Do You Need to Take A Language Course? How About Taking Latin 101 or Latin 200?

Hello Honorites!

Elementary Latin I (LATN 10100) is being offered in the Fall on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:35-3:50. You can use it for the ICC Identities theme (Humanities perspective)!

Intermediate Latin (LATN 20000) is being offered in the Fall on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:10-2:25. — Some prior knowledge of the language is required for this course.

Please contact Dr. Robert Ziomkowski for details (

In these courses you will read about the myths of ancient Rome in the original language. & you will Improve your English vocabulary!

Latin will help HSHP students and Pre-law students understand their specialized vocabulary as well!

Register Today!

Twilight Zone Crossover!

Hi Honorites,

On Friday, April 13th at 8:00 PM in the main floor of the Gannett Center, the IC Library, in partnership with Prof. Chrissy Guest and the Fiction Field Production class, will screen two original Twilight Zone episodes and two original student productions.

Rod Serling, creator of the Twilight Zone, taught at IC from the late 1960’s until his death in 1975.  The College Archives houses Serling’s TZ scripts and personal copies of his films. In celebration of National Library Week , please join us for as we recognize a distinctive Ithaca College collection and its enduring inspiration for IC students.

Two passes to Cinemapolis will be awarded! Snacks will be provided!


Distinguished Writer Ayana Mathis Visits Ithaca College!

Hi Honorites,

Acclaimed novelist Ayana Mathis, assistant professor at the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop and the author of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, will give a reading, Q&A, and book-signing in the Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, April 12 at 6 PM as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.


Her first novel,  The Twelve Tribes of Hattie was featured in Oprah’s bookclub! This reading will be very exciting, and you won’t want to miss an opportunity to hear from such a distinguished author. She is a recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship, and many other awards. You won’t want to miss this reading!

Graduation SZN is here!

is coming fast and we understand that this time can be a bit stressful.  Maybe you’re surprised you made it this far! Well we aren’t. Now graduation can be a great time, but not if you don’t have the right attire. How many graduations have you seen without tassels? None. Tassels are the cornerstone to graduation; just as cap and gowns. So you really don’t want to miss out and not be dressed with the attire needed to look fly at graduation!
Listed below is some general information about graduation attire.
For further details please use this link:
Important Information for Undergraduates Academic Attire
Academic attire MUST BE ORDERED through the Ithaca College Campus Store. 
The deadline to order your regalia is April 13, 2018.
You must pre-order your regalia, but will not be charged until you pick it up at the Campus Store during Senior Week.
Caps, gowns, Latin honor cords, and the name cards needed for you to have your name read and cross the stage at Commencement must be picked up at the Campus Store:
Wednesday-Saturday, May 16-19
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The cost of the academic cap, tassel, gown and gratitude stole for bachelor’s candidates is $65 (including tax).  Students may keep regalia.
When picking up your regalia at the Campus Store, you will be asked to share your post-graduation plans with us on the “What’s Next?” Survey. You can save time at regalia pickup by completing the survey in advance. Check your email for a link to the survey beginning April 24.
If Commencement is held indoors due to severe weather, graduates must bring their academic regalia to gain admission.

Student Employee Luncheon Highlights

Hi Honorites,

Today was the luncheon for student employees, and your honors employees were there in attendance. We had a great time eating. So much fun was had, and this picture really captures that.

If anyone has pictures from any events on campus, please email them to either myself, or Tynesha at or We would love to show off the amazing things our fellow honorites are doing!


The U.S. Air Force Concert Band & Singing Sergeants Perform at IC on 4/11 @ 7pm!

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform at Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00pm in Ford Hall

There will also be a talk at 6:15-6:45 in Hockett Family Recital Hall with the conductor and members of the ensemble, which is open to the public.

Tickets are free, but should be reserved at (Doors will open to non-ticketholders at 6:45).

The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants are two of the six performing ensembles within The United States Air Force Band, the premier musical organization of the U.S. Air Force, and are stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C.

“The U.S. Air Force Band uses the power of music to inspire our audiences worldwide, create innovative products and programs, and represent Air Force excellence. This excellence is showcased in the technical prowess and virtuosity required to perform this tour’s musical repertoire. Selections range from classic wind band pieces such as William Schuman’s “Chester” to “A Night at the Opera” featuring the Singing Sergeants in crowd-pleasing arias.

Tours concerts will also include exciting modern works like John Mackey’s “Antique Violences,” which will feature principal trumpet Technical Sgt. Micah Killion, who is pleased to serve as tour soloist.”

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact or call 607.274.3717. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as far in advance of the event as possible.

Did You Go on the NYC Trip? Do You Want to be featured on the Honors Social Media? Send your pictures today!

Hello Honorites!

We hope that those of you who went on the NYC trip had so much fun! If you want to be featured on the Honors Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram please send your photos to today!

Show off your fun time and experience in NYC with selfies, group pictures, and even of the places you went to!

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