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Smoking Policy Reminder

Contributed by Robert Cree on 11/24/2008 

It is important to remind everyone that the State of New York prohibits smoking in the public areas of all buildings within the state. As such Ithaca College has an established smoking policy (2.8.10) that directly addresses this for the campus community and provides a listing of the designated outdoor smoking areas.

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Have you ever thought what you might do in an emergency when you are far from a medical facility? This course will prepare you with the skills needed to assist in medical emergencies in remote environments. Those who pass the course will be awarded national certification as a Wilderness First Responder.

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Are you graduating in December and will you be applying for New York State teacher certification?

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A taped interview with aging studies major Christian Laurence will air, on a rotating basis, on WHCU-870 radio, beginning this afternoon. Tune in to 870 AM to hear Christian talk with news anchor Todd Messer about the experiences Christian has had with Longview residents as a result of the Ithaca College/Longview partnership.

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Student across disciplines now may sign up for an innovative winter session course that explores "arts, film, and music festivals" from a variety of historical, functional, and cultural perspectives.

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The main ITS public computer labs are closed during thanksgiving break except Friends 110.

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The Student Computer Repair Center (SCRC) and the Park Laptop Support Center will be closing on Friday November 21st and will resume regular hours on Monday December 1st.

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UPDATE: The web marketing staff retreat scheduled for this afternoon has been canceled, so there is no early Intercom deadline today. We will adhere to the usual 3:00 p.m. deadline -- please post before then if you would like your story to appear in Monday's roundup. We apologize for any confusion. Thanks.

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Attention all past Cross-Cultural Leadership Retreat (CCLR) participants: it's time to unite, and meet the participants of the 2008 retreat, fresh from their CCLR experience!

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Check Out Our Winners!

Contributed by Maura Stephens on 11/20/2008 

ICView, the magazine of Ithaca College, has just published its first annual arts and literary contest issue, with winners in five categories: photography, fine art, poetry, short short fiction, and essay. The Ithaca College community is chock full of talent. Congratulations to all our winners!

Check out the winning entries online at www.ithaca.edu/icview and leave a comment with our new comment feature (thanks to John White and Benjamin Costello in ITS).

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Thanks to your generosity, Ithaca College and the United Way are almost 70 percent to the campaign goal! Now more than ever, we need to find a way to help folks who need it in the greater Tompkins County area. If you have not turned in your pledge card, please do so and drop it in the mail to Karen McGavin in Job Hall.

There are over 40 wonderful agencies that will benefit from your gift -- such as Challenge Industries, Gadabout Transportation Services, the Child Development Council, the Salvation Army, and many more!

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Adobe Creative Suite 4

Contributed by Art Gilmore on 11/20/2008 

Adobe is now shipping the new Creative Suite 4 family of software. All the prices have changed for student/faculty/staff or departmental purchases. Also, the supplied applications within a package for some of the packages have changed.

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While March Madness unfolded last spring, students on Ellen Staurowsky's research team compiled data on majors in which Division I athletes in the sports of men's and women's basketball, baseball, and softball were enrolled during the 2007-8 academic year.

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Astronaut Jim Lovell, whose message to Mission Control -- "Houston, we've had a problem" -- initiated one of the most dramatic episodes of the space age, has accepted an invitation to deliver the main address at Ithaca College's Commencement ceremony on May 17, 2009.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of cinema, photography, and media arts and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was the invited presenter for the Information Science Colloquium at Cornell University on October 29.

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No luck registering for a photo class at IC? Here's your chance!

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All are welcome!

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Story submitted on behalf of Mary Kranz, R.N.

Flu Shot Clinic for Retirees, Spouses and Significant Others!
Tuesday, November 25
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Hammond Health Center

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Join the Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs on Friday, November 21, as we say "thank you" to the many student workers who staff the various area and satellite offices around campus.

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Ithaca College trumpet professor Frank Gabriel Campos will present a free concert of music for trumpet alone on Monday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Ithaca College's Hockett Family Recital Hall.

Titled "Art of the Single Line," the concert will include a wide variety of music from jazz to classical, including "Leyenda" by the Spanish composer Albeniz, "Spain" by jazz pianist Chick Corea, "Ashokan Farewell" from the Ken Burns Civil War miniseries, as well as music by Leonard Bernstein and Stevie Wonder. There will even be an unaccompanied version of "Flight of the Bumblebee."

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