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Contributed by Rebecca Peter on 07/02/2007
"In the February 2007 issue of Backpacker [magazine], editor in chief Jonathan Dorn called on the masses to help Backpacker, the Continental Divide Trail Alliance, and federal agencies tackle a massive undertaking: give the trail an official map. As a result, close to 3,000 of you applied, and 300 volunteers where chosen" (source: http://backpackercdtproject.blogspot.com).
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In April 2006 the campus was notified in Intercom that the recycling program for laser/toner cartridges was being discontinued and that departments are to use the pre-paid shipping labels that accompany the installation instruction in the box with the replacement cartridge.
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Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 06/29/2007
Booming sounds Monday afternoon (July 2) from South Hill will be the all-clear signal for the 60th annual Ithaca Community Fireworks Show. Beginning at 2 p.m., an aerial salute that can be heard for miles around will be fired every hour on the hour by fireworks technicians as a reminder that the show is a “go.”
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 06/29/2007
What do the Beatles, Elvis, The Lovin' Spoonful, Simon & Garfunkle, Roy Orbison, Jimi Hendrix, Dusty Springfield and the casts of "Oliver" and "Hair" have in common? Give up? All are represented in the incredible raffle baskets being offered by our Relay for Life team, IC Hope...and we are giving YOU the opportunity to take a chance on winning them!
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This month’s newsletter is about Small Equipment and Capital Acquisitions, how approvers can create Vacation Rules and information on the New Annual Budget Process...so read on!
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Refresh your professional development with ITS workshops covering a variety of topics including computer security, campus systems, iLife, Oracle Calendar and much more!
Contributed by Natalia Pelttari on 06/28/2007
Please note the following updates pertaining to your Flexible Spending Account benefits:
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Submitted by Deb Merriman for Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President for Human Resources.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 06/28/2007
John Confer, scholar in residence and retired associate professor of biology, described the increase in wildlife diversity due to clearing small patches of forest in large, contiguous forest habitat at the Hudson Highlands Research Symposium in Cornwall, New York.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 06/28/2007
For the third year in a row, ICTV's Newswatch 16 won for Best Regularly Scheduled Local News Program in the College Station competition sponsored by the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association (NYSAPBA). This year's award was given for the March 4, 2007, newscast.
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Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald on 06/28/2007
Asma Barlas, director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) and professor of politics, made two presentations in the Netherlands in June. One was at the "Redefining Boundaries: Muslim Women and Religious Authority" conference in Amsterdam; the other was at a master class at the University of Leiden.
There are Swimming Lessons available at the Outdoor pool this summer.
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Please note that the Tower Club Restaurant will be closed, Monday, July 2, 2007 – Friday, July 6, 2007 in observance of Fourth of July, re -opening Monday, July 9, 2007 with normal business hours.
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Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 06/27/2007
Spectators at the 60th annual Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday, July 2, are reminded to park safely and sanely. In particular, parking on state and county highways and road shoulders is not permitted, especially on route 96-B near Ithaca College and along routes 13, 34, 79, and 96.
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Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 06/26/2007
There will be pre-fireworks festivities at the Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday night, July 2, at Ithaca College, including hot-air balloon rides and a display of classic cars.
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 06/26/2007
ITS will be performing an archive procedure on the Oracle Calendar server on 7/13/07 to delete any data (meetings, daily notes, etc.) that is more than 18 months old.
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Contributed by Shelley Semmler on 06/26/2007
An anonymous donor has pledged $100,000 to the School of Business to launch an innovative class in which students will research, buy, and manage a portfolio of authentic investments.
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 06/22/2007
Submitted by Tanisha Graves for Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President for Human Resources.
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Contributed by Robin Davis on 06/22/2007
Summer is here! The Office of Human Resources is geared up and ready to launch the summer BeneFITS...Your Life wellness program - Fitwell IC. Get your teams together and register now!
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 06/22/2007
John Rosenbaum, retired associate professor in the television-radio department, presented a refereed paper at the annual International Communication Association conference in San Francisco on May 27, 2007. His presentation, "Ritual Communication in Action at Connemara Community Radio," was based on field research he conducted in the Republic of Ireland between 1990 and 2005.
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