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Thom Hartmann, the nation's top progressive radio talk show host, will broadcast his program before a live audience at Ithaca College's Emerson Suites from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25. The airing of the "Thom Hartmann Program" is cosponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications and the Cayuga Radio Group, which carries the show on WNYY-AM 1470.

Free tickets for the general public to attend the live broadcast are available from WNYY by going to http://1470wnyy.com, clicking on the "Thom Hartmann" link, and filling out a ticket request form. Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff can pick up free tickets from the Campus Center ticket office, located in the Recreation Center (first floor of Campus Center). All tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis with your Ithaca College ID beginning on Thursday, September 10.

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The Handwerker Gallery is seeking submissions for a student film screening at 6:30 p.m. on September 17.  Bring your entries to the Handwerker Gallery.  

The deadline for submissions is September 14.

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The producers and directors of Trouble the Water, the Oscar-nominated documentary about Hurricane Katrina, will screen their film and talk about their work in two appearances at Ithaca College. The presentations by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal -- who were also producers on Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine -- are free and open to the public.

Trouble the Water will be shown on Tuesday, September 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Lessin and Deal. On Wednesday, September. 16, they will show excerpts from their works and discuss the "Agonies/Ecstasies of Independent Filmmaking" at 7:00 p.m. in Park Auditorium.

Official Website: Trouble the Water

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The Ithacan has been named a Pacemaker finalist and the Ithacan Online has been named an Online Pacemaker finalist for 2009 by the Associated Collegiate Press.  

The winners of the award -- widely regarded as the "Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism" -- will be announced at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, at the end of October.

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Thursday, September 17
"Contesting Imperial Belonging"

Neferti Tadiar, professor of women's studies at Barnard College and director of the Center for Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University, presents the first lecture in the 2009-10 CSCRE discussion series.

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Submitted on behalf of Robert A. Cree, associate vice president for business and finance.

Wayne French, manager of warehouse, procurement, and leasing operations, recently attended the Massachusetts Higher Education Thought Leadership Workshop as the keynote speaker. The conference was organized by the NY/NE Public Sector Xerox team and was held at Stone Hill College located in Easton, Massachusetts, where a total of 38 colleges and universities were in attendance.

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Changes to Intercom Begin September 9

Contributed by Anonymous on 09/08/2009 

The Office of Marketing Communications is changing the way it moderates Intercom.

Starting Wednesday, September 9, stories submitted to most Intercom topics will not pass through an editorial review before they appear live on the Intercom website.  With this change, the person who submits the story will be responsible for the writing style and accuracy of details. In addition, authors will gain the ability to make changes to their own stories after posting them.

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This is a reminder that a test of the College's Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place this Thursday, September 10, during the noon hour. It will include a test of the outdoor public address warning system, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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For nearly two decades, the Department of Sport Management and Media has hosted the annual Careers in Sport Symposium. This year, IC graduate Bob Driscoll, associate vice president for athletics at Providence College, will keynote the event on Saturday, October 10,  at 9:00 a.m. in Textor 102 (during Alumni and Homecoming Weekend).

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H1N1 Flu Update

Contributed by Laura Keefe on 09/08/2009 

Submitted on behalf of David E. Newman, MD, Director Student Health Service

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This Wednesday, September 8th, Active Minds at Ithaca College will meet at 7pm in Williams 211. Come enjoy free pizza, learn about the organization, and get more involved!

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Visit In the Bag and Grab and Go for express lunch and dinner service.

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Taking Action against Hate

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/08/2009 

"Confronting Anti-Semitism" Workshop

Monday, September 14, 8:15-10:00 p.m.
Job Hall, room 160

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Shofar Blowers Needed for a Day

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/08/2009 

Rosh Hashanah is Sat-Sun, Sept. 19-20.

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Free Trip to Israel

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/08/2009 

Web site opens Wednesday, Sept. 9

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Between 3 dining halls and 7 retail locations there are literally over 30 different food stations across campus just waiting to serve YOU. With daily menu changes you’ll never run out of something delicious to eat and you can try something new every day!     

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Attention Student Organization Officers: A Message From the Student Government Association Vice President Of Business & Finance:

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the first reading of its fall 2009 "Thursdays at the Handwerker" series on September 10 at 6:30 p.m.

The reading, themed "Music," will feature assistant professor of writing Maggie Gerrity and sophomore writing major Sarah Stapperfenne.

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The  image database will be unavailable Wednesday, September 16, and Thursday, September 17, for software and server upgrades. 

Men's Club Volleyball Tryouts

Contributed by Carter Raines on 09/08/2009 

Upcoming Men's Club Volleyball Tryouts September 14th-16th, 8pm-10pm, Hill Center Gym 3.

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