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The Whalen Symposium is a great opportunity for students to present their original research and creative work. The submission process is now open until March 1st, 2020.

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At its recent meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees elected 1989 School of Business graduate Kimberly Zeoli to a four-year term on the board.  

Zeoli is a partner in the national Risk and Financial Advisory practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP, based in Boston, and is the leader of Deloitte’s New England Industry Program and Health Care practice. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2000, Zeoli had been with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Upstate New York in the Syracuse and Buffalo offices.

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 President Collado invites faculty and staff to the Ithaca College end-of-year celebration. You are welcome to bring a guest and enjoy hors d'oeuvres, music, and dancing on Thursday, December 19, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites. Faculty and staff who RSVP will receive a complimentary drink ticket. Come and celebrate the year's end with your friends and colleagues.

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International Concert Pianist, Chair of the University of Arizona Piano Department and Co-director of the Chautauqua Summer Piano Institute, John Milbauer to present a recital, a master class and a talk in Whalen this coming Sunday, December 8th, 2019.

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Bob Iger ’73 and his wife, Willow Bay, have generously committed to a $1 million gift to establish the Iger-Bay Endowed Scholarship at Ithaca College in support of academic excellence and the institution’s goal of becoming a national model for colleges committed to the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

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 The CAPS coat drive is still going.

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Raul Palma, Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, published his short story "Never Through Miami" in The Greensboro Review.

The story was inspired by his 2017 research trip to Cuba. In conversation with Roberto Quesada's novel by the same, the story examines tensions between the Cuban enclave in Miami and Cubans in their home country, particularly those in the tourism sector. 


Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SLPA) faculty, students, alumni, and collaborators presented at the ASHA 2019 convention.  

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The deadline has been extended to apply to be a part of the 2020-21 cohort of President’s Fellows. Applications are now welcome through Wednesday, Dec. 11. Applications must be submitted online.

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Dan Verderosa, writer and content specialist in the Office of College Communications, has left Ithaca College to take on a new job at Cornell University.

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Over the past year, a working group of faculty, staff, and students has been exploring contemplation and mindfulness practices at Ithaca College. In order to gain a sense of how many faculty and staff are teaching courses that include content and guidance related to meditation, mindfulness or contemplation, we are asking faculty to please contact us if this pertains to courses currently taught. Please send the course number and title and a brief description of the mindfulness or meditation content to Questions can be directed to Julia Lapp -, Mary Ann Erickson - or Hierald Osorto

 Hi, this survey is for our final project in our Honors Seminar class: Food as Communication. We want to know where you eat in Ithaca and why. This would help us to form a consensus regarding students preferences in the service and quality of food at restaurants. In addition, we can provide your feedback to some of the restaurants in Ithaca! It would be greatly appreciated if you fill out the survey. :)

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana student Internship Programs are invited to submit applications for the Summer 2020 OR 2020-2021 Academic Year!

The program is designed to provide educationally valuable work experience for those students currently receiving need-based financial aid from Ithaca College. Awards are highly competitive and are generally limited to current freshman, sophomore, and junior students with a 3.0 GPA or above. 

For more information and application link please visit:

Office of the Provost - Dana Student Internship Program 

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On Thursday, November 14, 2019, Professor Zenon Wasyliw gave an invited talk at SUNY Cortland.

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Ithaca College will hold a shelter-in-place drill for the Roy H. Park School of Communications at noon on Friday, December 6th. The Park School building, including Park Café, will be closed to the public from Noon to 12:20 p.m. on that date. Classes will be held as scheduled. Any incoming phone calls to offices during that time will be forwarded to voicemail.

Only the Roy H. Park School of Communications and Park Café will be involved in the drill. The rest of the campus will be unaffected.

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is working with offices across campus to develop individualized emergency response plans, and the drill will provide an opportunity for those who work in the Park School to practice responding to an active-shooter type situation.

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This Thursday 12/5 in Clarke Lounge from 6-8 PM, Stop by to check out HEARD's art showcase and learn about HEARD. On display will be artwork created in collaboration with the residents at MacCormick Secure Center. We look forward to seeing you!

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VoiceThread Webinars

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The Teaching and Learning with Technology team in collaboration with VoiceThread invite you to join us for the following live webinars. These 1-hour interactive webinars are specially designed for Ithaca College instructors. There will be an open Q&A throughout the session and a TLT staff member will be available to provide additional 1:1 hands-on support. You can attend in-person or through the Zoom link provided.  

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As was previously communicated, this week marked the last new hire session for 2019.  In order to ensure a smooth transition from Parnassus to IC HR Cloud, Manager Self-Service in Parnassus will be disabled on December 8, 2019.  Therefore, in addition to new hires, there will be a freeze on promotions, transfers, reclassifications, re-organizations, and department name changes until January 2020 when we go live with IC HR Cloud.  

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Anthropology professor Lisa Corewyn, PhD, publishes paper in the Journal of Primatology

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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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