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If you need to drive an IC vehicle this summer or next fall, you'll need to attend and pass a Student Driver Safety Class. This is a free two-hour class. It will be offered on Wednesday, May 27, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101. You must be 21 in order to drive an IC vehicle but NOT to take the class.

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On behalf of the search committee for the assistant provost for academic programs and initiatives, I am pleased to announce the visits of two finalists. Each finalist has been asked to address the following question during their open presentation: "How can academic affairs serve as a positive force in the student’s academic experience?"

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Christina Bryant ’11, a cinema and photography major, was one of five American fellows chosen to participate in the Fusion Arts Exchange (FAX) Screenwriting and Film Production program held at University of Southern California (USC) this summer.

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ITS would like to remind everyone that all computing systems and services will be unavailable for an extended period due to the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 23, 2009.

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All areas of Information Technology Services (ITS) -- including the main office, Helpdesk, and Classroom Tech Support -- will close at noon on Friday, May 22, for the Mardi Gras event.

ITS will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26.

ITS Helpdesk
helpdesk@ithaca.edu
274-3282

In keeping with the College’s summer hours policy, the Fix-it Friday (FIF) maintenance time will be adjusted accordingly. From May 22 to August 7, the system maintenance window will be Fridays from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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As of May 15, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed its recommendation that U.S. travelers avoid travel to Mexico because of the spread and severity of the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in that country. The travel health warning that had been in effect since April 27 has now been downgraded to a travel health precaution for Mexico.

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The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement is now planning the Student Leadership Institute (SLI) for the fall 2009 semester. We need many presenters for this thriving program.

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The Roy H. Park School of Communications and the Office of the Provost would like to invite you to a farewell reception for Dianne Lynch.

Lynch has served as dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications since 2004. She recently accepted an offer to become the 24th president of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.

The reception will take place on Wednesday, May 27 from 3-5 p.m. at the Tower Club. Light refreshments will be served.
 

Please join us on Wednesday, May 27th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Training Room on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center as we celebrate Barbara Barnes and congratulate her as she retires from Ithaca College as Assistant Director for Student Employment Programs after 11 years of dedicated service. 

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A Special Thank You!

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/20/2009 

As the chairperson of the Ithaca College Commencement Committee, I would like to thank each and every IC community member -- staff, faculty, and students -- who played a part in this year's Commencement. 

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Carl Johengen, assistant professor (adjunct) in the School of Music, was recently named music director of the Cayuga Vocal Ensemble, Ithaca's premier a cappella choral ensemble. He takes over from IC colleague and mentor Lawrence Doebler, who retired from this position at the end of the 2007-8 season.

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The Office of Student Financial Services will close at noon on Friday, May 22, to join in the festivities for the faculty-staff Mardi Gras picnic. 

We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, at 8:30 a.m.

Matt Walters, repair technician in the Office of Facilities, was recently nominated to the Odessa-Montour school board for a three-year term. Matt ran a reform campaign and was the second-highest vote-getter on a ballot of seven.

Professor Stephen Clancy, chair of the Department of Art History, has been awarded a visiting fellowship grant for spring 2010 in the Research School of Humanities (RSH) at the Australian National University in Canberra.

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As part of our overall process of conserving the College's financial resources during these uncertain economic times, we are continuing to review a number of our policies and procedures for opportunities to be more efficient and effective with existing funds. As mentioned in previous communications, we have convened a Policy Advising Committee to assist in these reviews.

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This is a reminder about the campus electrical shutdown on Saturday, May 23, 2009.

The power will be off from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in order to perform required maintenance to the campus electrical system.

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Calling All Pool Cards!

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 05/19/2009 

Do you have any of those pesky outdoor pool access cards rolling around the bottom of your purse or gym bag?

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The Office of Recreational Sports is pleased to announce our first summer Pilates class. Keep in shape over the summer with Johanna.

Editor's note: Sign-ups are now closed for pilates. The class is full.

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There will be ONE driver class held this summer, on Wednesday, May 27, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. The location has yet to be determined, but location info will be e-mailed to all supervisors of students who sign up, as well as posted on Intercom.

If you have or foresee a need for new student drivers this summer, they must take this course if they have not already done so. If you have students on campus now or who live nearby that need to drive this fall, they can take the course as well. Students do not need to be 21 years old to take the class -- only to drive.

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