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In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Provost’s Office is convening The Provost’s Task Force on ICC Revision to advance the development of the Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC). Following an extensive program review in 2018-2019 and follow-up meetings and data collection from stakeholders in Spring 2019, a Task Force will be charged with continuing the work of prioritizing, researching, and proposing revisions to the ICC.

The membership of the Task Force will include the following members of our campus community: 

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Janet Galván, Director of Choral Activities at Ithaca College, was Artist in Residence at Mississippi State University from September 5th to September 8th.    

She worked with the Mississippi State Singers and conducted them in a concert. She provided workshops for high school choirs and the Mississippi State Chamber Singers.  She also presented two sessions for area music teachers. 

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans are now available on IC Workflow! Click here to opt in or reload!

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This fall, the Herbert Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University is presenting "how the light gets in," a Museum-wide exhibition of contemporary art about the movement of people across the globe, and the welcome cracks that develop in our notions of borders and nation states.

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Apple has determined that, in a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units, the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and product eligibility is determined by the product serial number.

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Become a mentor to a high school student through the Ithaca College BOLD Program!

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This year, the Office of the Provost will host several informal “Updates from the Office of the Provost” open house meetings for any interested faculty, staff, and students. These gatherings will serve as an opportunity for updates and conversations related to initiatives in Academic Affairs. The meetings are open to all, and we have been able to schedule them across the campus, in a variety of spaces, in an effort to make them accessible to colleagues and students in various locations. 

Please mark your calendars and join us on any or all of the following occasions. 

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After more than 15 years, we will be retiring the myIthaca tool as we integrate more robust technologies to engage prospective and enrolling students. Please join us to celebrate!

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Are you exploring external research positions for summer? Chemistry & Biochemistry students will present on their summer research experiences across the country. Come learn about their exciting external research, their application process, and their experiences at other institutions. 

All presentations will be held in CNS 333
Pizza will be provided


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We no longer live in a world where you can simply clock in and out of a 9-5 job and expect to advance your career. The way we communicate with one another has shifted drastically in the digital age. Now, employers are demanding that their workforce has the “complete package.”

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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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 Ithaca College Environmental Health and Safety personnel will be conducting fire evacuation drills for all campus owned and occupied buildings during the next few weeks. 

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Top Hat along with Teaching & Learning with Technology will be offering a Lunch & Learn Workshop on Wednesday, September 11 from 12:00 pm until 2:30 pm in Friends 110c.

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Please join William Guerrero, Vice President of Finance and Administration this Wednesday, September 11th from 9:00am – 10:00am in Emerson Suite A. The meeting will include current year financials, next year budget updates, and division updates.

On behalf of the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, we would like to invite you to join us in Muller Chapel this Wednesday, as we mark together 18 years since the tragedies of 9/11.

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

Campus Community Members:

Facilities Services Appreciation Week is traditionally celebrated each Fall during the second week in September. Recognized worldwide as Housekeeper Appreciation Week since 1981, this program honors the efforts and dedication of professionals who maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for their colleagues and the public. 

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Catherine Taylor and Nicholas Muellner, Co-Directors of the Image Text Ithaca Press and MFA Program, were featured in an article at Aperture, the leading international photography organization, which reports that, "Image Text Ithaca is leading the way in experimental and hybrid image-text photobooks."

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Established through contributions from staff, faculty, and friends of James J. Whalen, Ithaca College’s 6th president, in honor of his 22 years of service to the College.

This award is granted to eligible staff members in a degree program at Ithaca College. The money can be used to pay for books and defray other educational costs. Candidates for the J.J. Staff Scholar Award must be full-time staff members of the College; matriculated in a degree program; have completed at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree, or pursuing a graduate-level degree, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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 Paula Twomey, DMLL adjunct Spanish instructor, has recently published Great Spanish Art: Write About It! with Teacher’s Discovery.

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Read the Fall 2019 newsletter to learn about student and faculty achievements that include participating in groundbreaking field work and receiving national recognition for their accomplishments, alumni news, new (and retiring) faculty and staff, and more.



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