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Strike in Concert

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/16/2009 

The piano-percussion duo Strike, comprised of pianist Jeffery Meyer and percussionist Paul Vaillancourt, will give a free recital on Monday, April 20, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College.

All the music on the program was composed in 2007 or 2008 specifically for these performers by Chen Yi, Daniel Koontz, Brooke Joyce, and Jim David.

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Jazz Ensemble Concert Sunday

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/16/2009 

On Sunday, April 19, at 8:15 p.m., the Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble will perform their last free Ford Hall concert for the year in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. 

Pianist Bill Dobbins will be the guest artist and soloist for the evening. From the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at the Eastman School of Music, Dobbins has collaborated with such musicians as Clark Terry, Paquito D'Rivera, John Goldsby, and Al Cohn, and has performed under such classical conductors as Pierre Boulez and Louis Lane.

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Hailed as one of Molière's most entertaining and enduring plays, Tartuffe is the comic story of a scheming hypocrite who cons a family into believing he is a pious man in order to steal their fortune. The IC Theatre production of this classic of French dramatic literature is directed by Professor Greg Bostwick.

Performances will be offered at 8:00 p.m. on April 21, 23, 24, and 25. Matinee performances will be offered at 2:00 p.m. on April 25 and 26.

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Students, staff, and faculty:

Join us for the Safety Fair on Tuesday, April 21, from noon to 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby and on the academic quad.

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Congratulations to the following members of the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life staff on their recognition at the ACPA College Student Educators international convention in Washington, D.C. Each was recognized with national or state awards.

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Attend a free GRE strategy seminar! Join us for the Office of Career Service's GRE Test Strategies workshop, where we will learn Kaplan's valuable GRE test strategies to help you prep smarter and score higher on test day!

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The current Adobe® Departmental Contract License Program (CLP) with the Ithaca College Bookstore will soon expire.  Its expiration date is June 30th, 2009.

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Award-winning Indian novelist Kiran Nagarkar will visit Ithaca College April 20-24 and will give two public readings from his novels during his time on campus.

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At the New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association (NYSTRA) conference, Janice Elich Monroe and therapeutic recreation major Hannah Louis presented a session titled, "Utilizing Community Projects as a Recreational Therapy Intervention." Deborah Silver '04 presented on "Stress Management: The Benefits of Involvement and Breath."

Silver and Gillian Mason '06 serve as members of NYSTRA's board of directors. Bethany Humphrey '04 served on the social committee for this conference, which was held March 28-31 in Saratoga Springs.

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"Types of Scholarship at Ithaca College"
Wednesday, May 13
9:00 a.m.-noon
Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 04/16/2009 

Quoted in the media: Faculty member Elia Kacapyr and vice president Shelley Semmler. 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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Guarantee yourself a variety of delicious meals by signing up for a meal plan today!

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Reminder: Build-A-Bear

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/16/2009 

Come and Build-A-Bear with us!

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Great news for IC employees and their families! The Office of Human Resources is partnering with Genworth Life Insurance Company to offer a new group long-term care insurance plan to benefits-eligible employees. Through this offering, you will have the opportunity to enroll in a comprehensive group long-term care insurance program that offers a range of coverage options that are affordable and flexible.             

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This message is being sent to the Ithaca College Community on behalf of students Kirstie Ingmundson, Alyssa Figueroa, Yoana Turnin, and Rachel Sherard in the Introduction to Strategic Communications class (STCM 10300-02).

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SAB Speakers Presents: 

Marty Blake, NBA Scout
"Godfather of the NBA Draft"

Thursday, April 23
7:00-10:00 p.m., Williams 323

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IC After Dark needs your help! We are looking for volunteers for our next event, Now Boarding: World Tour, on April 24. In particular, we need volunteers who can:

  • Draw caricatures    ***ESPECIALLY NEEDED***
  • Make origami
  • Make tissue paper flowers
  • Draw henna "tattoos"

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Lia Micheels at

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Earth Week! Sponsored by ICES

Contributed by Andrew Grossmann on 04/15/2009 

Come and experience the joys that the earth has to offer from April 20-25, where many events on campus will deal solely with environmental issues.  Whether it be a free concert from a sustainably conscious band, environmental teach-ins, or presentations from environmental film directors, there are options for everybody to enjoy.

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Multiple sclerosis is a disease that stops people from moving. It's our job to join the movement and find a cure to create a world free of MS.

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The last Sustainability Café of the spring 2009 series will examine the concept of "socially responsible investing." This Café will be held on Thursday, April 23, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, room 301.

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