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This one-hour workshop was designed to help faculty serving on search committees better understand how unconscious bias might show up in the search process and what to do when it does. This workshop is meant to compliment that offered in the Inclusive Faculty Search trainings and will be co-facilitated by Belisa González, Director, CSCRE & Associate Professor, Sociology and Judith Pena-Shaff, Associate Professor, Psychology. Space is limited to 15 participants per session. Please register at the CFE events page


Date: Wednesday September 25th

Time: 12-1

Location:Cayuga Lake room


Date:Friday October 4th

Time: 10-11

Location:CFE 316 Gannett Center



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When:  Thursday, October 3, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm (lunch provided)
Where:  Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett
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When: Tuesday, October 8, 12:00-1:00 pm
Where: Center for Faculty Excellence
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Please join the Women’s Mentoring Network (WMN) on October 2, 4-6pm in Clark Lounge for conversations and connections over beverages and snacks! This is an opportunity to meet women in the network, connect with potential mentors and/or mentees, and explore options for joining or creating mentoring circles.

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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 Fall 2020 semester.

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This semester we are proud to offer five days of teaching visits. From September 30th - October 4th, classes taught by some of the most respected (and willing) instructors across many disciplines will open their classroom doors to faculty of all ranks. This year, faculty can select a session of interest from over thirty-five class choices. 

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Tuesday, September 17
12.00pm – 1.00pm
Wednesday, September 25
12.00pm – 1.00pm

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The Women’s Mentoring Network is proud to announce the Fall 2019 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus.  Additional topics will be added later in the semester… stay tuned for more details.

Registration will be limited to 10 women (faculty and staff) per conversation to allow for meaningful dialogue. If there is interest that exceeds capacity, we can explore adding more dates.  Additionally, if there is a new topic that you would like to host, please email Julie Dorsey ( to discuss details.

All conversations are held at the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett. Registration for all events can be found here.

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The Committee for College-wide Requirements (CCR) is requesting faculty volunteers for ICC designation subcommittees.

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Friday, Sept. 27th
10 - 10:50am
Park Auditorium 

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Lee Gordon is the co-founder of Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel, and a respected peace activist who will be meeting with members of the Ithaca College community over a free, vegetarian lunch in the Taughannock Falls Room of Campus Center on Monday, September 23rd from 12 Noon to 1:15. Hand in Hand works to support a strong, inclusive, shared society in Israel through its network of bilingual public schools serving both Arab and Jewish children.

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Registration is currently open for the Fall offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women. Spaces still remain available for this class, which will be conducted in four 3-hour sessions on Tuesday evenings during October from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  This course is open to any student, faculty or staff member who identifies as female.

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The Women’s Mentoring Network is proud to announce a coffee conversation titled White Fragility: Cultivating accountability and action around white supremacy. This session will be held September 24th, 12-1pm and will be hosted by Eileen Harrington.

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 IC's Summer College for High School Students is looking to add a few more courses to its one week and three week program. Faculty are encouraged to contact Warren Schlesinger, Director of the Summer College program ( or 4-3951), for more information and to look at 

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The Women’s Mentoring Network is excited to kick off another academic year!

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Nizar Farsakh, Chair of the Board of the Museum of the Palestinian People and Ori Nir from American For Peace Now will be visiting Ithaca College to share their understanding of the origins and current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a shared conversation on Tuesday, September 17th from 7 to 9 PM in Emerson Suites. 

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Every year the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival offers mini courses that take advantage of the week long Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, March 23-29, 2020. We are looking for faculty who would like to teach a one credit course inspired by the theme of the 2020 Festival, 'INFILTRATIONS.'  

Faculty from all disciplines are invited to suggest courses. Courses begin after Spring break and may be offered at traditional times, MWF or TTh or may be weekend courses or may even meet one night a week. Students in the FLEFF mini courses will attend several FLEFF events and film screenings that may connect to the material covered in the FLEFF courses.  

Contact Warren Schlesinger, FLEFF Mini Course Coordinator, for more information or to suggest a course ( or 4-3951). Visit for more information about FLEFF.



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Faculty/Staff Meal Plans are now available on IC Workflow! Click here to opt in or reload!

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A friendly reminder to faculty:  proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, September 15

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Faculty/Staff Meal Plans are now available on IC Workflow! Click here to opt in or reload!

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