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Angus Godwin will retire at the end of the spring 2007 semester after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1969. All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend a reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10th in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center for Music to honor his distinguished career. A memory book is being created and members of the faculty and staff are invited to send either hard copy letters or emails Dianne Zamoiski,

Note: The contact person has been changed to Dianne Zamoiski,

The Friday, May 4th, final session of this semester's discussion forum, Recognizing and Responding to Students in Distress, has been rescheduled. The new date is Wednesday, May 9th at 10:00am. The session will take place in the Counseling Center (274-3136).

Do you need to know more about how to use Homer/HomerConnect? Drop-in sessions will be available in the Boardman Place training room on Thursday and Friday, May 10th and 11th, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary. Registrar's Office personnel will be available to talk about anything you want or need to know about Homer/HomerConnect, from grading to degree audit.

These sessions are prior to when senior grades are due and may be very helpful for administrative assistants and faculty.

As always, your feedback will be welcome!

The Campus Life Award is given each year to a select group of graduating seniors in order to recognize their outstanding contributions to the Ithaca College community through participation and involvement in campus life. Over the years this award has become a coveted goal and valued honor. In order to be nominated for this prestigious award, students must have been extensively involved in a number of areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and accomplishments.

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OMA Senior Reception

Contributed by Nansa Brown on 05/03/2007 

Campus community members are cordially invited to attend the Office of Multicultural Affairs Senior Class Reception held during Graduation weekend on Saturday, May 19, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm in the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center.

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The Faculty Development Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2006-07 Faculty Excellence Awards.

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Used Book Buyback From Previous Semesters:
The next Used Book Buyback will be May 7th through May 11th, 2007.
This is the time to turn your used books into CASH!

Previous Semesters Buyback Dates and Times:
Monday, May 7th, 2007, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 9th, 2007, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday, May 10th, 2007, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday, May 11th, 2007, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Previous Semesters Buyback Location:
Used Book Buyback takes place at the Bookstore
buyback window. The Bookstore buyback window
is located down the hall from the Phillips Hall
Annex Post Office.

Join us Friday for IC Kicks Back!

Contributed by Russell Martin on 05/02/2007 

Please join us for the third annual IC Kicks Back to mark the end of the academic year! IC Kicks Back will be held on the Campus Center Quad on Friday, May 4 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

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iMPrint Magazine has published new articles this week.

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Are you a motivated and dedicated current junior? If you are, and you are interested in playing an integral role in your senior year then you should apply to be on the 2008 Class Cabinet.

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The Academic Procession

Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/02/2007 

TO: All Participants in Commencement

As we prepare for our 2007 Commencement on Sunday, May 20, 2007, I would like to provide you with some information regarding the academic procession.

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Due to an unforeseen departmental commitment, one of the announced presenters in the May 15 Faculty Conference is unable to be here. The category of scholarship represented is artistic endeavor, and the performance will be baroque music on period instruments. More information at

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Have you ever . . .

  • taken a class that just blew your mind?
  • been challenged by a truly awesome professor?
  • participated in an IC club or sport you're passionate about?
  • had a killer internship, research, or fieldwork experience?
  • spent a semester in DC, LA, or abroad?

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The Office of Alumni Relations is putting a call out to the campus community to ask for volunteers to help with either Commencement (May 20), Alumni Weekend (June 1-3), or both, if you’re willing!

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Associate professor of psychology Ann Lynn and psychology department chair Barney Beins co-authored a chapter in Best Practices for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences.

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Premed Meeting: Thursday, May 3

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 05/02/2007 

Please note: The room for this event has been changed to CNS 112.

Pre-Med Society Meeting
Thursday, May 3
12:15-1:00, CNS 112

At this meeting we will be holding elections for next year's officers. If you are interested in running please prepare a few short words to present to the club.

Looking for a Fall 2007 course with a unique structure where you can earn 1-3 credits?

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Biology major Jackie Scahill '07 has accepted the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship. She has been assigned to KPCC Southern California Public Radio in Pasadena, California, for 10 weeks during the summer.

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Stephen Clancy Presents a Paper

Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 05/01/2007 

Art history professor Stephen Clancy presented a paper entitled, "Politicizing the Canon: Simon Marmion and the Agendas of Nationalism" at the 28th Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, held April 27-28.

Lauren O'Connell, associate professor of art history, presented a paper in February entitled, "Voillet-le-duc and Solntsev: Preserving Patrimony in France and Russia" at a Solntsev symposium sponsored by the New York Public Library and the Harriman Insititute.

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