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Indoor Pool Hours 5/14 - 6/1

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 05/11/2007 

The Indoor Pool will be open M-F from 12-1:30 from 5/14 through 6/1. The outdoor pool will open on 6/2.

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For the third consecutive year Recreational Sports will be hosting a summer, pick-up softball league for faculty, staff and students. The game schedule is still being finalized, but games will be on Fridays afternoons (and a few Thursday afternoons) starting after Commencement.

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The A.A. South Hill Noon Thursday Meeting is moving to the Phillips Room of the Chapel as of May 17.

This meeting is open to students, faculty, staff and community members who want to achieve or maintain sobriety.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
• The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.
• A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes.
• Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

For a listing of other meetings in the area check the following website: http://www.ny-aa.org/local/ithaca/

There is currently a need for a faculty or staff volunteer to give an informal talk at Longview in July.

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The next meeting for the informal education and support group for employees dealing with caregiving issues is scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2007, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in room 413 of the Center for Health Sciences (Gerontology Resource Room).

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The 14th Annual Jim Butterfield Golf Tournament will take place on Friday June 1 at Cornell's Robert Trent Jones Golf Course.

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The Office of Conference and Event Services is again pleased to announce the new internal menu options for the Ithaca College community.

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Art department chair Harry McCue will be the first of three artists invited to speak about their work during the Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition at the University of Rochester's Memorial Art Gallery.

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Commencement 2007 CAPS AND GOWNS

Contributed by Art Gilmore on 05/10/2007 

Bachelor Caps, Gowns, and Tassels may be purchased and picked up at the campus bookstore buyback window on the dates below. Masters and DPT attire can be picked up on the same dates, but should be preordered. A limited selection of Masters and DPT attire may be available for late purchases.

* Wednesday through Saturday, May 16 - 19, 2007, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
* Sunday, May 20th, 2007, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Pricing for attire is:

Bachelor $36.00 Cap,Gown,Tassel
Masters $37.00 Hood
Masters $40.00 Cap,Gown,Tassel
DPT $190.00 Tam,Hood,Gown,Tassel

Commencement Eve Invitation

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 05/10/2007 

You and your family are invited to the Commencement Eve Gala Concert Saturday, May 19, at 8:30 p.m., in Ben Light Gymnasium. Admission is free. Directed by Professor Dana Wilson, this year’s theme is “Music and Memory” and features the wind ensemble, choir, marimba band, jazz workshop, and soloists, in an exciting and entertaining one hour program.

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Changes Coming to the Campus Center

Contributed by David Prunty on 05/10/2007 

In order to meet the campus need for large meeting space, the Campus Center Office is pleased to announce the creation of a new meeting room for 2007-2008.

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Psychology professor Barney Beins co-edited a book, Best Practices for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences, which has just been published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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Three staff members from Ithaca College are being honored at Women’s Expo 2007, sponsored by Cayuga Radio Group. Colleen Barnes, Marian Brown and Terry Martinez are among the “20 Outstanding Women You Should Know,” a group selected for their interesting and inspiring stories from the more than 200 nominees representing local women with diverse careers, backgrounds, volunteer activities and family lives.

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Ithaca College concluded a nationwide tour of campaign kickoff events in late April with an event in Chicago at the downtown studios of WLS-TV. My staff in the Office of Institutional Advancement and I heartily thank all who contributed to this very successful series of events from coast to coast -- which were attended by more than 1,400 people!

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Site preparation for construction of the Gateway Building will begin the week after Commencement. This will require the closure of P Lot in front of Dillingham Center effective Monday, May 21 except for emergency and service access to Dillingham and Job Hall.

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Baccalaureate Mass

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 05/09/2007 

Baccalaureate Mass

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Fall 2007 Enrollment Update

Contributed by Peggy Williams on 05/09/2007 

Submitted on behalf of President Peggy Williams and Larry Metzger, dean of enrollment planning

On the Admission front, we have very good news to report. As of May 4th, we appear to be on target to reach, and even slightly exceed, our goal for first-year student deposits with a quality profile virtually identical to 2006. Our plan is to have 1,782 new students (1,632 first-year and 150 transfer students) enrolled as of October 1, 2007. At this time transfer deposits are on target while deposits from first-year students are ahead of expectations.

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All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend Alumni Weekend ’07, June 1–3.

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Summer Lab Schedule

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 05/08/2007 

The Friends 110 summer lab schedule is now available online .

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The Park Laptop Program Support Center will be closing for the semester at Noon on Friday May 11, 2007.

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