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Staff Council's January Meeting Minutes are now posted on our website.

Our next meeting is Thursday, March 23 from 2:00-3:30pm in Gannett 319.

Please join us in celebration of the 2016-2017 Diversity Scholars at Ithaca College on Tuesday, February 28, from 2:30-4:00pm in Clark Lounge. 

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 Congratulations to Lauren McGrath (EM, '17), Lauren Suna (EM, '20), Mia Kimmich Mitchell (CS,'18) and Tea Mdevadze (CS, '20) for winning the "Best Hardware Hack" at the RIT WiCHacks event held February 25 and 26 in Rochester, NY.

Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. In addition to some custom Webinars for IC done by Zoom Staff, DIIS is offering some hands-on in person workshops in the TLC, Friends 101.

Intro to Zoom Hands-on Training (TLC, Friends 101)

This in-person session will introduce participants to the Zoom Web Conferencing system at IC.  After a brief presentation and demonstration of key settings, features and common use cases, participants will be able to log into zoom, customize their profile settings, and join a meeting.  Events.ithaca.edu - Please click "I'm going" and download the calendar file.

  • Wednesday, March 1, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 2, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm
  • Monday, March 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 9, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

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Natiala Serna "La Muna" presents songs from her album Corazón Norte

Whalen 3302
Tuesday 2/28 4-5:30
Free and Open to the Public 

La Muna 
Natalia Serna, aka La Muna, is a Colombian-American musician and sociologist that moved to the border city of Nogales, Sonora as a volunteer at the Kino Border Initiative Soup Kitchen. Corazόn Norte has  been presented at migrant soup kitchens, detention centers, universities and theaters across Mexico, Guatemala and the U.S. Her music on social justice has been used by the Discovery Channel, Two America’s film, Jesuit Refugee Services, Bread for the World, and Creighton Backpacker film El Deportado, among others. 

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Ithaca College Hillel is hosting our annual Shoshana Rudnick Inch-A-Thon fundraiser! 

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Submitted on behalf of Cathy J. Saloff-Coste, MS, RD, CDN, Ithaca College Registered Dietician Nutritionist

February 26 - March 4 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), and the focus this year is on getting screened. The earlier an eating disorder is recognized and treatment begins, the better chance there is for a full recovery. For some, getting screened is their first step toward a life free of an eating disorder.

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder, and 30 million Americans will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Eating disorders are complex potentially life-threatening bio-psycho-social illnesses, not lifestyle choices. They profoundly impact not only those who are ill, but also their friends, family, and the whole community. 

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 The Women's and Gender Studies Program presents a Dissertation Diversity Fellowship talk by Shehnaz Haqqani, Ph.D. candidate in Islamic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  

The talk, "Islamic Feminism: Objectives, Methods, and Trends" will introduce Islamic feminism as a significant development in - and part of broader conversations within - Religious Studies and Women's and Gender Studies. Shehnaz Haqqani will discuss the origins of Islamic feminism, highlight some pioneers of the field, and address major themes and trends in current feminist scholarship as well as the future of Islamic feminism as a field of study.  

 

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Enter to Win an XBOX One (1T ) with 6 games.  We will also draw for a pair of SOL headphones!!  Customers will also receive Burt's Bees Samples (while supplies last).  Don't miss out on this event!

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As usual, the administration has released information about the bargaining process that contains several misleading or outright false statements. As a member of the Contingent Faculty Union bargaining committee for the past 16 months, I am writing to correct several of the inaccuracies put out by the administration:

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The college’s bargaining team met with a federal mediator and SEIU representatives on Tuesday, February 21, and Friday, February 24, for continuing contract negotiations with the bargaining units for our part-time, per-course faculty and full-time contingent faculty.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2018 Senior Class Gift Committee.  

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Posted on behalf of James W. Nolan, Jr. '77, Parent '01

As the chair of the Presidential Search Committee, I’m delighted to be able to express to the Ithaca College community how pleased we are with the selection of Dr. Shirley M. Collado as the ninth president of Ithaca College. It has been deeply rewarding to see how enthusiastically our community has embraced her selection.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the Society Professional Journalists will host IC Professor Raza Rumi Ahmad for a discussion on the state of Press Freedoms in the U.S. as well as across the globe.

The event will take place on Monday February 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Park School Lounge.

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator

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Two weeks till spring break; no shortage of concerts to choose from!

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Click here to let us know how we're doing. You'll receive a prompt at the end of the survey, to enter the drawing to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Save the date and time. BOMBER BLITZ SALE - February 28th, 2017 from 5PM-9PM

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Zoom is offering custom webinar trainings for Ithaca College.   Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. Please register for the webinar using the links below.  You can participate from any device connected to the internet.

Introduction to Zoom
This webinar will introduce you to the features of zoom as well as training on configuring your profile settings and using the session controls.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm 
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Register)

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