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The Longview/Ithaca College Shuttle will be providing only limited service today due to the weather.  It is anticipated that it will be back to its regular schedule tomorrow.

If there are any questions, please contact Christine Pogorzala, IC/LV Coordinator, at 607.274.1051 or pogorzal@ithaca.edu.

 #NoWallNoBan 

Come join us at Free Speech Rock on Friday, February 10th at 3:00 PM to rally against President Trump's ban on Muslim immigration into the U.S. 

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Come to the library between February 9th to the 15th for a blind date with a book.

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 If you have earned an A or A- from these courses and can get a positive recommendation from a faculty member, we'd like to talk to you about helping your peers.

Complete an online application at ithaca.edu/tutoring/temporary as soon as possible so we can get the ball rolling!!  We'd love to hear from you by Friday, February 10th, 2017.

Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian K. Dickens

Maura Benner (Class of 2019, Health Sciences) 
Two years ago Maura was the recipient of United Way's TeenWorks "Making a Difference" award, for creating a community center on Chew St. in Allentown. Watch her whole story by clicking here!

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Open letter to the Ithaca College Community

We, the undersigned full-time, continuing faculty in the Department of English, are writing in support of our part-time and contingent co-workers in their present union negotiations with our college. We view these negotiations as necessary steps toward fair, living wages and a more welcoming and equitable working environment. It is in everyone’s interest that the wide disparity between faculty wages be ameliorated.

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Ithaca College Aging Studies Fieldwork Instructor Lisa Kendall and Dr. Nancy Kusmaul, University of Maryland, discuss the possible impacts of traumatic experiences as people transition into older adulthood. They describe specific applications of a trauma perspective with elders and what helping professionals might observe in their clients to warrant further assessment. Dr. Kusmaul and Ms. Kendall highlight the distinctive opportunities and manifestations for re-traumatization with the older adult population, and the trauma-informed care implications for organizations and caregivers serving older adults. 

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Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but eating healthy and being physically active can be the key to a healthier heart. This Valentine’s Day, Exercise Science Students will be coming to your area to take your blood pressure and offer you a heart-healthy gift.

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Career Services is pleased to welcome Mr. Andrew Gordon from Camp Canadensis to campus on Thursday, February 23 2017, to interview candidates for the following summer staff opportunities.

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HSHP is looking for a student assistant to work in the Dean's Office this summer. The hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00-5:00pm and Friday from 8:00-3:00pm starting Monday, May 22 and ending Friday, August 25.

Please visit our website for a job description and application instructions.

Professor Srijana Bajracharya presented a paper at the 13th Annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 19th, 2017.

Srijana Bajracharya, from the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper titled, “A Cross-cultural Assessment of Pro-environmental Behaviors (PEB) from Two Communities: A Pilot Study”.  This study was a part of her sabbatical leave activity.  The purpose was to pilot test the study and see if the methods including the instrument is adequate.  Additional purpose was to see if there is a relationship between individual’s perceptions about themselves and the nature and their pro-environmental behavior with special focus on reducing solid waste and also see if there is a cultural differences between populations living in two countries, London and Tompkins County.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Mary Kate Dunster from PwC will visit campus to serve as an employer-in-residence.  During this time she will be available to speak with accounting and finance students about PwC, internship and job opportunities within the organization, and the field of accounting in general.

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Eleven Ithaca College students received the “MLK NOW” Award for their above-and-beyond service during the college’s annual MLK Day of Service, which concluded a week of educational workshops and performances. The “MLK NOW” Award is given to one student from each volunteer group who demonstrates servant leadership and exceptional teamwork. The winners are voted on by the members of their group.

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Juniors and Seniors at IC who will be 21 or older by March 10, 2017, are encouraged to participate in Alternative Spring Break trip this spring! ASB is a chance to travel AND make a different on a budget!

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 Career Services Workshop - Networking in Practice TODAY at 3:00 PM

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Do you want to spend a part of your day giving back to the community and building leadership skills? Then you should sign-up for this month's Service Saturday, on Saturday February 18th! Students will be volunteering at awesome local sites such as:

  • Beechtree Care Center

  • Cayuga Nature Center

  • Newfield United Methodist Church

Service Saturdays are a great way to participate in community service and to give back to the Ithaca Community. Sign up to gain community service hours, spend your Saturday doing something new, and to meet new peers!

SIGN UP HERE!

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Tonight at 7pm in Park 285 we will be breaking into SWISH teams and begin planning for the event. There are three teams to pick from: Social Media, Sponsorship and Donations, and Team Management. 

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Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for Rhonda Vanover's Exhibiting Artist Talk on Thursday, February 9, at 6 p.m.. The artist will contextualize her current work on display at the Handwerker (exhibition summary below) within the greater arc of her studio practice, ongoing research, and professional career. Q & A to follow.

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Submitted on behalf of the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability

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Are you interested in studying abroad in Australia?  Come learn all about spending a semester or summer at the University of Sydney on Thursday, 2/9, 6:00-7:00; Textor 101.  Pizza will be provided!

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