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Informational meeting on Monday November 9, 2016 in Center for Health Sciences (CHS) room 207 at 6:30-7:30 PM. Learn about the great opportunity to Study Abroad in China.


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Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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If you will be studying abroad in the winter or spring of 2017 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must attend one or two study abroad orientations, as well as meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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Cortaca Viewing Party 11/12

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 11/06/2016 

On November 12, Ithaca College will take on SUNY Cortland in the annual Cortaca Game. This year the game will be at SUNY Cortland.

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) will be hosting a viewing party in the Campus Center Dining Hall starting at 11:30.

There will be tons of prizes and food like Root beer Floats, Breakfast sandwiches, banana splits. Fried Pickle Chips & Jalapeno Peppers.

Come cheer on Ithaca College, eat exciting foods and win amazing prizes with friends.

Don’t forget to wear your Cortaca T-shirt that you can get during Spirit Week. If you wear this shirt you will receive an extra ticket. No worries if you do not get a shirt please still come on by.

See you there!


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 Critical Health Issues, HLTH 20500 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the Winter 2017 session.  ICC Attribute: Diversity. Social Science. Self and Society. ICC Theme: World of Systems.

Health: the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  And so much more.  Health is: nurses, doctors, and hospitals. And so much more...neighborhoods, food, income, education, race, and so much more.  Join this class to discuss these issues and more in the context of health.

Please contact Stewart Auyash at for more information.

Jennifer Kimball (Biology '05), NC State University
will present at the Department Seminar Series

"Pillars of Plant Breeding: Genetic Diversity and Environmental Adaptation"

November 10  
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC events here.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

"Why does Donald Trump matter?  What factors seem to explain the flourishing of a Trump political brand?

Rising income and wealth inequalities across segments of the declining middle class, the growth of conservative media outlets since the 1980s—especially Rupert Murdoch’s business ventures—and the expanding campaign finance system that opens the powerful moneyed interests have all played a part. As do the return of identity politics over recognition and redistribution from the left and right—the political fights and white backlash over affirmative action, Black Lives Matter and the struggles over the classification system, leading to what I call a cultural war over taxonomy as politics for defining citizenship, civic worth and social entitlements.

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The Department of Writing's student-edited journal of art and literature, Stillwater Magazine, joins forces with Spit That!, IC's spoken-word poetry club, to present the ever popular and always lively Read, Write, Improv Night, which takes place TONIGHT, November 9, at 7 PM in Clark Lounge (Student Center).

Many in our community may be looking for a place to express themselves creatively today. This is the place.

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On Wednesday November 9, 7pm in Textor 102 on the Ithaca College Campus, the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, in collaboration with The School of Health Science and Human Performance, and the Roy H. Park School of Communications are proud to present… an evening with Scott Briscoe, featured Outdoorsman in the film “An American Ascent”.

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Find out more about how to use IC Mentor Connect, the Alumni Directory, and the IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about networking etiquette and important strategies around utilizing these networking tools to make connections.

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Ithaca College has announced ticketing procedures for the 2016 Cortaca Jug football game, which will be held Nov. 12 at noon at the Cortland Stadium Complex. The annual game between Ithaca College and Cortland draws enthusiastic capacity crowds, so fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible for the event. A limited number of tickets are available and no tickets will be sold at the stadium on the day of the game. Every spectator must have a ticket in order to enter the stadium.

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Pei Zheng, the Assistant Professor from Department of Journalism, had a new journal article come out at Asian Journal of Communication, the flagship SSCI journal focusing on Asian and comparative communication studies. 

Titled “Mapping the field of communication technology research in Asia: Content analysis and text mining of SSCI journal articles 1995-2014” Pei’s paper adopted content analysis and text mining-based semantic network analysis to map the landscape of communication technology research in Asia of the recent two decades.

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This winter break earn 3 credits towards ICC general education requirements! Sign up now for this thought-provoking and applicable course in cultural anthropology (ANTH 104000) this Winter 2017 session! It's a ten-day ONLINE class from January 9-20, 2017 that  connects you and your major to the current global era. Sign up for this active and engaging course that you can take from the comforts of wherever you are!

Contact Dr. Sue-Je Gage at for more information or go to

The Cancer Experience (OTBS 21000) is a three-credit elective course offered through the Department of Occupational Therapy. Students from all majors and schools are welcome, especially those who have been personally affected by cancer. 

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Submitted on behalf of Gerard Turbide, Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Faculty and staff, you are invited to join your colleagues and join the conversation at the next Dollars and $ense meeting, which is scheduled on Monday, November 14, at 9:00 a.m., in Emerson Suite A.

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Highlights of the pre-Thanksgiving weeks' concerts are below!

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New course: History of Apocalypse

Contributed by Rachel Wagner on 11/04/2016 

In this seminar, we will explore the Book of Revelation in order to see how its controversial portrait of ultimate endings has shaped religious and political thinking from antiquity until today.

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Get your FREE Cortaca T-shirt

Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 11/04/2016 

Join Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) at any of the Spirit Week events, November 7-11.

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Heading home for Thanksgiving?

Contributed by Malorie Kerry on 11/04/2016 

Post where you need to go at Ithaca College’s private ride-matching network.  It’s free and easy! If you post a ride in November you will automatically be entered into the 2016 Zimsgiving Post a Ride Sweepstakes and have the chance to win an Amazon Echo, one of three $100, or one of ten $50 Amazon Gift Cards from Zimride.  

Go to to post your ride as a driver or passenger today!