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Registration is now open for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of Tompkins County's first all-day conference located here, in our own Emerson Suites, on May 18, 2006!

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The offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations are pleased to announce that Stephanie Smith, a senior majoring in business administration and integrated marketing communications, is the 2005-2006 Passport to Your Future grand prize winner! Stephanie is the recipient of a free laptop computer.

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Francis Battisti, CEO of Battisti Network and Professor of Psychology and Human Services at Broome Community College, will be the featured speaker at the next Caregiver Education and Support Group Meeting on May 5.

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Career Services wishes to congratulate all of you who will be graduating this Spring or Summer, and of course, our December 2005 grads as well! As you begin life after Ithaca, we'd like to remind you that our services are available to you now and in the future!

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The campus community is reminded that it is cordially invited to attend the reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center to honor Professor Mary Arlin’s distinguished career and countless contributions to Ithaca College. She will retire at the end of the spring 2006 semester, after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1966.

A book of memories is being created, and members of the campus community can still send letters directly to Dean Art Ostrander at ostrande@ithaca.edu.

Summer Hours 2006

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 04/27/2006 

Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

Peggy Williams is pleased to announce that the College will institute our summer hours program for Summer 2006. The College's official business hours will end earlier on Fridays -- at 3:00 p.m. instead of 5:00 p.m. This will provide eligible IC employees a chance to get a head start on the summer weekends.

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Jobs Available for Fall Semester!

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/26/2006 

Do you need a JOB for the Fall ‘06 Semester?

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Progress continues on the development and design of Ithaca’s new Athletics and Events Center to be located in the southeast quadrant of the campus. In February, the Board of Trustees authorized architectural firm Moody-Nolan to begin the program definition phase of the project, one of the design steps that will involve surveying users of the facility to identify more specific design parameters.

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A retirement reception for Garry Brodhead, associate provost, will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the McHenry Lobby of Whalen Center. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.

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Wednesday, May 3, noon to 2:00 p.m., Clark Lounge. Beverages and dessert provided. Feel free to bring your lunch.

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Longview Open House

Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 04/26/2006 

In honor of Older Americans Month and to enhance the community’s awareness of the retirement living options and care services available locally, Longview is hosting a special Open House on Saturday, May 6, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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David Turkon (Anthropology) has been appointed to the steering committee that is directing the formation of the Samaritan Center Resettlement Program of Ithaca.

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National Learn to Row Day

Contributed by Becky Robinson on 04/26/2006 

USRowing and Concept 2 Announce National Learn to Row Day on June 10. Please save the date and consider joining the Ithaca College coaching staff for an oppportunity to learn to row on the Cayuga Inlet. Questions? Contact Becky Robinson at 274-3145 or iccrew@ithaca.edu.
http://www.usrowing.org/Events_Regattas/NationalLearntoRowDay/index.aspx

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The School of Business is pleased to welcome Dr. Meg Nowak to the newly created position of Assistant Dean for Student Services.

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The annual campus electrical shutdown is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2006 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars for this annual shutdown on the Saturday following Commencement every year.

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Recyclemania Results: 2006

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/26/2006 

Ithaca College finished number fourteen in the nation in the Recyclemania 2006 Grand Champion Contest (http://www.recyclemaniacs.org/results.asp) with a recycling rate of 29.5%. Last year Ithaca finished tenth with a recycling rate of 28.9%. We are still number one in New York State, outpacing Hamilton College's thirty-fourth place finish and 17% recycling rate.

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The 12th-ranked men's lacrosse team will be the top seed for this weekend's Empire 8 Championship Tournament. Ithaca (10-3, 7-0 Empire 8) will host fourth-seeded St. John Fisher in one semifinal Friday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m.

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Road to Hope Tour April 27

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/26/2006 

What do Ithaca College, George Washington University, North Carolina Central University, Baylor University, University of Nebraska, DePaul University, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Brandeis University, Brown, Harvard and just ten other colleges across the nation have in common this year? They were all selected as official stops for the 2006 Road to Hope Tour!

On Thursday, April 27, the 2006 Road to Hope Tour will visit Ithaca College to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. An initiative of Hope's Voice, a national organization committed to preventing HIV and AIDS among young adults, the tour will feature five HIV-positive speakers—all under the age of 30—conducting a daylong series of training, planning, and educational events. Highlighting the visit will be a panel discussion that will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

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Update on Emmett Till Case

Contributed by April Richardson on 04/25/2006 

The Department of Justice responds to the letter writing campaign initiated by IC students and the African-Latino Society.

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What do Ithaca College, George Washington University, North Carolina Central University, Baylor University, University of Nebraska, DePaul University, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Brandeis University, Brown, Harvard and just ten other colleges across the nation have in common this year? They were all selected as official stops for the 2006 Road to Hope Tour!

On Thursday, April 27, the 2006 Road to Hope Tour will visit Ithaca College to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. An initiative of Hope's Voice, a national organization committed to preventing HIV and AIDS among young adults, the tour will feature five HIV-positive speakers—all under the age of 30—conducting a daylong series of training, planning, and educational events. Highlighting the visit will be a panel discussion that will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

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