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Think ahead! Be a resident assistant for the 2009-10 academic year. Compensation for the 2008-9 academic year was $8,408 for new RAs, applied directly to their student account (to cover a single room and partial board).

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In order to provide a larger space for facilitating the strategic visioning discussion, Tuesday's all-College faculty meeting has been moved to Emerson Suites A and B. All faculty are strongly encouraged to attend EITHER of the following:

Monday, November 17
3:00-4:00 p.m., Textor 101


Tuesday, November 18
12:10-1:00 p.m., Emerson Suites A and B

Alyssa Arminio '09 won a 2009 Chevy Cobalt Coupe as a contestant on a The Price is Right episode that aired November 7. (Video after the jump.)

Arminio, an integrated marketing communications major, is currently spending the semester at the James B. Pendleton Center in Los Angeles taking classes and interning at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

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Don't miss out on the exciting happenings this week!

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Due to an overwhelming response, dining services is taking "trayless dining" to a new level -- no more trays at all!

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Ithaca College has hosted 16 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt for over 10 years. Every year the Action for AIDS Committee is able to bring this humbling art display to our community because of the students who volunteer to staff the quilt.

This year's viewing dates are December 1-3, and we will celebrate the closing this year's exhibit with a ceremonial packing of the quilt. Contact Erica Shockley ( for more information.

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Attention Faculty members: if you are teaching winter and/or spring courses and plan to use the Blackboard online courseware system, you can now create the Blackboard course shells through HomerConnect!

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It seems that everybody wants to talk to Sarah Brylinsky, Ithaca College's sustainability intern. Sarah will be interviewed by local radio station WVBR for the show This Sunday, which airs from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. this coming Sunday evening (November 16).

This week, the show will feature sustainability, specifically the work being done by Sarah and other young leaders for sustainable development in the area. Tune in to 93.5 FM and catch Sarah "on the air."

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David Pacun, associate professor of music theory, and Peter Silberman, assistant professor of music theory, presented papers at the joint annual meetings of the Society for Music Theory and the American Musicological Society, held in Nashville, Tennessee, November 6–9.

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Native American Celebration Month continues on Wednesday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Williams 221 with an eye-opening presentation by Robert Spiegelman on one the darkest moments in local history -- the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.

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Every year, the School of Humanities and Sciences invites proposals for the Fred L. Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award; this fall, the review committee made two awards to senior English majors to work with professors on scholarly projects.

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Guitar Hero anyone?

Contributed by Francia Miller on 11/13/2008 

Do you have what it takes?

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[Editor's note: The start time was erroneously listed in the original Intercom announcement. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.]

Monday, November 17, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Ithaca Falls Meeting Room, Campus Center

How do you survive the challenges of eating on campus, with a chaotic schedule, late night snack attacks, partying with friends, and an unlimited supply of food in the dining halls?

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It is remarkable what happens when you ask people to comment on the qualities of the place where they live and work every day!

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Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS) alumni and faculty joined staff and a parent from Recreation Support Services (RSS) at the Ithaca Youth Bureau to present "Reaching for Equity: Taking Positive Steps Toward Inclusion" at the 57th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference. Joanie Groome (RSS Coordinator), parent Jessica Ryan, Charlie Dorsey '04 and Siobhan Whalen '08 (therapeutic recreation alumni who were hired as RSS specialists in recreation for individuals with disabilities), and faculty Linda Heyne shared their collaboration to involve participants with disabilities in meaningful recreation opportunities.

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The November 15 Cortaca Jug game is sold out. There will no longer be any ticket sales on the Ithaca College campus. Tickets will not be available at the gate.

Directions to the Cortland Stadium Complex

For those attending the Cortaca Jug game at SUNY Cortland, the following are the rules and regulations of the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex.

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The November 15 Cortaca Jug football game is sold out.

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Are you looking for a job or internship? Do New York, Boston, D.C., L.A., or Chicago sound like great places to work? Then Career Services is pleased to announce Career and Internship Connection (CIC) 2009!

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What Are You Putting on Your Body?

Contributed by Nancy Webster on 11/13/2008 

The Natural Beauty Campaign!
Visit a full day of activities, product sampling, free food, and more in Clark Lounge on
Thursday, November 13, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.!

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Dennis Charsky, assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Communication, coauthored a paper published in the September/October 2008 issue of TechTrends, a publication of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

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