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I am pleased to announce the appointment of Erica Shockley as assistant director of the Office for New Student Programs. Erica has served Ithaca College in several capacities since 2003 as a residence director, then as the residence director in the first year residence hall before becoming an interim area coordinator in residential life.

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, for "Pakistan Images: Everyday Life in a 'Most Dangerous Place,' " the first Tuesday Salon of the semester.

Our image of Pakistan is constructed by what we see in the news: pictures of screaming demonstrators. But there are few to no pictures of Pakistanis living their daily lives. Back from four weeks in three cities in Pakistan, Naeem Inayatullah, associate professor in the Department of Politics, would like to share images of daily life in Pakistan and hear your responses to these images and how the compare with your conceptions of Pakistan.

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Professor Tom Volman of Cornell's anthropology department will speak on his recent research at Peers Cave, South Africa.

This presentation is the February meeting of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association, which will take place on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:30 pm in CNS 208.

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The Art Club will be selling hand-made Valentines from February 10-12th!

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Stop by the Cerrache Center to make Valentines day cards on Sunday the 8th!

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The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Hege, music director, and violinist Elmar Oliveira will present the second concert in the “Ensembles Great and Small” Ithaca College Concerts season. Oliveira will perform the Barber violin concerto, and the orchestra will offer Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony and Respighi’s “Roman Festivals.”

The concert takes place Monday, February 2, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

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The web marketing team will be attending an off-site retreat on the afternoon of Friday, January 30. Thus, if you would like your Intercom story to appear in Monday morning's e-mail roundup, you will need to submit your story no later than noon today.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present The New York Times film critic A. O. Scott as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers series. He will give a lecture, entitled "Criticism as a Way of Life," at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 01/29/2009 

Quoted in the media: staff and faculty members John Henderson and Donald Beachler. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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On behalf of the search committee for the vice president for enrollment management, I am pleased to announce the visit of our next finalist.

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As a lead-in to the Climate Change "Teach-In," the film The 11th Hour will be shown on Wednesday, February 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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As a lead-in to the Climate Change "Teach-In," the ground-breaking film An Inconvenient Truth will be shown on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101. This event is free and open to the public.

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On Thursday, February 5, in the Emerson Suites of Campus Center, Ithaca College will host a daylong "Teach-In" on the political, social, environmental, and economic impacts of climate change.

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Karel A. Schat, Cornell University
"Bird Flu, Birds, and Us: Insights into the Spread of the Virus and Disease in Birds"

Thursday, February 5
4:00 p.m.
CNS 115

A reception will take place before the lecture, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle

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Due to the Ithaca Diving Invitational on Sunday, February 1, the pool will be closed for open swim. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nate Brisley at

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CTC's First General Body Meeting

Contributed by Robert Crawford on 01/29/2009 

First General Body Meeting will be February 3rd

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The search is on for the 2009 Peer Leaders for the AES/OMA Summer Institute.

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ITS is pleased to pass along information from Microsoft regarding the Home Use Program (HUP) for faculty and staff. This program provides an opportunity for faculty and staff to work at home with the same Microsoft products they use at the office.

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Shabbat Services Every Friday

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 01/29/2009 

All are welcome!

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Have you filed for financial aid yet for next year? If not, here's how:

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