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The Office of the Provost & VPEA invites applications for the Dana Professorship. 

The Ithaca College Dana Professorship recognizes excellence among excellence. Thanks to the Charles A. Dana Foundation’s generosity and foresight, Dana Professorships are awarded to selected Ithaca College full professors who have demonstrated a continued record of excellence as well as a promise of outstanding future contributions in teaching, professional endeavor in their area of specialty, and service to college and community. Dana Professors serve as role models and mentors for faculty and students, freely sharing their leadership, expertise, advice, and experience with the College’s community and others who seek it. Towards this end, the Dana Professors’ activities reflect positively on and enhance the College’s national and international reputation as a center for academic and artistic inquiry. 

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Thursday, April 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Participants are invited to stay for a reception and light refreshments with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00

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Midterm and Block One Grades

Contributed by Vikki Levine on 03/22/2017 

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Friendly Reminder:

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Today the contingent faculty union met with administration to attempt to head off a strike and settle a contract that provides fair pay for part-time faculty and job stability for full-time contingent faculty. We did not come to an agreement, and as of today our strike on March 28th and 29th is still on.

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ITHACON, Ithaca's classic comic book convention, is being held on March 25 and March 25 at the Ithaca College Campus Center. Acres of free parking and all events and activities are FREE. 

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ITHACON, Ithaca’s classic comic book convention, is being held on March 25 and March 25 at the Ithaca College Campus Center. Acres of free parking and all events and activities are FREE. 

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Ithaca College's exchange partner Akita International University (AIU) offers semester, full year, and short-term study abroad opportunities in English for IC students, as well as opportunities for international collaboration for faculty.  There will be an informational meeting this Tuesday, March 21, 12:10-1:00, in Friends 205 with an AIU representative who will be visiting campus.  The meeting is open to both students and faculty members wishing to learn more about what AIU has to offer.

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ITHACON, Ithaca’s classic comic book convention, is being held on March 25 and March 25 at the Ithaca College Campus Center.  All activities FREE.  Panels on Harry Potter, Fan Fiction, and Star Wars/Trek; conversations with Tamora Pierce and former Marvel Comics Editor in Chief Jim Shooter; Creative Workshops and Cosplay.

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ITHACON, Ithaca’s classic comic book convention, is being held on March 25 and March 25 at the Ithaca College Campus Center.  All events and activities are FREE. Activities suggested for kids include creative workshops, crafting, Harry Potter trivia, Dungeons and Dragons, and grabbing a nerf blaster to hunt "zombies" in the Zombie Maze.

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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Provost & VPEA

Faculty are encouraged to take advantage of the internal funding initiatives housed within the provost’s office. 

Academic Challenge Funding
Awards for faculty-student teams (consisting of at least one faculty member and one student) involved in goal-oriented collaborative research, professional or creative activity.

Academic Mini-Grant Funding
Awards for tenured or tenure-track faculty to further faculty research, professional or creative activity.

The deadline is May 1st for the spring selection process.  These funds must be used between June 1 and November 30.

You can apply at any time.  For additional information or to acess the applications, go to the website:




The Office of State Grants (OSG) would like to invite you to participate in the OSG Faculty Mentoring Program. The goal of the mentoring program is to create or provide pre-professional development opportunities and guidance to HEOP, CSTEP and CSTEM students (includes ALANA students and students of color) giving them a better chance for real-time success in college and beyond graduation.

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Greetings! So that both faculty and students have a clear sense of when ICC course designations are effective, CCR has established deadlines for proposal submission. For ICC designations to be effective for Fall 2017 course offerings, proposals must be submitted to no later than April 1, 2017.

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You can post midterm grades for your students now through Wednesday, March 22nd.

If you have any questions feel free to email or call 607-274-3127. Thank you.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) is an educational community experience for first-year students with goals of easing student transitions, supporting academic success, and furthering student learning.

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OSEMA is looking for 1 adviser to travel with students on their Summer Service trip to Boulder Creek, California, from May 13 - 20, 2017. This trip will take place at YMCA Camp Campbell’s Outdoor Education Camp, located in the beautiful Redwoods about an hour south of San Francisco.

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Submitted on Behalf of Carole Dennis and Wade Pickren, Co-chairs, Research Council

Last November a Faculty Scholarship, Research and Creative Inquiry Fair was held where various faculty members presented their research or scholarly work in a lightning round format.

The event was very successful and we would like to repeat it with new presenters on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm.

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Presented by Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator

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We are looking for infants who will soon turn 8 months or are any age between 8 and 11 months, who are able to crawl, and are typically developing.

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