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Submitted on behalf of Provost Rountree:

In just a few weeks, we will welcome the Middle States reaccreditation visiting team. As I have mentioned before, the team will be given complete access to the campus. They will be evaluating Ithaca College from multiple perspectives, including our educational practices and processes, our financial health, our physical resources, our business, managerial, and governance processes, and more.

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Be A Shadow -- for a Day!

Contributed by Kristin LiBritz on 02/11/2008 

Job shadow a local professional through Take an Ithacan to Work Day on March 19th. You can spend the day with a local professional to learn about a career field and to network.

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David Turkon, assistant professor of anthropology, was elected chair of Graduate Student Paper Award Committee for the Association for Africanist Anthropology (AfAA).

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Each year, Ithaca College co-sponsors the Central New York Communications Consortium, an event for students who are interested in jobs and internships in advertising, communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, radio, and television.

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The third quarterfinal of the ICCA competition will be held on Saturday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. in Ford Hall. Come support Ithacappella as they strive to maintain their status as one of the nation's top collegiate a cappella groups!

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Flowers bring beauty to gray winter days!

Come to the REACH Valentine's Day Flower Sale: Thursday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in Textor Hall. Buy flowers for your sweetheart, your roommate, a friend, professor, or for yourself! The cost is $1 for one carnation or $5 for six. Cards included.

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All faculty and staff are welcome to join an eight-week Smoking Cessation Program sponsored by the Office of Human Resources.

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The Colombia Support Network along with Ithaca College will host Marino Cordoba of the Association of Displaced Afro-Colombians (AFRODES). Mr. Cordoba will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, February 28, for Black History Month. Please join us at 6:15 p.m. in Williams Hall, room 323, to hear about issues of racism in South America and the struggle of thousands of displaced Afro-Colombian people.

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Do you have a passion for fitness? Have you ever thought how fun it would be to teach a class?

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Stompin' Out the Stigma at IC!

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 02/11/2008 

Dear IC Faculty and Staff,

The Counseling Center is sponsoring a Stomp Out the Stigma rally on February 28, 2008, in IC Square from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The rally provides numerous IC student organizations an opportunity to demonstrate their leadership and support of suicide prevention and Counseling Center services, while also entertaining their peers. The goal of the Stomp Out the Stigma rally is to bring students together for an evening of fun and entertainment and provide them with information about suicide awareness and prevention.

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The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. This week, the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will be hosting:

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Student Organization Registration

Contributed by Russell Martin on 02/10/2008 

Student organizations may register with Ithaca College through the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement. Organizations must register annually to formally operate during the academic year. Complete instructions and registration materials may be found at www.ithaca.edu/iclink.

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The Office of Admission is looking for volunteers to serve as overnight and class hosts for prospective students.

Overnight and class hosts can help make the difference for prospective students in deciding to attend Ithaca College. Be an overnight or class host and have a great time showing why IC is the place to be!

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Stompin' out the Stigma at IC

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 02/09/2008 

That's right, we're Stompin' out the Stigma about all the negative messages you've heard about seeing a mental health therapist.

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West Tower Computer Lab Has Moved!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 02/08/2008 

The West Tower computer lab has moved! The lab is still in the West Tower but can now be found in the first floor TV lounge. The Apogee ResNet campus representative's office is now located where the computer lab used to be.

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Join us on Tuesday, February 12, in the Terrace Dining Hall for another New Orleans celebration.

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If you are a faculty or staff member interested in a unique service experience or a student over 21 and an approved driver - we need you!

Van drivers are needed for the following trips for this year's Alternative Spring Break.

Contact Deb Mohlenhoff, dmohlen@ithaca.edu or 274-3222 for more information.

Trip Descriptions are as follows:

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The Office of Public Safety is investigating the theft of an historic piece of Ithaca College artwork. The theft occurred from the Campus Center on Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at approximately 5:45 p.m.

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Representatives from Safe Kids Buckle Up will be at the Family Carnival informing kids and their parents about how to properly restrain themselves while riding in a motor vehicle. The Family Carnival will take place Friday, February 22, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ithaca College Fitness Center.

Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available to answer questions and help assist parents in choosing the proper seat for their child, as well as determine if a child is ready for a seat belt.

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Itís that time of year again for Ithaca Collegeís 6th Annual Family Carnival!

When: Friday, February 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Ithaca College Fitness Center
Who: Open to the college community and public!
Cost: Adult - $4
Child - $3
5 or more - $15 (family rate)
Headstart Families will receive a significant discount at the door.

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