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Submitted on behalf of Shelley Semmler

I am thrilled to announce that Ithaca’s $115 million largest-ever fund-raising campaign passed a major milestone in March, when gift totals surpassed $100 million.

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PLEASE NOTE: Spring break hours are different this year.

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Submitted by Natalia Pelttari on behalf of Cindy Reckdenwald

Over the past two weeks, our consultants from Segal/Sibson along with representatives from Human Resources have conducted a series of training sessions for staff with supervisory responsibilities. These sessions were very well-attended, and provided an opportunity for our supervisors to learn details about the changes to the compensation program and structure, ask questions, and provide feedback. Going forward, it is important that all staff have an opportunity to learn about the changes and details of the program, and to ask questions.

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Contributed by Carla McBride on 03/08/2007 

Come to the Sociology Club meetings

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If you are an undergraduate student and seeking financial aid for summer, then you must complete a Summer School Aid Application. The deadline for applying April 1, 2007.

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If you are 21 years of age and need to drive College-owned or leased vehicles for a campus department or club during the spring semester or during the summer, please register for a mandatory driver safety class. A “driver information form” must also be completed.

Please register by visiting the Office of Risk Management in Job Hall, 3rd floor. For more information, please visit


Contributed by Matthew Gogal on 03/08/2007 

Election Packets for the 2007-2008 academic year are now available in the Student Activities Center on the 3rd floor of the Campus Center.

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Contributed by Scott Flickinger on 03/07/2007 

Be the gym class hero you always thought you were!

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Ithaca College/Cornell University ARMY ROTC has scholarships available for qualified IC students interested in officer leadership training. Scholarships range from 2- 4 years and provide full coverage of tuition fees with stipends of $900/year for books and up to $500/month for living expenses.

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iMPrint Magazine has published two new articles this week. You can visit iMPrint at .

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From the refugee camps of Darfur to Louisiana’s death row, William Schulz has traveled the globe in pursuit of a world free from human rights violations. The former executive director of Amnesty International USA will discuss that elusive endeavor in delivering the main address at Ithaca College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20.

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National LGBT Health Awareness Week

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/07/2007 

National LGBT Health Awareness Week is March 11-17, 2007. The theme of the 2007 National LGBT Health Awareness Week is "Know More." This is a call to know more about how to stay healthy and how to improve the health of LGBT communities.

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Due to the lack of student staff for spring break, the indoor pool will be closed.

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Student Driver Safety Class

Contributed by Kathryn Totman on 03/07/2007 

If students who are 21 years and older need to drive College-owned or leased vehicles for your department, please have them register for a mandatory driver safety class. A "driver information form" must also be completed.

If you have students who will need to drive during the summer, the last available class will be held on Thursday, March 22.

Students should register by visiting the Office of Risk Management in Job Hall, 3rd floor. For class times and the driver information form, please visit

Wanted: A loving home for a lonely $250 Best Buy Gift card. Roommates with a love of electronics and media a must. Does not have much luggage -- just a small chunk of plastic. Guaranteed to make your home more welcoming and useful. See information below for details.

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The informal education and support group for employees dealing with caregiving issues now meets the third Friday of each month. The group was established by the Gerontology Institute together with the Office of Human Resources.

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 6:30 p.m. on March 8 for a reading on the theme "home" featuring Linda Godfrey of the Department of Writing and a student reader.

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Speaking on this subject will be Andrei Semeniuta, Fulbright recipient and the chairman of the Department of Management at the Gomel Branch of International Institute of Labor and Social Relations of Belarus.

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Win $5,000: CellFlix is Back

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/07/2007 

The Park School's original student cell-phone film competition is now accepting entries for the second annual CellFlix Festival.

The 2007 CellFlix competition offers TWO $5,000 prizes. Judges consisting of Ithaca College alumni in media professions will blind judge the entries and determine the winner of one $5,000 Judges Prize; the second $5,000 prize is the Texas Instruments Audience Award that will go to the “Fan Favorite” film.

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Ten students will present papers at the upcoming Undergraduate Research Seminar, held at the Rochester Institute of Technology on March 22, 2007.

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