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Thursday, December 15 at 7:00pm in Ford Hall

The Ithaca College Campus Choral Ensemble will present its fall semester concert in Ford Hall this Thursday, December 15, at 7:00pm. Admission is free. The Campus Choral Ensemble will perform works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Persichetti, and sing in styles ranging from modern madrigal to gospel.

Join us for a night of joyful music!

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Still scurrying about, trying to keep up with the holidays? You need a break! Grab your friends and family, and head over to the annual Holiday Concert, featuring IC voICes, the Ithaca Concert Band, and the Seneca Singers, this Friday, December 16th at 7:30 pm at Ford Hall in the Whalen Center. An incredible band and 2 energized singing groups await you, and can't wait to make your days merry and bright!

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Textbook Buyback

Contributed by Craig Canfield on 12/13/11 

The Bookstore's end-of-semester textbook buyback starts THIS Thursday, and will run through the 23rd.

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The old saying used to be, “Sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomach.” However, most people now suffer from their eyes being bigger than their wallet can handle. We all want to enjoy the finer things in life and we can with BalanceWorks. Come join us as we explore the importance of the BRAND NEW Edvantage Shopping Discount Service and our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) so we can share the unique features and rewarding opportunities we have to offer.

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 The semi-annual Photo Workshop exhibition, sponsored by the Cinema and Photography Department, is beginning this Friday, December 16th. The work this semester features ten students, presenting their work in a 3-day long exhibition downtown, starting with an opening night reception from 7-11 pm.

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In continuing Ithaca's track record for scholarly achievements in its undergraduate athletic training program, senior athletic training and physical therapy double majors James Newton (Englewood, FL) and Courtney Woytovich (Shillington, PA) were recently awarded professional scholarships by the NYSATA and EATA, respectively. Jimmy won the Ed Abramoski Buffalo Bills Scholarship from the New York State Athletic Trainers' Association, while Courtney was the recipient of the Henry Schein Inc. Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association Wes Jordan Scholarship Award. Both awards will be given out at the 2012 EATA Annual Meeting to be held Jan. 6-9 at the Westin Hotel, in Boston MA. Congratulations on a job well done Jimmy and Courtney! In the last 3 years, 12 different National (NATA), Regional (EATA) and State (NYSATA) scholarships have been awarded to outstanding Ithaca College athletic training majors for a total of more than $22,000!

Chris Hummel, MS, ATC, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, recently presented at a regional Concussion Management conference held in Syracuse, NY hosted by St. Joseph's Hospital.  Chris spoke on various issues regarding concussion management for high school and collegiate athletes to an audience of 50 physicians, athletic trainers and other healthcare providers. Particular emphasis was placed on creating policies and procedures for high schools and colleges to ensure safe return to activity following concussion, along with the essential role that Certified Athletic Trainers play in this critical process.

One-on One with Aetna

Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 12/12/11 

The Office of Human Resources recognizes the importance of accessibility to your benefit vendors. To accomplish this, our Aetna Representative, Denise Dolinsky is available on campus each month to answer any questions you may have on how to use the Aetna Medical plans, or specific questions related to Aetna coverage, claims, providers, etc.   

Meetings with Denise are held in Human Resources between 11:00am-1pm the following Tuesday’s in January & February:

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Tuesday February 28, 2012.

To schedule a meeting with Denise, call Human Resources at 274-8000.

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The Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, presentations, and exhibitions to showcase student work. All events are free an open to the public and take place in Park Hall Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

Documentary Workshop
Thursday, December 15

Space for Rent (Senior Photography Workshop)
609 West Clinton St. (Behind TanFastic)
Friday, December 16 from 7-11 p.m.
Exhibition hours: Saturday, Dec. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 18 from noon- 5 p.m.

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Help us Raise $4,000!

Contributed by Stephanie Piech on 12/12/11 

Now is the time for giving to those who are less fortunate in your community. As part of Sodexo’s STOP Hunger Campaign, Ithaca Dining Services is presenting the perfect opportunity this holiday season.  From now until Winter break begins on December 23, Ithaca Dining Services is challenging the campus community to help raise $4,000 for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.  


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A farewell reception for Pat Cornell has been scheduled for this Wednesday, December 14th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the McDonald Lounge located in the Campus Center.  We hope to see you there to wish Pat well in her retirement after 35 years of service to Ithaca College.

You’re in luck! There are still  spaces available for ALL of the 2012 Alternative Spring Break program trips!

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One week before finals ! What is your plan for de-stressing??

Come join AAA at the perfect event to help you relieve some stress and have fun! AAA will be hosting a Karaoke night where you can sing, laugh, dance, win prizes and snack on great food!

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The Musical Theatre Class of 2012 is proud to present their end-of-the-semester performance this Friday, December 16, at 1:30 PM in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center.

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Final Exam Procedures for Faculty

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 12/12/11 

Faculty can assist SDS staff by observing the following procedures:

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ITS and a faculty advisory group are currently evaluating 3 student response systems (clickers) to replace the eInstruction PRS system, which is being discontinued.  The 3 finalists are coming to campus to give live demonstrations of their products.  Anyone in the Ithaca College campus community is invited to attend any or all of the following live vendor demonstrations.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide online feedback.

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM [iClicker], Cayuga Lake Room, Campus center
  • Thursday, December 15, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM [Qwizdom ], Ithaca Falls Room, Campus Center
  • Monday, December 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM [Turning Technologies], Ithaca Falls Room, Campus Center

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must attend the full 2 hours of the driver safety class.

The next driver safety class will be offered on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 from 6pm-8pm in Textor 102.

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Awaken The Light With Song

Contributed by Jaclyn Boone on 12/12/11 

Worship in the Pub - Awaken The Light With Song

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Moonies' will be sponsoring an Ithaca College trivia night TONIGHT at 7:30 in the Pub!

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Come Join Student Government Association and the Music School Senator Eddeh Odio for a night of Jazz, Desserts and beautiful lake views this Tuesday night from 8:30 until midnight!

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