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Yankees -- 27 August

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

Mark your calendars! The bus trip committee has purchased tickets for the Kansas City game at Yankee Stadium (game time 1:05 pm). We will have a bus departing IC that Saturday morning. More details to follow (ie. price, time, etc.).

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Darien Lake Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

From roller coasters to giant water slides, enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State’s premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake.

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Please join the Office of Multicultural Affairs staff on June 27 in saying farewell to Kristina Nance, student development/CSTEP coordinator.

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The second annual Department of Sport Management & Media Hole-in-One Golf Tournament held at Hillendale Golf Course on April 23, was a huge success! A total of 55 students, parents, alumni, and faculty participated in the event.

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Course Design Discussions

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 06/14/2005 

Weekly one-hour discussions are scheduled through July as followup from the week of workshops on course design that took place in May. All are welcome to the discussions, to one or more, and independent of having attended the workshops. The next is Thursday June 23, 9:30-10:30 am, in CHS 200.

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Thanks from IC Hope

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 06/14/2005 

IC Hope, our campus Relay for Life team, would like to thank the campus community for your most generous support during our fundraising efforts at the Staff Picnic.

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Luke Keller, assistant professor of physics, has received funding as a coinvestigator through NASA's Astrobiology Science and Technology Instrument Development program. He and a team of scientists from NASA, the University of Texas at Austin, and Cornell University will upgrade a new camera system to be flown on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).

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After over 35 years of dedicated service to Ithaca College, Bill Miller, master techician-painter in the physical plant department, has retired. Bill started working at Ithaca College in December of 1969 as a painter and, through hard work, moved up the ranks into the master technician position in 2002.

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René Borgella's Publication

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 06/14/2005 

René Borgella, Jr. and Thomas A. Gavin. "Avian Community Dynamics in a Fragmented Tropical Landscape". 2005. Ecological Applications 15(3):1062-1073.

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Congratulations to Lynn Tordella, the recipient of the 2005-2006 JJ Staff Scholar Award.

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The Burmese Community of Ithaca -- which includes Han Lin and Aung Lin of IC's Physical Plant, May Lin '05, Thuya Lin '07, Tayza Yeelin '08, and their family -- cordially invites everyone from Ithaca College to join them for a party. We will be celebrating the 60th birthday (June 19) of Aung San Suu Kyi, the democratically elected leader of Burma who is being held under house arrest by Burma's ruling military regime.

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Day of Learning

Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 06/12/2005 

The Day of Learning is this Thursday, June 16. The schedule is now online for your viewing pleasure: Program Schedule. Remember, some workshops have limited class sizes and require a reservation. For programs in which you would like to guarantee a spot, please call me or Mary Tomaselli at 4-3083 or e-mail

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Six Flags Darien Lake

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/11/2005 

Enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State's premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake. From roller coasters to giant water slides, it's a day filled with fun and excitement!

  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family.
  • Saturday, July 30, 2005
  • $32 per person (includes bus fare and park admission). Payment due: July 1, by 4:00 pm.

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It is with a great deal of sadness that I inform the campus community of the death of Phil Tavelli '70, a longtime employee and friend of the College.

(The full obituary including funeral arrangements, as printed by the Ithaca Journal, is below.)

We are grateful for Phil's years of service and support, and I know the entire College community joins with me in extending our deepest condolences to Phil's wife, Holly; children Jason and Sarah; family; and friends.

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President Peggy R. Williams invites all Ithaca College employees to our traditional summer ice cream social on Thursday, July 21. from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center quad. (Rain location: IC Square)

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Faculty Council Elections

Contributed by Peggy Termina on 06/10/2005 

We are pleased to announce that Gossa Tsegaye (, 274-1952) has been selected as the new chairperson.

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Attendance Policy Change

Contributed by Esther Radoja on 06/10/2005 

Note from Provost Peter Bardaglio:
Change in student attendance policy regarding "designated holidays"

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The Office of First Year Programs and Orientation cordially invites faculty and staff to attend the Summer Orientation 2005 parent wine and cheese receptions.

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Kathie Owens of the Bursar's Office was re-elected as secretary of NYSOBBA, the state organization for bursars and business administrators, at their 28th annual conference June 5-8. A long time member of NYSOBBA, Kathie also maintains the organization's newsletter and was instrumental in designing and assisting with this year's conference.

Many of you are currently making arrangements for staffing for fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student workers back early to support opening operations. I have listed below the guidelines our office uses when processing early arrival requests. Please review them as you begin to plan.

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