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Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 4/7/2015 for all the information about the Rotaract organizational meeting. Come meet your campus staff advisor, your sponsoring Rotary Club advisor, and possibly a couple members of the Cornell Rotaract Club.

http://www.ithaca.edu/intercom/article.php?story=20150407170332628&query=rotaract

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Have you made your senior class gift? The deadline is May 1.

And we need your support.

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Web professionals and colleagues: This summer, Ithaca plays host to a regional conference of the HighEdWeb Association, a professional organization and community for those who work in web-related jobs at colleges and universities.

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The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life.  Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor.  In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.

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Posted on behalf of President Rochon and Provost Petrosino

We are writing to the campus community to share important information involving our part-time and adjunct faculty. 

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Come join a Weight Watchers Leader and your co-workers at our Weight Watchers Open House. Learn how you can lose weight without sacrificing the foods you love and change your relationship with food.

Plus, when you join Weight Watchers during an Open House event, you can receive a Free Starter Kit full of tools to help you get started.

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Like any organization that deals with sensitive information, Ithaca College must be in compliance with a variety of security standards. To ensure this compliance, our security practices and policies are regularly reviewed by external auditors, and often result in recommended or mandated changes to our security practices. One such recommendation that the college as a whole has been asked to comply with is the enforcement of screen saver passwords on virtually all college-owned computers.

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With the end of the year wrapping up and several events occurring all across campus, Campus Center & Event Services would like to remind you that requests for catering, A/V and equipment delivery must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to your event.  If you have any questions about this, or where you may be able to get an alternative to the service needed, please call the office at (607) 274-3313 or send an e-mail to ces@ithaca.edu.

All in the Ithaca College Community are invited to attend the 2015 Women and Fairy Tales Honors Mini Conference.

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Katharyn Howd Machan, Professor in the Writing Department, has been selected as the 2015 National Award Winner for City Works Journal in San Diego.

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Smiddy Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and April 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the eleventh building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College.

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Hill Center Wi-Fi Completed

Contributed by Matt Gorney on 04/17/2015 

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Hill Center has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

The entire ITS 2015 Wi-Fi project team is excited that we are keeping an aggressive pace and look forward to the next nineteen buildings, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success. 

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Stop Hunger Servathon!

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/17/2015 

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Did you know that $3 can help a child in need? Until April 24, Dining Services Retail Locations are taking donations at the registers for the BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. 

You may donate any amount, but if you can spare $3.00, it'll supply a BackPack full of nutritious food for a child who otherwise might not be able to have 3 meals a day over the weekend. 

Donate today at  at Grand Central Café, Food Court, Sandella's Flatbreads, Business School Café, Park Café, and CHS Coffee Cart.

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It’s that time of year again! South Hill Forest Products is hosting our annual Sugar Bush Open House on Saturday, April 18th, from 9am to 2pm. Come on by to see how this student-run business makes its maple and hickory syrup, soaps, salves, and honey, and sustainably ‘farms the forest.’  There will be free pancakes, maple and hickory syrup, live music, face painting, tree identification walks, and wood chopping demonstrations. 

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Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!

The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.

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It is that time of year again when picnics, receptions and banquets are held to celebrate the completion of the academic year, students’ accomplishments, and Commencement.  Many times, such events take place off campus, at private homes, and other locations.  If alcohol will be available for students in attendance, it is important to remember the responsibilities that are associated with such an event.

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April Earth Day Sweepstakes

Contributed by Carl Cohen on 04/15/2015 

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Everybody loves a Sweepstakes!

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Are you a supervisor on campus? Would you like to gain resources to help prevent sexual harassment in your area? Come join us for lunch and learning on April 22th, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Office of Human Resources Training Room, Peggy Ryan Williams Center.  

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Information Technology Services is inviting current Ithaca College employees, who meet the required position qualifications, to apply for the position of Coordinator of Classroom Services.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee would like to inform our community that we have concluded the funding request process for this academic year.

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