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“Compose Open Space,” the third of three social media contests to be rolled out by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival 2009–10, is seeking entries.

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Kathleen Mulligan (Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts) is currently working as an Equity Guest Artist at the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre in Holland, MI. She is joined by six IC alums and students at the 39-year-old theatre on the campus of Hope College.

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Summer bus trip to New York City

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 07/08/2010 

With the majority of the student population gone for the Summer, please help us fill the bus to New York City on Sat. Aug. 14th! If we are unable to fill the bus, we will be forced to cancel the trip. Don't let this happen! As always, this trip is open to the entire IC community and their family/friends.

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ITS is pleased to announce that introductory Blackboard training sessions for instructors will be offered starting Monday, July 12. Blackboard is Ithaca College's central course management system.

To register for Blackboard training, follow the link below and choose one of the dates listed. All training sessions will take place in the Technology Learning Center, located in room 101 Friends Hall.

Blackboard Introduction Summer 2010 Training Schedule

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We are looking for a few volunteers from the Ithaca College community to attend “Dine Out" dinners for family members and guests attending orientation next week!


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Career Services is pleased to announce that has invited IC students to participate in one of their free Diversity Leadership Programs.

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Just a friendly reminder that counseling appointments are available for students in July.

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Zillah Eisenstein, professor of politics, delivered the keynote address, "Audacious Feminisms: and their Newest Sexes, Races, Genders and Globes", at the Australian National Women's Studies Association Conference, titled "Emerging Spaces: New Possibilities in Critical Times", June 30, 2010, Hawke Building, University of South Austraia, Adelaide, Australia.

Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 07/07/2010 


Quoted in the media: faculty members Ellen Staurowsky and Gary Sforzo. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media


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Given the extreme temperatures our whole area of the country is experiencing, we are mandated by the New York ISO to immediately take any reasonable steps you can to help reduce the College’s draw on the electrical power grid.

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Patricia Zimmermann was recently an invited speaker at the China and the West: Cosmopolitics, Memory, and Visual Media in the 21 St Century international symposium at Hong Kong University June 11 and 12, 2011.

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Christopher LaRosa, an Ithaca College student in the School of Music, was awarded an IES Abroad Fine Arts Merit-Based Scholarship in the amount of $3000 by the Institute for the International Education of Students. LaRosa will attend the IES Abroad fall 2010 Vienna program. This term IES received over 550 applications competing in 20 different scholarship categories. Only 12% of applicants received an award.


You are invited to join Career Services for a free lunch and sneak-peak of our new office! 

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Matt Mogekwu, associate professor and chair in the Department of Journalism, will present a paper titled, "Conflict Reporting and Peace Journalism: In Search of a New Model," at the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) conference this week in Sydney, Australia.

He will also be attending and presenting a paper, "Non-Linear Relationship Between Media-Development-Social Change and Citizenship: Examining the Constraints in Developing Countries," at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference in Braga, Portugal July 18-23, 2010.

“Make Open Space,” the second of three social media contests to be rolled out by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival 2009–10, is seeking entries.

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As part of its yearlong rollout of blogs, screenings and online user-generated events, Ithaca College’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) is seeking entries for the first of three juried social media contests centered on “Open Spaces,” FLEFF’s 2009–10 program stream.

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CNS Goes Wireless!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 07/06/2010 

ITS is pleased to announce that the CNS building is fully wireless. Please contact the Helpdesk if you have any questions or problems.

ITS Helpdesk

Submitted on behalf of Cindy Martin, Chair of the Tompkins County Relay for Life.

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Congratulations to Maki Inada for her continued successes!

Sahi C, Lee T, Inada M, Pleiss JA, Craig EA. 2010. Cwc23, an essential J protein critical for pre-mRNA splicing with a dispensable J domain.  Mol Cell Biol. Jan;30(1):33-42.   View the abstract here.

Inada M and Pleiss JA.  2010. Genome-Wide Approaches to Monitor Pre-mRNA Splicing.  Guide to Yeast Genetics: Functional Genomics, Proteomics, and Other Systems Analysis.  Edited by: Jonathan Weissman; Christine Guthrie and Gerald R. Fink.  Methods in Enzymology.  Volume 470, Pages 1-892.

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Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? ITS is currently looking for qualified applicants to work in the following areas for the Fall 2010.

  • ITS Project Management Assistant
  • Assistant System Administrator

If you are interested in either position, please check out our hiring website for more details and to apply today!

Applications can be turned in to an office assistant on the 3rd floor of Job Hall or e-mailed to

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