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Quick - write it down!

Contributed by Sara Jacobs on 09/16/20 

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Take a Haiku break. Think it. Write it. Submit it. 

*Good news! There's still time for you to submit your original 3-line, 17-syllable haiku poems for the Staff Haiku Project.  Submit your words today at: MY HAIKU.   For information contact Staff Council members: Sara Jacobs and/or Sarah Shank at: sjacobs4@ithaca.edu or sshank@ithaca.edu.

Quick - write it down!

Contributed by Sara Jacobs on 09/16/20 

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Recently overheard on a silent city corner in an empty-filled subway car near a winding country road diner in the middle of a rain-filled desert mirage overlooking the tallest small mountain you never did see: “I bid you farewell for now - I’ve got a Haiku to write!"

*Good news! There's still time for you to submit your original 3-line, 17-syllable haiku poems for the Staff Haiku Project.  Submit your words today at: MY HAIKU.   For information contact Staff Council members: Sara Jacobs and/or Sarah Shank at: sjacobs4@ithaca.edu or sshank@ithaca.edu.

The first whole page article in Greek was published by Phileleftheros, the oldest daily newspaper in Cyprus and the largest by circulation. 

The second interview in English appeared in the Cyprus Mail. Both interviews were concerning the Creative Europe project “Interfaces”, an international, interdisciplinary project focused on creating new models and practices for audience development in contemporary music in Europe, which was awarded over two million dollars in funding by the European Union.  The articles can be found here: 

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 We’ve had a week to examine the density during the designated meal times in Campus Center Dining Hall and we have determined that we could safely reinstate the Faculty & Staff Meal Plan for those who are working on campus this Fall. You may sign up for a meal plan via IC Workflow or download the form on our website.

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Fitness Center Update

Contributed by Sean Reilley on 09/15/20 

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With Ithaca College’s transition to remote instruction this fall, the Fitness Center will remain closed until further notice.  We will share the new health and safety protocols for using the fitness center when we announce our reopening date, but until then please consider the following:

PALS Classes – There are still seats available in multiple sections of Personal Fitness (09300) and Run, Walk, Jog (04000).  Classes are led by intercollegiate athletics coaches and meet twice per week for one block.  Registration is available on Homer.

Group Fitness Classes – Our block 1 schedule can be found on the Recreational Sports website and will begin on Monday 9/14.  Classes are open to the entire campus community, and registration is available on our member portal (Netpass login required).

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Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) announce the launch of a new on-going collaboration, F2F: Faculty to Faculty Salons, beginning on September 30 at 7:30.

The first F2F salon features Dr. Katarzyna Bartoszynska, Assistant Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, who will be interviewed by Dr. Claire Gleitman, Professor of English and Coordinator of the WGST Program. 

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Please join President Collado and members of the senior leadership team for a virtual All-College Gathering on Tuesday, September 22, from 12:10 to 1:05 p.m.

An Outlook calendar invitation with a Zoom link will be sent from president@ithaca.edu directly to your inboxes ahead of the meeting. Please understand that this link is solely for your use as a student, faculty, or staff member and is not to be shared.

Email Jaimie Voorhees in the Office of the President, if you need more information about the gathering.

I am happy to announce our Fall Colloquia schedule! Starting on next Tuesday, September 22, we will host a colloquia speaker every other Tuesday from 12:10 - 1 PM. Many of the speakers have offered to stay afterward and answer whatever questions you might have in a less formal setting! 

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 Claire Gleitman writes on the salience of Beckett's play "Happy Days" to her teaching and her students' learning during Covid.

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InFinity Presentation

Contributed by Melanie Reyes on 09/15/20 

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Please join us for the next InFinity Presentation, September 24th @ 9am.

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 Composer Alvin Singleton's music has been performed worldwide by orchestras such as the Atlanta, Detroit, and Cincinnati Symphony orchestras. A former Fulbright Scholar and Guggenheim Fellow he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2014.

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Meditation can help you cultivate a sense of peace and relaxation, even in the most strenuous of times.

Noon hour meditations are open to participants with any level of meditation experience. Pull up a chair or cushion and join us on Zoom at the link below:

ithaca.zoom.us/j/325253863

Meeting ID: 325 253 863

Passcode: Breathe

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U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Ithaca College as among the top colleges and universities in the nation. In its just-released “Best Colleges 2021,” the publication placed IC as the #9 Best University among the 176 institutions of its kind in the North. It is the highest-ranked such school in New York State. Ithaca College was also cited for the quality of its teaching, for being innovative, and for providing a great value.

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Face Masks for Students

Contributed by Elyse Nepa on 09/14/20 

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Face masks for students who are living on or near campus are available 24/7 in the lobby of Public Safety, and students who reside off campus in the South Hill area can have them delivered once per week by emailing their request to publicsafety@ithaca.edu. The off-campus deliveries are pretty popular, and the officers enjoy supporting and connecting with students!

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Face Masks for Students

Contributed by Elyse Nepa on 09/14/20 

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Face masks for students who are living on or near campus are available 24/7 in the lobby of Public Safety, and students who reside off campus in the South Hill area can have them delivered once per week by emailing their request to publicsafety@ithaca.edu. The off-campus deliveries are pretty popular, and the officers enjoy supporting and connecting with students!

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To recognize the evolving historical meaning of the U.S. Constitution, the Constitution Day organizing committee is asking members of the campus community to watch the World Premier of internationally recognized filmmaker Idrissou Mora-Kpai's pathbreaking documentary film, America Street, and attend the panel discussion on the film.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was a featured presenter at the August 18 Film Quarterly Webinar on We Tell: Fifty Years of Participatory Community Media, the national touring exhibition coprogrammed by Zimmermann and Louis Massiah from Scribe Video. 

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As a reminder, weekly COVID-19 testing is required for all employees planning to regularly access campus this fall. 

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Want to study abroad in 2021-22 or beyond? Not sure how it all works? Don't know what your options are?  We can help you figure it out.  Come to an info session and get the information you need to make it happen! One-on-one advising sessions are also available daily. Start planning your future international adventure now.

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We’ve had a week to examine the density during the designated meal times in Campus Center Dining Hall and we have determined that we could safely reinstate the Faculty & Staff Meal Plan for those who are working on campus this Fall. You may sign up for a meal plan via IC Workflow or download the form on our website.

 

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