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Support our first-year students in the ICSM program by attending the Third Annual Ithaca Seminar Symposium between 12 noon and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, in Emerson Suites. Nearly 400 students will present traditional poster sessions, give individual readings, and share group/individual presentations.

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Aaron Weinberg, Professor of Mathematics, presented "Identifying Students' Attentive Fidelity for Calculus Instructional Videos" at the 41st annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, held November 14-17, 2019.  This was collaborative work done with several investigators including Matt Thomas (Assistant Professor of Math) and students Jessica Tornai '20 and Kimberly Newman '19.   

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Megan Martinez, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, presented "Bijections between permutation and inversion sequence classes" at the Fall Meeting of the AMS Southeastern Section, held at the University of Florida on November 3, 2019.  

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Cristina Gomez, Associate Professor of Math and Education, gave a presentation at the Fall Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State on Saturday, November 16, in Rochester, NY.   The 60-minute presentation was titled "Organizing a Math Fair".  

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Apple released macOS Catalina (version 10.15) on October 7th. Because this operating system is so new and it has the potential for unexpected problems or software incompatibility, IT is blocking the install of Catalina on College-owned computers for now. Please note that the blocking mechanism is less intuitive than we would like, as it appears as if it is downloading the upgrade, but will not allow the installation.  

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI and ICC DV) CRN# 30033, focuses on how new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. We will also focus on how digital media has impacted the construction of individual and group identities, challenged inequality, and given a voice to people and populations that have been systematically marginalized.

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The Next Storm is a dark and humorous look at the impact that the climate crisis has had on our community. Set in the not-so-distant-future, our story follows an ensemble of characters as they face the struggle between apathy, anger, and action. Who’s gets to decide the course forward and what are we willing to sacrifice? What happens when students and bureaucrats, parents and developers, idealists and realist come head to head over the best course toward climate resiliency?

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We're gearing up for Thanksgiving and featuring two special dinners this week in the dining halls! Please Click Here for Dining Services' hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break.

Stop by Terrace Dining Hall tonight (Wed., 11/20) for Thanksgiving Dinner

Come on down tomorrow night (Thurs., 11/21) to try Campus Center Dining Hall's special Harvest Menu

 

Please join us for a Transgender Day of Remembrance Gathering to honor and mourn transgender and gender non-conforming people whose lives have been lost to violence this past year in the US. It will take place on Wednesday November 20 in Muller Chapel. It will begin at 12:15 PM and end at 12:50 PM.

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Elizabeth Medina-Gray, Assistant Professor in the department of Music Theory, History, and Composition in the School of Music, has published an article on video game music in Music Theory Online, a peer-reviewed flagship journal of the Society for Music Theory.

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Ithaca College was recently recognized by the Institute of International Education as a “Leading Institution for Study Abroad” for Master’s Level Institutions in the category of “Mid-Length Study Abroad” experiences. IC is identified as number four in the nation for institutions of this type and in this category, reflecting only those study abroad experiences that result in academic credit. 

The team at the Office of International Programs and Extended Studies, led by Assistant Provost Dr. Tanya Saunders, is due credit and congratulations for their diligent efforts to make study abroad experiences accessible to IC students and to support them before, during, and after their study. Please extend thanks to Dr. Saunders, Rachel Gould, Diana Dimitrova, Mimi Wright, and Martha Van de Wall not only for the variety of ways they help students’ dreams of experiencing international programs become reality but also for their support of our international student population here at IC.

 The Fitness Center will be operating with reduced hours over Thanksgiving Break. Our hours of operation will be:

Friday 11/22: 7:00am - 2:00pm

Saturday 11/23 - Sunday 11/24: CLOSED

Monday 11/25: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday 11/26: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday 11/27 - Sunday 12/1: CLOSED

We will reopen with our regular academic year hours on Monday 12/2/19.

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On Thursday, November 21st from 12 pm – 4 pm, you're invited to bring your Ithaca College owned laptop to the Information Technology Service Desk located in Job 104 for this month’s 'health check' and 'tune up'.  Enjoy light refreshments as the IT team ensures your laptop is secure, operating efficiently and provides insight into best practices / tips and tricks that will enhance your computing experience.   We look forward to seeing you there!

The IT Service Desk Team 

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President Collado is hosting a year-end party for faculty and staff on Thursday, December 19 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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On Thursday, November 21st from 6:00-7:00 AM there will be an outage of the campus voice mail system due to maintenance.

Users and callers will not have access to the voicemail system during the outage; voicemail messages can neither be retrieved nor recorded. Callers will hear a recorded message telling them to call back after the end of the maintenance window (7:00 AM). This will not impact telephone dial tone or general telephone use. The campus Emergency Notification System will continue to function during the voicemail maintenance. 

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall
servicedesk@ithaca.edu

607-274-1000 

Staff members from the Office of State Grants attended the HEOP Professional Organization's Annual Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration November 6-8th. Director Lynn Cortese and Assistant Director Tiffany Valentin presented on Transparent Leadership in Summer Programs, and Counselors Sihaya Moraleda and Denise Polanco presented with Cornell University colleagues on Crafting a Student-Centered NYSOP (New York State Opportunity Programs) Conference. Valentin and Cortese also received service recognitions for their 5 and 10 years of service to the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program.

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Calling all PayFlex Members!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/19/19 

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As a part of PayFlex's CVS Pharmacy partnership, we have another discount to offer. All PayFlex members can now enjoy 20% off all CVS Health brand items – regardless if it’s an eligible health care expense. That’s right, a special perk just for being a PayFlex member.

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Associate Professor Elisabeth Nonas is retiring at the end of this semester.  Please join us in honoring her enormous contributions to our community and wish her well in the next chapter of her story on December 6 from 4-5:30 in Park 223.

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 Want to learn about Asian Americans and fulfill ICC credit? 

CSCR 11000: Introduction to Asian American Studies

Fulfills: ICC Diversity, ICC Themes and Perspectives: Identities and Power and Justice

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 Ithaca College African and Drumming Ensemble dedicate performance to  Cortaca victory.

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