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 Woohoo! The best first weekend of the year is here. Students- get to know IC’s campus and the greater Ithaca Community this weekend. Below is a complete list of events for the weekend. For details  check out the FBW Engage website and follow @icreslife on Instagram for updates on all the fun!

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The Institutional Review Board will be holding two training workshops this semester for faculty, staff, and students.

 

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A community forum will take place on Tuesday, September 3, to discuss IC’s Strategic Plan implementation design work that is ongoing this fall.  The forum will be held in Textor 102 at 12:10 p.m.

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IC Marketplace just celebrated its 4th birthday, and since its inception Ithaca College users have enjoyed an easy and efficient way to purchase goods and services for their departments.

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On August 8, Michael Twomey (Dana Professor, English, Emeritus) presented a paper at Acadia University's "Malory at 550" conference, which celebrated Sir Thomas Malory's completion of Le Morte Darthur [the death of Arthur] in London in 1469. 

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Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) offers intensive, cohort-based leadership academies designed to develop women leaders in higher education. The HERS Institute has been widely recognized for supportive, inclusive professional development and network-building for women leaders (and leaders-to-be) and has helped to cultivate new generations of well-prepared women leaders in higher education.

If you identify as a woman faculty member and are eager to grow your leadership and administrative skills, you may wish to learn more about the HERS experience at their website: https://www.hersnetwork.org/programs/hers-institute/

We are pleased to announce that, through the Office of the Provost, Ithaca College again will sponsor one faculty member to attend a HERS Institute in the upcoming cycle of institutes. 

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBTQ annual film series at Ithaca College will kick off its 2019–20 schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3, with the documentary Documented. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 6 p.m. in Textor 103.

In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his public struggle as an immigration reform activist/provocateur; and his journey inward as he reconnects with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in 20 years. 

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Verizon has resolved the issue that was preventing Verizon Wireless cell phone users from calling numbers in the Ithaca College phone system.

According to Verizon, there was a problem with the circuit they use to connect to some Ithaca, New York, numbers, including those at Ithaca College. That circuit has been fixed.

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 As part of a National Science Foundation grant, we are gathering information about the issues that children and families face when a child's independent mobility is delayed, or when support is required to be independently mobile.  We would like to speak with parents of children with mobility needs, or individuals who as young children experienced mobility needs. We need just 15 minutes of your time. If you can help, please contact Sharon Stansfield (sstansfield@ithaca.edu) or Carole Dennis (cdennis@ithaca.edu).  Thank you!

The Pantry, the Ithaca College On-site Food Pantry, opens for Fall for students, faculty and staff on Friday, August 30 from 4-5:30pm.  The Pantry is located in the DeMotte Room in Egbert Hall which can be accessed by taking the stairs to the left of the information desk down one level or from outside the building by using the stairs from the upper quads or the academic quad that lead to the back of Egbert Hall.

The pantry has a wide variety of food staples including refrigerated and frozen items as well as personal care items and paper products.

Fall Hours will be Tuesdays from 6-7pm and Fridays from 4-5:30pm.

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Are you looking for a unique and rewarding internship experience? Interested in spending a semester living, interning, and studying in New York City? Information sessions are happening soon for this exciting study away opportunity.

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From Thursday to Saturday (29-31 August), a subsection of the French Ensemble C Barré will be in residence at Ithaca College, giving workshops and masterclasses, recording student composers’ works and performing a concert on Saturday, 31 August at 7pm in the Hockett Recital Hall. The ensemble is based in Marseille and Paris, France. In Ithaca, they will present an eclectic program for mandolin, guitar and harp giving  several U.S. premieres of new works by Mikel Urquiza, Hans Werner Henze, Birke Bertelsmeier, Frédéric Pattar and Ithaca College Assistant Professor in Music Composition, Evis Sammoutis. The ensemble's visit is made possible thanks to a French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) New Music Fund Grant, with additional support provided by the Special Events and Guest Artists (SEGA) Series at Ithaca College.   

 

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In order to safely facilitate First Bomber Weekend fireworks, N-Lot (practice fields) will be closed beginning at 5PM on Friday, August 30th.  Vehicles parked in the lot during the day must be moved by this time.

 

Opioid overdose has been described as a national epidemic. Recently the U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory recommending that naloxone be made widely accessible to the public so that non-medical bystanders may effectively intervene to save a life in such cases. While IC has been fortunate in that we have not directly experienced the loss of a student or employee from an opioid overdose, we are taking proactive, preventive measures.

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CAPS plans to continue a new service that was piloted during the spring 2019 semester.  “Let’s Talk” is a drop-in service that offers informal, confidential consultations with a CAPS counselor at various locations around campus.  We plan to expand the program from 3 sites to 5 sites (listed below) for fall 2019. Let’s Talk is open to all IC students.

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The All-College Gathering will be at the Campus Center, in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 29. You are welcome to arrive as early as 11:45 a.m. for light refreshments and an opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues.

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The personal property insurance offered to our students is also available for Faculty.  This is an ideal way to cover electronic devices with low deductibles and minimal cost along with other personal property. This insurance can cover your belongings if they are accidentally damaged, stolen, vandalized or suffer damage from water, fire, smoke, etc.  

You can find additional details about this important coverage and the link to apply here.

Don't delay if you purchase before 9/1/2019 there is no waiting period. 

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The personal property insurance offered to our students is also available for Staff.  This is an ideal way to cover electronic devices with low deductibles and minimal cost along with other personal property. This insurance can cover your belongings if they are accidentally damaged, stolen, vandalized or suffer damage from water, fire, smoke, etc.  

 You can find additional details about this important coverage and the link to apply here.

Don't delay if you purchase before 9/1/2019 there is no waiting period. 

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Ithaca College will hold a shelter-in-place drill for the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life in Muller Chapel on the morning of Thursday, August 29. Muller Chapel will be completely closed to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on that date. Any incoming phone calls during that time will be forwarded to voicemail.

Only the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will be involved in the drill. The rest of the campus will be unaffected.

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New Laptop Kiosk!

Contributed by Madelyn Schwartz on 08/27/19 

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Information Technology is pleased to announce the new Laptop Kiosk installation in Friends Hall, just outside of Room 110C. The kiosk provides Ithaca College students with 24-hour access to loaner laptops, which has several of the same applications available in the computer labs.

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