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See the Recreational Sports website for all of the hours until summer hours begin.

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“NewsWatch16” was named the National Winner for "Best All-Around Television Newscast" in the 2009 Mark of Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

"NewsWatch 16" recently won the “Best Newscast” award in SPJ’s Regional 1 competition. Each regional winner advances to the national competition. National Mark of Excellence Award judges choose one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up).

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The USPS notified Mail Services that the specific zip plus four for Ithaca College is 14850-7002.

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Need a stress reliever during finals week?
Interested in growing your own food?
Fascinated by fungi?
Love to drill, hammer, and work outdoors?
Looking for a unique research opportunity?

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Studying for finals in biology, calculus, chemistry, economics, Spanish, or statistics?

Peer tutors will be in 110 Towers Concourse ready to help you on
Sunday, May 9 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

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 Friday May 7 at noon, Phillips Room, Muller Chapel 

All levels of Hebrew are welcome!


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Submitted on behalf of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Please join us in welcoming Gustavo Licón as the new Assistant Professor for Latino/a Studies in the CSCRE at Ithaca College. Dr. Licón will begin his duties on August 15th, 2010.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is proud to announce that one of its alumni, Kaitlyn Alcorn (`07), was recently awarded the Marjorie Schock Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowship. This $5,000 fellowship recognizes students with outstanding academic and extracurricular performance as they enter their first year of full-time graduate or professional study. As the nominee representing Ithaca College, Kaitlyn competed with top students across the United States.

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Congratulations to Tom Brown, Hannah Lloyd and Clare Orenstein, winners of our April drawing for the Career Services "Refer a Friend" program.  They are the lucky recipients of iTunes gift cards!

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The Academic Procession

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/06/2010 

As we prepare for our 115th Commencement on Sunday, May 23, 2010, I would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession. The procession will form at 8:30 a.m. outside in the academic quad if it’s nice weather, or inside the enclosed walkway beginning at Job Hall and extending through the Campus Center if it is raining. Please see below for information on forming the academic procession if Commencement is indoors. The academic procession will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. All guests will be encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m.

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An accomplished quilter. A long-distance bicycling enthusiast. A trained doula—a layperson who supports a mother throughout childbirth. A team of volunteers in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

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A service learning grant through the Foundation for Long Term Care enabled the Gerontology Institute to embrace the College’s (IC)² philosophy in a successful collaboration between schools and the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies. Over the course of two years, more than 225 students and 9 faculty members from six departments created and participated in activities that benefited older adults throughout the community.


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Fulbright Scholar.....

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Amanullah De Sondy, Assistant Professor of World Religions, took his South Asian Religions: Gender, Sexuality and the Body class to Cornell University on Wednesday 5th May to hear a public presentation by Professor Iftikhar Dadi, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Art & Visual Studies, as he launched his new book on ‘Modernisms and the Art of Muslim South Asia’ and a private gathering with Sorayya Khan to discuss her recently published novel, ‘Five Queen’s Road’.


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Students in two School of Business classes that have been working on the Sustainable Master Plan for the Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport will present their final reports on Monday, May 10th at 7:30PM. This presentation will be held in the Carl Sgrecci classroom 111 in the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. The public is welcome to attend and learn more about our students' involvement in this innovative planning process.

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Contributed by Laura T. Murphy on 05/05/2010 

Only $15: now through May 12.  Support Free the Slaves!

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Campus Photo Shoot

Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 05/05/2010 

This Thursday and Friday (May 6-7) one of our longstanding recruitment photographers, Bill Truslow, will be on campus to capture photos of the College. Rather than coordinating specific shots, we have asked him to take advantage of good spring weather (hopefully) and the activity across campus this time of year in numerous outside shots.  I trust that most of his work will go unnoticed, but I wanted to make you aware as he may casually and spontaneously ask for a little assistance from you or your department.  Common requests usually include walking across the quad, engaging in conversation, or just looking happy!  To the extent possible, please accommodate, or at least entertain, Bill's request.  Who knows, perhaps your photo will be the next cover shot.

Many thanks for your consideration. 

Eric Maguire 
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Patricia Rodriguez, Assistant Professor Politics, participated in a workshop on Environment and Citizenship in Latin America, at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada on April 23-24, 2010.

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Heading home for the summer and not sure how it's going to go?

If you are nervous about facing family time, not sure how to approach tough subjects, or just looking for some fun summer ideas, check out the "Summer Break Resources" page in the "Resources and Services" section of the LGBT Center website:

Summer Break Resources

Have a great summer!


Spring LGBT newsletter available

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 05/05/2010 

The spring 2010 issue of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

You may view a PDF version of the newsletter on the LGBT Center website:

LGBT Center Newsletter: Out Words


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