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Posted on behalf of Joe Fraioli, President, Active Minds @ IC.

Are you looking for a way to integrate mental health topics into you course, or perhaps looking to spice up a lecture period with engaging, first-hand mental health experiences of Ithaca College students?  Look no further!


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"Spring is nature's way of saying, Let's Party!"  - Robin Williams

Spring is here and what better way to celebrate than throwing a spring garden party!  Consider trying the following tips to make your next outdoor soiree something special:



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Cell Phone Donation

Contributed by Mary Bennett on 03/30/2010 

Cell phone donations to benefit the Tompkins County Advocacy Center.

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The 14th Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium will be held in the Campus Center/Egbert Hall on April 8, 2010.  (Emerson A, B, C, and Lounge; Ithaca Falls Room; Klingenstein Lounge; Clark Lounge; and Taughannock Falls Room)

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Ithaca Dining Services will be celebrating Asian Heritage Month through four different events at various dining locations.


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A Rose By Any Other Name

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 03/29/2010 

Wednesday March 31, from 7-9PM in Textor 103 there will be a special performer coming to Ithaca College. Her name is Nancy Hulse and she will be using a mixture of performance art, music, poetry, audience participation and dance in her performance "A Rose by Any Other Name" to portray how rape affects women's lives. 

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Dominic Mathiang will speak this Thursday, April 1 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103. Dominic is one of the refugees who fled southern Sudan during the early years of "civil war" in the 1980s, and who are known collectively as "The Lost Boys of Sudan."

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The Organic Growers of Ithaca College will host a local food event on Wednesday, March 31st, at 7 PM in CNS 112. Great films, great discussion, delicious local food, and more!

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On Wednesday, March 31 at 7 pm, the Concert Band will team up with the Horseheads High School Wind Ensemble for a free concert in Ford Hall. Mark Fonder will conduct.

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 The interview was featured in the March 14th Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Professor Cyndy Scheibe (Psychology Department) presents her work this Thursday (04/01) at 12:10 – 1:00 PM in Cayuga Lake Room (Campus Center). Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Associate professor of music education Keith Kaiser will present at the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Kaiser, and his research colleagues, will present findings from a recent research project funded through a Sounds of Learning (Grammy Foundation) Grant -- Underlying Social Structures in Music Education: Teacher Perceptions of Curricular Evidence.


Mark your calendar for this meetiing.

12:10 -1:00 p.m.

CNS 115

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Check out the Biology Department's Blog for many more announcements/reminders!


The Office of Residential Life would like to announce that Summer Waitlist Applications and Vacancy Forms will be available on April 1, 2010 in the Office of Residential Life.  

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Math Placement testing

Contributed by Arlene Dende on 03/29/2010 

The math placement test will be given on Wednesday, April 7th, at 5:30 PM in Williams Hall 309. 

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Faculty Excellence Awards

Contributed by Scott Erickson on 03/29/2010 

Still accepting nominations.

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Dr. Kent Scriber gave two invited presentations at Dublin City Unversity during spring break.

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Wednesday, March 31st, at 6:30pm

Williams 225

Argentine poet and activist, Alicia Partnoy, will share the "adventures" of her testimonial narrative, La Escuelita/The Little School, in which she tells of her experiences as a "disappeared" political prisoner in Argentina during the 1970s. Alicia Partnoy currently teaches Spanish at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Free and Open to the Public

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Annette Levine of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at or 607-274-3252. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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 Applications to work as a lifeguard at the Ithaca College Outdoor Pool are due Friday, 4/2.

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Seven students from the chemistry department presented their student-faculty collaborative research projects at the 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting at San Francisco, CA on March 20-23, 2010. From the left in the photo, Joshua Roaf (Biochemistry ’10), Ian Weiss (Chemistry ’10), Alex Levine (Biochemistry ’10), Shanique Edwards (Biochemistry ’10), Layne Kasprzyk (Environmental Science with Chemistry Concentration ’10), Anthony Ferrari (Chemistry ’11) and Shawn Eady (Chemistry ’10).

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