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Thank you for your patience regarding follow up from the March 5 meeting. We have created a website to keep the IC community informed regarding the initiatives outlined in President Rochon’s, presentation, “A Fresh Look at Becoming the Standard of Excellence for a Residential, Comprehensive College.”

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 Hello everyone, on Tuesday March 24 is the annual Diocesan Day of Penance for the Diocese of Rochester. Anyone looking for the Sacrament of Reconciliation please feel free to come to Muller Chapel anytime on Tuesday in between the hours of 12:30 and 7:30. 

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2016 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1w46gKf.

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Join us in the Food Court Thursday, March 19th to try one of our gourmet Bodacious Burgers! Every burger is made with a premium, seasoned ½ LB beef patty with tasty toppings and is served with crispy waffle fries and beer battered onion rings. Along with these burgers, there is also a quarter pound mac & cheese dog that includes a premium all-beef hot dog, creating the optimum comfort food. These burgers are destined to impress so make sure to stop by and try one for yourself!

 

Come one, Come All, Come Hungry to Chef’s Fare 2015! It’s a culinary throw down between chefs at Ithaca College, SUNY Oneonta and Colgate University! This year’s theme is “A Culinary Quest for Excellence”. Come to Terrace Dining Hall between 5 and 7 PM for dinner to tour the world through food! Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite dish after sampling the culinary delights!

 

 

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Campus Center is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and March 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 ninth building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College. 

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Ed Tech Day 2015 - Tomorrow!

Contributed by David Weil on 03/17/2015 

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The campus community is invited to join us for our 25th annual Educational Technology Day tomorrow, Thursday, March 19th, from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Campus Center Emerson Suites and surrounding locations.  The event features a vendor showcase with national and regional  technology companies, a college showcase with faculty and staff showing how they are using technology in and out of the classroom, and a series of seminars by IT thought-leaders, faculty, vendors and others.  The event is free and open to the public, including all Ithaca College faculty, staff and students.

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David Muir, class of 1995, received two honors from Ithaca College on Friday, March 13, in a ceremony held at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. He and ABC News colleague Diane Sawyer were recognized with the inaugural Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism, bestowed by the Roy H. Park School of Communications. President Tom Rochon also presented David with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, conferred by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the Honorary Degree Committee and the Faculty Council.

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The M-Lot (A&E Center) parking lot will be closed as reserved special event parking from 6 to 9:30 a.m. this Friday, March 20.

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On Thursday, March 19th, the College will be holding its 25th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts over 800 visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn more about how technology can be used both in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below.  

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Bill Sheasgreen, director of the Ithaca College London Center, has announced his plans to retire after forty years of dedicated service to Ithaca College.  Bill and his wife Lynne will be visiting campus this week to assist in orientations for the Summer and Fall 2015 London Center groups, and we are having some events to celebrate his retirement and thank him for his many years of service. 

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As you begin to plan for Commencement/Senior Week 2015, please keep in mind the following on-campus housing guidelines. All campus residents except for graduating seniors, Resident Assistants, and Circle Apartment residents are required to vacate their rooms no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 9, 2015 unless they receive written approval from the Office of Residential Life to remain. For students with a final exam scheduled, or final papers/projects due on Monday, May 11, 2015, the deadline to vacate their rooms will be extended until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Students with a Monday final exam, paper or project due should notify their RA.

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New Humanities Blog

Contributed by Michael Smith on 03/16/2015 

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As part of a series of initiatives to promote the ways the IC humanities departments (Art History, Communication Studies, English, History, Modern Languages and Literatures, Philosophy & Religion, and Writing) contribute to the educational experience and the spirit of inquiry at the college, the Humanities Working Group announces a new blog, "Learning/Thinking/Being Human."

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Students who are interested in volunteering to help out at ITHACON or the Tori Cup should attend one of two meetings: Tuesday, March 17 in Job 160 at 12:15pm, or Wednesday, March 18 in Friends 208 at 7pm.

 

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Ithaca College’s 25th annual Educational Technology Day will be held this Thursday, March 19th, from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Campus Center Emerson Suites and surrounding locations.  The event features a vendor showcase with national and local technology companies, a college showcase with faculty and staff showing how they are using technology in and out of the classroom, and a series of seminars by IT thought-leaders, faculty, vendors and others.  The event is free and open to the public, including all faculty, staff and students.

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We are now accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2016 Senior Class Gift Committee.  More information about the Senior Class Gift Campaign and Committee can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1w46gKf.

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We Need Your Help!  Help our Students Have a Great Commencement Weekend!

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On Thursday, March 19th, the College will be holding its 25th Educational Technology Day.  This exciting event attracts over 800 visitors to our campus to explore new technologies and learn more about how technology can be used both in and out of the classroom.  We are asking that students, staff, and faculty please be aware of the parking impact of Ed Tech Day on both the event date and the preceding Wednesday, as described below. 

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Office 365 ProPlus is now available to all current students, staff, and faculty as a FREE subscription license for personal devices.

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ITS commonly receives reports of email scams circulating on campus. We thought it would be helpful to share one of these messages to point out and explain the "red flags", designated as "(RF #)" in the message below.

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