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2,600 IC students were randomly selected to complete the on-line National College Health Assessment Survey.

If you received an e-mail with the heading "Reminder - Health Promotion Survey" from NCHA-WEB, we encourage you to complete the survey which takes about 15 minutes. You might win the grand prize of $100, or 2nd prize - a $50 gift certificate to Wegmans; or you might be one of 50 students to win Smoothie Coupons for the Grand Central Cafe.

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Anthropologist Joel Savishinsky, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Social Sciences and Gerontology Institute Fellow, recently published an article, "The Quest for Legacy in Later Life," in the Journal of Intergenerational Relations, volume 4, number 4. In the essay, Professor Savishinsky explores how older people from American and other cultures try to construct meaningful legacies for younger generations in their later years.

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IC Kicks Back

Contributed by Brian McAree on 04/25/2007 

We would like to invite faculty and staff to join our students at an event that is in its third year and has become an enjoyable tradition at Ithaca College – IC Kicks Back.

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If you have made a gift to the Senior Class Gift Campaign, we invite you to come to our table in the Campus Center Lobby during the next two weeks and vote on which space in the A&E center you would like to name with our gift.

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Charles D. Ciccone '75 and Kyle Willets '06 were recently selected to receive national awards by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to be presented at the Annual Conference, June 29 in Denver. Ciccone was one of 12 physical therapists selected to be named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA, and Willets was one of 10 students selected to receive the Mary MacMillan Scholarship award.

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Assistant professor of anthropology David Turkon has been named a fellow by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA).

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The Bookstore is pleased to announce a special clearance sale of trade books. Huge selections of books are on sale with stickers for 50 % off the retail price. Subjects from Art to Sports are available.

Come into the Bookstore and visit our trade book area to make your selections and save money. Also, visit our bargain book table where we have books as low as $2.00. Don’t forget to ask about the Bookstore book club.

Postage rates are changing on Domestic and International Mail and the shape, size and dimensions will greatly impact the price for the mail piece.
Ithaca College Mail Services will hold a presentation on this topic on Wednesday May 2nd from 2PM until 3:30PM in Textor 101. Attendance will be HIGHLY beneficial for those responsible for designing or mailing articles in your department.
Gone will be the days when a 2 ounce letter was the same price as a 2 ounce flat or a 2 ounce package. “Shape Matters”!

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the 2007 Senior Toast Awards. All staff, faculty, and students of Ithaca College are encouraged to nominate deserving ALANA, LGBT and HEOP graduating seniors.

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Come join the Ithaca city community in a celebration of Asian and Asian American culture not just once, but twice!

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Please join Asma Barlas, Sean Eversley-Bradwell, Alan Eladio Gómez, and Winsome Wade-Compton, on Friday April 27th from 4:00-6:00 pm for our End-of-Year Open House at the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CHS 101). Refreshments will be served!


Contributed by Deydra Bordoy on 04/24/2007 

"A Westbank Story" recently won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Come for a free screening of this funny, 20 minute short.

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The new issue of Opportunity Knocks is hot off the virtual press and ready to help you wind down your semester.

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TRANSform Your Music into Cloud-Rainforest conservation efforts!
Monday April 30th in Emerson Suites

The alternative transportation group on campus, TRANSform, will be holding a benefit concert to raise funds for cloud-rainforest conservation.

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Ithaca, NY—Come join the Ithaca city community in a celebration of Asian and Asian American culture not just once, but twice!

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On Wed. April 25, from 7:00-9:00PM, the student teams in Michael Smith's Environmental History class will present their local environmental history research projects at the History Center in Ithaca.

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On Wednesday, April 25th at 3:00pm, Dr. Beth Ellen Clark Joseph from the physics department and Dr. John Confer from the biology department will speak about the plans to bring wind power to Ithaca College. This presentation - the final Sustainability Café for the Spring semester - will be held in Room 204 in the Center for Natural Sciences. This event is free and open to the public.

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On Thursday, April 26, the Yaardvarks will perform at the Handwerker Gallery. The Yaardvarks, a quirky folky semi-acoustic trio featuring Tom Farrell, John Simon and Ken Zeserson, specialize in heartfelt rock and roll with three-part vocal arrangements of tunes by the likes of Elvis Costello, Talking Heads, Joni Mitchell and their predecessors such as the Beatles, Bob Dylan and Neil Young.

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Voices from Iraq

Contributed by Beth Harris on 04/24/2007 

"Voices from Iraq," a dramatic reading of letters from U.S. soldiers and Iraqi citizens, will be presented Monday, April 30th, 7 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge. The presentation is produced by IC students Kim Miner, Mary Murphy, and Caitlin Hayes.

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Margaret Arnold, therapeutic recreation and leisure studies, and Margaret Nowicki, management, presented a seminar entitled, "What? I'm Now the HR Director Too?" at the New York State Recreation and Park Society's annual conference in Buffalo.

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