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It’s that time of year again!  ZoetIC, a literary publication sponsored by the Ithaca College English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, is accepting original submissions from ALL current students and alumni of Ithaca College.


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Submitted by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The online submission process for faculty sponsors to submit student presentations for the 19th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on Monday, March 4, 2016.  

The Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2016.  It is the premier academic event at Ithaca College and features student presentations on research and creative works that are developed in collaboration with faculty. 

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Are you planning to work on an unpaid internship this summer? Do you have plans to work with an IC faculty member for the 2016-17 academic year? If you do, and you qualify for financial assistance, you may want to consider applying for a Dana Student Internship award. The fast approaching deadline for all application materials is February 12th.

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Are you interested in studying abroad? A representative from IES Abroad (one of IC's current affiliated study abroad partners) will be on campus this Thursday, February 4, 12:10-1:00, in Textor 103 to meet with students and provide further information about the IES study abroad options. A free pizza lunch will be provided!

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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come learn more about your options at our various info sessions, happening this week and next.

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Are you looking to do something exciting this summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During the summer of 2016, we will be offering a variety of programs across the globe. Summer study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!

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IIE, the Institute of International Education, sponsors a variety of scholarships for students planning a summer, semester or year abroad. Deadlines are rapidly approaching for the Summer & Fall 2016 and Academic Year 2016-17 award cycles.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Laura Klemer from PwC will visit campus to serve as an employer-in-residence.  During this time she will be available to speak with accounting and finance students about PwC, internship and job opportunities within the organization, as well as the field of accounting in general.

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The Residence Hall Snow Plowing Plan has been established to increase campus safety, increase the thoroughness of plowing efforts and reduce the time it takes to plow in parking lots generally used by residence hall students.


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The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) is looking for creative, hardworking, and collaborative students to join our team as Orientation Leaders and Student Leadership Consultants!

These exciting on-campus jobs are now available so don’t miss the chance to have a blast working alongside fellow students while developing your leadership skills.

OSEMA is dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive campus environment that complements the academic experience, engages students within the Ithaca College community, and provides opportunities for on-going personal and professional development.  

Applications will open January 25th and close February 19th.

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 ¿Hablas español?         ¿Te gusta trabajar con niños?

¡Únete a SALTAR (Spanish Language through Arts and Recreation)!

This one-credit Service Learning experience devoted to teaching Spanish to children within the Ithaca community is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the Ithaca public school system and use your Spanish in meaningful and fun ways. This coming spring semester we are partnering with art, music, and gym teachers to teach Spanish through those mediums! 

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Free Mindfulness Class

Contributed by Mary Ann Erickson on 01/31/2016 

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 Need to manage stress?  Come join our 4-session class to learn and practice mindfulness techniques in a supportive environment.

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¡Únete a TEATRO!

Contributed by Annette Levine on 01/31/2016 

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¿Te gusta español?   ¿Te gusta actuar?   ¡Únete a Teatro!    

Spanish 270 "Experiencing Teatro" W 4-5:50 (1 credit) is open to all Spanish speakers from intermediate proficiency to native fluency.    

¡Hagamos TEATRO!


For further information please contact Professor Annette Levine:

See our webpage: 

The IC Campus Jazz Band is in need of a trombonists, trumpet players and a bassist for our 8:00 to 9:00 rehearsals on Thursday evenings.

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Do you want to talk about sexual assault, sexuality, and gender on campus? Please join us for a student-facilitated, student-only discussion Weds Feb 3 at 7:00pm in Clark Lounge in the Campus Center. 

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If you are a WGS minor and you happen to speak Spanish, you can still sign up for SPAN 491: Cuerpo/Espacio: El cuerpo y el espacio que habitamos - 43311. This course can also count for Spanish major/minor credit. 

The goal of this 3-credit seminar is to examine how contemporary Spanish writers represent and explore the human body; to interrogate concepts such as gender, sexuality, beauty, monstrosity and disease; and to think about how bodies inhabit space, both figuratively and literally. We will approach the human body as a product of cultural and historical inscriptions.

Please contact Maria DiFrancesco ( as soon as possible if you're interested in enrolling. 

Don’t forget!  Apartment housing Selection for the 2016-2017 academic year begins on February 2.  Groups of students with an average of 2.2+ completed semesters by fall 2015 are eligible to log onto HomerConnect  and try to select a Circle or Garden apartments. 

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Paul Hansom of the Department of English is offering an ICC Themes and Perspectives course this semester on the role of literature in defining, shaping, and responding to environmental concerns.  The title of the course is "Earth Works:  Literature, Nature, and the Environment," and it carries with it theme designations of both Mind, Body, Spirit, and Quest for a Sustainable Future.


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Dana Professor Michael Twomey of the Department of English is offering an advanced course this semester in literature and environmental literary criticism, also called "ecocriticism."  The course is open to all students who have taken at least three courses in the humanities.  The title of the course is "Environmental Criticism:  Green Reading."


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The IC Department of English still has a few seats available in the following sections of these ICC Themes and Perspectives courses, full descriptions for which can be found here:


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