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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Belisa Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology; Danette Johnson, Assistant Provost and Director of the Core Curriculum; Michelle Rios-Dominguez, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

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This year's Annual Employee Benefits & Work/Life Fall Harvest Festival will be on Tuesday, November 5th, from 10am to 3pm in Emerson Suite. Please see the Fall Harvest Festival Invite for more information. Over the next few weeks you will see more information published on Intercom about what the Festival will offer this year.   We look forward to seeing all benefits eligible faculty and staff at the Festival.  Be sure to bring your College ID.

The James B. Pendleton Photography awards are intended to make our strongest photography projects exhibition ready by providing funding for the finishing costs of students’ projects.

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The James B. Pendleton Award for Completion of Cinematic Works is intended to make our strongest projects ready for film festivals by providing funding for the costs of finishing your project. This includes but is not limited to: 16mm film cost, lab processing and telecine, film transfer fees, duplication fees, and festival and conference submission fees.


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There are a few spots in the ENVS field class left for students who want to experience the culture and habitats of Belize (you need not have taken ENVS 204, this fall’s Introduction to Belize class). Study tropical ecosystems, Mayan civilization and the impacts humans have had on the region’s biodiversity. Trip dates: 3-15 January.

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Contributed by Yvonne Rogalski on 10/02/2013 



Ithaca College’s Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department presents: FREE HEARING TESTS (cognition and memory tests too)!


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 You may register on-line for the class at: 

If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must attend the full 2 hours of the driver safety class.


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 Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, PhD Candidate at the University of Texas, Austin and an Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow will present "History in Exile: Contesting the Cuban Revolutionary Archive from Abroad." The seminar, sponsored by the Cornell University Latin American Studies Program will take place on Monday October 7 at 12:15PM in Uris Hall 202.




Professor Sforzo of the Exercise & Sport Sciences department recently published a paper entitled “The Study of Health Coaching” in the international journal Global Advances in Health & Medicine (2:44-50, 2013).  The article describes health and wellness coaching as an important adjunct to medical and preventative interventions and provides insights into research designs and projects for the future.  Health coaching is available to Ithaca College employees through the Mind, Body, Me campus wellness initiative – contact Human Resources if you are interested.


Ithaca College students and faculty can receive $10 off registration for the 5K at 8pm by entering the special promo code: "ICGLOWS"

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Anyone interested in conducting 302 research in the biology department this spring MUST attend the meeting:

Thurs., Oct. 10  
4 pm
CNS 1st floor foyer

This is also a perfect time for underclassmen to discuss 200-level research with faculty.

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This Saturday, October 5, is our second Service Saturday of the semester and we hope to see you there! We have some great opportunities for anyone looking to get out there and make a difference!

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It's a Great WEEK to be a Bomber!

Contributed by Courtney Brown on 10/02/2013 

That’s right SPIRIT WEEK! October 7th – 12th! It is a week of planned events by numerous student organizations on campus to help build school spirit and lead into Alumni Weekend. Here are the events and themes you have to look forward to:

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Interested in LGBT Issues and Sports?

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ITS continues to work on improving the wireless network. Starting this week, Apogee consultants will be on campus doing a comprehensive wireless network site survey. This survey will provide us with the information we need to improve wireless performance to meet current and future needs.

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Do you want to relax more? Mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress! You are welcome to drop in for this weekly group whether you’re a beginner or a person experienced with meditation.    

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Wellness Wednesdays, the bring-your-lunch series for students, faculty, and staff is back. Most weeks there will be a drop-in practice session of meditation techniques.  Occasionally, we will also have outside speakers on other forms or meditation or stress management.

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 Leading @IC Presents: President and Treasurer Social!

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Looking for anyone with experience creating an ipad app!  This would include working with two speech-language pathology graduate students.  If interested please contact Lea Cifranick at or Chelsea Hammond at 


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The Latin American Studies Seminar Series at Cornell University will host a talk by our Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

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