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What’s the difference between Web Conferencing and Webinars and how can I use this technology to support my next meeting or event?

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If you have a student who needs to drive a College-owned/leased vehicle for any reason, they must complete a driver safety class and be at least 21 years of age.

The next driver safety class will be offered on Sunday, May 16, 2010 from 2pm-4pm in Textor 101.

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College-owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must complete a driver safety class.

The next driver safety class will be offered on Sunday, May 16, 2010 from 2pm-4pm in Textor 101.

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The Ithaca College softball team (30-13) has been selected for this year's NCAA Division III playoffs and will host one of eight regional tournaments. The second-seeded Bombers will open the double-elimination regional tournament Thursday, May 13 and play will continue until Monday, May 17. Ithaca will face seventh-seeded Dickinson (19-17) on Thursday, May 13 at 4 p.m. in the last of four Thursday games.


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The search for the College's Associate Vice President of Marketing Communications is nearing completion.  The search committee, chaired by professor Scott Hamula, has recommended three finalists for campus conversations and further consideration. 

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Seniors, if you donated to the 2010 Senior Class Gift Campaign, make sure to sign the donor banner that will be hung at graduation.

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Hollie Kulago will be joining Ithaca College for the 2010-2011 academic year as a Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Native American Studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

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Wellness Clinic Newsletter

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 05/10/2010 

The new Wellness Clinic Newsletter is now on our website ( There are many interesting articles such as Ways to Improve Your Memory, Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Healthy Summer Snacking, among others. Take a look!

The keynote speaker for this year’s event at Ithaca College’s Rochester Center was Dr. Katherine Beissner, Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. The symposium included fourteen poster presentations by graduate physical therapy students whose topics varied from breast cancer to hip fractures. 

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Complete the short student transportation survey and be eligible to win a $15 iTunes Gift Card!

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In our annual effort to estimate our greenhouse gas emissions, we are seeking responses from Ithaca College Faculty & Staff about their commuting habits.

Please help us by completing the short survey at the following link:


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 Faculty Council will host a reception to thank Kathleen Rountree for her service as provost.  All are welcome.

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This Thursday, May 13th, is Ascension Thursday

The Catholic Community will celebrate two Masses in Muller Chapel,

one on Wednesday Evening and one on Thursday.


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The Instructional Support Services professional staff of ITS are available this summer to work with faculty members who are interested in integrating technology into their fall courses or just exploring ideas, learning, and experimenting.  We'll start by listening to your vision, goals, or problem and work with you to choose and implement the best solution.

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Are you interested in how carbon effects the environment? Do you think we are using fossil fuels too much or inefficiently? Do you want to see a comical and informative documentary that brings hope to our current climate situation? Then come to Textor 101 on Tuesday May 11th at 7:00PM to watch Carbon Nation!

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2010 May Faculty Institute: Celebrating Ithaca College Faculty Scholars.  Tuesday, May 25, 9:00-4:00 Clark Lounge. Morning presentations on Diversity, Identity, and Learning. Afternoon presentations on Integrative Learning. Luncheon keynote, "Reclaiming my Voice as a Scholar," by Susanne Morgan. 

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Come join members of the NMC Campus Advisory Board for an informal discussion on Visual Data Analysis, one of the six technology trends highlighted in the New Media Consortium's 2010 Horizon Report. The Horizon Project's goal is to chart the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. The focus of the discussion will be to understand the trend and brainstorm the implications for Ithaca College now and in the future.

Tuesday, May 11, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Visual Data Analysis, facilitated by Marilyn Dispensa, (Center for Educational Technology, Job 102)

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 05/07/2010 

Quoted in the media: Faculty member Asma Barlas and Marian Brown.  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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Many thanks to the 11 students who volunteered at the Los Angeles Autism Walk, held on April 24, 2010 at the Rose Bowl.  These students, under the guidance of adjunct faculty member Stan Landes (also the advocacy chair for the LA chapter of Autism Speaks), assisted in the petition drive for senatorial support for Autism research related legislation.  In addition to these student volunteers, three students also participated in the annual fundraising walk.

20,000 people attended the Autism walk and raised over 1.2 million dollars. This was ICLA's third year participating as volunteers and walkers - and certainly the largest group.

In recognition for their service, we thank:

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 Correction to Ithacan Story

Contributed by Michael Serino on 05/07/2010 

 The Ithacan has published a correction to the story on page 3 of its May 6 edition, "Top Officials' Pay Released." See "Latest Headlines" on the Ithacan homepage.