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The Department of Writing is pleased to present essayist Eliot Weinberger, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in criticism, as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his work on Tuesday, April 13th at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. His reading is free and open to everyone.

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Jean Chatzky, an award-winning journalist, best-selling author, and financial editor for NBC’s Today, will serve as the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. Chatzky's lecture, "Money 911: Teaching Americans to Cope Financially in a Changing World," will be Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.

Chatzky is the author of many books, including The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even the Toughest Times; Make Money, Not Excuses; and Pay It Down: From Debt to Wealth on $10 A Day. She is a contributing editor for More Magazine, a columnist for The New York Daily News, and a contributor to The Oprah Winfrey Show.  She blogs daily at

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A prolific writer and keynote speaker, Dr. John-Steiner, Presidential Professor of Linguistics and Education at the University of New Mexico, will be visiting Ithaca College on April 13,  2010. Beginning at noon in an informal discussion with students and faculty,  Dr. Steiner will discuss ideas and research concerning collaborative creative thought, followed by a public lecture that evening from 7 - 8:30 pm in the Clark Lounge, at the Campus Center, Egbert Hall.


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Dear Campus Community Member,

In an effort to evaluate the dining needs of Ithaca College, you are invited to participate in a market research survey regarding campus dining operations. Information compiled from this survey will be utilized to guide program improvements and enhancements.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that IC alumnus Brett Gryska of American Income Life will be visiting campus on Thursday, April 22, 2010 to conduct interviews for Agent positions.

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Professor Jerry Mirskin (Writing) is presenting his original creative work for our last IC Faculty Colloquium event this year.  We will meet in DeMotte Room (Campus Center) between 12:10 and 1 PM.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

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Want a position for a magazine?

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 04/12/2010 

Apply for the 360 Magazine executive board for 2010 to 2011. 

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee is pleased to announce the winner of the 2010 Winter photo contest.

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ICAMA Awards

Contributed by Scott Erickson on 04/12/2010 

The IC chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) received two awards at the 2010 International Collegiate Conference.

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The soprano and mezzo-soprano voice parts in combination have a widely varied repertoire, which will be explored in a free faculty recital given by mezzo Dawn Pierce along with soprano Anna Steenerson on Thursday, April 15 at 7pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Pianist Charis Dimaras and narrator Jack Hrkach will collaborate.

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 Anthropology faculty Brook Hansen, Jack Rossen and David Turkon attended the 70th annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Merida, Mexico from March 27 through March 27.  

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Posted on behalf of Dean Tanya Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.

Asma Barlas, director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave an invited talk on women and gender in Islam at Virginia Tech on April 9, 2010.

Patricia Zimmermann, codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in the Division of Interdisciplinary and International studies, delivered an invited talk at Jagaa in Bangalore India in March.

The title of her presentation was "Towards a Theory of Open Space Documentary and New Media," a theorization of how international documentary form has shifted into a collaborative, horizontal model in new media and social media multiple platforms.

Jagga is non governmental new media organization in Bangalore that explores productive and collaborative space in urban areas. Dedicated to interdisciplinary convenings across different sectors, Jagaa principles include technologists, new media artists, filmmakers, social justice groups, and architects exploring the formation and building of new spaces within the context of development.

Zimmermann is currentlyserving as the Shaw Foundation Professor of New Media at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival was invited to Bangalore, India, in March to present environmental documentaries and give talks on media representations of health, water, development, and indigeneous issues.

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Asia Night this FRIDAY @ The Pub!

Contributed by Davin Huang on 04/12/2010 


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 chopsticks competition and much much more!

Raffle prizes include Asian Ithaca is Gorges t-shirts and baskets of Asian snacks.  Food by the Ithaca Dining Services from springs rolls to lo mein to curry and Indian pancakes!

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Graduating French major Caylena Cahill ('10) has been selected by the French government to teach English in a French school in the 2010 - 2011 academic year.

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Check out IC Earth Week events!

Contributed by Vanessa Calaban on 04/12/2010 

Did you know that this year will mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day?  In recognition of this monumental date, ICES, RHA, and others have teamed up to bring a week of exciting and educational Earth Day events.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in these events!

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Everyone loves this course!

Introduction to photographic processes and historical, conceptual, and aesthetic concerns. Fundamentals of the art, including camera handling, exposure, digital image control and correction, lighting, composition, and printing.

Students will use both film and digital cameras.

Register through HomerConnect

CNPH 14100 Photography
Summer Session I (6/1 - 7/2)
4 credits
M-F 10:15 a.m. -12:10 p.m.
Instructor: Ahndraya Parlato


Please email for any additional information.

For a listing of all summer courses, go to

Join us on Thursday April 15 at 7 pm in Iger Hall (2nd floor of Whalen) for the TWLOHA National House Tour! Music by Andy Zipf, Damion Suomi, and Lauris Vidal.

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On Wednesday, April 14, 2010, please join renowned Colombian journalist Claudia López in Klingenstein Lounge for a 30-minute lecture entitled “Methods of State Capturing by Mafias and Illegal Armed Groups in Colombia.” She will discuss the paramilitaries’ successful efforts to co-opt Colombian political processes.

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