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Never feel helpless in an emergency situation! Attend this free one-hour workshop and let our team of trained EMT's teach you basic emergency skills including CPR and first aid*. All participants will receive a free CPR face mask upon program completion.

WHEN? This Sunday - Jan 23rd, 1:00-2:00 pm

WHERE? Klingenstein Lounge

No registration necessary.

*Please note, this is not a full CPR or First Aid course and does not result in certification.

Sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion, the AED Committee, Office of Public Safety, and the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs.

For more information or to request accommodations for individuals with disabilities, please contact Nancy Reynolds, CHP Program Director, at nreynolds@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7933. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Student Computer Repair Center will open for the Spring 2011 semester on Sunday, January 23, from noon to 5:00 p.m. The SCRC offers personal computer repair service for all students, faculty, and staff with a valid Ithaca College ID.

Please note that beginning Sunday, January 23, the SCRC will no longer provide free warranty repair service for Dell computers, as it is no longer an authorized service provider for Dells. The SCRC will continue to provide free warranty repair service for Apple computers and can perform non-warranty service on all computer brands including Dells.

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Centering the Margins - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Founding of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity

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The ITS Helpdesk will be open on Sunday, January 23, from noon to 5:00 p.m. We'll have a full-time staff member on duty as well as new Helpdesk students "learning the ropes." If you are in need of technology assistance that day, please feel free to call us at 274-1000 or stop by Job Hall 104.

For help with Apogee ResNet problems, please call 1-877-478-8893.

ITS Helpdesk
104 Job Hall
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

 All faculty and staff are welcome to attend a Pathways training to learn to identify and respond to a student who might be experiencing distress.  We appreciate your willingness to learn crisis response skills before you need them.

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A great way to kick off the semester (an EARLY SET!), and benefit a very righteous cause!

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Please have your student contact the Office of Risk Management to register for the next Student Driver Safety Class to be held on January 25th, 2011 in Textor 102 from 7pm-9pm.  They can register in person (319 PRW Ctr), by telephone at 607-274-3285 or via email at riskmanagement@ithaca.edu.  

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must complete a driver safety class.

 

 

The next driver safety class will be offered on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 from 7pm-9pm in Textor 102.

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Pool Closed Friday, January 21st

Contributed by Nate Brisley on 01/20/11 

The indoor pool will be closed Friday January 21st from 12:00pm to 1:00pm for pool maintenance.  The pool will reopen Monday January 24th at 7am.      

The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that Spring Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms will be available on January 20, 2011 in the Office of Residential Life.  

 

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Housing Selection for Fall 2011!

Contributed by Linda Koenig on 01/20/11 

The Housing Selection process for 2011-2012 will be done through HomerConnect. Priority for housing selection will be based on semesters completed, not credits earned.

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Faith and Social Justice Panel Discussion
Wednesday, January 26
7:00pm, Textor 102

Dr. King's messages of non-violence, servant leadership, and hope for a brighter tomorrow were based in his spiritual beliefs.  He often drew from religious texts and stories in his speeches to convey these messages and made both faith and social justice the core of his work.  In today's society, issues of gay rights, immigration, poverty, health care, and other topics seem to make their way into headlines everyday.  At the same time, there has been a religious resurgence in the world, some in part of events of the past decade (9/11, wars, natural disasters, etc).  Many struggle to see where faith and social justice can intersect, if at all.  This discussion intends to create dialogue around the idea of where faith and social justice might meet and can intersect.

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Bryan Roberts joined the Park School this week as the Assistant Dean for Student Services. He will focus on student advising, transfer and waiver requests, academic status as well as orientation.

Bryan holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in communication from the University of Connecticut, and for the past three years has been Director of the Academic Resource Center at SUNY Purchase. In his seven years of advising experience, particularly in communications, he's coordinated their freshman seminar, supervised peer advising, organized orientation sessions, initiated new programs for data analysis for retention, and trained faculty advisors.

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Student Vehicle Registration

Contributed by Laura Durling on 01/20/11 

Attention Students: Purchase Parking Permits On-line

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The College is committed to supporting employees in multiple ways.  With this comes an understanding that everyone’s needs are different at different times in our lives.  To help manage the various demands of work and life outside of work, the College will be implementing an enhanced Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) Policy.

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It's time to get back in shape and the Fitness Center is offering several classes for the spring semester. You pay and sign up at the Fitness Center Front Desk.  Phone requests are not be accepted and don't worry, you'll have plenty of time to sign up when you return to school.  The classes have a fee because they are taught by professional instructors.

Pilates
Yoga

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Digital Media Services now has the ability to work with faculty to develop E-books for use on the latest e-readers (Kindle, Nook, SONY e-reader). For more information see the Digital Media website or contact Mark Hine at dms@ithaca.edu.

Robyn Wishna, lecturer in the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, will exhibit her latest works at Ithaca Bakery (Triphammer Road) through Feb. 15. There will be a reception on Friday, Jan. 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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The Alternative Spring Break Program is seeking a qualified student driver to volunteer and assist with driving for the ASB Florida trip in March 2011!

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Charlotte Hyman, Class of 2011, made it as a finalist for the PRWeek Student of the Year Award that is sponsored by Hill & Knowlton. She will be one of five nationwide finalists who will be presenting their PR proposals and responding to a crisis communications scenario to eight judges in New York City on January 25.

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