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The Class of 2008 is raising funds to endow a "scholarship for experiential learning" (unpaid internships) as its senior class gift. They have set a goal of $25,000 for the project, and $35,000 for the overall campaign. They are well on their way toward achieving these goals, but need some assistance from the Ithaca College community.

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Leigh Ann Vaughn, associate professor of psychology, presented the poster, "Mood and the Concerns That Direct One's Goal Pursuit: Evidence of Value from Regulatory Fit," at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Friday, February 8, 2008.

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The Print Shop and Print Media Services (duplicating) will be attending a staff development program the afternoon of Monday, February 18.

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On Monday, February 18, at 4:00 p.m., Sarah Brylinsky and Kendra Lynn will tackle one of our more unusual topics: "Sustainable Menstruation." This Sustainability Café will be held in Room 204 in the School of Business.

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LGBT Awareness Month Approaches

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 02/13/2008 

Are you planning a campus event, activity, lecture, happening, or celebration with a LGBT theme in April? Is your student group, organization, or department discussing programming or events in conjunction with the campus observance of LGBT Awareness Month in April? And are you wondering about ways to get out the word on campus about your event to maximize interest and attendance?

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Make-up Artists Needed!

Contributed by Cornell Woodson on 02/13/2008 

The 2008 Fashion Show is looking for make-up artists to help us out on the day of the show, Friday, April 4, 2008.

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* Food * Dessert * Wine Tasting * Live Entertainment * Raffles * Prizes *

Come celebrate the countdown to graduation with your classmates, faculty, and staff!

With one ticket, you'll receive food, dessert, wine tastings, and the opportunity to see Voicestream! The event is Sunday, February 24, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the new business school atrium.

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[ithaca Forward] recently launched a program to recognize 40 outstanding young professionals, collegians and high school students in Tompkins County. The Tompkins County 40 under 40 Awards Program will recognize these young people for their efforts in their communities, their schools and their professions.

It's important to note that, of these recipients, 13 awards have been reserved for high school and college students. Please nominate one or several young people/professionals you know for an inaugural Tompkins County 40 under 40 award by visiting the [ithaca Forward] website at

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Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) will show a film called Welcome to the Party on Tuesday, February 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Williams 225.

Created by West Virginia University students in 2006, the movie addresses sexual assault, binge drinking, and drug abuse.

Interested in SAFER? E-mail or come to meetings every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in Williams 219.

The Technology Learning Center (TLC) is pleased to offer a variety of free software workshops for the Spring 2008 semester!

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Nancy Rader, professor of psychology, presents a faculty colloquium, "Cognitive and Emotional Effects After 13 Days of Underwater Isolation: Data from the BioSUB Project," on Thursday, February 14, 12:10-1:00 p.m., Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center.

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Assistant chemistry professor Akiko Fillinger and IC students Clifford J. Engel, Thomas A. Polson, Jace R. Spado, and Jennifer M. Bell published "Photoelectrochemistry of Porous p-Cu2O Films" in the Journal of the Electrochemical Society, volume 155, issue 3, F37-F42 (2008).

How did Ithaca do in week one? Not bad, but there's a lot of room for improvement!

We are competing in four categories of Recyclemania: Grand Champion, Per Capita Classic, Waste Minimization, and Gorilla Prize.

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The IC Players present live performances of The Vagina Monologues February 16 and 17, plus a Friday night screening of a V-Day documentary!

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The Student Alliance for Israel is bringing Eli Deutsch to campus on Monday, February 18, at 8:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room in Campus Center. Deutsch will speak about Israel's people, culture, and Kabbalah beliefs.

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Don't miss out on jobs, internships, scholarships and shadow opportunities. Read the latest Opportunity Knocks for everything that you need to know!

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Alicia Swords, assistant professor of sociology, has a written an article entitled, "Neozapatista Network Politics: Transforming Democracy and Development."

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Congratulations to our latest Passport To Your Future winners, Brittany Pierce and Shawn Pinney!

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Howard S. Erlich, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, enters his second year of a two-year term as chair of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD).

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The Caregiver Education and Support Group will meet on Friday, February 15, from noon to 1:00 p.m. This meeting will be held in the Center for Health Science, room 413.

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