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The Gerontology Institute is featuring an exhibit of works created by Longview residents Annette and Richard Corth.

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Ithaca College Community Church

Contributed by Robert Earl on 12/08/2006 

Collin McDermott, class of 2009, will deliver his first sermon, Sunday, December 10, 5:00 pm, at Ithaca Community Church, Muller Memorial Chapel. All are welcome!

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HomerConnect (https://homerconnect.ithaca.edu/) will be unavailable on December 16th and 17th due to system maintenance. HomerConnect will be available for faculty to input grades beginning on Monday, December 18th. Only faculty who are attached to credit bearing sections of courses may enter grades. If there is a red text message at the top of the grade screen the section is non-gradable. This is a reminder that grades for the Fall 2006 semester are due by Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at 10 a.m. Students will be able to view their grades on Wednesday, January 3rd.

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Burrows, M.E., M.C. Caillaud, D.M. Smith, E.C. Benson, F.E. Gildow and S.M. Gray. 2006. "The genetic regulation of luteovirus and polerovirus transmission in the aphid Schizaphis graminum". Phytopathology, 96:828-837. View the PDF from her web page: http://faculty.ithaca.edu/mcaillaud/publications/

Susanne Morgan, Sociology, has published a chapter in LEADERSHIP IN PLACE by Jon F. Wergin (Anker Publishing Company, 2006) Titled "Legacies of Leadership in Place," the chapter explores the kinds of leadership in which she and others of her cohort have engaged during the past thirty years in higher education. Much of this leadership was outside or in opposition to established pathways, and the legacies include successes and challenges.

Amani Gospel Singers to Perform

Contributed by Charles Davis on 12/08/2006 

The Amani Gospel Singers will be presenting "Sweet Heavenely Dove," an evening of gospel entertainment.

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ShortLine/Coach USA is offering an express charter bus to the Boston area for semester break.

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Network Nights 2007

Contributed by Susan Welch on 12/08/2006 

Career Services wishes to remind students that the registration deadline for Network Nights is December 15, 2006.

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Designated Drivers are the Life of the Party!

Designated Driver Day is December 12. Stop by at the R*E*A*C*H table in the North Foyer from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. to nominate your favorite designated driver to win a cheesecake!

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Collin McDermott, class of 2009, will deliver his first sermon, Sunday, December 10, 5:00 pm, at Ithaca Community Church, Muller Memorial Chapel. All are welcome!

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The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance is proud to announce that the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies (formerly Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services), has been granted continuing accreditation for their overall baccalaureate degree program by the National Recreation and Park Association Recreation (NRPA)/American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation (AAPAR) Council on Accreditation.

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An art exhibit of two Longview seniors, Annette and Richard Corth, will be having an opening reception on Friday December 15, 2006 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. in room 413 CHS at the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. Light refreshments will be provided.

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It's time to kick-off another successful year of Relay for Life at Ithaca College. Last year's event was the TOP COLLEGE RELAY IN THE NATION for money raised per capita! GREAT JOB!

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Do you need a JOB for the Spring ‘07 Semester?

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Presentations begin each day at
4:00 p.m. in
CNS 112.

Complete presentation information is available at:
http://www.ithaca.edu/biology/303_302f06talks.pdf

All are invited!

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Final Performances of The Seagull

Contributed by Susan Monagan on 12/06/2006 

Tickets are still available for Ithaca College Theatre's production of the adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” by the award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard. Evening performances will take place at 8 p.m. Dec. 7–9. There will be a matinee on Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center. There will be a "talk back" after the Dec. 9th, 2PM performance.

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Anthropologist David Turkon is the senior author of an article in the most recent issue of PRACTICING ANTHROPOLOGY (Vol. 28, No. 4), a publication of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

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Polar Plunge 2007

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 12/06/2006 

It's the most wonderful time of the year...Polar Plunge 2007!

Polar Plunge, modeled after Community Plunge, is a one day community service event. Volunteers arrive on campus Thursday, January 18th and serve at various sites in the Ithaca area on Friday, January 19th.

Past volunteer sites have included Museum of the Earth, Significant Elements, Caroline Elementary School and Better Housing for Tompkins County.

All meals are covered, and Friday night we even go ice skating! Sign-ups take place now through December 15th, so hurry up to the CSLI to put your name on list! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to help those in need and meet new friends!

Any questions can be directed to Kristen Leising, student organizer, at KLeisin1@ithaca.edu

Stephen Sweet's (Sociology) article "The Older Worker, Job Insecurity, and the New Economy" has been accepted for publication in the journal /Generations/. The article reports findings from Sweet's research on how families adjust careers in the face of job insecurity and job loss. Older workers commonly need to limit searches to harmonize with spouses' careers and children's lives, possess skill sets that may be mismatched to current opportunity structures, as well as face prospects of age discrimination. While retirement is a means of exiting the workforce, the majority of older insecure workers lack economic resources to use this as an option to adjust to job loss.

Caroline Cox, director of major gifts, has announced her retirement, following a 22-year career here at the College. Her last day in the office will be January 4, although she will continue to work as a consultant for the Division of Institutional Advancement.

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