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Reminder of the parking and traffic changes as they relate to site preparation for the new Business School beginning on Monday, April 24. Please see below for details.

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There are so many things to do as the semester ends, don’t forget about your mail! We offer the following suggestions to help provide continuity in your mail-related services.

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The New York Press Association has named The Ithacan the best student newspaper in New York State for 2005. The award was presented at the NYPA's annual convention in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., April 9.

The Ithacan captured the award for the sixth time in seven years, first winning the award for General Excellence in the weekly newspaper division and then besting the Syracuse University Daily Orange, which won the award for General Excellence in the daily division, for best newspaper overall. Judges reported that The Ithacan had garnered more than twice as many points as its closest competitor in the competition.

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IC parents Ken Shuldman and Rich Newberg will join with Hillel to present a program on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Monday, April 24, at 8:00 p.m., Textor 101.

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A retirement reception for Garry Brodhead, Associate Provost, will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 from 4:30pm - 6:00pm in the McHenry Lobby of Whalen Center. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.

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Show your gratitude, bring the entire office to the Tower Club Restaurant for lunch!

In Honor of Administrative Assistants' Week (April 24 - 28, 2006) the Tower Club Restaurant will feature a tantalizing lunch buffet each day.
(You can view each day's menu on the web at

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Would you like to help the Red Cross Club here at IC raise money for our local chapter and neighbors?

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This year’s recipients of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award are among a select group of the top one percent of students at Ithaca College.

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The spring 2006 issue of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

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Each year the Center for Teacher Education (soon to become the Department of Education) publishes the Partnership in Teaching booklet. The booklet is a registry of Ithaca College “partners,” and lists faculty as well as staff, and their areas of expertise in the form of presentations available to local schools.

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Job for Fall Semester

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/17/2006 

Do you need a JOB for the Fall ‘06 Semester?

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Food/Toiletries Drive

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 04/17/2006 

CSLI Leader*Quest will be holding a food / toiletries drive for the Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard to help fighting poverty in Tompkins County from April 17 - 21. Bins will be located in the lobbies of the Quads, Towers, and Terrace 5 - 8. If you have any food or unopened toiletries that you will not be needing for the rest of the year donate them to a good cause. Got extra bonus bucks? Spend them on a good cause too by purchasing an item to place in the bins.

For more information, contact Kristen Brunello,

Professor Anna Larsen, Chemistry Department, has won a $35,000.00 Grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Advisory Board. The title for the grant proposal: "Advancing Organometallic Catalysis via Incorporating Weakly-Coordinating Carborane Anions into Cationic Half-Sandwich Electrophilic Complexes,". Congratulations on submitting such an outstanding proposal!!

To All Ithaca College Students:

With the end of the academic year fast approaching, we wanted to remind all Ithaca College students to act responsibly and be safe. In particular, for those students who live off-campus in the Ithaca community or attend gatherings off-campus, we ask for your cooperation in insuring that a respectful and civil atmosphere is maintained and that the rights of our neighbors are not violated.

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General Services - Power Failure

Contributed by Karen McGavin on 04/17/2006 

General Services is experiencing a power failure at this time.

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As part of IC's Earth Week celebration the students from Michael Smith's History of American Environmental Thought class will be presenting their research into local environmental history at the History Center from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19.

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Not Your Mother's Shakespeare

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 04/17/2006 

Ithaca College Theatre will present “Twelfth Night,” Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identities, bewildering desires, practical jokes, and ribald revelry. Performances will be held at 8:00 p.m. on April 18, 20, 21, and 22, with 2:00 p.m. matinees on April 22 and 23. All performances will be held in the Hoerner Theatre at Dillingham Center.

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Four free upcoming concerts in Ford Hall will showcase the spectrum of choral music at Ithaca College over three days. The Choir, Women's Chorale, Chorus, Madrigal Singers, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will all perform.

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The Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra will present Tschaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony on its final concert of the season on Friday, April 21, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. The free concert will be led by Jeffrey Grogan. Also on the program is Mozart’s overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” and Bernstein’s “Divertimento.”

Mary Arlin Retirement Reception

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/17/2006 

Professor of Music Theory Mary Arlin will retire at the end of the spring 2006 semester, after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1966.

The campus community is cordially invited to attend a reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4th in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center to honor Professor Arlin’s distinguished career and countless contributions to Ithaca College.

A book of memories is being created, and members of the campus community are invited to send letters directly to Dean Art Ostrander at or to his attention c/o the School of Music, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850.