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Thank You for a Successful POD!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/20/2016 

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On Tuesday, October 18th Ithaca College hosted our annual Point of Dispensing (POD) for all faculty, staff, and students to receive a free flu vaccination. This year our POD staff vaccinated over 900 individuals! That’s 450 more than we have done in either of our two previous PODS.  

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It’s National Retirement Security Week. Watch what happens when Nick & Nina have lunch together.

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Dear campus community –

Prior to the start of the semester, a number of IC members felt it was important to bring the campus together to discuss the violence that occurred throughout the summer. The first event was a great success and those in attendance overwhelmingly indicated that they would like these conversations to continue.  Our next Campus Conversation will take place on November 2 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Emerson Suites.

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Four senior BFA women in theatre arts: Eunice Akinola, Molly Makowiec, Jordan Pesci-Smith, and Brooke Shilling accompanied Associate Professor Kathleen Mulligan to the second annual Statera Conference for Women in Theatre in Denver, Colorado over fall break. 

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On Monday, October 24th, at 5:30 p.m. in Business 103, Joyce Coleman, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, will give a talk titled "'Withinne a Paved Parlour':  Criseyde and Domestic Reading in a City under Siege."  The phrase quoted in her title comes from the scene in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (II.82) in which Pandarus encounters Criseyde and two other women listening to the story of the siege of Thebes being read aloud.

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 Come spend happy hour this Friday afternoon in South Hill Natural Area!

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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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Emerson Halloween

Contributed by Darnell Thompson on 10/19/2016 

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Want a fun safe trick or treat experience for children on campus!? 

Emerson Halloween is where you want to be! 

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A leading expert in the study of self-injury, Dr. Janis Whitlock of Cornell University will discuss her path-breaking studies that identify the social contexts that contribute to non-suicidal self-injury in adolescence and young adulthood, as well as how families, communities, and health care professionals can productively respond.  The lecture will be at 7pm on October 25, 2016 in Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.


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Please join the Finger Lakes Independence Center and IC Disability Studies occupational therapy students on October 26 from 4 – 6pm at the Center for Health Sciences Room 203 to view CinemAbility and join in a discussion with the filmmaker, Jenni Gold.

Free and open to all who are interested.


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The Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee presents “Referring a Student in Distress”, October 25th at 12:10 pm in Taughannock Falls Campus Center. 

The Ithaca College Awareness, Response and Education (ICARE) is a referral process which deals with concerns regarding the well-being of individual students and the safety of the campus community.  Case Manager, Christina McMahon of Students Affairs/Campus Life will present information about the steps that take place after a report is filed.  Representatives from other campus offices will also explain how they support and assist our students during the referral process.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25th at 12:10  pm – 1:05 pm in the Taughannock Falls Campus Center.

Feel free to bring your lunch, light refreshments will be provided.  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jean Celeste-Astorina  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Bring new or gently used socks to Muller Chapel this week and celebrate Sock Shabbat

Hillel and the Interfaith Council are partnering with Knock Knock Give a Sock, a college-started initiative dedicated to collecting socks for those in need-you can help!

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Full-time, continuing faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the Center for Faculty Excellence for Center for Faculty Research and Development (CFRD) released time during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at or contact the DIIS Service Desk at, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Kudos to Carl Cohen

Contributed by Michelle Jaskula on 10/19/2016 

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On behalf of Terri Stewart:

 On October 13, 2016 Carl Cohen, Ithaca College’s Parking Services Supervisor was elected to the Board of Trustees for the New York State Parking Association (NYSPA) at the association’s Annual Meeting at Tuning Stone Casino in  Verona New York.   Carl was a founding member of NYSPA in 1992. He is proud to be providing leadership in the parking industry in New York State after a 13 year absence before assuming his current position at Ithaca College in May of 2014.

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As first published on Intercom on October 17, this Wednesday through Friday, October 19-21, the U-Lot (Campus Center) parking lot will serve as the reserved parking for various events associated with Board of Trustees meetings.  As a result, the lot will be closed to general usage and other campus community members will need to use other parking locations on these dates. 

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Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:00 p.m.
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

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A Professions Week Event!

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A Professions Week Event!

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