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 It's that time of year again. What's that time you ask? BOOK MAILING TIME! People in prison mail us letters describing their favorite books and genres, and we work to provide them with reading materials from our BTB Library. So come on out, mail some books, and eat some food.


If you didn't notice there will also be food.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Ngan Tran at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Fun for all ages, proceeds benefit CCE youth programs. Organized by IC Sport Management & Media students: 3k at 9AM, 5k at 10AM

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This year Hillel at Ithaca College is proud to host nine different Seders for our First Night of Passover, on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 8:00pm at Terrace Dining Hall. Sign ups are here:

Students with meal plans will be asked to use their meal swipes. If you do not have a meal plan and you are an Ithaca College student, Hillel at Ithaca College can host you for a Seder, just email us to reserve a meal pass for the night. Non-Ithaca College students are also welcome to attend, and will be asked to contribute a $10 donation in advance.

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Interested in becoming part of a community that fosters confidence, networks and puts on events? Women Empowered is looking for E-board members for Fall 2016! 

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Before a week of finals, we think that free food, live music, inflatables, and games are the best way to celebrate the end of the year. Registered student organizations can get in on the fun by contributing activities or games throughout the afternoon.

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Support China Care Club by coming to our tie dye fundraiser TODAY in Mcdonald Lounge and tomorrow in the Academic Quads from 10 AM to 3 PM each day!

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Thanks to your generous donations at dining retail locations, we are only $316.13 away from meeting our goal for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program!

Will you help us meet our $10,000 goal? If we reach it, the Ithaca College Community will have provided over 3,333 BackPacks filled with food to children in need across Tompkins County! 


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There's no better way to finish off the semester than dancing! Take a step back in time and dance through each decade at IC After Dark's final event, Dance Through the Decades.

Join us TODAY April 22nd from 8-11pm in IC Square to dance out all your end-of-semester stress! Watch performances by various Ithaca College dance clubs, enjoy free food, win prizes, make DIY's and dance of course! In addition, special guest, DJ Washburn, will be playing music from each decade all night! 

We're looking forward to seeing you at our last event :)

Procedures and schedules are in place for optical scanning of final exams during the week of May 9th-13th.

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Are you interested in learning more about one of Ithaca College's study abroad options in Australia, or discussing how you might collaborate with international colleagues? A representative from our affiliated partner University of Sydney will be on campus next week to share information about the university and discuss opportunities for faculty involvement and collaboration.  We have organized a drop-in session for interested faculty, or can set up individual appointments if desired. 

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Are you interested in studying abroad in Australia?  Come learn about spending a semester at the University of Sydney on Tuesday, 4/26, 6:00-7:00; Textor 103.  Pizza will be provided! 

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If you will be studying abroad in the Summer or Fall of 2016 on ANY affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program (NOT the London Center), you must meet with an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork.

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How many students are enrolled in or completed a particular major or minor?  How many faculty and staff does Ithaca College have?  What are IC's retention and graduation rates?  How has the College's racial/ethnic diversity changed over time?  Where do our alumni get jobs or go to grad school?  All of this information, and much more, is available on the Institutional Data page of IR's public website.

Institutional Research serves as IC's comprehensive source of historical and trend data about the College.  Over the years, we have increased the amount of information we make available on our public website.  We have also added interactivity and improved the visual appeal of the analyses.  Visit our site to find out more!

Last Chance to volunteer

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 04/21/2016 

Before a week of finals, we think that free food, live music, inflatables, and games are the best way to celebrate the end of the year. But we need your help to make it happen!

IC Kicks Back will be closing out the year and kicking off the summer on Friday, May 1st from 2pm-6pm! Volunteers will be needed throughout that Friday afternoon to help with:

·       Checking ID’s

·       Managing the inflatables and other activities

·       Photography

All Volunteers will get a FREE IC Kicks Back Shirt!

If you would be interested in volunteering, please fill out this survey by May 1st.
If you have any questions, contact Theresa Radley at


Watch the "Arcadia" Video!

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 04/21/2016 

Ithaca College Theatre presents Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia." Performances will begin April 26th. Please follow this link to a video to learn more about this wise and witty masterpiece of English drama.

For tickets, go online or visit the Dillingham ticket office, in person Monday-Friday or by calling (607) 274-3224.

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Submitted on behalf of Yvonne Rogalski, Faculty Chair of the James J. Whalen Academic Symposium:

The quality and diversity of the research and creative projects highlighted in this year's symposium demonstrated the incredible talent of our students and the importance of active learning as a key part of an IC educational experience. On behalf of the committee, we wish to congratulate all of the presenters for jobs well done. Thank you for participating in the Whalen Symposium and sharing your work with the entire campus community.

In addition to the 420 student presenters, and over 60 faculty sponsors, the faculty moderators, abstract reviewers and judges and the staff and student volunteers were a critical part of this year’s event.

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The second Vice President for Enrollment Management candidate will be on campus on Friday, April 22.  Members of the campus community are invited to attend an open session, which is scheduled at noon in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.  Materials for the candidate can be found here.

Feedback for all candidates will be collected via an online evaluation form.  Please provide your feedback no later than close of business on Wednesday, April 27. 

Information about our remaining two candidates will be shared in Intercom a day ahead of each campus visit.  

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In conjunction with National Financial Literacy Month, we are pleased to team up with TIAA to bring faculty and staff the newest What's Your Financial IQ Challenge 2.0. By testing your financial know-how, you could win a tablet computer

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IC Mail Service is hiring!

Contributed by Peter Schlough on 04/21/2016 

Want to be part of a solid team working in a faced paced environment?

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Initial study of neutral post-instruction responses on the Maryland Physics Expectation Survey
J. Saltzman, M. F. Price, and M. B. Rogers

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