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.

Theatre Arts majors in the Styles of Acting class invite you to enjoy scenes from three of Shakespeare's best-known plays. Scenes will be performed from Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline and Measure for Measure


Read more . . . (72 words)

Please join the State Society on Aging (SSA) of New York for an awards luncheon celebrating the 2016 award recipients on Friday, October 28 from 12:00-1:30 in Emerson Suite B:

SSA Undergraduate Paper Award: Danen Danielak

SSA Graduate Paper Award: Suzanna Katz

Walter Beattie Award: James O’Neal

President’s Award: Dr. Karl Pillemer, PhD

Advocate for Older Adults Award: Dr. Bill Thomas, MD 

Read more . . . (214 words)

Is your office, department, or organization interested in tabling at the Residence Hall Association's annual SexFest Event on November 15th?

Read more . . . (51 words)

Is your office, department, or organization interested in tabling at the Residence Hall Association's annual SexFest Event on November 15th?

Read more . . . (51 words)

The TELE Collaborative (Center for Faculty Excellence, IC Library, Teaching & Learning with Technology/DIIS) is hosting a series of events during Open Access Week that focus on Open Access, Open Educational Resources, and Digital Scholarship.

Read more . . . (559 words)

The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will be celebrated in 2017 during the first week of classes from January 23-28, 2017 (as the Federal holiday falls prior to the return of students this year). MLK Week 2017 marks the 22nd annual Ithaca College community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his teachings. 

Read more . . . (204 words)

New hire sessions will continue to be held every other Monday morning through November 28, 2016.  There will be no new hire session the week of December 12, 2016.

Read more . . . (143 words)

The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.”  These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

Read more . . . (106 words)

Submitted on behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson & Dr. Brian Dickens 

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students - 

The safety and security of the Ithaca College community is a top priority for the College. As we continuously strive to enhance our policies and programs related to campus security, it is helpful to periodically conduct objective assessments of our initiatives to help us to understand how we may further address the safety of our community.

Read more . . . (254 words)

Submitted on behalf of Dr. Roger Richardson, Associate Provost/Interim Chief Diversity Officer. 

Following a national search, I am pleased to announce that Dr. David Harker, has been named Director of the Center for Civic Engagement.  As the current Director of the Collaborative for Community Engagement at Colorado College, Dr. Harker has broad professional experience providing and supporting a menu of curricular and co-curricular service learning and community based-learning initiatives.

Read more . . . (128 words)

Celebrate National Retirement Security Week with a Financial Wellness Check-Up!

Read more . . . (33 words)

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Ithaca College campus

Co-sponsored by the School of Music and Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF)

All day - starting at 11am and finishing with the spectacular concluding concert at 7:30PM.  Exact schedule for the day will be available soon.

Music from around the world:  America, Africa, Trinidad, Japan, India, Brazil and Argentina

Read more . . . (170 words)

Register now through Homerconnect for Intro to Linguistics the 2-week winter session this January. This will be an online course for 3 credits. Counts toward either a Humanities or Social Sciences perspective, for either Identities or Worlds of Systems. Info at  For additional info email 

The Park School of Communications is proud to screen Fair Haven on Friday, November 4 at 5pm in Park Auditorium.

Fair Haven was written by assistant professor Jack Bryant.  A Q&A with professor Bryant and special guest, award winning filmmaker and director Kerstin Karlhuber will follow the screening. 

Read more . . . (323 words)

You are invited to attend an important lunch on Monday, October 24th at 11:30 am in the Emerson Suites to welcome to campus 15 FLEFF Diversity Scholars.  This represents an opportunity for you to help Ithaca College in its recruitment efforts to become more diverse and inclusive.

The Diversity Scholars are graduate students who have expressed an interest in exploring Ithaca College's artistic and intellectual environment. The Diversity Scholars will attend the World Music Festival Concert on Sunday night, October 23 and three Research Forums on October 24th. The 11:30 am lunch will feature Raza Rumi, Ithaca City of Asylum Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, as the keynote speaker. 


Read more . . . (528 words)

Contributed on behalf of Tom Grape ’80, chairman of the Board of Trustees

To the Campus Community:

From October 19 to 21, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and I will be on campus for our first full board meeting of the academic year. I always look forward to the October meeting, because I get to experience the energy of our campus when the semester is in full swing.

After our meetings conclude, I will share updates about our work. In the meantime, I wanted to send you a preview of what we will be working on this fall and beyond. 

Read more . . . (904 words)

Professor Malpass presented his paper, Middle Preceramic Lithics from the Casma Valley: Bipolar Cores and Edge-Ground Cobbles," at the 35th annual Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory, Harvard University, October 15-16, 2016.

Read more . . . (95 words)

Dr. Evis Sammoutis was recently awarded a highly competitive Chamber Music America Commission to compose a new woodwind quintet for District5. The commission is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the premiere of the new work will take place in fall 2017.

For more information about this commission, see:


Read more . . . (122 words)

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

Your search committee has been active! Since my last communication, we have been very busy in narrowing the pool of applicants. We are pleased by the quality of the candidates we have been in contact with and encouraged by the prospect of a successful conclusion to the search. The work takes time, patience, and persistence, and I am grateful to the committee members for their efforts.

Read more . . . (267 words)

Ithaca College Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Tony-Award winning musical, “Company,” a mature, multidimensional examination of modern romantic relationships. 

Performances will be held in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on Oct. 25, 27, 28 and 29, Nov. 2, 3, 4 and 5 at 8 p.m., and on Oct. 30 and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Ithaca College box office in Dillingham Center or online at The box office is open Monday through Thursday, noon–5 p.m.; and Friday, noon–4 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at (607) 274-3224. Tickets range from $8 to $16. 

Read more . . . (270 words)

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