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Kristen Van Hooreweghe, who holds a Master’s in Environmental Sociology from the University of Tennessee, and a PhD in Sociology from the City University of New York, will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Monday 24 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in Williams 225. Her teaching/research interests center on environmental sociology and the use of ethnographic tools to research human-nature relationships.

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You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!

(only one entry per person, please)

The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers.


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Did you know that tobacco kills more people in the U.S per year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined?!

Heart Disease, stroke, lung cancer, cancer of the lip, mouth, throat, larynx, bladder, pancreases, stomach, cervix, kidney, emphysema, and many more.

It hurts your children, your spouse, your friends, your pets. Everyone is susceptible to second hand smoke and its dangerous health effects.

Think what you could do with all that money you currently spend on cigarettes. That Caribbean beach vacation you’ve always wanted to go on, a new car you’ve been eyeing for months, the possibilities are endless! 

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Arturo Sinclair (Television and Radio) uses Socrative, a mobile, real-time student response system, on his classes. He will share his experiences with what works for him and his students. Participants should bring a laptop or mobile device and be ready to discuss.
(register here)

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 2:30 pm
Place: Center for Faculty Excellence (Gannett 316)

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Submitted on behalf of Terri Stewart, Director for Public Safety and Emergency  Management

Sustainable Tompkins awarded Ithaca College Public Safety and Emergency Management the Sign of Sustainability 2013 Award for our 20th Annual Law Enforcement Bike School.  Sustainable Tompkins is a citizen-based organization working towards the long-term well-being of our communities by integrating social equity, economic vitality, ecological stewardship, and shared responsibility.  For an article about the other 2013 award winners, please click here.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, Windows 7, and Mac OS X from Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following events for the week of February 24 – 28, 2014.

ICC Course Proposal Work Session
Monday, February 24, 2014, 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. (register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
This working session is an opportunity to work on ICC course proposal paperwork with members of the Committee on College-wide Requirements present to answer questions and provide feedback. If you're interested in putting forward a course for designation, bring the designation form, your course syllabus/outline, and any questions you have about completing the designation process. Course designation forms are available on both the CCR and ICC websites.

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Monday, February 24, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, February 24, 2014, 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. (register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Writing Professor Cory Brown has published his fourth book of poems, What May Be Lost, Cayuga Lake Books. He will be reading from it in the Handwerker gallery on March 4th, 6 p.m. A preview of the book can be found on the Amazon website:

After the American Studies Association (ASA) declared its support in December for an international boycott of Israeli academic institutions, President Tom Rochon and other academic executives across the country hastened to condemn the ASA's action and the boycott.

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The Office of Facilities Purchasing Department is offering for sale on a sealed bid basis surplus kitchen equipment released from Ithaca College Dining Services and Office of Facilities Maintenance Department.

Item descriptions and additional information, photos and bid form may be found on the Office of Facilities website:

Bids are to be submitted by 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2014 to:

Gail Wagner, Purchasing Manager, Office of Facilities, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY


Integrated Marketing Communications senior, Josh Sacks was awarded the Nokia scholarship to attend Social Media Week in NYC.

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In an effort to provide the highest quality of service to both students and faculty, here is a short summary of procedures followed by our office for the administration of exams.

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The Jewish studies program invites applications for the 2013-2014 academic year from faculty and staff for funding in support of your teaching and research in any area related to Jewish history or culture, in any academic discipline. We especially encourage studies and projects which do any of the following: cross disciplinary boundaries; illuminate Jewish cultural diversity; or investigate historical and contemporary encounters and relationships between Jews and other cultural groups. For further information and an application, visit Faculty Grants.

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March 3, 2014
Human Resources Conference Room (PRWC GL52)

Employee Session starting at 1pm – Click here!
Supervisor Session starting at 3pm – Click here!

RSVP's are appreciated to or 4-8000.

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Title: Colonial Houses and Cultural Identity in New York State’s Mohawk River
Valley Authors: Scott Stull, Michael Rogers, Kevin Hurley’11

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M Lot at the Athletics and Events Center will be closed for event parking Wednesday, Feb 19 through Saturday, Feb 22.  All Faculty/Staff and Students that utilize this lot will need to plan accordingly around this week’s event. SASP will be present and the lots will be barricaded prior to each event, any cars left over night will be ticketed and towed.  

Ithaca College will be hosting UNYSCSA Swimming and Diving Conference Championships. 

Ticket & Spectator Information
IC Faculty/Staff/Students with ID: FREE
All Session Pass: $65
Day Pass: $20
Single Session or ½ day pass: $12

Come out and support Bombers Swimming and Diving!!






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On Saturday, March 8 the Cortland Educator’s Conference will work in collaboration with Ithaca College’s media literacy initiative, Project Look Sharp on a daylong conference. 

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