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Contributed by Katie Sack on 08/01/2014
If you work behind a desk, you are well aware of the difficulties that it brings to your body. Desk work can often lead to back and neck pain as well as heart disease, and staring at a computer screen for long periods of time could result in eye strain and headaches.
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Contributed by Don Austin on 08/01/2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) will be sending students on two volunteer trips during the 2014 Fall Break. One adviser is needed for trip that will take place at the Syracuse Rescue Mission.
The RM campus has an emergency shelter, day center and serves three meals a day at their food services center. On any given night, they have over 250 men sleeping under their roof. Each day, volunteers at the Rescue Mission serve over 725 meals to men, women and children who are food insecure. Trip advisers will assist by accompanying students on their volunteer excursion, helping with oversight during the trip, managing the group's funds while on the trip, and assisting with driving responsibilities.
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Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 07/31/2014
Vivian Bruce Conger presented “‘Amos Strutel . . . sed the money muste be paid so I wente down and paid him the 18 pounds’: Mapping the Economic World of Deborah Franklin,” at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Historians for the Early American Republic (SHEAR), in Philadelphia, July 19, 2014.
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Contributed by Susan Avery on 07/31/2014
Got plans this Wednesday? Of course you do! With us! Don't miss your opportunity to come hear the summer music graduate students of Ithaca College perform a variety of music from classical to folk to jazz on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm in the Muller Chapel.
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Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 07/30/2014
During our fix-it Friday window on August 1st community members may experience an interruption of service for off campus network access.
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Contributed by Don Austin on 07/30/2014
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will be sponsoring a fall break volunteer trip to Syracuse, and we need an adviser to make it happen!
Located in the Mission District, The Rescue Mission is just outside of the downtown area of Syracuse, NY. The RM campus has an emergency shelter, day center and serves three meals a day at their food services center. On any given night, they have over 250 men sleeping under our roof. Each day, they serve over 725 meals to men, women and children who are hungry. In 2012, they gave away over 70,000 pieces of clothing to those in need. This is truly an amazing resource in the Syracuse area, and we are very excited to return!
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Contributed by David Maley on 07/29/2014
Laurie Worrall, the executive director of New York Campus Compact, has been selected to lead the Office of Civic Engagement at Ithaca College. She succeeds Anthony Hopson, who departed the college in May.
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Contributed by David Maley on 07/25/2014
Ithaca College has named Keith “Mac” McIntosh, a proven leader with more than three decades of experience in the field, as its new associate vice president for information technology services and chief information officer. He succeeds Ed Fuller, who retired this past January, and will start at the college on Aug. 25.
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Ithaca College is pleased to announce memberships with the following organizations and programs for the 2014/15 Academic Year: EDUCAUSE, ECAR, ELI, the New Media Consortium, and NERCOMP. Members of the college community are encouraged to take advantages of the information and resources they provide.
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Contributed by Vivian Bruce Conger on 07/24/2014
Conger presented “Sally Franklin Bache: Learning from the Past or Charting a New Course?” at the Fifth Annual Sons of the American Revolution Conference, whose theme this year was “Women in the Era of the American Revolution,” Williamsburg, Virginia, June 20, 2014. Publication of the conference papers (which were pre-circulated and discussed at length at the venue) in a peer-reviewed edited volume is expected in 2015.
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Contributed by Ray Fitzgerald on 07/24/2014
The ITS fixIT shop will be closed on Friday, July 25th. We will reopen on Monday, July 28th at noon.
Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 07/23/2014
An impressive contingency of School of Music faculty, students, and alumni are representing Ithaca College at the International Performing Arts Institute (IPAI) this month.
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Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 07/23/2014
Dr. House, assistant professor of Communication Studies in H&S, will join a distinguished and diverse panel in the Washington, D.C. The panel was assembled by the Human Rights Campaign and The Carpenter Program on Religion, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt Divinity School. The panel's theme is related to Dr. House's ongoing scholarly program: "When Identities Collide: LGBTQ Advocates and Religious Conflict" .
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 07/22/2014
(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College)
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." -James Baldwin
Are you having trouble tying your shoe, climbing the stairs, or are you struggling to get into your favorite summer outfit?
If this sounds familiar, don't hesitate to get started on your weight loss goals now! I lost 60-70 pounds with Weight Watchers and I know that you can too. Let's FACE together what can be difficult to FACE alone. 2014 is the Year of You!
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Contributed by Kristin LiBritz on 07/22/2014
Leadership Tompkins engages a diverse group of aspiring and existing community leaders in building networks, developing leadership skills, and raising awareness of local issues. This community-based program is designed for individuals who want to learn about our county, meet current leaders, and prepare for leadership roles on boards and in their organizations.
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Contributed by Judith Andrew on 07/22/2014
Ithaca Shakespeare Company's 2014 summer season ends this weekend with the final performances of HAMLET and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST.
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Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 07/21/2014
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