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This Tuesday, October 23, from noon to 12:45 p.m., we will be conducting a Lunch and Learn session that will explore the Aetna tools and perks available to you. Join us for this informative session!

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"The Oaxaca Crisis and the Roots of Migration"
October 24, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
IC Center for Natural Studies, room 112

Miguel Angel Vasquez de la Rosa, founder of EDUCA (Services for an Alternative Education) in Oaxaca, Mexico, will present a talk centered on how globalization, the neo-liberal economic model, and U.S. trade policy have contributed significantly to the current conflict and social movement in Oaxaca as well as in many Mexicans' decisions to migrate to the United States.

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All members of the campus community are invited to attend the remaining open sessions for candidates for the position of director of academic enrichment services.

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The third panel in the series, "Experiential Learning -- It's Worth Talking About," will take place on Tuesday, October 23, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. in the Ithaca Falls Meeting Room.

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Still planning on taking students abroad on a short-term summer program?

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The National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Fellowship program offers a nationally recognized opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their vision of an ecologically sustainable future. Applications for 2008-09 fellowships are due November 1, 2007.

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Calling all writers and videographers!

"Chill Out: Campus Solutions To Global Warming" recognizes campuses and campus leaders for their efforts to solve global warming issues. Is Ithaca College doing something you think is worth sharing? Then submit a written entry (500 words) OR a three-minute video entry!

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Cancer Is WAC - Week Against Cancer

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 10/18/2007 

Cancer Is Wac (Week Against Cancer)!
-Tabling all week with our new T-shirts
Save Second Base, and I -Breast Cancer Info Extravaganza, Thursday 10/25, 7pm, Friends 309
Male Breast Cancer Survivor Speaker, Free food, brochures, info galore!
-Killer Cruise - IC After Dark - CAC - SAB collaboration 9pm-Midnight in IC Square
Pop pumpkin tumors win a chance at free prizes

Colleges Against Cancer, Williams 225, 7pm (next meeting 10/29),

Flu Vaccination Walk-In Clinics

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 10/18/2007 

The Hammond Health Center will be sponsoring several walk-in flu vaccination clinics between October 30 and November 15.

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The annual Ithaca College Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held on November 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.! This year's theme is "Benefits with the Stars: Recognizing IC Employees -- Where You are the Star!"

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Fifth Annual Veterans Day Celebration
Thursday, November 8, noon
Emerson Suites

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Writing Workshop -- October 27

Contributed by Lynn Hyde on 10/18/2007 

On Saturday, October 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., associate professor Katharyn Howd Machan of the Department of Writing will offer a workshop, "Writing Life Stories," at the Community School of Music and Arts, 330 E. State Street.

Call 272-1474 to register. Walk-ins will be welcome if seats remain open.

Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place when you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services (ITS).

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At the recent Faculty/Staff Campaign event, Christine Davie '04, a longtime employee in Information Technology Services, shared some of the many opportunities that have come her way thanks to her position at Ithaca College. Highlights include receiving a J.J. Staff Scholar Award, earning an Ithaca College degree, and watching three of her children also complete IC degrees.

Read her remarks, titled "This Is a Great Place to Work!"

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Surplus Items For Sale

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 10/17/2007 

The Purchasing Department is offering for sale on a sealed-bid basis the following surplus items released from the facilities maintenance department.

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iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine has posted new articles for the week. Check out iMPrint daily at for the latest features and blog posts.

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On Monday, October 22, at 4:00 p.m. in Friends 201, the Sustainability Cafe topic will be "Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?" presented by Ithaca College alumnus Rick Otis.

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As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Meg Nowak, assistant dean of the School of Business, will present a free session entitled "Confrontation: Is It a Dirty Word?” on Monday, October 22, 7:00–8:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge.

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IC Toastmaster Meeting

Contributed by Colleen Barnes on 10/17/2007 

The next meeting for the IC Toastmasters Club is scheduled for Tuesday, October 23, at 9:00 a.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room.

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United Way Campaign Begins

Contributed by Cindy Neal on 10/17/2007 

The Ithaca College United Way Campaign is officially underway.

Our campaign will run from October 15 through November 18, 2007.

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