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January 25, 2022
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College Briefs Sept. 2

New student volunteers needed for office of student conduct board

The Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards is seeking student board members for the 2021–22 academic year.

The student board member position is a one year, volunteer appointment. Students who are selected to serve on the conduct review board will take turns sitting on hearing boards with faculty and staff board members and hearing cases of alleged academic and non-academic misconduct.

Volunteers should be in good academic standing with Ithaca College and be willing to participate in training prior to starting the position.

Board members will be notified when hearings are to take place, and will participate based on their availability, typically serving one to three times per semester. Conduct review boards on average last one to three hours.

 

Canvas workshop series offered to faculty through September

Faculty members are invited to attend a series of Canvas workshops throughout the month of September.

All sessions will be held through Zoom. The workshops will be delivered by vendor trainers and are supported by staff from Learning and Innovative Technologies and the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Examples of trainings that will be offered include: “Creating Assessments with New Quizzes,” “Grading and Feedback,” “Canvas Studio,” “Group Work and Collaboration with Office 365” and “Humanize Your Online Course with VoiceThread.”

 

New student workers needed for on-campus safety patrol job

The Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol (SASP) is hiring new staff members for the fall semester.

SASP workers patrol the campus in pairs at night to ensure the safety of the campus community. SASP members check all residential and academic buildings to make sure they are secure, respond to emergencies and provide walking escorts at night for students who feel uncomfortable walking alone.

 

Friends 110 lab open to students for both desktop and laptop use

The Friends 110 lab is open for student use anytime that Friends Hall is open. The lab has Windows and Mac desktop computers and a laptop kiosk for loans can be found in the hallway.

Campus community members will be asked to swipe in and out of the lab with their college ID cards.

All are welcome to use the lab as long as they are in compliance with college testing and screening requirements. An Information Technology Lab Consultant will be available for assistanance from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday through Friday. They will also be available 2–11 p.m. on weekends.

During these times, students will be able to check out these items: Macbook Pro USB-C chargers, iPhone Lightning to USB chargers, Multi-port USB-C, Lightning and Micro USB charger, Nintendo Switches and controllers, Xbox One console and controllers, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch, Just Dance for Xbox, Atari Blast Flashback console and Bandai Namco Blast Flashback console.

 

Swim lessons available this fall from swimming and diving team

The Swimming and Diving team will be offering their annual fall swim lessons this semester.

A member of the team will teach participants in either a private lesson or in a group of two.

Lessons will be 30 minutes with sessions to be offered 10–10:30 a.m., 10:45–11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.–noon. Lessons are to be offered Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2 and 9.

Each participant will be subject to a temperature check and COVID-19 screening questions.

Interested individuals can register at recreation.ithaca.edu.

 

PPECS services updates policies and guidelines for fall semester

Park Portable Equipment Center & Services (PPECS) will continue

to be reservation based for Fall 2021. Reservations can be made via the patron portal between two weeks and at least 48 hours in advance. Pro reservations will be required at least 72 hours in advance.

Students can make returns to PPECS in the mornings on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Checkouts can be made in the afternoons on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. PPECS will be closed on the weekends.

There will also be no walk-ins during the Fall 2021.

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