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Ithaca College was informed on Thursday afternoon that if contract negotiations between Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) and Local 2300 of the United Auto Workers are not concluded by midnight tonight, Sept. 11, drivers may go on strike and bus service could be halted beginning the morning of Friday, Sept. 12.

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WICB, Ithaca College's student-run FM station, has been recognized at statewide competitions in both the collegiate and small-market levels.

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Editor's note: This public night has been canceled. Stay tuned for the next observatory public night on October 10.

Join us on Friday, September 12, 8:30-10:30 p.m. at the Clinton B. Ford Observatory for the first public night of the fall 2008 semester.

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If you are planning to attend graduate school sometime in your future, then this session is for you!

Many schools will require that you submit a personal statement with your graduate application.

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On Tuesday, September 16, the Office of Career Services is hosting a workshop, "How to Manage the Graduate School Application Process." Join us at 12:10 p.m. in the School of Business, room 206.

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Save the date!

Faculty and staff members, please join us for Career Services' 10th annual Graduate and Professional School Fair on Tuesday, September 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center north foyer and Emerson Suites.

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Robert C. Atchley, Ph.D, is the Gerontology Institute's fall 2008 distinguished speaker. He is distinguished professor of gerontology (emeritus) at Miami University, Ohio. In 2007 he retired as professor and chair of the gerontology department at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.

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Kiersten Timpe '10, an integrated marketing communications (IMC) major at Ithaca College, was awarded the Lee Epstein Scholarship by the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation. The faculty sponsor was professor Scott Hamula, who is also director of the IMC program in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

Kiersten said, "I was really surprised when I found out I received the scholarship. It was a huge honor to be recognized. I'm attending Ithaca's L.A. program in the spring, so I'm excited to explore interactive marketing with an internship."

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Melanie (Powers) Fraites
Biology '01 Alumnus

Thursday, September 18
CNS 112
4:00 p.m.

"The Kind of Doctor Who Can Help People: Protecting Human Health through Toxicology Research at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency"

Refreshments will be served prior to the lecture from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle!

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Department of Theatre Arts faculty member Jeffrey Tangeman was recently elected to serve as the first chair of the Board of Directors of the Independent Theatre Collective, which is based in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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The Office Parking and Traffic Services will be closed on Friday, September 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., so that staff may attend a funeral.

Are you living off campus, in the Garden or Circle Apartments? Not sure if you should have a meal plan?

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The "Surprise Someone" program is an easy and thoughtful way to send anyone a special treat for any occasion!

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Want to Be a Student Justice?

Contributed by Tiffani Ziemann on 09/11/2008 

The Office of Judicial Affairs is now accepting applications for student justices for the 2008-9 academic year.

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Calling All Business Students

Contributed by Matthew Rojas on 09/11/2008 

Are you majoring or interested in business and/or accounting? Do you want a great-paying internship or job?

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Hi! We're the vegetarian community on campus and this is an invite to our fist meeting:

Tuesday, September 16
6:307:30 p.m.
Friends 209

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You are invited to Spirit Night 2012, where the first 400 participants will receive a Class of 2012 Spirit Night T-shirt! Spirit Night 2012 will be held on Sunday, September 14, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites (in the Campus Center).

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AES Open House Today

Contributed by Kate Brown on 09/11/2008 

Academic Enrichment Services invites you to stop by 101 Towers Concourse between 11 am and 1 pm to meet our staff, hear about our services, and learn how we can help you to succeed at Ithaca College. There will be lots of free giveaways!

Workshop Today

Contributed by Kate Brown on 09/11/2008 

"Take note of This" workshop is being offered today at 12:15 pm in Business 202. Learn techniques for getting the most out of your notes, reviewing your notes, and relating your class notes to reading assignments.

Today Is 9/11

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 09/11/2008 

Where were you seven years ago?

How were you affected?

A Day of Remembrance

Thursday, September 11, 2008

12:10 p.m. -- Catholic Mass of Remembrance
5:15 p.m. -- Memorial gathering by the Peace Pole (the island by the Muller Chapel pond)

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