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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a session with Joseph Silino can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

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The position calls for members of the Ithaca College staff and faculty to serve as justices for Ithaca College Conduct Review Board hearings. The Conduct board is charged with the responsibility of protecting and enforcing the rules and regulations in the Ithaca College Student Conduct Code's 'Statement of Responsibilities'. The Conduct Review Board hears cases of alleged academic and  non-academic misconduct by Ithaca College students. The Board determines if a student should be found responsible for the charge(s) they allegedly violated, and if found responsible, imposes judicial sanctions that range from written warning to removal from the College.


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The focus of the study was to understand the coordination between the various signalling mechanisms involved in regulating stomata in plants.

This publication was the result of several years of collaboration between a Ph.D. student and faculty at Cornell University, faculty at the USDA and faculty and students at Ithaca College. 

To view the paper, follow the link


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The Office of Student Financial Services will have special hours on two days next week in order to allow all staff to participate in two very important events, Convocation and the All-College Gathering.  They are as follows:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27: The office will be closed 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for Convocation and the Community Picnic

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29: The office will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the All-Campus Gathering.

We encourage all of you to join us at these two important campus events as we begin the year together!

During the add/drop period, the Office of the Registrar manages all classroom spaces. Conference & Event Services will not process any classroom reservation requests during this time, with a few exceptions noted below.

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There will be an Orientation Block Party on Monday, August 26 2019.

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Office of the Registrar will be open: 

Sunday, August 25th from 12:00 Noon to 05:00 PM

If you have any questions please contact us at

Please visit our website for additional resources.

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Please see below for information regarding the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) for the fall 2019 semester.


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Retired writing professor Fred A. Wilcox’s latest book of nonfiction, Shamrocks and Oil Slicks: A People’s Uprising Against Shell Oil in County Mayo, Ireland, will be published by Monthly Review Press in September.

Wilcox taught many classes at IC including Personal Essay, Writing on War and Peace, and Fiction Writing in the Department of Writing at IC from 1987 until his retirement in 2015. He has written several books of nonfiction as well as numerous essays, short stories, and op-ed pieces. His debut novel, Secrets, was published by Split Oak Press in 2013; his second, Tommy Mackin’s Vow, by Cayuga Lake Books in 2017. His next novel, nearing completion, is a thriller set in present-day New York City.

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Want to present a Student Leadership Institute workshop during Block 1?

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Lisa Farman, Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, published an invited essay, "Media planning in the foreground: Comparing the Washington Media Scholars case competition and the NSAC," in the Journal of Advertising Education.

The essay is published online ahead of print. It can be accessed here: and will appear in the November 2019 print edition.

The Journal of Advertising Education is dedicated to research and commentary on instruction, curriculum, and leadership in advertising education and is the official journal of the Advertising Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

This makes 8 grants in the last 13 months!!! 

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Fall semester 2019, meets bi-weekly, September 9 - December 16
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has coauthored a book chapter with Dale Hudson, Associate Professor at New York University Abu Dhabi, entitled “Writing About Digital and Interactive Media” for a recently published book, Writing About Screen Media(Routledge), edited by Lisa Patti. 

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Dr. Sara Haefeli, (Associate Professor of Music History) publishes a chapter in a collection of essays, The Norton Guide to Teaching Music History.   

Haefeli's chapter is a survey of writing strategies employed in music history courses, from formal research papers - to less formal program notes and listening journals. Her work guides readers to resources on the teaching of writing, and offers a call for more research on how to teach students to write well in music history core classes.  

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Professor Jeffrey Holmes from the Psychology Department delivered an invited address at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Chicago.  In his address, Professor Holmes outlined his ongoing research on students’ attitudes about learning and education.


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ICNL Opportunities

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Join the Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee

or Student Land Stewardship Program!

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In the past Move-In Day has occurred on the weekend, allowing new students and their families to have easy access to parking. This year Move-In Day takes place during the day on August 20, 2019. Family Orientation programs will then take place during the day on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 

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This 1-credit course is tied to the visit of our 2019 Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall.  We take the title of our course from her latest book Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America, which the students will do a close read of this semester.  Hall tells the story of much of the twentieth century from the point of view of three sisters, born into the reactionary late-nineteenth century South, but building lives that take them in three very different directions, including two of the sisters moving in bohemian and socialist circles in Jazz Age New York.  This is a story of social change, of women’s history, of family, and of what we inherit from the past and build out of that inheritance.

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Information Technology is pleased to announce the launch of eduroam (educational roaming), a new wireless service which will be available in academic and administrative buildings beginning August 21st.

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