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Congressional Research Service's Latin American Specialist to visit campus Thursday, hosted by Career Services
Contributed by Kristin LiBritz on 11/30/2012
Interested in a career in the federal government? Want to learn more about Latin American Affairs?
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Every time you consume meat, have you ever wondered what’s in that meat? We aren’t talking about the mystery meat that you may have been served in your high school cafeteria. Rather, we are talking about what has that cow or that pig consumed that now you may be consuming as well? Read Ithaca Dining Services Sustainability blog to find out!
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 11/30/2012
If you are considering using a student response system (a.k.a. clickers) for your spring 2013 courses, you may sign up for one of the following demonstrations of the Turning Technologies system.
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Contributed by Karen Emnett on 11/30/2012
On behalf of the search committee for the Director of Academic Advising, I am pleased to announce the visits of our four finalists. Each candidate is scheduled to visit campus during the next few weeks and students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend their open sessions. The finalists have been asked to discuss “The Importance and Vision of Academic Advising” with ample time for Q & A.
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Contributed by Gary Wells on 11/30/2012
Jennifer Jolly, Associate Professor in the the Department of Art History, has received an NEH Research Fellowship for her project "Mexican President Lázaro Cárdenas's Legacy as a Nation Builder through His Art Patronage in Michoacan’s Lake District." The research is part of Professor Jolly's book-in-progress Creating Pátzcuaro, Creating Mexico, which examines Lázaro Cardenas’ extensive patronage in and around Pátzcuaro and pairs it with a history of images of this region in considering how the area figures historically in the post-revolutionary re-imagining of Mexico.
REMINDER: Weight Watchers At Work Open House and Launch of Weight Watchers 360° at IC Scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, 2012!
Contributed by Christine Haase on 11/30/2012
Please refer to the announcement in Intercom dated 11/26/2102 for all the pertinent information.
Contributed by Heather Hedges on 11/30/2012
Twelve teams made their final pitch for a chance to win $5,000 during IC's School of Businesses Second Annual Business Idea Competition. And for two HSHP students their ideas are one step closer to becoming a reality.
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Contributed by Jessica L. Barnes on 11/30/2012
Attention all office and department event planners—you don’t want to miss this opportunity! The Campus Center & Event Services Office is hosting an Event Planning Open House on Monday, December 10, 2012 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in the Emerson Suites. We will share with you KEY event planning tips, tricks and reminders. In addition we will introduce our new FLAVOURS menu that will be released in January. Come for the great information…and stay for the fabulous food samples.
Space is limited and you must register for this event. Register today.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jessica L. Barnes in CC&ES (firstname.lastname@example.org). We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Stay connected to the people who know how to plan great events. Find us on Facebook (keywords: Campus Center and Event Services).
The Ithaca Area Ultimate Alliance (IAUA) is hosting an Ultimate Frisbee Holiday Hat Tournament to benefit Toys for Tots!
A hat tournament is only played one night, players come individually and teams are picked "out of a hat"
Players of all skill and experience are welcome to join!
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Contributed by Cheryl Gunther on 11/30/2012
Posted on behalf of Anthony Hopson
There are only a few more days to make donations of clothes to the Share the Warmth campaign. The last pickup from the BIG RED BOX located in the Campus Center across from the information desk will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
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Contributed by Jessica L. Barnes on 11/30/2012
Each month the Campus Center and Event Services office spotlights 2-3 seniors in our office who are making a difference. These outstanding student leaders play a critical role in the functioning of our office--offering outstanding customer service, event knowledge, technical skills and just plain fun. For the months of December & January, we’d like to recognize ALEXIS SINGH & SAM BRUCKER. Read more about these students in SENIOR SPOTLIGHT.
Stay connected to the people who know how to plan great events. Like us on Facebook (keywords: Campus Center and Event Services).
Monday, December 3, 2012
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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Library invite you to come celebrate the joy of the season at our holiday open house Wednesday, December 12, 2012, from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. in 316 Gannett Center. Stop by for fun, food, and good cheer!
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Contributed by Beth Harris on 11/29/2012
In response to Israel’s most recent bombardment of the Gaza Strip, named "Operation Pillar of Defense," which left 172 Palestinians and six Israelis dead, the Ithaca College Students for Justice in Palestine will host a forum, Gaza-Strophe, Tuesday, November 4, 7:30pm in the Ithaca Falls room of the Student Activity Center.
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Contributed by Rachel Reuben on 11/29/2012
Posted on behalf of President Thomas Rochon
As you know, last summer IC retained Huron Education Consulting services in an Effectiveness and Affordability Review to identify ways of reducing administrative cost, finding opportunities for additional revenue, improving service, and promoting efficiencies across the college. Huron is now in the final stages of examining our organization in light of best practices and benchmark information against other institutions of our relative size and composition. In early January we will receive a final report from Huron detailing their recommendations.
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Contributed by Jennifer Germann on 11/29/2012
Paris Study Abroad Course Opportunity with Ithaca College faculty this summer, May 23-June 5, 2013.
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Contributed by Joelle Albertsman on 11/29/2012
The Working Parents Affinity Group (WPAG) is hosting a SWAP 'n SHOP event just in time for the holidays!! We are encouraging staff, faculty, and students to donate your gently used items for newborn to 14 years old to this event and make them available for other staff, faculty, and students to reuse themselves or give as gifts for the holidays! You need not be a member of WPAG to donate or shop, so please check out this awesome event!!
Oh, and did I mention....MINI PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES!
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Contributed by Linda Uhll on 11/29/2012
If you have some time during final exam week and can give us a three hour block of time for proctoring exams, please contact us.
This may be a good time for you to get some grading or reading done and, at the same time, provide a valuable service to the IC community. We can ask your deans and supervisors for release time, if necessary.
If you're interested, please contact Kelly Charnley for more information. She can be reached at email@example.com or 274-1257.
Thank you very much for your consideration.
The staff at Student Disability Services
Contributed by Peter Rothbart on 11/29/2012
Faculty Council is seeking nominees to serve on the Institutional Effectiveness and Budget Committee( IEBC) for the Spring 2013 semester only. Given the current economic climate, it is crucial that faculty have input into the upcoming budgetary considerations. This is one of those opportunities. Meetings are on Tuesday afternoons. Due to time considerations, the due date for nominations, including self-nominations is Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 5 PM. Please send your nomination and a brief description of interest or qualifications to Peter Rothbart, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information, go to www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol1/volume_1-10602/#1060217
Ithaca College's annual winter celebratory events are as follows:
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