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Need a scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year?  There are still a few days left to apply!

The Office of Student Engagement is happy to announce a number of scholarship opportunities available to YOU for the 2021-2022 academic year. You can apply to multiple scholarships using ONE application.

All OSE Service and Involvement Scholarship applications are due Sunday, March 21st at 11:59pm.

Descriptions of each scholarship are available along with the application link through our website: Office of Student Engagement Service and Involvement Scholarships. You will find that each scholarship has different qualifications, but most of them require campus involvement and/or community service during your collegiate career.  Some scholarships are only available to students with financial need. 

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Dear Campus Community,

As you know, there has been an ongoing and disturbing national trend of violent activities against our Asian and Asian American communities, and the Senior Leadership Team at Ithaca College takes this opportunity to communicate our deep concern and vehement condemnation of these acts of violence.

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Dear Ithaca College campus community,

I am writing today to share with you some updates to the structure of the college’s senior leadership team as we work to stabilize the college and position this institution for a strong future.

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Adobe login changes

Contributed by Mark Yowan on 03/17/21 

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The Adobe login screen will change slightly on March 17 as we try to resolve an issue some people are experiencing using Adobe Acrobat.

The login screen will still be branded with Ithaca College and will be the same screen that is used for many of our other systems.

If you have any questions or concerns about this please contact the IT service desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu.

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We have officially crossed the midway point in the spring semester IC! The first half of the semester has seen our Bomber Bubble do a great job of adhering to COVID-19 protocols and mitigating the impact of the virus in our community. Check out our latest column and see how we can keep our positive momentum going to finish the semester strong.

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You are invited to our next Physics and Astronomy Colloquia event taking place on March 23, 2021, Tuesday from 12:10 - 1 PM. At next week’s seminar, we will be joined by Colin Curtis, a software engineer at EASI. He’ll discuss his path from physics to engineering and his current work. 

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Share your projects with the campus community! The online submission for the 24th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 17, 2021 at 11:59PM EST. Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays, to be shown at the Virtual Whalen Symposium in April. Abstracts cannot be submitted after the March 17th deadline.

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Every year, we are overwhelmed by all the support we receive from faculty and staff in helping us put on our annual Whalen Symposium. If you or members of your department are able to join us this year for the 24th Annual Whalen Symposium, on April 19, 20, and 21, 2021 from 4PM-7PM EST,  volunteering as an Abstract Reviewer, Finalist Judge, Moderator, or Time Keeper/Zoom Moderator, we'd be glad to have you. Detailed instructions will be sent to volunteers as necessary, and there will be a practice session closer to the conference.

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Want to study abroad? Need help finding the right program? Not sure how it all works or what your options are? 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.

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Have you always wanted to study in London? Consider spending next semester at the Ithaca College London Center! The application deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended to March 31.  We offer coursework that will allow you to satisfy ICC or other degree requirements, and you can add a cultural internship to put some international work experience on your resume. Now is the time to start thinking about how London can fit in with your academic plan!

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To better meet students' needs, the Student Activities Center and Office of Student Engagement will be open from 11:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, beginning on March 15, 2021.  

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For budgeting purposes for FY22  please see the information and dates below.

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The Wellness Clinic is open and accepting new faculty, staff, and graduate student members!   Virtual services are free to all members of the campus community (except for virtual personal training).  Membership is required for access to virtual personal training and all in-person services including 90-minute workout sessions, group exercise classes, fitness evaluations, and maximal exercise testing.   

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 Are you having difficulty hearing over Zoom or through technology?  Has the use of masks made it more difficult to hear during communication?  Do you feel your hearing is fine but you want a baseline test? Our clinic offers free evaluations for most audiologic concerns. 

Due to safety protocols, these services are only available to the Ithaca College Community (students, staff and faculty). 

If you are interested in receiving testing or treatment, please contact the clinic at ewingclinic@ithaca.edu or 607 274-3714 for a screening form

                                                   

“The Ithaca College Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy clinic is now taking clients for OT and PT services"

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As the Passover cleaning & preparations start, we want to hear from every one of you that has an interest or need for Kosher for Passover food.  

  • What Passover foods do you need? Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner?
  • Do you have any specific requirements, questions, or concerns regarding what will be available? 

Come by Kosher Korner at Terrace Dining Hall. Meet with Chaim our new Kosher Supervisor. He is available between 8 AM - 7 PM Sunday through Friday.

Can't make it to Terrace Dining Hall to meet in person? You can email Chaim at CGoldgrab@ithaca.edu.

Follow @ickosherkorner on Instagram for daily menus and all the latest updates regarding Kosher on Campus. 

Limited Canvas Pilot

Contributed by Jenna Linskens on 03/11/21 

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The LMS Implementation Team is excited to announce an opportunity for faculty and staff to participate in a limited pilot of IC’s new learning management system, Canvas.  Please read on for information regarding the pilot and engagement opportunities available at the end of March. 

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Posted on behalf of La Jerne Terry Cornish, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

I am writing to update the campus community on plans for the forthcoming reopening of Ithaca College’s satellite instructional sites.

London Center (ICLC)

We are actively planning for a Fall 2021 reopening of the beautiful Ithaca College London Center. As recently announced on Intercom, Professor of Theatre Arts Catherine Weidner will serve as the Interim Director of ICLC for 2021-22, joining Orla McCormick, Associate Director, and the London Center staff who are eager to welcome IC students back to London. As we prepare, we continue to monitor guidance involving international travel as well as the many health and safety expectations the Center must observe.

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Spring is finally here IC! The days are getting longer and warmer, as we continue to chug right along through this semester. Kudos are in order to our entire IC community as we continue to keep our numbers low and our spirits high, but that is not the only thing that is brightening our mood these days! Keep on reading our latest installment of COVID-19 Updates to find out more! 

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All are welcome to join the IT Gender Inclusion Network on Tuesday, March 16 at 12:10 PM as we watch the Ted Talk, “Ada Lovelace: The Original Woman in Tech," presented by Zoe Philpott. After watching the video, we will discuss the presentation and highlight current women working in STEM at Ithaca College who serve as essential employees both behind the scenes and on the frontlines.

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