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Alex Sanchez, the author of the acclaimed "Rainbow" trilogy of novels centering on the lives of gay teenagers, will give two presentations during a visit to Ithaca on Monday, April 14. Sanchez will speak at 3:00 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge in Egbert Hall, Campus Center on the Ithaca College campus, and again at 7:00 p.m. in the Ezra Cornell Reading Room of the Tompkins County Public Library. Both talks are free and open to the public.

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Phoebe Constantinou, assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, participated in a panel entitled, "Tension and Teaching: Preservice Teachers, International Experiences, and Changing Professional Identities," at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in New York City, March 24-28, 2008.

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Ithacappella Advances to Finals

Contributed by Ernest Backus on 04/07/2008 

This past weekend, Ithacappella placed first at the mid-Atlantic semifinal of the International Championships of Collegiate A Cappella at Rutgers University.

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Three new, 1-credit HINT (health sciences interdisciplinary) non-liberal arts courses will be taught starting with the fall 2008 semester.

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I-SEED Seeking Volunteers

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 04/07/2008 

ITHACA SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL EQUITY DEVELOPMENT (I-SEED) is seeking volunteers to assist with supporting programs in the Ithaca City School District.

Professor Roberta Wallitt has been working on a project in conjunction with the Village at Ithaca and as a Civic Leader Fellow with the Cornell Public Service Center that involves encouraging Ithaca employers and their employees to participate in efforts to support students in the Ithaca City School District.

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This is the official campaign site for the Reconstruction Team running for the 2008-09 Student Government Association executive board.

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Come work for ITS in the Fall!

Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 04/07/2008 

Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services (ITS). The application deadline has been extended to Thursday April 10th.

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Celebrate Asia Month!

Contributed by Tiffany Cheng on 04/07/2008 

Join the Asian Culture Club for a month of Asian cultural events!

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Register online using HomerConnect beginning April 7.

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The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. This week, the Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will be hosting:

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The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will host another session this week.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College concludes its spring program with a showing of Beautiful Daughters, a documentary chronicling the creation of the first all-transgender production of Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues. Filmmaker Josh Aronson will present his work on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 102. [The event was postponed from an earlier date in February.]

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Party F.R.E.S.H.-- For Refreshing Every Student's IC

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TestMasters, a provider of LSAT preparation, is holding a free LSAT seminar hosted by the Pre-law Society on April 8 at 6:00 p.m. in Friends Hall, room 209.

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Has your organization or department chosen how you are going to honor President Williams yet? We want to show you how easy it is to pick a wish list and get started on collecting your items so you can participate in Presents for Peggy.

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Three, new 1 cr HINT (Health Sciences Interdisciplinary) NLA courses will be taught for the first time starting with the Fall 2008 Semester.

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In the last 15 months there has been an increased incidence of syphilis identified in Tompkins County, including on the Cornell campus. A number of cases have involved men who have had multiple sexual partners, both male and female. To date, there have been no cases identified within the Ithaca College community.

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Rick Frishman '76, founder of Planned Television Arts (a national book publicity company) and best-selling author, will give others advice in a session entitled "How to Get Published in America."

Frishman's talk will be at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in Emerson Suites. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Crime Prevention Information

Contributed by Robert Holt on 04/04/2008 

Since March 25, 2008, several "strong arm" robberies in the Collegetown area have been reported to the Ithaca Police Department. The site of these robberies have been in the area adjacent to the west side of the Cornell University campus on East Hill.

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The ninth cohort of LeaderShip participants completed the year-long program with a celebration on April 2, 2008. The select group of 23 engaged in 14 learning workshops designed to build leadership capacities in an ever-changing work world.

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