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Mark your calendars now for this semester's wonderful line-up of creative writers in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. Nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson, poet Elizabeth Willis, and novelist Rachel Kushner will all be giving public readings. For details on the authors and the series, please visit our webpage at: http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/writing/dvw/

 

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The Technology Learning Center will be providing information sessions for students and faculty on Taskstream, focused specifically on the ICC Directed Response Folio (ICC DRF). Click here for more information about Taskstream.

These sessions will be held Monday, January 27 through Thursday, January 30 in the Friends Hall 110 computer lab.

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The 5th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us as we explore and celebrate the notion of community and culture. It is necessary to RSVP for this important event as seating is limited.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program, in its expansion, houses approximately 1,200 first-year students in the towers and upper quad residence halls. This new component of the FYRE program connects the Integrated Core Curriculum (ICC) themes with programs offered in the residence halls.

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Now that the holidays are over, your wallet may be feeling a little lighter than usual. While managing your money can seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be! January is a great time to make changes and create new habits, so follow these guidelines to stay smart about your finances:

  • Don’t be afraid to use some tricks to make yourself save money – do whatever works for you.
  • ALWAYS pay bills on time to keep a good credit score – and check your report for errors!
  • Don’t invest in something that sounds too good to be true with high returns and little risk. 
  • Insure against major financial disasters with homeowner’s, car, and health insurance – don’t worry about smartphone, travel, or extended warranty insurance.

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The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program, in its expansion, houses approximately 1,200 first-year students in the towers and upper quad residence halls. This new component of the FYRE program connects the Integrated Core Curriculum (ICC) themes with programs offered in the residence halls.

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 ATTENTION SENIORS!

Interested in teaching as a career?

Apply to IC's graduate programs in teacher education:

*M.S. in Childhood Education -- become an elementary teacher of grades 1-6

*M.A.T. in Adolescence Education -- become a teacher of biology, chemistry, English, French, mathematics, physics, social studies, or Spanish

Join an intensive, 13-month program that will prepare you to be in your own classroom by September 2015.

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Student Disability Services will contact faculty regarding students in their classes who need materials in alternate format prior to the beginning of each semester.

In compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, class materials must be made available in alternate format for those students needing the accommodation. This includes course packets, handouts, syllabi, quizzes/exams and any other materials used in class. Alternate formats include audio versions of written documents, documents in Braille and/or enlarged print, video captioning and materials in electronic format.

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Smoking Policy Reminder

Contributed by Mary Knapp on 01/20/2014 

This is a reminder to all, that the State of New York prohibits smoking in the public areas of all buildings within the state. As such Ithaca College has an established smoking policy (2.8.10) that directly addresses this for the campus community and provides a listing of the designated outdoor smoking areas.

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Yoga is well-documented as a healing and transformative art in modern times.  Iyengar students require an anatomical understanding of the shape and precision of the poses (asanas). Iyengar Yoga, with its precision and regular practice can heal or lessen back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries/conditions, reclaim energy and health, and using the awareness of the body as a tool, transform negative mental states.

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Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students interested in the Dana Student Internship Program are invited to submit applications and project proposals to be considered for the summer 2014 and academic year 2014-2015 before February 14, 2014.

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 There are still openings in MUMC 41300-01

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Stephen D. Younger, Scholar in Residence, Department of Economics, delivered a lecture "The Incidence of Fiscal Policy in Armenia," at the American University of Armenia, Monday, January 20, 2014.

Welcome back from winter break!  Below you will find information about the 2014-2015 housing selection process.  If you have any questions, please email housing@ithaca.edu.

 

  

 

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Kaplan Test Prep is Back!

Contributed by Nikki Lynn on 01/20/2014 

If you're thinking about grad school or finishing up your grad applications, Kaplan is here to help you this semester.

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 Prospects are invited to join the men's rowing team.  There will be a meeting at 5pm in the wet-classroom at the A & E Center on Friday, January 24.  Contact the coach with questions at iccrew@ithaca.edu.

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This announcement is provided at the request of The Princeton Review.

Our Princeton Review team invites your direct feedback about your experience at Ithaca College in our annual student opinion survey.

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Doing an internship this summer? You may be eligible for a scholarship!

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Welcome back from Winter Break!

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Students Disability Services (SDS) was created to assist faculty and staff in their every day efforts to ensure equal access for students to all college programs and services. The following is a list of frequently asked questions.

We hope this information is helpful in providing the best possible service to students.

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