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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 10/18/2010
This is a reminder for the online NMC 2010 Virtual Symposium of the Future on October 19-21 in the Center for Educational Technology.
Wednesday, Oct 20, 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Please refer to the original Intercom article for the details.
Although not required, please sign-up so we can plan accordingly. Note that these sessions are in 45 minute segments on the hour so you can attend all or some of them.
Contributed by Linda Koenig on 10/18/2010
The Office of Residential Life is offering an early off-campus release guarantee to the first 400 students who apply for off-campus status for Fall 2011. October 18th will begin this year’s off-campus application process and it will be on-going until the Office of Residential Life announces its close. There will not be a separate off-campus process occurring in the spring.
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Contributed by Michael Smith on 10/18/2010
Jonathan Ablard, History, presented "The Latin American Obesity Crisis in Historical Perspective" at the October Latin American Studies Association meeting in Toronto, Canada. Preliminary research on the project was conducted with Kristen McClune, History, (Class of 2011) who did the work as part of a Fred L. Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award during the Summer of 2010.
IC NaNo, the on campus support group for the novelist in all of us, will meet for the first time this year on Wednesday, October 20th at 7:00pm in Williams 211.
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Contributed by Gordon Rowland on 10/18/2010
IICC Mini-courses in Fall 2010
* short courses on systems thinking and synthesizing expertise
* hands-on learning activities; no lectures
* lots of fun
* part of President Rochon’s (IC)2 initiative
* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors
* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges
* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail
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Join the Harry Potter Alliance on Tuesday Oct. 19 at 7pm in Williams 221 for games and discussion!
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Fall break can last just a little longer with our video game night this Tuesday!
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Prof. Julia Cozzarelli delivers keynote speech and presents workshop with Prof. James Pfrehm at Montclair State University
Contributed by James Pfrehm on 10/18/2010
Prof. Julia Cozzarelli delivered the keynote speech at Montclair State University for the Teaching Italian Symposium: Technology--Getting with the Program, on Friday, Oct. 15th. Her speech focused on the theory and practice of integrating multimedia, in particular YouTube videos, into the Italian language classroom. Following the keynote speech, she and Prof. James Pfrehm held a workshop for conference participants. Entitled "Using video, music and film to enhance the Italian language learning experience," the workshop covered textbook web resources, YouTube, and Web 2.0 technologies and services, such as blogs, voicethreads, and Overstream.
Contributed by Jennifer Wofford on 10/18/2010
All IC faculty are invited to submit summer session undergraduate course proposals. Summer sessions this year are scheduled:
May Session -- May 16 - 27, 2011
Course proposal deadline: November 30.
Review the guidelines and access the online proposal form through the study programs "For Faculty" site (login using you IC email userid and password), and follow the tab for Summer Sessions.
Attention once again IC undergraduates! Win a FREE Ithaca College undergraduate 2011 summer sessions course (up to three credits) or FREE on campus summer housing (up to five weeks). Your choice!
Here's how it works. Just wear your Ithaca College Summer Sessions Tshirt every Tuesday in October. That's every Tuesday in October and the IC Summer Session Tshirt Police will find you!
HINT: We've been visiting campus dining halls over the lunch hours!
Here are the dates we'll be on the prowl:
A total of up to TEN prizes will be awarded.
Don't have a Summer Sessions TShirt? Beg, borrow or steal! ('cause we're OUT.) This contest is not to be missed.
See Summer Sessions GIVEAWAY for details and restrictions.
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/18/2010
Public Viewing Night, Friday, October 22nd from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics for a Public Viewing of the night sky at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory on Friday, October 22nd from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
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Come watch SALT in Textor 102:
Thursday, October 21st @ 8:00 pm
Admission is only $2!
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?" -Sony Pictures
This weekend only so don't miss out!
Contributed by Briana Duquette on 10/17/2010
Find out by entering the SAB Stand-Up Competition!!
Wednesday, October 20th, 7:00 PM in IC Square
The winner of the competition will get to open for our next comedy act: Anthony Jeselnik on November 2nd!
If you are interested in competing please e-mail Jake Goldberg at email@example.com. Don't wait, these 20 spots will fill up FAST!
Contributed by Coty Wardwell on 10/17/2010
What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the annual Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer awareness.
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What: The Gunpoets Benefit Concert
When: TONIGHT--Monday, October 18 @ 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Where: Emerson Suites, IC
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Contributed by Kris Monroe on 10/17/2010
Don't Be a Victim of Internet Fraud
We all get that offer that simply looks too good to be true.
Through email or the web these offers are often clever schemes designed to take advantage of the trusting.
You have control! Fraud is a crime that requires your participation.
Looks Too Good To Be True.Com is a website for educating you about Internet fraud. They give the following good advice:
Education, good judgment, and a healthy dose of skepticism are the best defenses against becoming a victim. Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is!
Learn more ways to stay safe online at: www.ithaca.edu/ICinfosec
After the short fall break hiatus, VIC Radio is back on the air Monday, October 18 at 6am! WICB’s sister station at Ithaca College, VIC streams online at Vicradio.org through Live 365. During the week, we play a combination of indie pop and rock as well as alternative classics. Weekends however, specialty shows take over with a unique blend of music. Enjoy a variety of specialized music shows you can’t hear anywhere else. Some examples include:
Electro Hip Hop: Saturday 3-6 pm
Matty B’s Broadway: Sunday 2-4 pm.
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Contributed by Heather Mueller on 10/17/2010
Fact: Less than 5% of reported sexual assaults are false accusations. Want to learn more? Come to SAFER's meeting this Tuesday at 7PM in Williams 202!
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There are a lot of exciting events this week so don’t miss out!
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Contributed by Stacia Zabusky on 10/17/2010
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