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The "Friends of Bill W" A.A. Meeting (Thursday noon) will be back in its regular location, the Seminar Room of the Campus Center, on Feb 22 for the rest of the semester.

For a list of local meetings:

For more information on AA:

Questions? Contact Priscilla Quirk (4-3136), Community Liaison

You Can Make a World of Difference

Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 02/18/2007 

Ithaca College faculty and staff members are cordially invited to a reception to inaugurate the Faculty/Staff Endowed Scholarship campaign.

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The fifth annual mini-grant gathering, a sustainability education learning community in the making, will be held on Saturday, February 24th, from 9:00AM - 1:00PM at the Commmons House at EcoVillage at Ithaca. This learning activity is a "must" for those interested in submitting a proposal for a summer sustainability curriculum development mini-grant.

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Looking for a night out?

Contributed by Julie Whitten on 02/18/2007 

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2007 for a night of dinner and entertainment provided right on Ithaca College campus.

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The Counseling Center has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.

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Ithaca Mayor Carolyn K. Peterson has announced that the Snow Emergency that was declared for the city on Feb. 13 has officially been cancelled effective at 7:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Residents may resume parking on the designated snow emergency routes. She has asked that Ithaca College distribute the following statement to the campus community:

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Apply to be an Event Planner!

Contributed by Megan McNamara on 02/18/2007 

Positions available immediately!

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Put on your poker face!

Contributed by Scott Erickson on 02/18/2007 

Poker Tournament cosponsored by IC American Marketing Association and Sport Business and Entertainment Club, Saturday, March 3rd, 12:00, in the Campus Center.

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Relay For Life Committee Wants YOU!

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 02/18/2007 

The Relay For Life is a fun 12 hour event that last all night. There are games, prizes, musical events, and more. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Interested in helping plan this event? Send Dan Wald an email at
Register your Team or Join one at:

Students Ending Sexual Assault

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 02/17/2007 

Come to MARS club meeting. A coed group of students working together to end rape and rape culture. We are planning programs this week. Come with ideas!

Every Wednesday. Friends 301. 7pm.

Class Council 2009 & 2010

Contributed by Daniel Wald on 02/17/2007 

A casual club that plans events for the class ranging from capture the flag to ice skating to dances to events on the last day of classes. Lots of fun. Newcomers welcome always!!!

Every Monday. 7pm. Friends 306. Be There!

Beyond the Chords is recruiting musicians to perform this semester on ICTV. Contact Molle at

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Submitted by Tanisha Graves for Cindy Reckdenwald, Director of Compensation and Organizational Design

At this time, we are providing an update on the status of the Compensation Program Review Project.

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This Spring, March 30-April 1, 2007, Ithaca College is hosting the Second Annual Finger Lakes Tap Dance Festival, produced by the Tap Legacy™ Foundation, Inc. Tap dancers and tap dance enthusiasts will be coming to Ithaca from across North America, and six world-renowned guest artists are scheduled for the weekend of events. (For more information about the festival, you can check out

Many great volunteer opportunities are available at the festival for those of you who are looking for a fun and exciting event to help with, some extra volunteer/community service hours, or even great resume builders.

Below is a listing of volunteer jobs. Please let us know which times/events you are most interested in for becoming a Volunteer. Please contact Sarah Hunter at by Wednesday, February 15, 2007 with your volunteering preferences. (Please note that some times may vary slightly as the event

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Calling hours and funeral services have been announced for Cassandra Karpinski ’08, the Ithaca College student who died in London earlier this week.

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Applications are now being taken for the Class of 2006 Scholarship.

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5th Annual Family Carnival

Contributed by Deborah Mohlenhoff on 02/16/2007 

The Fifth Annual Family Carnival will be held on Friday, February 23rd, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm in the Fitness Center.

This year's carnival will benefit the Headstart Playground Project of Tompkins Community Action.

Entrance fees are $4 for adults, $3 for kids and $15 for a family/group of 5 or more.

Food will be sold at rock bottom prices - so plan on eating dinner at the carnival!

Activities include crafts, carnival games, Bobby K entertainment moonbounce, inflatables and giant slide, performances from IC student groups and fun for all!

Campus Wide Electrical Shutdown

Contributed by Lori Ray on 02/16/2007 

There will be a campus wide electrical shutdown on Monday, March 12th from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This shutdown is necessary in order to tie in new high voltage cables at our substation.

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Is all matter in the Universe actually composed of inconceivably tiny filaments of vibrating energy? One of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality, a hunt that in the past century has yielded relativity and quantum mechanics, two theories that radically altered our picture of space, time, gravity, and the fundamental building blocks of matter. The latest theory in that venture is called Superstring Theory - and it seeks to resolve some of the surprising discrepancies between relativity and quantum mechanics.

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“Feel Your Boobies, Save Your Life”—that’s not a message Leigh Hurst expected to be spreading when she graduated from Ithaca College in 1992 with a degree in corporate communications. These days, though, after a high-powered career as a trainer—and a diagnosis of breast cancer at age 33—Hurst will return to her alma mater on Thursday, Feb. 22, to tell young women that detecting breast cancer early is the best way to survive the disease. And the best method of early detection for women under 40 is reflected in the title of Hurst’s talk:

“Feel Your Boobies: Are You Doing It?”
Thursday, February 22
7:30 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium

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