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Booming sounds Monday afternoon (July 3) from South Hill will be the all-clear signal for the 59th annual Ithaca Community Fireworks Show. Beginning at 2 p.m., an aerial salute that can be heard for miles around will be fired every hour on the hour by fireworks technicians as a reminder that the show is a “go.”

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The Tower Club Restaurant will be featuring the all you care to eat lunch buffet, each day from July 10 to 14 and July 17 to 21.

The Tower Club is open Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Why not treat yourself to a delicious lunch buffet at the Tower Club Restaurant?

Call (607) 274-3393 to make your reservations today.

Please note that the Tower Club Restaurant will be CLOSED for the week of July 3 - 7, 2006.

For more information or to check out the calendar of events for the Tower Club Restaurant, please visit our website at:

Better duck, Dorothy...there's a Twister at the Campus Center, hovering over the lobby! Actually there are a few Twisters...the game, the movie, twister in a glass, and more! Before you board up the windows, come and take a chance on the IC Hope "Twister" basket, one of 16 Wizard of Oz themed baskets on display at our fundraising table.

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The Office of Career Services is pleased to welcome our new career counselor, Jennifer Miller.

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Remembering Rob Meunier

Contributed by April Johanns on 06/26/2006 

Funeral and memorial services will be held in New Bedford, Massachusetts on Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29, for Rob Meunier, program coordinator at the Ithaca College Pendleton Center in Los Angeles. Rob passed last week at his home in Los Angeles after a year-long battle with brain cancer.

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Fitwell IC is the first program offered through the Office of Human Resources as part of the BeneFITS Your Life initiative. Are you ready for the challenge? Don't wait, the summer challenge starts July 5.

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Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and 7th Art Public Forum on Al
Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth

The FLEFF/7th Art Forum kicks off on Friday, June 30 at 7:00 p.m. at
Cinemapolis with the opening night screening of the highly acclaimed and
controversial An Inconvenient Truth, directed by Davis Guggenheim.

The film features Al Gore and probes the issue of global warming and
climate change. The New York Times described the film as “one of the most
exciting and essential movies of the year.”

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Changes in Counsel's Office

Contributed by Tammy Lindsay on 06/23/2006 

The Office of the College Attorney is now known as the Division of Legal Affairs, and has restructured its operation to provide improved service to the campus community.

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Spectators at the 59th annual Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday, July 3, are reminded to park safely and sanely. In particular, parking on state and county highways and road shoulders is not permitted, especially on route 96-B near Ithaca College and along routes 13, 34, 79, and 96.

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There will be pre-fireworks festivities at the Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday night, July 3, at Ithaca College, including hot-air balloon rides and a display of classic cars.

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It is with great sadness that I inform the Ithaca College community of the death of Rob Meunier, program coordinator at the Ithaca College Pendleton Center in Los Angeles.

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Another Trip to Little Falls!

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/21/2006 

We had so much fun on the last one that Recreational Sports is planning another trip to Little Falls, NY:

  • Thursday, July 20
  • $30 / person
  • Pack a lunch
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    Surplus Vehicle Bid Sale

    Contributed by Gail Wagner on 06/21/2006 

    The Purchasing Department is offering for sale the following vehicles recently released from our fleet on a sealed-bid basis.

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    Remembering Ken DeGraff

    Contributed by April Johanns on 06/21/2006 

    Please join members of the DeGraff family on Saturday, June 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the Campus Center Quad to remember and celebrate Ken's life.

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    Indoor Pool Hours Changed

    Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 06/20/2006 

    The 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. swimming session at the indoor pool has been canceled for the rest of the summer. Unfortunately it was not as well attended as we anticipated. The last morning session will be Tuesday, June 27.

    This is to remind you that on Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. in Williams 225 representatives from Moody Nolan will review the plans for the A&E center first, and then after a brief break and some refreshments, members of the HOLT team will present their concepts for the Gateway Building. Please join us to learn more about the plans for these exciting new additions to our campus.

    Many of you are currently making arrangements for staffing for fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student workers back early to support opening operations. I have listed below the guidelines our office uses when processing early arrival requests. Please review them as you begin to plan.

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    Summer! Great time to relax, research, and recharge. But wouldn't you like to come back in September with some training that will energize your students and enliven your teaching? Consider a four-and-a-half-day immersion course in integrating media analysis and production into any curriculum. This training is for teachers, technology/media specialists, librarians, community educators, and others interested in the field of media literacy, and as an IC faculty member, if there's still space available, you can take it free of charge!

    Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Friday, July 14, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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    Roadwork Next Week

    Contributed by Lillian Tavelli on 06/20/2006 

    As a part of the electrical work for the new Business School Building, digging will be done under the Main Campus Road.

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    IC Hope, our campus Relay for Life team, has just learned some very exciting news. We will be part of a national marketing campaign for the American Cancer Society. The Tompkins County Relay has been chosen as the only Relay in the country to be filmed for a part of the American Cancer Society's new marketing campaign. Our Relay will be filmed on location in Lansing July 14-15. In addition to the Relay, 5-7 survivors will be interviewed by phone and in person as part of the campaign, and three of those selected are part of the IC Hope team. What a tremendous opportunity to show the nation how Ithaca College cares! You can show how you care, too, by supporting the team's fundraising efforts and by showing up to lend support at the Relay. Don't wait for the winged monkeys to bring you to the Campus Center. Check out this schedule to see how and when you can help us:

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