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Make a difference during Spring Break, help build a house with Habaitat for Humanity. There are still spots available on the Spring Break trip to Birmingham, AL. The group leaves on Sunday, March 5th and returns on Sunday, May 12th.

The trip costs $140, which includes travel. A discounted rate is available to 21-year old students who are approved Ithaca College drivers.

If you are interested in the trip or have questions about the trip, please contact us at

Physical therapy faculty member Barb Belyea organized a group of seven junior year PT students to help at the New York State Special Olympics Winter Games.

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Wind Energy in New York State

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 02/16/2006 

Community-Owned Wind Projects in New York State

  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 22
  • Room 112, Center for Natural Sciences
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    Don't miss Ithacappella's FREE Block Three concert this Saturday (Feb. 18) in Emerson Suites at 7pm.

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    As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Terry Martinez will present a free session entitled "Social Styles" on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center.

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    Mara Alper's documentary “Forgiveness” was chosen to screen at the Quakers in Criminal Justice annual conference from Feb. 24-26 in Bath, England. The theme of the conference is “Transforming, Accepting, Forgiving.” The participants are Quakers who work within the criminal justice system.

    Alper is an associate professor in the Television-Radio department.

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    Career Services wishes to remind interested students that the spring application deadline for Teach For America is Friday, February 17th, 2006.

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    Edward Linenthal of Indiana University will be speaking on the history of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on February 28, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites A.

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    Career Services is pleased to welcome Ithaca College alum, Mr. Kevin Rettig of MediaVest Worldwide to campus on February 22, 2006.

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    In the NEXT TWO WEEKS you can submit an application to run for office in SGA or in your Class Council!

    Election packets are available in the Student Activities Center (3rd floor of Campus Center) as well as on SGA’s website ( for the following positions*:

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    Paper Clips Rescheduled

    Contributed by Melinda Butler on 02/15/2006 

    On Wednesday, February 22, Paper Clips will be shown in the Handwerker Gallery at 6:30 p.m. Whitwell Middle School in rural Tennessee is the setting for this documentary about an extraordinary experiment in Holocaust education.

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    Barney Beins (Psychology) has been elected to a three-year position on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Psychological Association. He will begin his term in 2007.

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    Linda Buettner, the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute's Distinguished Lecturer for 2006, will present a colloquium for faculty members called “Never Too Old, Sick, or Bad for Research in Aging.” Note that this event is on Friday, February 17, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. As usual, the Center for Faculty Excellence provides beverage and light treats and you are welcome to bring lunch.

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    Stephen Sweet (Sociology) has received a $10,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to identify, develop, and disseminate material that teaches students the ways in which workplace policies and practices impact family lives.

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    Battle of the Brains - Food Trivia

    Contributed by Debra Meeker on 02/15/2006 

    How much do you know about food?
    Dining Services invites you to come show your food knowledge for a chance to win a prize at our Battle of the Brains Event.

    Come have dinner at any of the dining halls this Thursday, Feb. 16.
    The Battle of the Brains Quiz will begin at 5:00 p.m. and a new question will be asked every 15 minutes until 7:00 p.m.
    The first person with the correct answer will win a prize!

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    Health Advisory: Mumps

    Contributed by Karen Eldredge on 02/14/2006 

    We have two cases of mumps on campus, one of them laboratory-confirmed.

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    The position of Student Trustee is becoming available for the 2006-2008 academic years. The position is one of the most important as well as most challenging student leadership roles on campus.

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    Career Services will be holding an information session about the Central New York Communications Consortium.

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    The Ithaca College Family Carnival will take place Friday, February 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center. Proceeds from the carnival will be donated to One-to-One Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ithaca and Tompkins County.

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    Faculty and Staff Bus Passes

    Contributed by Lillian Tavelli on 02/14/2006 

    TCAT has notified Parking and Traffic Services (PTS) that they have discovered the bus passes that Ithaca College faculty and staff have been using were causing a problem in the card readers on the buses. The material that the bus passes were printed on was faulty and the passes were getting stuck in the card readers.

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