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.


Read more . . . (191 words)

IC After Dark Wants You!

Contributed by Francesca Esce on 04/07/2015 

 IC After Dark, a late-night event planning organization, is accepting applications for the Fall 2015 semester.

Read more . . . (98 words)

Beatriz Montilla (Spanish), Priscilla Lee (Film, Photography, & Visual Art), and Dr. Sherry Deckman (Education) recently presented a breakout session at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni of Color Conference. The interactive session focused on cultivating cross-racial empathy in race-focused higher education classes and study abroad programs. Beatriz, Priscilla, and Sherry are currently in the process of preparing an article manuscript based on this work.


Peter Martin (Education) recently published his work “Contradictory Reforms: When NCLB Undermines Charter School Innovation” in the journal Current Issues in Education.  By examining how a particular public charter school was transformed in response to the need to improve student scores on state tests, the article discusses how the two most prominent current educational reform efforts act at cross-purposes. 

Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, conducts and teaches at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and conducts the Erie All-Area Orchestra in Buffalo, New York.

Read more . . . (127 words)

Habitats Reading: Sorayya Khan's CITY OF SPIES

Sorayya Khan

Book launch of her new novel, City of Spies

Wednesday, April 8
6 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery
Ithaca College

Free and Open to the Public

Sorayya Khan is the author of two previous novels, Noor and Five Queen’s Road. Her work has appeared in several anthologies and literary reviews. She is the recipient of a Fulbright research award, a Malahat Review Novella Prize, and a Constance Saltonstall Artist Grant that took her to post-tsunami Banda Aceh. She lives in Ithaca,  New York.

This reading is programmed by Barbara Adams,  Associate Professor of Writing  at Ithaca College and FLEFF Literary Curator.

Read more . . . (727 words)

The third of four candidates for the Dean of the School of Business, Roberto Curci, will be on campus this Thursday and Friday April 9-10.

Read more . . . (229 words)

Join us on the evening of Wednesday, April 8th for the Third Annual Tompkins County Intergenerational Prom! FREE and OPEN to all students and older adults in the community! Bring a friend, volunteer, or just come to dance the night away.

Read more . . . (138 words)

Biomechanics Guest Speaker

Contributed by Deborah L. King on 04/07/2015 

Laurel Kuxhaus, PhD, Assistant Professor the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University, is presenting on “Biomechanical effects of rotational speed, joint angle, and muscle contraction on elbow stiffness”.  The talk is on Friday April 10th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Smiddy 325 and is free and open to the public.

Read more . . . (91 words)

Yes, there is free money out there for many folks! 

Read more . . . (72 words)

Win a $25 Gift Card

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 04/07/2015 

We know you love being a part of a student organization at Ithaca College, but we want to know what would make you love it even more!  
The link below will lead you to a survey asking questions about multiple aspects of student organization culture here on campus.  All of your feedback will be taken into consideration, and we are hoping to implement some of your suggestions by the end of this school year or by next fall. The survey is completely anonymous, but you can choose to add your email address, which will enter you into a drawing to win a $25 gift card to the IC Bookstore.


Read more . . . (67 words)

Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for a talk by John Scott, professor Emeritus,  Florida State University, "Collecting Pre-Columbian Art in the time of the Easbys."  The talk accompanies the exhibit, "As They Saw It: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art," which highlights the art collection assembled by pre-Columbian art scholars Dudley and Elizabeth Easby in the mid-20th century. 

Read more . . . (114 words)

 If you have ever been in love, wanted to be in love, lost a love, or wanted a job with more responsibility and security, Shakespeare has a story for you. 


Read more . . . (82 words)

Performance Review Workshops

Contributed by Jane Ray on 04/06/2015 

April 2015 launched the start of the annual performance review season.  The annual staff evaluation is a key component of the College's performance management process and provides a valuable opportunity for managers and their staff to review and discuss past performance, clarify job duties, set goals and establish expectations for the coming year.  The review process will continue to follow the same overall approach as last year. The main enhancement to the process is the addition of 13 core competency areas for comments and feedback. The College expects that all staff will participate in the process.

Read more . . . (275 words)

We are a nonprofit on-campus organization that supports media literacy integration into K- College classrooms by providing media literacy curricula and workshops for educators.  Join our team this Fall in Promotions and Marketing or Education to help promote critical thinking and media literacy skills for our diverse international audience.

We accept internships between 1 and 3 credits, and the hours are flexible.

See our Fall 2015 internship descriptions below.

Read more . . . (543 words)

Ithaca College Opera is proud to present "The Wolf by the Ears" this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:15pm in Ford Hall. 

Read more . . . (141 words)

The School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dmitri Novgorodsky as Assistant Professor of Piano in the performance studies department.  

Read more . . . (319 words)

Ithaca College Theatre will present “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Performances will take place in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on April 14, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees offered on April 19 and 25.

Read more . . . (286 words)

Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Wolk on 04/06/2015 

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Zillah Eisenstein, Michael Rogers, Stephen Mosher and Jack Wang; staff member John Bradac; student Noah Zheutlin; and alumna Kody Keplinger. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

IC in the Media

Read more . . . (186 words)

Our new students will arrive on Sunday, August 23, 2015. 

Read more . . . (271 words)

recent stories

News and Notices

Lectures and Presentations

Arts and Performances

Learning Opportunities

News for Faculty

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News

Comings and Goings