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 The Ithacan has been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2009 by the New York Press Association. This is the ninth time in the past 11 years that the paper has received the award.

The paper was also awarded:

  • First Place for General Excellence
  • First Place for Design
  • Third Place for Editorial
  • Third Place for Sports Coverage

In addition, the following individuals won awards for their work in The Ithacan in 2009:

  • Erin Geismar ’09, First Place, News Writing
  • Byard Duncan ’09, Second Place, News Writing
  • Allison Wassink ’09, First Place, Photography
  • Allison Wassink ’09, Third Place, Photography
  • Lilly Miller ’13, Second Place, Column Writing


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There will be 1st and 2nd night Seders for Passover Monday & Tuesday on the Balcony at Terrace Dining Hall, with food from Kosher Dining. 


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Asia Cuisine Towers Luncheon

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Second event to celebrate Focus Asia Month!!


April 2nd, 11:00am - 3:00pm @ Towers Dinning Hall


For students with meal plans, enjoy delicious Asian cuisine from dumplings to lo-mein to sushi and much more! Play Asian games with us too and enter for a chance to win an "Ithaca is Gorges" t-shirt in Chinese or Korean!


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Asian Culture Club at Ithaca College at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, rape is not just an act of sexual assault: it's a weapon of war.


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If you are a faculty or staff member who has an interest in taking students overseas, we would like to invite you to attend an important workshop.  The Office of International Programs will be co-hosting, together with our affiliate IES (the Institute for the International Education of Students), a workshop entitled "Legal and Risk Management Issues Affecting International Programs" on April 22, 2010. 

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Submissions are due by April 1st for the ICNL Winter Photo Contest.

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Submissions are due by April 1st for the ICNL Winter Photo Contest.

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Are you fumbling with formulas, crying over calculations, or whining about worksheets? Would you prefer to make dazzling data sheets, cool calculations, and fantastic formulas? Well, then. Perhaps it's time for you to attend Microsoft Excel training! ITS is offering a series of two back-to-back training topics on Microsoft Excel 2007 for Windows this Thursday afternoon. Sign up now for one or both sessions by clicking the links below.

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Our recent Intercom article about the new Job Hall Center for Information Technology was incomplete. See below for an updated listing of ITS offices.


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Join PODER:Latino Student Association as we welcome to speak DR.Hector Velez on Latinos and Latino organizations on campus.

Dr. Hector Velez will be talking about the history of Latinos and Latino-based organizations at Ithaca College and how they have contributed to the IC community. Latinos have a rich history at IC and we want to commemorate it and celebrate it. Let's learn about all the AMAZING things that Latinos have contributed to IC and how we can continue to leave our mark on this beautiful campus.

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J. David Hammond, for whom Ithaca College's Health Center is named, passed away on Monday, March 22. He had served as director of the center from the time it was built in 1966 until his retirement in 1982.

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Marjolien Schat, Boyce Thompson Institute

"Making Biocontrol a Safe, Effective, and Inexpensive Tool"

Thursday, April 1
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are invited to attend the department's seminars. A reception will take place before the presentation, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby.

Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.


Want to study school reform in the center of educational change in the U.S.? Ithaca College will sponsor up to 10 students interested in this one-credit study away program in Washington, D.C. Sponsorship includes lodging, metro travel while in DC, and a meal subsidy.



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IC Theatre will stage “Floyd Collins,” a musical based on the true story of a man trapped inside a Kentucky cave. “Floyd Collins” features a score by Adam Guettel with book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau.

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Tiffany N. Hilton, Assistant Professor and Jeff R. Houck, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Rochester Center were awarded a R03 grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project entitled, "Prognostic factors that predict functional outcome after hip fracture".   The goal of this two year study is to use clinical and biomechanical variables to identify which patients following hip fracture will benefit from restorative care to improve function and reduce falls risk.

Winner opens for Yeasayer, Man Man and Antlers!

It's all FREEEE
Voting by the audience will determine the winner! Come support your friends

Audience members will receive 3 tickets when you enter that you can use to vote for the bands of your choice.

MC'd be Joe Pera and Dan Licata!
Competing bands:

Miracle Of Madness
Tropical Punk (not funk)
Sean Michael
No Eggs No Problem
Zgress Band
Three Minutes of Fame
I Do Not love

Once again, we'd like to apologize to all the bands that aren't going to get to play. Next year if the event happens again, we will plan accordingly for more submissions.

On April 24 there will be the  Math Day for kids 10:00 - 1:00 in Williams Hall.  If you like Math and games.

For more information, please contact Dani Novak.  Email

NewsWatch 16 was nominated as a finalist for a Region 1 Mark of Excellence Award by the Society of Professional Journalists. Awards are given in categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism.

NewsWatch 16 is a live newscast on ICTV, featuring thorough, up-to-the-minute coverage of what is happening in Tompkins County, New York State and all around the globe. It airs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., or can be viewed at

The awards will be presented during the Mark of Excellence Luncheon April 9-10 in New York City.

Focus Asia Month coming in April!!

Contributed by Davin Huang on 03/26/2010 

IC Asian Culture Club is hosting its annual Asia Month celebration in April. 


  • April 1st @ 7pm in Klingenstein: Asian/Asian American Identity Panel:What does it mean to be Asian?

A discussion about Asian/Asian American identities on campus and in society. We will talk about mixed race issues, being an adopted Asian, the difference between Asian and Asian American and being Asian/Asian American on the Ithaca College campus. 

  • April 2nd @ 11am to 3pm at Towers Dining Hall: Asia Cuisine Towers Luncheon 

For students with meal plans, enjoy delicious Asian cuisine from dumplings to lo-mein to sushi and much more! Play Asian games with us too and enter for a chance to win an "Ithaca is Gorges" t-shirt in Chinese or Korean!&

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Beginning Monday, March 29th Grab & Go is now open a half hour earlier in Campus Center! The new hours will be Monday – Friday from 10:30a.m. – 2p.m.

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