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International Education Week

Contributed by Priyam Banerjee on 11/08/2007 

The IC International Club, in conjunction with the Office of International Programs, is hosting a series of events to coordinate with International Education Week as designated by the U.S. State Department of Education.

The following events will be held:

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Updated Local Motel and Hotel Rates

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 11/08/2007 

The Purchasing Department has updated 2007-2008 "corporate rate" discounts as a guide for those campus departments who are booking local motel and hotel accommodations for guests, interview candidates, consultants, speakers, etc.

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Streetlights in the Y parking lot (across Route 96B from College's main entrance) are not working at this time, as the contractor repairing another part of the South Hill Business Complex accidentally severed the cables that provide electricity to the light poles in Y lot.

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Water For Sudan

Contributed by Samantha Wolfe on 11/08/2007 

Help STAND meet our goal of $5,000 to build a well for the people of Sudan. We will be tabling Tuesday, Nov. 13th and Wednesday, Nov. 14th from 4-8pm in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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To ensure your items arrive in time for the holidays, Mail Services has posted a new document to its website, where you can view the recommended dates for entering your cards and packages in the mail stream to ensure delivery to international and military APO and FPO addresses by Christmas Day.

http://www.ithaca.edu/genadminserv/mail.htm

We have also posted the page on the bulletin board at the Phillips Hall Post Office for your convenience.

The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life (SACL) has held its annual auction of gently used goods each Thanksgiving week for the past few years. This auction has raised nearly $1,000 for on-campus charities including Caring and Sharing and the Chapel Emergency Fund.

This year, for the first time ever, we will be opening this auction to the entire campus community! Come to IC Square from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, to bid on items that fit the description "one person's junk is another person's treasure" (and support sustainability at the same time!).

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I would like to extend my thanks to all members of the community who assisted with an extremely successful Family Weekend. Approximately 1,500 family members attended a variety of events during the weekend of November 2-4.

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The women's studies program will host another brown-bag discussion on Tuesday, November 13, from noon until 1:00 p.m. in Friends 207 for all faculty, staff, and students who are (or might be) interested in getting involved in women's studies.

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Please join in the celebration to honor all veterans and especially IC veterans at today's (Thursday, November 8) event, happening at noon in Emerson Suites.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the second reading of its fall 2007 Thursdays at the Handwerker series on November 8 at 6:30 p.m. The reading, themed “Dreams of Another Life,” will feature the Department of Writing’s assistant professor Elizabeth Lawson and senior Corey Millard.

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The Ithaca College Choir, conducted by Lawrence Doebler, will perform the world premiere of “Confederate Soldier’s Prayer” by Gary Schocker at the 28th annual Choral Composition Contest and Festival on Saturday, November 10. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the free event will also feature six high school choirs, each performing pieces chosen as finalists in a national competition of newly composed works.

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Flutist Wendy Herbener Mehne will present a free flute recital on Sunday, November 11, at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. Mehne, a professor of music performance in the School of Music, will be joined by pianist Diane Birr and clarinetist Michael Galván in a program of Hungarian and gypsy music.

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ICBellPeople is looking for new members!

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Thursday, November 15
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112
http://www.ithaca.edu/biology/seminar_nov15.pdf

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby

*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

The Annual Ithaca College Benefits and Wellness Fair is coming and it has a new location!

All Ithaca College faculty and staff are invited to attend. Come and see what the Star Station is all about! And ... learn more about your benefits and your choices, because the focus of the fair is YOU!

DATE: Thursday, November 15, 2007
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: Fitness Center, Mondo Gym

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At its annual business meeting held at Siena College on October 6, 2007, the New York State Economics Association's board of directors elected associate professor Bill Kolberg president for a two-year term.

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The Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs recently unveiled their new master plan. This plan will guide their staff through the next five to seven years in their work to further improve the services and opportunities they offer our residential students. We were delighted to discover that an entire section of their new plan focuses on sustainability.

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Cortaca Jug Message to Fans

Contributed by Brian McAree on 11/07/2007 

As you know, the annual Ithaca College vs. Cortland State football game is scheduled for Saturday, November 10, at noon at Ithaca.

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Thursday, November 15, is the Great American Smokeout. More people quit on the Smokeout than any other day of the year. You, too, can be a quitter!

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E lot will be closed early mornings on Thursday, November 15, and Friday, November 16.

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