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Because of expected difficult travel weather later this weekend, Ithaca College residence halls will open early from Thanksgiving Break. Resident students who wish to return to campus before the scheduled Sunday noon opening should register on the Residential Life website. Towers Marketplace will be open for dinner, with meal swipes accepted, from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, Terrace Dining Hall will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Campus Center Dining Hall will open for dinner at 4:30 p.m. as scheduled.

Start December with some Beethoven, Percussion, and Vocal Jazz...

All concerts are free and open to the public.

See the complete calendar of School of Music events at ithaca.edu/music/events

 

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The Honors Program is pleased to announce an opening for the Assistant Director of the Ithaca College Honors Program. The appointment is anticipated to begin January 2020 and last until May 2022, and we are currently welcoming applications for this collaborative leadership opportunity.

The program offers curricular and co-curricular opportunities to students enrolled as members of the Ithaca College Honors Program, fostering a collaborative and intellectually exciting community of faculty, staff, and students.

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Students in Modern Band MUED 36300 will learn to play the guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards in a small ensemble (rock band) setting. No experience is required!

This class meets on Mondays at 8am in the Whalen Center for Music

Prerequisite: Junior-Standing

Register with CRN 43089 

Email mclauhs@ithaca.edu for more details

Calling all PayFlex Members!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/26/19 

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As a part of PayFlex's CVS Pharmacy partnership, we have another discount to offer. All PayFlex members can now enjoy 20% off all CVS Health brand items – regardless if it’s an eligible health care expense. That’s right, a special perk just for being a PayFlex member.

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Nominate first-year students! Let's get them involved.

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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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The Mobile Food Pantry is a program provided by The Food Bank of the Southern Tier that delivers fresh produce, dairy products, and other food and grocery items directly to distribution sites where people need food. All members of the IC community are welcome to "shop", choosing items that they need. Participation in this event is open to all members of the campus community to shop, volunteer, or donate to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.  Our event is located at the A&E Center, north loading dock.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to once again invite faculty applications for the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester of the London Sabbatical Program. Applicants should be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their School covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester. The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum (not compete with courses already offered), interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings and gatherings. A course with an ICC designation is preferred.

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The Fab5 Young Professional Awards celebrate the achievement of Tompkins County young professionals, ages 21 – 40, who are growing and excelling in their respective fields and in the community.

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The Fab5 Young Professional Awards celebrate the achievement of Tompkins County young professionals, ages 21 – 40, who are growing and excelling in their respective fields and in the community.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Suzanne Brache will join our team on December 2nd as our Administrative Coordinator.  Suzie’s role will be focused on ensuring a welcoming office environment, managing special projects and building productive relationships with recruiters.  She has a passion for student development, strong communication skills and a depth of project management experience that will help inform her work. Please join us in welcoming Suzie to our team!

 

Microsoft Teams – widely used for committees, departments, research teams, and student groups – was enabled for students, faculty, and staff in September 2018. Teams has also been used for academic collaboration, including student research groups and courses.

If you are interested in exploring the possibility of using Teams in your classroom and how it compares with features in Sakai and other learning tools, reach out to Teaching & Learning with Technology or submit a request for a team to get started.

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Dr. Jorge Grossmann delivered presentations on his work on November 18-19 in Boston, Mass. His presentation at New England Conservatory focused on his recent work Ludi Mutatio, a series of nine pieces for piano and electronics.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to once again invite faculty applications for the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester of the London Sabbatical Program. Applicants should be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their School covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester. The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum (not compete with courses already offered), interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings and gatherings. A course with an ICC designation is preferred.

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As we approach the holiday shopping season, we wish to remind all college employees, staff and faculty of Mail Service's policy regarding employee personal mail and packages.

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Food Management, a website focused on trends and best practices in the noncommercial food service industry, named Ithaca College its Innovator of the Month for the college’s decision to bring dining services “in house.”

The website lauded IC for finding the resources to undertake self-operation of dining services, building relationships with local partners like Cornell University, and making structural changes to the dining program to increase meal plan appeal.

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Take Educational Psychology ONLINE through Ithaca College during the WINTER 2020 SESSION (January 6 - 17, 2020) FROM HOME

Educational Psychology explores the study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning in the context of school and other instructional situations. This course is required for the Education Studies Minor and the Teacher Education preparation track.

To enroll, search course number EDUC 21010 01: Educational Psychology for WINTER 2020 term on Homerconnect. Online registration will remain open for add/drop by matriculated students until 11:59 pm January 6, 2020. A 30% tuition discount is applied to winter session undergraduate tuition charges.

Contact Dr. Christine Havens-Hafer at chavenshafer@ithaca.edu for more information about the course.

Make sure your personally owned devices are ready to handle the busy shopping and social media time of the year.

Faculty and Staff who bring in their personal owned devices for repair between Monday, November 25th and Wednesday November 27th, will receive 10% off parts and labor fees. Must have a valid Ithaca College ID.

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Off-Campus Process Update

Contributed by Marsha Dawson on 11/22/19 

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 The Office of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs would like to share a brief update regarding the off-campus process.

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