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Two seniors from the Health Promotion and Physical Education Department, Natasha Lamb and Ashley Marshall, presented their Service-Learning research project at the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 27, 2006.

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Based upon a project funded by the Faculty Development Program, Dr. Srijana Bajracharya's article "Health Status of Immigrants from Nepal in the United States: Preliminary Findings and Methodological Issues" has been accepted in the International Electronic Journal of Health Education for publication. Dr. Mary Bentley, Chair, Health Promotion and Physical Education, co-authored the article.

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Please note that the Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's convenient store will close early on Friday, May 26.

The Bookstore and Mac's will have limited hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Friday, May 26, 2006. Both stores will close at 1:00 p.m. for inventory. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In Observance of Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2006)
The Food Court will be OPEN from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
All Other Dining Services locations will be CLOSED.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Summer Employees Mail

Contributed by Karen Serbonich on 05/22/2006 

Wednesday, May 24 will be the final day we will hold mail for students on the Summer Employee list who have not filled out a card requesting that your mail be held at the Phillips Hall Post Office for you to pick up. You may fill out this card at the Eastman Check in office, Phillips Hall Post Office or the Mail Center.
Currently, mail for student employees who have not filled out a hold card is being held at the Mail Center in the General Services building.

Beginning Thursday, May 25 we will forward this mail to the permanent address on file.
Please call 274-3371 if you have questions.

Want a workout like no other? Use every muscle in your body, including your brain! Come check out ICs own climbing wall. Our summer 2006 open hours are:

  • May 23 till August 10, 2006
  • Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
  • $5 / person / session
  • $30 / Summer 2006 Pass to the Wall
  • Prices include a certified belay person, harness, climbing shoes and helmet.
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    President Williams invites staff and administrators to a special all-college meeting on May 25 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Emerson Suites. In addition to brief updates on key topics, we will hear a presentation from Karen Hutcheson from Segal/Sibson on her work with various aspects of our initiative regarding quality of work life for staff and administrators.

    Supervisors of employees without e-mail or computer access, please post this message where those employees can read it, and make the opportunity to attend available to all employees. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations (including sign language interpreting) should contact the Office of the President at 274-3111 or 274-1767 (TDD). Requests for accommodations should be made as far in advance as possible.

    Due to the withdrawal of a candidate, the open session scheduled for Monday, May 22, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the North Meeting Room, Campus Center, has been cancelled. Stay tuned for additional information from the search committee.

    All evaluations of candidates should be returned by the deadline as indicated.

    A Big Commencement Thank You!

    Contributed by Brian McAree on 05/19/2006 

    Now that Commencement has come and gone and the campus is much quieter, I wanted to thank everyone who played a role with Commencement this year.

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    From May 11-13, Professor of Politics Asma Barlas took part in a community
    dialogue on Gender, Race, Islam, and the "War on Terror" at Simon Fraser
    University. She was the convenor of one of the four workshops that were
    part of the symposium and also gave a public presentation on the "War
    on Terror" in Vancouver.

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Turbide to the position of Director of Admission, effective immediately.

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    Please note that the Ithaca College Bookstore and Mac's convenient store will close early on Friday, May 26, 2006.

    The Bookstore and Mac's will have limited hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Friday, May 26, 2006. Both stores will close at 1:00 p.m. for inventory. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Head Start Opening at Longview

    Contributed by Pat O'Rear on 05/18/2006 

    Head Start Program Opening at Longview for a Child of an IC Employee

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    Faculty, staff, and administrators are encouraged to attend the open sessions for candidates for the Associate Vice President for Human Resources. Advance materials may be requested by contacting the Office of the President, 3rd floor Job Hall or 274-3111.

    Ms. Edna Chun
    Thursday, May 18, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    200 CHS (Center for Health Sciences)

    Mr. J. Marc Sears
    Monday, May 22, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    North Meeting Room, Campus Center

    I am pleased to share very important news as a follow-up to our meetings this past weekend with the board of trustees.

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    V-I-P packages for the Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday, July 3, are now available, according to Fran Benedict, chair of the volunteer committee that organizes the fireworks show. Benedict said invitations are being sent to previous fireworks supporters and to potential V-I-Ps, but anyone in the community is eligible to become a Very Important Patron of the fireworks.

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    Due to the campus wide power shutdown on Saturday May 20th, the following computer systems and services will be unavailable starting at the times listed below:

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    I, Carl Sgrecci, am pleased to announce the promotion of two longstanding members of the Division of Finance and Administration.

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    IC Hope, the campus Relay for Life team, invites you to follow the yellow brick road to the Food Court on Friday, May 19 at noon. Grab some food and head on over to the "glass room" (Oz???) to join your fellow community members as we make our plans for this year's Relay! With a Wizard of Oz theme this year, there are countless opportunities to have fun as you do something worthwhile for not only yourself but others! Come know you will have fun! See if we can stay up later than the kids!

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    Financial Services is pleased to announce that Jo Anne Rosato has moved from Career Services to join our staff. Jo Anne will be helping to facilitate training and communication between Parnassus Financials campus end-users and Financial Services. If you have Parnassus Financials training needs or suggestions, please contact Jo Anne ( or 274-3044).

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