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Check the latest dining sustainability news view Ithaca Dining Services' Ecodining Newsletter:

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The Conference and Event Services staff is pleased to welcome Jessica Barnes to our office in the position of Assistant Director for Event Planning and Business Development. 

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Story contributed on behalf of David E. Newman, MD.

Seasonal flu vaccination clinics for IC students only are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Friday, September 18
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Hammond Health Center

Wednesday, September 23
1:00-5:00 p.m., Hammond Health Center

Tuesday, September 29
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Wellness Clinic (302 Center for Health Sciences)

Thursday, October 1
3:00-7:00 p.m., Taughannock Falls Room (Campus Center, third floor)

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Spit That!

Contributed by Jaylene Clark on 09/14/2009 

Calling all spoken word artists, poets, rappers, song writers, and anyone interested in poetry!

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Operation Wallacea will be presenting on scientific conservation projects in the tropics
Thursday September 24th
12:10 pm

CNS 163
Brown Bag

Open to all students, faculty, and staff.

Come to their presentation if you are at all interested in:

  • trekking through the rainforests of Indonesia,
  • spotting Tapir poo in Honduras,
  • sailing down the Amazon spotting pink river dolphins in Peru,
  • assisting with the manatee projects in Cuba,
  • diving with 30m visibility in the red sea, Egypt,
  • helping to collect data to establish a new Nation Park in Madagascar,
  • or tracking elephants in South Africa. 

In 2010 they are adding an expedition to Madagascar.  They have a huge range of research positions, thesis projects and course credit options available (see for summer 2010. 

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Classical guitarist Pablo Cohen will present a free recital on Sunday, September 20 at 4pm in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College.  Music of Villa-Lobos, Guastavino, Gnattali, and Gismonti is on the program. 

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Thursday, September 17; “Contesting Imperial Belonging”

Neferti Tadiar; Professor of Women's Studies at Barnard College, and Director for the Center for Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University.

7:00 pm in Clark Lounge, light refreshments will be served.

It's a reminder that the 8th annual Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat for Ithaca College students will be held October 9 through 11, 2009. Presented by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, this two-and-a-half day retreat presents the opportunity to explore various aspects of diversity and their relationships to leadership. During the retreat, the entire group will participate in a series of educational sessions and discuss issues as a large group, as well as in smaller, informal conversations.


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On Wednesday, September 16, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor Hall room 102, sustainable management experts Jean Garner Stead and W. Edward Stead will speak about "Management for a Small Planet." The Steads' appearance is part of the School of Business Sustainability Speaker Series and part of the Distinguished Executive Lecture Series, sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 09/14/2009 

Quoted in the media: Faculty member Donald Beachler and Ithaca College graduate Melendy Krantz.  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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On Thursday, September 17th, from 12:10-1:00PM in Park Center for Business Room 204, Jean Garner Stead and W. Edward Stead, management faculty from East Tennessee State University, will offer their insights from over 30 years of work researching, writing and teaching about sustainable management practices. The Steads will share their perspective on the challenges and opportunities for leaders seeking to embrace sustainability as an organizational value, and the trajectory of sustainability thinking and practice in the business sector.

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Join the Friends of Ithaca College for a performance of music inspired by dance forms as varied as the Saturday-night barn dance, the polka, and the waltz.

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Spend spring or summer semester in Washington, D.C.

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Get your team in today!

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I am writing as a follow up to the article submitted last month by Vice-President Carl Sgrecci regarding changes made within the Division of Finance and Administration. I would like to update you on changes specific to the Office of Facilities.

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We've got big bells!

Contributed by Kathleen Stevens on 09/13/2009 

Have you been looking for a way to get involved musically on campus? Ever have a burning desire to play handbells? Great! Because the IC Bell People need you!

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 Water for Sudan will be tabling in Campus Center 9/14-9/18 requesting IC students to sign away a meal - it's the easiest way to serve your global community!

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Interested in being a part of a small, diverse, student-run dance company? On The Floor Dance Company offers experienced dancers of all genres, ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, and hip-hop, an outlet to perform, teach, choreograph, and learn.

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If you are a JUNIOR who enjoys planning and managing events we want you!  This is a two-year position that will give you lots of great experience and certainly pump up your resume.  

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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/11/2009 

  • Unite for Sight Meeting:  Tuesday, September 15,
    12:10 p.m
    ., CNS TBA
    (stay tuned for location and topics).
  • Pre-Med Meeting: Thursday, September 17,
    12:10 p.m
    ., CNS TBA
    (stay tuned for location and topics).

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