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The deadline for winter session 2016 undergraduate course proposals is October 1st.

If you'd like to propose a winter session undergraduate course, contact your department chair.

Questions? Visit the For Faculty site or contact Jen Wofford at jwofford@ithaca.edu.

Summer session course proposals due November 1st.

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Greetings from the new Director of ICC!

Please note the following list of updates and requests related to the ICC as we move into the new year.

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Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories.  Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects.  Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by September 15, November 15, February 15, and April 15.  If the 15th falls on a weekend, proposals will be due the next week day.  Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.

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Cheryl Rameau, Esq. Class of 1990, will be the keynote speaker at the annual ALANA ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS BANQUET on Saturday, September 19, 2015 in Emerson Suites. 

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving recombinant DNA or any potentially bio-hazardous material, including pathogens, biological toxins, or human cells, tissues, organs or fluids must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of activities that present risk of infection or illness in humans.

Federal guidelines require that applicants possess prior experience with a particular agent or procedure, and those supervising the activity should be familiar with proper safety precautions, procedures involving storage, and disposal. A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Biosafety website – http://www.ithaca.edu/sponsored-research/biosafety/.

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Practices will probably be MWF 6-7:30 a.m. at the A and E pool.  With enough interest, there will be multiple workouts for different levels and goals. 

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research/IACUC Chair

All faculty planning to conduct research or classroom activity involving live vertebrate animals for research and/or teaching must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee before undertaking that activity. This committee provides federally-mandated oversight of all activities that have a direct impact on the well-being of animals.

Ithaca College’s animal use program is managed in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.  A link to federal guidelines can be found on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee website –http://www.ithaca.edu/sponsored-research/iacuc/.

Protocols for review must be received by Thursday, August 27, 2015 by 5pm.

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The Technology Learning Center in Friends Hall 101 will be offering Intro to Sakai workshops on Friday, August 21 at 2:00 PM and Tuesday, August 25 at 10:30 AM.  

This hour-long workshop will be followed by a 30-minute open lab for additional Sakai help.

Please register for this session on our website at www.ithaca.edu/its/tlc

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a volunteer trip to Syracuse, NY, during the fall break period (October 15 – October 17). Students will be working with the Syracuse Rescue Mission, which provides meals, shelter, as well as a variety of other services to residents of Syracuse who are experiencing extreme poverty or homelessness.

 

Advisers are needed to help manage the group’s schedule, assist with driving the Ithaca College van, and to facilitate a post-service reflection. Adviser participation is 100% subsidized through the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs. The group will depart from Ithaca on Thursday, and return Saturday evening.

 

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 This is an unusual announcement, but here goes.  I think we need a course where students can consider Birth, Living, and Dying--their own, but also everybody's.  

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REMINDER: The Add/Drop deadline for Summer Internships and Individualized Study experiences is July 15.

If you sign a petition for a summer student after the deadline, let us know. We want to pay you.

Visit the OES For Faculty site for more information.

Are you interested in fostering a culture of interaction between students and faculty within the residence halls?  Please consider serving as a Faculty Fellow for the HOME Program!

The HOME Program (Housing Offering a Multicultural Experience) is located in Eastman Hall and provides new students with an opportunity to live in a culturally diverse environment where they can experience, discuss, and learn about cross-cultural and global issues.  Programs offered to HOME residents include international guest lecturers, information sessions about study abroad, film discussions, cultural exchange dinners, and art and music events.

 

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Please submit them to the Campus Store as soon as possible.

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Summer Session I starts next Tuesday!  The Technology Learning Center, Friends Hall 101, is here to help with your Sakai support needs.  The TLC is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Teaching a summer course? Have end of the semester questions on Sakai, Turning Technologies, Turnitin? Want to get started building your fall courses?  ITS has set up some drop-in hours with professional staff on these technologies, course design, screen casting, web conferencing, ipads, paperless grading, etc.

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ITS is upgrading Sakai for the Fall 2015 term with many new features (including a search tool) and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility. 

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m. (Register here)
Light on the Hill Retreat Center

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Fall 2015 Textbook Requisitions were due on April 6th, 2015.

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If you are teaching an online course this summer it's never too early to start planning.  ITS professional staff can help with Sakai, iRubric, course design, video screencast production, Turnitin, paperless grading, web conferencing, Office Online etc.  In May, we are offering special drop-in hours. Bring your syllabus and content and we can help you make progress on your course.

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Information Technology Services is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs, eClassrooms and meeting rooms for the 2015-16 academic year. If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing-Guida (lefing@ithaca.edu) and Brian Brashear (bbrashear@ithaca.edu) no later than Monday, June 1, 2015.

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