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Vice President for Enrollment and Communication Eric Maguire has accepted a position at Franklin & Marshall College as vice president and dean of admission and financial aid. This marks a return to F&M for Maguire, who had served there for nine years in positions of increasing responsibility in admissions and enrollment management before joining Ithaca College in 2009.

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Teaching a summer course? Have end of the semester questions on Sakai, Turning Technologies, Turnitin? Want to get started building your fall courses?  ITS has set up some drop-in hours with professional staff on these technologies, course design, screen casting, web conferencing, ipads, paperless grading, etc.

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Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, has published an essay on “Qur'anic Hermeneutics and Women's Liberation” in The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West, edited by Edward E. Curtis. The essay is the text of Barlas' address to the first International Congress on Islamic Feminism that was held in Barcelona, Spain.


The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West: Edward E. Curtis: Bloomsbury Academic
For more than a millennium, Islam has been a vital part of Western civilization. Today, however, it is sometimes assumed that Islam is a foreign element


 The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs celebrated and honored the leadership, involvement, service, and scholarship of our students at our annual OSEMA Recognition Ceremony on Monday, April 27. Below is a list of our award recipients. If you see these students around campus, please congratulate them on their dedication to the Ithaca College campus community!

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Performance Review Reminder

Contributed by Jane Ray on 05/07/2015 

The Online Performance Review process for 2014-15 is currently available to staff.  All staff members can access the self-assessment form through Employee Self-Service in Parnassus. 

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ITS is upgrading Sakai for the Fall 2015 term with many new features (including a search tool) and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility. 

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Please join the Academic Advising Center for a farewell reception for Mel Jensen on Thursday, May 28th from 3-4:30pm in Room 124 at Rothschild Place. 


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As we prepare for our 120th Commencement on Sunday, May 17, 2015, we would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession.  The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad.  Please look for the signs indicating where each school should start lining up.  The academic procession will begin promptly at 8:50 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.  All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m. 

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Looking for new members? Interested in advertising an upcoming event to a large group of people? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to have a table at the Fall Student Organization Fair on September 2 on the Campus Center Quad (Rain location: Emerson Suites) from 10am-3pm. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up.
To request space at the fair, please complete the 2015 Fall Student Organization Fair sign up form by August 26, 2015.

 Like creative arts and experiencing that with others? Will you be in Ithaca this Summer? Check out IC's HEARD Program and see what it has for you!



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The Diversity Awareness Committee is happy to present the Aspire Dance Company. Through performing, they are dedicated to changing the perception of dance and disability, one audience at a time.




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Rideshare and Save!

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 05/06/2015 

If you're hitting the road for a weekend or just need to get away, post a trip on Zimride to match up and save!



Take a Writing course wherever you are! The Ithaca College Writing Department offers several online courses during the summer.

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Congratulations to the 2015 ALANA Senior Awards and African Latino Society (ALS) Alumni Memorial Scholarship recipients!

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Congratulations to the following School of Business seniors who scored in the top ten percent of Ithaca College students taking the ETS -Major Field Test (MFT) in Business this academic year: 

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Math Exploration Day

Contributed by Teresa Moore on 05/06/2015 

A total of 140 students and 15 teachers from 10 regional high schools attended the 11th annual Ithaca College Math Exploration Day on April 13, 2015.

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The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is accepting applications for a Parking and Visitor Engagement Assistant.

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Stop in and see what your textbooks are worth today!

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Come check out their samples and place your order!

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Dr. Heinz and Dr. Judith Koch are co-authors of a paper with Professor Masaaki Mishima, Kyushu University, in the Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan.  Justin Biffinger '97 & Patrick Han '98 each did one summer of research in Mishima's laboratory. 

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