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We wanted to provide you with some important updates to student employment for the fall 2020 semester.

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The recording of the August 24th All Staff Meeting is now available.

Staff: Please click here to see a recording of the meeting, provided on Microsoft Stream. To access the video, you will need to log in with your Ithaca College email.

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Daily Health Screening

Contributed by Katie Sack on 08/28/20 

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Understanding the Purpose of the Daily Health Screening

To comply with New York State guidelines, all faculty, staff, and students must complete an electronic health screening every day. The screening will ask questions regarding exposure to COVID-19-positive individuals and whether any COVID-19 symptoms are present. Based on the response to these questions, individuals will receive a prompt that indicates they are cleared to access campus or are not cleared to access campus and should consult with a medical professional. The college is not collecting or storing specific medical information as part of the screen.

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 "At the Veterans Hospital," a sonnet written by Writing professor Katharyn Howd Machan, received Honorable Mention in the Littoral Press Poetry Broadside Competition. The poem arose from her years of performing belly dance each autumn in Syracuse for damaged soldiers as part of an event provided by Ithaca's Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter.

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 Matt Rodgers, professor in the Management department, recently published an article in the Leadership Quarterly

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COVID-19 Testing 
Weekly COVID-19 testing is required for all employees regularly accessing campus. Our next on-campus testing dates are Friday, September 4 from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and Saturday, September 5 from 9:00 – 10:00 am at the A&E Center. All employees regularly accessing campus must register to test.

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Even though we won't be together on campus this semester, study abroad advisors are available now and throughout the semester to help you plan for a future study abroad experience. Although College-sponsored and affiliated study abroad programs are suspended for 2020-21, we would be happy to help you plan for a summer, semester, or winter session abroad in the 2021-22 academic year or beyond.

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Join us for a livestream of The Effects of Gravity. David Gonzalez, Álvaro Domene, and Ithaca's own Luke Keller will show you how a poet, a musician, and an astrophysicist can jam on the formation of the universe!

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With all large campus meetings being held online these days, the IT Service Desk often gets asked where the recordings can be found. Below are the links to recordings for major campus meetings that are held virtually.

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The college is sharing stories about faculty members who are preparing to teach remotely this fall and the innovative approaches they are taking to ensure student success. This series of stories on innovative learning will be shared on the IC News site, as well as on school webpages, the Academics page and the Provost’s page, and on social media.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Ithaca and surrounding areas in effect until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Those living in watch areas are advised to monitor weather reports for a possible upgrade to a Tornado Warning, which means that a tornado is indicated by radar or sighted by trained storm spotters.

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Sports Media Professor Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky along with three students – Ben Koch (Sports Media ’20), Grace Dury (TV-R major, Sport Studies minor), and Cooper Hayes (Sports Media ’20) – published a peer-reviewed article entitled Exploring Narratives of Scarcity, Uncertainty, and Opportunity in Women’s Sports Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the International Journal of Sport Communication.  This article was included in the IJSC Special Issue on Sport and the Coronavirus Crisis and started as a project in Sport Studies Special Topics: Title IX and Sport class in the spring of 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijsc.2020-0226

 

MACLAS Keynote Speaker: 9:45-10:45am --Dr. Jennifer Jolly- Professor of Art History, Ithaca College

Dr. Jolly was awarded the 2019 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize for the best book. Her book is titled Creating Pátzcuaro, Creating Mexico: Art, Tourism, and Nation Building under Lázaro Cárdenas (Univ. of Texas Press 2018).

 

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Dr. Duke organized the symposium "The Management Field in Light of the Climate and Environmental Crises: What Changes Do We Have to  Make?" in which scholars and experts at the confluence of management theory and the natural environment came together to discuss fundamental changes the field of management must undertake to respond meaningfully to the climate crisis.

 

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

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In the "Film Schools" summer issue of Filmmaker Magazine--its most widely circulated issue--Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, Mitch McCabe, wrote an article on director-cinematographers in Documentary titled "The Beautiful Stubborn Loneliness of the Filmmaker-Shooter," interviewing a diverse array of seven nonfiction filmmakers, ethnographers, and experimental moving image makers on the practice and implications of filming their own work.

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Join us at 11am TODAY around the staff Water Cooler!

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Do you live in the Ithaca community? Do you want to help stop the spread of COVID-19? Show your commitment with a free “Wear a Mask” lawn sign!

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The Zoom for Outlook add-in allows you to easily add a Zoom meeting to any new or existing calendar event through Microsoft Outlook for the web, Windows, and macOS. If you plan to use this feature, we recommend installing the add-in via the Zoom for Outlook add-in article in the IT Knowledge Base article rather than from the Zoom Download Center. Please note the previous Zoom Outlook plugin for macOS is no longer supported and macOS users should install the Zoom for Outlook add-in.

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We would like to notify the campus community of changes to the Cutoff Deadlines for payroll. As a reminder, the Cutoff Deadline is the last possible date/time to submit changes to be effective for the next upcoming payday. 

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