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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 05/22/2008 

Quoted recently in the media were faculty members John Krout, Jack Rossen, Kim Gregson, Susan Swensen, and Jeff Cohen. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page on the Office of Media Relations website.

IC in the Media

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Ithaca College has been named to the second annual President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This distinction recognizes students, faculty, staff, and alumni for helping to build a culture of service and civic engagement in our nation. Liz Seale, chief operating officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service, announced the awards at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education.

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Submitted on behalf of C. William Schwab '68, Chair, Ithaca College Board of Trustees.

It gives me great pleasure to announce that President Peggy R. Williams has graciously agreed to postpone her sabbatical by one month and extend her presidency through June 30, 2008.

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[Editor's Note: Due to the weather, today's Beach Party will be held in IC Square and Emerson Suites.]

On Thursday, May 22, beginning at 1:00 p.m., there will be an employee recognition "Beach Party" on the Campus Center quad. The Office of Human Resources and Staff Council are excited to host this new event as we celebrate a successful year and have some fun!

We all have worked hard this year, and this event is designed to provide an opportunity to celebrate, relax, have some fun with colleagues, and initiate summer for the well-deserving employees of Ithaca College.

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ITS is currently planning for fall software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs.

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A Special Thank You!

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/21/2008 

As the chairperson of the Ithaca College Commencement Committee, I would like to thank each and every IC community member -- students, staff, and faculty -- who played a part in this year's Commencement ceremony.

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Junior Cory Petermann of the men's track and field team and freshman Marcia McCord of the women's track and field team will compete at this weekend's NCAA Championships. The meet will be held Thursday through Saturday at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

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This year an IC professor and one of his former students coincidentally announced that they had each discovered previously unknown letters by famous literary figures.

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The May 27 deadline is fast approaching for you to fill out the yellow "Hold at Phillips Hall P.O." card and to take it to the registrar's office if you desire to receive mail on campus during the summer.

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Please be aware that Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) will replace Internet Explorer 6 in labs and eClassrooms this summer.

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We have improved the procedure and forms for cash award scholarships and tuition remission benefits. The changes were made to help make the process of applying for educational benefits faster and more efficient. If you use or are planning to use these benefits, please note the following important changes.

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The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety is once again joining with hundreds of other state and local law enforcement and highway safety officials across the nation beginning Monday, May 19, through Sunday, June 1, 2008, in support of the "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement mobilization to help ensure all motorists are buckled up at all times.

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Jeff Holmes, assistant professor of psychology, published an article in the journal Teaching of Psychology, entitled "Teaching Traits and Constructs through Scale Construction: A Need and a Strategy."

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The next meeting for the IC Toastmasters Club is scheduled for Tuesday, May 27, at 9:00 a.m. in the Cayuga Lake room.

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Student Financial Services (combined bursar's and financial aid offices) will be closed on Friday, May 23, for an off-campus development program. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 27, following the Memorial Day holiday.

Please note that the office will be closed also from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, for the all-campus beach party.

Swim Lessons at the Outdoor Pool

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 05/20/2008 

The lifeguard staff at the outdoor pool will offer swim lessons for swimmers of all ages and abilities this summer!

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Golf, Anyone?

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 05/20/2008 

Recreational Sports has six golf tournaments lined up this summer for your playing pleasure. We invite everyone to play; friends and family are welcome to join in!

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We are pleased to announce that the Counseling Center will extend its daytime services to the campus during the summer.

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Renovation of Textor Lecture Halls

Contributed by Jeff Paddock on 05/19/2008 

Renovation of Textor Hall rooms 101, 102, and 103 is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 21.

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The Office of Parking and Traffic Services will be closed on Thursday, May 22, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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