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Significant improvements will be made to Sakai during the summer.

All content created previously or during the development phase will be available during (and after) the improvement process.  

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Contributed on behalf of  John Sigg, Search Committee Chair and Acting Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

The AVP/CIO search committee has reviewed a robust pool of candidates and are pleased to announce that we are bringing four finalists to campus.  The dates for each candidate are as follows:

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Submitted on behalf of Rory Rothman, Associate Provost, Student Life

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Submitted on behalf of Kimberly Wilkinson and Rumit Singh Kakar, Co-Chairs of the James J. Whalen Academic Symposium

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Organized by Ithaca College, the area's only Asian American film festival celebrates its third year with films from young and established names. 

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I will be upgrading Cumulus on Tuesday, April 25 beginning at noon. This could take up to 6 hours and may go into Wednesday. Please download any images that you may need before the upgrade if possible and don't hesitate to contact me at with any problems you are having. 

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This week's audio post is: Learning to Learn 1: Reading with Purpose

by Dr. Kelly Dietz, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics

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Beginning on May 3rd the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will be conducting a sweep of the campus for the purpose of removing bicycles and bicycle parts that are abandoned and/or locked to anything other than a bicycle rack.  The sweep is being conducted to improve campus safety, maximizes the availability of bike parking resources and improve the beauty of our campus environment. 

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Law enforcement agencies continue to search for a suspect from a trespassing incident that took place on Tuesday, April 18, on property across Rt. 96B from the Ithaca College campus. While he has not been seen on campus and there is no known threat to the college community, authorities believe he may still be in the Ithaca area. Two weapons that were earlier believed to have been carried by the suspect have been recovered by authorities.

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson, Associate Provost and Interim Chief Diversity Officer.

The Climate Study Workgroup (CSWG) will host two campus presentations on Tuesday, April 25th. The presentations will be held in Textor Hall 103 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. and from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

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Local law enforcement agencies are searching for a wanted individual who was involved in a trespassing incident on property across Rt. 96B from the college. The suspect may be armed. He is described as a 42-year-old bald white male. While he was not seen on campus and there is no known threat to the college community, you should remain on alert until further notice. Call 911 if you see the suspect.

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contributed on behalf of Vanessa Brown, Business Intelligence Application Architect

ACE/Argus will be unavailable starting April 24, 2017.

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Thursday, April 20th, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.  This month, we will learn about enterprise risk management and get an update about year-to-date financials.

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Toner Scam Phone Calls

Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 04/18/17 

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Please be advised of a toner scam that is targeting various individuals and departments on campus.

Such scams may involve receiving a phone call asking for your copier's model and serial number and/or telling you that your toner is low.

Toner is included in the maintenance contracts for all fleet copiers managed by Print Production.  Order toner by calling the toll free number listed on the copier and providing the serial number.  Never pay for or order toner from an outside supplier.

Contact me with questions at 4-5701.


Do you like food, music, inflatables, and helping your campus community?! Come volunteer at IC Kicks Back right here on campus! The event will be held on campus on May 5th from 2-6 pm! All volunteers will receive a t-shirt for helping! All you have to do is sign up on OrgSync by Sunday, April 16th with your preferred time slots you would like to volunteer! And did I mention, everything is FREE?! Hope to see you there and thank you in advance!

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IC students and other people in the Ithaca community are hosting a massive event on April 22nd at 4pm in the Commons that will empower people to transform our area through loving acts of kindness and focus on unity. Believe in Love is inspired by the Love Button Global Movement, an organization featured in last year’s Super Bowl.

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Submitted on behalf of Beth Reynolds, Interim Controller

I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone of College policy regarding expenditures for the balance of the fiscal year, which ends on May 31, 2017, so you can plan accordingly.

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On April 12, ten ENVS students attended graduate classes during professional team presentations and met individually with policy team members, other graduate students, professors, and the director of the program. Thanks to the efforts of Rebecca Brenner, formerly of Ithaca College, now teaching at Cornell, this visit is the start of an informal pathway for ENVS students to explore and gain insight into careers in environmental policy.

Several ENVS students competed in the 2017 Policy Case Competition coordinated by the Politics Society at NYU. First developed in 2014, the Policy Case Competition is a three-round, highly competitive exercise where students are given the opportunity to learn and refine their policy-making and presentation skills. 

Zach Jacobsen, an environmental studies senior took the initiative to create a competition team including ENVS seniors Zoe Workstel, Chase Lurgio, and Zack Luckin. Together they developed and submitted a written policy memo outlining their key issues and propositions on an element of environmental policy. Although they did not continue to the final rounds, we applaud their passion and initiative in going beyond their program to compete in policy with peers from all around the nation.   

The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) team is seeking staff/faculty volunteers from our campus partners for our FIRST YEAR FRIDAY event on Friday, April 21st from 3-6p. First Year Friday is an opportunity for us to celebrate and reflect on the year with our first-year students!

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