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Staff Council February Meeting

Contributed by Tati Herold on 02/15/17 

Staff Council's next monthly meeting will be Thursday, February 23 from 2-3:30pm in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room.

Please feel free to join us if you can!    

If you are not a member of staff council, but would like to present at one of our monthly meetings please contact us!

 If so, you're not alone! If you dread getting started or drag your way through your essay assignments, come to the Writing Center's Writing and Anxiety workshop at 7:00 PM Thursday, February 23rd, in Smiddy 109. 

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Join us at IC STAT's Kick Back to Give Back event on Monday, February 20th at 7 pm in Emerson Suites.  The tickets will be given away as a door prize at the end of the event (you must be present to win).

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Internship Scholarships!!

Contributed by Danielle Young on 02/14/17 

Do you have an internship for the summer? Need some extra cash to help cover your costs?

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Juniors and Seniors at IC who will be 21 or older by March 10, 2017, are encouraged to participate in Alternative Spring Break trip this spring! ASB is a chance to travel AND make a different on a budget!

We're currently looking for students to volunteer and assist with driving IC vehicles for the following trip: 

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Students are invited to attend a FREE special film screening for the movie, All the Difference, hosted by City Year and co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services and the 1st Generation Organization.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Dr. Burt Nadler from Dream Careers to campus on Thursday, February 23 to discuss summer internship opportunities facilitated by the program.

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Ithaca College Democrats (IC Dems) is looking to revitalize and re-engage with the campus and South Hill communities. College Democrats of America is committed to the Democratic Party and its policies and works to draw college students into the political process, while providing them with the necessary tools and skills to be a productive and informed citizen.

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Laba Sosseh wrote the African hit song "Diamoule Mao " - The intro part is apparently in the Congolese language, Lingala. I am looking for an English translation.

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CAC is a national campus-wide organization that is recognized by the American Cancer Society. Colleges Against Cancer helps fight against cancer through grassroots advocacy, prevention and early detection education, Relay for Life and many other activities honoring cancer survivors. 

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From Senior Vice President Nancy Pringle, Provost Linda Petrosino, and Professor Gwen Seaquist, representatives of the Ithaca College bargaining committee.

The Ithaca College bargaining team is disappointed that the contingent faculty unions have announced that they have voted to authorize a strike. This announcement comes despite the fact that there has been significant and meaningful progress made to date in the negotiations for a part-time faculty contract—having reached tentative agreements on 23 separate articles—and that negotiations with the full-time contingent faculty are still at an early stage.

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Celebrate all you love about IC during the fifth annual I Love IC Week!

All are welcome to participate in the weeklong lovefest that celebrates all things IC. Every event is planned and supported by the students in Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT).

Share the love and join the conversation by using the hashtag #ILoveICWeek on social media!

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The College’s applicant tracking system, PeopleAdmin, will be used to house and maintain job descriptions for staff positions effective February 28, 2017.  Change requests to job descriptions for existing positions as well as requests for new position descriptions will be managed through this system. 

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Romulus Linney’s one-act play “Can Can” is set to take the Earl McCarroll Studio Theatre stage in Ithaca College’s Dillingham Center. Performances will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 8:00 pm, Sunday, February 19th at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, and Monday, February 20th at 8:00 pm. “Can Can” is a student directing project directed by Aaron Roberts ’17, who is also serving as the production’s scenic designer.

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Contributed on behalf of Interim AVP/CIO, David Weil for Digital Instruction and Information Services

On Thursday, March 23rd Marya Schnedeker is the Engineering Lab Coordinator for the Bray Lab within the Tufts University Department of Mechanical Engineering and Chris Sledziona oversees the Center for Applied Research in the Department of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. They will be talking about the role of makerspaces in education in the Klingenstein Lounge at 11:00 AM as part of Ed Tech Day.

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The 2017 Campus Life Awards committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff, and students to recognize outstanding graduating seniors who have made a difference in their roles as student leaders on campus.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years.  A significant part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty and Staff Lecture Series at Longview.

 

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IIE, the Institute of International Education, sponsors scholarships for students planning a summer, semester or year abroad. Deadlines are rapidly approaching for the Summer & Fall 2017 and Academic Year 2017-18 award cycles.

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Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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Are you looking for a rewarding internship experience?  Interested in spending a semester living, interning, and studying in New York City or Washington DC?  Information sessions are coming up for these two exciting study away options.

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