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RecycleMania Starts This Week

Contributed by Mark Darling on 01/29/2007 

For the third year, Ithaca College will be participating in the national recycling contest RecycleMania! This year the contest will be running from January 28, 2007 to April 7, 2007, and for those 10 weeks we will be measuring our recycling and waste to see how we measure up against recycling programs for colleges and universities across the country.

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Professor Carol McAmis is looking for two or three adult volunteers for the Vocal Pedagogy course this semester. Volunteers will receive twelve free voice lessons from one of the students in the course.

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"Color-Blind Speech"

Contributed by Arno Selco on 01/29/2007 

Denise A. Woods, a voice, speech, and dialects professor at the California Institute of the Arts and a coach to many well-known actors and broadcast journalists will speak about “Color-Blind Speech” on Thursday, February 15, 2007 from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 P.M. in the Clark Theatre of the Dillingham Center for the Performing Arts. All Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend this special and informative event.

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Flutist Kristin Bacchiocchi Stewart and guitarist Joel Brown return to campus for a free recital on Thursday, February 1 at 8:15 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Music of Jacques Ibert, Celso Machado, Mauro Giuliani, Astor Piazzolla, and Mario Tedesco is on the program.

The yearlong Ithaca College Concerts season “Extreme Chamber Music” will continue on Friday, February 2 with a concert featuring the Grammy-winning Turtle Island String Quartet and the Assad Brothers Guitar Duo. Titled “String Theory,” the performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Master classes with both ensembles are slated for 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Hockett Family Recital Hall and Nabenhauer Recital Room.

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In order to perform required maintenance to the campus electrical system, it is necessary to expand the annual campus electrical shutdown to two separate dates.

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Mu Phi Epsilon's Spring 2007 Rush

Contributed by Jenna Troiano on 01/29/2007 

Mu Phi Epsilon has several events planned for the Spring 2007 semester's rush period. Events are free and open to anyone interested!

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The next meeting for the informal education and support group for employees dealing with care giving issues is scheduled for Friday, February 2, 2007, noon to 1:00 p.m. in room 413 of the Center for Health Sciences (Gerontology Resource Room).

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If students who are 21 years and older need to drive College-owned or leased vehicles for your department, please have them register for a mandatory driver safety class. A “driver information form” must also be completed.

Students should register by visiting the Office of Risk Management in Job Hall, 3rd floor. For class times and the “driver information form,” please visit

Please join us for a faculty presentation in the Vecinos Lounge: Terrace 11, first floor

Assistant professor of art history Jennifer Jolly will give a talk entitled "Mexican Muralism at Home and Abroad."

Tuesday, January 30th at 7pm

All IC students are welcome!

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Open Workshops for Campus

Contributed by Maura Stephens on 01/29/2007 

Earlier this month the Office of Marketing Communications (“MarCom”) hosted two sessions each of two workshops, one run by Jill Ahart and JoAnn LaPadula on Using the IC Photo Database and one given by Peter Kilcoyne on Using the Graphics Standards Toolkit. These first four workshops were attended by a total of 40 staff and faculty members from around the school, who gave terrific feedback.

MarCom is planning more workshops throughout the semester, on these topics and several others. Keep an eye out for announcements in Intercom. Space is limited, so please register early.

On January 31, Nicholas Muellner, Department of Cinema and Photography, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Photograph Commands Indifference" at 6.30 p.m. in Gannett 112 in conjunction with the exhibition "Stubborn Things: New Photographic Work by Ron Jude and Nicholas Muellner" currently on display at the Handwerker Gallery.

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If you are 21 years of age and need to drive College-owned or leased vehicles for a campus department or club during the spring semester, please register for a mandatory driver safety class. A “driver information form” must also be completed.

Please register by visiting the Office of Risk Management in Job Hall, 3rd floor. For more information, please visit

The Library's Reference Desk has a new chat interface. If you have a quick research question, we can help. Try us at

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Housing Selection 2007-2008

Contributed by Jen Richardson on 01/28/2007 

Wondering where you will live next year?

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Senior Housing Intention Forms

Contributed by Jen Richardson on 01/28/2007 

Under the Ithaca College Residency policy, any student who has completed 5 semesters as a student by the end of the Fall semester prior to housing selection meets the criteria for Senior Status, and is exempt from the on-campus housing requirement.

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The Office of Residential Life anticipates needing to approve 850 seniors and non-seniors to move off campus for Fall 2007.

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Contributed by Sarah Eckstein on 01/27/2007 

TOMPKINS COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING, PROJECT Care Program is looking for volunteers

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Contributed by Christine Mclear on 01/27/2007 

Join prism for a night of fun and karaoke! February, 2nd 2007 at 7:30pm in IC Square.

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Flag Raising

Contributed by Cornell Woodson on 01/27/2007 

Flag Raising Ceremony!

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