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

Students and Colleagues:

For the past several years, around this time I have provided information to the campus community pertaining to an upcoming Project Approval Request (PAR) process.  As many of you are aware, the PAR process provides an opportunity for members of the campus community to request capital funding for construction and renovation projects.

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Wendy Dann, Associate Professor in Theatre Arts, presented "Staging Discovery: How Beginning Directors Learn to Stage Story" at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education in August 2019. She was part of a session entitled "Discovery in Practice and Pedagogy" which included the dramaturg Lindsay Cummings from the University of Connecticut.

Did you know that as an Ithaca College faculty member you have access to more than 15 Microsoft applications that can help streamline your productivity, communication, and collaboration? Visit apps.ithaca.edu and click on the Office 365 Portal to check out the variety of applications available to you. You can also download Office 365 ProPlus applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneDrive, on up to 5 devices!

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The Park School invites the campus community to a panel of faculty, students, and alumni discussing the media’s current and emerging role in our democracy.

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Try something new.... Get PALS credit.... Join novice crew.

Varsity Rowing is looking for beginners to join our NOVICE TEAM! There is a PALS course: Introduction to Rowing to get you started.

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Eric Machan Howd (Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing, Department of Writing) obtained his second graduate degree this past July 05, 2019 in Montpelier, Vermont.

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The application deadline for London Center Spring 2020 is September 15. Review of complete applications has already begun, and will continue on a rolling basis until the deadline. Spring semesters in London sometimes fill before the application deadline, so you should submit your complete application as soon as possible for early consideration.

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First Bomber Weekend is the perfect way for students to get to know IC’s campus!

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Are you planning to study abroad in the spring or summer of 2020?  Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program! The Gilman application cycle for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 early applications recently opened, and the application deadline is October 1, 2019.

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There will be an Orientation Block Party on Monday, August 26 2019.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to welcome the campus community back with our fall exhibition, Ambiguous Territory. The exhibition opens on Wednesday, August 28th, with an opening reception and public celebration on Thursday, September 5th, from 5-7 p.m.

 

 

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Top Hat is a student response system (SRS) to enhance instruction and actively engage students in class. With one subscription students can participate in classroom polling, attendance, assignments and complete online tests and quizzes through a secure platform for all courses using the application.  

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Contributed on behalf of Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Sponsored Research

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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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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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