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Heading home for the summer and not sure how it's going to go? Home - or wherever your summer destination - can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. If you're nervous about facing family time, not sure how to approach tough subjects, or just looking for some fun summer ideas, check out summer resources for LGBTQ students from the staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services. There you'll find tips for coming out, info for LGBTQ travelers, how to find the nearest LGBT community center, resources for parents, and more. Wishing you good luck with finals, and a great summer break.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 28-June 28) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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In order to accommodate the NCAA Men’s Baseball Tournament K-Lot (Ceracche) will be closed during the day on Thursday, May 9th - Saturday, May 11th.

 

 

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Click the link below for a downloadable copy of  Dining Services' Finals Week, Senior Week, Commencement, and Summer Schedules: 

https://tinyurl.com/ICFinalsThruSummer

 All seniors, their families, students still on campus, faculty and staff are invited to attend Baccalaureate Mass on Sat. May 18 at 7 PM in Hockett Recital Hall. 

Celebrate the class of 2019 with the last Catholic Mass of the spring semester! 

All are welcome to attend! 

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 This Sunday, all students still on campus, faculty and staff are invited to attend Catholic Mass at 1 PM. This will be the only Sunday Mass on campus this weekend! 

All are welcome to attend! 

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After considerable and thoughtful planning by Ithaca College’s Senior Leadership Team, the 2019-20 meal plans have been specifically crafted to address cost of attendance and food insecurity on campus. “The structure of the new meal plan model is inclusive, affordable and easy to understand,” stated, Bill Guerrero, Vice President of Finance and Administration at Ithaca College.

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The front-page article in last week’s Ithacan detailing the expansion of Ithaca College’s administrative footprint should be a cause of concern for all faculty at Ithaca College.

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We'd like to invite the faculty and and students of the Park School of Communications to a special screening & discussion of two powerful Cinema Thesis films. 

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After 37 years of dedicated service to Ithaca College and Longview, Chris Pogorzala is retiring from her position as assistant professor of gerontology and IC/Longview partnership coordinator. 

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Heading home for the summer and not sure how it's going to go? Home - or wherever your summer destination - can be wonderful, but sometimes stressful. If you're nervous about facing family time, not sure how to approach tough subjects, or just looking for some fun summer ideas, check out summer resources for LGBTQ students from the staff of the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services. There you'll find tips for coming out, info for LGBTQ travelers, how to find the nearest LGBT community center, resources for parents, and more. Wishing you good luck with finals, and a great summer break.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Annual Performance Review process closes this week, end of day on May 10. Based on the recommended timeline, employees should be providing final feedback and acknowledgement. 

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Plowbreak Farm, owned and operated by Kara Cusolito '08 and Aaron Munzer '08, will again be offering locally grown vegetable CSA shares to the Ithaca College community, with a convenient pick-up site at the Peggy R. Williams Center on Wednesdays, and a downtown pickup on Thursdays at the Westy, a local beer garden. The farm is located in Hector, about twenty miles from the college, and grows six acres of produce in fields and greenhouses that overlook Seneca Lake.

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The Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will be hosting a farewell reception for Dr. Danette Johnson on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the PRWC Lobby.

After fifteen years at Ithaca College, Danette will be leaving to assume the role of Provost at Kalamazoo College.

Please plan to join us!

Refreshments will be provided.

 

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The Friends 110 Lab & Workspace will be open with regular 24/7 self-service access during Finals Week and Senior Week.

Lab Consultants will be available for assistance during the following times. 

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Paying for healthcare in retirement is a critical part of financial planning and it is important to understand how Medicare operates and what choices you have.

This webinar will help you understand some aspects of Medicare including eligibility and what plans are available to you. We hope that you will join us for this educational event.

Register today for this live webinar on Tuesday, May 14 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (ET).

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As previously announced, this summer the College will embark on a construction project eliminating access to portions of the common corridor that runs through Friends and Job Halls.

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This year, Move-In takes place during regular work week hours.  Because this is a vital service to our newest students, and provides a wonderful opportunity for all of us to engage with them and their families, we are asking every staff and faculty member who is not already involved with Move-In to sign up for a two hour shift. 

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To the Campus Community:

A significant construction initiative – the Job Boiler replacement project – is scheduled for the summer of 2019.  The specific timeframe is Monday, May 20, (the day after Commencement) through Friday, August 9.  In addition to the replacement of the 50+-year-old boilers – which provide heat to Job Hall, Friends Hall, Textor Hall and Muller Faculty Center – the infrastructure (piping, etc.) that currently resides within the ceiling of the walking corridor connecting these four buildings will also be replaced.  This means that the entire ground-level corridor of these four buildings will be a closed construction zone during the summer months of 2019.

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