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Project Vote Smart's Voter's Self-Defense, presented on September 21 at 7:00 pm in the Emerson Suites, is a one-hour lecture/video presentation on ways we can protect ourselves from media manipulation and negative campaigning .

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David Marcus will serve as scholar in residence in the journalism department for the 2004-5 academic year.

Marcus began his journalism career in 1982 as an education reporter for the Miami Herald. Since then, working as a staff writer, columnist, and foreign correspondent for various newspapers, he has traveled to nearly 50 countries covering a range of events, including the rise of terrorism and the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Classes: Physics as a Case Study is the first colloquium, on Thursday, September 9, 12:10-1:00 in CNS 112. Note the atypical location. Refreshments will be provided.

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Are you experiencing difficulties with an aging parent or family member while continuing to juggle a job and family?

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition of the 2004 -2005 academic year. "Image/Word: The Intersection of Art and Literature" opens Thursday, September 2.

"Image/Word" features prints by Salvador Dali as well as contemporary book art by Nancy Callahan, Judith Levey-Kurlander and Zevi Blum, Buzz Spector, Susan Weisend, and artists from the Wells College Book Art Center.

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Service Learning -- Sociology

Contributed by Jonathan Laskowitz on 09/01/2004 

Instructor of sociology Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis MSW, CSW contributed a description of the service learning component of her course on family violence to the latest edition of Teaching About Families: A Collection of Essays, Syllabi, Projects and Assignments.

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John Confer Presents with Students

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/01/2004 

Two presentations were given at international conferences recently by associate professor of biology John Confer jointly with his students.

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Peter Melcher Presents at Cornell

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/01/2004 

Peter Melcher was an invited seminar speaker in the horticulture department's seminar series at Cornell University.

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Sandra Steingraber, Ithaca College's Distinguished Visiting Scholar, ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, will be giving a public presentation entitled "Living Downstream and the Legacy of Rachel Carson" on Tuesday, September 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Peter Johanns, assistant professor in the television and radio department at the Park School, has been selected to attend the 16th annual Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation faculty seminar in Los Angeles.

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Fall Workshop Schedule Now Available

Contributed by Dan Barrow on 08/31/2004 

The ITS fall workshop schedule is now available online.

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Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, TRFs for this pay period (08/23/04 - 09/05/04) should be submitted to the payroll office by 10:00 am on Thursday, September, 2.

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THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED 9/15/04. WATCH Intercom FOR UPDATES.

The next trip is on Saturday, October 23, 2004 to the Seneca Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.

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The Humanities and Sciences Faculty Senate will have its first meeting of the year in the conference room of the Campus Center on Friday, September 3, at 4 p.m. We welcome any interested faculty to attend. Dean Howard Erlich will discuss the upcoming year. The Senate will begin to outline its annual goals.

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Lee Bailey, philosophy/religion, presented a paper at the Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Prato, Italy in July, 2004.

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Lockout/Tagout Program

Contributed by Karen McGavin on 08/30/2004 

As required by federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations, Ithaca College has a lockout/tagout program that specifies procedures for isolating and controlling hazardous energy such as electricity while employees are engaged in maintenance and repairs of machines, equipment, and facilities.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute 2004 Fall Workshop Series will kick off on Wednesday, September 8.

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Welcome to 2004-2005 at IC

Contributed by David Maley on 08/29/2004 

Welcome to the 2004-2005 school year and to Intercom, the faculty and staff information center for Ithaca College. Through Intercom, all campus employees can learn about news, events, and developments across South Hill as well as receive news and notices from their IC colleagues.

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LGBT Center Open House

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 08/28/2004 

All Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend an open house for the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Education, Outreach, and Services.

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Welcome Boardman Place

Contributed by Karen McGavin on 08/28/2004 

The latest facility addition to the Ithaca College campus is now complete and in the process of being occupied.

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