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The Peer Advisors you know and love are back to business for 2006. The organization, which works to ensure a smooth transition for the first year student into Ithaca College is recruiting new membership and wants YOU.
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Do you like getting involved, giving back, and sharing your knowledge? Are you skilled with computers or don't know what to do with your old model? Extra suits taking up space in your closet?
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Contributed by Karen McGavin on 02/01/2006
The vice president for finance and administration is pleased to announce that a search for the new leader of the Office of Human Resources is underway. The associate vice president for human resources will direct the work of the Departments of Benefits, Employment and Employee Relations, Training and Development, Compensation and Design, and Human Resource Information Systems.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 02/01/2006
This spring, Rhythm n’ Shoes (IC Tap Club) is hosting the First Annual Finger Lakes Tap Festival in conjunction with the Tap Legacy(TM) Foundation, Inc. (founded by tap dancers Gregory Hines and Andrew J. Nemr). From Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2, tap dancers will be coming to Ithaca from all over the country, and five world-renowned guest artists will be teaching classes and performing. (For more information about the festival, you can check out our website at www.fingerlakestapfestival.com)
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/01/2006
Discussion: Avian Communication, from Finches to Penguins
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Open to all interested students!
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The African-Latino Society, Student Government Association, Diversity Council, and many other organizations are sponsoring Ithaca College's first Freestyle Friday Competition with celebrity Host DJ Envy of HOT 97! Competitors from various New York colleges and universities will compete at this event on February 3, 2006 from 7pm-11pm.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/01/2006
Ed Cluett presented a poster co-authored with IC Biology students. R. Adametz(’05), A. Bowers (’04), A. Yerdon (’03), Ke Ke (’05), A. Fritz (’06). “Phospholipase A2 antagonists alter the trafficking of endocytically-derived free cholesterol”. American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco, CA.
Cole Gilbert, Cornell University
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Contributed by Priscilla Quirk on 01/31/2006
Seasonal Affective Disorder is reported by 17% of Ithaca College students. Visit the Health Promotion Resource Room (lower level, Hammond Health Center) to try a light box and learn more about SAD. The SAD/Light Box display begins on Friday, Feb 3rd and will continue through the darker months.
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Contributed by Thomas Shevory on 01/31/2006
Zillah Eisenstein has been invited and has accepted to become a member of the Board
Waltz, Tango, Swing and more!
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 01/31/2006
Susan Swensen and Jason Hamilton (Biology Department) attended a workshop entitled, “Train the Trainer”, given by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. The focus was on how to engage faculty at our home institutions in the teaching of sustainability concepts.
A panel of Jewish women -- orthodox to secular -- talk about their lives and the importance of 'Jewish' to them.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/31/2006
Last fall, four Park Students met with The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) co-founder Morris Dees, attended an SPLC workshop, and witnessed the Wall of Tolerance unveiling in historic Montgomery, Alabama with the late J. Diann Sams. Those four students were: Alyson Buck '06, OCLD; Lonna Dawson '07, OCLD; Christopher DeAngelis ’06, IMC; and Ashley Fazio '05, OCLD.
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Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 01/31/2006
Nominees should demonstrate subject mastery, presentation, interaction with students, and dedication to teaching.
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Is your organization interested in volunteering with children? IC Bigs is looking for groups to provide and staff activity tables for the IC Family Carnival on Friday, February 24, which benefits the local chapter of One-to-One Big Brother Big Sister.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 01/30/2006
The first annual CellFlix Festival -- featuring movies shot entirely on cell phone -- has been won by Ithaca College junior Mike Potter, a triple major from Broomfield, Colorado. His work was selected from among the 178 entries by a panel of professional judges. Sponsored by Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications, the CellFlix Festival invited high school and college students to utilize their creative talents to shoot a 30-second movie on their cell phone for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. The winning entry can be viewed at www.cellflixfestival.org.
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Contributed by Susan Avery on 01/30/2006
According to the <i>U.S. News and World Report</b> list of the 50 Ways to Improve Your Life (Jan. 2006), "singing helps keep your brain in tune!" There is quite a body of research that indicates the multiple dimensions of music (intellectual, physical, social) set it apart from other cognitively stimulating activities towards a healthier you!
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Contributed by Tina Bennett on 01/30/2006
Frank W. Musgrave, Economics Department has published a book
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