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ITS has released the final report based on results of the 2013 Faculty Survey on Instructional Technology. The purpose of the survey is to assess the current use, needs, perceptions and future aspirations of instructional technologies in order to help ITS and others on campus best align services and support.

Below is a sample of what you'll find in the report:

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Celebrate the accomplishments of our December 2013 graduates at a dessert reception on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm in the Emerson Suites of Phillips Hall.

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Students enrolled in ARTH 111: Episodes in Art History will be re-enacting the Exposition Universelle de Paris of 1889 on Tuesday, November 19, from 10:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. and again from 1:10 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. in Handwerker Gallery.

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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) participated in two events at Vassar College . He presented “The Pedagogical Origins of Autobiographical International Relations” on a panel titled “Fiction in Global Politics, Global Politics as Fiction.” And, he participated in a faculty workshop, “The Narrative Turn in Politics,” November 14-15, 2013. 


Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College, will conduct the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic at the 25th International New Music Festival “Sound Ways” led by Russian composer and faculty member at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory Alexander Radvilovich. The program will include two world premieres by Russian composer Anatoly Koroliov and the young, emerging American composer Daniel Temkin. American pianist James Giles will return to the stage of Gilnka Hall to perform the world premiere of the final version of American composer Timothy Dunne’s Piano Concerto written for Giles and the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic.  The rest of the program is focused around two titans of the 20th century: Lutoslawski and Berio.


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The On the Verge playreading series presents a reading of Tom Stoppard's "dazzling dissection of adultery, the theatre, radical politics and other so-called real things" (Linda Winer, Newsday). The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman, a faculty member in the English department, and the cast will include faculty members from both Theatre and English (Kathleen Mulligan and Chris Holmes), students from the departments of Theatre and English (Taylor Misiak, Jordan Schultz, Katy Newton, and Caleb Cushing), and a local professional actor (Jesse Bush).

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 An evening of spoken word, emceed by Mary Beth O'Connor. With an open reading to follow.

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The 2014 summer course roster is now available to view on the summer sessions website.

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 Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $4 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate! On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (11/19-11/21), Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Campus Center Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $4 to the cost of your dinner.

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rachel Marks at or (607) 274-5899. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Creating a New Meeting Using Scheduling Assistant

When creating a new meeting, Outlook provides a "Scheduling Assistant" that makes finding the right meeting time easy.

In a new meeting window, click on the button labeled "Scheduling Assistant." As you add attendees to your meeting, the scheduling assistant will display your attendees' respective calendars, showing you their free/busy time. Using this calendar view allows you to quickly find a meeting time that fits into everyone's schedule.

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The Latin American Studies Program at Ithaca College will host a talk by our Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. 

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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; this week's are listed below.

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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 ¿Hablas español?

 ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

 ¡Únete al proyecto de Spanish Service Learning!

 As part of a one-credit class, Spanish 301, we work with local elementary school teachers to bring Spanish to elementary school children.

 Enrollment is by instructor permission only.

 Favor de comunicarse con Annette Levine:


 What is disability? If you're not too sure, come to our presentation to find out! "What is Disability?" presentation will be held in Textor 102 during the lunch hour (12:10-1:00) on Thursday, November 21st. All are welcome to attend! You can receive SLI credit as well. 


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Please help us identify responsible and enthusiastic students who may need a push to recognize their leadership potential!

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 Dr. Jolly will present "Creating Lo Tipico Patczcuaro in 1930s Mexico" to the Cornell University Latin American Studies Program. Her talk is co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Latin American Studies program. The talk will be held in Uris 202 at 12:15 on the Cornell campus. 

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
4 - 5 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Mike Haaf, Associate Professor, Chemistry

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The Environmental Studies and Sciences Department is offering for a third year the awesome Winter Sentinels course…you shouldn't miss it if you want to make Ithaca in winter a pleasure rather than something to be endured!

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Xanthe Matychak, an Ithaca-based sustainability consultant, will be teaching Designing Games for Sustainability (ENVS 20203) on Mondays from 1 to 5 pm. She will work with you to design and manufacture board games and card games that address sustainability problems. Throughout this design process you’ll experiment with effective methods for creativity, field research, prototyping, leadership, and game mechanics.

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Terrace Dining Hall will open for breakfast tomorrow at 10:00 AM. There will be continuous service until 8:00 PM.

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