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Faculty and staff are invited to serve as facilitators during the First Year Reading Initiative (FYRI) Discussion Group which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 24, 2010 (Tuesday before first day of classes)

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Please join the Park School of Communications as we say farewell and happy retirement to Steve Seidman on Wednesday, May 19 from 3:30-5 p.m. in Park 220.

Seidman, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, has worked at Ithaca College for 25 years.


Seniors, don't forget to register

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 05/14/2010 

You're cordially invited to the 2010 senior class brunch. There'll be lots of food, cap decorating, and, most important, recognition for the donors to the Senior Class Gift Campaign. We hope you can join us for this special event.

Please register at

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The First-Year Experience has randomly selected a winner for the prize valued up to $300 from the ticket entries submitted by first-year students at each of our featured FYE events this past spring semester!

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 The Ithaca College Caregiver Support Group will meet Friday, May 21, Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute Resource Room (413 CHS).

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Nikki Henderson, currently Executive Director at People's Grocery, will be a featured speaker for this year's Finger Lakes Project workshop. The People's Grocery is a food-justice organization that has been using education and direct distribution to encourage healthy eating in West Oakland since 2002. Prior to joining People’s Grocery in 2009, Nikki worked with Green-for-All founder Van Jones to develop national programs for people of color in the environmental sector, and she has gained extensive exposure to the politics and dynamics of national food and farming movements through work with the President of Slow Food USA.  

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New jobs have been added to the Off Campus Jobs board outside the Student Employment Office!

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The afternoon sessions in the Institute, which is Tuesday May 25 in the Clark Lounge, feature two prominent projects from the first round of projects from the Integrative Curriculum at Ithaca College initiative. The luncheon keynote is Susanne Morgan's reflections on reclaiming her voice as a scholar.

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 The Indoor pool will be open on weekdays throughout the summer for lap swimming.

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following students who were nominated and selected for 2010 ALANA Senior Awards and for the African Latino Society (ALS) Alumni Memorial Scholarship.  All recipients were recognized at the ALS Senior Banquet held on Friday, May 7, 2010.

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Outdoor Pool Access Cards

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 05/12/2010 

 Do you have any blue, yellow, or orange "Outdoor Pool Access Cards" lying around?

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Are you interested in interacting with students outside of the classroom?  Are you interested in fostering a culture of interaction between students and faculty within the residence halls?  Please consider serving as a Faculty Fellow for the HOME Program or Sustainably Conscious Living Community!

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Each year The Department of Education publishes a Partnership In Teaching booklet  The booklet is a registry of Ithaca College “partners,” and lists faculty as well as staff, and their areas of expertise in the form of presentations available to local schools.

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The Ithaca College women’s crew has received an invitation to the NCAA Division III Rowing Championship, scheduled for Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29 at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, Calif. Ithaca is the only school to qualify for every NCAA Division III Rowing Championship.

Thomas Eschen Jr., a junior journalism major, received the Park School Student Writing Award on April 30.

The Park Student Writing Award is given to a full-time student whose work is produced in a Park School class or student media organization, and demonstrates creativity, impact, originality and mastery. The award may be given for a research paper, a creative work (such as a screenplay or script), or a journalistic article. 

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The Ithaca Farmers' Market!

You’ll find flowers, gifts and food, clothing and accessories, paintings, pottery, woodworking, and jewelry offered by artists and craftspeople from right here in the Finger Lakes.

During your summer session study breaks, listen to live music or enjoy a waterfront picnic every weekend this summer at the Ithaca Farmers' Market.

For additional information about IC's summer session courses, e-mail the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies at or call 607-274-3529.

Download the full Summer Session schedule in an easy-to-read pdf.

Online or on the lake!

Register for summer sessions today through HomerConnect.


Tomorrow, May 13th, is Ascension Thursday

The Catholic Community will celebrate two Masses in Muller Chapel,

one this Afternoon and one on Thursday.



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Contributed by Susan Welch on 05/11/2010 

We will be moving to our new location at 101 Muller Center next week.

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Longtime School of Music professor Steven Mauk has been named as the school’s acting dean, effective June 1. Mauk will serve in that role while dean Greg Woodward serves as interim provost. Woodward was appointed following the announcement by Kathleen Rountree that she would be stepping down as provost.

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With the semester coming to a close and Commencement approaching, who has had time to be creative?

Actually, now that all the hard work is (almost) behind us, this is the  perfect time to revive your muse and enter your best creative work in IC(Point of)View’s third annual arts and literary contest.


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