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Good news! ITS is pleased to offer another round of Photoshop Phriday training in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) on Friday, October 23rd, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We have expanded the second session, "Creating Graphics," from one to two hours, giving you the chance to learn even more about this challenging software program.

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Saturday 1024/09, 6:30pm, Emerson Suites

Join us as we salute HEOP and ALANA students who reached exceptional levels of scholastic achievement during academic year 2008/2009.   We will also recognize juniors and seniors who have achieved superior levels of accomplishment with cumulative grade point averages of 3.75 and above.

Finally, we will pay tribute to Ithaca faculty, staff, and members of the City of Ithaca community who have made contributions to student success. 

Imani Gospel Choir will perform.  Tiffany Valentin will share poetry that evolved for the Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat.  Tammy Mayberry, Ithaca alum, will be our guest speaker!

RSVP today to Heather Crider at  Business professional attire is appreciated but not required.


A Message from Academic Enrichment Services, Career Services, and the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs


S.W.I.F.T at Ithaca College will be organizing an event called Trick or Eat. Groups will go door to door in the city of Ithaca and collect cans of food or personal care items for Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

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Are you interested in studying abroad? IES (The Institute for the International Education of Students) is one of Ithaca College's affiliated study abroad providers, and a representative of IES will be on campus on Tuesday, October 20 to meet with students and provide further information about the IES study abroad options. A free pizza lunch will be provided!

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Contributed by David Cruz on 10/16/09 


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Sophomores and juniors interested in a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering may be eligible to apply for this scholarship that is awarded by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The award covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.


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The Library receives new multi-function scanners/copiers.

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Effective immediately, the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life will no longer issue "Notifications of Absence." Students should communicate directly with their faculty when they need to miss a class for health emergencies, family emergencies, required court appearances, etc. Faculty who require documentation of such absences should communicate this directly with their students.

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The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, events and performances that happen on our campus.

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Students seeking post-graduate opportunities with the United States Marine Corps should attend the upcoming Corps' information session.  Officers are college graduates who have earned and accepted an appointment by the President of the United States.

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On Tuesday, October 20, at 4:00p.m. in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112, the Sustainability Café will explore "Striving toward Zero Waste,” presented by Kat McCarthy '05, Waste Reduction and Recycling Specialist for Tompkins County Solid Waste Management.

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Webinar Featuring Medical School Deans:  ON-LINE EVENT, October 20.   This event provides an opportunity to hear about the value of the Teach For America experience and how it links to a medical career from Annalisa Tincher, the admissions director of the medical school at Northwestern. The event will also feature Jason Clark, an Atlanta ’02 alumnus who earned his M.D. at the Duke University School of Medicine and is now completing his residency in dermatology at Emory.


Thursday, October 22
CNS 117
Pizza will be provided.

James Sterling, Keck Graduate Institute, “Electrowetting, Microfluidics, and DNA Diagnostics”

Dr. Sterling will be describing career options in biotechnology industry and the masters of bioscience degree offered by Keck Graduate Institute.    He is the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of Faculty, Team Masters Program Director and Professor, KGI

Hosted by the departments of Biology and Chemistry.

The Jewish calendar for this academic year is now available on the Hillel website as follows:

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In support of the College’s sustainability efforts, the Office of Human Resources’ publication, “HR Connections”, is available online for employees.

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Help gain a greater level of confidence in your retirement portfolio.  Make an appointment today to meet with an Individual Consultant  to evaluate your investments.

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 The Group Exercise schedule for the Fitness Center has been updated for Block 2.  The new schedule will take effect on Monday, October 19th, 2009.

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Friends, classmates, colleagues, and staff and faculty members are invited to celebrate the life of Andrea Morton '10 on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in Muller Chapel. The memorial service will include a prelude by the Ithaca College Women's Chorale beginning at 6:40 p.m.

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The Office of Student Financial Services will be closed from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm for planning purposes.  We apologize for any inconvenience.