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Planning an election related presentation or event?

Want a quick place to find election related links and information?

The Ithaca College Voter Registration and Education website is your answer!

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Help Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff get involved in the 2008 presidential election!

A committee is forming to conduct voter registration drives on campus and to work to inform the Ithaca College community about the election issues. All interested students, faculty, and staff are welcome!

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Textor Open Houses Today and Tomorrow

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/24/2008 

Want to see the new Textors?

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Auditions for IC's Vocal Jazz Ensemble will be held August 27, 28, and 29.

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By now we hope that you have had a chance to try myHome at Ithaca, the College's new web portal for faculty, staff, and students. As an added incentive, we've created a special myHome portlet that you can use to enter into weekly drawings for $15 ID Express Gift cards and a grand prize of an iPod Touch, to be given away on September 27.

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The "America's Best Colleges" issue of U.S. News and World Report has ranked Ithaca College among the top 10 master's universities in the north for the 12th consecutive year. Furthermore, the publication once again has named Ithaca as one of the top 10 "great schools, great prices," based on offering a quality education at a reasonable cost.

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I am pleased to announce that the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies (DIIS) has a new home in the Center for Health Sciences, room 214-1. The office houses dean Tanya R. Saunders; assistant dean Mary Turner DePalma; and Rosalie Fitzgerald, assistant to the dean.

This move unites some of the units within DIIS including the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) located at 101-CHS, the Office of International Programs (214-2 CHS), and the Gerontology Institute (407-CHS), thus providing a more centralized location for interaction among the programs of the division.

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As part of its efforts to keep the campus community aware and informed in the event of an emergency, Ithaca College has installed an outdoor public address warning system.

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ICView, the magazine of Ithaca College, has two internship spots open for the fall semester.

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Orlando Kittrell will be presenting on two topics today at 12 noon in the Six Mile Creek Room of the Campus Center:

"ALANA Student Support: Programs and Services for Retention"


"Faculty Mentoring for CSTEP students: Building a program from the ground up and maintaining student and faculty interest and participation."

Arrive early. Seating may be limited.

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Yolanda Clarke

Three IC School of Music grads and one current student are featured in the Hangar Theatre's production of the rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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The sixth annual "Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen" film series will begin on Thursday, August 28, with a showing of Camp Out. The film chronicles the experiences of ten Midwestern teenagers who attend the first overnight Bible camp for gay Christian youth. Struggling to find a way to be true to both their spirituality and their sexual identity, they come to camp hoping to find a place of acceptance. The screening will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 102.

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Linda Heyne's article, "Take Back Your Time: Facilitating a Student-Led Teach-In," appears in the current issue of SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. Heyne is an associate professor of recreation and leisure studies in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

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Provost/VPAA Kathleen Rountree recently received notice that Ithaca College has been selected to host the 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). In April, Rountree was invited to present a bid for Ithaca College to be a host site for this major annual academic conference, which typically attracts approximately 2,500 students and faculty. A team from Ithaca made a presentation to the NCUR Board of Governors, who then approved Ithaca College to host the 25th annual NCUR conference from March 30 to April 2, 2011.

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Submitted on behalf of Brian McAree, vice president for student affairs and campus life.

The Ithaca College Student Handbook is now online! There is a lot of valuable information in the handbook, including the student conduct code, policies, and residential life information, with which you should become familiar:

Ithaca College Student Handbook

The College is also required by law to provide information related to all federal and New York State laws, which are critical for you to know. The "Public Safety" section of the student handbook serves as the College's annual security report as required by federal law.

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Welcome Back

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 08/21/2008 

Posted on behalf of Brian McAree, vice president for student affairs and campus life.

Welcome to the 2008-2009 academic year!

As we begin a new year, the "Welcome Students" website can provide you with information and resources that will help you better navigate the endless possibilities at Ithaca College.

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There will be an introductory meeting for anyone interested in the men's or women's crew. The women will meet at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 26, in Textor 101. The men will meet immediately following at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101, August 26.

No previous rowing experience is necessary!

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LGBTA Students in the Workplace!

Contributed by Cornell Woodson on 08/21/2008 

Attend the conference of the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering LGBTA college students and their allies for the workplace!

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New Lab and eClassroom Software

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/20/2008 

ITS has been working with many departments and professors over the summer to update the software in the labs to meet current curricular needs.

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The E-mail System Is Stable!

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 08/20/2008 

Thank you for your patience during the recent e-mail system migration. The vendor identified hardware issues that affected performance and access over the last few weeks.

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