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Heinz and Judy Koch have a paper in Zeitschrift Physikaliische Chemie dealing with research from our collaboration with professor Masaaki Mishima of Kyushu University. Pasqaule Iacono '07 and Nicole Wedgwood '08 are coauthors.

The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that we have a limited number of vacancies in the Circle Apartments.

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In light of this weekend's e-mail system change, we want to remind all e-mail users to NEVER respond to e-mail messages requesting passwords or other personal information. We WILL NOT be asking you for your password or other information as part of this weekend's e-mail migration, or at any other time.

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New Email System Coming This Weekend!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/06/2008 

Information Technology Services (ITS) is moving Ithaca College’s central e-mail system, including all user e-mail messages and address books, to a new system this weekend. The migration will begin Friday, August 8th at 2:00 p.m. and will continue through the afternoon on Saturday, August 9th.

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NYC in the Fall

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 08/06/2008 

What's better than enjoying the Big Apple in the fall? Ithaca College can take you there on Saturday, September 27.

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Maura Stephens, senior editor of our college magazine, ICView, will be attending the Nieman Conference for Narrative Editors at Harvard this year.

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In order to prepare for Monday’s launch of the first production version of myHome, the College's new web portal, access to the beta version will be removed at 3pm on Friday, 8/8.

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All-College Staff Meeting

Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 08/05/2008 

President Tom Rochon invites you to the all-College staff meeting to be held on Thursday, August 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Emerson Suites. These meetings provide an opportunity to share important information as we prepare for the new semester.

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The Ithaca College Bookstore is pleased to announce a special Fall 2008 semester price for Microsoft® Office 2007 and 2008. See the information below on each promotional product.

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IC Community Picnic

Contributed by Milagros Hernandez on 08/05/2008 

Submitted on behalf of President Tom Rochon.

Again this year, we are pleased to continue our tradition of welcoming new students at the IC Community Picnic. The picnic will be held on Monday, August 25, on the Academic Quad immediately following Convocation (at approximately noon). In the event of rain, it will be held in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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ADA Statement for Faculty Use

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 08/05/2008 

In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi.

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Fitness Center eligibility for 2008 graduates and anyone holding benefits-eligible family summer memberships ENDS on Friday, August 15.

Please review the complete list of hours beginning Saturday, August 16.

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Caregiver Support Group Meeting

Contributed by Denise Thompson on 08/05/2008 

The next Caregiver Support Group meeting will be held on Friday, August 15, at noon in 413 CHS.

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The ITHACA COLLEGE BOOKSTORE is pleased to announce a Special Fall 2008 semester price for Microsoft® Office 2007 and 2008. See the information below on each promotional product.

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Fall Faculty Workshop September 6

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 08/04/2008 

Save the date for the fall workshop on the morning of Saturday, September 6, 2008. Open to all who teach at Ithaca College, it is "Who We Are and What We Do."

Full details and the registration sign-up form are available at the Center for Faculty Excellence website.

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Submitted on behalf of Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Veteran enrollment management professional Richard “Rit” Fuller ’73 has been named acting dean of the Office of Enrollment Planning. He will serve in that capacity for the fall 2008 semester, while longtime dean Larry Metzger, M.S. ’87, is on a leave of absence.

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The Bookstore is pleased to announce a special clearance sale Monday, August 4, through Friday, August 8.

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Over the past couple of years, motor vehicle accidents that either involved an Ithaca College-owned vehicle or a rented vehicle through an outside rental agency have not always been reported properly after an accident occurs.

The link below explains the motor vehicle accident procedures that must be adhered to when damage or injuries occur while operating a vehicle on College-sanctioned business.

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All sustainability-inspired faculty and EcoVillage educators (and the frankly curious) are invited to the annual Faculty Development Retreat for the Partnerships in Sustainability Education program at EcoVillage, August 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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As recently announced in Intercom the campus wireless network, ICAirnet, will soon be upgraded. The cutover to the new wireless network has been moved from Friday, August 8th to Wednesday, August 13th. The existing wireless network will be unavailable on Monday, 8/11 and Tuesday, 8/12 in preparation for the upgrade.

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