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The Professor Poems, by Katharyn Howd Machan of the writing department, was published in February by the Main Street Rag Publishing Company of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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With the 2008 Job & Internship Fair tomorrow, this edition of Opportunity Knocks is loaded with jobs, internships and summer positions. Lots of late registrants with great opportunities!

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Ithaca College announced today that Greg Woodward has been named dean of its founding school, the School of Music. A member of the music faculty since 1984, Woodward has served since 2003 as dean of Ithaca College's Division of Graduate and Professional Studies.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will feature an award-winning documentary on Robert Eads -- a female-to-male transsexual and self-described "hillbilly" who developed ovarian cancer -- on Thursday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 102. Held in conjunction with National LGBT Health Awareness Week, the screening of Southern Comfort is free and open to the public.

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The Ithaca College Adoption Support Group will meet Thursday, April 3, 12:10-1:00 p.m. in Friends 201.

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Last Student Driver Safety Class

Contributed by Kathryn Totman on 03/31/2008 

One more mandatory student driver safety class will be held Sunday, April 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Textor 102.

Students who need to drive during summer 2008 MUST take this class if they have not already done so.

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IC After Dark Rush Night

Contributed by Lindsey Stafford on 03/31/2008 

Interested in becoming a part of one of the leading campus clubs? Well, look no further.

IC After Dark executive board applications for fall 2008 will be available March 31.

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2008 Fashion/Talent Show!

Contributed by Cornell Woodson on 03/31/2008 

This Friday be sure to see the 2008 Fashion Show: Capture the Dream! Presented by Kuumba Repertory Theatre and featuring Ithaca College's very own models, dancers, and entertainment, the show promises to be a spectacular event! Admission is FREE!

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Senior Card Sale Ends Today!

Contributed by Tiffany Casale on 03/30/2008 

Monday, March 31, will be the LAST DAY to purchase your senior card.

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On Thursday, April 3, at 4:00 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences, room 112, join B. Paige Lawrence, associate professor of environmental medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, to explore the topic, "Do Pollutants Make You More Susceptible to the Flu?"

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The Unity Project Sign-Up!

Contributed by Genevieve Labe on 03/30/2008 

Please join the Unity Council in celebration of the diverse community at Ithaca College. This celebration will focus on the construction and display of a large art installation representing the various forms of diversity that exists on our campus.

Sign up in the North Foyer on April 2 and 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.!

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Come work for ITS in the Fall!

Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 03/30/2008 

Want an interesting job that looks great on your resume? Want to work in a place where you learn new things every day? Now is the time to apply to Information Technology Services (ITS).

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On Friday, April 25, the campus and community will unite for a Legacy of Service celebration in honor of the years of service that President Peggy R. Williams has given not only to the Ithaca College community, but to our neighbors and community at large.

On her inauguration day, we participated in the first Day of Service which, as campus volunteerism grew, evolved into the Celebration of Service. On Friday, April 25, we will once again come together through service to celebrate and honor President Williams on the occasion of her retirement.

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The Department of Writing and the School of Humanities and Sciences are pleased to welcome acclaimed essayist and critic Vivian Gornick as part of this semester's Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her work on Tuesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Beeler Hall (room 3104) in the Whalen Center for Music. The reading is free and open to the public.

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David Turkon of the anthropology department presented a paper on his work among Sudanese "Lost Boys" refugees in Syracuse at the annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 26.

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On Tuesday, April 1, at noon, the Partnerships in Sustainability Education program continues to offer support for faculty who are interested in infusing sustainability-related content into their courses.

The "Sustainability Brown Bag" series is held on the first Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Gerontology Institute conference room, fourth floor of the Center for Health Sciences.

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Tuesday, April 2
12:10 p.m. in CNS 204

Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Donations welcome. Please remember to bring your own cup. Reduce/reuse/recycle for a sustainable campus.

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Celebrate LGBT Awareness Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/28/2008 

April is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Awareness Month.

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Ithaca College's chapter of STAND, the national student anti-genocide coalition -- in conjunction with Cornell University’s anti-genocide group, STARS -- will host "Dream for Darfur: A Two-Day Academic Symposium on the World's Darkest Olympics" on Saturday, April 5, and Monday, April 7.

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Presents for Peggy

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 03/28/2008 

In lieu of traditional retirement gifts, the Presents for Peggy program will allow Ithaca College students, faculty, staff, and alumni to fulfill the wishes of local nonprofit organizations in honor of President Williams.

The gifts will provide necessary resources to help better the Ithaca community as a whole. The gifts will be presented at the 3:00 p.m. Celebration on the Campus Center Quad on Friday, April 25, 2008, where representatives from the non-profit organizations will be present. Wish lists may be found at Please fill out the form to participate.

Many of the items on the wish lists can be gathered through small donation drives or by collected small monetary donations from organization members. We hope that your office or department considers taking advantage of this exciting opportunity.

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