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Due to the increase in activity in Human Resources this month, our Weight Watchers meeting is being relocated on February 9th to the large conference room (PRW 137) behind the Admissions reception desk in Peggy Williams Center.


Please refer to the Intercom story dated 2/4/2016 for more information about our WW meetings...and join us!


The first weekend of the spring semester was an exciting time for game developers at Ithaca College. The Global Game Jam, taking place from January 29th to the 31st, took place at event sites in 93 countries all over the world, including at Ithaca College.

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The Office of Human Resources invites you to participate in a 2-hour session designed to serve as a road map in navigating the hiring process from the perspective of the hiring manager.

Topics for this training session address important components of an inclusive search and selection process: beginning with building diverse pools, navigating the hiring system, assembling your search committee, inclusivity in the selection process, crafting interview questions, the on-campus visit through onboarding for success.

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The 7th annual Engaging Communities Luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. Join us for this annual event that explores and celebrates the notion of community and diversity. This year’s event promises to be really special as we explore the topic of Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Higher Education, our guest speaker is Dr. Derald Wing Sue.

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The members of the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) invite you to attend our monthly meeting, on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room, Campus Center, and participate in a presentation and discussion regarding multi-cultural adoptions, facilitated by Emily Quinn, Clinical Health Studies, Class of 2016, DAC Member.

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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment. They will be recognized in this year's publication of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.  Please welcome us in congratulating these students!

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(Posted on behalf of Weight Watchers At Work Leader Samarra Mbenga)

We meet in Peggy Williams Center EVERY TUESDAY in Room GLO54 at 12:30pm (12:15 weigh in). 61.6 pounds were lost by IC WW members in January! 


New registrants (currently not a registered member) will receive a redemption coupon to receive one "Fresh and Easy" cookbook, one WW tote bag and one set of two (2) portion plates! 

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The Office of Marketing Communications is excited to invite current Ithaca College employees as well as May 2016 graduates who meet the required qualifications to apply for the position of Multimedia Developer.

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Initiating and maintaining the diversity and inclusion dialogue can be challenging. As practitioners, we often ask ourselves, how do we continue the D&I conversation in between formal initiatives? In this webinar, participants will use the GROW coaching model as a tool to initiate and advance the diversity and inclusion dialogue. Participants will generate a list of powerful questions that stimulate conversation and participants will prepare for a coaching conversation they can have in their organization in the upcoming weeks.

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While intentions have changed in the business community, true inclusion remains elusive. Quite likely the primary challenge for most organizations is that inclusion remains an abstract and vague thing. Even leaders that truly want greater inclusion have a hard time explaining in a clear and concise way what that means. Inclusion is commonly viewed as an attitude or the absence of hatred and intentional discrimination. This webinar is built around a tangible model of inclusion, including common barriers, a way of assessment and practices to employ toward greater inclusion.

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In this webinar, presenter Will Moss discusses strategies for creating and sustaining relationships with and recruiting talent from HBCUs. He will share successful techniques to utilize online channels and how to host targeted events.

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When: Thursday 2/4/16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where: A&E Center VIP Room

Who: All Ithaca College staff members who are willing to listen openly, respect differing opinions, and to engage in discussion while sharing ideas and constructive feedback are encouraged to attend.


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A test of the Ithaca College Emergency Notification System (ENS) will take place during the noon hour on Thursday. It will include a test of the Outdoor Warning System, which features a siren tone and a loudspeaker message. There is no need to take any action in response to the test.

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The 2016 Campus Life Award Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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Join us in the Campus Center Clark Lounge on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1:30 - 3:30pm for ALANA CAREER CONNECTIONS.  This networking event will feature a panel discussion with distinguished Ithaca College alumni. Students will hear a variety of perspectives as professionals share their valley and mountaintop experiences on the journey to career success.

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The Ithaca College department of intercollegiate athletics is pleased to announce the upcoming promotional schedule of activities for the month of Februrary, highlighted by a chance for fans to win $10,000 in a progressive, half-court shot contest, a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night, a Senior Class Night, and a Fill the Hill Whiteout event. 

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A reception will be held on Thursday February 4, 2016 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center.

The exhibit will be on display in the Center for Faculty Excellence from January 25-May 31, 2016.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is planning major network maintenance for late evening Saturday, February 20th into mid-day Sunday, February 21st. The maintenance is required to replace aging components of our network infrastructure.

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 The Catholic Community will be hosting four different services on February 10 in honor of Ash Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to any service. All services will have a distribution of Ashes. 

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We will have an informational session held on Wednesday Feb 3rd from 12:15-12:50 in the Wellness Clinic Classroom.

The Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Departments are teaming up to offer a personalized exercise and wellness program to Ithaca College employees and spouses who:

-          Have a current or past diagnosis of cancer

-          Are interested in starting an individualized wellness and exercise program

-          Are not currently participating in a regular exercise program 

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