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Updated Group Exercise Schedule

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 02/13/2009 

There are some new classes starting at the Fitness Center next week, so be sure to check out the newly updated Group Exercise and Group Cycling schedules!

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present poet and fiction writer Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Asma Barlas, Sean Eversley Bradwell, and Paula Ioanide of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity will be organizing a workshop for ALANA faculty as well as faculty interested in developing ALANA-focused curriculum on Thursday, February 19, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room.

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What: In February 2009 we will be launching the household survey component of COMPASS II-2.0. We are looking for volunteers to offer their time and skills to conduct telephone interviews with households in Tompkins County. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your community and help out with an interesting, valuable project.

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On Wednesday, February 18, the Wellness Clinic will be offering No Pressure Blood Pressure Clinics at the following locations and times:

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Like slam poetry? Want to open for Saul Williams?

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ITS is pleased to announce a return to a full computing workshop schedule for the spring 2009 semester!

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"I Am Diverse" ... Coming Soon

Contributed by Fred Chandra on 02/12/2009 

The Diversity Awareness Committee is proud to announce the start of the "i Am Diverse" campaign at Ithaca College.

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Friday, February 13, is the deadline for purchasing or renting regalia for the inauguration of President Rochon.

The Bookstore will not guarantee delivery after that date.

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The Ithaca College student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association has won Outstanding Student Chapter for the second year in a row.

This honor recognizes the chapter for its "incredible energy and activity, for innovation, and for serving as a model to other chapters in the country," according to Jeffrey Carter, ACDA's chair for youth and student activities.

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The "Best Practices for Online Teaching" panel will present specific techniques for teaching effectively in an online environment. Topics include: approaches to online teaching, establishing "presence," creating lively online discussions, using multimedia, Blackboard tips, and assessment.

If you teach online or are considering teaching online, please join the discussion.

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Speech Team Shines

Contributed by Scott Thomson on 02/12/2009 

The Ithaca College Speech and Debate Team concluded a very successful weekend on Sunday.

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I am recruiting volunteers -- infants, children, and adolescents -- for lab sessions in my Normal Motor Development physical therapy course.

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The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, which will perform in Ford Hall at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, March 27, garnered the Grammy Award for best large jazz ensemble album with its Monday Night Live at the Village Vanguard. Tickets for the Ithaca performance go on sale March 4; they're available by calling 607-273-4497 or visiting

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The next Sustainability Café will be held on Thursday, February 19, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 301 of the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. The focus of the presentation will be on how changes in the way you drive can help you "drive down" the costs of vehicle operation.

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Are you having trouble getting back into shape for spring break? Are the long hours in the gym just not paying off?

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Sunday, February 15th, our regularly scheduled worship service at 11:00 AM will take place.

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ShortLine/Coach USA is offering an express charter bus to the Boston area for semester break.

This bus will leave from the parking lot by the Park School at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, and will return Sunday, March 15, 2009, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

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The Dating Game

Contributed by Jason Rozet on 02/12/2009 

As Valentine’s Day comes around, we like to take a chance playing Cupid. The Dating Game has turned into a successful tradition of making couples out of strangers. Plus, we up the ante by adding casino tables for blackjack and poker.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/12/2009 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Marlene Barken, Donald Beachler, Elia Kacapyr, and Stephen Sweet. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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