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Biology: Tutors & Club Information

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/17/2005 

If you would like to join the Ithaca College Biology Club mailing list, please send an e-mail to By joining, you will receive updates on the biology club, notices about meetings, and we will send you information on great opportunities that may come our way!

Also, at this point if you are interested in a biology tutor, or in being a biology tutor please e-mail the club at the address above.

Look for the Biology Club at the Campus Center this week for our annual plant sale! October 19-21 Want to sign up and help? E-Mail Your help would be greatly appreciated!

Cortaca Jug ticket sales will begin on Oct. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Retirement Planning and Options

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 10/17/2005 

The Ithaca College faculty development committee presents a late-career faculty development panel, Friday, October 21, 2005, Emerson Suite A, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is open to faculty and staff in the Ithaca College community. Feel free to come for all or part of the panel.

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Intramural XBox Tournaments

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 10/17/2005 

The office of recreational sports is hosting two XBox Tournaments on Thursday, October 27th in the Fitness Center. The entry deadline is this Friday, October 21st.

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Distinguished Visiting Writers

Contributed by Ann Cusmano on 10/15/2005 

For the School of Humanities and Sciences, the Department of Writing
offers two readings by this fall's Distinguished Visiting Writers.

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Compassionate Care Policy

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 10/14/2005 

Contributed for: Martha A. Turnbull, Director of Human Resources
Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

The Office of Human Resources, vice-presidents, and supervisors have worked together on a number of occasions to provide special consideration and assistance to an employee who has been impacted by serious personal or family medical problems or other emergencies.

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Family Weekend 2005

Contributed by Brian McAree on 10/14/2005 

The 2005 Family Weekend will be held November 4 - 6. A full listing of events for the weekend is available on line at

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Flu vaccination clinic dates have been scheduled at the Hammond Health Center!

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Weigh To Go!

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 10/13/2005 

Tired of carrying around those extra pounds you hoped you'd shed over summer? Never fear! Weight Watchers at Work is coming to the rescue! Our new session will be starting on November 1st (note correction from last notice), and we need YOU to make it successful!

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The year-long film series Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen: The Many Meanings of Family continues on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103, with a screening of In My Shoes: Stories of Youth with LGBT Parents. This will be the Ithaca area premier of this just released youth-produced documentary film by and about children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents.

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In response to the Student Government Resolution passed on February 22, 2005 addressing Ithaca College's commitment to sustainability, the default output mode for all orders placed with the Duplicating Center will be double-sided copies. Single-sided copies will be provided if specifically requested when ordering.

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Ithaca College School of Music faculty clarinetist Richard Faria will present a free recital on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Pianist Xak Bjerken and percussionist Rob Bridge will collaborate.

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Bear Sighting on Campus

Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/13/2005 

At about 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, an unidentified person reported sighting a black bear in the parking lot of Public Safety. Officers responded and located the animal near the Physical Plant Compost site. The officers monitored the bear until it left the campus westerly toward route 96B.

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Living with AIDS Panel

Contributed by Erica Weiss on 10/13/2005 

Come hear about the unique experiences of four individuals living with AIDS. This event begins at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 17th, 2005 in Clark Lounge in the Campus Center, and is free and open to the public.

Classes welcome!

Cortaca Jug Ticket Sales

Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 10/13/2005 

Cortaca Jug ticket sales will begin on Oct. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/13/2005 

The third annual observance of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is October 15, 2005. NLAAD is a day of awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Latina/o communities, and a time to renew commitment to ending the spread of HIV and ensuring quality of life to those living with HIV. For resources and information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services, or visit

The Ithaca College chapter of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) is pleased
to invite community members to the first of several scheduled prejudice reduction workshops.
The program will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2005 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Williams 219.

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Paper and Envelope Purchases

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 10/13/2005 

General Administrative Services and Purchasing reminds departments that all plain (non-printed) white and colored multi-use copy/printer paper and plain (non-printed) white, brown kraft, and Tyvek mailing envelopes must be ordered and purchased from Staples via their online office supplies ordering system ( for next-day desk-top delivery. Staples is the only authorized supplier for plain paper and envelope purchases at IC.

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Staples Office Supplies Seminar

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 10/13/2005 

The Ithaca College Purchasing Department and Staples Business Advantage are pleased to co-sponsor a Lunch N Learn seminar featuring Avery name tag products on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center.

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