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Trustees Welcome New Members

Contributed by David Maley on 02/19/2010 

The Ithaca College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members and met with students and faculty during its winter meeting, February 17–18. Tom Grape, Chris LaCroix and David Lebow had each been elected last fall to three-year terms on the board.

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Ithaca College's award winning faculty/staff/student Relay For Life team, IC Hope, is gearing up for this year's Relay...which will be held right here at Ithaca College June 11-12, 2010!  The current team members invite all those interested in joining us to an informational meeting on Tuesday, February 23, at noon in the "Glass Room" of the IC Square Food Court!  Come and find out the new Relay theme, meet some of the returning team members, and help us brainstorm ideas for a successful Relay!  The Relay will be right here on our own campus...let's lead by example and show them that Ithaca truly cares about funding cancer research to find cures!

Questions? Contact Anne Woodard ( or Stan Seltzer ( to help you!

Girls and Women in Sports Day

Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 02/19/2010 

The Office of Intercollegiate Athletics will be hosting Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday, March 7, 2010 from 12 pm - 2 pm in the Ben Light Gymnasium in the Hill Center.

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 Free Zumba® classes will be offered at the Ithaca College Fitness Center.

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There is still time to nominate graduating seniors for this honor. Nominations are due to the Office of Career Services no later than 5:00pm on Friday, February 26, 2010.

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On Tuesday Feb. 22, The David Project is hosting an Israel Education seminar during the noon lunch hour. Come learn how to address the facts and educate your campus!

Attention Faculty: you can now create the Blackboard course shells through HomerConnect for Summer 2010 courses!

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IC Theatre and the School of Music will stage a regional premiere of the opera “The Little Prince.” Ticket prices range from $4.50 to $10 and can be purchased in person at the Ithaca College box office in Dillingham Center or by calling the box office at (607) 274-3224. “The Little Prince” is sung in English.

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The purpose: of this Diversity Education Workshop will be to enhance participants’ understanding of the role diversity plays within intercollegiate athletics. Additionally, time will be spent focusing on the necessary aspects of building a more diverse and inclusive environment.

Who should attend: Anybody interested in issues of diversity in Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Want to get in free to the BOC show with Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears? Be a volunteer!

BOC needs some help from you with tickets, security and staging. Volunteers will get a free ticket to the show and we'll feed you pizza!

A meeting for those interested will be held on Monday, Feb. 22nd on the second floor of Friends Hall at 7:00pm.

See you there!

The Summer 2010 Graduate Course Schedule is now available for download. Register for online and lecture courses now through HomerConnect.

Full Undergraduate Course Schedule also available.

  • May Session - May 17-28, 2010
  • Summer I - June 1 - July 2, 2010
  • Summer II - July 6 - August 6, 2010

Summer Session housing now available for all summer sessions!

*Note: there may be a slight delay in accessing courses listed here and their availability in Homer.*


Beth Ellen Clark Joseph, associate professor and chair of physics at Ithaca College, will spend 2010 working on a concept study with fellow members of a science team whose proposal to study asteroid geology has been selected as one of three finalists for NASA’s New Frontiers Program.

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Physics and Archaeology as an Interdisciplinary Endeavor

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Bookstore Clearance Sale!!

Contributed by Rick Watson on 02/18/2010 

Take an additional 50% Off already reduced prices!

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Following an extensive period of recruitment and review, and acting on the recommendation of the search committee, led by Dean Leslie Lewis, I am pleased to announce the schedule for the first finalist interview.

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Contact Yolanda Clarke, Director of Academic Enrichment Services, at or 274-3381.

If you have a superior academic record, are in good academic standing in your School and you've taken this course and earned a B+ or better; or you are currently taking the course,  performing exceptionally well and would be willing to be a study supporter for another student, please come directly to AES in 110 Towers Concourse and complete an Peer Tutor employment application. 

A faculty endorsement will be necessary.


Currently seeking to hire qualified tutors for the following courses:

CNPH 141, CHPH 214, CHPH 224, CHPH 240, CSCRE 209 and CSCRE 351.

For an application to apply, come directly to 110 Towers Concourse.  Must have superior academics and be in good academic standing within your School.  Compensation is $9 per hour.  Got questions?  Email us a

Jewz, Schmooze and Chinese Foodz!

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 02/18/2010 

Are you a Hillel affiliate? Take a break from homework and enjoy some Chinese food with Hillel! The dinner will be vegetarian (all of the General Tso's tofu you could ask for!). E-board members from SGA will be joining us so come and mingle with friends, Hillel members and other leaders on campus on Monday Feb. 22 at 6:45pm in Muller Chapel.

Just a reminder, ARGUS, Reporting, HomerAdmin, HomerConnect and myIthaca will be unavailable this weekend due to an upgrade.

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During her 20-year career as a journalist, Farai Chideya has combined media, technology and social justice to produce award-winning stories on some of the nation’s most important issues.

Chideya will give a free public talk on “How Social Media and Citizen Journalism are Changing the Media Terrain and the World” on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Ithaca College’s Park Hall Auditorium.

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