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Robert Heasley will present "Breaking Out of the Straightjacket of Masculinity" on Wednesday November 2, 7:30 p.m. in Textor 102. Men, and those who love them, often get stuck in a "straightjacket" of expectations about being male -- come learn about the effects of the boxes that young men can into as a result of social pressure, and what everyone can do about it!

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Ithaca College staff and faculty are invited to the November Caregiver Education and Support Group meeting, Friday, November 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Resource Room, 413 CHS. Feel free to bring your lunch. Beverages will be served.

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Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The Annual ITHACA COLLEGE BENEFITS AND WELLNESS FAIR is coming!

All Ithaca College faculty and staff are invited to attend. Mark this date on your calendar and join us! Learn more about your benefits and your choices.

DATE: Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
TIME: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Emerson Suites A & B, Campus Center

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Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The Office of Human Resources would like to announce that we are having a few additional TIAA/CREF Individual Counseling Days on Tuesday, December 6 and 13, 2005 and January 17, 2006.

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Contributed for: Carl Sgrecci, Vice President for Finance and Administration

In the coming months, the Compensation & Organizational Design Department within the Office of Human Resources will begin an extensive review and revision of the current compensation program for staff and administration.

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Reminder: The third annual Ithaca College Veterans Day celebration will be held from 12:05 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, in the Emerson Suites.

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Career City Coffeehouse

Contributed by Robert Earl on 10/27/2005 

How about something different and exciting for Friday night? You are invited to the Career City Coffeehouse, IC Square, Friday, October 28th, 7:00 pm. That's right—we are turning the "Square" into a big Starbucks for one night.

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The Office of Conference and Event Services will not be able to provide additional audio visual production services through Sunday Nov. 6. due to the upcoming Family Weekend activities and numerous other events already scheduled. All of our student production techs have exhausted their allotment of student employment hours for this time period.

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Bus Trip Reminder -- NYC

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 10/27/2005 

It’s just a month away…the Holiday NYC bus trip! The city will be decorated for the season, and the tree at Rockefeller will be lit the Wednesday before we go.

  • Saturday, December 3, 2005
  • $35/person -- round trip from Ithaca College
  • Payment due: November 18, by 4:00 p.m.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, friends and family
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    Stephen Mosher, Sport Management and Media recently presented at the International Teacher Education and Social Justice Conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

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    Stephen Sweet's article "Integrating Educational Careers in Work and Family: Women's Return to School and Family Life Quality" [co-authored with Phyllis Moen(University of Minnesota)] has been accepted for publication in the journal Community, Work and Family.

    Windham Ski Bus Trip

    Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 10/27/2005 

    Join us for a day trip to the Catskills for skiing and snowboarding! We depart IC at 7:00 am from O-lot and return approximately by 8:00 pm. The cost covers your lift ticket and roundtrip transportation.

  • Saturday, February 25, 2006
  • $67/person – includes round-trip bus and a lift ticket
  • Payment due: February 8, by 4 pm
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family
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    Offered through Culture & Communication in DIIS, taught by Prof. Cyndy Scheibe (psychology faculty member and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp ( http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp ). Especially designed for freshmen and sophomores, no prerequisites.

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    Susan Swensen, Department of Biology
    "Plants in Strange Places: Discovering evolutionary history with molecules and mud"

    Thursdsay, November 3
    4:00 p.m.
    CNS 112

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    The horizons of journalistic writing are expanding in new and exciting ways. Newspapers are opening up more and more to the dynamic style known as literary journalism or creative nonfiction. Professor John Hartsock will discuss the challenges and rewards facing those who would make the leap from hard-news to narrative style.
    DATE: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005
    TIME: 12:10 p.m. to 1:05 p.m.
    PLACE: Park Hall 220

    Bring a brown-bag lunch.
    Part of the "First Tuesdays" series sponsored by the Ithacan.

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    Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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    There will not be any more Cortaca Jug ticket sales on Ithaca College's campus, as the tickets have been sold out.

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    The Hammond Health Center brings you a walk-in flu vaccination clinic this fall (no appointments needed). Flu shots are $15.00. Please pay by check (made payable to Ithaca College), cash, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover card.

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    The United Way Campaign continues to gather momentum with total pledges exceeding 60 percent of out $60,000 campaign goal. It’s not too late to make your pledge commitment in time to be eligible for valuable prizes. Return your pledge card by Friday, October 28, and you will be entered into the prize drawings.

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    On Friday, October 28th, the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic's "No Pressure Blood Pressure" screenings will once again be holding a campus-wide blood pressure screening.

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