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Cross Cultural Leadership

Contributed by Terry Martinez on 09/16/2005 

The 4rd annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat for Ithaca College students will be held on November 4-6, 2005.

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On Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m., Janet Schmalfeldt will give a talk on Beethoven's "Bridgetower" Sonata, opus 47. The presentation will take place in the Hockett Family Recital Hall, and violinist Rebecca Ansel will assist.

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Homer, Ithaca's new student information system, begins its rollout in the Office of Admission on Monday, September 19.

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Laura Craig Galleries - 307 Linden Street - Opening September 17th at 5:00 p.m.

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Beginning Monday, September 19, 2005, the Office of Residential Life will have the college movers begin to remove extra furniture from temporary housing spaces in Terraces 1-9.

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Biology Seminar on Song Birds

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/15/2005 

Kevin McGraw, Arizona State University
"The evolution of ornate colors in songbirds: from biochemicals to behavior"
Thursday, September 22, 4:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome!

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The Homer Odyssey Begins

Contributed by Tom Torello on 09/15/2005 

The ancient poet Homer wouldn’t get the technology or the tongue-in-cheek reference to the irascible pop culture icon Homer Simpson, but no doubt he would understand that all roads lead to myIthaca. After all, in the end, Odysseus voyages home to Ithaca and the faithful Penelope, avenging Gods and beating odds along the way.

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Faculty, staff, and students are cordially invited to attend selected workshops and events free of charge at Project Look Sharp’s upcoming conference, “Literacy in a Media Age,” October 14–15, 2005, at the Campus Center.

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The local chapter Sigma Iota Epsilon and the School of Business are proud to announce that Katie Harris, a Business Administration major with a concentration in Management, is the recipient of a $1000 scholarship from the National SIE organization.

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Constitution Day Forum September 16

Contributed by Marian Brown on 09/14/2005 

Two representatives from the Central New York Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (CNYCLU) will visit on Friday, September 16, to speak in a forum to be held in observance of Constitution Day.

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ID Express welcomes two new merchants, Gino's Pizzeria and Jade Garden.

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Project Look Sharp Accomplishments

Contributed by Bernard Beins on 09/14/2005 

Cyndy Scheibe (Psychology) has organized two conferences and published a media literacy kit in conjunction with Project Look Sharp, an initiative that helps teachers incorporate media literacy in K-12 classes and provides materials for enhanced student learning.

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Testut Awarded Grant

Contributed by Julie Chambers on 09/14/2005 

Dr. E. W. "Skip" Testut, Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, was awarded a $19,425.00 grant from the Glen Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) during the spring 2005 semester, to gather data regarding the sound levels produced at the Watkins Glen International Race Track.

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Seneca Lake Wine Bus Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 09/14/2005 

Come and enjoy the wineries of Seneca Lake and leave the driving to us. We will be visiting four to six wineries with a stop in Watkins Glen.

*** You must be at least 21 years of age and be prepared to present valid identification at the time of sign-up and before boarding the bus. ***

  • Saturday, November 5, 2005
  • $25 / person Bus fare only
  • Payment due: October 21, by 4 p.m.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family.
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    Ithaca College School of Music alumna Jennifer Lawrence Birnbaum ’94 has put together a host of local musical talent to help raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The concert will be held on Tuesday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Statler Auditorium.

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    In recognition of the declaration by President George W. Bush that Friday, September 16, be a national day of prayer and remembrance for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, Ithaca College will hold a community gathering at 3:00 p.m. at the “free speech rock” outside the Campus Center.

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    The Ithaca College Library invites you to participate in Constitution Day, a nationwide effort to observe and remember the birth of modern democracy in the United States, to be commemorated this year on September 16, 2005.

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    The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the first event of the fall 2005 "Thursdays at the Handwerker" series. The Maplewood Jazz Team will perform an eclectic mix of standards, bossa novas, and sultry ballads in the gallery on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m.

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    Fitness Center Step Class Added

    Contributed by Kathy Farley on 09/14/2005 

    The Fitness Center has added another step class on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stop by and pick up an updated aerobics schedule today.

    Ithaca College has been granted provisional status as an observing non-governmental organization to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Montreal, Canada, from November 28 to December 9, 2005.

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