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Join us for the annual Emerson Hall HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR!! The residents of Emerson Hall invite you to a night of trick-or-treating and festivities for children and families of faculty and staff of the Ithaca College community. This year the event will take place on Sunday, October 29, 2006 from 6pm to 8pm.

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Campus Sustainability Day will be held this Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in various areas in the Campus Center. This annual celebration showcases what our campus community is doing to advance sustainability. The daylong event features displays and demonstrations by campus groups and departments and presentations by faculty, students, and special guests.

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As a preview event at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, in Textor 103, the evening before Campus Sustainability Day, Anthony Cortese will present "How Ithaca College and Cornell University Can Help Lead Society on a Healthy, Just, Secure, and Sustainable Path."

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Winter break student employment

Contributed by Denise Duve' on 10/23/2006 

The Bookstore is now accepting applications for Winter break student employment. Must be available to work January 2nd through January 19th.

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Andrei Guruianu’s first full-length collection of poetry, Days When I Saw
the Horizon Bleed, was published in September by New York-based FootHills
Publishing. The poems in the book range from recollections of his
childhood in Romania, life as a young immigrant to the United States and
his experiences living now as a writer in upstate New York. Guruianu is a
lecturer in the writing department. Guruianu is also a freelance writer and columnist for Binghamton’s Press &

Antonio DiRenzo delivered the keynote address, "And the Violent Bear It Away: Flannery
O'Connor and the Menace of Apocalyptic Terrorism," at a national
conference called Flannery O'Connor and the Age of Terror in Grand Rapids,
Michigan, October 5 to 7. The keynote detailed the history of violent
fundamentalist millenarian sects from the fourth century to the present.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), established in 1995 as a world wide independent forum for academics and researchers, has accepted a paper from Dr. Liz Callaghan/Sociology. The paper: Women, Agency and Life Changes, will be presented in Athens, Greece on May 15th, 2007.

Cortaca Jug Football tickets will go on sale at Cortland and Ithaca College on Oct. 30.


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Cortaca Jug football tickets will go on sale at Cortland and Ithaca College on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

A limited number of tickets are available.

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All students, staff, and faculty are invited to join us for prepared and impromptu speeches.

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Middle Eastern Jewish Music at IC

Contributed by Jill Goldsmith on 10/22/2006 

Get your groove on with Galeet Dardashti and her all-woman quartet Divahn, winner of the 2005 Jewish Music Awards for best middle eastern blend.

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Introducing a brand new group exercise class, starting Tuesday, 10/24.

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Family Weekend 2006

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/22/2006 

The 2006 Family Weekend will be held October 27 to 29. A full listing of events for the weekend is available on line at

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As part of the Student Leadership Institute, Kim Conrad & Sybil Conrad present “What Do You Want and How Do You Get It?” on Tuesday, October 24 at 12:05 p.m. in Williams 221.

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Re-enrollment is right around the corner. The Benefits Department needs your help in making sure that you have designated your beneficiaries in Benefits Self-Service. It is important that all necessary information including name, address, date of birth, and social security number is recorded.

Important Note: Even if you have completed and submitted a paper form designating your beneficiaries, you will still need to designate your beneficiaries online (see instructions below).

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The Tompkins-Cortland County chapter of Habitat for Humanity has joined forces with the Cornell University and Ithaca College campus Habitat chapters to build the frame of a house that will be transported to Harrison County, Mississippi. Operation: Home Delivery has provided families affected by Hurricane Katrina a new home in the Habitat tradition, while using volunteer labor from across the country. Community volunteers are welcome in the Lowe’s parking lot on Saturday, October 28th, from 10am to 5pm. No advance volunteer sign up is required.

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Auto Accident Claims Life of Student

Contributed by David Maley on 10/21/2006 

It is with the greatest of regret that I must inform the Ithaca College community of the death of one of our students. Senior Danielle Goren was killed in an automobile accident on Friday, October 20, while traveling to Washington, DC.

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ITS Is Hiring For the Spring Semester!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 10/21/2006 

Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place when you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services (ITS) for a spring job.

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Susan Swensen and Jason Hamilton jointly presented a talk entitled "Broadening Participation in Sustainability" at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, in October.

Their presentation outlined how sustainability has spread through the Ithaca College campus and what events have been important in broadening participation by faculty and students.

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The Ithaca College email system will be unavailable on Friday, October 27th from 4:00 pm to midnight while system maintenance is performed.

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