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Start the new year off right...

Contributed by Theresa Radley on 12/31/2013 

Looking for new members? Interested in advertising an upcoming event to a large group of people? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to have a table at the Spring Student Organization Fair on January 29, 2014 in Emerson Suites from 10am-3pm.

To request space at the fair please complete the 2014 Spring Student Organization Fair sign up form by January 23.

Space is first come, first serve. All registered or new student organizations are able to sign up.

If you have any questions please email


Applications for Alternative Spring Break are still open! Space is very limited!

Do you have an interest in social justice or park preservation? Maybe you want to learn about food justice, historic preservation, or youth mentoring? Check out the Alternative Spring Break trips to see how you can discover your passion for service by helping communities across the Eastern United States.

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Students looking for leadership and service opportunities should look no further. Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is the perfect way to spend your time off learning about yourself and your service passions.

Dive into Park Preservation on the beach or learn about Food Justice in the nation’s capital. All of the five ASB trips touch on important issues facing different communities around the United States. Check them out here !

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Happy Holidays from the Leadership Weekend Team! Just a friendly reminder that applications for LW2014 are due on December 31st!


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Ithaca College’s Center for Life Skills invites individuals who have experienced a stroke to participate in its spring 2014 session.

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fixIT Shop Winter Break Hours

Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 12/23/2013 

The fixIT Shop, located in Friends 110, will be open limited hours during winter break. Bring in your personal computer for diagnostic and repair services between 12pm – 5pm, January, 6 – 10, and January, 13 – 17. Please visit our website for more details on hours, services and rates at The fixIT Shop will resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Friends 110

Earn 3 credits in 12 days with an online course for non-biology majors!

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Creating an Inclusive Culture: The truth behind bias, bullying and other derailing behaviors.

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What are you doing for Spring Break?

Contributed by Don Austin on 12/23/2013 

Students interested in personal and professional development, who want to make a difference, are encouraged to apply for Alternative Spring Break (ASB)! ASB applications are available now: APPLY HERE.

Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis until the trips are full. Currently, there are spaces available in the following trips:

  • Central NY
  • Washington DC
  • Virginia Beach
  • Northern Tennessee


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Printing Your Calendar

Your Outlook calendar can be viewed electronically on your computer, smartphone, and tablet, but sometimes you just need a hard copy.  You can print your calendar in the Outlook for Windows and Macintosh applications and the Outlook Web App. 

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The Caring and Sharing holiday campaign is over and it was a tremendous success because of all of the wonderful contributions made by the employees and students here at IC.

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Interested in developing your leadership skills, meeting other student leaders, and having a fantastic weekend retreat experience? Leadership Weekend 2014 is almost here!

This retreat is designed to encourage emerging leaders to discuss their own thoughts on leadership, connect with other student leaders, and further their involvement at Ithaca College.

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There will be no WW@W meetings while Ithaca College is closed for the winter holiday break from December 24th through January 1st. Current members, please use your Monthly Pass to attend another meeting in the area.

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A&E Center and Pool Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 12/20/2013 

A&E Center Hours
Please note:  The A&E Center will be closed on Monday, December 23rd.

Pool Hours


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Check out the Alternative Spring Break trips to see how you can discover your passion for service by helping communities across the Eastern United States.

Make sure you submit as soon as possible!!! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all trips are full! There are currently spaces available for trips to:

  • Central New York
  • Northern Tennessee
  • Virginia Beach
  • Washington DC

If you have any questions, please contact Don Austin at

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Interested in developing your leadership skills, meeting other student leaders, and having a fantastic weekend retreat experience? Leadership Weekend 2014 is almost here!

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 The Ithacan has been named one of 15 national finalists for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 2014 Crown Award in the competition’s “hybrid” category. The hybrid category is defined as “print publications that provide live coverage via website between print editions.”

 The list of finalists in this category includes publications from Ball State University, Indiana University, the University of Pennsylvania, Iowa State University and the University of Oklahoma, among others. The winners, who receive either a Gold or Silver Crown, will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 12–15.

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 The work of five staff members of The Ithacan has been honored with Gold Circle Awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its 30th annual Gold Circle competition. The 2013 awards are for work produced during the 2012–13 academic year. The following work from The Ithacan was honored with awards:

  • Emily Fuller and Erica Pirolli, First Place for Overall Tabloid Design
  • Sabrina Knight, Second Place for Sports Photography, for "When Push Comes to Shove" (October 12, 2012, p. 28)
  • Rachel Woolf, Third Place for Photo Illustration, for “Breaking the Bank” (April 11, 2013, p. 1)
  • Steven Pirani, Certificate of Merit for General Feature Story, for “Local Indulgence: Guests Explore Origins of Food and Wine on New Tour” (April 4, 2013, p. 13)

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration 

It is with a great sense of pride and excitement that I report to the campus community that we have just completed a review with Moody's credit rating agency. Ithaca College was reaffirmed with an A2 credit rating coupled with a stable outlook. According to Moody’s Investors Service, this rating “is supported by the college’s dedicated fiscal discipline.” It is noteworthy to mention that the private higher education sector currently has a negative outlook in general with several institutions receiving downgrades, with negative outlooks.

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You have achieved the one year mark with your Mind, Body, Me wellness program and it’s only the beginning. In celebration of this achievement, we held our first Flight Festival and what a success it was!

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