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Special Purchase at the Bookstore

Contributed by Art Gilmore on 02/25/2008 

The Ithaca College Bookstore is now offering a special purchase on a Campus Casuals 80/20 hooded sweatshirt. These Ithaca College hoodies come in seven different colors and two different logos. Regular price is $34.99, or you can purchase two for $50, saving you $20!

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On Friday, February 29, IC PR Lab students will help Safe Kids Finger Lakes, a chapter of Safe Kids Buckle Up, by hosting driving safety sessions between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. outside of the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, located next to Greater Ithaca Activities Center, at 318 North Albany Street, in downtown Ithaca. GIAC will be hosting its annual Black History Month Talent Show afterwards from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Interested in doing research in the biology department during the summer and/or fall semesters? If so, this is for you!

Mandatory informational meeting with faculty
Thursday, March 6
Center for Natural Sciences
First floor foyer
4:00 p.m.

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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/25/2008 

On Sunday, February 24, 2008, at about 12:24 a.m., the Ithaca College Office of Public Safety received a report that a male student had been physically assaulted in a parking lot near Circle Apartment 3.

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The window for online ordering of OT/PT textbooks is open Monday, February 25 through Monday, March 17. It is your responsibility to place your order within this time frame, as the textbook reservation link will be closed after March 17.

Failure to do so will create an inconvenience for you, as you would most likely not receive your books in time for classes. There are no used books available for the OT/PT program in Rochester.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Teresa Michael will be visiting campus on Wednesday, February 27, to conduct an information session about the Peace Corps.

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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Late Afternoon Session:
4:30 - 5:15pm, Cayuga Falls Room, (Campus Center)

(Applications Available in 101 Towers Concourse if you cannot attend session)

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Ithaca College School of Music clarinet professor Michael Galván will present a free recital on Sunday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Pianist Andrea Merrill will collaborate. The program includes seldom heard music by Weiner, Mczynski, Sachsen-Meiningen, and Rota. "Viktor's Tale" by renowned film composer John Williams rounds out the program.

In honor of Black History Month, the Saakumu Dance Troupe from Ghana will visit Ithaca College to present a free performance on Friday, February 29. The presentation will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The Asian Culture Club will host the first event in its "How To" series on Wednesday, February 27.

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The four student winners of the Ithaca College School of Music Concerto Competition will perform as soloists with the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jeffery Meyer, on Saturday, March 1. The free concert will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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As noted in a recent Intercom notice, Michael McGreevey accepted a position at Wells College as the Vice President for Development and will be leaving Ithaca College in mid-March. Please join us in wishing Michael best wishes and good luck at a reception recognizing his almost 20 years of service to Ithaca College. The reception will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2008 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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WomenSpeak: Tuesday, February 26

Contributed by Katie Marks on 02/25/2008 

WomenSpeak will take place on Tuesday, February 26, from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center. Join us for an exciting day of lectures, readings, music, photography, and much more -- all on the theme of "Telling the Truth."

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All Aboard to NYC!

Contributed by Kasey J. Spada on 02/25/2008 

Springtime in New York City -- you don't want to miss it! All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us on a day trip to the Big Apple.

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As announced in December, members of the IC campus community are invited to submit proposals for the next round of review for the New Initiatives Fund. The Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the temporary "New Initiatives Fund" in 2002. The fund will support initiatives from faculty, staff and students which:

• Advance some dimension of the institutional plan, and/or
• Creatively addresses some dimension of quality improvement, and/or
• Demonstrate the potential to generate new revenue on an ongoing basis after a year or two of "seed funding"

Proposals that include or address more than one division/department/school, demonstrate collaboration across campus constituencies, and/or between the College and the broader community are particularly encouraged.

Proposals will be funded for one year, except in the case of entrepreneurial ventures where a two-year time frame may be advisable.

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English Department Open House

Contributed by Wendy Hyman on 02/25/2008 

Meet students and professors at the English department open house -- free coffee and goodies!

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A new sport that ANYONE can enjoy!

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Intramural Billiards!

Contributed by Scott Flickinger on 02/25/2008 

Chalk up and let's go!

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SLI Session: The Playing Field

Contributed by Kelly Stevens on 02/24/2008 

As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Fred Chandra and Kelly Stevens will present a free leadership development session, entitled "The Playing Field," on Monday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge.

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