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Open to ALL majors at Ithaca College, The Park School of Communications is offering Introduction to Field Production, TVR 11500during Summer Session I from May 29-June 29. Taught by professor Peter Johanns, TV-R, the course will teach students how to shoot and edit HD video.

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Seniors, we’re almost there!

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/29/12 

We’re in the final countdown from being seniors to being alumni, and there’s so much to do! We just wanted to remind you that now is the time to remember and help the underclassman friends you’re leaving behind by making a gift to the Class of 2012 Emergency Financial Aid Scholarship.

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 ICSJP will hold a vigil in the academic quad from Tues, May 1st to Thurs, May 3rd. The vigil memorializes the 400+ Palestinian villages destroyed in the Nakba in 1948.

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Tom Stoppard's 1993 play has been described as "an intellectual mystery wrapped around a romance." The play moves back and forth between two centuries and explores such topics as the conflict between Neoclassicism and Romanticism; the second law of thermodynamics; fractals and chaos theory; landscape architecture; and the comic and wondrous mysteries of carnal embrace.

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Submitted by Marisa Kelly, Provost

Please join me on May 3rd for the final Faculty Colloquium of the year. Vivian Bruce Conger, Department of History, will be presenting: The “in Conneckted state” of Deborah Franklin: Self Fashioning, Gender and Illness in Late Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia.

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"We are Us," this semester's Photo Workshop exhibition sponsored by the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, features work from sixteen students.

This four-day exhibition will begin with an opening night reception on Thursday, May 3 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The gallery will also be open to the public Friday, May 4-Sunday, May 6 from noon-5:00 p.m. The exhibition space is located downtown at Center Ithaca, The Commons, upstairs in Suite #202.

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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.

Photo Workshop Exhibition
Thursday, May 3-May 6
For more info, click here.

Cinema Thesis
Friday, May 4, 6:00 p.m.- midnight

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The Tuba/Euphonium studio will be holding a fundraiser concert on Wednesday, May 2nd in Ford Hall at 10:00 am. The performance will feature the Youngblood Brass Band Group, the South Hill Jazz Quartet, members of the Tuba/Euphonium Studio, and Ithacapella, Premium Blend, and IC Voicestream. The concert will be MC-ed by Junior Music Education Majors Riley Goodemote and Emily Dobmeier. It will be a great way to celebrate the life of Greg as well as the end of the school year.  Community raffles, including gift cards to Purity Ice Cream and Hickey's Music store, will be sold (starting at $1) and donations of any amount will be collected during the concert. 

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Turning Technologies NXT clickers have been selected to replace the current eInstruction PRS clickers starting for Fall 2012.  Representatives from Turning Technologies  will be on campus on May 15 for three live demonstrations of the latest software and features  All faculty who have used clickers in the past or want to learn more are encouraged to attend.

There will be three sessions all in the Cayuga Lake Room of the Campus Center on May 15, 2012. Registration is appreciated to determine refreshments and lunch counts.

9:30 am- 11:00 am Register
11:30 am -1:30 pm (includes lunch)  Register
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Register

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With subscriptions available for as little as $30, Ithaca College Theatre will kick off a new season of theatre. The season opens in October with a drama from Tracy Letts, author of August: Osage County. Ken Carpenter, a middle-aged man from the middle of America, discovers he's lost his faith. Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Man from Nebraska follows Ken on a journey away from home where he examines his faith and how we choose what we believe. The season will continue with the fall musical, Legally Blonde, telling the story of sorority sister Elle who gets dumped by her boyfriend for not being “serious”. She follows him to Harvard to show him just how serious she can be and learns that finding love is not always pink. 

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Summer, OT Summer, & Fall 2012 courses are now available for faculty to create in Sakai.

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Your support for the presentations is appreciated. (PDF)  

  • Thursday, May 3, 3:45 p.m., CNS 112. 

All are welcome to hear the research that students have been conducting under faculty supervision.

Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in the first floor lounge of CNS.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Nancy Pierce at or (607) 274-3161. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


For Who? Boys and Girls (Ages 12-17)

Where? Held in the new Athletics and Events Center!

When? Summer Session begins June 25th - August 17th (8 weeks)
        Monday, Wednesday, Friday
        9am - 12pm (noon)

How Much? Only $250 per athlete for the entire session! 

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 Autism Speaks U will be selling puzzle piece chocolate lolipops, other chocolate, and candy from April 30th to May 4th! All proceeds go directly to Autism Speaks to help fund research for Autism. 

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Faculty, Students, Alumni Collaborate on Opera Written by School of Music Faculty Member.

Ithaca College Opera and Ithaca College Light Opera are excited to announce that The Wolf By the Ears, an opera written by School of Music faculty member Dana Wilson which explores the romantic relationship between President Thomas Jefferson and one of his African-American servants, Sally Hemings, will be presented as a formal semi-staged read-through with orchestra on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00pm in Hockett Family Recital Hall. Wilson’s opera is the first operatic work to be written, directed, conducted, produced and performed by Ithaca College faculty, students, and alumni. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Buyback will take place Thursday and Friday, May 3rd and 4th, and then continue Monday May 7th through Friday the 11th, 9am to 4pm each day.

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May 11 paychecks will be distributed normally.  If you will not be at your on-campus or local address to receive your check (and you do not have direct deposit), it will take longer for you to receive your paycheck.

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Michael Rogers, Ithaca College Physics, met with NY reps on Capitol Hill to advocate for science and education funding. 

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Black Tie Affair (with special guest Erik Caron Connection) is putting together a special benefit concert for Colleges Against Cancer and the American Cancer Society live from The Nines in Collegetown TONIGHT, 4/27 at 10:00pm! It's 18+ for entry, so everyone can join! Cover is $5 at the door, and 100% of all profits from the cover and merch will be donated to CAC and the ACS! Check out the Facebook event to learn more about the event and the bands: .

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IC Kicks Back organizers announced that, starting this year, the event will be free of bottled water. In lieu of bottled-water, Ithaca College Catering Services will serve ice tap water from air void containers and compostable cups.

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