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Image Database-Sites

Contributed by Jill Fisher on 01/12/12 

You can now access the IC image database at http://austin.ithaca.edu/Sites/. Please let us know of any problems you encounter. Some users may not have full access yet, we are working on it. Thanks for your patience. dbase@ithaca.edu.

 

In order for Ithaca College Webmail to function properly with Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), ITS recommends the following settings:

IE9 Compatibility View

  • While on the myHome login page, click the Compatibility View icon on the IE9 address bar (see image at right)
  • Log into myHome

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Citizenship Across the Curriculum was cited as "a ground-breaking book" in "A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future."  This report from The National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement is an urgent call for higher education in the United States to reinforce its civic mission at a time when vocationalism too often dominates the discussion about the value of a college education.  The report was released at a White House convening on the subject on Tuesday.  For more see:
http://www.aacu.org/civic_learning/crucible/index.cfm

The Visual Resources Collection (VRC) is open to help faculty, staff and students find high quality images for use in their classes for teaching and presentations. Please check out the web site below or stop in Gannett Center - G122 - to see how we can help. For more information see www.ithaca.edu/hs/vrc.

Ten students from the School of Business have teamed up to manage a mock portfolio in The Adirondack Cup and have recently moved into first place. 

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In compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, class materials must be made available in alternate format.

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ICView magazine is holding an image contest open to faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Submit an image that illustrates your idea of happiness by January 20, and you’ll have a chance at winning $100.

Your image can be anything from a photo to a drawing to a painting to a collage. For more information visit ithaca.edu/happiness.

 

In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi.

"In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation will be provided to students with documented disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Students must register with Student Disability Services and provide appropriate documentation to Ithaca College before any academic adjustment will be provided."

 

There is still time to apply to particpate in Talking Circles! We've extended the deadline to Friday January 20th. All students are encouraged to apply. We look forward to your application!

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You have three great opportunities to have your voice heard during MLK Week 2012!

1.  Do you have questions for the mayor?  Pre-submit your questions for Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick to answer during his Thursday, January 26 session.  Simply click here to submit your questions for Mayor Myrick!

2.  What is your call to action?  What are you passionate about?  You have the opportunity to speak on the 'Type or Tweet' stage by submitting a short paragraph about your topic area.  Submit your thoughts here and you may be selected to share the stage on Saturday, January 28!

3.  The annual MLK Day of Service is looking for volunteers!  Register HERE today!

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Today the trend has been to move toward a paperless society. While not having paper documents has its advantages and cuts down on waste, there are certain situations where having a backup is very useful. My realization of this fact came when all of the important information I had stored on a password protected thumb drive had stopped working and had been lost.

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Trademark Enforcement & Licensing Program 101 Sessions in January:

Tuesday, January 17, 3:30-4:30pm, Textor 102
Friday, January 27, 3-4pm, Textor 103

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The Office of Cashiering Services will be closed on Monday January 16th 2012, from 10am-3pm in order to attend the Division of Finance and Administration Winterfest 2012.  As always, please feel free to use our night drop box.  Thank you.

ICView magazine is holding an image contest open to faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Submit an image that illustrates your idea of happiness by January 20, and you’ll have a chance at winning $100.

Your image can be anything from a photo to a drawing to a painting to a collage. For more information visit ithaca.edu/happiness.

 

A solo performance by Frank Gabriel Campos, Ithaca College professor of trumpet, will be heard on National Public Media's 'Performance Today' with host Fred Child. 

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Monday, 1/16, is a United States Postal Holiday. Mail Service’s staff will be attending the Finance and Administration Divisional Winterfest from 10am – 3pm.  As a result, there will be no mail delivery or pick up at departments this day. The Mail Center will be closed for shipping as well. Any prepaid FedEx or UPS packages must be dropped off at the Mail Center before 3:15pm. There will be student employees at the Mail Center to accept these types of outgoing mail.

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Engaging Communities 2012

Contributed by Osupa T-Davis on 01/09/12 

The 3rd annual Engaging Communities Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.  We are very pleased to welcome Brian C. Johnson as our presenter for the event.

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The vision benefit for Ithaca College employees is managed by Ameritas. Member ID cards have been mailed to any employee who elected vision coverage during the re-enrollment period. If you wish to access your vision benefit before you receive an ID card, simply let your provider know you have EyeMed coverage, supply them with your name, address, and date of birth, and they will be able to verify your eligibility.

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Assistant Writing Professor Nick Kowalczyk recently published an essay on Salon.com titled, "Embedded with the Reenactors." It's about the hobby of historical reenacting and specifically a weekend Professor Kowalczyk spent "embedded" with nearly 3,000 French and Indian War reenactors recreating the Siege of Fort Niagara.

http://www.salon.com/2012/01/08/embedded_with_the_reenactors/singleton/

Danny Bradac and Zach Mink of the Ithaca College Department of Physics will present their work at the 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

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