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Due to the lack of student staff for spring break, the indoor pool will be closed.

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Student Driver Safety Class

Contributed by Kathryn Totman on 03/07/2007 

If students who are 21 years and older need to drive College-owned or leased vehicles for your department, please have them register for a mandatory driver safety class. A "driver information form" must also be completed.

If you have students who will need to drive during the summer, the last available class will be held on Thursday, March 22.

Students should register by visiting the Office of Risk Management in Job Hall, 3rd floor. For class times and the driver information form, please visit

Wanted: A loving home for a lonely $250 Best Buy Gift card. Roommates with a love of electronics and media a must. Does not have much luggage -- just a small chunk of plastic. Guaranteed to make your home more welcoming and useful. See information below for details.

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The informal education and support group for employees dealing with caregiving issues now meets the third Friday of each month. The group was established by the Gerontology Institute together with the Office of Human Resources.

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 6:30 p.m. on March 8 for a reading on the theme "home" featuring Linda Godfrey of the Department of Writing and a student reader.

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Speaking on this subject will be Andrei Semeniuta, Fulbright recipient and the chairman of the Department of Management at the Gomel Branch of International Institute of Labor and Social Relations of Belarus.

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Win $5,000: CellFlix is Back

Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/07/2007 

The Park School's original student cell-phone film competition is now accepting entries for the second annual CellFlix Festival.

The 2007 CellFlix competition offers TWO $5,000 prizes. Judges consisting of Ithaca College alumni in media professions will blind judge the entries and determine the winner of one $5,000 Judges Prize; the second $5,000 prize is the Texas Instruments Audience Award that will go to the “Fan Favorite” film.

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Ten students will present papers at the upcoming Undergraduate Research Seminar, held at the Rochester Institute of Technology on March 22, 2007.

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$500 C. P. Snow Scholar Award

Contributed by Craig Duncan on 03/07/2007 

Students are invited to apply to the annual C. P. Snow Scholar Award, which recognizes a student who has successfully combined scientific and humanistic studies at Ithaca College.

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Laughter Yoga Rocks

Contributed by Samantha Travis on 03/07/2007 

Do you like to laugh?
Laughing is very, very good for you.

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Please join us in the Handwerker Gallery at 6.30 p.m. on March 8 for a reading on the theme "loose ends" featuring Linda Godfrey of the Department of Writing and a student reader. An open reading will follow, so don't forget to bring something related to "loose ends".

Announcing AVP for Human Resources

Contributed by Carl Sgrecci on 03/06/2007 

I am pleased to be able to inform the campus community that Mark Coldren has accepted the position of associate vice president for human resources at the College.

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Library Server Maintenance

Contributed by Dan Taylor on 03/06/2007 

In order to perform system maintenance and software upgrades, the library server may not be accessible for periods during spring break 2007. We estimate a minimum of 2 days down time -- Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce the Spring 2007 Ithaca Fund Awards. More than 20 applications were received from a variety of departments and programs to support educational opportunities for H&S students; approximately 73% of these proposals were funded in whole or part.

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Math Day for Kids

Contributed by Dani Novak on 03/06/2007 

Math Day at Ithaca College
Time: March 24, 2007
Place: Williams Hall

Ithaca College Math Learning Center, in coordination with local teachers and educators, is offering a Math/Learning Day at Ithaca College.

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The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, in collaboration with Alpine Ascents International, is offering a 13-day mountaineering course this summer, led by professional leaders in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State.

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Organizer? Activist? Feminist? Student? Leader?

Thursday March 8: Hear two of the decade's most influential women writers, Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards, speak about their books, student and grassroots organization, and the place of equality in twenty-first century activism.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the next reading of its Spring 2007 "Thursdays at the Handwerker" series on March 8 at 6:30 p.m.

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The Office of Residential Life in conjunction with the Office of Environmental Health and Safety would like to notify all residential students that the 5-Light Floor Light will no longer will allowed on campus.

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Anyone interseted in conducting research in the biology department MUST attend this information meeting on

Thursday, March 8, 4:00 p.m., CNS Front Foyer.

If your schedule does not permit you to attend this meeting, you must meet with the faculty member individually, and submit a signed application.

Project descriptions and registration forms are available on-line or in the Biology main office, CNS 161:

Summer Projects:

Fall Projects: