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The School of Humanities & Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present acclaimed essayist Jo Ann Beard as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:30pm in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. The reading is free and open to everyone.

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DW not I, Alcohol Awareness Week

Contributed by Linda Gasser on 10/22/2009 

Come hear personal accounts of the way alcohol can change someone’s life, learn about appropriate uses of alcohol, participate in interactive workshops to see the real

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Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award

This is a $500 grant to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as the MCAT, DAT, OAT or GRE.

  • Check the link above for application details.
  • The deadline is November 6.

ShortLine Bus has asked us to inform Ithaca College students that they're offering a NEW express bus on Fridays to Long Island, Hempstead, and Mineola.

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SAB Films Presents: FUNNY PEOPLE

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It's time for Habitat for Humanity's Winter Break Trip Sign-Ups!!

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All-College Faculty Meetings

Contributed by Diane Veroneau on 10/21/2009 

To all faculty:

President Rochon would like to invite you to attend ONE of the following College-wide faculty meetings:

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October 24 is “Take Back Your Time Day.” This date falls 9 weeks before the end of the year signifying that, if we lived in Europe, we would be done with our work hours for the year!

Learn more about this initiative and how to Take Back Your Time by stopping to RELAX at the info table outside Textor 101 on Friday, October 23, 9:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

 

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The budget process for fiscal year 2011 is scheduled to begin soon.

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On Tuesday Oct. 27th, Late Night at Towers Dining Hall will be having a green party. Wear green and get a chance to spin our prize wheel full of sustainable goodies. 

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“Keen and Suite” is the theme of a free concert by the West Point Saxophone Quartet to be held at 8:15 pm on Monday, October 26 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  The concert will include “Suite” by Erik Alan Norman, “Keen” by Roshanne Etezady, and music of Escaich, and Gotkovsky.

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Soprano saxophonist Steven Mauk, guitarist Pablo Cohen, and bassist Nicholas Walker—known collectively as “Tango de Cámera” -- will present a free concert on Sunday, October 25 at 4 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College.  The afternoon will feature premieres by Dana Wilson and Sally Lamb, as well as selections by Nicholas Walker, Guillaume Connesson, Jacob Ter Veldhuis, and Bill Whelan.

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Bill Sheasgreen, director of Ithaca College's London Center, will be on campus October 23-27. The Office of International Programs will host a "coffee talk" reception to welcome him on Friday, October 23, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room, 3rd floor of the Campus Center. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. 

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Show off your artsy goodies!

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On Friday, October 23, join hundreds of other members of the IC community in a "ghost walk" to observe the International Day of Climate Action. We need 350 students, faculty and staff to dress up in ghost costumes with the bottom dyed blue to symbolize the potentially fatal problem of climate change and the rising sea levels it causes. The "ghost walkers" will assemble to take a picture in the shape of "350," then conduct a parade around campus.

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Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Holmes presented at the Best Practices in the Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on October 17.  His presentation was entitled Using Controversial Issues to Teach Critical and Scientific Thinking in Psychology.

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The Department of Art History's Visual Resources Collection (VRC) new hosting initiative with ARTstor (a digital library of almost one million images) is available for use for all Ithaca College faculty, staff and students. 

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Harvest Moon Dance

Contributed by Mary Ann Erickson on 10/21/2009 

The annual Harvest Moon Dance is Thursday, October 22, 6:30-8:30 in Emerson Suites.  This fun event, sponsored by AGES, brings together older adults from the Ithaca community as well as students for an evening of live music, dancing, and refreshments.  Please join us!

Psychology Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn presented research at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) in Portland, Maine on October 16, 2009.

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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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