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College Vehicle Rental Program

Contributed by Susan Shutts on 02/20/2009 

Submitted on behalf of Rick Couture, associate vice president for facilities.

I am writing to remind you of an enhancement to the College’s rental vehicle program, which will offer faculty, staff, and qualified students additional options when no College vehicles are available or other rentals would be more convenient.

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In January ITS announced the availability of Microsoft Office 2008 as a free upgrade for installation on college-owned Macintosh computers and encourages Mac users to upgrade at their earliest convenience.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 02/20/2009 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Stephen Sweet and Rebecca Plante. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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Calling all magazine editor wannabes! Ed2010 has come to Ithaca!

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Premed Reminders: Mandatory Events

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 02/20/2009 

A personal statement/interviewing workshop (.pdf link) will be held on Wednesday, February 25, at 6:30 p.m. It is mandatory for some; see link for details.

Also: Friday, March 6, at noon, is your last chance to sign up for spring premed committee interviews (.pdf link). These interviews are mandatory for some students; see link for details.

Meghan Murphy of Ithaca Biodiesel will give a Biology Seminar talk, "Biodiesel: Local, Sustainable, Delicious," on Thursday, February 26. The event takes place in the Center for Natural Sciences, room 115, at 4:00 p.m.

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Chris Pelchat and Lauren Barnes '08 presented at the National Conference of Outdoor Leadership, sponsored by the Wilderness Education Association.

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The list of summer session courses, that is, on Homer Connect.

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The Catholic Mass schedule for Ash Wednesday, February 25:

  • 8:00 a.m.
  • Noon
  • 5:30 p.m.

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Circle K is holding a mid-semester social which is free and open to all. We will have food and drinks, games, and would like everyone to bring youtube videos.

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Join us for an open house of the Sustainably Conscious Community, housed in Terrace 2!

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The myHome Team would like to officially announce the release of myHome version 1.2.

We've listened to your feedback, and some much requested portlet additions and changes make this release a must see.

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IC Sustainability will meet on Tuesday, February 24, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. in room 301 of the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. Susan Swensen, from the Department of Biology, will convene this meeting, the group's second meeting of the spring 2009 semester.

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If you are searching for a job or internship opportunity, don't miss next week's series of events related to careers with nonprofit and government organizations. Regardless of your major, you may find exciting opportunities with the agencies who will be in Ithaca next week.

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The "Best Practices for Online Teaching" panel will present specific techniques for teaching effectively in an online environment. Topics include: approaches to online teaching, establishing "presence," creating lively online discussions, using multimedia, Blackboard tips, and assessment.

If you teach online or are considering teaching online, please join the discussion.

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Adrift, a short film by Cathy Lee Crane, assistant professor in the Deptartment of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, will premiere at the 31st annual Big Muddy Film Festival on February 22. The festival is sponsored by the film program at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

The film will also screen at Cornell Cinema on February 25 and 27 as part of the Water World series, opening for the documentary Touched by Water.

More Info on Cornell Cinema Website

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Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies faculty member Chris Pelchat has been selected for an international position within the leadership ranks of the outdoor industry.

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Have you sent your RSVP to attend this year's reception honoring the recipients of the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership? These individuals are among a select group of students at Ithaca College who have demonstrated outstanding performance in both academic and nonacademic endeavors during their years here.

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The Office of Parking and Traffic Services is pleased to announce that, to better serve the College community, its office hours have changed.

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