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Lindberg Honored By NCGA

Contributed by Michael Warwick on 04/26/2007 

The National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) has announced its regional award winners for the 2007 season; Mike Lindberg, Ithaca’s associate director of athletics, was named East Region Administrator of the Year.

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The National Football Foundation is sponsoring a Coaches vs. Cancer raffle, with a grand prize of a nine-day trip for two to the Caribbean in February.

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There is still time to bring in your used sneakers and to participate in the Canandaigua Rotary Club’s “Rotary Re-Runs Program”. They are collecting gently used sneakers and will have a drop-off at the Multi-District Conference the first weekend in May. You can find more information about this exciting project here. Keep reading to find out how you can be part of it...

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The National Science Foundation has awarded $188,820 to Ithaca College for support of "RUI: Critical Dynamics of the Electron-Doped Cuprate Superconductors," which is under the direction of assistant physics professor Matthew C. Sullivan.

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Psychology students presented 8 oral presentations and 14 poster presentations at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, Eastern Colleges Science Conference, University of Scranton Psychology Conference, and Sigma Xi Research Conference on Saturday, April 21.

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Documentary maker Mara Alper (Associate Professor, Television - Radio
Department, Park School) will talk about her work with the Huichol
(WE-chol) tribe of Mexico. Mara has been speaking with Huichol shaman and
artisans for the last eight years, and attending traditional ceremonies in
the mountains outside Guadalajara. On Thursday she will screen the segment of
her documentary that highlights the Huichol art. She will also talk about
her experience with the Huichol and her concerns about keeping traditional
cultures alive in modern times.

This talk is free and open to all IC students. Sponsored by Vecinos: The Hispanic Languages and Cultures Living and Learning Community

Please contact Annette Levine for more information (

Documentary: Visions of the Ancestors: The Huichol of Mexico

Producer- Director: Mara Alper

This documentary explores the complexities and ambiguities of sustaining
a traditional culture in modern times.

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IC Muevete Dance Company, a student-run Latin dance organization at Ithaca College is proud to present “Atrevete y Muevete,” its first showcase, this Saturday, April 28th, 2007 at 2pm in IC Square.

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2,600 IC students were randomly selected to complete the on-line National College Health Assessment Survey.

If you received an e-mail with the heading "Reminder - Health Promotion Survey" from NCHA-WEB, we encourage you to complete the survey which takes about 15 minutes. You might win the grand prize of $100, or 2nd prize - a $50 gift certificate to Wegmans; or you might be one of 50 students to win Smoothie Coupons for the Grand Central Cafe.

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Anthropologist Joel Savishinsky, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Social Sciences and Gerontology Institute Fellow, recently published an article, "The Quest for Legacy in Later Life," in the Journal of Intergenerational Relations, volume 4, number 4. In the essay, Professor Savishinsky explores how older people from American and other cultures try to construct meaningful legacies for younger generations in their later years.

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IC Kicks Back

Contributed by Brian McAree on 04/25/2007 

We would like to invite faculty and staff to join our students at an event that is in its third year and has become an enjoyable tradition at Ithaca College – IC Kicks Back.

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If you have made a gift to the Senior Class Gift Campaign, we invite you to come to our table in the Campus Center Lobby during the next two weeks and vote on which space in the A&E center you would like to name with our gift.

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Charles D. Ciccone '75 and Kyle Willets '06 were recently selected to receive national awards by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to be presented at the Annual Conference, June 29 in Denver. Ciccone was one of 12 physical therapists selected to be named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA, and Willets was one of 10 students selected to receive the Mary MacMillan Scholarship award.

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Assistant professor of anthropology David Turkon has been named a fellow by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA).

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The Bookstore is pleased to announce a special clearance sale of trade books. Huge selections of books are on sale with stickers for 50 % off the retail price. Subjects from Art to Sports are available.

Come into the Bookstore and visit our trade book area to make your selections and save money. Also, visit our bargain book table where we have books as low as $2.00. Don’t forget to ask about the Bookstore book club.

Postage rates are changing on Domestic and International Mail and the shape, size and dimensions will greatly impact the price for the mail piece.
Ithaca College Mail Services will hold a presentation on this topic on Wednesday May 2nd from 2PM until 3:30PM in Textor 101. Attendance will be HIGHLY beneficial for those responsible for designing or mailing articles in your department.
Gone will be the days when a 2 ounce letter was the same price as a 2 ounce flat or a 2 ounce package. “Shape Matters”!

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the 2007 Senior Toast Awards. All staff, faculty, and students of Ithaca College are encouraged to nominate deserving ALANA, LGBT and HEOP graduating seniors.

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Come join the Ithaca city community in a celebration of Asian and Asian American culture not just once, but twice!

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Please join Asma Barlas, Sean Eversley-Bradwell, Alan Eladio Gómez, and Winsome Wade-Compton, on Friday April 27th from 4:00-6:00 pm for our End-of-Year Open House at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CHS 101). Refreshments will be served!


Contributed by Deydra Bordoy on 04/24/2007 

"A Westbank Story" recently won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Come for a free screening of this funny, 20 minute short.

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The new issue of Opportunity Knocks is hot off the virtual press and ready to help you wind down your semester.

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