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Rhythm 'n Shoes (the Ithaca College Tap Dance Club), in collaboration with the Tap Legacy™ Foundation, Inc. (co-founded by tap dancers Gregory Hines and Andrew J. Nemr) will be presenting the The First Annual Finger
Lakes Tap Dance Festival in Ithaca, NY, March 31-April 2, 2006.

On Sunday, October 30, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. in the Ithaca College Fitness Center, we are presenting our pre-festival event, "Meet the Artists," featuring two of the guest tap dance artists for the festival: Michelle Dorrance and Andrew J. Nemr. Michelle and Andrew have been mentored by and worked with people such as, Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Dr. Jimmy Slyde, and Dianne Walker.

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The induction of 60 new members into the national award-winning Ithaca College chapter of Sigma Iota Epsilon, the National Management Honorary, will occur on Friday, October 28 at 4:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites. The entire campus community is invited to come and help us recognize the students' and the organization's accomplishments.

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Ithaca College’s resident brass quintet will present a free concert on Wednesday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. The program includes music “On the Lighter Side” by Holst, Gaubert, and Bernstein.

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Offering an alternative to the traditional master class teaching method, William Westney will bring his “Un-Master Class” to the Ithaca College School of Music at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25. The free workshop will take place in Whalen Center Room 3102. Musicians of any level are invited to attend, and non-musicians are also welcome. Westney’s approach is designed to focus performers’ energy on communicating authentically with the audience, reconnect participants with their exuberant, natural physical intuition about music, and assist performers to reach new, significant levels of artistry.

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Platanos and Collard Greens

Contributed by Marsha Vazquez on 10/20/2005 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs presents the play Platanos and Collard Greens.

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Bunn Coffee Maker Recall

Contributed by Michael Lewis on 10/20/2005 

Due to a potential defect that could be a possible fire hazard, several models of Bunn coffee makers have been recalled. There are many on-campus locations with Bunn coffee makers.

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SAB Music presents Tim Blane

Contributed by Karen English on 10/19/2005 

Need a break from studying for a bit? Come to the pub and enjoy a couple hours of musical entertainment Wednesday night.

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Help Protect Student Aid!

Contributed by Michael McGreevey on 10/19/2005 

As Congress attempts to finish its work on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, your voice of support for student aid could make a difference. At present, Congress plans to balance the federal budget and pay for hurricane relief by cutting BILLIONS of dollars from student loan programs. These cuts could lead to higher student loan interest rates and fees. Your input is invaluable.

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Are you undecided as to which major you want to declare?

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Donate Your Vacation Time

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 10/19/2005 

Ithaca College has set up a program through which employees can donate vacation time to the Strive to Give Five Campaign. To download the Vacation Donation Request Form, please visit:
http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/benefits/forms/community/

The Strive to Give Five Campaign wraps up on November 7th, so don't delay!

Save the date! November 7th, 7pm, Emerson Suites - Making Music Matter.

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Major Decisions

Contributed by Jodi Cohen on 10/19/2005 

Two student panel discussions offer students' perspectives on academic majors across the campus. Exploratory students and all students considering majors and minors should attend.

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As a part of Ithaca College's Alcohol Awareness Week and its "Be Wiser" campaign, Mark Destefano brings his "Wise Words from a Wise Guy" lecture on Monday, October 24.

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Musicians helping Musicians

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 10/19/2005 

Join several IC professors, IC alums, and community musicians for a special Jazz Benefit Concert targeted at helping musicians affected by the hurricane.

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Wanda Dann publication

Contributed by Patricia Woodworth on 10/19/2005 

The computer science department is pleased to announce the publication of Learning to Program with Alice, authored by Wanda Dann, Stephen Cooper, and Randy Pausch. Dr. Dann is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Ithaca College. The textbook and software, Alice, are designed for use in introductory programming courses.

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Ithaca College-Antigua Program

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 10/19/2005 

You can study in the Caribbean on the island of Antigua during Winter Break (January 2-13), Spring Break (March 4-11), or May Term (May 15-26). The College continues this successful program with the following courses:

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Professor David Hangauer of the State University of New York at Buffalo will present a seminar entitled "The Rational Design and Testing of Protein Kinase Inhibitors: The Birth of Kinex Pharmaceuticals" at 4:30 p.m., October 25, in CNS 333.

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Oxford Round Table

Contributed by Tina Bennett on 10/19/2005 

Frank W. Musgrave, Economics, was one of forty-four participants from

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CPR/AED Class Schedule

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/19/2005 

The following adult CPR/AED classes are available through the AED Committee and will be held in Hill 53. The class training schedule is also located on the AED website www.ithaca.edu/aed.


Sunday, October 23rd, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 13th, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th, Noon to 5:00 p.m.

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Flu Vaccination Clinic Dates at Hammond Health Center are as follows:

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