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A new interdisciplinary course for freshmen & sophomores, Media Literacy & Popular Culture, is being offered through the department of Culture & Communication in DIIS, taught by Cyndy Scheibe from the dept. of psychology.

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Through a generous gift, Jay ’72 and Judith ’73 Linden have established the Linden Center for Creativity and Aging in Ithaca College’s Gerontology Institute. The center will explore and encourage ways that creativity and the creative arts can enhance the quality of life for older adults. It will also engage students with elders through mentoring programs and other activities as well as help students become acquainted with careers that will serve this expanding segment of the population. Read the press release about the opening of the center.

An Ithaca College employee has been honored by the Ithaca Rotary Club with a "Pride of Workmanship" award. Groundskeeper Victor Rosa was one of four local residents recognized at the October 31 award ceremony at the Holiday Inn.

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iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine has posted new articles for the week. Check out iMPrint daily at for the latest features and blog posts.

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Mac OS 10.5 and Wireless Access

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 10/31/2007 

Users of Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) should be aware that this new version of the Mac operating system cannot successfully connect to the IC wireless network.

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Staples Lunch 'N Learn

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 10/31/2007 

The Ithaca College Purchasing Department, Staples Business Advantage and Avery Dennison brand products are pleased to sponsor another Lunch ‘N Learn seminar on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge Campus Center.

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Monday, November 5th, 7:00 p.m. Clark Lounge

Did anyone ever show you the correct way to use a condom? How great would it be to get answers to your questions about sex? This program will include up-to-date facts on birth control options, STI prevention and sexual communication for people of all genders and sexual orientations. Pamphlets, condoms, and safer sex supplies will be available!

Sponsored by the Health Promotion Committee

Please be aware of the following deadlines to submit forms to the Office of Human Resources to receive Tuition Remission and Cash Awards benefits.

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USA Today College Academic Team

Contributed by Hugh Egan on 10/31/2007 

USA Today invites self-nominations for the USA Today College Academic Team. Students must register electronically and be screened for eligibility. Final applications are due November 30, 2007.

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Family Weekend Ring Sale

Contributed by Denise Duve' on 10/31/2007 

Jostens Representative at the Bookstore November 1st - 3rd, 10am -3pm.

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Thank You to everyone who participated or planned the Emerson Halloween Extravaganza: “The World of Hogwarts.”

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Locks of Love November 5

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 10/31/2007 

Hillel is cutting hair on campus!
The Shoshana Rudnick Inch-a-Thon

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Celebrate Veterans Day with IC

Contributed by Patricia Phelps on 10/31/2007 

This fifth annual event will honor a Vietnam veteran and feature choral music.

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Jason Freitag has published "Tod's Annals as Archive and History" in James Tod's Rajasthan, edited by Giles Tillotson, Mumbai: Marg Publications (2007).

ShortLine/Coach USA is offering an express charter bus to the Boston area for Thanksgiving break.

This bus will leave from the parking lot by the Park School at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2007, and will return Sunday, November 25, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

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The December 1, 2007, bus trip to New York City is sold out! Not too often do paid passengers cancel. However, you are welcome to e-mail us at to be put on our waiting list.

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The Full Monty Opens Tonight

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 10/31/2007 

Ithaca College Theatre presents The Full Monty, written by Terrence McNally with a score by David Yazbek. Performances begin October 30. Ticket prices range from $4.50 to $10 and can be purchased by calling 274-3224 or visiting The Full Monty contains nudity and adult language. It is not suitable for persons younger than 13 years of age.

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WICB's coverage of Bombers Football begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday with Countdown to Kickoff, hosted by Robert Schroeder and Evan Heidenrich. This week's guests include Bomber head coach Mike Welch, linebacker John Scanlon, and safety Ryan Terlecki.

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IC Toastmaster Meeting

Contributed by Jane Ray on 10/31/2007 

The next meeting for the IC Toastmasters Club is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, at 9:00 a.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room.

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The National Office of Sigma Iota Epsilon Management Honorary has announced the winners of the 2007 national undergraduate scholarship competition. Two of five national scholars, one of two runners-up, and three honorable mention recipients are Ithaca College SIE members.

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