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Do you teach first-year students? Encourage them to come out to our second event in this year’s First-Year Speaker Series.

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The Office of the Provost and Information Technology have partnered to introduce a new self-service option for optical scanning of student assessments. Now available this self-serve option will allow faculty to scan student exams in a more expedited manner.

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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 spring 2019 course offerings, proposals must be submitted to icc@ithaca.edu no later than November 1. Winter session designations are due by October 15.

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The Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) along with the Engagement and Client Technologies departments in IT are hosting an 8-week pilot of the Dell Canvas. Faculty are encouraged to demo the device and provide feedback.  

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Midterm Grades

Contributed by Vikki Levine on 10/12/18 

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Faculty can post midterm grades for students now through Wednesday, October 24 at 10:00pm via HomerConnect.

This is an opportunity to prepare for easy final grading by ensuring:

o   You can access Homer Connect?

o   All of the students attending your class are on your class roster?

o   All of the students on your class roster are attending your class?

 If you have issues with any of the above situations please email registrar@ithaca.edu or call 607-274-3127.

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The deadline for 2019 winter session undergraduate course proposals is October 15th.

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Resident Assistants for the Summer College for High School Students program work at Ithaca College from June 17 - July 20, 2019. 

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Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence  - Faculty in Residence. 

How might refined attention bring about deepened concentration, insight, and awareness within our classrooms?  Join the Contemplative Cafe for a discussion of pedagogical techniques for learning.  The Contemplative Café series will be held in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett.

Meditation and Wellness
Dr. Mary Bentley, Health Promotion & Physical Education
When:  Monday, October 15, 12:00-1:00pm

Mary Bentley will discuss how she uses meditation as one of the health behaviors that is a part of a project called “5 for 5” - experiencing 5 small, healthful behavior changes for 5 days each – in her class “Wellness: multicultural perspectives on Health and Healing”. 

Register here. 

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A regional organization 
(CNYCDA) is hosting an Internship Showcase event on November 10th in Syracuse. Selected students will be given an opportunity to give a 3-minute presentation about their prior internship experiences (including field work, performances, etc) for the opportunity to win a $500 prize!

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Submitted on behalf of Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish:

I invite you all to an All-Faculty Meeting to be held on Thursday, October 25 from 8 to 10 a.m. in Emerson Suites. 

The purpose of the meeting will be to give an overview of the Strategic Planning process, provide an opportunity to answer any questions you may have and also give an overview of the Board of Trustees meeting.   

 

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Midterm Grades

Contributed by Vikki Levine on 10/08/18 

View printable version

Faculty can post midterm grades for students now through Wednesday, October 24 at 10:00pm via HomerConnect.

This is an opportunity to prepare for easy final grading by ensuring:

o   You can access Homer Connect?

o   All of the students attending your class are on your class roster?

o   All of the students on your class roster are attending your class?

If you have issues with any of the above situations please email registrar@ithaca.edu or call 607-274-3127.

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Tuesday, October 16th from 8:00am through 12:00pm in Emerson Suites, Ithaca College will be holding our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination.  

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 Join us while slots are still available. 

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Faculty are encouraged to submit a brief proposal for a one credit mini-course in Block II of the spring semester. The 2019 Festival theme for FLEFF is Disruptions. Last year's mini-courses can be viewed at https://www.ithaca.edu/fleff/minicourses/

Please contact Warren Schlesinger, FLEFF course coordinator, for more information. warren@ithaca.edu. Proposals will be reviewed as submitted until all courses are chosen.

Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost

It is my pleasure to invite faculty applications for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 semester of the London Sabbatical Program.  Applicants should be eligible for an approved and funded sabbatical from their School covering faculty salary either for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 semester.  The selected faculty members are expected to teach one course complementary to the London Center curriculum, interact with London Center instructors and students, and attend London Center faculty meetings. A course with an ICC designation is preferred.

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 Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence on behalf of Julia Lapp, Faculty in Residence. 

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Tuesday, November 13, 4:00-5:00pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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The Teaching & Learning with Technology team will be providing multiple opportunities to collaborate with peers and learn from each other this semester through a variety of Learning Series sessions. 

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The Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence, the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and the Office of Human Resources invite you to participate in a half-day training session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of a search chair or member while incorporating best practices for inclusion.

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