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Reason #10...

10) Attend the Ithaca Festival and see the craziest parade ever -- featuring the Volvo Ballet, the He-Man Chain Saw Marching Band, and the SufferJets ... just to name a few!

Stay. Work. Play.
in Ithaca this summer! for Summer Session course listings.

Register for summer sessions today through HomerConnect.

For additional information e-mail the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies at or call 607-274-3143.


Homer (Banner) Upgrade in June

Contributed by Brian Scholten on 04/06/2010 

The College’s administrative student information system (Homer), interactive web-based module (HomerConnect), and myIthaca will be undergoing an upgrade in June.  All three systems will be unavailable beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10 through the morning of Monday, June 14 while the conversion to these upgraded systems takes place.

The Banner Implementation Team appreciates your understanding and cooperation during this period of time in which Homer, HomerConnect, and myIthaca are temporarily inaccessible.  The dates chosen are those that will have minimal impact on most of the campus.  This upgrade is necessary in order to modernize our student information system and ensure that we can continue to conduct business with the Homer system.

Wellness Wednesday Today!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 04/06/2010 

Today, April 7

Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center

12:00-12:50 PM

Does Technology Help or Hinder Dating Relationships?
Featuring Patty Tvaroha, The Advocacy Center, Ithaca

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On Wednesday, April 14, at 7 pm, the public is invited to join renowned Colombian journalist Claudia López in Klingenstein Lounge for a 30-minute lecture entitled, “Methods of State Capturing by Mafias and Illegal Armed Groups in Colombia.” Lopez will discuss the paramilitaries’ successful efforts to co-opt Colombian political processes

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 04/06/2010 

A dramatic reading of Kindertransport, 6:30 Sunday April 11th location tba in honor of Holocaust Memorial Day  

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Due to popular demand, we have opened up 3 additional training sessions of our "Using Multimedia in PowerPoint" workshop.  If you would like to learn how to add rich multimedia to your PowerPoint presentations step-by-step and hands-on in our training lab, register now using the links below. Additional sessions are available for both the Mac and Windows versions of this workshop.

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Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services for the Fall 2010 semester!

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Want to study school reform in the center of educational change in the U.S.? Ithaca College will sponsor up to 10 students interested in this one-credit study away program in Washington, D.C. Sponsorship includes lodging, metro travel while in DC, and a meal subsidy.

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Congratulations to Residential Life “Of the Block Award” Winners. It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee announces the winners of the Block 3 Awards.

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SIGHT SCHOOL in Oakland, CA is pleased to announce the opening of ICONS & ALLEGORIES, an exhibition comprising works by 9 artists working in a variety of media.

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The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety is investigating an isolated incident involving a series of homemade "bottle bombs" that erupted on campus on Monday, April 5, 2010. No one was injured and there was no visible property damage from the devices.

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Have you been trying to find a job on campus, but have had no luck? Will nothing fit with your schedule?

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When It's Time To Help A Friend

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 04/06/2010 


When you’re concerned about a friend’s well-being, you don’t have to be afraid of hurting your friend’s feelings, making things worse, or not knowing what to say.  Attend a Pathways training to increase your confidence in being able to help a friend, or anyone else.


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Business Etiquette doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are certainly some bad manners that can be easily avoided at business meetings, conferences, business dinners and receptions.  Avoid these 3 meeting etiquette errors and you’ll be off to a great start!

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A few months ago I encountered the following book on the web:
Not Guilty  - Undoing the Illusion of Separate Existence  and it literary transformed my life.  I  went to see the author in Wisconsin and she agreed to give a workshop at Ithaca College on Saturday June 12, 2010.  I prepared a Registration form for the workshop.

The essence of the workshop is to help us let go of the illusion of separate existence that most of us believe in.   Sounds funny?  It is true.  We are all one but most of us do not know it.

The workshop will run from 9:00 till 5:00 in Williams 302 and will be free.  It is recommended that you look at the book before.

Don't Be Afraid To Help

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 04/05/2010 

Reaching out to someone in distress can be life-saving and scary.  Therefore, consider attending a Pathways training and learn how you can help reduce the incidence of crises in our community by building confidence and skills to reach out to those in distress.

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Best-selling science author Jonah Lehrer will deliver the annual C. P. Snow Lecture on Tuesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102.  This talk will look at the work of successful artists in order to learn about human nature and the quirks of the brain.

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Calling all SUPERHEROES!!

Contributed by Katherine Fields on 04/05/2010 


Do you work on campus?

Do you like free food?

Do you like winning prizes?

Do you like superheroes?


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The Chi Xi chapter of Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) was installed at Ithaca College in 1992 and has more than 200,000 past and present members. Founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University, TriBeta has evolved to become a nationally recognized professional honor society whose purposes are to promote scholarship in the biological sciences, growth in biological knowledge and to encourage research.

The Induction Ceremony will be held:
April 8,
5:00 p.m., CNS 112
Refreshments provided.

All are welcome Your support of their honor is appreciated.

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When:  Tuesday, 13 April 2010 

Where:  HR Training Room, GL052 Peggy R. Williams Center 

Time:  11:15 – 12:00 p.m. or 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. 

Why:  Check out the program, meet our leader, and join the group! 

Attending the Open House is the perfect time to meet our leader, Samarra (She’s fantastic!), and learn how Weight Watchers can help you reach your goals. And what could be more convenient than meeting here on campus?

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