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Wednesday March 9th, 2011

Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center 

Noon - 12:50pm

Personal Safety and Self Defense

with Amy Chilson, Master Security Officer, Former R.A.D Instructor, Officer of Public Safety and Officer Hightchew, Office of Public Safety

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Attention Seniors!!!

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 03/06/11 

The Senior Class happy hour you've all been waiting for is finally here. It's time to Toast to 2011! Check out our facebook event page for details!

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Due to the snowstorm and treacherous driving conditions, the 9:00 PM Mass Sunday March 6 is cancelled.  Please join us on Wednesday, March 9, for the beginning of Lent.  Mass on Ash Wednsday will be celebrated at 9:00 AM, 12:10 PM and 5:30 PM in Muller Chapel, and at 10:00 AM in Longview.

Learn about how to prepare for your career while helping your peers Career Services is looking for motivated students who like to help others, to serve as Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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Become a fan of Ithaca Dining Services on Facebook now through Friday, March 11 and automatically receive a certificate for a Free Coffee or Tea AND get automatically entered into a drawing of Ipod Nano, 2 - $50 Bonus Bucks Certificates, and 2 - $25 ID Express Certificates.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present National Book Critics Circle Award winner in criticism Eula Biss as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 9th in Clark Lounge, Campus Center. The reading is free and open to everyone.

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Interested in recertifying your CPR/AED or Lifeguarding before the summer job opportunities?  There will be a recertification challenge from 2:00 - 8:00pm on Wednesday March 30 OR Tuesday April 12th in the Hill Center pool. The cost is $55 for lifeguarding, $30 for CPR.

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Want your artwork to be left as a legacy at Ithaca College?  The Class of 2011 has selected the senior class gift to be Phase II of the Digital Media Lab.  We are hosting an art competition to showcase artwork from the Class of 2011.  Artwork submissions will be initially displayed at the Toast to 2011 on March 25.  Voting will be open to all members of the senior class during the event.  Winners of the competition will have their artwork displayed in the Digital Media Lab and the top three submissions will receive additional prizes.

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Delightful musical entertainment on March 9th at 7PM in Hockett. 

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All Ithaca College faculty members (including part-time and adjunct) will be receiving an email with a link to the 2011 Faculty Survey on Instructional Technology next week.  The purpose is to provide information for ITS and Ithaca College to better understand the usage, needs, aspirations, motivations and barriers regarding technologies in the context of teaching and learning.

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Affinity groups are designed to be a safe place where both staff and faculty may speak on common interests and provide an opportunity to seek and support one another.

The Working Parents Affinity Group (WPAG) provides different perspectives on integrating work and our families as working professionals. This group is co-facilitated by two moms who work here on campus and who are interested in developing a resourceful place for other working parents to come together and share with one another based on ideas that YOU provide!!

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Are you interested in…Getting in shape? Getting healthy? Losing weight? Increasing your muscle tone? Boosting your energy?  

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Attention Students, and Employees of Ithaca College.  Please bring your Ithaca College ID’s with you to EACH Rec Swim.  Once on pool deck please show your Ithaca College ID to the lifeguard at the check in table, they will have a spot to store your ID while you swim.                         

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On Thursday, March 24th the College will be holding our 21st Educational Technology Day.  This 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. 

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If you were documented for a health and safety violation during winter break checks, come visit the EH&S/ResLife Table to make sure it doesn't happen again!

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Burnout: Rising from the Ashes

Contributed by Mara Alper on 03/04/11 

We all experience burn out at one time or another. The trick is to acknowledge it and know how to revitalize your energy. This facilitated discussion will explore ideas for developing resiliency, balancing varied aspects of your life, understanding perfectionism and finding ways to align your values and activities so you are energized rather than depleted. Faculty, staff and administrators welcome.

Fri. March 25 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in Business 301

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SAB This Weekend... and Beyond!

Contributed by Lilly Miller on 03/03/11 

Pop quiz: who are possibly the only two hot red headed twins on the planet that don't actually exist...?

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Don't miss it! Free HIV Testing today, Friday March 4th.

10am - noon: By appointment only. Call 607-274-3136.

12:30 - 2:30pm: Walk-ins. First come, first served.

Appointments, sign-in, and testing are anonymous.

Location: Center for Health Promotion, Lower Level, Hammond Health Center.

Please note: If you already made an appointment for last Friday, please confirm that you will be available at the same time today. Otherwise, your appointment slot will be given away. To do so, call the Office of Counseling and Wellness at 607-274-3136.

Questions? Contact Nancy Reynolds in the Center for Health Promotion by email at or phone at 607-274-7933.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations may contact Nancy Reynolds in the Center for Health Promotion at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Be a part of history.

Contributed by Margaret Keating on 03/03/11 

If you care about climate change, social justice, building the clean energy economy, public health, and shifting the power back to the people from the big corporations... then you definitely want to come to Power Shift.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will host a screening of Word is Out on Wednesday March 9 in Textor 102 at 7 pm.

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