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Rayahna Tryka
Junior Anya Watkins works at the Career Caravan desk in the A&E Center on Monday, March 4.

Faculty Excellence Award nominations open 

The Office of the Provost, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee are inviting nominations for the annual Faculty Excellence Awards at Ithaca College. There will be eight awards across four different categories and all faculty can be nominated. The deadline to submit a nomination is March 18. Both self-nominations and nominations of others are accepted. Eligibility of nominees includes faculty of any rank and any track. The Faculty Development Committee will attempt to ensure balance among schools, disciplines, areas of excellence, rank and track. Each award recipient will receive $1,125. Individuals can vote through the Faculty Excellence Award Nomination Form. Individuals with any questions can contact [email protected]

Department of Biology seminar series offered for careers in Biology

The Department of Biology offers a seminar series each semester representing a broad range of topics in biology. The seminar is open to the entire community and will be taking place at 1 p.m. March 8 in CNS 112.  Students are invited to speak with the speaker in a small group following the talk to answer questions related to the topic presented or to answer questions regarding different careers in biology.  Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Susan Witherup at [email protected] or 607-274-3511. Requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible. 

Collegiate Travel Planners’ portal is open for students to self-register 

Collegiate Travel Planners (CTP) is active and travelers may begin using the new portal. Each traveler will need to self-register by following the directions on the travel services site  All flights for travel, both domestic and international, must be booked through the new portal. There will be training for the portal from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 7. Individuals who have questions can contact [email protected].   

Financial consulting appointments currently open with Stephen Smith 

Students and the campus community can meet with Stephen Smith, TIAA representative at the college, for a one-on-one financial consulting appointment. Appointments are available every Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4 to April 29 in the Peggy Ryan Williams Building Garden  Level Conference Room. The campus community can get their questions answered about investing and retirement. Individuals can RSVP for sessions on the TIAA’s website or by calling 800-732-8353 on weekdays from  8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Spring break occupancy forms must be completed by March 7 

All residents of Ithaca College dorms intending to stay in their room/apartment must complete the online spring break occupancy form by 5 p.m. March 7.  The form is located on  IC Workflow  and more information on the process can be found on the Residential Life break housing website. Break housing begins at 12 p.m. March 9. Limited services are available during break housing periods and there will be a limited number of Residential Life staff present on campus to assist with lockouts and emergencies. The Office of Public Safety will remain open. The office will resume regular services at 12 p.m. March 17. Students leaving for spring break must turn off all electrical appliances and items except fish tanks and refrigerators, remove all garbage and trash in outside areas, remove recyclables to outside recycling areas, open curtains, close and lock windows, remove all secure valuables in rooms, turn off all the lights in rooms and lock room doors. Residential life staff will check rooms for compliance with the closing procedures listed above and compliance with removal of previous health and safety violations. Staff will document any health and safety violations, unauthorized furniture, illegal appliances, or other violations of Residential Life regulations found in any room including residents registered for break housing. 

SAB screening of Barbie with ice cream and crafts March 7 

The Student Activities Board will be holding a screening for Barbie at 7–9  p.m. March 7 in Emerson Suites.  There will be ice cream and crafts at the screening. Students can RSVP for the event on IC Engage to secure a spot at the event. Email [email protected] with any questions or concerns. SAB provides quality entertainment and education opportunities to enlighten and engage the campus community.  SAB has comedy, shows films and music, speakers and special events throughout the academic year.   

Students taught how to rent in NYC with real estate presentation  

Cooper & Cooper Real Estate will be conducting an online presentation to provide information on how to rent in New York City after college.  The event will be virtually held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. March 7. Students can RSVP on the Cooper & Cooper website. Cooper & Cooper is a premier residential real estate brokerage firm based in Manhattan, transacting apartment rentals and sales.  Cooper & Cooper works with nearly every major landlord, building and apartment throughout NYC — Uptown, Downtown, East Side and West Side.  Topics of conversation include starting your search, neighborhoods and subways, apartment shapes and sizes, the application process, paperwork requirements, income and credit guidelines and the real estate market. For students to receive Student Leadership Institute (SLI) credit for the workshop, students will need to RSVP at least 24 hours in advance.

Student Health Ambassadors promote Healthy Mind Survey 

Student Health Ambassadors will have a table open in Textor Hall March 7 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to educate the campus community about the Healthy Minds Survey. The survey will be open until March 11. Students who take the survey will have the chance to win a $25 Visa gift card. Students who participate will also be entered into the Center for Health Promotion’s monthly raffle to have the chance to win a bigger prize. The survey was designed for the Center of Health Promotion to learn more about student mental wellness at the college. The survey will determine how the Center of Health Promotion can further support students on campus.

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