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VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood will be hosting a No Pants Party for its first event of the semester to celebrate National STD Testing Awareness Month. Wear shorts, cardboard boxes or a bed linen, but no pants! Feel free to get creative.


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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present National Book Award Finalist in fiction Sarah Shun-lien Bynum as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, April 13th in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center. The reading is free and open to everyone.

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"Vincent Who?" Documentary Screening and short Q&A with Helen Zia

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David Turkon (Anthropology) was lead author on the paper, Connecting Sudanese Refugees with Their Past Through the Lost Boys Reunited Project, that he presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) in Seattle on March 30.  

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

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Active Minds at Ithaca College has been designated a 5-Star chapter by the national chapter of Active Minds, its highest rating, and supports the mission to reduce the stigma that interferes with accessing mental health care.

Send Silence Packing is an exhibit currently on tour to eleven different colleges and universities and will be making a stop at IC Friday, April 15th.  The exhibit will be on the Academic Quad (rain location: Emerson Suites...but it won't rain). Don't miss the IC news release about Send Silence Packing and be sure to check out additional information about Active Minds and a video clip about the exhibit before it arrives!

Living with Grief has been a weekly drop-in support group for students coping with the loss of a loved one.  A number of students found the group to be a supportive place to address matters related to their grief.  In the future, similar opportunities will be provided to students.

Now that attention is increasingly focused on concluding the semester, Living with Grief will no longer meet weekly.  Instead, there will be a final group meeting Thursday, April 28, at 5:15 in the Health Promotion Resource (down the hall from CAPS).

Questions and requests for disability accommodations can be directed to LeBron Rankins at


The Student Activities Center serves as the headquarters for several student organizations. Student organizations that apply, may be chosen to use designated space in the Student Activities Center  for one year, provided they adhere to policies and procedures, demonstrate they are using the space effectively, and help maintain the professional culture in the space.

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the field of humanitarian relief? Put your knowledge and skills to the test in this interactive simulation workshop!

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Like volunteering? Sign up for the Service Saturday on April 16th!

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Do you have great stories to share? Are you interested in gaining some real-world magazine publishing experience?

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(Submitted on behalf of Samarra Mbenga, leader of the Weight Watchers At Work program at Ithaca College)

How many summers have you wanted to feel comfortable at the beach?

How many doctor's appointments have you dreaded or avoided? 

Weight Watchers New PointsPlus™ Program is not a diet. It is the opportunity for you to take control of your health.

Come and see what all the excitement is about.


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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
8:15 PM

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IC STAFF who are APPROVED DRIVERS:  Want to earn some extra CASH?

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Got any plans for summer?

Contributed by Alison Bowman on 04/08/11 

Why not consider a Flexible Work Arrangement! Summer is a great time to take advantage of an alternate work schedule.

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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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The Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life still needs ushers for this year’s Commencement Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 22, 2011. This is a great opportunity for IC staff and students to get out and experience this wonderful and proud day with our graduates and their families and friends.

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Tired of winter and the cold? Want to feel like a kid at recess again? Welcome in the warm weather with the Ithaca Youth Bureau’s Adult Kickball Tournament scholarship fundraiser.

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Gerontology faculty members Mary Ann Erickson and Elizabeth Bergman, along with former Gerontology Institute Director, John Krout, traveled to Cincinnati in March to attend the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education’s 37th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference.

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After 15 years of raising funds — and friends — for Ithaca College, Shelley Semmler has announced that she will be retiring from her position as the college’s vice president for institutional advancement on February 28, 2012.

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