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Going home for Fall Break? Then, bring back your old sneakers!


Have old sneakers? Don’t want to throw them out? Donate them!


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 Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/12/2010 

Please note the change in Fitness Center Hours beginning Wednesday, October 13th.

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The voter registration deadlines for most states are quickly approaching. Look up the deadline for your home state; here are the dates for IC’s most common home states:

New Jersey: October 12
Connecticut: October 19
Massachusetts: October 13

Pennsylvania and New York have passed


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Tuesday October 12 in Muller Chapel

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The Sustainability Café on Monday, October 18th will feature Robin Wall Kimmerer from the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment speaking on "Restoration and Reciprocity: Finding Common Ground between Scientific and Traditional Ecological Knowledge."  The Café will be held in the Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 from 4:00-5:00PM. This event is free and open to the public.

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Over 80 students and community members joined together in the fight against malnutrition at Cass Park on October 9th at Ithaca’s 1st Walk for Plumpy’nut hosted by Food for Thought. The walk raised over $1,500 and 100% of the proceeds will be used to feed critically malnourished children at Concern Worldwide’s feeding stations.


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The Ithaca College Student Health Service is pleased to announce that three of its physicians will be representing Ithaca College with presentations at the upcoming New York State College Health Association annual meeting to be held at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center from October 20-22, 2010.  

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Parents, are you interested to participate in a paid research study that helps children?

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Leann Kanda sponsored three of her research students to participate in The Wildlife Society meetings in Snowbird, Utah.

  •  Anna Novine, Biology ‘11
      Poster  “Monitoring wetland success through the faunal community”
  • Anthony Veroline, Environmental Science with a Biology Concentration ‘11
      Poster “Investigating Ondatra zibethicus activity in a New York population”
  • Jeffrey Hatzel (Environmental Science '12) and Laura Easton (Biology '12) Poster “The relationship between free-ranging space use patterns and captive open arena behavioral tests in muskrat.”


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Hillel presents on Monday, October 25th at 7pm

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October is Disability Awareness Month and we have put together some exciting programming to celebrate this part of our human diversity. Disability Awareness Month is sponsored by the Diversity Awareness Committee. We invite you to attend these events!

All events are free to the campus. Individuals with disabilities requiring accomodations should contact Bruce Henderson in the department of Speech Communication at We ask that requests for accomodations be made as soon as possible.

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Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/11/2010 

The annual Shoshanna Rudnick Inch-a-thon will be on Monday, November 15th

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The Harvest Moon Dance is an intergenerational dance that will take place on Wednesday October 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.  The event is FREE and open to the public.  There will be a great band, refreshments, and a raffle for prizes!

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Wanna be an SLC?

Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 10/11/2010 

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is now accepting applications for five openings on our Student Leadership Consultant (SLC) team for Spring 2011.

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The Ithaca College Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, October 15, Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute Resource Room (413 CHS).

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The course was held at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA on October 2-3, 2010.  The course was entitled  "Neurologic Practice Essentials:  Clinical Decision Making as a Foundation for Expert Practice".  This course was sponsored by the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Have you ever wondered what Feng Shui is all about? If so, come to the Lunch and Learn!

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Tune into WHCU at 7:45 a.m. Monday morning to hear Don Beachler, associate professor of politics, discuss state and nation-wide elections.

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Ghanaian musicians Sulley (“So'-lay”) Imoro and Alfred Kpebesaane—currently artists in residence at the Ithaca College School of Music—will join students from their “African Drumming and Dance” and “Worlds of Music” classes in a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Free and open to the public, the performance will begin at 7 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

The program will feature festival, recreational and funeral dances from the Volta , Upper North, South and Greater Accra regions of Ghana.

Imoro was eight years old when he began learning African drumming and dance from his father, a dancer well-known throughout his native Ghana. “Anytime in the village when we didn’t have entertainment, Father would bring the drums out and play,” Imoro said.

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GLBT History Month Continues

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/11/2010 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) History Month is celebrated in October. Throughout the month, the LGBT Center website will feature videos highlighting different historical figures. Visit the LGBT Center website's GLBT History Month Featured Videos section to find a new video each day of October.

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