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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by David Maley on 10/08/2007 

On Saturday, October 6, 2007, a resident of Ithaca College's Circle Apartments (Building 18) reported that a camera was stolen from the residence sometime between midnight and 9:30 a.m. this same date.

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On Thursday, October 11, at 7:00 p.m. in Friends Hall Room 207, three representatives from Connect Ithaca -- Joan Bokaer, Rob Morache and Jacob Roberts -- will take you along on a trip into their imagination as they create a new vision for Ithaca as an "ecocity."

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The Disability Awareness Committee announces events coordinated for National Disability Awareness Month:

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This fall, the Office of Residential Life added a really cool little doohickey to each shower stall in the residence halls on campus. These simple-to-use Shower Coach™ waterproof, five-minute shower timers help remind residents to reduce their use of hot water.

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David '83 and Betsey '84 Lebow have established a scholarship in the Park School and have also made significant contributions to the Ithaca Fund and the A&E center. They experience a real sense of satisfaction in giving back to the College.

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Cortaca Jug Ticket Information

Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 10/06/2007 

The Cortaca Jug game will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2007, at Ithaca College's Butterfield Stadium. Cortaca Jug Football ticket distribution to the IC community will begin on Monday, October 22. You MUST have a ticket for entrance into the stadium.

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Submitted on behalf of Melissa Gattine, special programs public relations coordinator, Park School

Are you interested in minoring in international communications in the Park School? Join us for an informal discussion and pizza on Thursday, October 11. The minor is open to all IC students.

Thursday, October 11
12:15-1:00 p.m.
Park Hall, room 277

Pizza lunch will be served.

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The last day to register to vote in New York State for the November election is Friday, October 12. The general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2007.

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Members of the campus community are urged to sign up for the new Emergency Notification System (ENS), which enhances the College's ability to reach all students, faculty, and staff with critical information in the event of an emergency situation. The College will be conducting a test of the ENS on Thursday, October 25.

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Asma Barlas (CSCRE), has published an article, "Teaching about Islam and Women: On Pedagogy and the Personal," in the latest volume of Intercultural Education.

Submitted on behalf of Larry Metzger, dean of enrollment planning

The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Bursar will be closed on two consecutive Thursdays -- October 11 and October 18 -- for joint planning sessions.

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Another great turnout! THANK YOU to all those who took the time out of their busy schedule to donate blood!

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Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about sexual minority youth, adults, or families?

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Ithaca College staff or faculty members who completed the GE Corporate Payment Services procurement and/or travel card online application process, and had their application approved before October 5, should receive their travel cards by the end of this week.

Travel cards will still be mailed to cardholder campus addresses, but procurement cards will be mailed directly to the Accounts Payable office and then distributed to your campus address. (Previously we stated that all cards would be mailed directly to cardholder campus addresses.)

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John J. Weber, assistant professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently delivered two presentations at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Camp Heartland: Journey of Hope

Contributed by Barbara Anger on 10/04/2007 

Children and teens from Camp Heartland will speak about issues impacting families touched by HIV/AIDS on Tuesday, October 9, at 5:30 p.m. in IC Square, as part of Disability Awareness Month.

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Chris Pelchat, instructor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, conducted a workshop at the Northeast Wilderness Medical (CME) Conference and introduced participants to the problems and procedures associated with moving-water and rope rescue.

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Faculty performers from the Ithaca College School of Music will give a free concert on Wednesday, Oct. 10, to celebrate Daniel Pearl World Music Days. Beginning at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the concert will be one of hundreds of performances held in more than 60 countries to remember the Wall Street Journal reporter murdered by extremists in Pakistan five years ago.

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The Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio -- performing on violin and viola, piano, and clarinet respectively -- will give this year's performance in the annual Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series at Ithaca College. Named after two longtime educators, the series honors the Hocketts' love of music and devotion to Ithaca College and its School of Music. The free concert will take place on Friday, October 12, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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On Tuesday, October 9 at 8:15 in Ford Hall, the Chamber Orchestra will perform Steven Hartke's brilliant 1988 work "Pacific Rim"; Mozart's "Haffner" symphony; and Bartok's "Divertimento."

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