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Please help Ithaca College conserve energy, save money, and lighten our collective "carbon footprint" during the upcoming holiday break. Here are some tips on how you can do your part to reduce College electricity waste.

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In light of the college-wide emphasis on integrative learning and international studies anticipated in the IC20/20 vision, the distinctive mission of the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies (DIIS) is no longer confined to a single division within Ithaca College. Consequently, the DIIS will be eliminated effective with the spring semester of 2011. All of its academic programs, centers, institutes and projects will be transferred elsewhere within the college.

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Reserve your spot now!!!

Contributed by Theresa Johnson on 12/21/10 

The Student Organization Fair is February 2, 2011 in Emerson Suites from 10am-3pm. All registered or new student organization are able to sign up.

Advertise and promote your organization. Meet new people and get new members for your organization.

Sign ups begin November 29, 2010 and end January 25th, 2011.

 To sign up log-in to IC Link and complete the Student Organization Fair application in Campus Links.

 If there are any questions please contact

 Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Theresa Radley at ( We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Are you knowledgeable on a topic that could be beneficial to student leaders and student organizations? The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for faculty/staff/students who are willing to present a workshop for our Leading @ IC program. Volunteer to share your expertise with the Ithaca College community. Some examples or presentations include: running a program on a budget, fundraising, and how to make a smooth executive board transition For more information please contact Theresa Radley, the assistant director of student involvement, at

Oldroyd is the conductor of the Troy Town Band, a 2009 graduate of Troy High School, and a sophomore at Ithaca College majoring in French horn performance and music education.  He and town band members have worked to raise money to buy the timpani for the last two years. 

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Otherwise, the next scheduled class will be held January 25th, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm.   To recap, if your student's need to drive before the end of January please contact Risk Management ASAP regarding a class during Winter Break. 

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Katharyn Howd Machan, Writing Department, was awarded a 2010 $1,000 artist fellowship from the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County for a manuscript-in-progress of fairy-tale-based poetry.

Do you want to get away for the weekend, meet new people AND build your leadership skills? The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is now accepting applications for the annual Leadership Weekend retreat – and all first-years and sophomores are encouraged to apply! 

Deadline for applications is December 31, 2010!

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Maura Stephens, associate director of Park Center for Independent Media, recently published an piece on Alternet titled "15 Claims the Natural Gas Industry Wants You to Believe and Why They’re Wrong."

The article was the lead story on the site's environmental section December 15. It was also picked up by TruthOut, ChelseaGreen, Toward Freedom, and several blogs.

1st Annual Ithaca College Student Employee of the Year Award!!

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Huntington High School Sophomore Collin Richardson, recently spoke highly of his experience as part of the Ithaca College High School Jazz Invitational in an interview with Huntington Headlines.  Of Director of Jazz Studies Mike Titlebaum he said, "Professor Mike Titlebaum is a phenomenal sax player and is a very funny, energetic and focused teacher and the group really improved over the course of the day."

It's time to gear up to apply to be an SLC or OL!

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Weight Watchers at Work is alive and well at Ithaca College! We have 49 registered members for our sixth consecutive 17-week series, which began December 14. You can find information about our meetings in the Intercom announcement dated 11/11/10.

Our meeting schedule for the rest of December and going into the New Year is as follows:

December 21, 2010 – meetings as usual
December 28, 2010 – NO MEETINGS at Ithaca College
     January 4, 2011 – weekly meetings resume as usual

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Christine Haase at 274-1378 or We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Come relieve the stress of finals with this week’s event!

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Wellness Clinic Newsletter

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 12/17/10 

Our latest Wellness Clinic Newsletter is now up on our website (  It has many interesting articles including How to Avoid Weight Gain, Healthy Mind-Healthy Body, Bringing In The New Year and a recipe for Heart Healthy Egg Nog. Take a look!

The Wellness Clinic staff hopes you all have a healthy and happy new year. We will re-open on January 24th at 6:00am.

The Ithaca College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 alumni awards -- and we need your help. If you know an alumnus or alumna whose accomplishments deserve to be recognized, please consider submitting a nomination on his or her behalf.

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The following guidelines are used by the Office of Residential Life to process Early Arrival requests for the Spring 2011 semester. Please review these as you begin to plan for Spring opening.

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Arts Across Campus

Contributed by Travis Kaller on 12/16/10 



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Friendly Reminder: Please join the Office of State Grants (Higher Education Opportunity Program and the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program), today, Friday, December 17th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Campus Center, Klingenstein Lounge, as we gather to offer well wishes on her next journey.  Amanda’s physical last day at Ithaca College will be Thursday, December 23rd.

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Faculty and staff are invited to join Ithaca College alumni, parents, friends, and students for an exciting night of hockey as the Syracuse Crunch take on the Rochester Americans. Prior to the game, enjoy pizza and soda in Assembly Hall at the Oncenter War Memorial Arena.

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