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The nominating process is now open for the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership.

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The Sport Event and Facility Management class and Colleges Against
Cancer presents:

The IC 3v3 Basketball Tournament

When: Sunday, November 16 @ 4PM
Where: Hill Center Gym
Other Information:
- Double Elimination
- Music
- Food
- Knockout Tournament with Prizes
- CASH PRIZE/Bookstore PRIZE

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The Ithaca College Trombone Troupe will be playing its fall concert on Tuesday, November 18 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall.

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Writing Department Open House

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 11/11/2008 

The Department of Writing welcomes members of the campus community to visit our new space during a celebration of our new location, 4th floor Smiddy Hall, on Thursday, Nov. 20, between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

The budget process for fiscal year 2010 will begin on Wednesday, November 12, 2008.

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"Obama and Health" -- Room Change

Contributed by Stewart Auyash on 11/11/2008 

Due to popular interest in speaking with Steve Speil, senior vice president of the Federation of American Hospitals, who will be discussing "Health Policy in the Obama Administration" on November 14, there is a room change. All times will meet in CHS 208.

Times: 9:00-9:50 a.m., 10:00-10:50 a.m., 2:00-2:50 a.m.

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Our next Caregiver Support Group meeting will be a special presentation by Lisa Kendall on Friday, November 21, noon–1:15 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

Lisa's talk, titled "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it GO: Holiday Stress Tips for Caregivers," will help participants identify both common and extreme causes of holiday-related stress that caregivers may face.

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The women's soccer team has qualified for the NCAA playoffs and will host a four-team regional this weekend. The Bombers take on Westfield State Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in one semifinal with Rochester playing Roger Williams at 1:30 p.m. in the other. Sunday's final is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. with all three games at Carp Wood Field.

The regional winner will advance to the NCAA sectionals November 22-23.

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The men's soccer team has been picked for the NCAA playoffs and will host a first-round game Thursday. The Bombers take on Johns Hopkins Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Carp Wood Field with the winner advancing to Sunday's second round at York (Pennsylvania).

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Roger D'Aprix, a leading authority on employee communications, will speak on Thursday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

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International Education Week

Contributed by Pooja Shah on 11/11/2008 

Every year the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education designate a week to celebrate international education and exchange. The International Club has organized a week of events to celebrate the International Education Week.

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Thank you for your patience while we worked to fix the unexpected issues related to the online benefits reenrollment process.

The system is now available.

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Quick, the deadlines are approaching fast to become part of IC After Dark's Executive Board!

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Video Production Job Opportunity

Contributed by Michelle Cole on 11/10/2008 

Looking for a one-time job? Good with video production? IC Unbound is looking for someone to produce DVD'd of the Fall 2008 show. We will provide DVD's and jewel cases for the order, as well as tapes of the show. The show must be chaptered by dance and copied to about 50 DVD's by December 1st, 2008.

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Cans Across America -- Food Drive

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 11/10/2008 

Imagine a food drive that can collect nearly 400,000 pounds of food in a single day. Now imagine the number of people that could be fed with all of those donations.

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Submitted on behalf of Deb Harper, director of the Counseling Center, and Rory Rothman, associate vice president of student affairs and campus life.

[Editor's note: This article is part two of the Counseling Center series, "Worried about a Student?" Part one discussed how to identify and assist students at risk.]


Identifying and Working With Students in Distress

Faculty and staff members have unique access to students during their college lives and as a result, are able to notice behaviors that may indicate that a student is having problems.

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The Ithaca College Choir, conducted by Lawrence Doebler, will perform the world premiere of "We Are One" by Behzad Ranjbaran at the 30th annual Choral Composition Contest and Festival on Saturday, November 15. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the free event will also feature six high school choirs, each performing pieces chosen as finalists in a national competition of newly composed works.

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Joanie Groome and the Ithaca Youth Bureau's Recreation Support Services (RSS) received the Brick Miscall Award at the 60th annual Fall Celebration of the Franziska Racker Center last Friday.

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Student Leadership Saturday

Contributed by Michele Lenhart on 11/10/2008 

Join the CSLI on December 6 for a special event where you can participate in three sessions required to earn a Student Leadership Institute certificate in one day! This event is free and open to all students.

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New Director of Public Safety

Contributed by Suzanne Smith on 11/10/2008 

Contributed by Rory Rothman, associate vice president for student affairs and campus life.

I am pleased to announce to the campus community that Terri Stewart has accepted our offer to serve as the next director of public safety.

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