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Contributed by David Cruz on 10/16/2009 


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Sophomores and juniors interested in a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering may be eligible to apply for this scholarship that is awarded by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The award covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.


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The Library receives new multi-function scanners/copiers.

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Effective immediately, the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life will no longer issue "Notifications of Absence." Students should communicate directly with their faculty when they need to miss a class for health emergencies, family emergencies, required court appearances, etc. Faculty who require documentation of such absences should communicate this directly with their students.

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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, events and performances that happen on our campus.

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Students seeking post-graduate opportunities with the United States Marine Corps should attend the upcoming Corps' information session.  Officers are college graduates who have earned and accepted an appointment by the President of the United States.

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On Tuesday, October 20, at 4:00p.m. in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112, the Sustainability Café will explore "Striving toward Zero Waste,” presented by Kat McCarthy '05, Waste Reduction and Recycling Specialist for Tompkins County Solid Waste Management.

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Webinar Featuring Medical School Deans:  ON-LINE EVENT, October 20.   This event provides an opportunity to hear about the value of the Teach For America experience and how it links to a medical career from Annalisa Tincher, the admissions director of the medical school at Northwestern. The event will also feature Jason Clark, an Atlanta ’02 alumnus who earned his M.D. at the Duke University School of Medicine and is now completing his residency in dermatology at Emory.


Thursday, October 22
CNS 117
Pizza will be provided.

James Sterling, Keck Graduate Institute, “Electrowetting, Microfluidics, and DNA Diagnostics”

Dr. Sterling will be describing career options in biotechnology industry and the masters of bioscience degree offered by Keck Graduate Institute.    He is the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of Faculty, Team Masters Program Director and Professor, KGI

Hosted by the departments of Biology and Chemistry.

The Jewish calendar for this academic year is now available on the Hillel website as follows:

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In support of the College’s sustainability efforts, the Office of Human Resources’ publication, “HR Connections”, is available online for employees.

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Help gain a greater level of confidence in your retirement portfolio.  Make an appointment today to meet with an Individual Consultant  to evaluate your investments.

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 The Group Exercise schedule for the Fitness Center has been updated for Block 2.  The new schedule will take effect on Monday, October 19th, 2009.

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Friends, classmates, colleagues, and staff and faculty members are invited to celebrate the life of Andrea Morton '10 on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in Muller Chapel. The memorial service will include a prelude by the Ithaca College Women's Chorale beginning at 6:40 p.m.

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The Office of Student Financial Services will be closed from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm for planning purposes.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

New Catholic Community Blog!  

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/15/2009 

"Catholic Community's Session with Eschen"

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If you are interested in study abroad opportunities (both in house and affiliated), internships, and local archaeological field schools, come and hear about the experiences of anthropology majors in India, Greece, Washinton, D.C., Samoa, and central New York. Thursday Oct. 22 at 7pm in Williams 218.

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Student Organization Registration

Contributed by Russell Martin on 10/15/2009 

Student organizations may register with Ithaca College through the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs. Organizations must register annually to formally operate during the academic year.

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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, events and performances that happen on our campus.

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Attention faculty from all schools and departments!  Do you have an interest in opera or musical theater? Do you have ideas as to how opera or musical theater relate to your field? Do you have students in your school or department interested in opera or musical theater?  If so, this opportunity may be of great interest to you.

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