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SUPERvision: Navigating Tough Conversations 

Supervisors of student employees are invited to come together on Monday, February 25th from 12pm - 1pm in Klingenstein Lounge for Student Employment Enhancement’s first SUPERvision series: Navigating Tough Conversations. 

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Please join Dr. Jason Corwin (Seneca Nation) for the screening of the documentary Defending Ohi:yo' as well as other short videos highlighting Seneca environmental topics.  Discussion will cover the vital importance of media production by Indigenous people.

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Dear Ithaca College Community:

Work on Draft Themes Is Underway!

The strategic planning steering committee invites you to join us next week at one of three open sessions that have been scheduled for our campus community to brainstorm ideas related to our strategic planning draft themes. These three themes will guide the next phase of the Imagining Ithaca process, and help us turn our broad concepts and aspirations into more concrete, bold, and actionable goals and objectives.

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The Ithaca College Department of Athletics has a full slate of home events this week and invites the IC community to come out and support our athletics teams.

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Get experience on an e-board with the International Association of Business Communicators

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Provost Dr. La Jerne Cornish will read the book "I Am Jazz" - the story of a transgender child based upon the real life experiences of Jazz Jennings - in Clark Lounge, Campus Center on Thursday February 28 at 2 pm. A discussion of the children's book and other new titles including "Julián Is a Mermaid" and "They She He Me: Free to Be!" will follow, facilitated by LGBT Center director Luca Maurer. Refreshments will be provided.

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The Food Pantry is Open

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 02/19/19 

The Food Insecurity Committee is pleased to announce that the on-campus Food Pantry will be open for business on Thursday, February 21 from 12:10 - 1:00 pm.  

We anticipate being open at least one hour each week for now so watch intercom weekly for updated dates and times.

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Dear Campus Community,

We are pleased to share with you the following summary of last week’s board of trustees meetings, held Wednesday, February 13, through Friday, February 15, in Ithaca. The full board regularly meets three times each academic year—in October, February, and May. These intensive meetings offer an opportunity for our board not only to come together and do deep work around the business of this institution, but also to connect trustees with the IC experience and with the many topics, initiatives, and moments that define us as a college community.

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 Earn student leadership credit and start generating citations 

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Come to the Campus Center on Monday, February 25th from 2-4pm to tour all of the offices and services in the building!  This event is open to all students, staff, and faculty.

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Congratulations to the current and former members of the faculty who have been recognized by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. At its February meetings, the board granted emeritus status to 11 former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 14 current faculty members.


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As we approach the end of February, we'd like to remind our community that the celebration of Black History month is still in full swing! The Center for IDEAS and student organizations all over Ithaca College have been working to make this month one that honors Black History at our institution in an engaging way. Below are events happening on campus, ranging from a student organization-run Talent Showcase to educational sessions on blackness and social justice work. This month's theme is "Mending Our Broken Hearts."

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Submitted on behalf of the H&S Dean’s Search Co-Chairs, Pearl Ponce and Steve TenEyck:

The third candidate for the H&S Dean’s Search will be on campus Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday February 21.

The campus community is invited to the Open Sessions for Candidate #3:

Wednesday, February 20:

12:00-1:05 – Faculty Open Session – Clark Lounge, Campus Center

3:00-3:45 pm – Staff Open Session – Clark Lounge, Campus Center

5:15 – 6:00 pm – Student Open Session – Clark Lounge, Campus Center

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Show us what you got at the 22nd Whalen Symposium! 

Don't be fooled into thinking that only poster presentations and lectures are welcome to the Symposium. We also accept, Live Performance AND Works of Visual and Media Art. Students are encouraged to present, photography, art work, solo performances, ensembles, monologues, scene work, sculptures, costume and set design, and other creative scholarship works.

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Think Big, Think Creative, and SUBMIT   

Learn how to advocate for yourself in the workplace and develop powerful networking tools during the upcoming workshop and alumnae networking event "Making Professional Connections Through Storytelling." This event is held in support of the Women Leaders Series.

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FREE Food and Prizes!!

Contributed by Lauren Chase on 02/18/19 

Join IC After Dark this Friday, February 22nd from 8-11pm in IC Square for Sea You at the Beach!

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I Love IC Week!

Contributed by Ashley Hilliker on 02/18/19 

 I love IC Week starts on MONDAY! Join the Ithaca College community on Monday, February 25th to Friday, March 1st for a week filled with fun, philanthropic activities!

What makes you love IC? Discover some of the ways Ithaca College “shows the love” amongst students, faculty, staff, and alumni! Bring IC love to the events that follow:

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 EMPOC will be kicking off its semester-long social media campaign with a self-care photoshoot. Community members can stop by the North Foyer outside of Emerson Suites to get their pictures taken and share how they practice self-care. Attendees are encouraged to post their photos on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #EMPOCselfcare to normalize and encourage self-care among people of color as a radical act of self preservation and empowerment. All photos posted with the hashtag #EMPOCselfcare will be entered into a raffle to win one of three happy therapy lights. 

Stop by to have fun, unwind and support a powerful message. The event will take place from 11a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday Feb. 20 in the North Foyer of Campus Center outside of Emerson Suites. 

Last year's Symposium was a great success because of all the support we received.  If you are able to join us this year for the 22nd Annual Whalen Symposium, on April 2, 2019,  as a Moderator, Time Keeper, Finalist Judge, Volunteer and/or Abstract Reviewer we'd be glad to have you.   

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Whalen is Coming!

Contributed by Omar Stoute on 02/18/19 

The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 22nd Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 4, 2019.  Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays. 

Fill out the Online Submission 

Submit your presentation, performance, creative work, or poster presentation. Once the form(s) is/are submitted, you and your faculty sponsor will receive an e-mail detailing next steps. 

Please note that creative works include:

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