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Occupation: Are You Buying It?

Contributed by Beth Harris on 04/20/2007 

On Monday, April 23, the students of a new Ithaca College seminar titled “Witnessing Injustice under Occupation” will begin sharing how the lives of millions are impacted, disrupted and destroyed while under occupation by foreign militaries. Through a series of moving and informative events, these 11 students have assumed the roles and responsibilities of witnesses.

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Toastmasters Meeting 4/24/07

Contributed by Lori June on 04/20/2007 

Does speaking in front of a large group of people make you nervous?

Come visit the next Toastmasters Meeting on Tuesday, April 24th @ 9:00 a.m in the North Meeting Room.

We are a small group that will help you learn to feel more comfortable speaking in front of a large group.

Join us - it's worth a try!!!

Ithaca College is offering its 5th Archaeological Field School (6 credits).
Enjoy the Finger Lakes in June!

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United Way of Montgomery, Radford & Floyd (UWMRF) established the United in Caring Fund for Victims of the Virginia Tech Tragedy. This fund will provide assistance for funeral expenses, transportation for family members, and mental health services support, to name a few specific examples.

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Professor of philosophy and social psychology Richard Lichtman of the Wright Institute will speak about “Appearance and Reality in American Idealism” on Wednesday, April 25 in Clark Lounge at 7:00 p.m. Associate professor of politics Naeem Inayatullah will be the faculty presenter and associate provost Dr. David Garcia will offer the introductory comments.

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Habitat for Humanity's annual Habi-dash run/walk has been rescheduled for this Sunday, April 22.

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The Sword Team of Ithaca College is having a pizza party on 29 April at 6 PM in CNS 115.

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Please join us for a farewell reception for Peter Bardaglio on Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge.

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John Confer, associate professor of biology, presented an invited seminar in April entitled, "Disturbing Forest and Field to Maximize Biodiversity: From Micro-Disturbance for Ceruleans to Mega-Disturbance for Golden-wings" at the Biodiversity Research Institute Seminar Series at the New York State Museum in Albany.

Intergenerational Choir Concert!

Contributed by Brandon Coon on 04/19/2007 

This is an exciting, musical experience spanning several generations! All are encouraged to attend this free concert on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00PM in Ford Hall, J.J. Whalen Center for Music!

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The Ithaca College Symphony Orchestras will present the final concert of their 2006-07 season on Wednesday, April 25. The free concert begins at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall, and is conducted by Jeffery Meyer. The program will open with a recent work by Chen Yi “Ge Xu (Antiphony),” and continue with Penderecki’s powerful “Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima.” Jia Li Yang, who won the annual High School Piano Competition, will solo with the orchestra on the first movement of Beethoven’s third piano concerto. The concert will conclude with the towering second symphony by Jean Sibelius.

The Concert Band under Mark Fonder’s baton will present a concert entitled “The Sun, Moon, and Stars” on Thursday, April 26 at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Following the theme of the “Sun, Moon, and Stars,” the band will play music of Sousa, Larsen, Maslanka, Sparke, and Gillingham.

Associate professor Raj Subramaniam, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, recently published a research article, "Middle School Students' Attitudes Toward Physical Education," in the international journal Teaching and Teacher Education (23) 602-611.

prism Gaypril Events

Contributed by Christine Mclear on 04/19/2007 

Sex Toy Presentation, Drag Prom and Faculty/Staff ZAP! are all still to come!

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Contributed by Scott Erickson on 04/19/2007 

Career Connections and the American Marketing Association are sponsoring paintball, Sunday, April 22.

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School of Business dean Susan West Engelkemeyer has been appointed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) to serve a three-year term on the AACSB Pre-Accreditation Committee (PAC), effective July 1, 2007.

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Emily Ambrose '08, an athletic training major from Berkeley, California, was recently awarded a $2,000 undergraduate scholarship from the Research & Education Foundation of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

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Come out and enjoy a night of gospel, right here on IC's campus!

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As a reminder, tickets for the 2nd annual Empty Bowls program are on sale in the Textor Lobby from 11am to 1pm Thursday or at the door to the event on Friday.

The event is being held from 12-2pm in the Emerson Suites as part of the Celebration of Service. Tickets are $10 for lunch only or $20 for lunch and a handmade ceramic bowl of your choice.

The Evan D. Williams Band will be performing throughout the luncheon and a special video produced by the first-year leadership scholars that takes a look at Poverty from the college student perspective will be shown.

Lunch will consist of soups, breads, salads, and a special dessert donated by the Culinary Arts Club. Lunch itself is being donated by Sodexho-Dining Services.

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is asking for national participation in the Orange and Maroon Effect. They are requesting that everyone in the U.S. support the VT campus community by wearing orange and maroon on Friday April 20, 2007. Join millions of young people who will express their concern and intent to build stronger communities. For more information about the Orange and Maroon Effect Friday, please visit:

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