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3:15-4:15 Friday, April 21 (Taughanock Falls, Campus Center)

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Feminist Nerdcore Rap Artist Sammus (and Cornell PhD student) will perform on Friday, April 21 at 8pm in Emerson Suites at Ithaca College. $3 for Students; $5 General Public. Tickets available at the door and at the IC Campus Center 11am-2pm Wednesday and Thursday

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Pippi to Ripley4: Gender and Sexuality in Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children’s Lit. and Comics. April 21 & 22, 2017. Ithaca College’s Feminist Pop Culture Conference is FREE and open to the public.  Join geek scholars of all ages and stages to talk about texts that range from The Wizard of Oz  to The Walking Dead. Keynote speaker: Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo/Sammus.  

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson, Associate Provost and Interim Chief Diversity Officer.

The Climate Study Workgroup (CSWG) will host two campus presentations on Tuesday, April 25th. The presentations will be held in Textor Hall 103 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. and from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

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April 20 12:10-1:00 pm in Business 301

Institute for Policy Studies fellow Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at IPS, working as a writer, activist and analyst on Middle East and UN issues. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She writes and speaks widely across the U.S. and around the world as part of the global peace movement. She has served as an informal adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East and UN democratization issues.Phyllis has written and edited eleven books. Among them are her new Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer, the 6th updated edition of her popular Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, as well as Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terror and Challenging Empire: How People, Governments and the UN Defy U.S. Power.

Sponsored by the IC Politics Dept.

 

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The 2017 CP Snow Lecture: Bridging the sciences and the humanities

Cathy O’Neil (http://mathbabe.org) is the author of the New York Times bestselling Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. In her talk, Cathy will expose the mathematical models used by government and corporations that shape our future, both as individuals and as a society. These “weapons of math destruction” score teachers and students, sort résumés, grant (or deny) loans, evaluate workers, target voters, set parole, and monitor our health.

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Local law enforcement agencies are searching for a wanted individual who was involved in a trespassing incident on property across Rt. 96B from the college. The suspect may be armed. He is described as a 42-year-old bald white male. While he was not seen on campus and there is no known threat to the college community, you should remain on alert until further notice. Call 911 if you see the suspect.

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contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

ACE/Argus will be unavailable starting April 24, 2017.

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Thursday, April 20th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.  This month, we will learn about enterprise risk management and get an update about year-to-date financials.

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UPDATE (4/19/17): We just got word that Claudia de la Cruz has encountered travel difficulties and is unable to be in Ithaca in time to make the noon presentation.  Today's D&I Discussion Circle will be our regular weekly gathering without a presentation.  

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The Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle invites members of the campus community to attend its weekly gatherings on Wednesdays at noon in Klingenstein Lounge.

At our next gathering on Wednesday, April 19, Claudia de la Cruz will present on the power of hip-hop to influence social change, and her work as part of Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDAC) in the South Bronx. Through bilingual musical performances and educational workshops, RDAC is a space for cultural exchange and education around timely social justice issues.

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Toner Scam Phone Calls

Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 04/18/17 

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Please be advised of a toner scam that is targeting various individuals and departments on campus.

Such scams may involve receiving a phone call asking for your copier's model and serial number and/or telling you that your toner is low.

Toner is included in the maintenance contracts for all fleet copiers managed by Print Production.  Order toner by calling the toll free number listed on the copier and providing the serial number.  Never pay for or order toner from an outside supplier.

Contact me with questions at 4-5701.

 

Contributed on behalf of Beth Reynolds, Interim Controller

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Freeman as the director of procurement.  Doug has served as Ithaca College’s Sourcing Manager since he arrived here in August of 2016.  He  has an in-depth knowledge of procurement and its related processes.  Prior to his arrival at Ithaca College, Doug served as the Director of Purchasing at Syracuse University for nine years.  He also served in other capacities at Syracuse University during his tenure. 

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Do you like food, music, inflatables, and helping your campus community?! Come volunteer at IC Kicks Back right here on campus! The event will be held on campus on May 5th from 2-6 pm! All volunteers will receive a t-shirt for helping! All you have to do is sign up on OrgSync by Sunday, April 16th with your preferred time slots you would like to volunteer! And did I mention, everything is FREE?! Hope to see you there and thank you in advance!

To sign up click here: https://orgsync.com/82141/forms/250542

All are Welcome!

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Professor Michael Twomey of the English Department will deliver a lecture--"The Dangers of Unprotected Text: an Exaugural Lecture"--at Buffalo Street Books, Wednesday, April 19th, at 4pm.

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IC students and other people in the Ithaca community are hosting a massive event on April 22nd at 4pm in the Commons that will empower people to transform our area through loving acts of kindness and focus on unity. Believe in Love is inspired by the Love Button Global Movement, an organization featured in last year’s Super Bowl.

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April is National Financial Literacy Month - check out our website for financial resources and events by clicking here!

The Hartford helps employees protect their family's future by creating a customized and legally binding online will using a simple but comprehensive online questionnaire. 

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Submitted on behalf of Beth Reynolds, Interim Controller

I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone of College policy regarding expenditures for the balance of the fiscal year, which ends on May 31, 2017, so you can plan accordingly.

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RLS 27700 Sustainable Tourism 

Fall 2017 Block II - Mondays 3-4:15 p.m.

Study Abroad in Costa Rica January 2-11, 2018

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Artists 4 Israel

Contributed by Allison Copquin on 04/17/17 

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 Grab your paint brush and head over to the academic quad on Thursday! 

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