intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password



Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Are you interested in what's going on in the 2010 midterm elections?  Then join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, for “Barack Obama Meets the Tea Party:  The 2010 Midterm Elections” the first Tuesday Salon of the semester.  Don Beachler, associate professor of politics, will lead a discussion on the elections during the current political and economic climate that may produce the most conservative Congress since the 1920s.

Read more . . . (74 words)

Need an Absentee Ballot?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/01/2010 

2010 is an election off-year but that doesn’t mean you should take the year off! Important seats up for selection include House and Senate Representatives and some State Governors. Election day is November 2nd so now is the time to start thinking about registering to vote or requesting absentee ballots. Here's a quick primer on how absentee ballots work and how you can request your absentee ballot to participate in your state’s elections.

Read more . . . (328 words)

I am writing to provide another update on the search for Ithaca College’s next Provost and VPAA. The search committee met recently and identified a small number of candidates to be invited to participate in confidential preliminary interviews with the search committee in early October. The committee faced difficult choices as it considered the applications of a diverse and highly talented pool of academic leaders.

Read more . . . (123 words)


The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful year last year, we're happy to announce our NEW line-up of FYE featured events!  Here are our next few featured events:

Read more . . . (257 words)

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092(f)],

Read more . . . (227 words)

Textbook Returns to Publishers

Contributed by Rod Beers on 10/01/2010 

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS: Please purchase all your textbook requirements as soon as possible.

Read more . . . (40 words)


Do you want to recognize a resident assistant, residence director, amazing professor, student, etc.?  Have you attended an amazing program in the past month that you feel deserves recognition?  If yes, then submit an Of the Month nomination to NRHH!


Read more . . . (134 words)

If you have concerns about Apogee, specifically wireless internet, or new projects in the residence halls on campus, please come to the Residence Hall Association’s meeting on Monday, October 4th at 8:15 PM in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room on the third floor of campus center.

Read more . . . (68 words)

Dean Leslie Lewis invites all School of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff to enjoy a wine and cheese reception with H&S alumni this afternoon!

Friday, October 1
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Campus Center

Read more . . . (52 words)

1- In what alcohol or drug-related situations can the MAP (Medical Amnesty Policy) be applied?

2- What is the slogan for the MAP? (Hint: It begins with: "When in Doubt....").

3- What phone number should be called on campus to summon help for a medical emergency situation?

4- Which campus office is responsible for applying the MAP to a case?

5. Name 2 symptoms of alcohol poisoning.

6. In which cases might the MAP not be applied?

7. How many medical amnesties can each student receive under the MAP?

Read more . . . (277 words)

 Religion in the LGBTQA community

Contributed by Devon Ritz on 09/30/2010 

 Come talk to an IC professor about their leadership on campus and the church while identifying as LGBTQA!

Read more . . . (85 words)

What can you do to help prevent cancer?  

Learn what to do if you have symptoms and how to be an advocate for your own health. 

DATE:  October 4, 2010

TIME:   Noon - 1 pm

PLACE: PRW Center, GL 052

Read more . . . (123 words)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 7:00 p.m.; Talk by bell hooks; TALKING RACE: ENDING RACISM

7:00pm in 102 Textor Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Lemonade, coffee and tea will be served.

For more information on bell hooks visit:


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies at 607.274.3063. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible.

Time for an Upgrade

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 09/30/2010 

Good news! IC Link is upgrading on October 4, 2010. The site will be down Monday, October 4, 2010 from 9am-4pm.

New features include:

Each organization will have a wall where students can post information.

    There is a messaging option

    Organizations can change their layout and design of their page

    All features will be easier to access.

    There will be a photo gallery option

Read more . . . (31 words)

Block 2 is going to get underway!  Be a part of the action!

Read more . . . (62 words)

Mandatory Informational Meeting

Thursday, October 7
4:00 p.m.
1st Floor Foyer CNS

Meet the professors, learn about their research projects, and get your registration form signed (PDF).

Those unable to attend may make an appointment with appropriate professors.

Read more . . . (23 words)

Pre-VET Meeting: Thursday, Oct. 7

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/30/2010 

12:10-1:00, CNS 115


  • October events
  • SPCA orientation, etc.

Contact Samantha Corrado with any questions.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at 274-3161.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Halloween Pumpkin Package

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 09/30/2010 

Attention students, faculty, and staff: the Halloween Pumpkin Package is now available through the Gifts from Home program.

Read more . . . (127 words)

Come to the Handwerker Gallery at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5 and discuss this historic election with fellow students and politics professor Don Beachler.  For further information contact Erika Fowler-Decatur at

 Ever Thought of Modeling?

Contributed by Meaghan Layden on 09/30/2010 

 HiFashion Studios is looking for both new and experienced models to be a part of this year's modeling agency.

Read more . . . (84 words)

recent stories

News and Notices

Lectures and Presentations

Arts and Performances

Learning Opportunities


News for Faculty

News for Staff

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News