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The election is over! The Veterans Day Celebration is next.

Please take ONE hour to attend the event and TWO minutes to write a note for the "Appreciation Book" and send to

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Do you have great stories to share? Are you interested in gaining some real-world magazine publishing experience?

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Assistant Professor of Anthropology David Turkon has been elected as Chair of the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AARG), and interest group of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

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Grants.Gov Workshop Room Change

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 11/06/2008 

Please note the room change from the earlier announcement.

The Center for Faculty Excellence presents a workshop by Paul Hamill, director of academic funding and sponsored programs, on Thursday, November 13, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in CHS 202.

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Four occupational therapy graduate students presented a poster at The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Conference in Baltimore, MD on Friday, October 31.

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Calling All Dancers!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 11/06/2008 

Do you love to dance? Do you have a desire to work with the community? You can do both! Consider becoming involved with a committed group of artists who are participating in an intergenerational dance residency with senior citizens from Longview and IC students. Choreographer Martha Bowers ( will be coming to campus for a week-long residency in March and building a new dance. This project is made possible by a grant from ICís Linden Center for Creativity and Aging ( For more information about the residency, please call or e.mail Susie Monagan at 274-3915 and

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Student Video Used on CNN Website

Contributed by David Maley on 11/05/2008 

Video taken Tuesday night of Ithaca College students celebrating the outcome of the presidential election was used on the iReport section of the CNN website, and briefly featured on's home page today.

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ITS is currently planning for the Spring 2009 software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs.

If you need specific software installed or upgraded for the spring semester to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing by Monday, December 1st, 2008 with the location details, the software and the installer CDís if appropriate.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Lisa Efing at 274-1000 or

Between 4:25 p.m. and 7:42 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4th, ITS experienced a problem with the e-mail system. During that time some percentage of (but not all) sent messages were dropped by the system with no indication to the sender that the messages were not delivered.

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Iíd like to remind everyone of the listening sessions that will be starting next week in the context of the strategic visioning process. The purpose of these sessions is to collect our thoughts on what academic excellence means in the context of the educational mission of Ithaca College. A schedule of listening sessions can be found at

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No Pressure Blood Pressure Clinics

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 11/05/2008 

On Thursday, November 6, the Wellness Clinic will be taking blood pressure readings at various locations around campus. Please see the following schedule for times and locations:

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Want to make a difference? Teach!

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Student Organization Registration

Contributed by Russell Martin on 11/04/2008 

Student organizations may register with Ithaca College through the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement. Organizations must register annually to formally operate during the academic year.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 11/04/2008 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Michael McCall and Donald Beachler.

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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It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee announces the winners of the Block 1 Awards. In a previous Intercom story, we published all the categories except for Residence Director of the Block.

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Ithaca Brass Concert Monday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 11/04/2008 

The Ithaca Brass will present its fall concert on Monday, November 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. The free concert will feature music of Calvent, Gershwin's "American in Paris" (arranged by Eden), plus several song and piano transcriptions by the group's French horn player, Alex Shuhan.

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Ithaca Wind Quintet in Concert

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 11/04/2008 

On Thursday, November 6, at 8:15 p.m., the Ithaca Wind Quintet will present a free concert of music by Arnold, Carter, Shafer, and IC's own Dana Wilson in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

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The Olympics Are Coming to IC!

Contributed by Tiffani Ziemann on 11/04/2008 

The summer Olympic games in Beijing were a great spectacle, but don't you wish the games were held a little closer to home?

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TVR 25100, Section 01, MWF 2:00-2:50 p.m.
TVR 25100, Section 02, MWF 3:00-3:50 p.m.

An entertaining course relevant to many disciplines, emphasizing the application of critical thinking skills, and offering practical techniques for evaluating information and detecting propaganda. Especially useful to media consumers who rely on print, broadcast, and online sources of information. Open to all IC students. (3 credits, LA)

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Lynnette Hatch will be leaving Ithaca College in mid-November to continue her retirement. Please join us in wishing her well and thanking her for her extended service to the College on Thursday, November 13, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the McDonald Lounge.