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Elizabeth J. Bergman, Aging Studies Associate Professor and Chair, congratulates Nicolette Kittell for winning the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Global Business of Aging Pitch Contest during the 44th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, March 3.  

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Aging Studies faculty Elizabeth J. Bergman, Associate Professor and Chair, and Mary Ann Erickson, Associate Professor, presented at the 44th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education in Atlanta, Georgia, March 1-4. 

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Summer 2018 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent out to all guardians and area coordinators and should be completed by 5:00 PM Friday, March 16.

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All Windows-based PC’s running an outdated version of the Windows operating system (Windows 7, Windows 8) will be upgraded to Windows 10 over Spring Break (March 12-March 16).

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You are invited to the sixth annual IC My Future Retirement Planning Event. Regardless of whether you’ve already begun arranging for your retirement years or even if you haven’t started yet, please join the Office of Human Resources as we bring together organizations skilled at helping employees plan for retirement. Keep your eye on Intercom for more information! 

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 Dan Taylor, Library Systems Specialist, and Terri Ann Coronel, Continuations and Invoicing Specialist,  recently presented "Group Fun: Moving to Alma+Discovery in the Cohort Model" as a webinar for the South Central Regional Library Council.

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Ithaca College is partnering with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier to bring a mobile food pantry to our campus. The food pantry will be back this week - Wednesday, March 7th, in the A&E Center! Additional dates for the rest of the semester can be found below.

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Students may still sign up on Homer for one credit hour courses connected to the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. Some courses have traditional meeting times, others are weekend courses. 

These liberal arts courses cover a variety of topics including how social conflict is portrayed in film, or about the geography of drug use, or why some films are more popular than others...and so on. Students should review the courses online and sign up on Homer. Most courses are listed under GCOM on Homer.

The priority deadline for Summer Housing student positions is approaching fast, on Friday, March 9th. Many positions include on-campus housing!

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Bayly Wheeler, Rhodes College

"DNA sequences and the establishment and maintenance of centromeric heterochromatin"

March 8              
4 pm
CNS 112

All are welcome to attend!

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 What are you doing for spring break? From Sunday, March 11- Friday March 16 think about volunteering on a service trip to the Romero Center in Camden, NJ where you will volunteer at a variety of social service organizations including places such as soup kitchens or after school programs. 

The Romero Center is named after Oscar Romero, a priest from El Salvador, who spoke out against injustices committed against the poor. 

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Walter Byongsok Chon, Assistant Professor of Dramaturgy and Theatre Studies in the Theatre Arts Department, was invited to On TAP, a Theatre and Performance Studies Podcast series, to talk about the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. 

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Due to severe weather during the last screening, The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a second showing of the documentary “Free CeCe!” on Wednesday, March 7. Free and open to the public, the screening will be held at 6 p.m. in Textor 101.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a showing of the documentary “Check It" on Tuesday, March 6, at 6 p.m. in Textor 101. 

At first glance, they seem unlikely gang members. As vulnerable gay and transgender youth in Washington DC, they’ve been shot, stabbed and attacked. Once victims, they’ve now turned the tables. Started in 2009 by a group of bullied 9th graders, now Check It members are creating their own clothing label, putting on fashion shows and working stints as runway models. Life for the Check It can be brutal, but it’s also full of hope and an indomitable resilience. 

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

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Submitted on Behalf of Carole Dennis and Warren Calderone, Co-chairs, Research Council

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Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Program Director, will be co-leading the webinar "Out to Lead: LGBTQ Inclusive Student Leadership Education and Development on Tuesday, March 6 at 2:00 pm.  

Interested participants can register at:

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If you enrolled in a healthcare or dependent care FSA (Flexible Spending Account) in 2017, this is a  reminder, to submit your 2017 Flexible Spending Account eligible claims to PayFlex by March 31, 2018.  (Eligible expenses for plan year 2017.)  Click here to review the complete list of eligible expense items on  Click here for a link to the claim form and fax information.

Ithaca College VITA Program

Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/04/18 

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Free Tax Preparation! Get your tax return completed for free by the Ithaca College VITA program (maximum income of $54,000 for this free service). 

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Volunteers are needed for ITHACON, our local comic book/kids' expo held on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 in the Emerson Suites and Williams Hall.  This event offers a great opportunity for doing community service and working with kids without leaving campus.

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