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The first Sustainability Café of the fall 2009 series has the theme, "Power to the Planet: Using Large-Scale Solar Energy to Achieve CO2 Reductions." 

This Café, being held in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar and the Chemistry Seminar, will be held on Tuesday, September 8, at 4:00 p.m. in 112 Center for Natural Sciences.

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Ithaca College Television's NewsWatch 16 was awarded first place in the college television competition by the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association. News director Bryan Mercer and producer Becky Goodling were in attendance.

Busking the Big Apple, a documentary on street performers in New York City, won the grand prize at the Association of Higher Education Campus Television Administrators (AHECTA) 2009 National Student Production contest. The documentary was produced by Chris Cucci, Chris Burt, and Sarah Justine Woodhouse.

Three other ICTV programs were recognized with Honorable Mentions by AHECTA, including: Game Over, produced by Dan Hirsch and Natalie Shoemaker; Gourmet for a Day, produced by Allison Gainza and Stu Kenney; and History of ICTV, produced by Bryan Mercer.

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Changhee Chun, associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, finished his documentary, Lost Baggage. The film is a glimpse into the lives of migrant workers in South Korea.

He screened the film at the University Film and Video Association Conference (UFVA) Formal Screening in New Orleans in August.

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Catholic Community Late Night!

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/02/2009 

Food, Fun, and Fatigue!

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Career Services is pleased to announce that since August 25, 24 new jobs, 4 new internships and 2 part-time opportunities have been made available to Ithaca College students and alumni.  Full descriptions and application information can be found on eRecruiting.

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The Ithaca College Sinfonietta is a newly formed orchestral ensemble open to all Ithaca College and Cornell students. We currently have room for oboe, bassoon, horn, trombone, and strings. Both music majors and non-music majors are encouraged to join--no audition is required.

The concert will be Sunday November 15th at 9pm and rehearsals will be held week on Mondays from 6-7:50pm in Presser rehearsal hall at the Whalen Center for Music on the Ithaca College Campus.

If you are interested in participating please email Jesse Livingston at:

REACH stands for Responsibility, Education, and Action for Campus Health. REACH is a  student run organization committed to promoting, supporting, and educating our peers about healthy and fulfilling lifestyles at Ithaca College.

It's a new year and we have new goals!  We are excited to learn, discuss, and educate our peers about healh topics including mental health, nutrition/eating disorders, stress management, alcohol and other drugs, sexuality, and MORE!


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 IC Muevete Latin Dance Company

Contributed by Carolyn Groeger on 09/01/2009 

So you want to dance??

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Calling all first-year and new transfer students!  Before a need arises, we want you to know we exist, where we exist and the services we offer.   Simply find the Counseling Center, enter the free drawing and you might win one of three pair of season passes to Ithaca College's Dillingham Theatre's season of shows!

Find us before someone needs us!

The drawing takes place at noon, Friday, September 4th.  You do not have to be present to win.


The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs will host a Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, September 2, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Emerson Suites.

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Mark your calendar for the Annual Ithaca College Benefits and Work/Life Fair happening Tuesday November 10, from 10 am – 3 pm!  Gear up and come on down to Emerson Suites and take a guided tour through your benefits on the IC Benefits Safari!  This is your chance to talk with the many Ithaca College benefit providers in person, as well as grab some great food, listen to live music, and just have fun! 

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Get your teams in before the deadline!

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The Handwerker Gallery invites you to join us at the opening reception for its first show of the academic year, "Spectacle Spectacular: Cautionary Tales and Other Stories," from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 3.

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DPT graduate students Kristin Morris, Lindsey Fetzer, Kelly Van Vlack, and Ryan Yelle; Ph.D. student Janet Kneiss; and Chris Neville, Ithaca alum and Ph.D. graduate of the University of Rochester and Ithaca College -- along with faculty advisers Jeff Houck and Deborah Nawoczenski -- presented three posters and one platform presentation at the recent meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics's national meeting in State College, Pennsylvania. 

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Jonas Contakos '00, associate professor of physics Bruce Thompson, and gymnastics head coach Rick Suddaby -- together with Les Carlton of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- published a paper, "The Physics of a Gymnastics Flight Element," which was featured on the cover of the September 2009 issue of the Physics Teacher journal.

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As previously announced by Vice President Carl Sgrecci in his Intercom announcement on August 18, Information Technology Services (ITS) has undergone a reorganization effective September 1, 2009.

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Bus Trip to New York City

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 09/01/2009 

There are seats still available for our annual fall bus trip to New York City on Saturday, September 19. Don't miss out!

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We will be having a garden workday this Saturday, the 5th for some weeding, picking, planting, and of course, fun! We will be meeting at 10:00 am outside of the lower entrance of Park and walking down to the garden.

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Study Abroad Info Sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 09/01/2009 

Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions! The Options for Study Abroad at Ithaca College sessions give an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you. The London Center sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester or summer abroad in London would be like. Come learn more about your study abroad options!

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The Education Department announces the start of Stay for Five!—A new program for current IC students who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers.

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