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As required by the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, Ithaca College monitors its annual greenhouse gas emissions. College-related travel contributes to these emissions, but is the most difficult source of emissions to track. Therefore, in an effort to better capture the number of travel miles covered by members of the Ithaca College community while traveling on College business, the Office of Travel Services has updated its expense report form.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 07/15/2008 

Quoted in the media: faculty and staff members Donald Beachler, Sandra Steingraber, Deb Pallozzi, Steven Siconolfi, and Jason Hamilton. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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The Caregiver Support Meeting will be held this Friday, July 18.

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Last spring, the campus hosted the Middle States visiting team, an event that marked the culmination of the three-year preparation of a self-study document detailing Ithaca College's fulfillment of the Middle States Standards for Accreditation. The seven-member team, chaired by President Joseph Gilmour of Wilkes University, spent three days on campus and presented its exit summary to an open forum of the campus community.

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As part of its ongoing series on college rivalries,'s College Sports cover story features Bomber coach Deb Pallozzi and the Ithaca-Cortland softball rivalry.

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President Tom Rochon invites all Ithaca College employees to our traditional summer ice cream social on Monday, July 28, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the Campus Center quad (rain location: IC Square).

In addition, please mark your calendar for Thursday, August 21, for the all-College staff meeting, which will be held in the Emerson Suites from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

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I would like to announce some staffing changes in the Office of the President based on recent developments.

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Open Lecture
Thursday, July 10
2:00 p.m.
323 Williams

Featured Faculty: Jason Hamilton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ecological Biology

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Submitted on behalf of Larry Metzger, dean of enrollment planning.

Lynnette Hatch, formerly Ithaca's associate registrar, has been appointed acting registrar.

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Ithaca College will host its annual summer blood drive on Wednesday, July 16, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

This drive is sponsored by Staff Council. Please consider donating.

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In the event a need arises, please know the Counseling Center is open during the summer and available to faculty, staff and students for consultation. Students enrolled in classes are also invited to meet with Counseling Center staff to address personal concerns.

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Matt Sullivan, Bruce Thompson, and former student Alex Williamson '05 have published a paper entitled "An Experiment on the Dynamics of Thermal Diffusion" in the July 2008 issue of the American Journal of Physics. The paper describes a unique experiment suitable for advanced undergraduate physics students, which determines the thermal properties of a substance using a thermal pulse technique.

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Have YOU used O.S.C.A.R. yet this year?

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Brooke Hansen on WEOS July 10

Contributed by Jack Rossen on 07/07/2008 

Brooke Hansen, associate professor of anthropology, will be featured on the radio program Out of Bounds this Thursday, July 10, at 7:00 p.m. on WEOS (88.1 in Ithaca).

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Asma Barlas, director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), presented her second Spinoza lecture, "Would Spinoza Understand Me? Europe, Islam, and the Mirror of Difference," on June 5 at the University of Amsterdam.

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E-mail Changes Coming Soon!

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 07/07/2008 

ITS is pleased to announce that a new e-mail system will be installed in a few weeks. In order to continue to provide stable and reliable email service to the campus community, this change is necessary.

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The Division of Graduate and Professional Studies is pleased to welcome Charleen Heidt to the GPS team as the Program Research and Marketing Manager. Charleen brings over 27 years of Strategic Marketing and Marketing Research experience to the position. She is an expert in Services Marketing having begun her management career in the hospitality industry with ARAMARK.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 07/03/2008 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Gary Sforzo, Kim Gregson, and Steve Seidman. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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Graduate and Professional Studies is delighted to welcome our new Washington Semester Program Director, Dr. Deborah Curry.

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If you ever use ICAirnet, the IC wireless network, this is "must-read" information for you!

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