intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password



Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Mary Arlin Retirement Reception

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/17/2006 

Professor of Music Theory Mary Arlin will retire at the end of the spring 2006 semester, after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1966.

The campus community is cordially invited to attend a reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4th in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center to honor Professor Arlin’s distinguished career and countless contributions to Ithaca College.

A book of memories is being created, and members of the campus community are invited to send letters directly to Dean Art Ostrander at or to his attention c/o the School of Music, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850.

What do you think about landscaping at Ithaca College?

Read more . . . (90 words)

IC Unbound Presents Suite Moves

Contributed by Lauryn Tillery on 04/17/2006 

Come see IC Unbound's spring semester show on Sunday, April 23rd.

Showings at 2:00 and at 8:00

Emerson Suites

Buy tickets in advance for $3.00 at the Rec Center or $5.00 at the door.

For more information, email us at

Ithaca College Flea Market

Contributed by Erica Shockley on 04/17/2006 

Want to make some extra cash before the end of the year?

Read more . . . (160 words)

iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine, has published it's third April edition.

iMPrint now updates every week. For up-to-the-minute story additions, click 'subscribe' (it's free!)

Here's a look at this week's stories:

Read more . . . (175 words)

Contributed by Tanisha Graves for Cindy Reckdenwald, Director of Compensation & Organizational Design

Having accurate job descriptions is an essential part of our compensation program. This is just a reminder that all information and forms related to the Compensation Review Project’s Job Description Analysis must be completed and forwarded to the Office of Human Resources by April 21, 2006.

Read more . . . (128 words)

Joseph Hylander and Anna Wolf will speak about occupational therapy in different countries on Thursday, April 20, at noon in the Center for Health Sciences 208. We invite you to come celebrate Occupational Therapy Month. All are welcome to attend.

Biology Honors Research: April 19

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 04/14/2006 

Darrin Bann
Honors Research Presentation

4:00 p.m.
Center for Natural Sciences 112

Everyone is invited to attend. Come and learn what he has been working on with Susan Swensen!

Refreshments beforehand* (3:45 to 4:00 p.m.) in first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

Read more . . . (1 words)

Friday, April 21, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
2nd Floor, Center for Natural Sciences
Sponsored by the CNS Sustainability Group

See the Displays on:
Student Sustainability Research Projects
REMP Activities
Solar Panel Uses
Wind Turbine
Earth Café
Students for Sustainability Activities
Chapel Pond Solar Fountain Information & Tours

Light refreshments will be available.

Spring 2006
303-30200 Junior Research Symposium

Center for Natural Sciences 112
April 25-27
4:00 p.m each day

Everyone is invited to attend the student presentations. Come and learn what they have been working on in the faculty research labs!

Read more . . . (20 words)

Free Film Screening: "Bubble"

Contributed by Vikki Hammond on 04/14/2006 

Free Film Screening: "Bubble" Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103

Read more . . . (102 words)

Lunchtime Salon

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 04/14/2006 

On Tuesday, April 18, a catered Lunchtime Salon will be held in the Handwerker Gallery from noon to 2 p.m. to give students, faculty, staff, and the public the chance to eat, drink, and discuss work in the 2006 Senior Show.

Read more . . . (29 words)

Selections from the 25th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival will be presented by festival director, John Columbus, on Monday, April 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Park Auditorium.

Black Maria, an international juried competition and touring that recognizes cutting-edge work in experimental, documentary, and animation film and video, has recently begun a special collaboration with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar.

Read more . . . (87 words)

End of the Year Receptions/Picnics

Contributed by Brian McAree on 04/14/2006 

It is that time of year again when picnics, receptions and banquets are held to celebrate the completion of the academic year, students’ accomplishments, and Commencement. Many times, such events take place off campus, at private homes, and other locations. If alcohol will be available for students in attendance, it is important to remember the responsibilities that are associated with such an event.

Read more . . . (292 words)

Glacier Mountaineering Course

Contributed by Lana Morse on 04/14/2006 

Glacier Mountaineering Course offered during Summer Session 2006.

Read more . . . (166 words)

Laser Cartridge Recycling Change

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/14/2006 

Due to the increase in transportation costs, REMP is asking that individual laser cartridges be recycled using the pre-paid shipping label that accompanies the installation instruction in the box with each new replacement cartridge. This applies only to laser catridges, not small ink jet cartridges than may still be sent for recycling using the pre-paid plastic envelopes.

Read more . . . (167 words)

The last colloquium of the year is a conversation with colleagues led by Michael Smith, history, and Stacia Zabusky, anthropology. It takes place on Thursday, April 20, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. Inspired by the 2005 Summer Institute and other sources, these two faculty members introduced learning portfolios in fall 2005. This presentation includes their own experiences and those of their students.

Read more . . . (138 words)

Assistant professor Gossa Tsegaye will screen his film, "Vision of the Struggle: The Willard Straight Take Over," as part of a faculty colloquium on Tuesday, April 18, at 12:05 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

This film documents a local campus event that took place in 1969. At first it seemed of interest only to the Cornell campus community, but it later became of national and international significance.

Join Ithacappella Friday evening (4/14) for our Block Four Concert...the last one for the year! Come say goodbye to our seniors at 7pm in the Emerson Suites...admission is free! CDs will also be available after the concert. Don't miss it!

Need a job for Fall Semester?

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/13/2006 

Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

Read more . . . (43 words)

recent stories

News and Notices

Lectures and Presentations

Arts and Performances

Learning Opportunities

News for Faculty

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News