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Margaret L. Arnold, associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently published a refereed article entitled, "The Science-Practice Gap among Recreation Managers with HR Responsibilities," in the Journal of College Teaching and Learning.

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Professor Stephen Miller from Swarthmore College will be giving a seminar in CNS 333 on October 30. His lecture is entitled, "The Chemical Basis of Interspecies Bacterial Communication." The seminar begins at 4:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Official fall enrollment data is now available online to the campus community. Ithaca College's official fall 2007 enrollment totals 6,660 -- 6,260 undergraduates and 400 graduate students.

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Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services (ITS).

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Composting in IC Square

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 10/25/2007 

On Monday, October 1, composting started in the IC Square.

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Software Workshops

Contributed by Amy Dembrosky on 10/25/2007 

It’s not too late to still sign up for our remaining workshops for this semester.

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Ithaca College's Speech-Language Pathology club (NSSLHA) would like to take an opportunity to remember the life of Danielle Goren.

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On Monday, October 29, at 4:00 p.m. in Friends 201, the Sustainability Café topic will be: "Weaving the Fabric of Sustainable Community." The presenter is Gay Nicholson, program coordinator for Sustainable Tompkins.

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Intramural Sign-Ups!

Contributed by Scott Flickinger on 10/24/2007 

Block II is underway, and we have some great activities for you! Our leagues for 3-on-3 basketball, 4-on-4 volleyball, and men's/women's indoor soccer will be underway soon!

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Stephanie Elowson ’08 told a recent Faculty/Staff Campaign rally that the generosity of a scholarship she received had made a world of difference in her IC education—and that she plans to return the favor by joining with classmates to establish the Class of 2008 Scholarship as their senior class gift. Stephanie was one of several scholarship recipients who addressed a gathering of Ithaca College staff and faculty to garner support for the Faculty/Staff Endowed Scholarship, which will be a collective gift from IC employees to the Campaign for Ithaca College. Read Stephanie’s remarks.

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The Reverend James H. Evans, Jr., Ph.D., Litt. D., the Robert K. Davies Professor of Systematic Theology at the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, will speak at the Ithaca College Community Church on Sunday, October 28, 5:00 p.m., Muller Chapel.

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No-Pressure Blood Pressure Returns!

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 10/24/2007 

On Tuesday, October 30, the Wellness Clinic staff will once again travel around campus, ready to take your blood pressure.

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We were able to add a water aerobics class on Friday for Block II!

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South Hill Clean-Up

Contributed by Brian McAree on 10/24/2007 

The South Hill Civic Association is sponsoring its annual fall neighborhood clean-up of South Hill, this Saturday, October 27, from noon to 4:00 p.m.

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iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine has posted new articles for the week. Check out iMPrint daily at for the latest features and blog posts.

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Adobe has announced that the Ithaca College student CLP software program has been extended to faculty and staff at the same student pricing.

The only difference between the student and faculty/staff programs is that the faculty/staff program is for a limited-time period that expires March 15, 2008.

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Dinner and The Full Monty!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 10/24/2007 

Ithaca College Theatre and the Tower Club restaurant invite you to join us on Saturday, November 10, for a night of delicious food and great theatre!

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The fourth and final panel in the series Experiential Learning -- It's Worth Talking About, will take place on Tuesday, October 30, from 4:00 to 4:50 p.m. in the Six Mile Creek Meeting Room.

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Heating of Campus Buildings

Contributed by Richard Couture on 10/24/2007 

The change of seasons means we are getting into the need to provide heat in all our buildings across campus. As is typical with this time of year, as well as springtime, we can see a wide change in outside air temperature -- one day it might be 70 degrees, then go down to the upper 40s, then back up to the mid-60s in a couple of days.

The Office of Facilities receives a number of calls with requests to "turn on" or "turn off" the heat based on the daily variance in outside temperature. I thought it might be helpful to explain how our buildings are heated and cooled, so that the campus community has a better understanding of what is involved.

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Flu Vaccination Walk-In Clinics

Contributed by Teresa Hradisky on 10/24/2007 

The Hammond Health Center will be sponsoring several walk-in flu vaccination clinics between October 30 and November 15.

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