intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password



Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Contributed by Karen Emnett, Assistant to the Provost/Manager of Operations: 

The Provost's Office invites current Ithaca College employees who meet the required qualifications to apply for the position of Faculty Information Specialist.

This position will provide administrative and operational support within the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs.  Oversee the monitoring, collecting and verifying faculty data and information.  Coordinate the Faculty Tenure and Promotion process, the Faculty Appeals process, and the Grievance process.  Coordinate submission of faculty reviews, sabbatical reports and transcript of highest degree completed. In addition, oversee non-board related Convocation day events as well as assist with the academic portion of Commencement.

Read more . . . (81 words)

Summer Parking Information

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 06/10/2016 

View printable version

Just a reminder, Blue Permit holders can park in Red Lots for the summer. If you have any questions call the Parking Services Office at 274-3756.

 These Limited Time Offers are available at the Food Court until June 17th:

Read more . . . (108 words)

The Finger Lakes Project: A 2-day interactive training workshop at Wells College in Aurora, July 14-15, 2016

Read more . . . (442 words)

As previously announced, Orbitz for Business will be migrating to Egencia on June 20, 2016.  Online training opportunities are currently being offered through Egencia.

Read more . . . (56 words)

Jenna Harner, Mike Kaminskas, Jonah Restuccio, and Amy Stiefel received first prize in the "Unscripted Series" category at the College Television Awards ceremony for HOLD THAT THOUGHT, a sports debates show that breaks down the biggest sports stories at the local, collegiate, and professional level.  

Read more . . . (33 words)

The Staff of the Office of Career Services will be attending a full-day summer planning meeting, on Thursday, June 9. Drop-ins will not be available on this day. The office will be open to take appointments in-person as well as by phone.

Read more . . . (84 words)

OpenCon is a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system of research and education. 

Read more . . . (334 words)

A workgroup recently revised the procedures for creating course packs and course readers to comply with copyright requirements. These new procedures have been communicated to the schools and should make the process and timeline easier for faculty on campus.

Read more . . . (142 words)

The Online Performance Review process for FY 2015-16 is currently available.  The performance review process can be accessed through IC Employee Self-Service in Parnassus.  All performance reviews must be completed and acknowledged by Thursday, June 30, 2016.

Read more . . . (301 words)

Summer Parking Information

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 06/08/2016 

View printable version

Just a reminder, Blue Permit holders can park in Red Lots for the summer. If you have any questions call the Parking Services Office at 274-3756.

 Summer is finally here! We hope that you're all enjoying the warm weather and sunshine! 

First, we have some exciting news: Terrace Dining Hall is currently under renovation! We hope that you'll stop in for a lunch or dinner once it's completed in August. Until then, our Administrative Offices have moved to the 3rd floor of Friends Hall. 

Sandella's Café and the Food Court are now open for your dining needs. Here are our Summertime Hours of Operation. Keep your eyes peeled for BOGO opportunities and special limited time offers! 

 Speaking of deals...

Read more . . . (155 words)

 Ithaca College seeks a faculty member (NTEN, Tenure Eligible or Tenured) with experience in working with students in mentored inquiry (including either traditional undergraduate research or mentored professional or creative activity) to be a campus leader in supporting mentored inquiry (also called undergraduate research in some disciplines).

Read more . . . (195 words)

Ithaca College seeks to hire an Associate Provost for Experiential and Integrative Learning (APEIL) for a pilot 3-year appointment to lead the College’s efforts to develop, implement and enhance high quality opportunities for and the number of students participating in: community-based learning/civic engagement; mentored inquiry; credit-bearing internships; study abroad and/or study away (domestic immersive experiences); and experiential learning.

Read more . . . (489 words)

Microfinance been hailed as an effective way to fight poverty, but as more banks enter the industry looking to make a profit, are microloans simply trapping more people in debt? Duncan Duke, assistant professor of management in Ithaca College’s School of Business, is conducting research in northern Mexico in hopes of shedding light on the answer.

Read more . . . (455 words)

 This session will present strategies and skills for the performance review process.  Participants will be exploring the nature of conflict present in most evaluation processes and how that potentially negative dynamic can be transformed by skills and strategies that create and hold space for the conversation.

Read more . . . (65 words)

Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, Parent ’01, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

I am pleased to inform you that the search for the next president of Ithaca College is now live. As I described to you in my last update, the search committee and search firm collaborated with great focus and intentionality during the month of May to finalize the position’s prospectus (also known as the opportunity statement) that will be shared with the public and all prospective candidates. The opportunity statement is now complete, and I encourage you all to view it on the presidential search website and share it with your colleagues at IC and elsewhere. I also encourage you to nominate individuals you feel would be strong candidates for consideration. Nominations can be submitted to

Read more . . . (408 words)

On June 7, 2016 Lieutenant Bill Kerry will complete his last day of work having served our campus community and his Public Safety team for more than 14 years. Bill will be joining the Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) Campus Police as Associate Director/Deputy Chief of Police.

Read more . . . (29 words)

Juniors Brandy Smith and Katherine Pitman of the Ithaca College women's track & field team claimed national titles during the first day of the NCAA Division III National Championship on Thursday afternoon, May 26, at Walston-Hoover Stadium on the campus of Wartburg College.

Read more . . . (366 words)

BalanceWorks June Newsletter

Contributed by Katie Sack on 06/06/2016 

View printable version

As the weather warms up, we are looking forward to jumping into those swimming holes! Be sure you are being safe around all types of water by reading the BalanceWorks June Newsletter

recent stories

News and Notices

Lectures and Presentations

Arts and Performances

Learning Opportunities


News for Faculty

News for Staff

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News

Comings and Goings