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Ken DeGraff Retiring

Contributed by David Priester on 04/13/2006 

Ken DeGraff will be retiring from Ithaca College on May 31 after 34 years with the School of Communications.

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A sixth cohort of LeaderShip participants completed the year-long program with a celebration on April 12, 2006. The select group of 24 engaged in 14 learning workshops designed to build leadership capacities in an ever-changing work world.

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Fitness Center Hours Easter Weekend

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 04/13/2006 

Check out the Fitness Center Hours this weekend

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A brief presentation and discussion with Rob Gearhart, IC’s new director of online learning, certificate and professional programs in the Division of Graduate Studies. Rob will be joined by Kathy Barbieri, coordinator of instructional support services, and Susanne Morgan, director of the Center for Faculty Excellence. The group will facilitate an informal discussion about good practice in using tools like WebCT for online learning and campus courses, as well as how to best support this initiative.

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Prof. Matt MacKenzie of Muhlenberg College will lead a lecture/discussion entitled "Karma: Self-Making and World-Making in Buddhist Philosophy" on Friday, April 21, at 4:00 p.m. in Textor 101.

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The 2006-2007 RHA academic planners are in and are available for purchase
now!

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Want to make some extra cash? Want to get rid of some stuff before move-out day? If so, come to the Ithaca College Flea Market on April 24th and 25th!

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Michael Horne, a senior history major, presented his research at the annual conference
of the West-Central New York chapter of Phi Alpha Theta,
the national history honor's society.

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Rotary Roses!

Contributed by Katherine Ulicky on 04/13/2006 

Wednesday April 26th is Administrative Assistants Day! Show you care by getting your assistant, friend, or loved one a dozen beautiful roses!

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One of the most influential conservative commentators in the country will give a defense of the war on terror in a talk at Ithaca College. Rich Lowry, editor of "National Review," will speak on Tuesday, April 25, at 8:00 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. Titled "The Benign Superpower: In Defense of the President's Bush's War on Terror," his talk is free and open to the public.

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On Monday, April 17, Mark Hertsgaard, author of “Earth Odyssey,” will kick off the series of EarthWeek observances and campus activities at Ithaca College. Hertsgaard will present “Three Feet of Water: Global Warming and How to Beat it” at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites in the Campus Center.

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Amnesty International will be sponsoring three fabulous programs on campus each Thursday for the remainder of the month. They include a presentation by a former woman sold into slavery, a presentation by one of the most renowned scholars on sexual trafficking and tourism, and a film showing on child soldiers.

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"Submitted for Your Approval: The Rod Serling Conference" will bring together scholars and industry professionals for talks, panel discussions, and screenings focusing on the man who rose to fame during television's "golden age." The conference will be held on the Ithaca College campus April 21-22.

The Ithaca College community is invited to particpate in the following events during the conference:

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This year we will reflect on the progression of the Erase the Hate Rally. We ask that everyone come to the Free Speech Rock to receive and wear their green bands (representing peace) in support of the effort to erase hate. There will be literature provided that will describe what the college has done to eradicate hate at IC.

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Remembering Mark Alderman

Contributed by Deborah Harper on 04/12/2006 

Join us Monday, April 17, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Muller Chapel as we come together to grieve, process, and reflect.

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Deadline for returning Resident Assistant applications.

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Rebecca Plante of the sociology department will discuss "Girls Gone Wild," queered/ing heterosexuality, and the mysteries and conundrums of queer sex. Thursday, April 13, at noon in Williams 225. Event sponsored by prism. For more information, please contact Joe Wladkowski, president of prism, at jwladko1@ithaca.edu.

Ithaca College film professor Cathy Crane will screen her film "Unoccupied Zone" on Tuesday, April 18, at 8:15 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

The film, a meditation on Simone Weil -- philosopher, trade-unionist, mystic -- who was forced to leave Paris for Southern France (the "unoccupied zone") following the 1940 German occupation of Paris. The piece was shot is Paris, Marseille and on the Dillingham Stage at Ithaca College, with an original score by Beth Custer.

The film was made possible by a James B. Pendleton Grant from the Roy H. Park School of Communications as well as grants from the Provost's Office.

To augment Carl Sgrecci’s earlier Fiscal Year-End Procedures memo, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.

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Screening of "Crash" Thursday Night

Contributed by Fred Chandra on 04/12/2006 

Thursday, April 13
7:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge
** Earns credit towards the "Leadership in a Diverse World" Certificate**

All members of the Ithaca College community are invited. Refreshments will be served.

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