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The Office of Conference and Event Services will not be able to provide additional audio visual production services through Sunday Nov. 6. due to the upcoming Family Weekend activities and numerous other events already scheduled. All of our student production techs have exhausted their allotment of student employment hours for this time period.

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Bus Trip Reminder -- NYC

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 10/27/2005 

It’s just a month away…the Holiday NYC bus trip! The city will be decorated for the season, and the tree at Rockefeller will be lit the Wednesday before we go.

  • Saturday, December 3, 2005
  • $35/person -- round trip from Ithaca College
  • Payment due: November 18, by 4:00 p.m.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, friends and family
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    Stephen Mosher, Sport Management and Media recently presented at the International Teacher Education and Social Justice Conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

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    Stephen Sweet's article "Integrating Educational Careers in Work and Family: Women's Return to School and Family Life Quality" [co-authored with Phyllis Moen(University of Minnesota)] has been accepted for publication in the journal Community, Work and Family.

    Windham Ski Bus Trip

    Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 10/27/2005 

    Join us for a day trip to the Catskills for skiing and snowboarding! We depart IC at 7:00 am from O-lot and return approximately by 8:00 pm. The cost covers your lift ticket and roundtrip transportation.

  • Saturday, February 25, 2006
  • $67/person – includes round-trip bus and a lift ticket
  • Payment due: February 8, by 4 pm
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family
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    Offered through Culture & Communication in DIIS, taught by Prof. Cyndy Scheibe (psychology faculty member and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp ( ). Especially designed for freshmen and sophomores, no prerequisites.

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    Susan Swensen, Department of Biology
    "Plants in Strange Places: Discovering evolutionary history with molecules and mud"

    Thursdsay, November 3
    4:00 p.m.
    CNS 112

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    The horizons of journalistic writing are expanding in new and exciting ways. Newspapers are opening up more and more to the dynamic style known as literary journalism or creative nonfiction. Professor John Hartsock will discuss the challenges and rewards facing those who would make the leap from hard-news to narrative style.
    DATE: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005
    TIME: 12:10 p.m. to 1:05 p.m.
    PLACE: Park Hall 220

    Bring a brown-bag lunch.
    Part of the "First Tuesdays" series sponsored by the Ithacan.

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    Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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    There will not be any more Cortaca Jug ticket sales on Ithaca College's campus, as the tickets have been sold out.

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    The Hammond Health Center brings you a walk-in flu vaccination clinic this fall (no appointments needed). Flu shots are $15.00. Please pay by check (made payable to Ithaca College), cash, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover card.

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    The United Way Campaign continues to gather momentum with total pledges exceeding 60 percent of out $60,000 campaign goal. It’s not too late to make your pledge commitment in time to be eligible for valuable prizes. Return your pledge card by Friday, October 28, and you will be entered into the prize drawings.

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    On Friday, October 28th, the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic's "No Pressure Blood Pressure" screenings will once again be holding a campus-wide blood pressure screening.

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    Auction for Action

    Contributed by Megan McNamara on 10/26/2005 

    A benefit for the victims of Hurricane Katrina

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    This is a faculty workshop brought to you by Wiley Faculty Network and the Department of Physics at Ithaca College.

  • Saturday, October 29
  • 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • CNS 206 (with break-out sessions in CNS 204, 206, 208)
  • Lunch included
  • Free and open to the public (must register online)
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    Paula Mitchell, Ithaca's Director of Admission, has accepted an offer to become the next Director of the U.S. Office of Higher Education for the Council of International Schools (CIS).

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    The application deadline for studying in Antigua during winter break (January 2-13, 2006) is November 1. Visit for further details and an application.

    Mead Loop, associate professor and chair of the Journalism Department, was elected to a two-year term as vice president of the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s largest journalism organization with 10,000 members. He will be responsible for campus chapter affairs nationwide, and serve on the executive committee in charge of SPJ finances and policies. Loop also is co-chair of the grants committee of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, an $11 million foundation that funds journalism education and professional development for SPJ. Loop serves as the adviser to the Ithaca College chapter of SPJ.

    Journalist Ira Silverman will speak on “The World of Investigative Journalism: Confidential Sources, Cut-outs, Dangles, and the Hunt for the Big Story” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 3 in the Park Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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    Officers receive Kiwanis Award

    Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/26/2005 

    Two Ithaca College Public Safety Employees receive Kiwanis ‘Officer of the Month’ award.

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