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Speech!  Speech!

Contributed by Annette Harris on 09/11/2009 

The Ithaca College Toastmasters Club invites you to be our guest! 

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If you are a faculty/staff supervisor and your student workers need to drive vehicles owned or leased by the College, please pass the following information on to your students



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ITS would like to remind faculty and staff Mac users to upgrade to Microsoft Office 2008 at their earliest convenience as Office 2004 for Macintosh will no longer be supported by Information Technology Services after 9/30/09.

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Mac computer users who are running Mac OS X 10.6, the latest Mac operating system known as "Snow Leopard", should be aware of a bug that will prevent normal connection to Novell file servers.

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Jason Hamilton

"Sustain This!  Total immersion in sustainability science and education"

Thursday, September 17
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are welcome.

A reception will take place before the lecture, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

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Parking Enforcement Updates

Contributed by Chris Pollock on 09/10/2009 

Submitted on behalf of Laura Durling, assistant director of administrative services, Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

For the past two weeks, Parking Services has provided a grace period to allow time for students to register their vehicles. Beginning Monday, September 14, any unregistered vehicles will be subject to citations. Students may still purchase parking permits with a credit card online at:

Office of Public Safety: Parking Information

(The online system will be down for maintenance from 10:00 p.m., Friday, September 11, through noon on Saturday, September 12.)

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Submitted on behalf of Dr. David E Newman, Director of the Hammond Health Center, and Mark Coldren, AVP for Human Resources.

As expected, we are beginning to see students with flu-like symptoms. The CDC and State Health Department recommend against testing, but these cases almost certainly represent H1N1 or “swine” flu.

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9/11 Anniversary

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/10/2009 

Gathering at the Peace Pole on the Chapel Pond

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Contributed by Susan Welch on 09/10/2009 

Come learn about strategies for applying to graduate school, on September 15 from noon to 1:00pm at the Office of Career Services.

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Students who need to drive College-owned and leased/rented vehicles are required to take a free, two-hour driver safety class, which will be conducted on campus by the College’s insurance company.

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 Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that stops people from moving. Join the movement today and help find a cure!

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Jean C. Hardwick, Caitlin N. Baran, E. Marie Southerland and Jeffrey L. Ardell (2009).  Remodeling of the guinea pig intrinsic cardiac plexus with chronic pressure overload, American Journal of Physiology Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology, 297: R859-R866.

Ithaca College double bass professor Nicholas Walker will present a free recital on Tuesday, September 15 at 7pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  The program includes three American sonatas with jazz influence. 

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Gene Cohen, founder and director of the Center on Aging, Health and Humanities at George Washington University, will be the keynote speaker at the Gerontology Institute Annual Conference Creativity and Aging: Exploring Community Initiatives

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee (ICNL) met last week for our first meeting of the Fall semester. We discussed several important matters related to our preserves that we wish to share with the college community:

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee is looking for any students, faculty, staff, or administration that are interested in becoming a volunteer steward for the South Hill Natural Area located right behind Ithaca College.


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FYSH is going apple picking!

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I am pleased to announce the membership of a committee that will develop a strategic plan for Ithaca College that will focus and guide the institution's diversity efforts over the next five years (2010-2015).  Creation of this plan is one of my objectives for this year, as reviewed and approved by the Board of Trustees.

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To help battle the cold and flu season, the Office of Human Resources is again partnering with the Hammond Health Center to offer seasonal flu shots for all benefits-eligible employees at no cost.


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Optical Scanning Procedures

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 09/10/2009 

Now that we are fully into the new academic year, Information Technology Services would like to remind all instructors to review the Optical Scanning procedures to ensure tests and evaluations are processed and returned in a timely manner and with minimal interruption. Please visit our website for details.

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