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Buzzsaw Magazine, Ithaca College’s premier alternative magazine, is excited to be back for another semester. We’re looking for journalists, writers, photographers, illustrators, essayists, bloggers, layout artists, poets, and a million other synonyms for “awesomely creative people” to fill our staff for the spring semester.

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Dr. Janet Galvan, professor of choral music and music education, led a masterclass in conducting at "Peak Your Vision," an American Choral Directors Association national conference for conductors of youth choruses, held in Denver, Colorado on January 14-15. 

New Ready campaign video

Contributed by Rachel Reuben on 01/19/12 

At this morning's All College Meeting we debuted the new Ready video we will be using in our campaign this spring. It will be added to our microsite in the coming weeks, but in the meantime I thought I'd provide this "inside look" if you'd like to view it again:

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Two members of the Class of 2011, Jackie Harpham, ATC and Elyse Putorti, ATC and faculty member, Professor Kent Scriber, EdD, ATC, PT recently presented their research findings at the 2011 EATA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. 

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For the second year, Ithaca College’s Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) hosted student interns from Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.

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In an effort to provide the highest quality of service to students, as well as faculty, we want to make faculty aware of testing procedures that are in place within our office for the administration of exams.

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At "Type or Tweet," students will have the opportunity to voice their opinions on stage!  Whether it's SOPA, PIPA, or other perceived injustices you see on a daily basis -- let your voice be heard by filling out this form

If you're not keen on speaking in public, this event will also have the supplies necessary to put your words in writing.  Use the #icMLK hashtag, or write it old-school on paper - we'll even pay for postage!

In the meantime, check out all of the other great MLK Week events:

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Join us on Monday at the MLK Week Kickoff! 

4:00pm - Monday, January 23, 2012
Emerson Suites

This annual event will feature a welcome address by President Rochon, a presentation by the first-year MLK Scholars, and performances by Ana Strachan and Premium Blend!  The host for this year's event is Jeff Cohen, an Ithaca College professor, media critic, and founder of the national media watch organization FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting).  Food and drinks will be provided.

Afterwards, see more greatness at the School of Music's annual MLK Celebration Concert in Ford Hall at 8:15pm.


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You’ve been so good and eating healthy these first few weeks of January. Why not treat yourself or your office to a delicious PRALINE CREAM PIE? This sweet rich, decadent praline pie studded with chopped pecans piled high with a whipped cream topping is sure to please. Download your copy of the new Winter Limited Time Offerings today!

Stay connected to the people who know how to plan great events.  Find us on Facebook (keywords: Campus Center & Event Services).

The ITS Helpdesk will be open on Sunday, January 22, from noon to 5:00 p.m. We'll have a full-time staff member on duty as well as new Helpdesk students "learning the ropes." If you are in need of technology assistance that day, please feel free to call us at 274-1000 or stop by Job Hall 104.

For help with Apogee ResNet problems, please call 1-877-478-8893.

ITS Helpdesk
104 Job Hall

The J.J. Staff Scholar Award Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2012 spring semester. The deadline for applying is Tuesday January 31st, 2012.

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The Diversity Awareness Committee has received may great applications and there are only a few spots left in the Talking Circles group! We've extended the deadline to Friday, January 27. Talking Circles will begin on Wednesday, February 1. All students are encouraged to apply. We look forward to your application!

The Diversity Awareness Committee of Ithaca College is offering students the opportunity to participate in dialogues on race through Talking Circles. Facilitated by the Multicultural Resource Center, students will be able to come together on campus in a safe environment to share feelings, thoughts and experiences on the issues of race and racism.

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Please join us for our annual Springtime bus trip to New York City on Sat. March 31.

This trip is open to the entire IC community and their family.

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Assistant Professors Brandy Bessette-Symons and Beth Caldwell, Associate Professor Judith Pena-Shaff, and Professor Barney Beins made presentations at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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ICView magazine is holding an image contest open to faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Submit an image that illustrates your idea of happiness by January 20, and you’ll have a chance at winning $100.

Your image can be anything from a photo to a drawing to a painting to a collage. For more information visit


The Office of the President, along with the Department of Human Resources, the Working Parents Affinity Group (WPAG), and Dining Services are collaborating on the possibility of providing a new prepared meals-to-go service on or near campus.

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The Office of the President, along with the Department of Human Resources, the Working Parents Affinity Group (WPAG), and Dining Services are collaborating on the possibility of providing a new prepared meals-to-go service on or near campus.

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2011 W2s available online

Contributed by Donna Veres on 01/18/12 

2011 W2 forms are now available online in Parnassus for all active faculty, staff, and students.  Hard copies will be mailed to employees' permanent addresses early next week. 

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Assistant Professor Hongwei Guan and Professor Raj Subramaniam gave a presentation titled “Globalization in Higher Education: The Ithaca College Experience” at the 2012 National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education Conference held in San Diego, California January 4-7.

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On behalf of the Search Committee, I am pleased to announce the campus visit of the 2nd finalist for the position of Assistant Provost for Research and Graduate Studies.

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