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I am pleased to announce that the College is generously providing its employees with an additional day of holiday time over the 2005-6 winter break.

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Following a national search, Suki Montgomery has been selected as the new assistant director of the counseling center.

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Jazz saxophonist Chris Vadala will give a free concert on Tuesday, June 28 at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. He will collaborate with guitarist Steve Brown, bassist Miles Brown, and drummer Tom Killian. The concert is part of a weeklong saxophone workshop.

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Stephen Sweet Coedits Journal

Contributed by Jonathan Laskowitz on 06/22/2005 

Stephen Sweet (sociology) and Kerry Strand (Hood College) coedited a special issue of the journal Teaching Sociology on the subject of Cultivating Quantitative Literacy. The issue will appear in 2006.

The Ithaca College Toastmaster Club was recognized as a Select Distinguished Club for 2004-5 from Toastmasters International. In order to qualify for the award, clubs must achieve seven of the ten goals set out each year for each club, as well as maintain 20 members or have a net growth of at least 5 members.

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A Swedish Teaching Exchange

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 06/20/2005 

Carole Dennis, chair of the occupational therapy program, recently returned from three weeks of teaching in Jönköping, Sweden, as part of an exchange program with Ithaca College and Jönköping University.

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Please join the staff of the Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs on June 29 in saying farewell to Grant Wilder, area coordinator.

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Yankees -- 27 August

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

Mark your calendars! The bus trip committee has purchased tickets for the Kansas City game at Yankee Stadium (game time 1:05 pm). We will have a bus departing IC that Saturday morning. More details to follow (ie. price, time, etc.).

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Darien Lake Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

From roller coasters to giant water slides, enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State’s premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake.

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Please join the Office of Multicultural Affairs staff on June 27 in saying farewell to Kristina Nance, student development/CSTEP coordinator.

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The second annual Department of Sport Management & Media Hole-in-One Golf Tournament held at Hillendale Golf Course on April 23, was a huge success! A total of 55 students, parents, alumni, and faculty participated in the event.

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Course Design Discussions

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 06/14/2005 

Weekly one-hour discussions are scheduled through July as followup from the week of workshops on course design that took place in May. All are welcome to the discussions, to one or more, and independent of having attended the workshops. The next is Thursday June 23, 9:30-10:30 am, in CHS 200.

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Thanks from IC Hope

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 06/14/2005 

IC Hope, our campus Relay for Life team, would like to thank the campus community for your most generous support during our fundraising efforts at the Staff Picnic.

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Luke Keller, assistant professor of physics, has received funding as a coinvestigator through NASA's Astrobiology Science and Technology Instrument Development program. He and a team of scientists from NASA, the University of Texas at Austin, and Cornell University will upgrade a new camera system to be flown on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).

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After over 35 years of dedicated service to Ithaca College, Bill Miller, master techician-painter in the physical plant department, has retired. Bill started working at Ithaca College in December of 1969 as a painter and, through hard work, moved up the ranks into the master technician position in 2002.

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René Borgella's Publication

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 06/14/2005 

René Borgella, Jr. and Thomas A. Gavin. "Avian Community Dynamics in a Fragmented Tropical Landscape". 2005. Ecological Applications 15(3):1062-1073.

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Congratulations to Lynn Tordella, the recipient of the 2005-2006 JJ Staff Scholar Award.

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The Burmese Community of Ithaca -- which includes Han Lin and Aung Lin of IC's Physical Plant, May Lin '05, Thuya Lin '07, Tayza Yeelin '08, and their family -- cordially invites everyone from Ithaca College to join them for a party. We will be celebrating the 60th birthday (June 19) of Aung San Suu Kyi, the democratically elected leader of Burma who is being held under house arrest by Burma's ruling military regime.

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Day of Learning

Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 06/12/2005 

The Day of Learning is this Thursday, June 16. The schedule is now online for your viewing pleasure: Program Schedule. Remember, some workshops have limited class sizes and require a reservation. For programs in which you would like to guarantee a spot, please call me or Mary Tomaselli at 4-3083 or e-mail ngraves@ithaca.edu.

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Six Flags Darien Lake

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/11/2005 

Enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State's premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake. From roller coasters to giant water slides, it's a day filled with fun and excitement!

  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family.
  • Saturday, July 30, 2005
  • $32 per person (includes bus fare and park admission). Payment due: July 1, by 4:00 pm.

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