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No matter what industry you're in it's all about who you know and that all starts with networking. Join PRSSA for a free networking night at La Tourelle on Monday November 12th from 7-10pm. 

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Unlock the mysteries of writing a great personal statement! Our partners at Kaplan have tips and tricks to share that will help you get started.

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Interested in event management, communications or marketing? How about helping to plan Ithaca College's biggest spirit events? Join the IC Spirit Week Board!

Applications can be found here and are due November 9 by midnight:

Questions? Email us at!

Pathways crisis intervention and suicide prevention training has been delivered to faculty, staff and students for three years.  Tuesday evening, during a campus-wide training in which 30 students took part, the 1000th person trained mark was passed!

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Your chance to win, ends Wed., Nov. 7th!

Complete the short dining survey and follow the "how to enter" instructions to win!
That's all it takes to WIN a GOOGLE NEXUS 7 right before the holidays!

Enter today to WIN!

The winner will be randomly selected after the survey closes Wed., November 7th. We thank you for your participation and we appreciate your feedback!

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to be hosting the third of four readings in collaboration with the Department of Writing, featuring work presented by Mary Beth O’Connor and students from her class, Slam It: Spoken Word and Oral Tradition. The event will take place Thursday, November 8, at 6.00 p.m..

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On Wednesday, November 7, the Ithaca College Toastmasters Club will be hosting their 10th Anniversary Celebration at Emerson Suites from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

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Enhancing the Security of Mobile Devices

  • Speaker: Prof. Kevin Du (Syracuse University)
  • Time: 12-1pm, Wednesday, November 14, 2012
  • Location: CNS 115

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 Want to help local children in the Tompkins County community? Now, you can!

You may have noticed the “Helping Hands” signs posted all over retail locations on campus. They are for a great cause! This year IC Dining has partnered with Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program. The Back Pack program sends children who are at risk for hunger home on Fridays with a Back Pack full of Food. $3 buys one BackPack and $120 feeds a child for a year: So far we have raised  over $800!

All proceeds go directly to the Back Pack Program supporting children in Tompkins County. 

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost:

Please join me on Thursday, November 8th for the third Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.  Kathleen Mulligan, Department of Theatre Arts, will be presenting “Searching for Voices in Islamabad with the Fulbright Specialist Program.”

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A&E Center Pool Closed Wednesday 6-10 pm for Woman's Swimming & Diving Meet

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To help provide food for families during the holiday this time of year, the Ithaca College Residence Hall Association and National Residence Hall Honorary are coming together to raise funds and food for those in need. With a little friendly competition we encourage residence to donate money to help their residence hall win! Contest ends on Wednesday, November 28th.

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Do You Give A Spit?

Contributed by Laura Brothers on 11/06/12 

You can help save a life! At the Give A Spit Bone Marrow registration drive, potential bone marrow candidates will swab their own cheeks and the results will be sent into Be the Match, a bone marrow registry. 

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 Come by Williams 202 this Thursday at 7pm to join AAA for a night of fun, games and escape the daily stress of college life.

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The "Aging with Disabilities and Quality of Life“ workshop will be held Wednesday, November 14th, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Ithaca (just 5 minutes south of the college).

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316
Presented by
Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Associate Professor, Politics
Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor, Sociology

In this information session, the presenters will share observations of strategies that facilitate preparation of complete tenure files. Included in the presentation will be discussions of the process of file review, fundamentals of file construction, and strategic decisions that are essential in creating a strong portfolio.
Register Here

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Dr. Lynn Gitlow, Emily Eastman, Amy Gefell, Laura Morehouse, Colleen O'Connor & Christina Sapngenberg published research conducted in the Group Research I & II courses.


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 The Ithacan was honored with the prestigious Online Pacemaker Award for 2012 at the Fall National College Media Convention in Chicago on Saturday. The Pacemakers are the highest honors awarded by the Associated Collegiate Press and are widely regarded as "the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism." 

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute invites faculty members across the college to apply to its Faculty Grants Program, aimed at encouraging the integration of aging-related issues into the development of faculty teaching, outreach, and research activities. All IC faculty are eligible to apply and faculty with new projects are especially encouraged to participate.

Grants are limited to up to $1,000 for each academic year. The number of grants awarded each year will be determined by quality of submissions and budgets requested.

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The finals for the 2nd Annual Business Idea Competition, sponsored by the School of Business, are this Thursday, November 8, from 2-4 p.m. in Emerson Suites. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff, as well as general public.

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