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I Heart Trivia! Do You?

Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/20/2015 

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February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate! 

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i3º & MT (pronounced "thirteen degrees and empty") is a jazz quartet of music professors at Ithaca College featuring Nicholas Walker, double bass; Greg Evans, drums; Nick Weiser piano; and  Director of Jazz Studies, Mike Titlebaum on alto saxophone. 

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In December, immediately after the end of the fall semester, Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, traveled to Southeast Asia to conduct the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert of works by Steven Stucky, Brahms and Stravinsky.

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program for the summer 2015 and academic year 2015-2016 are invited to submit applications and project proposals. All application materials must be received by February 13, 2015. Please check the Office of the Provost website - Dana Student Internship Program for further details.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Center for Natural Sciences is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and January 26th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

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Please join me in welcoming Nicole (Nicky) Koschmann, our new Park Scholar Director.

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The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education presents its 2015 speaker series entitled "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century." Throughout February and March, experts from health and education will come to Ithaca College to offer their opinions on pressing topics in their field.

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This is the annual meeting of the Mathematical American Association (MAA) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
The presentation "Quantitative Literacy for Education Majors" describes her work for one of the courses designed for ICC.

The Handwerker Gallery will open doors for our inaugural exhibitions of the semester featuring work by artists Katie and Mercedes Dorame, who will visit campus to speak about their work February 26-27, 2015. All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. ORIGIN STORIES: Alien Apostles/Altar Apparitions will remain on view through Friday, March 6, 2015.

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Come celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event!

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Firstly, important to note, check out the current dining hours of operation, here. All dining locations will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015.

Now, check out all that's new at the dining halls and retail locations!

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The start of each semester is a busy time for many departments and clubs that want to reserve classrooms or other academic spaces for various non-academic activities. There can be some confusion concerning the process for reserving classrooms for these activities leading up to and during the add/drop period each semester. In order to make the process smoother for this upcoming semester, as well as future semesters, here are guidelines for reserving classrooms during the add/drop period.

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Have you ever had a question about race but were uncomfortable or unsure how to ask? What does racism mean to you? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your and others’ lives? How do you cope with the effects? Who is responsible for eliminating racism? How might that happen?

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On Sunday, January 25 at 4 pm the senior class of the Department of Theatre Arts will present the 4th Annual Wheels4Women Benefit Cabaret.  The cabaret will last about 75 minutes with an intermission and will feature music and poetry performed by senior BFA performance majors. There will also be a raffle for professional theatre tickets (the Hangar, the Kitchen, the Merry-Go-Round), a 5-show pass to Cinemapolis, and an auction for a home made pie! Suggested donation is 10.00 per adult and 5.00 for students.  The cabaret will take place in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center. All donations are tax deductible and checks should be made out to Ithaca College with “Wheels4Women” in the memo.





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Did you know? CAPS now has a Facebook page to keep the campus community informed on mental health and wellness related concerns. Follow us today

Welcome back Students!

The Fitness Center's group fitness schedule is now posted on our website.  Group fitness classes will begin on Tuesday 1/20/15.  Unless otherwise indicated, sign-ups for each class will be available at the Fitness Center front desk 30 minutes before each scheduled start time.  Enjoy!

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Are you getting a laptop replaced as part of Technology Renewal for Spring 2015? If you are, you have a great opportunity to bring the laptop to ITS for replacement this Wednesday, January 21st!

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Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the addition of a new charcoal answer sheet for exam optical scanning services. The new charcoal form will enable the instructors to have students use their Netpass Username ID on the answer sheets and allow ITS to provide a file compatible with the Sakai Gradebook.

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(UPDATED with a statement about sexual assault confidentiality)

Faculty members play an important role in the lives of students that extends beyond the teaching of course material. The staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recognizes faculty’s potential to influence student’s attitudes about mental health care. We know the stigma about accessing mental health services cause some students to suffer needlessly. Therefore, we invite you to partner with us to identify students at risk, reach out to them, or to report your concerns via the Students at Risk Initiative.

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President Tom Rochon has launched his podcast blog, IC Speaks!


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