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From Monday October 25th to Friday November 19th, Ithaca College will take part in a nationwide event called Helping Hands Across America. Organized by Sodexo in conjunction with the Sodexo Foundation and the Helping Hands Across America initiative, the objective of this event is to provide a generous donation to the community.From

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Beneficiary Designation Review

Contributed by Natalia Pelttari on 10/24/2010 

Our annual Benefits Re-enrollment is the perfect time to review the beneficiaries of your Life and Accident Insurance (if applicable). In just a few minutes, you can make sure that your designations are up-to-date, by following these easy steps:

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Physics Department Fall Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 26th:

Join us for a talk on:

Remote Sensing of the Global Ionospheric-Magnetospheric

Current System

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For nearly two decades, the Department of Sport Management and Media has hosted the annual Careers in Sport Symposium.

This year, IC graduate Amy Doonan Cronin, Special Assistant, New York Six Consortium and Associate with Alden & Associates, will keynote the event on Saturday, October 30,  at 9:00 a.m. in Textor 103 (during Family Weekend).

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The 21st annual Emerson Hall-oween event for children of I.C. employees will be presented from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, October 31 in Emerson Hall.

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As I told you in my last Intercom posting, the search committee for the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs position is pleased to announce that three finalist candidates will be on campus for interviews over the next several weeks. 

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Come celebrate Halloween and help Haiti this Tuesday, October 26th from 7-9 p.m.at IC Square. 
There will be:
- candy
- pumpkin carving
- information about Haitian culture, the destruction from the earthquake, and efforts that have been made so far. 

Donations will be accepted for Zanmi Lasante, a health clinic in Haiti.

Please come out and support a great cause!

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Join Leadership Enterprise for Achievement and Diversity in Education and the Paul Schreurs Memorial Program at the Ithaca Youth Bureau in helping ALANA students successfully prepare for college.

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After an national search Career Services is pleased to announce that Caryanne Keenan has been selected for the position of Assistant Director for Career Development in the Career Serivces Office.  Caryanne formally a Career Counselor at Ithaca College has served for more than six years at Keuka College as Director of Career Serivices and also as a Emira College as counselor.

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Arhlene A. Flowers, assistant professor in Integrated Marketing Communications, was published in M/C Journal, based in Australia with international content. The fully blind peer-reviewed academic journal was founded as M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture in 1998 as a place of public intellectualism analyzing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture. Each issue focuses on a one-word theme; the current issue's theme is "pig."

The issue’s editors in their introduction, “Pig: A Scholarly View,” wrote about Professor Flowers' article:

Feminism can be added to this list of social movements, with Arhlene Ann Flowers drawing attention to the power of language in her article “Swine Semantics in U.S. Politics: Who Put Lipstick on the Pig?”.

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Need More Bonus Bucks?

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 10/22/2010 

Out of Bonus Bucks? Don’t worry you can always add more!

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As an Ithaca College Employee take advantage of the Faculty Staff Meal Plan.

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If so, we'd love to hear your feedback on the event! If you didn't attend the Feng Shui Lunch and Learn, we'd still love to hear from you!

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 10/22/2010 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Lawrence Doebler, Carol McAmis, John Krout and Patricia Rodriguez; and student Erik Lyons. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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Jorie M. Favreau
Paul Smith's College

Thursday, October 28
4:00 CNS 112

Seminar Series.

Refreshments served at 3:40, 1st floor CNS foyer.  Bring your mug.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

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Definitely! Toastmasters is an international organization that provides an opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills in a structured environment that is friendly and supportive.

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Jessica Ecock, Residence Director for Terraces 9-13, will be leaving Ithaca College on October 28, 2010 after accepting a position at University of Rochester.

 

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No Pressure Blood Pressure Reminder

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 10/22/2010 

The next No Pressure Blood Pressure screening will be held on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010. See the schedule below to know when to expect students in your building.

8:00-9:00: Center for Health Sciences, Smiddy Hall, Peggy Ryan Williams Center, Ceracche Center

9:00-10:00: Physical Plant, General Services, Public Safety

10:00-11:00: Hill Center, Gannett Center, Whalen Center

11:00-noon: Dillingham Center, Friends Hall, Job

Noon-1:00: Campus Center, Hammond Health Center, Fitness Center

1:00-2:00: Textor Hall, Muller Faculty Center, Bookstore, Williams Hall

2:00-3:00: Center for Natural Sciences, Park Hall, Administrative Annex

3:00-4:00: Towers, Terraces, Alumni Hall

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The class of 2011 has chosen to leave their legacy at IC by selecting the Library Digital Media Lab Phase II as their class gift.  The 2011 senior class gift will support the creation of a digital media laboratory for students, located in the Ithaca College library. The funds will be used for the second phase of the project: renovating the laboratory's entrance and interior; adding modular furnishings; and buying equipment for practicing, recording, and developing presentations.*  

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Department of History speaker series will feature History faculty and alumni speaking about a range of topics, including underwater archaeology, what to do with a B.A. in history, and the history of China during the Second World War.

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