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Outdoor Pool Access Cards

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 05/12/10 

 Do you have any blue, yellow, or orange "Outdoor Pool Access Cards" lying around?

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Are you interested in interacting with students outside of the classroom?  Are you interested in fostering a culture of interaction between students and faculty within the residence halls?  Please consider serving as a Faculty Fellow for the HOME Program or Sustainably Conscious Living Community!

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Each year The Department of Education publishes a Partnership In Teaching booklet  The booklet is a registry of Ithaca College “partners,” and lists faculty as well as staff, and their areas of expertise in the form of presentations available to local schools.

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The Ithaca College women’s crew has received an invitation to the NCAA Division III Rowing Championship, scheduled for Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29 at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, Calif. Ithaca is the only school to qualify for every NCAA Division III Rowing Championship.

Thomas Eschen Jr., a junior journalism major, received the Park School Student Writing Award on April 30.

The Park Student Writing Award is given to a full-time student whose work is produced in a Park School class or student media organization, and demonstrates creativity, impact, originality and mastery. The award may be given for a research paper, a creative work (such as a screenplay or script), or a journalistic article. 

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The Ithaca Farmers' Market!

You’ll find flowers, gifts and food, clothing and accessories, paintings, pottery, woodworking, and jewelry offered by artists and craftspeople from right here in the Finger Lakes.

During your summer session study breaks, listen to live music or enjoy a waterfront picnic every weekend this summer at the Ithaca Farmers' Market.

For additional information about IC's summer session courses, e-mail the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies at or call 607-274-3529.

Download the full Summer Session schedule in an easy-to-read pdf.

Online or on the lake!

Register for summer sessions today through HomerConnect.


Tomorrow, May 13th, is Ascension Thursday

The Catholic Community will celebrate two Masses in Muller Chapel,

one this Afternoon and one on Thursday.



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Contributed by Susan Welch on 05/11/10 

We will be moving to our new location at 101 Muller Center next week.

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Longtime School of Music professor Steven Mauk has been named as the school’s acting dean, effective June 1. Mauk will serve in that role while dean Greg Woodward serves as interim provost. Woodward was appointed following the announcement by Kathleen Rountree that she would be stepping down as provost.

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With the semester coming to a close and Commencement approaching, who has had time to be creative?

Actually, now that all the hard work is (almost) behind us, this is the  perfect time to revive your muse and enter your best creative work in IC(Point of)View’s third annual arts and literary contest.


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Are you curious how to respond to the European economic situation and financial market volatility when it comes to your retirement account at TIAA-CREF?  TIAA-CREF has posted a response to the situation.

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Summer Hours 2010

Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 05/11/10 

The summer hours program will begin Friday, May 28, 2010, and continue through August 6, 2010. During this period, full-time employees will work two fewer hours (37-1/2 hours reduced to 35-1/2, 40 hours reduced to 38 hours) and receive their usual compensation.

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Faculty and staff are invited to help us celebrate the many years John Stephens has dedicated to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department and to the community.

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The Ithaca women's tennis team (15-4) earned its fourth straight berth in the NCAA Tournament by winning the Empire 8 title during the fall season and Monday night found out its first-round opponent and regional venue for the event. Ithaca will face Wheaton (Mass.) in the first round of the tournament Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Williamstown, Mass.

Julian Euell has called himself "Dr. Only" for 35 years. Shewanee Howard's 2007 dissertation explored experiences of teaching in the black female body. Explore the similarities and differences in the first two sessions of the Institute on May 25. Register now at the online form.

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The brief summaries of each of the five recipients of the 2010 Faculty Excellence Awards are now available to download at the Center for Faculty Excellence Recognition page.

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Two documentaries that were produced in the Park School of Communications will air on the Syracuse PBS affiliate station WCNY on Sunday, May 16 at 10:30 pm.

Move is a thirteen-minute documentary produced by David Pierpont ’10.  The film is a portrait of two parkour practitioners who train to create efficient movement in their surrounding environments.  The film was recently featured on the front page of, the most popular website for parkour practitioners in the USA.

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Please join the Occupational Therapy Department as we honor Cathe Gordon.  The reception will be held on Friday, May 14th, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, in Center for Health Sciences, Room 203. We hope you can join us in honoring Cathe for her many years of service!

Carol Jennings was recently named Director of the Park Media Lab. Under the umbrella of this new Lab, she will oversee current and new media production and programming for Ithaca College Television (ICTV) and Park Productions as well as pursue new opportunities for programming, funding, and distribution of content. 

The Park Media Lab will provide students interested in video, film, and multimedia production with more varied and challenging opportunities in hands-on production, program development, crew management, and working on funded projects alongside professional media producers.  The Lab will also offer new opportunities for both student and faculty involvement, including producing podcasts and web series, covering concerts and events, distributing student films and video programs, and doing R&D projects with new media technologies and formats.   

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What’s the difference between Web Conferencing and Webinars and how can I use this technology to support my next meeting or event?

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