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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute with the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center presents Medication Management: Understand Medication Issues to Help Guide, Coach, and Refer Older Adults on Tuesday, October 14, 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. This workshop is free for IC students, faculty, and staff, but registration is required. CEUs available (cost $20). Visit workshops to register and for more information.



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"Chocolate in the Chapel" - For all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied students to meet each other, our campus chaplains, and students from the chapel communities - Wednesday October 1, 4-6pm in Muller Chapel.

Great Chocolate of all kinds! Great Conversation with the Chaplains & Students from the Chapel Communities.

Sponsored by The IC Chaplains and the LGBT Center.

To view the calendar of events listing, click here.


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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at; the next few week’s are listed below. Be sure to catch a show in our newly renovated Ford Hall, too!

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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Do you commit random acts of kindness? Volunteer? Are you in a club that does good things? Do you help others through your work?

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Friday, September 26, 2014
11:00-1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
12:10-1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (Register here) (Registration is encouraged, but not required.)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Repeated on:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (Register here) (Registration is encouraged, but not required.)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Clark Lounge
Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Mount Holyoke College

8.45-9.15 AM, Coffee, Croissants, and Conversation about Mentoring
9.15-10.45 AM, Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Becky Packard, Developing a Network Mentoring Program
11.00-11.50 AM, Two concurrent sessions: Early Career/Post-Tenure  (both in Clark Lounge)

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
12:10 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. (lunch provided)
HR Conference Room, Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Students interested in a semester-long internship and academic experience in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the IC in DC information session on Thursday, September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Job 312.

Representatives from the Cornell in Washington program will be available to answer questions. Interested students and their academic advisors are encouraged to attend.

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Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, delivered an invited address at the British Film Institute (BFI)’s annual conference in London, U.K. In a lecture and workshop entitled “Early Cinema: Learning to Love the Past,” delivered to an audience of film educators, he placed his academic research on film history and digital culture within a broader pedagogical context of how best to teach the films of the past to the students of today.

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 24th.

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Gary Sforzo, Miranda Kaye, Frank Micale, and Sarah Simunovich presented “The Effects of Health and Wellness Coaching on Health Status When Added to an Employee Wellness Program” on September 12 in Boston MA at the Harvard-sponsored Institute of Coaching annual meeting.  

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The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 Outdoor Adventure Leadership (OAL) Immersion Semester Program (ISP). 

The ISP is an intensive semester-long study away program for outdoor leadership and skill development that employs adventure pursuits (i.e. backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting) to consider topics ranging from wilderness philosophy to wilderness ethics, wilderness leadership to risk management, and wilderness literature to wilderness medicine.

The ISP is open to all majors and minors featuring six courses (18 credits-listed below) and experiential learning opportunities emphasizing leadership, judgment, decision-making, and communication.

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The 13th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) for Ithaca College students will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2014. This two and a half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationship to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group. There will also be an opportunity to connect in smaller, informal groups. 

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A handful of ordinary folks -- teachers, students, and young parents among them -- heartsick at the escalating war despite mounting popular resistance to it, alarmed that government surveillance was spiraling out of control, having tried all sorts of peaceful protest and seeing no other way to effect change, decided to break into an FBI office.

Their hope: to expose the bureau's political spying by collecting actual records, thereby allowing the U.S. public to see and judge for themselves.

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Timecards Due

Contributed by Donna Veres on 09/18/2014 

Timecards for the pay period September 8-September 21 must be submitted and approved by Tuesday, September 23rd at noon in order for payment on Friday, September 26.

It is important that you verify the dates on the timecard when you submit it for approval. If you create your timecard after September 21, you will need to choose the correct timecard from the list of values on the top of the timecard next to "Pay Period." Any future-dated timecards will not be processed. Also, if you have not yet done so, please sign up for direct deposit in Parnassus.

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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Michael McCall, Jeff Cohen, Zillah Eisenstein, Thomas Swensen and Chrystyna Dail; and student Sarah Eisenschmidt. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

IC in the Media

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Cornell Professor, Ed Baptist presents his eye opening book "The  Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism"
*This Thursday 9/18, at Buffalo Street Books at 6:00 pm.

Baptist's newest publication follows on the heels of recent racial tensions, and focuses on the idea that "*the commodification and  suffering and forced labor of African Americans is what made the United States
powerful and rich...'  *He invites the community to explore the   history of American Capitalism - the half that has never been told.

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Paula Ioanide, associate professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), published her essay “Oprah, Obama and Cosby Say Blacks Should Just Work Harder, Isn’t that Right?” The Myth of Meritocracy in Getting Real About Race: Hoodies, Mascots, Model Minorities, and Other Conversations, McClure, Stephanie M., Cherise A. Harris, eds. (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2014).  Click link above if interested in ordering an exam copy.

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