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 Join the Service Saturday team this December 6th!


Kick off your holiday season by volunteering in your local community and helping out with some BIG events and GREAT causes.

Students can choose to volunteer at one of these awesome sites:

·         Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair

·         Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s “Santa’s Arrival” Event

·         Salvation Army

·         Friends of the Tompkins County Library 

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Contributed by Morgan Gatzemeyer on 11/26/2014 

Bring back all your gently used coats from Thanksgiving Break and donate them to a good cause!

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"Of all the skills a student can bring to an employer, leadership is the most valuable."

In this month's issue of SH101

  • What you need to know: Leadership & your career
  • Stories of two students who developed their leadership skills in different ways 
  • Are you a leader? 
  • Personal qualities ranked highest for leadership 

Check it out here:


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All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long update meetings scheduled for Thursday, December 4, to hear the latest updates on the Ithaca College master planning process.  Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

Yesterday during its annual meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) announced the appointment of Ithaca College School of Music Dean Karl Paulnack to the Commission on Accreditation.

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ACE is an Ithaca College portal that provides access to Parnassus, Argus, Homer, IC Workflow and Advance. The ACE portal uses an older security protocol called SSL 3.0. Web browsers have begun to block SSL 3.0, which will prevent access to the ACE page for Ithaca College users as follows:

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the week of 11/24:

  • Mon. 11/24 - Wed. 11/26: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/27 - Sat. 11/29: Closed
  • Sun. 11/30: 12pm - 5pm

Regular hours will resume on Monday, December 1 at 10:00am. Stop by the fixIT shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit

Friends 110

The Friends 110 computer lab is not open 24/7 during the break. Printing is available from the WebPrint Release Station during the hours an ITS consultant is not on duty. Further details regarding our computer lab hours can be found at

Friends 110, Williams 210, and the fixIT shop will resume regular hours on Monday, December 1.

Learn more about the print management program and how to use a WebPrint Release Station here.

IC Adoption Support and Awareness Alliance (ASAA) kicked off National Adoption Month by hosting event called Superheroes and Adoption. This event promoted discussion around many of famous superheroes who were adopted like Superman, Spiderman, Hercules and more. Congrats to ASAA on their successful event!

Two weeks ago, members of the Ithaca College community made more than 140 “Sunny Grams” at IC Project Sunshine’s first independent event. 

IC Project Sunshine is part of a national nonprofit organization that provides free education, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. The local organization meets weekly to knit and crochet frequently requested items, such as hats, blankets, and booties, which are sent to the national organization and are then distributed to pediatric medical facilities.

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Our partners at Zimride by Enterprise are giving away an iPad Mini, FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards!  Post a ride in November and be automatically entered to win. 

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Be part of a growing movement of students making a real difference. 

ASB is a week-long, service immersion program held in March that gives students the chance to gain personal and professional growth through direct volunteer experience and place-based learning. Participants are be selected to join one of the five trip locations on the east coast during spring break.

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 See below or Click Here to view Dining Services' Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Break. 

Students... Staying on campus during the Thanksgiving Break? Click here to order meals!

Questions? Let us know! 

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!



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On Friday, November 21st, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director of Project Look Sharp presented at the National Council for Teachers of English annual conference in Washington, DC. 

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The Mirror Magazine has extended their submissions deadline for the 2015 issue to 11/30/14.  The Mirror Magazine is Active Minds at Ithaca College's own literary arts magazine that reflects on mental health.  

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 With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a good time to be mindful of how you can save energy in your office, even when you’re not there.  It’s easy, helps Ithaca College save energy and money, and gets us closer to our commitment of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.  Here’s what we all can do.


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When you leave the 29th annual Network Nights this January in New York City and Boston, will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn’t what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd of hundreds and follow up steps to take after Network Nights.

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Find Out What All The Buzz Is About!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 11/21/2014 

The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on you: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move toward your personal health and well-being goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!

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Please adjust your calendars, everyone: We are back in our regularly scheduled meeting room on the ground floor of Peggy Williams Center, Room GL52!

When: Every Tuesday

Times: 11:15am - 12:00pm
12:15pm - 1:00pm


With Monthly Pass, meetings run on an on-going basis and are open to the entire Ithaca College community. You can join anytime and it is never too late. You are also welcome to sit in on a meeting to see what it is like—there is no obligation to join. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 10/24/14 for more information.

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Ithaca College and the New York Student Film Network will host series of workshops, panels, and guest presentations on Saturday, December 6.

This summit will give students access to local filmmakers and to workshops not normally covered in traditional film and television courses, and is supported by the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.

Sessions include:
• Acting with The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca
• The Winner's Circle, panel of local award-winning filmmakers
• Producer’s Panel (professionals who work in news, web production, sports, film and advertising)
• Canon DSLR Presentation
• Production Design
• Networking (in person and online)
• and more

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