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Cathy Lee Crane, associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photgraphy, and Media Arts had screenings of her film "Adrift"(2009) in February at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival and in March at the Portland Women's Film Festival.    

Her newest film "On the Line"(2010) has its world premiere on April 27 at the Athens International Film Festival in Ohio.



Alyssa Guzman ’10, a Television-Radio major, and Christopher Carlon ’11, an Integrated Marketing Communications major, were selected to participate in the American Association of Advertising Agencies' (4A’s) Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). 

Through this program, racially and ethnically diverse college students have the opportunity to spend 10 weeks during the summer working at 4A’s member agencies. 

Alyssa will be interning with the Grey Group (Advertising) Broadcast Production Unit while Chris will be an art direction intern at DraftFCB.  The 4A's is committed to helping multicultural aspiring advertising professionals break into the industry. For more information, go to:


The Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost announce the recipients of the 2009/2010 Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Thanks to external funding that director Jeff Cohen was able to secure, the Park Center for Independent Media is expanding. We are pleased to announce that Maura Stephens has joined us as associate director. A journalist, actor, public educator, and advocate of independent media, human rights, sustainability, and justice, Maura is a perfect fit for the center. 

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Biology/Biochemistry Majors

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/22/2010 

Biology/Biochemistry classmen, faculty & staff are invited to the year-end banquet: RSVP by April 30

May 6th, 6-8:00 p.m.
Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd floor Campus Center.

See details on the Biology Club site.

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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/22/2010 

Don't forget to ask your current professors to submit an evaluation for your premed file. The form is available on-line.

Dr. Jamie Fountain (Biology '02) and Dr. Michelle Niescierenko (Biology '02) have graduated from medical school and are now a pediatrician.  They are returning to the department to speak with premedical students, and to speak in some biology classes.

  • Do you want to be a doctor?
  • Do you want to get into medical school?
  • Do you want to know about healthcare and its many opportunities?

If the answer is "yes" to any of the quetions, come and listen/speak to these two doctors.

Monday, April 26
4:30 p.m.
CNS 115
Refreshments provided

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"Social Media 101"

Contributed by Osupa T-Davis on 04/22/2010 

You are invited to attend the Women's Network Affinity Group meeting that is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Klingenstein Lounge.

Are you a beginner user of Facebook, and you are not sure how to best use and manage this massive social networking system? Are you curious about joining Facebook, but you find yourself overwhelmed by all the things you must do to set it up correctly? Are you comfortable using Facebook for personal communication, but you are not sure if and how you can use it for professional purposes?

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Join us! Dance for Hunger April 23th from 8-11 p.m. at Emerson Suites 

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Reminder: College Cell Phone Policy

Contributed by Robert Cree on 04/22/2010 

In December 2009, the College announced implementation of its new Cell Phone Policy. I wanted to take this opportunity to remind all employees that currently have a College provided cell phone you have until May 31, 2010 to establish service under your own name and submit an approved “Cell Phone Allowance Request Form” to the Payroll Office. (Note that payment of cell phone allowances may take up to the first of the following month from Payroll’s receipt of an approved allowance request form).

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Do you love taking photos? Are you interested in gaining some real-world magazine publishing experience?

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Jobs for this summer and next fall are now on the jobs database on the Student Employment website!

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Please take a minute of your time to complete a survey regarding your experience. 5 lucky participants will receive a smoothie gift certificate!

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On Tuesday, April 27th, at the noon hour in Friends 210, Sigma Tau Delta and the English Department will be sponsoring an informational gathering for students who would like to know more about opportunities for one-on-one collaborative work with faculty members in the English department.

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Wednesday, April 28th @ 7pm in Textor 103, the Ithaca Community is invited to hear Jewish-American independent journalist Jared Malsin present the facts and fiction about the suppression of media in the Palestinian Territories. Jared was working for the Ma’an News Agency in the West Bank as an English editor and journalist before being deported by the Israeli government this past January. 

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The Concert Band, led by Mark Fonder, will present "Legends and Heros" at its final concert of the year on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:15 pm in Ford Hall.  The free concert will include Maslanka's "Mother Earth Fanfare," Dana Wilson's "To Set the Darkness Echoing," pieces by Vaughan Williams and Tucker, and Morton Gould's "West Point Symphony."

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Windows Reboot Problem Update

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 04/21/2010 

ITS has a patch that will fix the Windows computer rebooting issue but we need your assistance in order to address this problem as quickly as possible.

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At approximately 10:30 am this morning, many campus Windows computers started rebooting and displaying a virus warning; not all Windows computers were affected by this problem.

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James Pfrehm (Modern Languages and Literatures) gave a lecture to the Modern Languages and Literatures faculty at Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA) entitled "Assigning and Assessing Enhanced Podcasts in the Foreign Language Curriculum."

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