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The annual campus electrical shutdown is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2006 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars for this annual shutdown on the Saturday following Commencement every year.

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Recyclemania Results: 2006

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/26/2006 

Ithaca College finished number fourteen in the nation in the Recyclemania 2006 Grand Champion Contest (http://www.recyclemaniacs.org/results.asp) with a recycling rate of 29.5%. Last year Ithaca finished tenth with a recycling rate of 28.9%. We are still number one in New York State, outpacing Hamilton College's thirty-fourth place finish and 17% recycling rate.

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The 12th-ranked men's lacrosse team will be the top seed for this weekend's Empire 8 Championship Tournament. Ithaca (10-3, 7-0 Empire 8) will host fourth-seeded St. John Fisher in one semifinal Friday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m.

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Road to Hope Tour April 27

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 04/26/2006 

What do Ithaca College, George Washington University, North Carolina Central University, Baylor University, University of Nebraska, DePaul University, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Brandeis University, Brown, Harvard and just ten other colleges across the nation have in common this year? They were all selected as official stops for the 2006 Road to Hope Tour!

On Thursday, April 27, the 2006 Road to Hope Tour will visit Ithaca College to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. An initiative of Hope's Voice, a national organization committed to preventing HIV and AIDS among young adults, the tour will feature five HIV-positive speakers—all under the age of 30—conducting a daylong series of training, planning, and educational events. Highlighting the visit will be a panel discussion that will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

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Update on Emmett Till Case

Contributed by April Richardson on 04/25/2006 

The Department of Justice responds to the letter writing campaign initiated by IC students and the African-Latino Society.

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What do Ithaca College, George Washington University, North Carolina Central University, Baylor University, University of Nebraska, DePaul University, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Brandeis University, Brown, Harvard and just ten other colleges across the nation have in common this year? They were all selected as official stops for the 2006 Road to Hope Tour!

On Thursday, April 27, the 2006 Road to Hope Tour will visit Ithaca College to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. An initiative of Hope's Voice, a national organization committed to preventing HIV and AIDS among young adults, the tour will feature five HIV-positive speakers—all under the age of 30—conducting a daylong series of training, planning, and educational events. Highlighting the visit will be a panel discussion that will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

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John Confer recently received a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation $23,000 to evaluate a nationally-unique effort to restore shrubland habitat to a condition favorable for rare and declining shrubland birds. Habitat restoration and funding have been provided by the New York State Parks. The work began in February '06 and continues through July '06.

Fitness Center Senior Week Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 04/25/2006 

Senior Week Hours

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IC After Dark Presents IC Kicks Back

Contributed by April Tam on 04/25/2006 

Come celebrate the last day of the school year!

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Recreational Sports is starting off the golfing season this year assisting the Senior Class with their annual Golf Tournament at Hillendale Golf Course.

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The Student-Athlete Advisory Council is hosting March for Mark Sunday, April 30, from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. at Carp Wood Field.

The event is being held in remembrance of Mark Alderman, an assistant athletic trainer and clinical assistant professor of exercise and sport sciences who passed away on April 4.

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Tim Faulkner Retirement Reception

Contributed by Mary Bennett on 04/25/2006 

Come join the celebration of Tim Faulkner’s long career here at Ithaca College.

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The following hours have been set up for Recreational Swim during finals week:

Closed Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30
Monday, May 1 through Thursday, May 4: noon to 1:30 p.m. and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, May 5: noon to 1:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7

The NCAA Division III Baseball Committee has approved the host site for four sites of the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, including the New York Regional which will be hosted by Ithaca College and held at Falcon Park in Auburn.

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The men's tennis team swept three matches at the Empire 8 Championship Tournament, winning the conference title for the third time in four years.

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Harry McCue's Newest Print

Contributed by Bonita Ferguson on 04/24/2006 

The "Art Link" Gallery's 26th Annual National Juried Exhibition

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What are you doing for lunch this Thursday? Empty Bowls is coming to campus!

April 27, 2006; noon to 2:00 p.m. in Clark and Klingenstein Lounges
$10 for lunch without a handmade ceramic bowl
$20 includes your choice of ceramic bowl
*your ticket includes a light lunch of soups and breads, as well as live entertainment from college performers*

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. THE EVENT IS OPEN AND YOU CAN COME ANYTIME BETWEEN noon and 2:00 p.m.

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Kindness Is Contagious

Contributed by William Ressler on 04/24/2006 

The academic year is set to close on a note of kindness.

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Holiday Schedule

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 04/24/2006 

Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The College's Holiday Schedule for 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 has been released. This information may also be found on the Office of Human Resources website at http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/holidays/.

If you have any questions pertaining to the holiday schedule, please feel free to contact me at 274-3245.

Simon Goes South

Contributed by Simon Tarr on 04/24/2006 

Simon Tarr (Cinema and Photo) will become the first professor of New Media Design at the University of South Carolina.

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