Intercom

intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password

roundup

E-mail
Roundup

Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered an invited keynote address at the iDocs Symposium in Bristol, UK, at the University of the West of England.  Her talk was entitled “Thinking Through Digital Media:  Transnational Environments.” 

Read more . . . (116 words)

Last Thursday, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) held an event titled “We Are Not Our Stereotypes” in Emerson Suites.  This event featured a series of speeches and performances all with the purpose of dispelling stereotypes about individuals of Caribbean heritage.  This event aligned perfectly with CSA’s mission, which is to “educate themselves and others within and out of the Ithaca College community about the social, political, and fiscal issues of the Caribbean.” Congratulations to CSA for hosting such an impactful event for both the amazing performers and all the excited attendees in the audience.

Last Friday, the IC International Club hosted Interfashional Night, an annual fashion show showcasing clothing from all around the world.  Both international and American students got the chance to walk the runway wearing traditional clothing from many different cultures.  This year’s theme was “Now Boarding,” which served as a reference to boarding a plane to travel to a new destination and represented the truly cross-cultural nature of this event.  The event also included live entertainment and refreshments, which made for an exciting night!

For more on IC International Club and other student organizations please click here.

Sister 2 Sister, an empowerment group for the women at IC and a network of support for social, emotional, psychological, academic, and political growth, held an event called “Re-Claiming Blackness” to conclude Black History Month, Sunday, February, 28 in Emerson Suites. The event showcased a variety of Ithaca College students and alumni as well as a group of three poets/teachers from Albany called, “The New Poets.”

Read more . . . (151 words)

You may not hear a lot about adult bullying, but according to the Workplace Bullying Institute, up to a third of workers may be the victims of workplace bullying. About twenty percent of workplace bullying crosses the line into harassment. Workplace bullying refers to the repeated, health-impairing, mistreatment of a target, driven by the perpetrators need to control. Allowed to continue this behavior undermines legitimate business interests, lowers morale, and impacts the overall ability “to get work done.” Workplace bullying can make life quite miserable and difficult. Supervisors should especially be made aware of workplace bullies, since they can disrupt productivity and create a hostile work environment which can lead to legal ramifications.

Read more . . . (118 words)

On March 31, 2016, 7:30 pm, Business School 104, Dr. Marla Brettschneider will speak on “The Jewish Phenomenon in Sub-Saharan Africa: Multiple and Conflicting Discourses.” Her talk is sponsored by Jewish Studies at Ithaca College and is free and open to the public. 

 

Read more . . . (236 words)

Get The Care You Need!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 03/15/2016 

Teladoc gives you 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through the convenience of phone or video consults. It's an affordable alternative to costly urgent care and ER visits when you need care now. 

Read more . . . (66 words)

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is hosting two candidates for the position of Director of Architecture and Infrastructure on campus this Thursday 3/17/16 and Friday 3/18/16.

Read more . . . (56 words)

The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.

 

Read more . . . (185 words)

Calling all student organization members and advisers! OSEMA is honoring the hard work and dedication of our amazing student organizations with a week-long celebration. There will be games, food, and prizes! Check out our Facebook page for more information:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1035607309795448/

Read more . . . (142 words)

15th annual SWISH for Make-A-Wish

Contributed by Colby Daboul on 03/14/2016 

Join IC PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) for the 15th annual Swish For Make-A-Wish basketball tournament on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the Fitness Center. This annual 5 v. 5 basketball tournament raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York. Last year, we raised over $2,000 and had over 250 student participants. This year we plan to raise $2,500 and need your help!

Read more . . . (102 words)

  Dining Services will operate on special hours during Spring Break. Click here for our Spring Break Hours of Operation. 

Read more . . . (20 words)

The fourteenth annual Rainbow Reception will be held on Friday, April 15. The Rainbow Reception is a celebration of Ithaca College's graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, and allied seniors and graduate students. Reservations are required. Please register here.

Read more . . . (162 words)

Fractionation (the opposite of escalation) is a process by which big conflicts are broken down into little conflicts, where they can be more easily understood and resolved.  We’ll explore the way conflict manifests in three venues (intrapsychic, interpersonal and intergroup) but we’ll focus on interpersonal aspects.

Read more . . . (168 words)

Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

Read more . . . (143 words)

The Roy H. Park School of Communications will honor Journalist Barbara Walters with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism on Friday, March 18 in New York City. David Muir ’95 will present the award to Walters.

To watch the livestream of the event, visit: livestream.com/parkmedianetwork. The broadcast will begin at noon EST. 

Read more . . . (338 words)

As noted in a recent intercom announcement, Ithaca College’s Task Force on Meals & Entertainment has developed a proposed policy on the utilization of Ithaca College funds for meals, receptions, alcohol, etc. in order to help us be more purposeful, efficient, and equitable about how we spend on food and under what circumstances. Representatives of the Task Force and the IEBC solicited feedback from Student Government Association, Faculty Council, Staff Council and from those who attended the campus-wide open session on March 3. 

Read more . . . (58 words)

Starting Sat 3/12, all mailrooms will be unstaffed for the duration of Spring Break.

Read more . . . (83 words)

Paula Ioanide, associate professor of comparative race and ethnicity studies, was honored to present on the emotional politics of racism with sociologists Rayshaw Ray of Univ. of Maryland and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva of Duke University in February. The symposium, titled "Know Justice, Know Peace," was organized by David Ikard, Professor of Africana Studies at University of Miami. A video of the symposium may be viewed here.

SAC Open House!- Free Food!

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 03/11/2016 

You’re invited to the SAC Open House on Wednesday March 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm!

Why? To eat some awesome FOOD, learn about all resources available to student organizations, meet students from across campus, and have the chance to win PRIZES!

Who? EVERY student at Ithaca College is eligible to attend!

Where? The Student Activities Center (SAC) on the 3rd floor of campus center

Click here to learn more about the SAC Open House

**SAC Tenant applications will be available at the Open House and on orgsync**

Individuals requiring accommodations should contact Theresa Radley at tradley@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Read more . . . (1 words)

recent stories

News and Notices

Lectures and Presentations

Arts and Performances

Learning Opportunities

Kudos

News for Faculty

News for Staff

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News

Comings and Goings

Archive