Intercom

intercom home  |  advanced search  |  about intercom  |  alerts  |  faq  |  help  |  rss  

user functions

Log into intercom now

Current Ithaca College community members may contribute stories and comments as well as view additional topics by logging in.

Reset My Password

roundup

E-mail
Roundup

Sign up to receive a summary of Intercom headlines via e-mail three times a week.

Notice of Availability:  procedures, practices and programming the College uses to keep students and employees safe, and facilities secure.

Read more . . . (319 words)

The college’s exterior vehicular directional signage system was completed late last semester and now should be utilized for all campus events. To provide the best experience possible to our visitors, the following guidelines and options have been developed for temporary event-related signage for on-campus college-sponsored events. All three options include standardized design templates in which event-related text can be customized.

Read more . . . (236 words)

 South Hill Natural Area West (B-Plots) closed during hunting season

Read more . . . (85 words)

The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, via the City of Ithaca Police Department, has received notice of a phone scam being conducted in the Ithaca area.  Please be aware of the scam description detailed below, do not follow the instructions provided if you receive such a call, and report any encounter with this scam to the Tompkins County Dispatch Center immediately at 607-272-3245.

Read more . . . (193 words)

The science doesn’t lie: singing really is better for your health than yoga.  And, in the words of Ella Fitzgerald, “the only thing better than singing – is more singing.” Scientists have shown that not only does singing in a choir make you feel good; it’s got health benefits, too. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, found that choristers’ heartbeats synchronize when they sing together, bringing about a calming effect that is as beneficial to our health as yoga (Sarah Rainey, The Daily Telegraph, National Post Wire Services | July 10, 2013)

Read more . . . (202 words)

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is an annual effort to increase awareness and prevention of online security problems. The ITS Information Security Office is promoting NCSAM on our campus.

Watch for our security tips with these themes throughout the month of October:

  • WEEK 1: PROMOTING ONLINE SAFETY WITH THE STOP.THINK.CONNECT. CAMPAIGN
  • WEEK 2: SECURE DEVELOPMENT OF IT PRODUCTS
  • WEEK 3: CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS
  • WEEK 4: CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS
  • WEEK 5: CYBER CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

For more information throughout the month be sure to visit the ITS Information Security Office website at Ithaca.edu/ICinfosec

Follow the Information Security Office: facebook.com/ICInfosec | twitter.com/IC_infosec

The Diversity Awareness Committee would like to pilot a new theme -based funding model in order to encourage the creation and execution of programming based on emerging issues within the fields of diversity, equality and social justice. We are excited to announce this year’s theme will be PRIVILEGE!

Read more . . . (285 words)

Ithaca College students, faculty and staff are invited to be a part of Ithaca College Community Appreciation Day at this Saturday's (Oct. 4) home football game. The undefeated and nationally-ranked Ithaca Bombers host Empire 8 rival Utica at 1 p.m. at Butterfield Stadium.

Read more . . . (135 words)

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped to contribute and make the Ithaca College A.G.E.S & the Gerontology Institute Team a Grand Champion fundraiser (senior care category) in the 2014 Ithaca Walk to End Alzheimer's!

Read more . . . (59 words)

We need the college community’s input to help create a vision for the future.

All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long town hall sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, to provide input on the campus master plan. Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suite B, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.   

Read more . . . (81 words)

Since 1964, the C.P. Snow Lecture Series has been bringing speakers to campus whose work illustrates or emphasizes a bridge between the sciences and the humanities. Each year we grant a C.P. Snow Scholar Award, which recognizes a student whose career at Ithaca College successfully combines scientific and humanistic studies. 

Read more . . . (70 words)

Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, AVP for Business and Finance.

Please join us on October 1 and 2 for our two finalist eMarketplace vendor demonstrations. Once implemented, the eMarketplace solution will allow the college to streamline its purchasing processes, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

Unimarket will be here on Wednesday, October 1, and sciQuest on Thursday, October 2. Both demonstration sessions are open to the campus community and will be held in the Emerson Suites: Unimarket will be in Emerson A and sciQuest will be in Emerson C.

Read more . . . (118 words)

Submitted on behalf of Nancy Pringle, Vice President for Human and Legal Resources

As a community, Ithaca College values a respectful environment free from harassment and discrimination. I believe that all of us recognize that unwanted advances, sexually explicit conduct, differential treatment, or offensive jokes have a detrimental impact on our community. Our obligations as members of the Ithaca College community, including some responsibilities specific to supervisors are outlined in the College’s Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, the Institutional Policy on Disability and the Sexual Harassment Policy. 

Read more . . . (290 words)

As you prepare your 2015-2016 zero based budget spreadsheets, please account for projected cost increases from the Campus Center and Event Services Office.

Read more . . . (145 words)

Accounting majors may apply for Audit Intern Summer 2015 and Audit Associate positions with Grant Thornton LLP.  On-campus interviews will be held in Career Services on Friday, October 10, however applications are due TODAY (Wednesday, October 1).  Please view application instructions in eRecruiting.

Read more . . . (139 words)

 

Your baby will be able to move around the room using a robot!

 

Read more . . . (152 words)

 

October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month.  Each day throughout the month a video highlighting a different historical figure will be available for viewing in a special section of the LGBT Center Website: LGBT History Month Featured Videos

 

Read more . . . (169 words)

You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Night at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory this Friday October 3, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Read more . . . (166 words)

Apply now: http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/leadership/cclr/

Read more . . . (157 words)

"Chocolate in the Chapel" - For all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied students to meet each other, our campus chaplains, and students from the chapel communities - Wednesday October 1, 4-6pm in Muller Chapel.

Great Chocolate of all kinds! Great Conversation with the Chaplains & Students from the Chapel Communities.

Sponsored by The IC Chaplains and the LGBT Center.

To view the calendar of events listing, click here.

 

Read more . . . (26 words)

recent stories

News and Notices

News for Faculty

News for Students

Student Organizations

HR News

Technology

Kudos