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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (Register Here)
9:30-10:30 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
(Part of the Series on Enhancing Student Engagement with Technology from the TELE Collaborative*)

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (Register here)
3:00-4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Office of Residential Life will be piloting an expanded break housing program during Thanksgiving, Spring, and portions of the Winter break periods.


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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will participate in National News Engagement Day on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

National News Engagement Day is an initiative of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and is designed to encourage people of all ages to explore news and raise awareness about the importance of being informed.

Events Include:

Panel: Local Media and the Importance of Audience Engagement
12:10 p.m.
Park Auditorium

Moderated by Bob Kur ’70
Former NBC News National Correspondent, MSNBC Host, and anchor at WTOP all news radio in Washington, D.C.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present best-selling biographer D.T. Max as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

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The Ithaca College Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Michael Twomey (English) and Scott Stull (Anthropology) titled "Chaucer's Houses in the Tales of the Miller and the Reeve: The Architecture of Satire" on Tuesday, October 7, from 5:00 to 6:30 in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

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Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory CANCELED!! October 3, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

CANCELED due to forecast of cloudiness, poor visibility & rain!!

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Overload stipends are available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.  Faculty from all departments are encouraged to apply. Mini courses are designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events and engage students in sustainability related topics broadly defined. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.


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Dr. Alex Moore is a Senior Research Associate in Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and is director of Cornell’s Field Program in Earth and Environmental Systems in the Hawaiian Islands. She has taught geology and environmental sciences for many years in the US and overseas, and for over 15 years has conducted field work with undergraduate students in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

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Submitted on behalf of Luke Keller and Nancy Pringle, Search Committee Co-Chairs

We write to update the Ithaca College Community regarding our efforts to identify the College’s next Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA).

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Do you have an idea for an online business, a hot show, or exciting film concept?

The Park School will host a live event on Friday, October 10 featuring an alumni judging panel and live audience voting. Students will have 3-4 minutes to pitch their idea for a chance to win a share of $1000.

First Prize: $500

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"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"
~ Bob Marley 

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The 111th Topical Symposium had the theme of Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate and was held at SUNY Plattsburgh. To learn more about the symposium browse to

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen LGBT themed film series will show the documentary “Jihad for Love” on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 101 is free and open to the public.

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Notice of Availability:  procedures, practices and programming the College uses to keep students and employees safe, and facilities secure.

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The college’s exterior vehicular directional signage system was completed late last semester and now should be utilized for all campus events. To provide the best experience possible to our visitors, the following guidelines and options have been developed for temporary event-related signage for on-campus college-sponsored events. All three options include standardized design templates in which event-related text can be customized.

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 South Hill Natural Area West (B-Plots) closed during hunting season

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, via the City of Ithaca Police Department, has received notice of a phone scam being conducted in the Ithaca area.  Please be aware of the scam description detailed below, do not follow the instructions provided if you receive such a call, and report any encounter with this scam to the Tompkins County Dispatch Center immediately at 607-272-3245.

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The Office of the Provost and Center for Faculty Excellence are pleased to co-sponsor a series of informal gatherings for faculty to talk about courses they are teaching in each of the six ICC themes. Participants should come prepared to talk for 2 minutes about what they are doing to address the theme and also to hear how their colleagues are integrating the theme into courses. We anticipate mutual learning among faculty members that will enrich every ICC course. Faculty who aren’t yet teaching in a particular theme are also welcome to attend and gain insight into possibilities for their own courses. We encourage you to drop in for a few minutes before or after class or stay the entire time as your schedule allows. Refreshments will be provided. 

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 (Register here)
3:00-4:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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