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Students can spend the summer in Korea, taking two unique courses: "Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production" and "Seminar: Media Industry in Korea."

This is the six year Prof. Changhee Chun has led this collaboration with the Hanyang International Summer School (HISS). Ithaca College students will take theses courses with Hanyang University students and other students from around the world in order to maximize cultural exchange.

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The priority deadline to apply for summer aid is April 1, 2011. Read on for more details!

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Due to the busyness of end-of-semester meetings causing some scheduling conflicts, below are the remaining dates for Open Faculty Lunches with Interim Provost Woodward (all Thursdays @ 12-1pm).

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Over the past two weeks the Red Cross has Readied 17 standby shelters, responded to the needs of 12 families displaced by recent flooding and mobilized 70 volunteers to offer assistance locally in our region. One way that we all can help one another is by giving blood and making sure that the Blood Supply doesn't get low. You can do that by signing up to donate Blood on April 12 in the Fitness Center from 9 t0 4 pm. There will be plenty  of Red Cross works so Please help us meet our goal of 250 units.

You can sign up for an appointment by emailing REDCROSS@ithaca.edu,

Ed Tech Day 2011 is Thursday, March 24th.  Stop by the Emerson Suites and visit exhibits from over 50 national and regional technology vendors, including Adobe, Apple, AT&T, Dell, Google and HP.  Attend one of the 45 seminars on topics ranging from teaching with technology to cloud computing. Visit the college showcase to see how technology is being used in and out of the classroom on campus.

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Avon Voices is a global online Singing Talent Search for women and Songwriting Competition for women and men. In celebration of its 125th Anniversary, Avon has invited people everywhere to join a worldwide movement that unites and inspires through the universal language of music.  Out of over 6,000 entries, 20 finalists were selected from Jessica's region (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic) were chosen to move on to the next round.  Only 197 were chosen worldwide.  

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Do you want to see your professors dance? Come watch Ithaca College's Dancing With the Stars!
The show will premiere April 9, 2011 at 8pm in Emerson Suites! Your professors have been hard at work for the past 10 weeks learning ballroom routines in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese, Quickstep, Rumba, Swing, Chacha, Samba, Mambo, and more!

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Attention faculty and staff,

Be sure to come support your fellow faculty and staff members as they shake it on the dance floor!!

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Submitted on behalf of Rick Couture, Associate Vice President for Facilities

In order to perform required maintenance to the campus electrical system, it is necessary to expand the annual campus electrical shutdown to two separate dates.

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Managing Financial Stress

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 03/16/11 

During these difficult economic conditions many experience a great deal of stress as a result of finances. This month’s eni newsletter takes a look at financial stress. See this month’s newsletter for tips on managing financial stress, resources for managing finances and maintaining emotional well-being during difficult financial times.

https://www.ithaca.edu/hr/docs/benefits/balanceworks/BalanceWorks/

In addition to resources available through eni, Ithaca College has also partnered with CCCS, Consumer Credit Counseling Services of CNY. Please see the link below for more information on the services provided right here on campus the third Wednesday of each month.  

www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/blogs/work-life_/consumer_credit_counseling_service_press_release/

SubjectsPlus is a free and open-source tool that allows librarians to easily create web pages that display their online resources in a customized format, including database lists and resources by subject or by course.   It is administered and developed by Andrew Darby, IC Web Services Librarian.  

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AHIP, the Academy of Health Information Professionals, is the Medical Library Association's peer-reviewed professional development and career recognition credentialing program.

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Seats are still available in most Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Mini Courses listed below. You can find these one credit P/F mini courses on Homer. The courses are engaging and very interesting and will immerse you in the Festival and issues surrounding the topic of sustainability.

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 Peter Silberman, assistant professor of music theory in the School of Music, presented a paper at the recent joint meeting of Music Theory Southeast and the South Central Society for Music Theory on March 11 at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

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If you did, and haven't received them back from Finger Lakes Communication Co. yet, please contact me at 4-1173 or e-mail me at lbecker@ithaca.edu.

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Talking about Colorectal Cancer can be a touchy subject. Colorectal Cancer is 90 percent preventable and 90 percent treatable if detected early, yet it remains to be the second leading cancer killer in the US. Don't let embarrassment be a barrier to get screened.

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OSEMA is happy to announce a number of scholarship opportunities available for Ithaca College students.  Descriptions for all 12 scholarships available can be found on the OSEMA website at https://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/osema/honors/serviceawards/.  You will find that each scholarship has different criteria, but most of them require campus involvement and/or community service during a student's college career. 

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IC PRSSA is hosting their 11th annual Make-a-Swish for Make-a-Wish charity basketball tournament.

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Ithaca College Summer Music Academy is extending the 10% discount, offered to all IC faculty and staff, until the end of March.  Visit www.ithaca.edu/sma for additional information. 

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Help End Slavery

Contributed by Jessica Leuchtenburg on 03/14/11 

27 Million Slaves in the world today

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