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Pick up an application for summer employment at the Fitness Center.

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Students seeking financial aid for the 2006 summer sessions are required to complete the Undergraduate Summer Session 2006 Financial Aid Application by the priority deadline date of April 1, 2006. Don't miss the deadline!

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Are you interested in a great leadership opportunity for your senior year? Would you like to enhance your resume and learn new skills?

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James J. Whalen Academic Symposium

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 03/28/2006 

The annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium will be held on Monday, April 3, 2006, in the Ithaca College Campus Center (Emerson Suites, Clark Lounge, Klingenstein Lounge, and North Meeting Room), beginning at 9:00 a.m., and continuing throughout the day.

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The Ithaca College women's track and field team has donated $1,250 to the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross. The team raised the money through sales of Bombers "Live Strong-style" bracelets.

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Ithacan Named Gold Medalist

Contributed by Michael Serino on 03/27/2006 

The Ithacan has been named a Gold Medalist for the Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's annual College Newspaper Critique.

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Bill Sheasgreen, director of the London Center, will be on campus from March 31 to April 4. The Office of International Programs will be hosting a Coffee Talk reception to welcome him on Friday, March 31, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the North Meeting Room, Campus Center.

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On Wednesday, March 29, photographer Jonathan Moller will speak about his work currently on display in the Handwerker Gallery. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

In addition, Moller will hold a workshop, "The Blending of Activism and Art" at the Handwerker Gallery at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.

The talk and workshop are held in conjunction with "Refugees Even After Death: A Quest for Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation," a traveling photography exhibition that portrays the exhumations of clandestine cemeteries in Guatemala.

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Leigh Ann Vaughn gave the plenary talk at the North American Flowerbulb Wholesalers Association (NAFWA) Conference at Cornell on Saturday, March 25. The address was entitled "Will the experience be a good one? A psychological perspective on buying and caring for plants."

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Ithaca College students, parents, faculty, and alumni are invited to play in the Department of Sport Management and Media's third annual Hole-in-One Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22, at the Hillendale Golf Course.

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Homer Implementation

Contributed by Christopher Knauer on 03/27/2006 

During the next several days the Registrar's Office will be preparing to "go live" with Homer on Monday, April 3. We appreciate your patience; calls and emails will be responded to as quickly as possible. We welcome feedback regarding the experiences of the campus community with Homer. Please send feedback to and we will answer as quickly as we can. There is also a HomerConnect: Frequently Asked Questions document available on the Registrar's Office Homepage:

With just a few days left until the Bursar's Benefit Auction, we thought we'd leave you with a little ditty for inspiration. Sing the following to the tune of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" as you pad your wallet and head towards the Clark Lounge on Wednesday.

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Called a "powerful musician and an intense performer" by the New York Times, violinist Christian Tetzlaff will give the fourth performance in the Louis K. Thaler Concert Violinist Series at Ithaca College. Named in memory of the prominent Ithaca attorney, the series was established in 2002 to honor Louis Thaler's lifelong love of the violin. The free concert will take place on Sunday, April 2, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The program will include music for unaccompanied violin by Bach and Bartok, widely regarded as some of Tetzlaff's signature works. In addition to the concert, he will also give a master class in the School of Music on Monday, April 3, at 5:00 p.m.

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Help lead first year students by leading volunteer activities all over the Ithaca community and make their transition into college life a little easier. Team leaders are dedicated current IC students with a taste for service and fun. Applications are due by 5:00pm April 7, 2006 at 319 Egbert Hall, 3rd floor Campus Center. You can pick up an application from the CSLI Community Service desk (3rd floor Campus Center) or just print one out from

NOTE: You can apply to be a team leader whether or not you have participated in Community Plunge in the past. All are welcome to apply!

For more information contact us at

Please join us to wish Paula Davis farewell on Monday, April 3, at 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Hall Conference Room. Cake, beverage, and other goodies will be provided.

A memo from Carl Sgrecci, vice president for finance and administration and Rick Couture, director of physical plant.

As required by federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations, Ithaca College has a Lockout/Tagout Program that specifies procedures for isolating and controlling hazardous energy such as electricity while employees are engaged in maintenance and repairs of machines, equipment, and facilities.

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Brockport, N.Y. -- The gymnastics team placed second of eight schools at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA). Ithaca's score of 183.8 put the Bombers 2.45 points behind Wisconsin-La Crosse, which won its sixth straight team title. Junior Kelly Stevison earned all-America honors in the all-around, placing seventh with a score of 36.9, and the vault, placing third with a final score of 19.3.

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In celebration of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival's new institutional location at Ithaca College, The Onward Project presents Trafficking in the Archives: Cinemascapes, Soundscapes, and Mindscapes beyond Corporate Control, featuring live rock music by Mary Lorson, Billy Cote and Piano Creeps with archival film on Monday, March 27, at 8:30 p.m. in Park Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, March 28, is election day in Israel. Hillel is sponsoring a mock election on the same day on campus and online.

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Employment Opportunities

Contributed by Mark Warfle on 03/27/2006 

Are you looking for a job where you can earn good money and have a flexible schedule? The Conference & Event services office is hiring 3 –5 new staff for our Set-Up crew.

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