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Summer Job Opportunity: Lifeguard

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 03/05/2008 

Recreational Sports is now accepting applications for summer 2008 lifeguards for the indoor and outdoor pools.

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Contributed on behalf of C. William Schwab '68, chair, board of trustees

Last week I sent an Intercom message to the campus community with the schedule of presidential candidate visits and indicating that the Presidential Search Committee would be sharing the names of the finalists in the very near future.

I had hoped that I would be able to provide the names prior to students and faculty departing this Friday for the much needed spring break. However, due to scheduling considerations for the candidates, the first announcement will not be able to be made until next week. I realize that this may not be optimal for those of you who will be traveling over the break period. However, I am doing my best to accommodate the needs of our finalists and to ensure a successful visit for each candidate.

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Wellness Clinic Blog

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 03/05/2008 

The Wellness Clinic website ( now has a blog!

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce the spring 2008 Educational Grant Initiative Awards. These are awards are supported by the generous donations of alumni to the H&S Ithaca Fund.

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Study-Abroad Scholarships from IIE

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 03/05/2008 

The Institute of International Education (IIE) sponsors a variety of scholarships for students planning a summer, semester, or year abroad. Deadlines are rapidly approaching for the summer and fall 2008 and/or 2008-09 academic year award cycles.

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Sara Holmes, an environmental studies major with a concentration in anthropology, and Lisa Paciulli, assistant professor of anthropology and environmental studies steering committee member, were awarded a Mellon Research Initiative by Lewis and Clark College's environmental studies program (ESP).

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Russell Robinson, CEO of the Jewish National Fund, will speak on Monday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room.

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If you are an undergraduate student and seeking financial aid for summer, then you must complete a Summer School Aid Application. The deadline for applying April 1, 2008.

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Park T-Shirt Sales End FRIDAY!

Contributed by Chelsea Theis on 03/04/2008 

Act fast -- Park shirt sales end Friday!

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Add Bonus Bucks and Win an iPod!

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 03/04/2008 

***Now through April 30, students who add Bonus Bucks are entered into a raffle to win a free iPod!***

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, assistant provost/dean of interdisciplinary and international studies

On behalf of the Office of International Programs and the Ithaca College London Center, I am pleased to announce the 2008-09 London Faculty Sabbatical recipients.

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May Faculty Institute Announced!

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 03/04/2008 

"Faculty Learning Communities and the Finger Lakes Project"
Tuesday, May 20 - Thursday, May 22

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Greetings and best wishes to everyone as the semester hits its midpoint. Returning home for spring break can be wonderful and exciting, but sometimes stressful. This new addition to the LGBT Center website provides a list of resources full of information, support, and diversion created especially for you during spring break.

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Applications for the Washington, D.C., Summer Internship Scholarship are now available from the Office of Career Services.

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Fitness Center Spring Break Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/03/2008 

Please note the Fitness Center hours beginning Friday, March 7.

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The Occupational and Physical Therapy Clinic, located in the Center for Health Sciences, will begin offering limited physical therapy services for infants and young children with neurodevelopmental problems, starting March 20, 2008.

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Brooke Hansen, of the Department of Anthropology, spoke on Saturday, March 1, at the sixth annual Ithaca College Women in Leadership Experience in Seneca Falls (renowned as the birthplace of women's rights).

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Project Look Sharp, a media literacy initiative under the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies, has been awarded a grant from Robert Schumann for $12,500 to update two of its multimedia curriculum kits: "Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns" (to include the 2008 election) and "Media Construction of the Middle East."

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John Krout, director of the Gerontology Institute, and Peggy McKernan, research analyst with the Office of Institutional Research and a former institute employee, recently learned that one of their papers was honored by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE). The David A. Peterson Award winners were announced at the organization's annual conference which was held in Baltimore in February.

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Applications for the Washington, D.C. Summer Internship Scholarship are now available from the Office of Career Services.

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