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Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents Paula Vogel's Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief. 

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The School of Music is pleased to highlight an upcoming performance by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra  (CCO) as part of their 2013-2014 season.

November 9, 2013
8:00pm (7:15pm Pre-concert Chat)
Ford Hall, Ithaca College

KAUFMAN: Composers Showcase Selection #2
MILHAUD: La création du monde, Op 81a
HONEGGER: Pastoral d'été, H. 31
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring

Zachary Schwartzman, guest conductor

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 THE LIBRARY won Best of Show by a landslide in the pumpkin competition this year. An award ceremony is being planned to present the winner’s trophy. The event was sponsored by Staff Council to raise money for the Ithaca College Caring and Sharing Fund.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to provide assistance to IC families faced with financial hardships. Applications are being accepted through Nov. 11th for Thanksgiving assistance. For more information, please contact the Caring and Sharing Committee Chair,Michelle Rios-Dominguez.

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on Thursday, November 7 for the second Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Dr. Todd Schack, Department of Journalism, will be presenting “The Art of War:  Graphic Journalism & the Representation of War.” 

Professor Schack completed a MA in Communications at Colorado State University in 1996, and a PhD in Media Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006.  His research interests mainly reside in the fields of: Literary/Narrative Journalism; Media and Journalism History; Graphic Non Fiction/Comics Journalism; Media Representation of the Wars on Terror and Drugs. 

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Monday, November 11, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch), Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Steven S. Volk, Director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) at Oberlin College.

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Do the summer orientation informational sessions on the ICC seem like they were a million years ago?

Has the prospect of registering for spring classes made you question what you thought you knew about the ICC or brought up new questions?

Do you want to know more about possibly changing your ICC theme?


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On Thursday November 7 at 4PM, Nuyorican Poet Urayoán Noel will be visiting Ithaca College for an event in Textor 103 titled: A Diasporous Poetics: A Talk and Bilingual Performance by poet Urayoán Noel

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Spring 14 Technology Renewal questionnaire notices have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by November 15, 2013.

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The Division of Institutional Advancement is profoundly saddened to share the news of the recent death of former staff member Anita Costa '06, who passed away on October 31 following a brief illness.

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Dr. Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies and former H&S predoctoral diversity fellow, is slated to give the keynote address at the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Linguistics in Colombo, Sri Lanka (November 2013).


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Keri Watson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, has received the Southeastern College Art Conference Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials for her 2012 exhibition, "Silhouettes of Courage: Marching to Equality." This exhibition of Civil Rights photographs was held at Auburn University at Montgomery. 

Jean C. Hardwick, Shannon E. Ryan (’12), Eric Beaumont, Jeffrey L. Ardell, E. Marie Southerland, Dynamic remodeling of the guinea pig intrinsic cardiac plexus induced by chronic myocardial infarction, Autonomic Neuroscience, Available online 31 October 2013, ISSN 1566-0702,

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The Art History Department is hosting a lecture by artist and architect Dennis Maher, entitled "Assembled City Fragments," at 6pm on Tuesday, December 3rd in the Handwerker Gallery.  Maher's visually striking and conceptually intriguing work engages the processes of disassembly and reconstitution through drawing, photography collages and constructions."

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a free public showing of the documentary “Key West, City of Colors” on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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We are excited that Ithaca College will be hosting Elect Her – Campus Women Win again this year. The American Association of University Women as well as an organization called Running Start sponsors this program to encourage young women to run for student government on their campuses. This program is a 4.5 hour workshop and hopes to encourage leadership development but also to motivate young women to enter careers in politics in the future. Even though this program is centered on women running for office, it is open to all students. Specifically, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to develop their leadership further on campus.

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On Thursday, November 14 at 7pm in Textor 101, nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco will discuss the challenges and joys of building a career that combines science and art. She'll reflect on the use of comics and other unusual media as tools for science advocacy, and explain how to turn research into an engaging final product that can be found taped to the Dean’s door as well as the grandparents’ fridge. Along the way, she'll share surprising facts about familiar flora and fauna.

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Pivot Webinar

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/04/2013 

Thursday, November 7, 2013
9:00 - 10:00 a.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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MWF 4pm-5:15pm Fitness Center Aerobics Room
No partner needed – meet people!

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Mobile Phone and Tablet Configuration

When configuring your account on a mobile device, such as a phone or a tablet, the device should automatically detect the account settings.  If your device does not detect the server address, enter into the server field.  

For more information on configuring a mobile device to access your e-mail and calendar account, please review this quick guide.

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November 1st begins our annual collection of non-perishable food items for the Thanksgiving holiday, with bins located at various locations around campus. PLEASE check expiration dates on food before donating.

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