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Beginning with the September 30th meeting, Weight Watchers At Work meeting will be in Peggy Williams Center, Room GL054. It’s right next door to our usual location.

This room change is in effect until November 18, 2014 when we will be in a location that has yet to be determined—there will be an announcement in Intercom as that date approaches.

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Nominations are open for student or faculty membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Sigma Xi is a national honor society of scientists and engineers who are elected to the society because of their research achievements or potential. The Paulen A. Smith Chapter at Ithaca College was founded in 1965.

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Due to the Graduate and Professional School Fair being held in Campus Center on September 30, entry to U-Lot will be restricted to Fair vendors only from 3 to 6 p.m. on that date.

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that the Park School of Communications is the first building to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and October 3rd we are continuously monitoring the performance of the network and are asking the Park School community for feedback on any issues.

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Submitted on behalf of Interim Provost Linda Petrosino

I am pleased to announce that Dean Leslie Lewis has agreed to chair the search for the Assistant Provost for Finance and Administrative Operations. Joining her on the search committee will be Diane Long, Associate Professor and Chair of the Occupational Therapy department; Yuko Mulugetta, Director of Enrollment Planning; Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance; and David Pacun, Interim Associate Dean of the School of Music. This position has been posted, and we encourage you to spread the word to qualified candidates.




You are invited to join the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy for Public Viewing Nights at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory

The Fall 2014 Schedule is as follows:

October 3 - 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
November 7 - 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
December 5 - 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

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In case you've been looking for us in the Center for Health Sciences -- we're not there!  The Gerontology Institute and the Department of Aging Studies are now housed on the second floor of Job Hall--across the hall from the new location of the Office of International Programs! Our phone number and mailing address remain the same: 607-274-1965, and 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. If you have any questions, please call 274-1965 for assistance, or visit

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.

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Dear members of the Ithaca College Community,

On behalf of students, faculty and staff I want to wish everyone Shanah Tovah, which translates from Hebrew as Have a Good Year!

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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. 

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 The college community is invited to participate in a Virtual Banned Books Read Out.

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 The Ithacan now has an iPhone and iPad app! Download it from the App Store or follow this link and get connected to all the latest news, reviews and features on the Ithacan's daily website. 



A Good Life starts with a Great Score! Take the first step and take a free practice test with Kaplan to see how you will score on the test you may be facing for an advanced degree. No preparing is necessary to see where you are starting!


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IC voICes, an employee chorus is starting its 14th year and looking for new members.

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This is just a reminder that mandatory fire and emergency evacuation drills will continue in the coming week for academic and residential buildings.

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IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!

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The next No Pressure Blood Pressure will be held on Wednesday, September 24th.

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

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. The sessions will be held in the Emerson Suites, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m. 

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GO BIG tomorrow from 5:00-8:00 PM at Terrace Dining Hall. Everything will be over-the-top! Come by to check out our delicious displays, fun games and the chance to win one of four BIG prizes in our National Contest!


What’s up for grabs:


  1. “Big Sound”, Bose CineMate GS Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System.
  2. “Big Fun”, PS4 Game Console Bundle with 2 Games.
  3. “Big Tech”, Sony Xperia Tablet Z.
  4. “Big Screen”, Samsung LED Smart TV.

Let's GO BIG, IC! 

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"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.


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