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Weekly S.A.F.E.R Meeting

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 03/05/2010 

Come to our weekly Students Active for Ending Rape meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 in Williams 202 at 7PM.

We will be discussing IC SEX Behind Closed Doors - Discussions that everyone needs to be a part of, and finalizing all the plans! It's the last meeting before the event!

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True Life: I'm Bisexual

Contributed by Heather Mueller on 03/05/2010 

Come to the next Spectrum meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 in Williams 317 at 6PM to watch True Life: I'm Bisexual. During and afterwards, we will discuss if the show reflects the reality of bisexuals of if it is inaccurate.

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12 million people are enslaved in the world today.
Over 10 thousand are trafficked each year in the U.S. alone.

>> REAL slaves subjected to violent work conditions against their will with no pay <<

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I have arranged the same deal during spring break with Island Health and Fitness that we had over winter break.

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The C. P. Snow Scholar Award, a $500 gift, is presented to one or two students each year "who have fulfilled Snow's vision in their schoolwork and extracurricular activities" by finding a way to bridge the gap between the sciences and the humanities.


The spring 2010 application deadline is Monday, March 22.


The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few more from our list of FYE featured events that are coming up:

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On Thursday March 11, Ithaca College trumpet professor Frank Gabriel Campos and several of his friends will present a recital of classical and jazz music at 7pm in Hockett Family Recital Hall.   The concert is free and open to the public.

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On Wednesday, March 10 at 7pm faculty vocalists Deborah Montgomery and Brad Hougham, along with pianist Charis Dimaras, will present the first part of Hugo Wolf's "Italiensches Liederbuch." 

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It is now easier than ever to stay connected to all of the happenings in First-Year Experience!!

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The James J. Whalen Academic Symposium celebrates the tradition of student and faculty collaboration in research and creative activity at Ithaca College. The Symposium affords students the opportunity to present their work, including posters, oral presentations on their senior and honors thesis projects and independent research, and to present their original creative work in the arts, including music, theater, film, and two- and three-dimensional art. Attended by students, faculty, and the larger community, the Symposium is a high point in the academic year.

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Jeffery Meyer's New CD Released

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 03/05/2010 

Strike, a piano-percussion duo with pianist Jeffery Meyer, who conducts the IC Orchestras, and Paul Vaillancourt, recently released a CD entitled "Convergence."  The CD represents a three year collaboration with five composers; all works were written or arranged for the duo.  During January, the duo did a midwest CD-release tour which included concerts in Chicago, Northern Illinois University, Luther College and the University of Iowa's Center for New Music.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce that Voices:  Contemporary Ceramic Art from Sweden, its second show of the spring semester, is now open to the public. 

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Paris Study Abroad Opportunity with Ithaca College faculty this summer.



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I am pleased to announce the visit of the third finalist for the position of Dean of the Park School of Communications.

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Join us for a weekend of The Legend of the Mountain Man!

Legend of the Mountain Man, set in picturesque Montana, features a typical, dysfunctional family of five. The father, who has been at odds with his parents for many years, decides to send his three children to his parents’ ranch for the summer. The children unexpectedly encounter a creature, one that has never been seen nor recorded in history books. Viewers accompany the children on a heartwarming journey as they navigate the family’s past and try to reconcile some of the estranged family members.

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Online or on the lake...Experience ITHACA during the best time of year!

Summer Session registration is open NOW through HomerConnect. Download our complete course schedules and explore! Online courses in intensive two-week and five-week sessions. Courses on and off campus in nearly every area of study.

The deadline for Summer Financial Aid is April 1. Don't miss it!

If you are an undergrad, in addition to filing a FAFSA, you need to complete the Undergrad Summer Session Aid Application. Grad students: (except for OT and PT majors), in addition to filing a FAFSA, you need to complete the Graduate Aid Application. These 2010-2011 forms can be downloaded from Student Financial Services  under "Downloadable Forms."


 The Matzah Ball is here! 

Contributed by Rachel Berger on 03/04/2010 

Hillel's 3rd annual semi-formal dance is this Saturday night at 8 pm in Presser Hall (in the music school)!  This event is open to the entire campus community so come on out and enjoy a night of dancing, food and fun! Don't forget to pick up your tickets in campus center tomorrow from 10-3 pm. $3 for Hillel affiliates, $5 for non- affiliates. If you haven't bought a ticket yet and you can't buy one tomorrow, don't sweat it. Tickets will be sold at the door on Saturday night. Prices at the door will be $5 for Hillel affiliates and $7 for non-affiliates.  Don't miss out on Hillel's biggest dance party of the semester! See you on Saturday!


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Hillel at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

As we move into the middle of the spring semester, the Office of Human Resources would like to remind all supervisors and staff members that it is a good time to begin preparation for the 2009-10 performance feedback/review process.  It is an expectation that all Ithaca College staff members receive an annual performance review.  This review should be the conclusion of ongoing conversations between supervisors and those that take direction from them regarding goals, work accomplishments, and professional development.

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Can your baby drive a robot?

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 03/04/2010 

Here's a chance to find out! We are looking for healthy infants who will be six to seven months of age in the interval between March 20 and May 20 to help us test a mobile robot that babies will “drive” by moving their bodies.  

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 Professor Carla Stetson will be opening an installation of new work at Concordia Gallery in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, March 4th. The two person exhibition, Flight, with Argentinian artist, Cecilia Ramon, runs until March 31st. 

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