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Upcoming Film Series Event!

Contributed by Kerry E. Spitze on 02/17/2014 

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the public viewing and discussion of a 3-part film series entitled, Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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A Toast to Raquib Zaman - RSVP Today

Contributed by Paul Deamer on 02/17/2014 

Raquib Zaman, Dana Professor and chair of the Department of Finance and International Business, is retiring this spring after 40 years of service to Ithaca College. 

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If you love people, theatrics, and entertainment, this gig is for you. Downtown Ithaca is getting yet another celebration: the first-ever Ithaca Fringe Festival, April 24-27. And that means opportunities for enthusiastic, energetic, fun-loving Ithaca College student volunteers to play a variety of roles, all of which will be part of making history!

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The LGBT Center is hosting a meet and greet for asexual students and their allies at 7 pm in the LGBT Resource Room (located on the lower level of Hammond Health Center). Warm up with some hot beverages, eat delicious snacks, and meet new friends in the LGBT Resource Room! All students are welcome.

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You don't need to be on a meal plan to participate! The surveys is open to all IC Students, Faculty and Staff!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Click Here to complete the short online dining survey.

2. Insert your name and email address at the end of the survey and hit submit!

3. That's It! You're entered to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 Tablet!

Good luck everyone and thank you for your feedback!


(only one entry per person, please)

The gallery is seeking 7-10 television sets and dvd players for a one-month exhibition called Strange Bedfellows

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On Friday, February 21st at 6 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, On the Verge will present a staged reading of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard.  The cast will feature Frank Wood, a stage, film and television actor who was honored with a Tony award for his performance in Sideman in 1999. Wood also recently performed in the Broadway casts of August: Osage County and Clybourne Park, and he played the role of Roy Cohn in the acclaimed 2010 off-Broadway revival of Angels in America.  The Cherry Orchard cast will also include IC faculty members Paula Murray Cole, Kevin Murphy and Michael Twomey; students from the IC Theater and English departments; and local professional actor Jesse Bush. The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman, a faculty member in the IC English department.

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IC Animal Rights

Contributed by Adriana Milutin on 02/17/2014 

 Come and join the IC Animal Rights club on Mondays in William room 224 from 7 to 8 to discuss and talk about awesome topics and current events!

We are extremely open minded about what people have to say about animal rights so don't feel like you have to have a certain perspective on it! All we want is an educational way for the IC student body to learn about biodiversity!

-IC Animal Rights E Board

Hershey's and Herzl

Contributed by Leonard Slutsky on 02/17/2014 

Join Hillel for lunch and Hershey’s chocolate as we learn about the different types of Zionism. Come discover if Zionism plays a role in your relationship to Judaism or Israel.

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Come out to the spring semester Relay for Life Kick-Off Event tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. in IC Square! There will be a game, prizes and lots of fun, plus a special performance by Ithacappella! Come out and enjoy the show to get ready for the Academy Awards-themed Relay for Life.

Relay for Life is on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

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Come out to the first Team Captains' meeting for Relay for Life on Wednesday, February 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge. There's a lot of information to learn before Relay, so come prepared to take notes! Pizza + drinks will be served.

Relay for Life is on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

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SAB Comedy Presents: Upright Citizens Brigade.

Check out the Upright Citizens Brigade touring company perform a night of comedic improv as they take over Ithaca’s very own IC Square! Some of the funniest writers and actors on television began their careers with The Upright Citizen Brigade, including various performers on shows like Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 30 Rock, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and many others.

Come prepared to laugh and maybe even discover the next big comedy star at what is sure to be an incredible night of hilarity on Thursday, February 20th at 8pm in IC Square!

Be on the lookout for more events hosted by SAB by ‘liking" the Student Activities Board on Facebook and following us on Twitter (@ithacaSAB)!

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

Teacher Recruitment Days (TRD) will be held this year on March 31 and April 1 at SUNY Cortland and Feb. 21 is the last day to sign up! During this event districts from across the country send recruiters to conduct interviews for known and anticipated vacancies. Graduate education programs will also be in attendance for those of you still seeking a master’s in education.

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In an effort to better accommodate several prospective students and families visiting campus during the next week, the Visitor Lot will be reserved only for guests from Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21.

In addition, the N-Lot will be reserved on Monday and Tuesday, February 17-18, for visitors to campus.

Employees and students who usually park in the designated spaces in the Visitor Lot or in N-Lot will be required to find alternate parking on campus. We also suggest carpooling or taking advantage of TCAT service on these dates.

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Ithaca College IABC is honored to host Leigh Hurst, Founder, this Monday, February 17th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in Park 281.

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Are you on a meal plan and want to give your dinner a boost? For $4 extra you can add a juicy steak to your plate! On Wednesday and Thursday (2/19 and 20), Dining Services will feature Stone Steakhouse Station in Towers Dining Hall! Simply swipe your ID card and pay $4 at the register. No meal plan, no problem! Just add $4 to the cost of your dinner.

Payment types accepted are: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Bonus Bucks, and ID Express.

Questions? Reply to this post or contact the number below.

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In a previous calendar tip, I explained how you can create a recurring meeting.  When doing so, it is recommended that you set an end date to your meeting series.  But what should you do if the recurrence is no longer necessary?

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What is self-compassion?

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 02/16/2014 

Ever heard of self-compassion? Ever wonder how it is practiced?

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Nutshell Buddhism?

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 02/16/2014 

What is at the core of Buddhism? What exactly are the Four Noble Truths?

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Volume Adjustment of the Mind

Contributed by Kevin Walker on 02/16/2014 

Want to turn down the volume of the mind's thoughts and have a little bit of free time?

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