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Arno Selco, Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, on January 12, 2006, in Miami, Florida, will be a member of a panel consisting of faculty members from college, university and conservatory professional actor training programs that will offer advice to high school teachers on how to prepare their strongest students for the college audition/portfolio review process

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SAB Films presents "The Island"

Contributed by Karen English on 10/17/2005 

Come to Textor 102 and enjoy a night at the movies for only three dollars this weekend!

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IM the Ithaca College Library

Contributed by Bernard Hogben on 10/17/2005 

Now you can IM either the Ithaca College library reference or circulation desk with questions.

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The King's Singers -- "unmatched for their musicality and sheer ability to entertain," according to the Times of London -- will perform at Ithaca College on Monday, October 24. Part of the yearlong Ithaca College Concerts season titled "Return Engagements," the performance will take place at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The King's Singers last appeared in Ford Hall in 1991.

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The Ithaca College School of Music’s faculty string quartet will present a free concert at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 23 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Their program includes Hindemith’s “String Quartet No. 3,” Mozart’s “Quartet in D Major, K. 575,” and Astor Piazolla’s “Four for Tango.”

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Two-time Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra will give this year's performance in the annual Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series at Ithaca College. Named after two longtime educators, the series honors the Hocketts' love of music and devotion to Ithaca College and its School of Music. The free concert will take place on Saturday, October 22, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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Biology: Tutors & Club Information

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/17/2005 

If you would like to join the Ithaca College Biology Club mailing list, please send an e-mail to By joining, you will receive updates on the biology club, notices about meetings, and we will send you information on great opportunities that may come our way!

Also, at this point if you are interested in a biology tutor, or in being a biology tutor please e-mail the club at the address above.

Look for the Biology Club at the Campus Center this week for our annual plant sale! October 19-21 Want to sign up and help? E-Mail Your help would be greatly appreciated!

Cortaca Jug ticket sales will begin on Oct. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Retirement Planning and Options

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 10/17/2005 

The Ithaca College faculty development committee presents a late-career faculty development panel, Friday, October 21, 2005, Emerson Suite A, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is open to faculty and staff in the Ithaca College community. Feel free to come for all or part of the panel.

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Intramural XBox Tournaments

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 10/17/2005 

The office of recreational sports is hosting two XBox Tournaments on Thursday, October 27th in the Fitness Center. The entry deadline is this Friday, October 21st.

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Distinguished Visiting Writers

Contributed by Ann Cusmano on 10/15/2005 

For the School of Humanities and Sciences, the Department of Writing
offers two readings by this fall's Distinguished Visiting Writers.

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Compassionate Care Policy

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 10/14/2005 

Contributed for: Martha A. Turnbull, Director of Human Resources
Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The Office of Human Resources, vice-presidents, and supervisors have worked together on a number of occasions to provide special consideration and assistance to an employee who has been impacted by serious personal or family medical problems or other emergencies.

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Family Weekend 2005

Contributed by Brian McAree on 10/14/2005 

The 2005 Family Weekend will be held November 4 - 6. A full listing of events for the weekend is available on line at

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Flu vaccination clinic dates have been scheduled at the Hammond Health Center!

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Weigh To Go!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 10/13/2005 

Tired of carrying around those extra pounds you hoped you'd shed over summer? Never fear! Weight Watchers at Work is coming to the rescue! Our new session will be starting on November 1st (note correction from last notice), and we need YOU to make it successful!

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The year-long film series Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen: The Many Meanings of Family continues on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103, with a screening of “In My Shoes: Stories of Youth with LGBT Parents.” This will be the Ithaca area premier of this just released youth-produced documentary film by and about children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents.

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In response to the Student Government Resolution passed on February 22, 2005 addressing Ithaca College's commitment to sustainability, the default output mode for all orders placed with the Duplicating Center will be double-sided copies. Single-sided copies will be provided if specifically requested when ordering.

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Ithaca College School of Music faculty clarinetist Richard Faria will present a free recital on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Pianist Xak Bjerken and percussionist Rob Bridge will collaborate.

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Bear Sighting on Campus

Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/13/2005 

At about 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, an unidentified person reported sighting a black bear in the parking lot of Public Safety. Officers responded and located the animal near the Physical Plant Compost site. The officers monitored the bear until it left the campus westerly toward route 96B.

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