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In support of Ithaca College’s Sustainability Initiative, all offices on campus are asked to use only recycled content paper in their printers, copiers, fax and multi-function machines.

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How to find SPRING 2013 Salsa and Ballroom Classes to Pre-Register on Homerconnect!

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Friends provide us an important social support system, but sometimes a friendship can become overbearing and exhausting.

Check out some recommendations for dealing with overwhelming situations in this month's issue of Student Health 101.

Follow us on Twitter @ICStudentHealth! 

Sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion.

Calling all men! Learn about becoming a Big Brother in the Ithaca community and eat some free pizza! 

Come to a quick informational meeting on Wednesday November 14th at 5:30 PM in Textor 101 to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of kids in the Ithaca community!
 

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 The Ithacan has been named a Gold Medalist for both the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s annual college newspaper critique.

Among the judge’s comments for the fall semester: "When a reader picks up the newspaper, the stories and design, the complete package is so compelling, that he feels he must read almost every story before putting the paper down." And for the spring semester: "I've run out of superlatives."

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As promised, Faculty Council will hold another faculty-only Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, November 13 at 12:05 - 1:00 PM in Textor 102. No minutes will be taken, no reporters will be present. This is intended to be an open discussion regarding many of the issues that are emerging on campus. Administrators holding faculty appointments are requested to refrain from attending.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Peter Rothbart at rothbart@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1497. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The ITS Technology Learning Center is offering several Excel training topics this week! If you'd like to churn out more charts, finesse some formulas, or spruce up those spreadsheets, please join us for as many Excel training sessions as you'd like! Click the links below to register instantly online for the topics of your choice. We'll see you in class!

Excel for Windows: Introduction
Excel for Windows: Charts, Graphs, and Pivot Tables
Excel for Windows: Formulas I

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TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT (TIOLI): Donate your gently used items such as clothing, room decorations, furnishings, school supplies, kitchen supplies, and more to TIOLI and find something useful for yourself. There is something for everyone, and it's FREE! Find it in the basement of Clarke Hall. Check Intercom for the hours it is open, or the sign at the main entrance of Clarke, where there will be a number to call to have an Eco-Rep let you in the building.

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ITS is pleased to announce that the TLC (Technology Learning Center) will be offering training on a variety of computing topics this week, Monday November 12th through Friday, November 16th. Click any link below to register online instantly for topics of your choice. Training is open to all faculty members, staff members, and students. We'll see you in class!


Basic Operating System Series:

Macintosh: Best Practices for Using the Macintosh
Windows: Best Practices for Using Windows 7

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The New Celebrity on Campus

Contributed by Stephanie Piech on 11/09/12 

 Have you heard what everyone’s been talking about?  The new celebrity on campus is Meatless Monday!  Hear how the movement is growing, and see what celebrities are taking the Meatless Pledge, at Ithaca College’s Dining Services Sustainability Blog:http://icdiningsustainability.blogspot.com/2012/11/meatless-monday-in-limelight.html

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Submission deadlines for short-term, faculty-led courses to be taught abroad in 2013-14 are approaching.  Any faculty member interested in leading such a course abroad during the winter session of 2014, spring break 2014, or summer 2014 is encouraged to be in touch with the Office of International Programs to begin discussing ideas for such programs.

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Twelve teams made their final pitch for a chance to win $5,000 during the Second Annual Business Idea Competition. And for four of them, that became a reality.

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Assistant Professor in Genetics:

Tues, November 13
12:10 p.m, CNS 112

"Using Genome Editing to Understand the Evolution of Chromosome-Wide Gene Regulation Mechanisms"

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Thursday, November 15 
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

"Transcriptional Control of Development"

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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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Recognize a Junior or Senior!

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 11/09/12 

The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

Any Ithaca College faculty member, staff member, or student may nominate an outstanding junior or senior for a 2012-2013 Peggy R. Williams Award.  Self-nominations are also accepted.

Nominate a student (or students) before 5:00pm on Friday, November 16. 

All eligible nominees will be sent an application form to complete. Only students who complete the application will be considered.

Would you like to learn more about the award?  Click here.

Would you like to submit your nominations?  Click here.

Questions?  Please contact Jen Walsh in OSEMA at jwalsh@ithaca.edu.

Nominate a Senior or Junior today!

Contributed by Jen Walsh on 11/09/12 

The Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

Any Ithaca College faculty member, staff member, or student may nominate an outstanding junior or senior for a 2012-2013 Peggy R. Williams Award.  Self-nominations are also accepted.

Nominate a student (or students) before 5:00pm on Friday, November 16. 

All eligible nominees will be sent an application form to complete. Only students who complete the application will be considered.

Would you like to learn more about the award?  Click here.

Would you like to submit your nominations?  Click here.

Questions?  Please contact Jen Walsh in OSEMA at jwalsh@ithaca.edu.

Congratulations to the following Ithaca College students who were inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society on October 15, 2012:

Nicole Belott

Eliana Blatt

Tessa Crisman

Jillian Doyle

Amanda Frey

Beth Greene

Jusan Hamilton

Kaitlin Harvey

Carly Jones

Christopher LeVan

Kevin McElrath

Deborah Moran

Keely Scowcroft

Natasha Thompson

Grace Woodward

The Office of Facilities purchasing department is pleased to announce to the campus community that surplus office furnishings inventory is now available for viewing on the Office of Facilities/purchasing website.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
12:10 - 1:05 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, Gannett Center 316
Presented by
Stephen Sweet, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, and Chairperson of HSR
Cyndy Scheibe, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

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The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to announce the following events for the week of November 12.  Please register for each event and RSVP to the 11/14 all-faculty Wine and Cheese Social. 
 

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