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Contributed by Tanisha Graves for Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President for Human Resources

The Annual Salary Review process for non-bargaining unit staff and administration is now underway!

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TIAA-CREF One-on-One Sessions

Contributed by Natalia Pelttari on 03/28/2008 

We are pleased to announce the schedule of one-on-one counseling sessions with a representative from TIAA-CREF. Alicia Skaly, Individual Client Services Consultant, will be on campus twice a month to provide personalized advice and planning services to help you in pursuing your retirement goals.

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D.A.N. Online Community Launched!

Contributed by Michael Unis on 03/28/2008 

The national non-profit, Do Anything Nice (D.A.N.), has launched a new online community.

The national status of D.A.N. was founded at Ithaca College in 2005. It is the first student organization in Ithaca College's 116 year history to develop into a national non-profit.

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Traditional Housing Selection is here at last!

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The Ithaca College Library collection consists of over 350,000 items, plus 24/7 access to 150 databases containing journal articles, newspapers, statistics, audio files, and images.

To celebrate National Library week, April 13-19, we invite Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff to submit reviews of any book, DVD, sound recording, or database that enhances your scholarly work or personal life.

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Maksim Sipos '08 and associate professor Bruce Thompson published an article, "Electrodynamics on a Grid: The Finite-difference Time-domain Method Applied to Optics and Cloaking," in the April/May 2008 issue of the American Journal of Physics. This is a special "theme" issue on the role of computation in physics and physics teaching.

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Tango de Camara with Daniel Binelli will present a free concert as part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival on Wednesday, April 2, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

Bandoneon player extraordinaire, composer and tango legend Daniel Binelli will perform with IC School of Music faculty members Steven Mauk (saxophone), Pablo Cohen (classical guitar), and Nicholas Walker (double bass) in this special tango concert, which affords a rare opportunity to hear tango in all its virtuosity, complexity, counterpoints, camouflages, and collaborations.

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The Ithaca Wind Quintet will collaborate with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Kay and pianist Jairo Geronymo in an upcoming free concert on Thursday, April 3, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Kay will be featured on Schafer's "Minnelider" and Geronymo on a sextet by Mignone.

The program will be rounded out by an arrangement of Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" and a work entitled "Shout Chorus."

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Under the artistic direction of Sally Lamb, IC's contemporary chamber ensemble, Kulmusik, will present a free concert at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, in Ford Hall. The ensemble, which performs music for small groups of musicians written in the recent past, will feature a composition that won its composition competition: "Simplicity," by graduate student Roy Magnuson.

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Swim Lessons for All Ages

Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 03/27/2008 

The Ithaca College Women's Swimming and Diving Team is offering swimming lessons for all ages on the following Saturdays: April 5, 12, 19, and 26.

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IC Theatre presents six pieces of original choreography in "Dance: No Translation Needed." Dance professors Mary Corsaro, Amy Walker O'Brien, Elizabeth Livesay, and Lindsay Gilmour each choreograph unique stories using the language of movement and the traditions of tap, modern, ballet, and jazz.

One of the featured works is Gilmour's modern piece, "Nothing but the Sky," which honors 14 Tibetan nuns imprisoned in the late 1980s and early 1990s for peacefully demonstrating in Lhasa, Tibet, for the political and religious freedoms denied them since the Chinese government began occupation of Tibet over 40 years ago.

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Movie Monday at the Chapel

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 03/27/2008 

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest

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The deadline to apply as a Team Leader for one of the Jumpstart Programs has been extended to April 4th, 2008 at 5pm. We are looking for energetic, dynamic, dedicated, and involved students to serve as leaders for the Jumpstart programs. The programs provide an exciting opportunity for first year students to get a head start on their official transition to college. Be a leader for one of the following programs:
*Community Plunge – a service focused team based volunteer program
*ECHO – an outdoor camping and hiking adventure experience
*Lead-In – a high energy, interactive leadership development program
*NEW! Sustainable Community Challenge – an exploration of the local bio-region through touring and teamwork

To apply as a Team Leader for one of these programs download the application here:

For more information on the programs, contact Deb Mohlenhoff at or 274-3222.

One hour required, no preparation needed. $10 gift certificate to the IC Bookstore given to each participant

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Thursday March 27, 2008
12:10 - 1:00pm
Ithaca Falls Room, CAMPUS CENTER

Lunch will be served! Come, dine, fellowship, and get information!


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This event has been canceled due to the weather.

Join us Friday, March 28, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory (weather permitting).

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Reminder: Intercom Deadlines

Contributed by Chris Pollock on 03/27/2008 

The Intercom moderators would like to remind the campus community that the deadline for submitting an Intercom story is 3:00 p.m. the day before an e-mail roundup is sent out.

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iCAHP Presents: Health and Snack

Contributed by Charles Davis on 03/27/2008 

The Ithaca College Association of Healthcare Professionals will be hosting a speaker on the topic of "Health Care Options and Access to Care: The Feasibility of Covering Everyone".

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Ed Tech Day TODAY in Campus Center!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 03/27/2008 

Ed Tech Day is taking place TODAY in the Campus Center! Don't miss out on the exciting vendor displays and presentations and seeing the latest in technology innovations by Ithaca College faculty and staff members!

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Feel Your Boobies

Contributed by Amanda Bussett on 03/27/2008 

On Saturday, April 5, 2008 the Feel Your Boobies Foundation, a cancer awareness non-profit organization, is bringing their Boobies BusSM to Ithaca. The Boobies BusSM, will be making its first stop on the Ithaca Commons from noon to 4 p.m with the goal of reminding young women to “feel their boobies.” The Boobies celebration will then continue later Saturday night with a Boobies BashSM from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Second Floor Bar.

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