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OSCAR in your office?

Contributed by Mark Darling on 02/13/2015 

REMP would like to offer you a new option to share unwanted but, still usable and useful, supplies from your office with other departments on campus. Project OSCAR Box.


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As previously posted to Intercom on 2/13, parking lot closures that began this past Tuesday will be continuing through Saturday, February 21 as the A&E Center at Ithaca College serves as host to the Big East Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.  

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On Tuesday, February 17, 30 U-Lot parking spaces will be blocked off for the full duration of the work day as special event parking.  The lot entrance will remain open and all unreserved spaces will continue to be available as general parking as per normal operations. 

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Join in the Heart Trivia Fun Today!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/13/2015 

February is American Heart Month and we are celebrating with the Mind, Body, Me Heart Health Facebook Trivia Challenge! Join in the fun at It’s not too late to catch up on previous questions.

You do not have to be a Mind, Body, Me member to participate! Just send us a Facebook message with the question number along with your answer and ‘like’ the corresponding question for each answer you submit. You could win a fun prize!

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Assistant Provost, International Studies

On behalf of the Office of International Programs (OIP) and the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC), I am pleased to announce that Professor Srijana Bajracharya has been selected for the London Sabbatical in Spring 2016. While in London, Dr. Bajracharya will offer a course, HLTH 21400, Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health (within the ICC theme, “Quest for a Sustainable Future,” and the NS and SS perspectives). Her sabbatical research entails “a study of cross-cultural perspectives on environmental sustainability education focused on pro-sustainability behaviors and policies conducive to public health in different countries.”

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We are looking for infants who are 5 month old, weighing less than 30 lbs., have not yet started to crawl on hands and knees and are developing typically.  Your child can help us in our work to study the effect of using (or not) a robot to move around and play with toys on cognitive development. Our long-term goal is to assist infants with disabilities explore their environment in ways that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Your infant will be randomly assigned to either group a) using the robot, or group b) not using the robot; in both groups, infants will play with toys for 12 sessions over no more than 8 weeks. Each play session will be 20 minutes long and will take place in Williams Hall on the Ithaca College campus.


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Interested candidates are encouraged to have extended experience with parliamentary procedure and prior experience with SGA is strongly preferred.

All candidates will need to attend the next SGA meeting, this upcoming Monday, 2/16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls room on the third floor of campus center and will be expected to give a 5 minute platform as to why they would be a good fit in this position.

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Join us on Wednesday, February 18, from  6:30-7:30  p.m. in Business 103, to learn more about the School of Business' M.B.A. programs.

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Join this unique, three week study abroad program and volunteer at festivals such as the Galway International Arts Festival. Watch the video here !!

Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 20th. This program is open to all academic majors.

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Enjoy an Interactive Dance Workshop!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/13/2015 

Rueda De Casino (Rueda) 101– Share the fun and the excitement of Cuban style circle or square dancing in this introduction to Rueda dance. In Rueda de Casino multiple couples dance in a circle doing moves that are called out by the “cantante” or caller, who is also one of the circle dancers. The caller calls moves on the fly, celebrating dance and song, with everyone having a blast. Some of the moves are graceful and intricate while others are just plain fun, like “ping pong”, “el avion”, “salto”, “superman”, and “foto”. There are many different rueda styles, and you can dance rueda starting with as few as 2 couples to as many as 100, or even more! In this introductory 1 hour class you will be taught the rueda basic and some fun moves.

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The 2015-16 endowed scholarship application period for the School of Humanities and Sciences is now open!

Applications for general H&S scholarships and scholarships by field, must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, March 13.

For questions, please contact Dylan Schoch at or (607) 274-1375.


Don’t Die of Procrastination!!!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 02/13/2015 

Observing Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness month in March 2015.

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March 2nd will be here before you know it, but there is still time to take the What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge and be entered to win a tablet computer! 

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The HSHP Endowed Scholarships online application process will open 5 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2015. Current students can apply for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year by accessing the scholarships page on the HSHP community website located here. The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, March 9, 2015. All applications must be received online. No hardcopies (paper) will be accepted.

 That's the question that "Active Minds Presents... Change the Conversation" will attempt to answer on February 17 at 7pm in Park 279.

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This year the Office of Residential Life will be piloting a selection process to allow individual rising junior and senior students ( or groups of rising junior and senior students who cannot fill an entire apartment) to select housing in the Circle Apartments if there are open apartments following traditional group selection. 


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Come to this information session on Feb 18 at 5pm to learn more about the Student Assistant, Marketing Interns, and volunteer Peer Career Advisor opportunities. And there will be free pizza!


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2 in 3 employers say relevant work experience and interview performance are the most important factors in hiring (well ahead of academic performance). 

In this article in SH101:

  • Watch student's videos (Interntips, Three Ps, and Extend your reach)
  • Read Q&A regarding internships
  • Learn 5 steps to an intriguing internship and & how they apply to two examples: An artsy business student and a green PR student 

Here's the link:


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Today, the TLC will be providing an online workshop for Microsoft OneNote, a digital note taking application.

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 It's the tale of Stephen Hawking- got a little science, got a lil romance, and some hardships as well as triumphs. Watch it in Textor 102 with SAB at 8.p.m on February 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th.

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