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"Chocolate in the Chapel" - For all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied students to meet each other, our campus chaplains, and students from the chapel communities - Wednesday October 9, 4-6pm in Muller Chapel.

Great Chocolate of all kinds! Great Conversation with the Chaplains & Students from the Chapel Communities.

Sponsored by The IC Chaplains and the LGBT Center.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Habitat for Humanity's annual 5K, Habidash, is this Saturday, October 12th! Habidash is both an IC Spirit Week and Alumni Weekend event.

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 Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, PhD Candidate at the University of Texas, Austin and an Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow presented "History in Exile: Contesting the Cuban Revolutionary Archive from Abroad" to the Cornell University Latin American Studies Program seminar series. In the talk, Mr. Gonzalez-Conty analyzed Tomas Gutierrez Alea's 1968 "Memories of Underdevelopment," and its influence on the subsequent fifty years of Cuban cinematic history.

Submitted on behalf of Marisa Kelly, Provost

Welcoming the talents of all people, including people with disabilities, is a critical part of our efforts to build an inclusive campus community. In this spirit, Ithaca College is recognizing National Disability Awareness Month this October to raise awareness about disability and the campus community and to celebrate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities. Activities during this month will reinforce the value and talent people with disabilities add to our campus life and affirm Ithaca College’s commitment to an inclusive community.

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 p.m.

Iger Lecture Hall

James J Whalen Center for Music 2105

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Need advice? We’re here for you!

Contributed by John Fracchia on 10/07/2013 

Everyone needs a little advice from time to time and Ithaca College students have access to 3 great resources for academic and career guidance!

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Megan Christopher on 10/07/2013 

Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Asma Barlas, Rebecca Plante and Betsy Keller; staff members Colleen Clark, Eric Maguire, Molly Israel and Bonny Griffith; and students Timothy Berry and Dominick Recckio.  For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.

IC in the Media

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Ithaca College Women in Communications presents its first ever Tennis for Tatas event. Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for cancer. 

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Ithaca and surrounding areas in effect until 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Those living in watch areas are advised to monitor weather reports for a possible upgrade to a Tornado Warning, which means that a tornado is indicated by radar or sighted by trained storm spotters.

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Need Advice? Ask Alumni!

Contributed by Gretchen Van Valen on 10/07/2013 

The IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn now has over 750 alumni members who have made themselves available to offer advice to students, and the number is growing. It's a virtual community with a lot of activity from students posting questions, to alumni offering advice and tips, to helpful articles on just about any career-related topic.


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The Sustainability Café on Monday, October 7th will feature Michelle Kortenaar presenting “Educating and Empowering Families to Use Science in Shaping a Sustainable Future.”  The Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM, in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar. The Fall 2013 Sustainability Café/Environmental Seminar series is focused on the concept of “Citizens + Community = Healthy Environment.” 

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The Cancer Resource Center is hosting its 19th Walkathon and 5k Run at Cass Park on Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m. (registration begins at 9 a.m.). A pancake breakfast will follow the race directly afterwards. Registration is $25 until the day before the walk.

To register, go to and sign up as an individual or with a team!

If you'd like to volunteer at the walk, please e-mail Colleges Against Cancer at and we'll set you up!

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The Eastman School of Music, in conjunction with The Juilliard School and Ithaca College, will host the 8th Annual Upstate NY Music College Fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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Storytellers from the Beehive Design Collective will be on campus TOMORROW NIGHT to discuss how - through extensive community immersion in Central America - the Beehive is attempting to illustrate, document and share diverse stories of survival, community development, and collective action that calls into question the purpose and benefit of "Proyecto Mesoamerica."

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Need a retreat?

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 10/06/2013 

Ever been interested to know what a Buddhist retreat is like, but don't want to wander into the deep recesses of the forest?

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Back to the (meditation) basics

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 10/06/2013 

Would you like to know some of the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation practice?

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Outlook Calendar Tip of the Week

Contributed by Tony Tabone on 10/06/2013 

Responding to Meeting Invitations 

When you receive a meeting-related message that requires a response, such as a meeting invitation, you have the option to Accept, Tentatively Accept, or Decline the invitation.

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 On Wednesday, October 9, 7pm, Jeff Cohen, the director of the Ithaca College Park Center for Independent Media, will speak about his participation in an August fact-finding delegation to Israel and the West Bank at the Unitarian Church Annex, 208 E. Buffalo St.  He will also show the short film My Neighborhood, which was produced by Just Vision in 2012, and engage in a “far-reaching Q&A session.”

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at and this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at Check the webcasting schedule for more information! 

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Celebrate National Coming Out Day with A Conversation with Alumnus Marc Wigler '87, LGBT Advocate, Supporter,  Educator  and Comedian - Thursday October 10 at 7 pm in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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