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New Rates for AV Services

Contributed by Phil Huber on 09/21/2005 

Effective January 1, 2006 the rates for chargeback for audio visual production labor cost will rise to $8.50 an hour per technician to keep pace with the increase in the minimum wage.

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Stephen Sweet's article "Practicing Radical Pedagogy: Balancing Ideals with Institutional Constraints." will be published in the forthcoming book Excellent Teaching in the Excellent University: The Search for Voice Among Faculty and Students (Jerome Rebow [ed.]. Academic Press).

Gladys Ward to Retire

Contributed by Nancy Pringle on 09/21/2005 

After almost 25 years of service to Ithaca College, Gladys Ward, risk manager, will be retiring on October 14. Gladys will be moving to Princeton, New Jersey and then on to her home in Delaware. Gladys has developed a very customer-oriented risk management department during her time at the College and her presence will be missed by those who have worked closely with her over the years.

Susan Weisend, art, was invited to participate in a group exhibition of prints at the Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC, in July, 2005.

Her work was also part of a print portfolio exhibited in Berlin, Germany, in September, 2005.

Please join us at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22 for non-fiction readings by Bob Klier and student Sarah Roe of the Department of Writing. An open reading will follow.

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All faculty, staff, and administrators -- we need your help!

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Career Services is pleased to announce a special screening of the CNN documentary that follows four Teach For America teachers in some of our nation’s toughest schools.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Edna Novak will be visiting campus on Monday, September 26 to provide students with information about the Teach For America program.

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Professor of Politics Asma Barlas presented a talk on "Women Encountering
the Qur'an: Scripture, Reading, and Authority," in the Islamic Studies Program
of George Mason University, Virginia, on Sept. 19th.

Her book chapter, "Globalizing Equality: Muslim Women, Theology, and
Feminisms," has been published in On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the
Global Era, Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone (ed.), NY: The Feminist Press, 2005.

Academic Advising Workshop

Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald on 09/21/2005 

During the 2005-06 academic year, the Office of the Provost and the Center for Faculty Excellence will offer a series of 3 workshops on academic advising. You are cordially invited. The series opens on September 26th with a workshop to be given by Denise Benjamin-McDermitt, assistant registrar, on all the forms, processes, and elements of Degree Navigator you will need to keep in mind when advising a student.

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Orange Friday! 9-30-2005

Contributed by Beth Harris on 09/21/2005 

The Students for a Just Peace write:

We are calling on all students and faculty members who oppose the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to unite and make our voices heard through a day of education. Events will be held on the Commons, as well as at Cornell and Ithaca College starting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2005, when we meet at the Textor Ball to march down to the Commons to kick off Orange Friday.

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Fall 2005 Enrollment Report

Contributed by Christopher Knauer on 09/20/2005 

The fall 2005 Enrollment Report is available at:

T-Rex Dinner Dance and Auction - October 1

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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/20/2005 

Tuesday, Sept 27, 7 pm, Klingenstein Lounge: Premed Panel

Thinking about a career in the health professions? Save this Date!!

Come to a panel of representatives from a variety of health care fields. Each representative will talk about the profession and what you need to do to pursue that profession. The panel will include representatives from: - allopathic medicine - osteopathic medicine - veterinary medicine - dentistry - chiropractic medicine - optometry Other professions may also be added (a final list will be available prior to the panel).

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We need your help to prepare for the Middle States ten-year re-accreditation review!

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Student Activities Board Films present.... Madagascar and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Come enjoy a chance to see 2 great films in one weekend and bring a friend.

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Would you like to help students analyze, understand, and cope with Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath?

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Student Diversity Council Forming

Contributed by Terry Martinez on 09/20/2005 

Jennifer Genova, Co-Director of the SGA Diversity Council, is seeking as much student participation as possible to be part of the Diversity Council. She writes...

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Power Shut Down October 15th

Contributed by Lori Ray on 09/20/2005 

It will be necessary to have a power shutdown on Saturday, October 15th from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This shut down is required to upgrade one of the transformers in the campus substation.

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Gregory Page will speak about his work currently on display in “Tradition and Innovation: Plaster and Page” at the Handwerker Gallery at 12:15 pm on Thursday, September 22.

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