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Constitution Day Forum September 16

Contributed by Marian Brown on 09/14/2005 

Two representatives from the Central New York Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (CNYCLU) will visit on Friday, September 16, to speak in a forum to be held in observance of Constitution Day.

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ID Express welcomes two new merchants, Gino's Pizzeria and Jade Garden.

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Project Look Sharp Accomplishments

Contributed by Bernard Beins on 09/14/2005 

Cyndy Scheibe (Psychology) has organized two conferences and published a media literacy kit in conjunction with Project Look Sharp, an initiative that helps teachers incorporate media literacy in K-12 classes and provides materials for enhanced student learning.

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Testut Awarded Grant

Contributed by Julie Chambers on 09/14/2005 

Dr. E. W. "Skip" Testut, Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, was awarded a $19,425.00 grant from the Glen Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) during the spring 2005 semester, to gather data regarding the sound levels produced at the Watkins Glen International Race Track.

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Seneca Lake Wine Bus Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 09/14/2005 

Come and enjoy the wineries of Seneca Lake and leave the driving to us. We will be visiting four to six wineries with a stop in Watkins Glen.

*** You must be at least 21 years of age and be prepared to present valid identification at the time of sign-up and before boarding the bus. ***

  • Saturday, November 5, 2005
  • $25 / person Bus fare only
  • Payment due: October 21, by 4 p.m.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family.
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    Ithaca College School of Music alumna Jennifer Lawrence Birnbaum ’94 has put together a host of local musical talent to help raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The concert will be held on Tuesday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Statler Auditorium.

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    In recognition of the declaration by President George W. Bush that Friday, September 16, be a national day of prayer and remembrance for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Ithaca College will hold a community gathering at 3:00 p.m. at the “free speech rock” outside the Campus Center.

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    The Ithaca College Library invites you to participate in Constitution Day, a nationwide effort to observe and remember the birth of modern democracy in the United States, to be commemorated this year on September 16, 2005.

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    The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the first event of the fall 2005 "Thursdays at the Handwerker" series. The Maplewood Jazz Team will perform an eclectic mix of standards, bossa novas, and sultry ballads in the gallery on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m.

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    Fitness Center Step Class Added

    Contributed by Kathy Farley on 09/14/2005 

    The Fitness Center has added another step class on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stop by and pick up an updated aerobics schedule today.

    Ithaca College has been granted provisional status as an observing non-governmental organization to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Montreal, Canada, from November 28 to December 9, 2005.

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    The Office of Residential Life and the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement are looking for a faculty member to advise a community service-oriented student residence.

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    "Earth Cafe 2050"

    Contributed by Michael Smith on 09/14/2005 

    How heavily do we each tread on the earth? What "ecological footprint" do we leave as individuals, as a campus, as a community, and as a nation? Find out at Earth Cafe 2050, 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Clark Lounge.

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    Confer, J. L., T. Hauck (Environmental Studies), M-E. Silvia (Environmental Studies) and V. Frary (Biology). 2005. "Managing Rights-of Way Shrublands for the Avian Community". In the Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management.

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    John Fracchia, Assistant Director for Employer Relations in the Office of Career Services, was recognized by the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) with a presidential citation for outstanding volunteerism and service within the organization and the career development profession. This is the second year in a row that John has received a citation for his outstanding volunteer work and leadership within the association. John was recently recognized at the annual convention in White Plains NY.

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    Career Services is pleased to announce that our Fall Countdown To Graduation is now available.

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    The Career Services bi-weekly electronic newsletter, Opportunity Knocks, is back.

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    The Center for Faculty Excellence is sponsoring two events on Thursday, September 15. At noon Karen Hall, TV-R, will present a lecture, "Consuming
    Witness: Combat entertainment and citizen practice." From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the center will host a discussion panel, "Tragedy in the College Classroom: How faculty can support students at difficult times." Visit the CFE website for details.

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    Congratulations to Dr. Janet K. Wigglesworth, Associate Dean for
    Graduate and Clinical Services, School of Health Sciences and Human
    Performance, who has been honored with the 2005 MARC Service
    Award (Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter) of the American College of Sports Medicine.
    Sports Medicine.

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    The Office of Career Services invites interested faculty and staff to download our fall newsletter.