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National Alcohol Screening Day

Contributed by Priscilla Quirk on 04/04/2006 

Ever been concerned about your drinking?

There's a quick, anonymous on-line screening that will help you find out whether your drinking might be a problem.

Go to www.ithaca.edu/counseling - click on Mental Health Screenings - password HOPE

If you want to speak to a health educator or counselor about your use of alcohol or other drugs, call the Counseling Center & Health Promotion Program - 274-3136.

Originally scheduled for April 4, 2006, the 16-week session has been postponed. This opportunity to begin – or to continue – working on your fitness goals before summer fully sets in will be available for a limited time. There is still plenty of room for you to join us. The session will be scheduled as soon as we get at least 15 prepaid registrations.

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Learn about Distance Learning

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 04/04/2006 

"Distance Learning: Ourselves as Students and Teachers; A Conversation with Colleagues"

Six faculty members analyze their experiences with distance learning programs as doctoral students and as faculty members in this Colloquium. It takes place on Thursday, April 13, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge. You are welcome to bring lunch; coffee and treats are provided.

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Physics Cafe: April 11

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 04/03/2006 

  • Tuesday, April 11
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Emerson Suites
  • Refreshments offered

  • J.C. Séamus Davis, a captivating speaker from Cornell who has done amazing work on high-temperature superconductivity and imaging techniques that show the wave properties of superconducting materials will give this year's Physics Café.

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    All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend Alumni Weekend ’06, June 2–4.

    We are extending a special invitation for the Alumni Weekend Picnic and Party on the Quad, Saturday, June 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Campus Center Quad.

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    Designed for musicians and health care providers, the Healthy Musician: Injury Prevention and Intervention program of seminars and hands-on workshops will focus on health and musical performance.

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    This program, offered by the Division of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, is designed to increase the competence of professionals conducting exercise programs for healthy clients and for people with controlled disease.

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    Erica K Weiss, a Registered Nurse on the fulltime staff at Hammond Health Center since 2001, underwent specialized disaster relief training then spent two weeks in New Orleans as a Red Cross volunteer this January.

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    The Mary Hayes North Piano Recital Competition for Senior Piano Majors will take place on Friday, April 7, at 3:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Each contestant will perform a short recital, with the one judged to be the best receiving a cash prize.

    Trombone Festival This Weekend

    Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/03/2006 

    Ithaca College will once again host "Fruehling Posaunen" ("Spring Trombones"), an annual gathering of the trombone choirs from Ithaca College, the Eastman School of Music, and Penn State. The free performance will take place on Sunday, April 9, at 3:00 p.m. in Ford Hall. Each choir will perform separately, then join together for a finale. All are warmly invited to attend.

    The Ariadne String Quartet, an ensemble in residence at the School of Music, will give a free concert on Sunday, April 9, at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Their program will feature the “Lyric Suite” by Alban Berg, and Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C major. They will be joined for the quintet by cellist Heidi Hoffman, a lecturer in music performance at the School of Music.

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    A free Ithaca College Jazz Workshop concert will take place on Friday, April 7, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. The performance will be led by Steve Brown and graduate assistant Keaton Akins. Pianist Frank Puzzullo will be the featured soloist, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will also make a guest appearance.

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    Energy Conservation Initiatives

    Contributed by Karen McGavin on 04/03/2006 

    Important notice from:

    Peggy R. Williams, president
    Carl Sgrecci, vice president, finance and administration
    Peter Bardaglio, vice president, academic affairs
    Nancy Pringle, vice president, college counsel
    Brian McAree, vice president, student affairs and campus life
    Shelley Semmler, vice president, institutional advancement

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    Bicyclists Wanted

    Contributed by Zach Newswanger on 04/03/2006 

    The Offices of Residential Life and Physical Plant are interested in reviewing the location of bike racks on campus, as well as investigating student interest in bike storage units on campus.

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    iMPrint Magazine: College Life's Internet Magazine, broke its record set in Nov. 2005 for visitors in one month during March 2006. This week's issue is already on its way to breaking that new record...

    iMPrint will now be updating each week with new content. Students and faculty alike are encouraged to subscribe to iMPrint's weekly newsletter to stay informed.

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    NRDC Paper Campaign

    Contributed by Andres Perez Charneco on 04/02/2006 

    Want to improve IC's paper choices? Want to work with one of the largest national environmental defense organizations? Interested in student leadership and activism?

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    The Senior Class of 2006 is still seeking student volunteers to work
    during Senior Week on May 5 - 14, 2006, and the deadline for volunteer
    applications has been extended to Wednesday April 5th at 5 pm.

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    Who will receive the first Class of 2006 Scholarship?

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    Steve Capus will serve as this year’s Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer. Capus, the President of NBC News, will be on campus Wednesday, April 5 and will present a public lecture entitled, “Bridging the Gap: Old Media to New Technology.” The lecture is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

    The annual Jessica Savitch Distinguished Lecture series brings in a broadcast journalist or someone in the broadcast journalism profession to honor alumna Jessica Savitch.

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    The Senior Class of 2006 is still seeking student volunteers to work during Senior Week on May 5 - 14, 2006.

    The final deadline for volunteer applications is this Wednesday, April 5th at 5 p.m.

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