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Ithaca College’s Veterans Day celebration is coming up soon! Members of the campus community are encouraged to join in the college’s salute to those who serve.



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If you've been wondering whether or not your substance use is becoming a problem, complete a free and confidential on-line screening today.

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The Bomber volleyball team will take advantage of this weekend’s Regional Challenge, Ithaca’s final home tournament of the regular season, to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research and treatment. The team will be hosting “Play for Pink” at Saturday and Sunday’s matches, and will be accepting donations as well as conducting a silent auction in support for the cause. All proceeds will go to the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, and will help local women and their families affected by the disease.

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Wanna win some money?!

Contributed by Pooja Shah on 10/29/2009 

The International Club (ICIC) as well as Office of International Programs (OIP) are holding their annual International Photo Exhibit on November 4th and 5th. Please submit your photos of your home/home town, of your family or friends, and you have at least one picture from a birthday party or a wedding or another celebration. The deadline for submissions is on October 30th at 5 pm. We are looking for photos which:

* Were taken by you
* Feature People, Places, or Transportation
* Were taken either at home or in the US 

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The paper titled "The Long View: Light, Vision, and Visual Culture After Galileo," was presented at the Sixth Conference on the Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena in Venice, Italy, October 18-23, 2009. The conference was hosted at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, with the collaboration of the University of Padua.

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Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/29/2009 

Tuesday, November 10th

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Come join the Bomber volleyball team this weekend as they raise money for the local families who have been impacted by breast cancer! All donations will be given to the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes.

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Help Stop Wasting Ithaca's Food Today collect cans and other nonperishable items in the neighborhoods of Ithaca on Halloween!

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On Tuesday, November 3rd, at 4:00pm in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112, the Sustainability Café will feature Bill Kern ’04 presenting on “Harvesting the Power of Grassroots Organizing.”

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Budget planning for 2010/2011 is upon us and there is positive news from the United States Postal Service about postage rates for the classes of mail used most frequently by Ithaca College. 

The Postmaster General announced last week that First class postage rates, Non-profit and Periodical postage would not be increased in May 2010. In previous years the rate increases for these mail classes were announced in February and would be implemented in May of that year. The next potential increase to these classes of mail would be in 2011. 

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The online budget process for fiscal year 2010/2011 is now open and available for review and editing of operating budgets.

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Loft Requests

Contributed by Ryan Salisbury on 10/28/2009 

Starting Monday, November 2nd, the Office of Facilities will begin accepting loft requests.

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Want to have an experience you'll never forget?

Alternative Spring Break is accepting applications now until November 6th. 
Sites include Washington D.C., Kentucky, West Virginia, New Orleans and North Carolina.

Meet new people and participate in helping others from March 12-21, 2010.

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Professor James Pfrehm, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures gave two presentations on the use of technology in the classroom at the University of Virginia on October 23-24.

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Applications are now available for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program, which offers graduating seniors and recent alumni the opportunity to serve as research assistants for senior associates working on a variety of projects. Junior Fellows work for one full year (August through July) immediately following their graduation from college. Positions are paid, offering a salary and full benefits package. 

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The eccentric electronics mastermind brings his highly participatory show to Emerson Suites on the 15th! Tickets are just $10 for students and ARE ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE! at

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The Nathan L. Lewis Memorial Scholarship has been generously created by Robert S. Lewis and his family in honor and memory of his father, Nathan L. Lewis. This scholarship is for a student who has studied in a Jewish day school for a minimum of four years and a maximum of 12 years, and who has demonstrated financial need.

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Accounting Professors Jeff Lippitt, Eric Lewis and Joanne Burress published an article on "The Use of Earnings Capitalization in the Valuation of Growing Firms," in the most recent issue of the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis. This is a prestigious journal in its field.


The French horn duo "MirrorImage" --  Michelle Stebleton and Lisa Bontrager, with Tomoko Kamanaru at the piano -- will present a free concert on Tuesday, November 3 at 8:15 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Works from their upcoming compact disc project, “Safari” will be featured, along with commissions for the ensemble by Paul Basler, Ray Chase, and Larry Lowe.  Also on the program are several opera arrangements by Ray Chase, which have been recorded on the ensemble’s recent compact disc release, “MirrorImage at the Opera,” on MSR Classics.



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