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Join us TONIGHT, Wednesday, April 14th in IC Square for a night of stand up comedy with comic Kumail Nanjiani!

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FREE Candy Sushi Friday @ The Pub!

Contributed by Davin Huang on 04/14/2010 

It's almost here!  The event of the year! A night of great fun, entertainment, performances, activities, and craziness. 

Friday April 16th @ 7pm @ IC Square 

Performances start at 7:30pm 


Performances by Yamatai (Taiko Drumming), FantAsia (singers), Teszia (Belly dancers), Cornell Hawaiian Club, Cornell Lion Dance, Seishi Juku (karate kids!) and more! 

Activities from a tea ceremony to calligraphy to CANDY SUSHI MAKING and much much more!

Raffle prizes include Asian Ithaca is Gorges t-shirts and baskets of Asian snacks.

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Honors Program student and French major Natalie Buchinski ('12) has recently been awarded a Killam Fellowship to study French literature and religion at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

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2010: Montana, 2011: Ithaca!

Contributed by Charleen Heidt on 04/14/2010 

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)* will be hosted by Ithaca College from March 31 - April 2, 2011.

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Visit IC After Dark's YouTube channel now to enter our contest for our Forever Young Event coming up on April 23rd! 




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Israel Independence Day

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 04/13/2010 

Yom Ha'atzmaut: Come celebrate Israel's 62nd birthday with IC Hillel and the Student Alliance for Israel! Here are just a few reasons why you don't want to miss one of Ithaca's coolest, fun, and celebratory events of the year... Bobby K's Obstacle Course Adrenaline Rush, FREE FOOD Tie-Dye and great arts and crafts and A GREAT CONCERT featuring ZGRESS and CAUTION CHILDREN and more. Join us on Monday, April 19, 2010 from 3-7pm in the Fitness Center Quad.

Patients of OB/GYN Associates of Ithaca may have recently received a letter from Aetna indicating that the group was no longer participating in the Aetna network of providers. The letters were sent in error. Retraction letters will be mailed shortly.

Aetna apologizes for any apprehension the letter may have caused. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Cheryl Freer, Director of Employee Benefits & Work/Life at 274-3188.


 The Ithaca College Board of Student Publications has selected Libby Sile ’11 to serve as the 2010–11 editor in chief of The Ithacan. The board met Tuesday night and conducted the candidate interview with Sile, who is currently studying in Dublin, via Skype.

 Sile, a Park Scholar, is a junior with a double major in journalism and politics. She has worked as an Ithacan reporter, assistant news editor, news editor and opinion editor. In addition, she has interned at the Hartford (Conn.) Courant and the Ithaca Journal, and has been awarded a prestigious American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) internship for summer 2010. She was recently named a winner of the 2010 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

Have you been dreaming of Dreamweaver training? Time to wake up and register for "Introduction to Dreamweaver" training from ITS! In addition to providing the basics of using the Adobe Dreamweaver application to build and manage web sites, this training will cover HTML fundamentals, organizing web site file structures, adding graphics, and incorporating video. To hold your spot in one of the upcoming Dreamweaver training sessions, register instantly online by clicking the link below.

Introduction to Dreamweaver (Click here to register)

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Wellness Wednesday Today!

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 04/13/2010 

Today, April 14

Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center

12:00-12:50 PM

Helping Someone in Distress: Pathways and the Students at Risk Initiative
Featuring LeBron Rankins, Ph.D., Counseling & Psychological Services

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This Thursday 4/15: Nigun  - using melody as a Jewish spiritual practice   


This is the first in an experiential lunch & learn series with Cantor Abbe Lyons, Interim Jewish Chaplain, Thursdays at noon, Buttermilk Falls Room (3rd floor campus center), open to all.




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If you become a fan of Ithaca Dining Services on Facebook now through Friday, you can win one of 4  $25 ID Express Gift Cards!

This great gift can be used anywhere on campus – for food, the bookstore, vending machines you name it!



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Please join us in thanking Mark Cordano for his service as Interim Dean of the School of Business for June 2009 through June 2010.

We would like to invite any and all members of the campus community who have worked with or know Mark to join us in a celebration on Tuesday, April 27th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in the second-floor atrium of the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise.

Mark joined the School of Business as an assistant professor in 2002 and was promoted to associate professor in 2006. He holds a B.A. in psychology from Cornell University, M.B.A. in management/public policy from Indiana University, and Ph.D. in strategy, business environment, and organizations from the University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. In the School of Business, Mark teaches courses in strategic management, business and society, environmental management, organizational behavior, and human resources.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the School of Business at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Neil Binkley, co-creator and publicity director of Wonderful Machine, will be giving a lecture on April 16 from 12-2pm in Park 220. He will also be speaking informally to students and reviewing student portfolios from 9-11am and 2-4pm at the same location.

Binkley graduated from Ithaca in 1995 with a degree in Cinema and Photography, and has an extensive background in advertising, corporate design, filmmaking and photography. Wonderful Machine is a boutique web portal for art buyers, which offers marketing and production support to its member photographers. In less than two years, the agency has signed on photographers in 50 American cities and nearly 50 countries around the world.


For more information on Wonderful Machine, visit:


Barry Caudill, executive producer of Firaxis Games, will present a lecture, titled "Be all that you can be in the Game Industry," on Friday, April 16, at 4:00 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

Caudill's talk will be an introduction to the game industry including its practices and roles and tips on how to get a job in gaming.

The lecture is sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications and the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts. It is open to all Ithaca College students, faculty and staff.

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Ithaca College's Much Ado About Outreach Program is offering a Free Shakespeare Workshop this Saturday, April 17, from 2:30-5, in Studio 3, Dillingham Center at Ithaca College. 

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a successful spring semester of featured events, so far, as well!!  Here are a few more from our list of FYE featured spring events that are coming up...there are only a few left!:

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It is now easier than ever to stay connected to all of the happenings in First-Year Experience!!

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SGA Election Results

Contributed by William Mathewson on 04/13/2010 

The 2010-2011 SGA election results are now available at

The current SGA executive board would like to thank all candidates for campaigning, as well as all students who voted!

To learn more about what the SGA does for you, come to our weekly meetings Tuesday at 8:15pm in the Taughannock Falls meeting room.

You may have seen or heard about the book "Eat This, Not That". Now is your chance to get an up-close and personal version of this type of information, catered specifically for dining out in the Ithaca area!

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