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Are you getting a laptop replaced as part of Technology Renewal for Spring 2015? If you are, you have a great opportunity to bring the laptop to ITS for replacement early in the semester!

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Assistant Professor Steve Gordon served as co-producer of The Santa Con. The film premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. and will re-air throughout the weekend.

Gordon teamed up with Melissa Joan Hart, who directed and starred in the film.

Jake Witterschein '15 and Clinton Butler '15 worked as production assistants.

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Intro to Linguistics (LNGS 23200) will be offered this winter session, in a convenient online format. Registration on Homerconnect runs from now until Jan. 5th.  

Perfect for those of you looking for a course to fulfill your liberal arts, general ed, or ICC requirements. Intro to Linguistics is designated 3a for the old H&S Gen Ed system (Verbal Language). It counts as a Humanities or Social Sciences course, for all you Business, Park, HSHP, or Music students under the "old" Gen Ed system

Attention all freshmen and sophomores! Intro to Linguistics will count toward your Identities or World of Systems theme in the ICC.

Linguistics is the science of language. And since language is always an interesting and timely topic, this is your chance to learn more about it! 

This will be a 2-week, intensive online course. No need to be on campus to take it.

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The following Park School courses currently have seats remaining for the Spring 2015 semester.

Please note: Seat availability can change at any time as registration remains open through then end of spring 2015 add/drop.

CNPH Courses:

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Kristin Schultz and Taylor Flynn, both IMC juniors, have been awarded a Media Fellows Scholarship from Washington Media Scholars.

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Join Ithaca College as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during our MLK Campus-Wide Celebration Event! On Monday, January 19, 2015, students, staff, faculty and community members will honor Dr. King by coming together to discuss the relevance of his work today.

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The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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 Snow and finals are in our near future so instead of focusing on the negatives IC Arts Ink is inviting you all to celebrate the end of the year with us! So come by Williams 222 this Thursday, Dec 11th at 7pm and make some paper snowflakes to spread winter cheer and FREE FOOD! 

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The Spring 2015 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, January 28 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 100 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

Student Organizations interested in signing up please click here. All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 21 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority. 

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"Developing presentation skills enhances your academic, personal, and career opportunities."

In this article in SH101 read about:

  • 7 tips for powerful public speaking 
  • Common mistakes in public speaking 
  • How to bust out of your angst
  • How to make your presentation stronger 

Check it out here:


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Back by popular demand- Chair Massage for Students - WEDNESDAY DEC 10th!

The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithaca to bring chair massages to IC students.

Sign up HERE!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014



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All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open interviews and presentation sessions by our finalists for the position of Case Manager. The Case Manager will work within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life to enhance our Assisting Students At Risk Initiative. This program serves to identify, track, and intervene with students who are experiencing distress due to health, academic, and other related concerns.

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The Caring and Sharing Committee's Holiday Drive is in full swing and there are several ways you can still help.

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 Ever wanted to build a video game? That's cool! What about building one in less than 48 hours?

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***Due to weather and sensitive road conditions, Snyder's talk has been postponed until Thursday, February 5th, 6pm.



The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to invite local artist/photographer Laurie Snyder to share her artistic practice in a presentation called ART IS HARD on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 6:00 p.m..

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With a winter storm forecast to impact the region over the next several days, we want to take this opportunity to remind the campus community of our closing policies and procedures. As per the Ithaca College Policy Manual, weather conditions, no matter how extreme, normally will not close the college when classes are in session. Individual classes or specific activities may be delayed or canceled without an official closing.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here)
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor, Department of Education; Joslyn Brenton, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology; Ali Erkan, Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science; Judith Ross-Bernstein, Assistant Director, Center for Faculty Excellence.

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 After recent demonstrations where student's called for an Indigenous Studies minor and acknowledgement of structural violence in the nation, President Tom R. Rochon released a statement. Here is the response from Indigenous student's on this campus.

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July 4–28, 2015; 2 credits; $3,900 (plus airfare)

Study abroad in Galway, Ireland this July and attend and volunteer at 2 major arts festivals.

Over 3 weeks, you’ll earn 2 academic credits and be placed in internship positions on the Galway Film Fleadh ( and/or Galway International Arts Festival ( Placements will be assigned in discussion with the program organizers.

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As one of the top scholars on the subject of lynching and mob violence in the post-Civil War U.S. South, the Journal of American History invited Dr. Trotti  to contribute a response to an essay by historian Michael Pfeifer. In "The Multiple States and Fields of Lynching Scholarship" Journal of American History 101(December 2014): 852-3. Dr Trotti offers a review and critique of Dr. Pfeifer's essay “At the Hands of Parties Unknown? The State of the Field of Lynching Scholarship.”