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Bruce Smith and two of his research students presented at the Ontario Ecology and Ethology Colloquium at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. May 2005.

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IC Family Picnic

Contributed by Bernard Hogben on 05/16/2005 

The Ithaca College family picnic is scheduled for Saturday June 11, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., rain or shine. Order tickets now.

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Patricia R. Zimmermann has been selected as one of three nationally recognized speakers at a kickoff event for a recently released new research report on the state of independent media, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC). The event will be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York City on June 2.

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Starting this week, e-mail roundups of new Intercom stories will be sent only once a week (Monday), as has become customary during the summer months.

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For more photos of this year's Commencement, see Gallery.
In his address at Ithaca College's 110th commencement on May 15, Ben Stein shared a few lines from his resume. In addition to hosting an Emmy Award-winning game show, Stein achieved cult status from his movie role as a droning economics teacher in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. A speechwriter for Presidents Nixon and Ford, Stein is an economist, a lawyer, and the author of more than 20 books. In Stein's estimation, however, his greatest accomplishment is his sense of gratitude.

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Don't Wait for Weight!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 05/14/2005 

Summer is quickly approaching, and with it potato salads, fancy desserts, and barbecues. Don't end up in despair at the end of the summer -- do something good for yourself NOW! Weight Watchers can help you get through the summer in good shape.

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Make a Splash at the IC Picnic

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 05/14/2005 

Has it always been your dream to make a splash at a major event? Have we got a deal for you!

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Bookstore and Mac's Closing Early

Contributed by Michael Bovi on 05/14/2005 

The Bookstore and Mac's will close at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, for a staff development meeting.
We will resume regular summer hours on Thursday, May 19, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The following are the facility hours of the Campus Center and its services from May 16 to August 23, 2005. These times are subject to change based on College events or unforeseen circumstances. If you anticipate any conflicts with your area in regard to the Campus Center facility, please contact me immediately at 274-7905.

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Eight of this year’s Ithaca College graduates will increase Ithaca College’s alumni presence in Teach for America classrooms next year.

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The Ithaca Journal made copies of the Friday, May 13, edition available free.

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A reminder that the reception to honor Sandra Herndon on the occasion of her retirement from Ithaca College will take place Monday May 16, 3:00-5:00 PM in Clark Lounge. Please drop by.

Summer hours at the Fitness Center begin on May 16.

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Check out the summer golf tournaments offered this year. You can print out the complete schedule and an entry form at Summer Golf Tournaments (PDF).

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You and your family are invited to the Commencement Eve Gala Concert on Saturday, May 14, at 8:30 p.m. in the Ben Light Gymnasium.

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Summer Outdoor Pool

Contributed by Brad Buchanan on 05/11/2005 

Summer is almost here and the outdoor pool policies for the season have been announced -- pool hours and memberships, swimming lessons, and more.

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New Dining General Manager

Contributed by David Prunty on 05/11/2005 

Following a national search, Jeff Scott has been selected as the new general manager of Dining Services by Sodexho Campus Services effective immediately.. Jeff has served as the director of dining operations at Ithaca since May, 2000. Please congratulate Jeff on his new position.

Update on Fall '05 Admissions

Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 05/11/2005 

There is good news from our Office of Admission. Our May 1st goal for deposits from incoming students has been met.

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The following is the dining services' schedule of operation for this weekend, May 13-15.

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Dean of H&S Howard Erlich has announced that the current single Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will formally divide into two separate departments on June 1, 2005, thereby allowing the distinctive strengths of each unit to continue to develop. Each department will retain its current location in Williams Hall.

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