularly poignant time as we are unable to celebrate in person, however, we still want to recognize the many contributions and achievements of our committed faculty and staff who reflect the heart and soul of our beloved college.  Special thanks goes to those who are retiring, which is a larger number than usual this year given these unprecedented circumstances. We are saying farewell to so many who have dedicated decades of service to this institution. The legacy you are leaving both in and outside the classroom will continue to live on. We will miss you and we hope to welcome you back to college events once the campus reopens.

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