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Join us on Tuesday, March 4th as we celebrate Mardi Gras, New Orleans style! We'll have a special menu along with music and merriment to go around! 

Come dressed in costume or in your best Purple, Green and Gold attire. Certain masqueraders will survey the landscape and hand out prizes to those dressed to the 9's! So, break out your masks and feathers and come join the good times!

Check out our Facebook Page for our Mardi Gras Menu! "Like" us while you're at it! You'll get sneak peaks for Dining Hall events.

One credit mini courses are offered as part of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF). Courses start right after spring break. Students study a variety of topics and attend screenings during the Festival. Students can sign up for courses on Homer. Course titles and descriptions and CRN numbers are below. Contact Prof. Warren Schlesinger if you have any questions (warren@ithaca.edu).

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Need a break from studying/writing? Would you like to meditate?

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You can adjust the working hours and days of your calendar so that others know when your work day starts and ends.  Once set, in the day or week view your calendar will appear white during working hours and all other hours will be shaded.  To adjust your working time:

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Need a timeout from studying or writing for midterms?

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We have an exciting final line up of SLI sessions for Block 4!

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Submit your RA application today!

Contributed by Tricia Torley on 03/02/2014 

Today is the last day to apply to be a Resident Assistant for the Fall 2014 semester.

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On Saturday, March 1, Ithaca College students Tommy Conners and Caitlin McSherry presented academic papers at Binghamton University's second annual conference on Latin American, Latin@, Caribbean, and Indigenous Studies.

 Tommy Conners is a Spanish (Teacher Ed) major and delivered a paper entitled "Translingualism: Gustavo Pérez Firmat's Self Expression of Hybridity"    

Caitlin McSherry is a double major in Cinema &Photography (Cinema Production concentration) and Art History. Her paper was entitled "Women in Revolutionary Cuba, As Portrayed and Discussed in Cuban Film"      

¡Felicitaciones a los dos!    

 

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Submitted on behalf of Julia Herman '14, CHP Intern.

This month...

  • Learn how to eat healthy while on a tight budget
  • Learn how failure can actually make you feel empowered and turn into success
  • Learn how to tighten up and perfect your cover letter for a future employer
  • Learn about innovative tools to help you hit your fitness goals
  • Learn how to create your own happiness and the joys of being single
  • ...And much more!!

Also make sure to enter to win the GRAND PRIZE this month by taking the survey in March's issue of Student Health 101!

 

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At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 4 former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 14 current faculty members.

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There are still opportunities to sign up for AIL 2014! Volunteer sign ups are available online via google forms.

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Cooking in College

Contributed by Lindsay Simpson on 03/02/2014 

Are you struggling with preparing healthy meals for yourself? Are you making the transition off campus in the fall and worried about cooking meals? This student-led course is for you! 

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Women's Studies together with the Center for Faculty Excellence, Department of Psychology, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Department of Politics cordially invite the entire campus community to a talk tentatively entitled "Googling Baby (On Global Assisted Reproduction Services" given by Debra Castillo, Cornell University Professor of Comparative Literature. The event, which is also in celebration of Women's History Month, will take place on March 4th at 7 in Textor 101. Join us for a lively discussion on a timely subject. 

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Love all those fancy fonts you see in cards and posters? Looking for a way to spruce up your letters and cards? Then join IC Secession thisTuesday, March 4, from 5:15-6pm in Williams 313, to learn more about typography and practice your skills. 

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On March 5, 2014, any rising juniors or seniors (students that have completed 3 or more semesters by the end of fall 2013) that are currently living in single rooms are eligible to squat in their current room. In order to squat your single room for the 2014-2015 academic year, you will need to log onto HomerConnect, on March 5, 2014 between the hours of 9am and 9pm.

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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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Are you prepared for the GAME OF LIFE?  Student loans to pay off, new tires for your car, monthly bills and credit cards - are you prepared to manage your financial resources effectively now, and to plan for a future with financial security? 

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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The Longview/IC shuttle will resume its normal spring semester schedule between the Longview retirement community and Ithaca College on Monday, March 3. For the last two weeks of February, the shuttle had been operating on a limited basis due to staffing issues.

Please note: The shuttle runs only when classes are in session; the shuttle will be suspended  during spring break (March 10-14).

“Crisis, Opportunity and Antiracism” will be the topic of a talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. The presentation by Phuong Nguyen is part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, and it is free and open to the public.

Nguyen is an assistant professor in the CSCRE and serves as coordinator of the minor in Asian American Studies. In his talk, he will present historical examples of how different ethnic and racial groups were able to climb the social ladder at the expense of another group, then discuss how communities today can rethink social justice and antiracism.

For more information on the CSCRE and the Discussion Series, visit ithaca.edu/cscre or theithacan.org/news/cscre-previews-spring-discussion-series-on-racial-language/ 

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