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Each year the Center for Teacher Education publishes the Partnership in Teaching booklet. The booklet is a registry of Ithaca College "partners," which lists areas of faculty and staff expertise and indicates the type of presentations available to local schools.

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I am pleased to announce to the campus community that President Williams has selected Living Downstream, by the College's Distinguished Visiting Scholar Sandra Steingraber, as our 2004 text for the First Year Reading Initiative.

Living Downstream is an important interdisciplinary contribution to our understanding of the critical relationship between the environment and human health. The choice of this year's book underscores the College's commitment to fostering "an awareness of, appreciation of, and respect for our physical environment" and sharing "the responsibilities of citizenship and service in the global community," as called for in the Institutional Plan.

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Celebrate Student Employment Week

Contributed by Ann Cusmano on 04/06/2004 

The Ithaca College Student Employment Office is preparing its seventh annual celebration of National Student Employment Week. The National Student Employment Association (NSEA) has declared that the second complete week in April each year be set aside to recognize the value of student employees and student employment professionals.

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This Rescheduled Event for April 8 is Canceled

Rescheduled from an earlier date, Maura Stephens presents on Thursday, April 8, a colloquium on the religious right's rise to power in the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.

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A total of 90 Ithaca athletes have been named to the Empire 8 Presidents' List for the fall 2003 semester. In addition, 10 Ithaca teams received Empire 8 Team GPA awards. Both honors herald academic achievement by student-athletes within the conference.

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The Ithacan was named the "Best Weekly College Newspaper in New York State" by the New York Press Association on April 3 at its 2004 spring convention in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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The Ithaca College Jazz Workshop, directed by Walter White, will give a free concert on Thursday, April 8, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. Saxophonist and composer Andy Middleton will be the guest artist.

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The following will be the schedule for this Easter weekend:

Fitness Center
Regular hours end at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9
Closed Saturday, April 10
Regular hours resume at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 11

Indoor Pool
As of Tuesday, April 6, we will be open regular hours posted on the Recreational Sports website. If there are any changes in hours by Friday, April 9, an update will be posted on the pool's website,
Recsports Staff

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Later this week and early next, finalists for the position of dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications will visit campus. If you wish to participate in this process, please join us at the open meetings for all members of the campus community listed below.

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The Tower Club Restaurant is now accepting reservations for the following dates:

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Thank You

Contributed by Roger Casterline on 04/06/2004 

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their cards, phone calls, and words of encouragement while I was recovering from surgery. It's nice to work with such caring people!

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National Alcohol Screening Day is on Thursday, April 8, 2004. Anonymous alcohol screening provides a quick and easy way to get answers about your own drinking.

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Faculty and staff are invited to complete our online Parnassus survey at for a chance to win a portable DVD player!

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Reconstruction, a quartet of boundary-breaking chamber musicians, will give a free guest recital, Bedlam, Back, and Beyond: The Agony and Ecstasy of Love, on Wednesday, April 7. The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the Whalen Center.

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A biology honors symposium will be presented by Seamus Levine-Wilkinson on "Confirmation of Differential Gene Expression in Two Divergent Host Races of the Pea Aphid" on Thursday, April 15.

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Senior Award Nominations Sought

Contributed by Kristina Nance on 04/02/2004 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs invites Ithaca College community members to nominate an outstanding graduating senior for one of four awards to be distributed at the OMA Senior Toast, which will take place Saturday, May 15, 2004, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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CorporateTime will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 4.

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The Natural Areas Stewardship Committee held its first meeting on March 24, 2004.

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Janice Levy, associate professor and chair of the Department of Cinema and Photography, gave an invited presentation March 26 at the national conference of the Society for Photographic Education (SPE).

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IC Change Announces Teach-In

Contributed by Beth Harris on 04/01/2004 

An IC student collective, IC Change, presents a teach-in entitled "One-Term President."

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