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Wellness Clinic Reopens August 26

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 08/21/2009 

The Wellness Clinic will reopen for the semester at 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. If you would like to become a member, go to our website ( and follow the "Join The Clinic" link. Fill out the health history form, which will automatically be e-mailed to us. We will get in touch with you.

Group Exercise classes will begin on Monday, August 31. All classes are included free with membership. If you would like to only participate in group exercise classes, we offer that type of membership as well.

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Whether you are seeking information on possible careers, actively looking for a local opportunity or starting your search for employment after graduation - join us in Emerson Suites!  Job, internship and volunteer opportunities will be shared during our annual fall career fair.  Students from all majors and class years are encouraged to attend this fair.

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"Behind the Scenes", an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Bruce A. North, will be on display August 24 and 25 at Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton. 

For a preview of the artwork go to

Guide Dog Comes to Campus

Contributed by Linda Uhll on 08/21/2009 

Ithaca College will have a new addition to the campus this fall semester -- a resident guide dog.

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Assistant professor Paul R. Geisler and clinical assistant professor Todd Lazenby recently published an article in the Athletic Training Education Journal (summer 2009, volume 4, no. 2), entitled "Clinical Reasoning in Athletic Training Education: Modeling Expert Thinking." The AETJ is a peer-reviewed, online journal for athletic training educators.

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There are many services available on campus to support students with disabilities and faculty members. The following is a list of frequently asked questions.

We hope this information is helpful in providing the best possible service to students.

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Please join us in wishing Bernie Rhoades happiness in retirement and a hearty farewell after 17 years with Information Technology Services at Ithaca College. We would like to invite any and all members of the campus community who have worked with or know Bernie to join us in a celebration on August 21, 2009 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm in the Klingenstein Lounge.

Bernie first served Director of Technical Services in the then Office of Information Technology and then in his current position as Director, Network and Communication Services within Information Technology Services. His retirement is effective August 31, 2009.

Celebrate the start of our SENIOR YEAR at the IC'10 Luau-themed BBQ! 

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Financial Services has been working on revising the online travel authorization form and expense report form. These forms are used by individuals traveling on official College business.

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The Friends 110 Lab is re-opening Friday August 21, 2009 at 8 am and will operate according to the regular lab schedule.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, Dean, Interdisciplinary and International Studies.

Patricia Zimmermann, codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) and professor of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, has just been named the Shaw Foundation Professor, an endowed chair, at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communications at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, the premier school of communications in Asia.

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Fall Swimming Lessons

Contributed by Nate Brisley on 08/20/2009 

The Ithaca College women's swimming and diving team is offering swimming lessons for all ages. There will be two sessions:

  • Session 1: September 8, 9, 10, and 11
  • Session 2: September 14, 15, 16, and 17 

Participants will be taught by a member of the team, either one-on-one or one instructor per two students, in four 45-minute lessons from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. each evening.

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Don Beachler, associate professor in the Department of Politics, has recently had two journal articles published:

"Victory and the Promise of Reform: Labor and the 2008 Election, Working USA"
The Journal of Labor and Society, June 2009

"Arguing about Cambodia: Genocide and Political Interest"
Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Fall 2009

Members of the Park School of Communications will be at an all-school retreat on Friday, August 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The dean's office as well as the Departments of Journalism; Television-Radio; Strategic Communication; and Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts will be closed during this time. They will reopen on Monday morning.

Karen Cleveland, procurement specialist in the purchasing office, recently passed the four required exams administered by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) to obtain her Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) certificate.

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Michael Whelan, an assistant professor of speech communication and legal studies faculty member, has been appointed by the chair of the Florida Public Employees Relations Commission to a two-year term as special magistrate. 

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CSCRE would like to welcome Miranda Cady Hallett as the new Assistant Professor for Latino/Latina studies at Ithaca College for 2009/2010.

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For the fifth straight year, Ithaca College is ranked at number seven among master’s universities in the north region by U.S. News and World Report. And for the second year in a row, Ithaca ranks sixth in that category in the "great schools, great prices" listing, based on offering a quality education at a reasonable cost.

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Register for the Fall Faculty Welcome Workshop, which will be held Saturday, August 29, from 9:00 a.m. through lunch in the Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. The theme is "Getting from Me to Them to Us." The registration deadline is Monday, August 24.

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The ITS Helpdesk will be open on Sunday, August 23, from noon to 5:00 p.m. We'll have a full-time staff member on duty as well as new Helpdesk students "learning the ropes." If you are in need of technology assistance that day, please feel free to call us at 274-3282 or stop by Muller Center 102.

For help with Apogee ResNet problems, please call 1-877-478-8893.

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