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Online grading is now available in HomerConnect.  The deadline for submission of midterm grades, as well as final grades for Block I courses, is Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00 a.m.

In addition, the spring 2011 semester class schedule will be available in HomerConnect on Monday, October 18 in preparation for student advising, which begins on Wednesday, October 20.  Students will be making advising appointments to discuss their course selections for spring.  Online (advance) registration using HomerConnect begins Monday, November 8.

The process of assigning classrooms and making changes to room assignments will continue during the week of October 18, with all final changes made by Friday, October 22.

Thank you.

Brian D. Scholten

Join us this Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Noon-12:50 pm, Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor, Campus Center

Plant-Based Eating -  featuring:

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Friday Nov. 5 at 7pm in Textor 101

Come join the Harry Potter Alliance and watch The Final Battle - the first public screening since its performance this summer in Orlando, FL! The Final Battle is a musical based on the last 200 pages of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was written and directed by Ithaca College senior Lena Gabrielle Weinstein.

Admission is free!

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Before you share personal information ask yourself: WWW
Who's going to see it?
What's the value of it?
Why do they need to see it?

Learn more ways to stay safe online at:


The Student Government Association will be hosting a food allergy forum Monday October 11 at 7pm in Business 204 featuring VP of Campus Affairs Susannah Faulkner, Jeff Scott director of dining services, Julie Whitten marketing director for dining services, and two on-campus dining hall managers.

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Associate professors of Politics Beth Harris and Naeem Inayatullah recently participated in a conference sponsored by Baylor University's Center for Jewish Studies titled, "Encountering the Jewish Future: A Global Interfaith Conversation."

Beth presented "Grappling with Necropolitics as a Remnant of the Nation State: Looking Towards the Jewish Future."  Naeem presented, "Does the Future of Judaism or Islam Equal the Prophetic? A Conversation of the Possibilities and Dangers or the Prophetic in Universal Religions."  

Their inclusion in the two day conference resulted from conversations that emerged from the inaugural Peggy R. Williams Difficult Dialogues Symposium held in October 2009, which brought Marc Ellis to Ithaca College as a keynote speaker.

What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the first Relay For Life Kick-Off Event of the year!

When: TONIGHT (Monday 10/11), 7:00 - 9:00pm
Where: The Pub / La Vincita, Ithaca College

If you are registered for Relay or register at the event, you will receive a $2 OFF COUPON for all CAC merchandise including our new t-shirts!  AND Pulse (IC Hip Hop) will be performing!

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 What: Colleges Against Cancer is hosting the annual Pink Ribbon Ball for breast cancer awareness.

When: Thursday, October 21st, 8:00 - 11:00pm
Where: Mondo Gym, Fitness Center, Ithaca College


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  Attend a Pathways training to learn crisis response skills before you need them!  Don't wait until it's too late to learn how to identify and respond to a student who might be experiencing distress. 

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Ithaca College students are invited to attend SUNY Oswego's Fall Education Job Fair on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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You may have seen the Work/Life logo around campus and read Intercom postings about what has been going on in Work/Life.  With so much underway, we are interested in hearing back from you!

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Don’t miss out on this week’s food and fun!

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Event Date: Sunday, October 24, 2010

Event Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Event Location: Fitness Center Quad (rain location: Fitness Center Gym)

Join the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department Program Planning Class for an afternoon of friendly competition with the chance to win a CASH PRIZE for the top 3 teams!

Grab a partner and compete in 12 challenges and rack up your score high enough to beat the other teams.

Games include...
Apple cider pong! Pumpkan jam! Dizzy bat! and many more...

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (free RLS koozie to all pre-registered teams)

Where? Campus Center Lobby
When? October 12, 2010
What time? 11:00am to 2:00pm
How much? $10 per team - CASH ONLY

For additional information or if you have any questions please contact Lia at



 Interested in a Free Cruise?

Contributed by Steven Mauk on 10/08/10 

This is a reminder that Royal Caribbean International (RCI) is once again offering Ithaca College current faculty and staff, and retired faculty and staff, the opportunity to be part of their onboard “Enrichment Program.” Enrichment program participants present lectures 4-5 times during an entire cruise and in return receive a free cabin with meals for two persons.

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The Student Employment Office will be offering one Student Supervisor Training and Information session this semester.

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You are officially invited to the premier event of the year!

When asked about the upcoming OSEMA open house, Jen Walsh, Leadership Programs Coordinator, said “This event has been on my mind 24/7.  Well, that, and chocolate.”

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Did you spend all your Bonus Bucks at La Vincita? Do you want 8% off every food purchase? If you answered yes to either question, then you should buy Bonus Bucks today!

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You are officially invited to the premier event of the year!

When asked about the upcoming OSEMA open house, student Luiggi Ramos said, “I spent five hours in the gym this week to get in shape for this event.”

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The next IC Toastmasters Club meeting is scheduled for October 12th from 9:00-10:00 AM in the Cayuga Lake Room located on the first floor of the Campus Center.   Ithaca College employees, students and Longview who are interested in developing communication and leadership skills can join our club.

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Bradley Rappa, a lecturer in the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, will screen his documentary, Thicker Than Water, at the Syracuse International Film Festival on Friday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m.

The film is about Tony, an 11-year-old who “absolutely, positively” loves hockey, and is about to play his last game. He is also a hemophiliac. The frequent scratches and bruises that mark the childhoods of active kids seem harmless to the healthy, but these same small injuries can be debilitating or fatal to a hemophiliac. Undeterred by a family history of chronic illness and loss, Tony’s parents continue to support and encourage his ambitions. Thicker Than Water is a documentary about dealing with chronic illness, living life to the fullest, and playing your last game as well as you can.

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