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"Eye Care and Health Care Concerns in Northern Ghana"

Dr. Seth Wanye
November 7
8:00 p.m.
Textor 101

http://ithaca.edu/biology/premed_nov7.pdf

Dr. Seth Wanye is an ophthalmologist at Tamale Teaching Hospital's eye clinic in Northern Ghana and a member of Unite For Sight's medical advisory board. He will discuss his work with the international eye care organization Unite for Sight, and about health care in Tamale, Ghana. The program is cosponsored by Unite for Sight.

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WICB-FM was honored with a Grand Prize for Best Newscast in the College Broadcasters, Inc., (CBI) student production competition. The national award was announced at the College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. on October 27. The winning newscast was produced and presented by Cody Holyoke '07 on March 23.

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Jennifer Kellington, career counselor, and Tiffani Ziemann, coordinator of judicial and educational programs, copresented a program October 9 in Albany at the annual state conference of the College Student Personnel Association of New York (CSPA). Their program was entitled, "Successful Transitions for New Professionals."

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Plan to attend the Veterans Celebration, and you can hear what Rev. Henery has to say about boot camp and other exciting thoughts.

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One hundred and twenty-eight individual panels of the Quilt will be on display in the Emerson Suites at Ithaca College from November 26-28, 2007.

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to spend one or two hours volunteering to read names, greet visitors, monitor the display and facilitate small groups of visitors.

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"It takes a village ... " Well, maybe not a whole village, but it sure does require the talents and energy of a bunch of people to put on a successful campus event. On Wednesday, October 24, the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center became "ground zero" for things sustainable at Ithaca College, as we again observed Campus Sustainability Day.

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Gerontology Institute director John Krout and jurors Janice Levy (associate professor of cinema, photography, and media arts) and photographer Sheryl Sinkow will discuss the exhibition, How We Look: Images of Aging, at 12:15 p.m. on November 6.

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Students at Ithaca College are invited to apply for the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's Study Abroad Grant Competition. Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Fifty $1,000 grants are awarded each year.

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Gossa Tsegaye's video documentary, The Jungle's Edge, will be screened on Thursday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. The film, which premiered in September, is about daily life in the Jungle, the wooded area near Ithaca's Inlet that for decades has served as a home for the homeless.

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Learn Proper E-mail Etiquette!

Contributed by Andrew England on 11/01/2007 

Sigma Iota Epsilon is proud to present two "E-mail Etiquette" seminars.

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Steve Skopik, professor and chair of the Department of Cinema, Photography, Media Arts in the Park School, will lead a Tuesday Salon on the role of art in society, November 6 at 4:00 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.

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CPR/AED Class offered

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 11/01/2007 

***UPDATE: As of November 6, the class is now full.***

Ithaca College's AED Committee will be offering an Adult CPR/AED class in November.

Tuesday, November 20
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Hill Center, room 53

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Adoption Support Group

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 11/01/2007 

The Ithaca College Adoption Support Group will meet Thursday, November 8, 12:10-1:00 p.m. in the Cayuga Lake Meeting Room (formerly the Campus Center Conference Room) on the first floor of Phillips Hall.

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The ENI - Balance Works News Letter for November 2007, addresses Depression in Children and Adolescents

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Kathy Slater Operation Wallacea (field research organization)

"Monitoring Biodiversity in the Tropics"
November 8
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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The Ithaca Wind Quintet will present a free concert on Thursday, November 8, at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.

The program includes Gustav Holst's "Wind Quintet," Eric Ewazen's "Roaring Fork," tangos by Astor Piazzolla, Valerie Coleman's "Umoja," and "Shout Chorus" by Kenji Bunch.

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*** UPDATE: This concert has been postponed until Sunday, December 2.***

Soprano Deborah Lifton will preview her Merkin Hall debut concert in Ithaca on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Pianist Charis Dimaras will collaborate.

The Merkin Hall concert in New York City is a result of winning the 2007 "Joy in Singing" competition, and will take place in January 2008. The program includes music of Dorumsgaard, Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Larsen, and Ginastera.

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Want to Take Classes in Park?

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 11/01/2007 

The following Spring '08 courses are open to non-Park majors:

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Provost Kathleen Rountree announced today that Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, will remain at Ithaca College. Lynch had earlier said that she would accept an offer from the University of California, Berkeley, to become dean of its Graduate School of Journalism in January. She informed officials at Berkeley today that she would instead remain at Ithaca College.

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Kulmusik, Ithaca College's contemporary chamber ensemble, will present a free program, entitled "Friction Systems," on Tuesday, November 6, at 8:15 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Guest faculty members included on this program will be clarinetist Richard Faria, hornist Alex Shuhan, cellist Elizabeth Simkin, pianist Jeffery Meyer, and violinist Susan Waterbury.

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