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All ITS public computer labs, except for Friends 110, are closed during fall break. Friends 110 and the Student Computer Repair Center have limited hours and staffing during break.

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1. You are a benefits eligible employee and have little or no idea what the Emeriti program is and/or want to learn how you can invest in a tax advantaged way now to pay for medical expenses once you retire.

2. You are nearing retirement and want to know more about Emeriti Health Insurance Options for retirees and their eligible dependents that build on the foundation of Medicare and how Emeriti Health Accounts work.

3. You are a current retiree who is enrolled in an Emeriti Health Plan Option and want to get information about plans being offered for 2010. 

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It's October already and we are in the 8th week of our second consecutive 17-week series. And what great progress we have had!

Attendance is at an all-time high for our at-work group, ranging from 73% to 88%. We have dropped a collective 333.8 pounds during this series and a whopping total of 950.2 pounds since April 2009!

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Symposium on Physics and Archaeology November 20 and 21, 2009

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Monday, October 12, 2009; “Domestic Workers Organizing At The Intersection Of Crisis And Recovery."  Joycelyn Gill-Campbell; Organizer, Domestic Workers United.

7:00pm in the Clark Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.


This event is free and open to the public.

Help Ithaca College Scare Away Childhood Cancer by coming to the Up 'til Dawn Halloween themed Finale Event on October 25, 2009 from 4:00-9:00 PM in Emerson Suites.

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Monday, October 12; “Domestic Workers Organizing At The Intersection Of Crisis And Recovery."  Joycelyn Gill-Campbell; Organizer, Domestic Workers United.

7:00pm in the Clark Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.


This event is free and open to the public.

Susan Allen-Gil (Environmental Studies), Susan Swensen (Biology), and Marian Brown (Assistant to the Provost) hosted a panel at the recent Greening of the Campus Conference in Indianapolis. Their panel, titled SUSTAINABILITY AS AN ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: DEGREE PROGRAMS, invited presenters from seven universities and colleges that currently offer degree programs to share their programs and experiences.

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Parking Services Announcement

Contributed by Laura Durling on 10/08/2009 

Addtional On-line Customer Payment Services Available October 12, 2009

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If you are a student and you need to drive a College-owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must complete a driver safety class.

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If you are a faculty/staff supervisor and your student workers need to drive vehicles owned or leased by the College, please inform them that these classes are being offered.

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Ithaca College Web Policy Updated

Contributed by David Weil on 10/08/2009 

The outdated Campus Wide Information Systems (CWIS) policy which had governed the college's Web presence since the inception of our website a decade or more ago, has been replaced with the new Ithaca College Web Policy.

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Phillips Stevens, associate professor of anthropology at SUNY Buffalo, discusses Iraq, ethics, and the use of anthropology in the U.S. military's Human Terrain System. 

When: Thursday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Textor Hall 103

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow presentation.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce that the illustrated catalogue accompanying the current exhibition Spectacle Spectacular:  Cautionary Tales and Other Stories is now available.  Come to the Gallery and collect yours today!



Make a Difference Day 2009

Contributed by Amber Hammonds on 10/08/2009 

Do you Volunteer Regularly? Great!

Are you a new Volunteer? Here’s a great Chance to Get Started!

Make A Difference Day is a national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors, and everyone can participate!

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Jason Hamilton, faculty manager of the Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee, will be leading a Nature Walk through parts of the South Hill Natural Area this Friday from 11:00 - 12:30. Meet at the Textor Flag Pole to participate!

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Marilyn Dispensa recently co-authored a paper entitled "A Simulation for Teaching the Basic and Clinical Science of Fluid Therapy" recently published in the journal, Advances in Physiology Education.

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Jason Freitag, History, has published Serving Empire, Serving Nation: James Tod and the Rajputs of Rajasthan with Brill Press of the Netherlands.

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Michael Smith, History, has been appointed to the Committee on Sustainability for the American Society for Environmental History.

 David Turkon, associate professor of anthropology, has an article published in the current issue of City and Society, a journal of the American Anthropological Association. The article, Modernity, Tradition and Nuances of Class in Lesotho, examines class factionalism in Lesotho, southern Africa.

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