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Asma Barles Delivers Talk/Paper

Contributed by Thomas Shevory on 06/08/2006 

On June 4, Professor of Politics Asma Barlas gave
a talk and delivered a paper entitled, "One Father:
Three Dysfunctional Offspring," at an interfaith panel
organized by the Snowstar Institute and Forum for
Learning in Toronto, Canada.

Representatives of the volunteer committee that organizes the annual community fireworks show in Ithaca report that some V-I-P packages are still available for this year’s show on Monday night, July 3. Fran Benedict, chair of the committee, says anyone in the community is eligible to become a Very Important Patron of the fireworks.The V-I-P area features a mini-concert by ”The Fault Line” and Aaron Kelly, the young country-and-western singing sensation.

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Summer Construction Date Change

Contributed by Jackie Hopkins on 06/08/2006 

The starting date for the sidewalk area in front of Muller Center, Textor Hall and Friends Hall has been changed. The starting date will be June 12, not June 13.

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Marina Todd Retiring

Contributed by Tom Torello on 06/08/2006 

Marina Todd, director of creative services, has decided to take early retirement and leave Ithaca later this month. Marina's last day in the office will be June 23. She will continue to work with us on a number of critical projects throughout the rest of the year.

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Grants.gov: From this year on, all federal proposals will begin to use the common federal portal, grants.gov.

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Submitted by Howard Erlich

On behalf of the American Conference of Academic Deans, Chair-elect Howard Erlich solicits program proposals for ACAD’s 2007 conference (January 17-20 in New Orleans).

The request for proposals is below. Please consider and if appropriate submit a proposal. An excellent opportunity to showcase Ithaca quality and ideas.

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A new A&E Center surged a giant step closer thanks to a $10 million lead gift announced by President Peggy Williams during Alumni Weekend.

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The Office of Conference and Event Services is offering Baseball, Girls Basketball and Summer Recreation Camps this summer. Register today, space is limited.

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The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Health Promotion and Substance Abuse Prevention Program announce a competition for two $300 summer stipends to develop a classroom exercise that uses data about the health attitudes and behavior of Ithaca College students. Proposals are due on June 23 and receipients will be notified by June 30.

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Rock Climbing at Little Falls

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/05/2006 

Recreational Sports is planning a trip to Little Falls, NY:

  • Wednesday, June 14
  • $30 / person
  • Pack a lunch
  • Vans will be departing the Fitness Center at 8:00 a.m. and returning approximately at 4:30 p.m. Cost includes round trip transportation and climbing gear. Sign up at the Fitness Center front desk, cash or check payable to Ithaca College. Payment due Monday, June 12.

    Due to this trip, there will be NO OPEN climbing time at the IC Wall Wednesday, June 14.

    As we continue "Following The Yellow Brick Road to a Cure", IC Hope, our campus Relay for Life team, invites you to join us for our next meeting Wednesday, June 7, in the "glass room" of Cafe Square. Grab some food on the way, and join us for lunch and brainstorming as we quickly approach our Relay start date of July 14. Thinking about joining our team, but haven't clicked your heels yet? Come on down Wednesday and find out what we're all about. Need a ride? Well send a winged monkey to pick you up!

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    Physical Plant Changes

    Contributed by Richard Couture on 06/02/2006 

    I am pleased to inform the campus community of a number of important title changes in the Office of Physical Plant.

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    Summer Construction Update

    Contributed by Jackie Hopkins on 06/02/2006 

    Starting June 13, the sidewalk area in front of Muller Center, Textor Hall and Friends Hall will be disrupted.

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    Faculty, staff, and administrators are encouraged to attend the open session for Ms. Pamela Johnston, candidate for the associate vice president for Human Resources. Ms. Johnston is currently the AVP for HR at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Advance materials may be requested by contacting the Office of the President, 3rd floor Job Hall or 274-3111.

    Open session for Ms. Pamela Johnston
    Monday, June 5 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
    Board Room, 3rd Floor Job Hall

    Golf Anyone? Everyone Welcome

    Contributed by Kathy Farley on 06/01/2006 

    Check out the nine courses set up this year for a fun summer. The only thing you have to do is sign-up "on time" and pay. Recreational Sports takes care of the rest.

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    Due to the electrical shutdown in the Terrace Dining Hall this summer, Dining Services and Conference and Event Services will be unable to provide the following dessert choices until the bakery is reopened.

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    A funeral service for Ryan Winslow will be held Friday, June 2, at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Glens Falls, N.Y. Winslow, a 2003 Ithaca graduate and member of the football team, passed away on Monday.

    Friday’s service begins at 11:00 a.m. Calling hours will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
    543 Glen Street
    Glens Falls, N.Y. 12801
    518/792-7971

    The Food Court will be open the following hours for Alumni Weekend:

    Thursday, June 1, 2006 7:30am - 1:30pm, 3:00pm - 7:00pm

    Friday, June 2, 2006 7:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

    Saturday, June 3, 2006 7:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

    Sunday, June 4, 2006 7:30am - 1:30pm, 5:00pm - 6:30pm


    More Choices, Your Way at the Food Court, located in IC Square.

    USRowing has declared Saturday, June 10, 2006 National Learn to Row Day. Ithaca College Crew coaches and members of the rowing team will hold a learn to row clinic from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 10, at the Ithaca College boathouse. Please contact Becky Robinson at 274-3145 or by email iccrew@ithaca.edu if you would like to participate.

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    Adoption Support Group

    Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 05/30/2006 

    The Ithaca College Adoption Support group will meet on June 6 at 12:00 noon in the Campus Center Conference Room.

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