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NYC in the Fall

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 08/06/2008 

What's better than enjoying the Big Apple in the fall? Ithaca College can take you there on Saturday, September 27.

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Maura Stephens, senior editor of our college magazine, ICView, will be attending the Nieman Conference for Narrative Editors at Harvard this year.

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In order to prepare for Monday’s launch of the first production version of myHome, the College's new web portal, access to the beta version will be removed at 3pm on Friday, 8/8.

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All-College Staff Meeting

Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 08/05/2008 

President Tom Rochon invites you to the all-College staff meeting to be held on Thursday, August 21, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Emerson Suites. These meetings provide an opportunity to share important information as we prepare for the new semester.

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The Ithaca College Bookstore is pleased to announce a special Fall 2008 semester price for Microsoft® Office 2007 and 2008. See the information below on each promotional product.

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IC Community Picnic

Contributed by Milagros Hernandez on 08/05/2008 

Submitted on behalf of President Tom Rochon.

Again this year, we are pleased to continue our tradition of welcoming new students at the IC Community Picnic. The picnic will be held on Monday, August 25, on the Academic Quad immediately following Convocation (at approximately noon). In the event of rain, it will be held in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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ADA Statement for Faculty Use

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 08/05/2008 

In response to requests by faculty for a statement regarding services for students with disabilities, here is a concise insert for inclusion in course syllabi.

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Fitness Center eligibility for 2008 graduates and anyone holding benefits-eligible family summer memberships ENDS on Friday, August 15.

Please review the complete list of hours beginning Saturday, August 16.

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Caregiver Support Group Meeting

Contributed by Denise Thompson on 08/05/2008 

The next Caregiver Support Group meeting will be held on Friday, August 15, at noon in 413 CHS.

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The ITHACA COLLEGE BOOKSTORE is pleased to announce a Special Fall 2008 semester price for Microsoft® Office 2007 and 2008. See the information below on each promotional product.

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Fall Faculty Workshop September 6

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 08/04/2008 

Save the date for the fall workshop on the morning of Saturday, September 6, 2008. Open to all who teach at Ithaca College, it is "Who We Are and What We Do."

Full details and the registration sign-up form are available at the Center for Faculty Excellence website.

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Submitted on behalf of Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Veteran enrollment management professional Richard “Rit” Fuller ’73 has been named acting dean of the Office of Enrollment Planning. He will serve in that capacity for the fall 2008 semester, while longtime dean Larry Metzger, M.S. ’87, is on a leave of absence.

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The Bookstore is pleased to announce a special clearance sale Monday, August 4, through Friday, August 8.

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Over the past couple of years, motor vehicle accidents that either involved an Ithaca College-owned vehicle or a rented vehicle through an outside rental agency have not always been reported properly after an accident occurs.

The link below explains the motor vehicle accident procedures that must be adhered to when damage or injuries occur while operating a vehicle on College-sanctioned business.

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All sustainability-inspired faculty and EcoVillage educators (and the frankly curious) are invited to the annual Faculty Development Retreat for the Partnerships in Sustainability Education program at EcoVillage, August 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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As recently announced in Intercom the campus wireless network, ICAirnet, will soon be upgraded. The cutover to the new wireless network has been moved from Friday, August 8th to Wednesday, August 13th. The existing wireless network will be unavailable on Monday, 8/11 and Tuesday, 8/12 in preparation for the upgrade.

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Eight new members have been elected to the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame. The annual induction ceremony will be held September 20 in the Emerson Suites on campus as part of Ithaca's homecoming weekend.

The eight inductees represent 10 sports. Joining the Hall of Fame will be Linda Buettner, Jo Burruby '84, John Gemmell '98, Leslie Greene '98, Walt Judd '56, Ed Mahoney '95, John Sacchi '66, and Sandy VanBenschoten.

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Ithaca College will add women's golf to its intercollegiate athletic program and has hired the program's first coach. The addition of women's golf, which will bring the College's number of varsity sports to 26 (12 men's sports, 14 women's sports), was announced by Ken Kutler, director of intercollegiate athletics and recreational sports, as part of Ithaca's continuing efforts to maintain compliance with Title IX.

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A small section of the campus access road, from the entrance to the R lot (by the Garden Apartments) to the main campus loop road, will be closed August 5, 6, and 7 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

This closure is necessary to complete work being done in the C lot.

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The indoor pool will not be open for recreational swim on Monday, August 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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