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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Faculty-in-Residence program in the academic year, 2016-2017.  The program will bring together faculty members who have proposed a program of study, reflection, planning, and action related to some aspect of faculty excellence and development.  Successful proposals will link faculty interests to Ithaca College initiatives and have a potential impact beyond the faculty member’s own discipline or department.  

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Fulbright Information Luncheon

Contributed by Wade Pickren on 12/11/2015 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 9:00- 10:00 a.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Monday, December 14, 2015 12:00- 1:00 pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Randy Devett-McKeon, Academic Advising Center

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Stress: Its Nature and Management (3 credits) offered online during the winter intersession (January 11-22).  

All of us experience stress.  Learn about the nature of stress and how to manage it so you can achieve your optimum potential.  This course offers a personalized learning experience, with discussion, workbook activities, and projects focusing on understanding stress and making it stress work for you. 

Attributes:  ICC - Social Sciences, Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts
3 credits.  HLTH 22700-01 CRN 30050.

For more information contact Deborah Wuest at

Now through the end of finals week, bring your UPS and FedEx PREPAID book returns to the retail register at Phillips Hall Post Office.

  • If your package is already sealed and ready to ship, just give it to one of our staff. There is no charge!  If your label needs to be attached, just ask for a clear adhesive label pouch. They’re free to use.
  • If your package needs to be sealed with tape we will do that and attach your label for just $1 per package (cash only).
  • If you don’t have any packaging, we can sell you a mailer for $1 (cash only). We’ll pack up your shipment and attach your label. These can usually accept a couple of books, depending on size. 

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2016 MLK Celebration

Contributed by RahK Lash on 12/11/2015 

Every January, the Ithaca College community celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a series of programs sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement & Multicultural Affairs.

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Leadership Weekend is a two-day retreat that brings together students from a variety of roles on campus to learn from each other and discover new ways to demonstrate leadership. Participants attend a series of leadership development sessions that focus on team-building and further developing individual leadership skills and understandings.

This is also an opportunity to earn 3 Leading Self credits for the Student Leadership Institute (SLI)!

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While many of us are coming back with full bellies from Thanksgiving, families across the Southern Tier still go hungry every day. Our “Season’s Eatings!” Food and Fund Drive is in full swing, so now’s your chance to help feed those in need!


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What is your next step when it comes to planning your career and future? Where are you going after you graduate? What are you doing to prepare for your future? Join us for "Life After Ithaca College," a conference for students, alumni and friends of the College to share their expertise and Ithaca College Networking at Noon on February 20th!

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Dillingham Café CLOSED TODAY

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 12/11/2015 

Dillingham Café will be closed Friday, December 11th, for a special event. Grab & Go offerings will still be available at Library Café and Terrace Dining Hall.

The Spring 2016 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 10am-3pm in Campus Center Quad. There will be over 150 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is January 27 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority. 

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Find tips on how to stay healthy in our Student Health 101 online newsletter! 

Upgrade Your Sleep: Simple Bedroom Solutions:

How to be happy: Why your experiences matter most:

How to get moving when you just don't wanna: 

Which food best describes your personality? Vote in this week’s poll:  

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SGA seeks student input on their shared governance model before the model is put forward to the committee that creates suggests the Shared Governance model for the college to the Board of Trustees in the Spring.  

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 Engage with us in a conversation about what you value in a leader and a college President!  

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Make your voice heard in drafting the Student Bill of Rights with Student Body President Dominick Recckio.


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Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle, IC United Way Campaign Chair

Next week Ithaca College will kick-off its United Way Campaign. Please be on the lookout for the announcement in Intercom and an email containing information about accessing the online donation system, as well as options for obtaining hard copy pledge forms.

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Contributed by Nicole Veltri on 12/10/2015 

 When was the last time you saw Cannoli in the dining halls?  Never!  Stop by the Ithaca College Italian Club's table outside the Smoothie place on December 11th from 10am-3pm (or until supplies last), and buy some delicious cannoli!  We will be filling them on the spot.  $2 per cannoli.  Buon Appetito!

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Nominations for the Izzy Award for calendar year 2015 are now open. The annual honor for outstanding achievement in independent media, named after legendary journalist I. F. “Izzy” Stone, is a project of the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM).

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Dr. Matt Mogekwu, chair of the Journalism department, was a Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Post-graduate Students’ Research on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Southern and Eastern Africa - Positioning African Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production in the Global Conjectures.

The conference took place in Durban, South Africa from November 20 -21, 2015. The focus of his presentation was communication strategies for spreading such knowledge.