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

January 25, 2019

During the recent winter break, many facilities employees worked to ensure that the college’s heating systems were functioning, snow and ice removal occurred, and intensive cleaning of classrooms and other campus facilities took place. In addition, the Office of Planning, Design and Construction executed a number of important capital projects to improve your campus. Please visit this link to see a pictorial update of the following projects:

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 Assistant Professor Giovanna Rivero (DMLL, Spanish) published “Resurrección del sujeto político en Vidas perpendiculares: los tiempos de las memorias versus la progresión de la historia” in the prestigious journal Letras Hispanas. The article appeared in the Special Section/Sección Especial: Migraciones sociales/migraciones del cuerpo: (nuevas) constelaciones identitarias personales y culturales, edited by Tatiana Navallo y Albino Chacón (Volume 14, 2018).

Flu season has arrived. Fortunately, if you do get sick, Aetna enrolled employees have 24/7 access to a U.S. boardcertified Teladoc® doctor by phone or video, so you can get the care you need and get back to making memories.

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The Hammond Health Center will be closed from 8 a.m.until 1:30 p.m. on Monday January 28, 2019, so that our staff can attend the Student Affairs and Campus Life Retreat. No services will be available during this time. The Health Center will reopen at 1:30 p.m. for appointments. Medication pick up will also be available after 1:30 p.m.

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Join us for the third annual Ithaca Student Film Festival, hosted by The Studio.

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Students, families, faculty and staff often have questions about the leave of absence or withdrawal process. Those questions should be directed to Christine Wlosinski, Program Assistant in the Office of Case Management,, 607-274-7731 effective January 21, 2019.

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IC Queer People

Contributed by Sybil Conrad on 01/25/19 

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You are cordially invited to a monthly happy hour gathering for IC faculty and staff who are part of the LGBT and ally community.  

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On Saturday, February 2 at 7pm, the Department of Theatre Arts senior class will present the 8th Annual “Wheels for Women” Benefit Cabaret at the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center. We hope you will come out for a wonderful evening of entertainment while helping to change women’s lives on the other side of the world.

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I am pleased to announce that Angela Kramer has been promoted to the Coordinator of Residential Facilities position in Residential Life, effective February 4, 2019.

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GO ABROAD this summer!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/25/19 

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Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2019, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!  Come to a summer study abroad info session for an overview of available opportunities:
- Tuesday January 29, 12:10-1:00 pm, Textor 103
- Monday February 4, 6:00-7:00 pm, Textor 102.

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 All students are welcome to participate in the Kairos V Retreat! Translated as God's time, this retreat is entirely student-led and allows you to pause and reflect during a busy semester on your relationship with God, self and others. This retreat takes place with students from both Ithaca College and Cornell University so it also gives an opportunity to meet new friends from both schools! 

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 What are you doing for spring break? Think about service! The Catholic Community will be offering a trip to the Romero Center in Camden, N.J. Students will participate in their Urban Challenge program which entails volunteering at places like adult day care, nursing homes, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and more! Students will work in Camden, Pennsauken and Philadelphia. 

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Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management & Sustainability

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“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

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There's still time!  Deadline is TODAY at 5:00 p.m. 

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Swipe Out Hunger will host its "swipe drive" during the next two weeks of the spring semester, January 28th through February 11th. 

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As we close in on the last few days of our MLK Celebration week, this is a reminder that there are still plenty of events to attend before the week is through!

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Bri Alderman ’07 MS ’11 (Associate Director of Off-Campus Recruitment) and Lisa Searle (Associate Director of Admission Operations), from the Office of Admission, participated in the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) Winter Institute at Utica College earlier this month.


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The most recent edition of Music Theory Online, the online journal of the Society for Music Theory, features an article describing the editorial history J.S. Bach's violin partitas by Prof. Crystal Peebles. This article also features performances by Prof. Susan Waterbury, which were recorded by Prof. Michael Caporizzo.

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