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Want to study abroad in 2021-22 or beyond? Need help finding the right program? Come to an info session and get the information you need to make it happen! It's definitely not too soon to start planning for your future international adventure now. IC will be holding two info sessions this week, and several of our study abroad partners will also be offering info sessions about their programs.  

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The Al-Anon meeting that regularly takes place at Ithaca College in Muller Chapel on Wednesdays at noon (the South Hill Higher Ground Family Group) will be meeting online via Zoom until further notice. Muller Chapel is currently closed. Anyone who is affected by the addiction of a family member or friend is welcome to join the meeting (students, faculty, staff, and community members). Meetings will continue to take place at the same time, Wednesdays from 12 to 1. Click the link below to join, and enter the meeting ID and password if prompted.

   

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The Fitness Center's Fall group fitness calsses are underway! All classes are offered live through Zoom, and the weekly class schedule is available on our website.

Registration will open 48 hours prior to the scheduled class start time and will close 30 minutes beforehand to allow our staff time to send the Zoom meeting invitations. Please visit recreation.ithaca.edu to register.

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Information Technology, in partnership with the Provost Office and stakeholders from across the college, will be leading a review of alternative learning management systems (LMS) this fall, with the goal to replace Sakai, our current LMS, next summer.

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 Emergency Evacuation drills will be conducted over the next few weeks for all occupied academic and residential life buildings.

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With the fall semester in full swing, students, staff, and faculty are invited to the All College Gathering on Tuesday, September 22, from 12:10 to 1:05 pm ET. 

President Shirley M. Collado and members of the senior leadership team will welcome the college community to the new academic year, in what are clearly unprecedented times for all.

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Weekly Testing Reminder
If you are an employee approved to regularly access campus this fall, thank you for your continued participation in the required weekly COVID-19 testing. A friendly reminder that our next testing dates are Tuesday, September 22 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and Wednesday, September 23 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the A&E Center. 

Click HERE to pre-register. Please access testing at your designated appointment time. 

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Information Technology has started the process of delivering new computers to those scheduled for replacement this fall. The circumstances this year necessitate that we adjust our replacement processes and timing. 

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Town Hall with Title IX

Contributed by Omar Stoute on 09/16/20 

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 Join Us for Title IX Virtual Town Hall Discussion

 

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Fitness Center Update

Contributed by Sean Reilley on 09/15/20 

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With Ithaca College’s transition to remote instruction this fall, the Fitness Center will remain closed until further notice.  We will share the new health and safety protocols for using the fitness center when we announce our reopening date, but until then please consider the following:

PALS Classes – There are still seats available in multiple sections of Personal Fitness (09300) and Run, Walk, Jog (04000).  Classes are led by intercollegiate athletics coaches and meet twice per week for one block.  Registration is available on Homer.

Group Fitness Classes – Our block 1 schedule can be found on the Recreational Sports website and will begin on Monday 9/14.  Classes are open to the entire campus community, and registration is available on our member portal (Netpass login required).

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Please join President Collado and members of the senior leadership team for a virtual All-College Gathering on Tuesday, September 22, from 12:10 to 1:05 p.m.

An Outlook calendar invitation with a Zoom link will be sent from president@ithaca.edu directly to your inboxes ahead of the meeting. Please understand that this link is solely for your use as a student, faculty, or staff member and is not to be shared.

Email Jaimie Voorhees in the Office of the President, if you need more information about the gathering.

I am happy to announce our Fall Colloquia schedule! Starting on next Tuesday, September 22, we will host a colloquia speaker every other Tuesday from 12:10 - 1 PM. Many of the speakers have offered to stay afterward and answer whatever questions you might have in a less formal setting! 

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U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Ithaca College as among the top colleges and universities in the nation. In its just-released “Best Colleges 2021,” the publication placed IC as the #9 Best University among the 176 institutions of its kind in the North. It is the highest-ranked such school in New York State. Ithaca College was also cited for the quality of its teaching, for being innovative, and for providing a great value.

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Face Masks for Students

Contributed by Elyse Nepa on 09/14/20 

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Face masks for students who are living on or near campus are available 24/7 in the lobby of Public Safety, and students who reside off campus in the South Hill area can have them delivered once per week by emailing their request to publicsafety@ithaca.edu. The off-campus deliveries are pretty popular, and the officers enjoy supporting and connecting with students!

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Face Masks for Students

Contributed by Elyse Nepa on 09/14/20 

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Face masks for students who are living on or near campus are available 24/7 in the lobby of Public Safety, and students who reside off campus in the South Hill area can have them delivered once per week by emailing their request to publicsafety@ithaca.edu. The off-campus deliveries are pretty popular, and the officers enjoy supporting and connecting with students!

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Want to study abroad in 2021-22 or beyond? Not sure how it all works? Don't know what your options are?  We can help you figure it out.  Come to an info session and get the information you need to make it happen! One-on-one advising sessions are also available daily. Start planning your future international adventure now.

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The IC Web Team will be holding remote open support hours every other Friday during the semester. The first session is September 11.

Bring your questions about Drupal, Web Profile Manager (WPM), site migration, site architecture, content types, or any other web-related topic and the team will do their best to answer.

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Sponsored Research has worked with the college's institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) to secure the following meeting schedules and protocol due dates:

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 Welcome “back”, students, faculty, and staff. We will most certainly miss seeing your faces in the dining halls this semester! Though Ithaca College is going mostly virtual, Dining Services will remain open to serve the Ithaca College community.

Please click here or see below for our hours of operation for the Fall 2020 Semester. Please note that we must remain flexible in our approach and these hours may be subject to change. We will be sure to announce any changes to our social media accounts and Intercom.

 

Masks and physical distancing are required. Please do not hesitate to contact us at dine@ithaca.edu should you need assistance.

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