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On Wednesday, February 15, Jane Fischer ’94 will host a free, hourlong webinar titled “Improv-ing Leadership: Being Creative, Collaborative, and Change-ready.” 

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Deep Diversity Book Group

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 02/03/17 

Please join your colleagues for reading and discussion of Shakil Choudhury's, Deep Diversity. 

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DIIS commonly receives reports of email scams circulating on campus, most recently this past week when about 4,000 users received a "phishing" email (so named because the sender is fishing for your personal information). While most people recognized it as suspicious and deleted it, some did not. We thought it would be helpful to share one of these messages to point out and explain the "red flags", designated as "(RF #)" in the sample message below.

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Wonderful performance by our resident faculty and guest artists coming up:

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To the Ithaca College Community and Administration:

We, the undersigned continuing full-time faculty in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity (CSCRE), are writing in support of our part-time and contingent co-workers in their present union negotiations with our college. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward fair, living wages and a more equitable working climate. Above all else we see this as an issue of justice.

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Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PHD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshop: 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Taughannock Falls - 3rd Floor of the Campus Center

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

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 Parking Services Announces a Major Customer Service Enhancement Upgrade to its Parking Management System.


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Join Us for Our First Rush Night! Looking For Writers interested in writing about Music!

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Please email REDCROSS@ITHACA.EDU OR CALL 1-800-REDCROSS to schedule an appointment for Thursday February 16th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Double Red Donations will be also be collected, Three appointments  every hour and Two evey half hour.

 Save Time..make an appointment..use RapidPass (day of drive).

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

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FREE Ice Cream and Shaved Ice!

Contributed by Sara Kim on 02/02/17 

The IC Asian American Alliance will be hosting a SHAVED ICE MIXER on Monday, February 6 at 8 PM in Friends 207! There will be shaved ice, ice cream, and various fruit toppings. Join in the fun as you create your own dessert, meet new friends, and see what AAA has planned for the semester...bring your friends; all are welcome! RSVP now:

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Treat yourself to a relaxing massage! Chair massage is a convenient and soothing way to relax and recharge! The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithacato bring chair massages to IC students.

The next Massage Day is scheduled for: Tuesday, February 7th from noon to 5pm. 

Where? Center For Health Promotion, on the lower level of Hammond Health Center. (Enter the Office of Counseling and Wellness, from the parking lot side of the building).

Cost: $1 per minute (pre-pay via PayPal or credit card )

Sign up for 10, 20 or 30 minutes of massage - it's easy! Visit the Center for Health Promotion website here:

Get your appointment before all the slots are filled!



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Presented in honor of Black History Month, the LGBT Center will screen the documentary “MAJOR!" on Tuesday February 7. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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 PlumBenefits can help! There are so many different savings to choose from.

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The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies (OIPES) would like to invite all staff and faculty interested in taking students abroad to attend our upcoming workshop about  the development and planning of faculty/staff-led short-term study abroad programs.  The workshop will be held on Friday, February 17, from 3:00-4:30 pm, in the Taughannock Falls Room, Campus Center.  Participants are invited to stay for a wine and cheese reception with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00.

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Want to study abroad or study away? Not sure how it all works? Don't know what your options are?  We can help you figure it out.  Come to one of our upcoming info sessions and get the information you need to make it happen!

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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 writing to provide an update on progress as of February 2, 2017, in the negotiations with our part-time faculty union.

We have made meaningful progress. During the past 15 months, we have reached tentative agreements on 23 separate articles for a collective bargaining agreement. Most recently, we have now reached tentative agreements on the issues of length of appointments and benefits.

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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! Come learn more at the Summer Study Abroad info session, Monday 2/6, 6:00pm, Textor 101.

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Study in NYC or DC!

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 02/02/17 

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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Friday, February 10, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Clark Lounge

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