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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense session.

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 Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology

Teaching and Learning with Technology (IT) is upgrading Sakai on Monday, August 14th. Sakai will be inaccessible from 5:30 am - 2:30 pm. Staff will be testing the system after the upgrade to make sure all functionality is restored by 5:00 pm. Any content you have created before August 14th will be available after the upgrade.

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The Campus Center was originally scheduled to be closed on Sunday, August 13, 2017 due to the campus-wide power shut down.

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Nathan's research project while at Ithaca College resulted in the paper Figures and First Years: An Analysis of Calculus Students' Use of Figures in Technical Reports, which appeared in the recent issue of Numeracy. The paper is available at http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/numeracy/vol10/iss2/art10/. 

Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of IC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or report your concerns via ICare Team.

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Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry were featured at the 2017 National Association of Media Literacy Educators Conference, “Engaging Citizens, Building Community”. The conference was held on June 26-28th at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL.

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Professor of Math Tom Pfaff's blog Sustainability Math has been named one of the top 75 Sustainability Blogs by Feedspot.  The blog provide quantitative literacy and math resources for instructors interested in infusing sustainability into their teaching.  Check it out at sustainabilitymath.org.

Math major, Britney Mazzetta, presented her research, "Predicting U.S. Childhood Obesity through Mathematical Modeling", at the MAA MathFest in Chicago, July 26-29.  She was awarded a Student Speaker Award from Pi Mu Epsilon, the national honor society for mathematics.

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Teribury to the position of Sergeant.

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management would like to thank and wish good luck to Malorie Kerry as she departs for a new opportunity at Cornell University!  

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There will be a brief interruption of access to Lynda.com between noon and 12:30 on Thursday, August 10th while Information Technology updates the authentication method to this service. We apologize for any inconvenience. Afterwards, you may have to login into this service again through your web browser or devices with your Netpass username and password.

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The following message is being provided on behalf of Ernie McClatchie, Director of Maintenance, Grounds and Transportation:

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Please read about an insurance program that is offered to Ithaca College students and employees. This annual insurance policy covers personal property worldwide. The College does not benefit in any way from this program. However, it is an attractive option, including a low insurance deductible, if you are seeking coverage for your personal belongings, such as computer, mobile devices, items at home, etc. For more detail, please view http://ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/property/personal_property/

Please read about an insurance program that is offered to Ithaca College students and employees. This annual insurance policy covers personal property worldwide. The College does not benefit in any way from this program. However, it is an attractive option, including a low insurance deductible, if you are seeking coverage for your personal belongings, such as computer, mobile devices, items at home, etc. For more detail, please view http://ithaca.edu/riskmanagement/property/personal_property/.

Ithaca College has become the fifth higher education institution in the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network, an intergenerational initiative focused on cultivating courageous leadership among college women who possess the skills necessary to move discourse forward on some of the most challenging social issues on their campuses and in their communities. The BOLD initiative is being funded by The Pussycat Foundation, a private foundation established to honor the late Helen Gurley Brown, the legendary editor of Cosmopolitan magazine.

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The Fitness Center will be closed on Saturday 8/12 and Sunday 8/13.  We will resume our summer hours on Monday 8/14.

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 Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Finger Lakes Geriatric Center are sponsoring their first Clinical Training Fellowship in Palliative Care.  Over the next year, seven mental health clinicians will receive evidence-based training in trauma-informed hospice and palliative care.  

 

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Sarah Sutton, Assistant Professor of Art, will be exhibiting her work as a part of the Upstate NY Painting Invitational at Main Street Arts, in Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Dates: August 26, 2017-October 6, 2017

Hours:  Tues-Sat 11-6

 

   

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 Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Walter Byongsok Chon and Associate Professor Chrystyna Dail presented at ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) Conference in Las Vegas, NV. 

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Use of the Writing Center is a free service provided to all members of the Ithaca College campus community. Please consider including information on the Writing Center in your syllabus this fall. 

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