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The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) seeks a cohort of current and future faculty leaders to participate in the pilot of an Institute on Antiracism and Equity. In the Institute we will build on and go beyond work done at IC and in the Ithaca community regarding diversity, inclusion, and equity. We will address racism head on and adopt a non-neutral approach in our pedagogy, curriculum, and campus culture, if not our lives. As Ibram X. Kendi states, “The opposite of ‘racist’ isn’t ‘not racist.’”

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A friendly reminder to faculty: Instructional Development Fund proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, February 15.

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Full-time, continuing faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the Center for Faculty Excellence for CFRD released time during the Spring 2021 semester.

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Summer Grants are intended to support post-terminal degree scholarly/creative endeavors. Full-time continuing faculty and faculty regularly employed on at least a half-time basis are eligible. Awards provide $3,350 in compensation for eight weeks of full-time work. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by February 21. Guidelines and application form may be found at www.ithaca.edu/cfe/research/summer_grants.

The President Shirley M. Collado Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Ithaca College Community is presented to an Ithaca College faculty member who exemplifies President Collado’s vision of excellence in education. Such excellence is demonstrated through an inclusive approach to educational practices of teaching, research, and/or leadership. Sites of practice include the classroom, the campus, and the community, whether local or global. The President Shirley M. Collado Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Ithaca College Community is intended to support the professional development of the chosen faculty member to further enhance their capacity for equitable and inclusive leadership in all relevant academic and community areas. The $5000 Award is made possible by the generous gift of Gloria Hobbs, Honorary Alumna & Trustee of Ithaca College.

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Rainbow IC Lapel Pins are available for LGBTQ+ identifying staff and faculty members. Please fill out this form to request a pin and we will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Cornish:  

Please save the date and time for the All-Faculty Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.  Light refreshments will be available from 11:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. with the meeting beginning promptly at 12:10 p.m.   

The agenda will include an overview of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) data, the student experience update, and the relationship between NSSE data, the student experience and the classroom experience.  

We look forward to seeing you!

Anyone is welcome to join for silent and guided meditation from 12:00 - 12:30 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Muller Chapel Sanctuary. Cushions provided. Beginners welcome.

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Rabbi Saul Berman, a leading Orthodox thinker who was active in both the Civil Rights and Soviet Jewry movements, will recount his experiences in the Civil Rights movement and other social justice work on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in Muller Chapel.

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 The Faculty Advocate position is a new 3-year position created by the Office of the Provost in conjunction with Faculty Council, as of Fall 2019. This position is served by a tenured faculty person who continues to teach in their departments with a reduced teaching load. Dr. Sue-Je Gage was nominated to serve the first term in this inaugural position. The Faculty Advocate offers a space where faculty members may discuss problems or issues. Information provided here is to inform faculty until a website is completed. 

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The Office of Judicial Affairs is seeking Faculty Justices who are interested in serving on Student Conduct Review Board hearings regarding cases of alleged sexual misconduct, domestic/dating violence, and stalking.

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The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about opioid drugs, harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an medical emergency. Participants who complete the training will receive an identification card that they can use to obtain a free naloxone kit at the STAP location in downtown Ithaca.

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Rabbi Saul Berman, a leading Orthodox thinker who was active in both the Civil Rights and Soviet Jewry movements, will recount his experiences in the Civil Rights movement and other social justice work on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in Muller Chapel.

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The Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus suite of products are now available to the campus community via the following options:

  • New self-service installation options are available for college-owned computers
  • Starting this Spring all technology renewal computers will come with Office 365 ProPlus
  • Office 365 ProPlus will be installed in all lab and classroom computers in the Summer 2020 (Office 365 ProPlus is fully backwards compatible with the current version installed in the lab and classrooms)

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Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management & Sustainability

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Rabbi Saul Berman, a leading Orthodox thinker who was active in both the Civil Rights and Soviet Jewry movements, will recount his experiences in the Civil Rights movement and other social justice work on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in Muller Chapel.

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On Sunday, February 2nd at 3:00 PM in the Presser Room of the Whalen Center a panel discussion featuring three notable authors Eva Fogelman, Roald Hoffmann and Dan Schwarz will explore why some bystanders in the midst of the Holocaust were compelled to risk their lives and resist a state-sponsored genocide. The panel will also examine what role conscience and moral courage play in confronting hate today. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session and a reception. 

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ITHACON, the nation’s second-oldest comic book convention is being held at Ithaca College on March 21 & 22 in Emerson Suites.

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We want to thank everyone for their patience through the transition to IC HR Cloud. Today (01/15/2020) the first semi-monthly pay processed through IC HR Cloud and we wanted to share information regarding your payslip:

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On Sunday, February 2nd at 3:00 PM in the Presser Room of the Whalen Center a panel discussion featuring three notable authors Eva Fogelman, Roald Hoffmann and Dan Schwarz will explore why some bystanders in the midst of the Holocaust were compelled to risk their lives and resist a state-sponsored genocide. The panel will also examine what role conscience and moral courage play in confronting hate today. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session and a reception. 

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