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Raj Subramaniam, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented two papers, entitled "Pedagogical Practices in Physical Education" and "Research in Physical Education," at University Technology MARA.

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Contributed by Shelley Semmler on 07/23/2007 

Any chance you’ll be in Baltimore August 11? If so, please join a contingent of IC alumni, parents, and friends for an afternoon of fun, food, and America’s favorite pastime.

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This is just a reminder that July 30th is the due date for Technology Renewal Fall 07 questionnaires. If you have already completed your questionnaire, thank you!

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Ithaca College’s loss will be Berkeley’s gain, as Dianne Lynch has accepted a formal offer from the Regents of the University of California to become dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She will continue in her current role as dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications through the fall semester; associate dean and professor of strategic communication Diane Gayeski will serve as interim dean for the spring semester. This will give the college the opportunity to conduct a search for Dean Lynch’s successor while ensuring a smooth transition to new leadership.

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In order to create the greatest opportunity for the Ithaca College community to utilize the Clark, Klingenstein, and McDonald Lounges, the following policy statement has been developed and approved for implementation for the Fall 2007 semester.

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Emerson Suites Reservation Policies

Contributed by David Prunty on 07/20/2007 

In order to facilitate the greatest availability of the Emerson Suites for the campus community, the following policy statement has been created and approved to begin for the fall 2007 semester.

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ITS will be upgrading the Oracle Calendar (formerly CorporateTime) server on Tuesday, August 7, after business hours.

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Dear IC Colleagues,

Since my announcement of last week, I have received many kind notes from you and enjoyed conversations in the hallways and walkways on campus. I wish I could follow up with each of you on a personal note, but that seems impossible right now. Please know how much I appreciate your kind words and good wishes, and how I look forward to our work together this coming year. Thank you.

Peggy Williams

Paving in O Lot

Contributed by Lillian Tavelli on 07/19/2007 

Paving will begin in O lot (by the Roy H. Park School of Communications building) on Monday, July 23, and should be completed by Friday, August 3, weather permitting.

Please park in S lot (east of O lot) while the paving is in progress. Thank you.

Please join the staff in the Office of Admission to wish Vivia Hill-Silcott and Cheryl Horihan well as they depart Ithaca College at the end of July.

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Balance Your Life July Newsletter

Contributed by Pat O'Rear on 07/18/2007 

Learn more about Depression In The Work Place.

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The Office of the Campus Center is excited to announce a number of changes to the Campus Center meeting rooms.

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Ten days ago I met with President Williams in Philadelphia and learned that she will be retiring as the President of Ithaca College at the end of the 2007-8 academic year. Although saddened to think of Ithaca without her at the helm, I am thankful for her leadership and appreciate all that she has given Ithaca College and our community.

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Many slots still available for walk-in, after 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 18. Please help us meet our goal of 45 units. That means that we need 45 people to donate blood. Please help me fill all the slots. The wait time will not be the same as during the school year.

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Temporary Electrical Shut Down

Contributed by Lori Ray on 07/17/2007 

On Friday, July 27, there will be an electrical shutdown effecting all Garden Apartments and Boothroyd buildings only.

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Aetna Lunch and Learn Session

Contributed by Natalia Pelttari on 07/17/2007 

Our faculty and staff are invited to a brown bag Aetna Lunch and Learn session. This session will take place on Tuesday, July 24 in the HR Conference Room in the Administration Annex at noon. This is a great opportunity to get a deeper understanding of how your Aetna coverage works.

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Colleges Against Cancer - Listserv

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 07/16/2007 

Colleges Against Cancer hopes everyone is having a great summer. Filled with sun and sunscreen (reapply, no sunscreen is waterproof!!)

Remember there is no such thing as a safe tan or base line tan. The best way to lower your risk of skin cancer is staying out of direct sunlight as much as possible.

Colleges Against Cancer is a American Cancer Society recognized club. CAC brings awareness and education to campuses nationwide through programs, ads, Relay for Life, and more.

Interested? Email

Paving Project

Contributed by Lori Ray on 07/16/2007 

As you may have noticed, paving equipment has started to appear on campus, marking the beginning of the summer paving projects.

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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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The Coddington Road entrance to the college will be closed on Wednesday, July 18 to perform required work on the relocation of underground electrical wiring.

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