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AES Workshop Today!

Contributed by Kate Brown on 09/25/2008 

Too much to do, not enough time?

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Attention: faculty, staff and commuter students! During the month of October, we will go toe-to-toe -- or more accurately, tire-to-tire -- with a number of other campuses nationwide in the Fall Campus Challenge to rack up the most points for commuter trips to campus using alternative transportation modes: walking, biking, riding the bus, carpooling, and ride sharing!

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Please be reminded of the celebration of the life and legacy of dean Larry Metzger, to be held Friday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m. in Ford Hall of the Whalen Center for Music. The event will be followed by a reception in McHenry Lobby.

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The IC Toastmasters club will meet on Tuesday, September 30, at 9:00 a.m. in the Cayuga Lake Room, Campus Center.

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The offices of Admission, Enrollment Planning, Institutional Research, Registrar, and Student Financial Services will close at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, September 26, so that staff may attend the celebration of dean Larry Metzger's life and legacy.

The next topic for Sustainability Café will be, "One Thing Leads to Another: Environment, Nonprofits and Philanthropy." This Café, being held in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar, will be held on Monday, September 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Room in the Campus Center.

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Vive le Français!

Contributed by Mark Andrew Hall on 09/24/2008 

Announcing the formation of Quartier français, Ithaca College's new residential learning community dedicated to French language and culture.

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Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis, assistant professor of health promotion and physical education, published an article entitled "Reel Milk," discussing depictions of breastfeeding in American movies.

"Reel Milk" is a featured article in the September/October 2008 issue of Mothering magazine.

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Dave Wimer '99 and professor of psychology (and department chair) Barney Beins published an article entitled, "Expectations and Perceived Humor," in the journal Humor.

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Free Pizza and Help Fight Cancer!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 09/24/2008 

Grab a slice of pizza and learn how you can save the lives of the 400 people in this county, who are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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VideoLink announces that Ithaca College has installed a ReadyCam insert studio to provide national television outlets with live access to faculty experts directly from Ithaca's campus in Ithaca, New York.

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CSTEP Reception This Thursday

Contributed by Yolanda Clarke on 09/24/2008 

Thursday, September 25
5:00-7:00 p.m.
ALS Lounge

Meet Orlando Kittrell, the new director of IC's College Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)!

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Stephen Tropiano, director of the Los Angeles Program and associate professor in the department of television and radio, is featured in You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story, a five-hour documentary chronicling the history of Warner Brothers in honor of its 60th anniversary. The documentary airs on PBS' American Masters program this week, September 23-25.

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On Saturday, the SGA had its senate orientation, and it was very successful! One important thing that we discussed were SGA committees and campuswide committees. Our senators have been assigned to a variety of them, but we are looking for some non-SGA members to sit in on these committees.

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Pink Ribbon Ball -- October 2

Contributed by Lindsey Stafford on 09/23/2008 

Colleges Against Cancer is putting on a ball to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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John Confer presented a paper on September 20 in Rochester, New York, at the annual meeting of the New York State Ornithological Conference. The paper was entitled "Golden-Winged Warbler Conservation from Canada to South America, with Input from GPS/GIS, and Bears, and Molecular DNA, and Timber Rattlesnakes."

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Fall Choral Collage on Sunday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 09/23/2008 

The Ithaca College School of Music choral ensembles open their season with the annual Choral Collage on Sunday, September 28, at 3:00 p.m. in Ford Hall. The free concert will feature the Choir, Madrigals, Women's Chorale, Chorus, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Conductors include Lawrence Doebler, Janet Galván, and Lauri Robinson-Keegan.

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A new piece by renowned Ithaca composer Karel Husa will be included on an upcoming recital by clarinetist Richard Faria on Saturday, September 27, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. Faria, an associate professor of music performance, will be joined by cellist Heidi Hoffman.

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New CSTEP Director Hired

Contributed by Yolanda Clarke on 09/23/2008 

It is with great pleasure that we announce the hiring of Orlando M. Kittrell as the new director of the Ithaca College College Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).

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Linda Gasser, a new faculty member in the School of Business, gave a paper at the fourth International Art of Management and Organizations Conference at the Banff Centre in Banff, Canada, September 10, 2008.

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