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The recipients of the 2007-08 Faculty Excellence Awards are:

Excellence in Teaching:
Elisabeth Nonas
Associate Professor, Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts
Roy H. Park School of Communications

Excellence in Scholarship:
Patricia R. Zimmermann
Professor, Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts
Roy H. Park School of Communications

Excellence in Service:
Laurie Arliss
Professor, Department of Speech Communication
School of Humanities and Sciences

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The lunchtime Recreational Swim time has been extended on Mondays and Wednesdays.

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Please join us Thursday, April 24, for the official dedication of the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, a ground-to-roof, real-world example of environmental stewardship incorporating the highest principles of sustainable design. We'll have music, fanfare, refreshments, and a host of activities to usher in a new era for IC business.

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The last mandatory student driver safety class of the spring semester will be conducted Sunday, April 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Textor 102.

Advisers and supervisors of student drivers: it is important that you are aware of the rules your student drivers must follow! You can review these rules at:

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce that seven H&S faculty members have been awarded Experiential Learning Curriculum Enhancement Grants. These $500 grants are intended as a first step in a pilot project geared toward further integrating experiential learning opportunities for students into the H&S curriculum.

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Asia Night!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 04/15/2008 

Our Biggest Event of the Year!

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Passover Celebrations on Campus

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/15/2008 

Passover begins Saturday evening, April 19, at sundown and lasts through sunset Sunday, April 27.

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Asia Month: Break IC

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 04/15/2008 

Battles, Dancing, Drums. A night of momentum.

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Be Sustainable. Or Die.
You have one Earth. We all need it to live. Join the IC Environmental Society and numerous sponsors as we celebrate Earth Day (April 22) by hosting a weeklong series of events, speakers, and opportunities for celebration and education on environmental issues.

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The Caregiver Education and Support Group will meet from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, in the conference room in the Gerontology Institute, room 413 of the Center for Health Sciences (its usual location).

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The purchasing office is pleased to announce its revised website. We are here to assist you!

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The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association capped off a very successful year with multiple awards at the AMA International Collegiate Conference.

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Alumni Career Panel This Friday

Contributed by Wendy Hyman on 04/14/2008 

The English department is hosting a career panel! Recent alumni will share their experiences with current students this Friday, April 18, at 3:30 p.m. in the Cayuga Lake Room, Campus Center. The event is open to all!

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Ashley Patane '09 was one of 15 students nationwide chosen for a 2008 Vance L. Stickell Memorial Student Internship through the American Advertising Federation.

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Gordon Rowland, professor in the Department of Strategic Communication and chair of the communications graduate program, gave an invited keynote address for the design and technology special interest group (SIG) at the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) 2008 annual meeting.

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ICTV wins Five Pegasys Awards

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/14/2008 

ICTV received a total of five awards at this year's PEGASYS Awards for Cablecasting Excellence for the Public Access and Educational Access channels on Time Warner Cable in Tompkins County. ICTV was nominated in seven of the ten categories.

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In an article in Latin American Perspectives, assistant professor of sociology Alicia Swords and coauthor Ron Mize address a popular approach to tourism that focuses on the "tourist gaze" and the performance of tourism. They focus instead on the relations of consumption and production that make the tourist gaze possible, and that lead to displacement and exploitation of local people.

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Diane Gayeski Honored by ISPI

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/14/2008 

Diane M. Gayeski, associate dean of faculty and professor of strategic communication, received the Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award at the annual International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) conference.

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Performers from five area colleges and universities will gather at Ithaca College on Sunday, April 20, for an afternoon of jamming that will lead up to a free concert. Hosted by the Ithaca College Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the jam sessions will begin 1:30 in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The performance will begin in Ford Hall at 4:30 p.m.

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RecycleMania -- Final Results!

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/14/2008 


Our overall recycling rate was 3rd in the state (out of 6 schools) and 23rd in the nation (out of 79 schools).

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