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fixIT shop Thanksgiving Break hours are as follows:

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Mark your calendar for the Annual Ithaca College Startup Demo Day, hosted at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on Nov. 13 at 5 p.m.

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 One hundred and sixty-one students were inducted into the Oracle Honor Society on November 5th, 2018 at a ceremony held in Emerson Suites.

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Dear Ithaca College Students, Faculty and Staff, 

As co-chairs of the Vice President for the Human and Organizational Development, Innovation, and Planning search committee, we write to you with news on our progress and next steps.  

Our executive search firm, Witt/Kieffer, publically launched a nationwide search in late October and the response has already proven robust and with great interest.  Our Witt/Kieffer consultants will continue with broad outreach to a diverse group of leaders who have the experience, vision and drive necessary to assume this dynamic new role.

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Earn three credits by presenting on your pop culture obsession and helping to  organize Ithaca College's Feminist Pop Culture conference.

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 Julia Cozzarelli, Professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, has had an article published in the journal Quaderni d'Italianistica.  

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The Division III football rivalry between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland will reach new heights in 2019, when the annual Cortaca Jug game moves to MetLife Stadium — home to the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets. Once referred to by Sports Illustrated as “the biggest little game in the nation,” the contest will take place at the invitation of the New York City Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NFF).

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As the former splendor of our early monastic sites fades somewhat into the landscape, so frequently does their place in the consciousness and affection of their surrounding communities. Ensuring that the folk traditions and history of these sites remains in the public mindset requires vigilance, continued archaeological research and a creative, holistic approach to working with local communities throughout the county. With that in mind the Irish Archaeology Field School and Ithaca College undertook to support a series of small research initiatives in 2017 at a limited number of monastic sites in Offaly, namely at Saint Brendan’s (Birr), Roscomroe, and Seir Kieran. This paper focuses on the past, present, and possible future research at the largest and most extant of these sites – Seir Kieran

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Corrine Yap, graduate student at Rutgers University will perform her one-woman play, "Uniform Convergence" in Williams 225 on Nov 12 from 4-5.

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Dr. Lynn Gitlow will receive the International Service Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) at the Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony Saturday, April 6, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Can’t fit your Natural Science Triple-I or Identities Themes & Perspectives course in your Spring schedule or want to get ahead? Take it on-line in just 10 days this Winter Session!

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Spring 2019 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications were sent to all guardians and area coordinators on Thursday, November 1st. All questionnaires must be completed by 5pm on Thursday, November 15th.

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Are you interested in learning more about the collaboration tools available in Office 365? We are pleased to announce some upcoming training sessions which will provide a general overview of Microsoft Teams and Planner.

Click here to sign up for an in-person or remote training session.

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Rosanna Ferro:

Dear Campus Community,

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Ithaca Firsts (from the Office of New Student and Transition Programs) is so excited to celebrate First Generation Student Celebration Day on Thursday, Nov. 8! 

We can't wait to celebrate all of the wonderful achievements of our first-generation community at Ithaca College.  

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Please be aware that scheduled maintenance for Kaltura will take place on the Kaltura East Coast Data Center network system this weekend according to the timeline below. This maintenance will improve performance and stability, and support increasing bandwidth demand and scalability of the system. Ithaca College uses Kaltura to power media in Sakai and, as well as for live streaming of events.

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Paula Twomey, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures published another book entitled "Communicative Activities for Real-Life Situations: Role-Play for the Entire Class" due out around Christmas. 

Ithaca College is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition.  They are as follows:

First Place:  Vance Berk, Songbird on the Wire 

Second Place:  David Eversole, Shoo, Fly

Third Place:  Eugene Ramos, When Waterdrops Have Worn the Stones of Troy

This year’s winners will receive prizes of $250, $150 and $100 respectively.

The competition honors excellence in a short script displaying strong contemporary social themes in the science fiction and horror genres that are in the tradition of Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone or Night Gallery.  It is open to non-produced or non-optioned writers only.

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We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” our goal this year is $32,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where we reside. Here is our chance to help.

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On October 16, 2018, SHRM which is the largest global human resources membership association posted an article written by Delphia Howze, Director of Employee Relations and Development.  The article is titled “Creating a Safe Space for Inclusive Dialogue” and provides readers with high-level considerations that will aid in setting the stage for productive discussions on the topic of Diversity & Inclusion.   

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