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Fundamental is a mini docu-series created by the Global Fund for Women. Learn more about the series here

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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a session with Joseph Silino can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

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Audrey Lang, recent alum from the Department of Theatre Arts, was interviewed on Playbill.com about her new play in development for the 2020 Pride Plays Festival, You Have to Promise.

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School of Music's Dr. Janet Galván, Director of Choral Activities, was a panelist for the Pennsylvania American Choral Directors Association’s Summer Online 2020 opening presentation on Sunday, June 7.   

 

 

 

 

We Remember, We Act

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 06/12/20 

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Today we remember:

  • the 49 victims and 53 survivors of the Pulse Nightclub shooting that took place four years ago today
  • Dominique Rem’mie Fells of Philadelphia and Riah Milton of Liberty Township, Ohio, two Black transgender women reported dead this week.
  • George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery
  • the seven Black transgender women killed in Florida in less than two years: Bee Love, Kiki Fantroy, Londonn Moore, Sasha Garden, Cathalina Christina James, Antash’a English, and Celine Walker
  • Tony McDade, a Black transgender man shot by Tallahassee police two weeks ago.
  • Countless more whose lives have been taken.

Black Lives Matter. We must commit ourselves to the actions those words require. Actions in opposition to white supremacy, systemic racism and police brutality.

Each day we’re called upon to honor the victims of racism and injustice. We must honor them with action.

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A partnership of campus and community partners will offer a variety of events in observance of LGBTQ Pride this summer.

The planning committee includes Ithaca College's Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services, Cornell's LGBT Resource Center, student organizations Spectrum, Prism and QGrads, and community organizations Out for Health and Finger Lakes Pulse.

View our Virtual Summer of Pride calendar. More events are being added so be sure to check regularly for additional offerings.

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How about that? It's Friday AND it's Appreciation Day. Coincidence? Perhaps. Simple to partake in? Yes, indeed! 

In celebration of IC Spirit Month, Staff Council invites you to send a note of appreciation to a colleague you appreciate. Visit link for more information and to view other activities from this week. 

And, while we're on the subject - thank YOU for all that YOU do. 

Starting today, all staff are invited to submit work for Virtual Art Show (that begins Monday, June 15th), as part of IC Spirit Month. Seeking original art work (old, new, spontaneous, photographed on phone cam, video clips of you singing, playing instrument, doing mime, tap dancing, ketchup portraits, poetry, baton twirling...)

Three options available to display your art. You heard right - THREE OPTIONS!:

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The Experiential Learning Alliance, in partnership with Human Resources, invites professional and administrative support staff who supervise student employees to our seventh program, “SUPERvision: Hiring Students in HR Cloud,” happening on Wednesday, June 17th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm via Zoom. Please join us while our guests from Human Resources provide a technical demonstration on how to navigate student searches and hiring in IC HR Cloud.

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The Experiential Learning Alliance, in partnership with Human Resources, invites professional and administrative support staff who supervise student employees to our seventh program, “SUPERvision: Hiring Students in HR Cloud,” happening on Wednesday, June 17th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm via Zoom. Please join us while our guests from Human Resources provide a technical demonstration on how to navigate student searches and hiring in IC HR Cloud.

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Join the Ithaca College Sexual Violence Prevention Committee for a virtual event series to screen and discuss the Fundamental docu-series created by the Global Fund for Women. This event series will be co-hosted by the Tompkins County Advocacy Center, BOLD Women's Leadership Network, Office of International Programs, the Center for IDEAS, the LGBT Center, Athletics, the Office of Student Engagement, Public Safety, the Politics Department, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Women's Mentoring Network, and the Psychology Department. 

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Career Services is hosting a weekly “State of the Industry” series, highlighting a different industry sector each week. Panelists will consist of both alumni and community members, who will discuss what is happening in their industries right now as well as provide advice for people looking to enter that industry.

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The IC Web Team will be hosting a virtual Drupal training via Zoom on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.

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Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish has announced that Dr. Alka Bramhandkar will serve as interim dean of the School of Business effective July 1, 2020 while a search for the successor to Dean Sean Reid is conducted in the fall semester. Bramhandkar is currently a professor and chair of the Finance and International Business department.  Reid announced that he has accepted the position of provost at Providence College.

“I am pleased that Dr. Bramhandkar will be in this leadership role,” said Cornish. “Her service as a faculty member, associate dean and department chair within the School of Business provides experience and knowledge that will prove valuable in the interim position. I am grateful that she has agreed to contribute her leadership during the transitional period.”

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Tuesday, June 16 at 4pm (Zoom link below)

The Art Department invites you to a virtual artist talk:

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The recording of the June 9 All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering is now available to faculty and staff. To view, please click here and log in with your Ithaca College username and password.

The IC administration has demanded that the Contingent Faculty Union post to intercom a public retraction of a previous intercom message directed at faculty colleagues, which was interpreted by the administration as a call for a strike and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the union did not at any point intend to call for a strike or otherwise interfere with the essential teaching duties of any faculty at IC during this time of turmoil, we are happy to comply with the administration’s demand and take the opportunity to clarify our previous message.

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Take a virtual walk IC's LGBT Center director to learn more about the people and places that made LGBTQ history right here in Ithaca.  Students can earn Leading in a Diverse World SLI credit by signing up at least 24 hours before the event.

This event is part of the Ithaca Summer of Pride 2020 series.

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 Congratulations Christine for having your paper accepted at the Academy of Management Review (AMR)!

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Fine Artists @ 5

Contributed by Christin Schillinger on 06/10/20 

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to host Ithaca College Community Artists each Friday at 5pm. In a mere 15-20minutes, learn what our community brings to the Arts, and the invariable ways Art invigorates our lives.

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