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ITS has gotten several reports from Outlook users who have received one or more email messages indicating "Your meeting was found to be out of date and has been automatically updated". We believe this is somehow related to Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), though not all iOS users are reporting the problem.

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Do you love sports and media?

Special Topics in Sports Journalism will be offered online during Winter session. We will teach game-story reporting, reviewing, column writing and announcing, plus current issues relevant to sports journalists. All are welcome.

Register for JOUR 39001-01 Sports Journalism (CRN 30014). All are welcome. Questions? Email Professor Loop in the Journalism Department at or call 274-3047.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Mead Loop at or (607) 274-3047. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Contributed on behalf of:
Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research
Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:

Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316

Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants

Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants

• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources. 

• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.

• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.

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 This time of the semester is often a period of high stress with heavy demands on everyone’s time and mental health. 

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Hillel at Ithaca College presents Breath In a Ram's Horn: The Jewish Spirit of Classical Music on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm in Muller Chapel.

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On Thursday, October 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, the On the Verge play-reading series will present a reading of Michael Frayn's 1998 play, COPENHAGEN, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow lecture series at Ithaca College. COPENHAGEN, a brilliant and elegant brain-teaser of a play, concerns the controversial meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in occupied Denmark in 1941.

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St. John Fisher College is hosting Wake County School District from Raleigh, NC for on-campus interviews on November 13 and 14, and IC students and alumni are invited to participate! They are interested candidates from all certification areas and those who will be certified by Fall 2015. For a list of current openings, visit

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 The off campus approval process for the 2015-2016 academic year will start on October 27th and will end on October 31st.  The only students who will be eligible to apply to live off campus are students who are in the process of completing their 3rd or 4th semester of college.  Please log onto HomerConnect to verify your completed semesters.  Please read the information below regarding your eligibility to live off campus. 

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What's a Microaggression?

Contributed by Don Austin on 10/29/2014 

Microaggressions. What are they exactly? How do I tackle them? Why do they matter?

If you're interested in diversity and social justice issues, you really want to learn more about this big term that people throw out, or you want to learn more about yourself and your place in this world, you should attend this session led by the Diversity Peer Educators!  This workshop is available for SLI credit for Block II, and participants will learn about why the "small things" matter when dealing with diversity. 

This workshop is being offered at the below dates/times: 

-Thursday, November 4 from 12:10-1:00 PM, Ithaca Falls Room 


-Wednesday, November 12 from 7:00-8:00 PM, Taughannock Falls Room

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Service Saturday Sign Up Opens TODAY!

Contributed by Don Austin on 10/29/2014 

Service Saturday is happening next week on November 8! Here's your chance to help out in the community!

Celebrate November by volunteering in your local community and helping out with some FUN events and IMPORTANT causes.

Students can choose to volunteer with one of these awesome sites:

  • Family Reading Partnership's Kids Book Festival (9:15am - 1:15pm, 12:30pm - 4:30pm, or 4:00pm - 5:30pm)
  • South Hill Elementary School's Fall Clean Up (10:00am - 12:00pm)
  • Tompkins County Public Library (12:00pm - 2:00pm)

Service Saturdays is your opportunity to make a difference the fun and easy way!


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Or one you've never taught before?

OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.

Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.

Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.

Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.

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Discover the Life You Want.

Contributed by Jennifer Wofford on 10/29/2014 

The Ithaca College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to invite you to join Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, for a free webinar entitled “Life Planning: Mapping a Successful Life Course”.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

Registration is not required:

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FOOD FRENZY! TOMORROW, October 30 at 11:30am to 2:00pm  Emerson Suites 

"Fresh" is the word this year at our annual Food Frenzy event! Located in Emerson Suites from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. A $3.00 donation gets you into the door and opens up a World of Food presented by our vendors. All proceeds go to The BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier, where only $3.00 will fill a BackPack with food for a child in need. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 - That's 1,666 BackPacks!



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Join MathWorks engineers as they provide insight into the latest features of the MATLAB and Simulink product families.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 >>REGISTER

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Peter Melcher (Biology) presented, "Embolism Refilling under negative water potentials – Fact or Fiction?" at the University of Vermont, James Marvin Memorial Seminar Series on 10/23/14.  See link for details.

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As announced in a previous Intercom article, ITS has entered into a licensing agreement with Adobe. Ithaca College's Adobe Campus Agreement provides our campus community with access to Adobe professional applications for both institutional and personal use.

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Do you love Halloween? Do you love puppies? If so, you don't want to miss this!!

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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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IC Beatbox, a new student organization, is looking for an official adviser. Our mission is to teach the Ithaca College community the art of beatboxing.  Beatboxing is making percussion noises using only the mouth and throat muscles. If you’re interested, or have any further questions about the club itself, contact Casey Lederman at


Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

We have extended the deadline for all staff to complete the online training to November 21, 2014.  However, computer workstations will not be available in the Office of Human Resources during the month of November for employees without regular access to computers (due to Re-enrollment).

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