intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password



Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Relay For Life 2009 -- Get Pumped!

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 12/10/2008 

I know I'm psyched! Are you? Well get in the game!

The Relay for Life site is live and people are signing up! Join a team or be a team captain!

This year's Relay for Life is March 28, 2009! Save the date. There will be tons of bands, a cappella groups, dancers, pie-eating contests, bingo, poker tournaments, a hypnotist, cartoonist, sand art, tye dye, free food, and so much more!

Last year we had about 3,000 students from Cornell and Ithaca and raised over $225,000 dollars combined.

Ithaca College's goals:
1,200 students
100+ teams
$100,000 raised for ACS
VIP requirements: $250+ raised for individual

Million Click Challenege! We are beating Cornell but can we get to number 1!
Send emails through your website to family and friends!

Questions? E-mail Colleges Against Cancer at

I will see you on the dance floor.

<3 CAC Crew

PS 80's theme this year!

The Tower Club will offer holiday lunch buffet Monday through Friday, now through December 19.

Read more . . . (32 words)

Well then come this Thursday, December 11th, to strut your stuff! The 2009 Fashion Show, now sponsored by the Student Government Association, is back and better than ever!

Read more . . . (76 words)

Denise Nuttall, assistant professor of anthropology, contributed to a brand new compilation on the masters of raga and tala for the Indian Music Today: Amsterdam India Festival publication and CD collection.

Read more . . . (64 words)

A collection of poems by writing professor Katharyn Howd Machan was selected as the winner in a national competition run by ByLine magazine.

The 30-page manuscript, When She's Asked to Think of Colors, will be published in 2009 by Palettes and Quills Press in Rochester, New York.

"My First Poem"

Contributed by Hugh Egan on 12/09/2008 

The Handwerker Gallery is sponsoring an event, titled "My First Poem," on Thursday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Read more . . . (63 words)

Due to an upgrade of the room reservation system, event reservation requests submitted to the Office of Conference and Event Services after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 19, will not be processed immediately.

Read more . . . (75 words)

Srijana Bajracharya, of the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, along with two colleagues from SUNY Brockport and the University of Rochester, presented a paper titled, "A Comparison of Trends in HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rates and Preventive Strategies in Nepal and India," at the 136th annual meeting and exposition of the American Public Health Association in San Diego, California, in October 2008.

Read more . . . (19 words)

Robert Danberg has joined the Office of Academic Enrichment Services as coordinator of peer tutoring and academic success.

Read more . . . (126 words)

Barney Beins, chair of the Department of Psychology, has authored the second edition of his research methods textbook, Research Methods: A Tool for Life.

Read more . . . (14 words)

A chapter written by Asma Barlas, "'Holding Fast by the Best in the Precepts': The Qur'an and Method," will be published in Kari Vogt et al. (eds.), New Directions in Islamic Thought: Exploring Reform and Tradition (London: I.B. Tauris, 2009).

Read more . . . (23 words)

Study space is available until 2:00 a.m. each night this week through Thursday night, and until midnight next week.

Read more . . . (70 words)

MLK Day 2009

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 12/08/2008 

The second annual campus celebration of learning and service in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday will be held on January 19, 2009. More information and a detailed schedule can be found at the MLK Day campus website:

MLK Day Celebration

Read more . . . (64 words)

Need to catch up on that holiday shopping? Check out IC SafeWater's two-day sale with Ten Thousand Villages on Thursday, December 11, and Friday, December 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day in the Campus Center's north foyer!

Read more . . . (77 words)

Reminder: No Pressure Blood Pressure

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/08/2008 

On Wednesday, December 10, the Wellness Clinic will be offering No Pressure Blood Pressure Clinics at the following locations and times:

Read more . . . (55 words)

Ithacappella will present its Block II concert this Saturday, December 13, at 8:00 p.m. in Ford Hall of the Whalen Center for Music.

Read more . . . (76 words)

Tired of Board Games?

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 12/08/2008 

If you've had enough of board games by the time New Year's Day rolls around, we have a solution for you!

Read more . . . (103 words)

Contributed for Robin Davis

...and the winner of the Wii and Wii Fit is ...Cindee Daniels! Many thanks to everyone who attended this year's Benefits & Work/Life Fair from all of us in the Office of Human Resources.

Read more . . . (272 words)

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in a volunteer opportunity on January 19, 2009, as part of Ithaca College's MLK Day celebration. Fourteen local agencies will be hosting over 100 volunteers from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Transportation and lunch will be provided.

Read more . . . (17 words)

Didn't get a chance to hand in your ASB application? Still want to make a difference this spring break?

Read more . . . (126 words)