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Contributed by Rachel Cullenen on 03/22/2006
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Awards of up to $5,000 are made, but award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. Students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at two- or four-year undergraduate colleges or universities are eligible to apply. The application deadline for Fall 2006 or Academic Year 2006-07 is April 4.
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Are you planning to study abroad during the upcoming academic year? Consider applying for a Gilman Scholarship! The application deadline is April 4, 2006. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Awards of up to $5,000 are made, but award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. Students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at 2-year or 4-year undergraduate colleges or universities are eligible to apply.
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Lisa Maurer, Office of Multicultural Affairs LGBT coordinator, published an article in the SIECUS Report themed issue on "Hard to Teach Topics."
Contributed by Kristine Slaght on 03/22/2006
The last class for the spring 2006 semester will be held this Sunday, March 26, in Textor 103 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Contributed by Fred Chandra on 03/22/2006
"Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" presented by Kelly Stevens Monday, March 27, at 7:00 p.m.
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Contributed by Fred Chandra on 03/22/2006
"Leadership Tips from the Dugout: Lessons from Baseball" Presented by Brian McAree
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The Ithacan and ICTV were awarded Apple Awards for Best of Show in their respective categories at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York last weekend. Each newspaper or station enters a single issue or tape in the competition.
This is the fifth year the Apple Award has been presented at the spring conference. The Ithacan has won it three of those five years (2002, 2004, 2006), as has ICTV (2003, 2005, 2006).
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The last student driver safety class for the spring 2006 semester will be held this Sunday, March 26, in Textor 103 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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And there was a lecturer on war journalism that I missed and a teacher said I should write about him (or was it her?)...
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 03/21/2006
Well, it is only a mere week until the Bursar's Benefit Auction, and a question seems to be politely circulating among friends. Just what IS a "silent auction?" Isn't the purpose of an auction to hoot and holler and make yourself known? A silent auction is an event where all the merchandise is beautifully displayed for your viewing pleasure. Beside each item is a bidding sheet, and hopeful bidders put their bidding number on the sheet along with their bid. Putting your first one on is the easy part...the tricky part is circling around like a buzzard, keeping an eye on your item while cleverly disguising the fact from your friends that YOU are that #24 who keeps increasing the bids! At noon the bidding will be over, and the last number and bid will be circled, making all that milling around a successful mission! But, you also need to be HEARD at an auction...read on for some items to get noisy about!
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The Office of International Programs has extended the application deadlines for the London Center and the Walkabout Down Under. Summer and Fall 2006 London Center applications may now be submitted through Friday, March 24, and Fall 2006 Walkabout applications through Friday, March 31.
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Don't miss out on your chance to study at the London Center or on the Walkabout! The application deadlines for the London Center (Summer and Fall 2006) and the Walkabout Down Under (Fall 2006) have been extended. Summer and Fall 2006 London Center applications may now be submitted through Friday, March 24, and Fall 2006 Walkabout applications through Friday, March 31.
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Contributed by Victoria Jordan on 03/21/2006
Are you interested in helping to promote media literacy and critical thinking in education, kindergarten through college? Consider applying for an Internship with Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College's award-winning media literacy initiative.
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Please join us to wish Paula Davis farewell on Monday, April 3, at 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Hall Conference Room. Cake and beverage will be provided.
CATCH UP, MAKE UP, OR GET AHEAD!
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The annual Spring Faculty Conference, featuring work that was supported by internal funding during 2005-2006, takes place on Tuesday, May 9, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. This year's program includes faculty members from four schools presenting multiple forms of scholarship, and concludes with a performance of rediscovered music compositions.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 03/21/2006
Spring is just around the corner and it will soon be time to shed those heavy clothes…and those unwanted pounds. Sure, one is more of a challenge than the other, but which one is more rewarding? Which one will give you more energy? Increase your sense of well-being? Which one will.....you fill in the blank — what’s important to you?
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Contributed by Patti Banfield on 03/21/2006
The application deadline has been extended for the new employment opportunity in the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement and the Office of First Year Programs and Orientation. Candidates selected for the position will serve as student leadership consultants for the 2006-07 academic year.
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Scholars and artists from around the country will gather at Ithaca College on April 7 and 8 to exchange ideas, images, and open discussion at a symposium about the watershed year of 1968. The symposium represents an effort to look at a broad and dramatic historical moment with an eye toward the radical sense of possibility and inquiry that it contained.
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