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Election Day Reminder

Contributed by Vicki Estabrook on 10/31/2008 

The office of Human Resources would like to remind all employees and departments that Tuesday, November 4, is Election Day. Please be sure to arrange time to travel to your polling place and vote.

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Election Day Events

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/31/2008 

Don't miss these election day events designed to help you vote, celebrate the election, and watch the results roll in.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence presents two Teaching and Learning Commons events that continue the metaphor of maximizing the return on our investments in teaching.

"Grading: What Are the Blue Chip Stocks?"
Monday, November 10, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

"Invest in Course Design"
Monday, December 8, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

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Professor Harry McCue, chair of the Department of Art, will exhibit two oil paintings and an intaglio print in the national juried show, "Small Wonders." The exhibition at the Maryland Federation of Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, opens December 2 and runs through December 27. There will be a reception December 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

It is with great pleasure that the RA Recognition Committee Announces the winners of the Block 1 Awards.

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Did you know you can refill your Bonus Bucks?

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Are you 21 and want to make a difference this spring break? Apply to be an Alternative Spring Break van driver and get a special discount!!!

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Don't miss out on the exciting events this week!

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Introducing a New OT Course

Contributed by Julie Clark on 10/31/2008 

A new occupational therapy (OT) course is available: Occupational Apartheid (OTBS 3600).

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Dining services is taking Trayless Tuesday to a new level- no trays!

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Are you interested in learning more about health care and culture?

Have you been thinking about the possibility of short-term study abroad?

We would like to announce two exciting course opportunities.

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African Dance Class

Contributed by Michelle Cole on 10/31/2008 

An African Dance Class will be held on Tuesday, November 4th at 7:15 PM in The Hill Center Dance Studio. Master teacher Sulley Imoro from Ghana will conduct the class which is open to all students. Presented by the Department of Health Sciences and Physical Education. For additional information contact: mcole@ithaca.edu

Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, for "Political Marketing and the 2008 Campaign," the final Tuesday Salon of the semester.

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Tired of Board Games?

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 10/31/2008 

If you’ve had enough of board games by the time New Year’s Day rolls around, we have a solution for you!

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Faculty members interested in Blackboard, the online courseware system, are invited to attend a meeting with Information Technology Services (ITS) on Tuesday November 11th from 12:10-1 pm in Friends 309 . At this meeting representatives of ITS will discuss a proposal designed to help with content distribution for faculty members teaching multiple sections of the same course.

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Vivian Bruce Conger, associate professor of history, presented her working paper, "'There is graite odds between a mans being at home and a broad': Deborah Franklin and the Eighteenth-Century Home," at the Upstate Early American History Workshop, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Clinical associate professor and speech-language pathology clinic director Christine Cecconi and colleague Mary Emm, clinic director at the State University College at Cortland, presented the keynote address,"Generation X Meets Generation Y: Generational Differences in the Workplace," at the annual fall conference of Happiness House in Canandaigua, New York, on October 10.

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Steve Seidman Interviewed on NPR

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 10/30/2008 

For the second time in three months, Steve Seidman, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR).

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The 2008 Family Weekend will be held October 31 through November 2. A full listing of events for the weekend is available online:

Family Weekend 2008

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Hunting Season Advisory

Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/30/2008 

The Office of Public Safety reminds community members that the fall hunting season is underway.

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