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SGA has Seats Open in their Senate!

Contributed by Kyle James on 01/28/2015 

The following seats are open and need to be filled:

- Senator-At-Large (Anyone can run!)

- Transfer Student Senator (Transfer students only.)

- Graduate Student Liaison (Graduate students only.)

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"Where the money goes is a brutal mystery -- unless we plan and track our spending."

In the article, "Breaking Budget" in SH101 you can find:

  • Six concepts to help with budgeting (Example #4: Know your wants vs. your needs)
  • Tools for planning your spending (
  • How to make a credit card work for you

Here's the link:


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ITS offers technology workshops every week on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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The fragmentation and destruction of habitat is a primary cause of decline in wildlife populations. When development or irresponsible resource extraction occurs, critical habitat is often unwittingly harmed, simply because no one realizes that the area affected is an important denning, feeding, wintering or travel area for one or more species. The isolation of wildlife populations within fragmented habitats severely compromises the long-term well-being of many species as healthy ecosystem functions, services and resiliency declines over time. Climate change is accelerating fragmentation and habitat disruption.  

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Last year was so much fun, we're going to do it again!

Spots are filling up fast for our second annual international students' trip to Greek Peak for snow tubing!


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Interfashional Night is an annual event, hosted by the International Club of Ithaca College, presenting a fashion show of colorful outfits from around the world.




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Is Marijuana Use Getting Old?

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds on 01/27/2015 

 At this time of year, many students are considering reducing their use of marijuana, or quitting altogether. The Center for Health Promotion is here to help! The Guide To Quitting Cannabis, a self-help booklet, is available on our website for free download. For in-person support, one-on-one confidential meetings are also available through the BASICS Program. To make an appointment, simply send an email to


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Have you ever had a question about race but were uncomfortable or unsure how to ask? What does racism mean to you? How do you experience racism? How do you think racism has affected your and others’ lives? How do you cope with the effects? Who is responsible for eliminating racism? How might that happen?

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Tuesday, February 17  
9:00 to 1:00
Hotel Ithaca, 222 Cayuga Street, Ithaca

Sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute in partnership with Hospicare and Palliative Care Services and Cayuga Medical Center . 

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Holly G. Prigerson, Ph.D. on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, “On Being Mortal: The Human Hand in How We Die.” 

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Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Holly G. Prigerson, Ph.D. on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, “On Being Mortal: The Human Hand in How We Die.” 

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Please be aware that the U-Lot (Campus Center lot) will be closed for special event parking for the full duration of the day on Thursday, January 29. 

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ACE, the Ithaca College portal that provides access to Parnassus, Argus, Homer, IC Workflow and Advance, has been experiencing intermittent connectivity issues. ITS is actively working to identify and correct the problem. If you encounter this problem, a temporary solution is to wait about 10 minutes and then try again.

February is American Heart Month, a time to learn about your risks for heart disease and staying “heart healthy.” To celebrate, we will be hosting a Heart Health Trivia Challenge on the Mind, Body, Me Facebook page beginning on February 2nd. You do not have to be a member of Mind, Body, Me to participate!  

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Ithaca College has had a programmatic partnership with Longview – An Ithacare Community for the past 15 years.  Longview is a retirement community located on Danby Road up from the College’s main entrance.  It is run by the Ithacare Center Service Company, Inc.

As part of the partnership between Ithaca College and Longview, a student board member position was created for the Ithacare Board a number of years ago.  This was created to provide a student with an educational and leadership opportunity and to encourage student input into aspects of the Board function that touch on the IC/LV Partnership.  There will be an opening for a student member for the academic year 2015-2016.


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Pictured: Woody Harrelson at the Galway Film Fleadh (Festival)

Join us Wed., Jan 28th at 7pm in Park 223 to learn more about a unique study abroad program in Galway, Ireland.

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N.A.S.A. event, "7 WORDS THAT MATTER: A Visual Translation," scheduled in the Handwerker Gallery for thiscoming Thursday, January 29, at 6pm has been unfortunately CANCELED due to student scheduling conflicts.  Help us spread the word amongst colleagues and peers!

 The professional music fraternities Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha are holding their annual Rose and Serenade Sale.


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Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity and the varsity rowing team are working to raise funds with the annual "Row for Humanity."  



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Bob Ullrich, who contributed significantly to the advancement of the Ithaca College School of Business as its dean from 1998 to 2004, passed away on January 14 in Newport, Rhode Island, at the age of 75. His survivors include his wife, Portia, and children, Karl and Marie.

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