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October 25th, 2005 marks the 9th Annual Etiquette Dinner sponsored by SIE, AMA, and Career Services.

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The October 10 edition of Opportunity Knocks, the Career Services e-newletter is now available for students.

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Contributed for: Cindy Reckdenwald

Have you submitted your nomination for this year’s round of the IC Choice Award program? If not, you still have time as we have extended the deadline date for nominations to Friday, October 14th. To assist you in making a nomination, we have developed a web-based nomination form located at:

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SHOW YOUR PARENTS HOW TALENTED YOU ARE AND HOW YOU SPEND YOUR TIME AT ITHACA COLLEGE! On November 5th from 3-5pm there will be performances by student organizations as well as an opportunity for the non-performance organizations to table.

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Student Driver Safety Classes

Contributed by Kristine Slaght on 10/10/2005 

The last two student driver safety classes for the fall semester will be Thursday, October 20, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday, November 13, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Both classes will be held in the Center for Natural Sciences, Room 112.

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This is to inform you that Edward Twyman has resigned his position as director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) effective October 31, 2005.

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Mathematics alumni publish article

Contributed by David A Brown on 10/08/2005 

Recent Mathematics graduates Chloe Epstein '05 and William Sendewicz '05, along with Assistant Professor David Brown, have had an article accepted for publication in the journal Fractals. The article, "Structure of the Path Lengh Set in Asymmetric Trees," appears in the December 2005 issue and studies the structure of fractal trees.

Um, Like, Ya Know?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/07/2005 

Do you, uh, maybe, want to improve your public speaking skills? Do you aspire to, like, uh, remove annoying fillers like these from your language bad habits? Then join Ithaca College Toastmasters Club.

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Signup for Lunch with the Trustees

Contributed by Nancy Pringle on 10/07/2005 

Just a reminder to request your seat at the luncheon with the trustees to be held on Friday, October 21 at noon. If you are interested, contact the appropriate individual by October 10 to submit your name for consideration, as follows:

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Career Services Asks, "Got Mock?"

Contributed by John Fracchia on 10/07/2005 

Got Mock? Career Services is pleased to bring students Mock Interview Day 2005!

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Ithaca College alum and WIVT Binghamton reporter Kelly McPherson ('05) recalls her experiences reporting in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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Fall Break Indoor Pool Hours

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 10/07/2005 

The indoor pool will be open for recreational swim from 7-8am and 12-1pm both Thursday and Friday of Fall Break. The pool will not be open for recreational swim Saturday and Sunday. Normal pool hours will resume Monday, October 17th. Have a nice fall break.

Retirement Planning and Options

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 10/07/2005 

The Faculty Development Committee invites you to attend a panel on retirement planning and options on Friday, October 21, 2005, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Emerson Suite A. It is aimed at late-career faculty, but is open to all faculty, staff, and administrators.

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The results of the Physical Plant customer satisfaction survey are now available for viewing on the Physical Plant web page at

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New Winter Session Course:

Antigua Program, January 2-13, 2006
Drs. John Confer and Janice Levy

"Documenting Ecosystems through Photography"

Complete details are available at:

Alex Flecker, Cornell University

4:00 p.m., October 20, CNS 112

Meet for coffee and goodies at 3:40 p.m. in the CNS 1st floor lobby.

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The Ithaca College purchasing department and Staples Business Advantage are pleased to co-sponsor a Lunch ‘N Learn seminar featuring Avery name tag products on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 in the Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center.

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Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, begins at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12th, at the start of fall break, and lasts until an hour after sunset on Thursday, the 13th.

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Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

"The Bioregional Basis of Urban Sustainability"

Women's Community Building auditorium
100 West Seneca Street, Ithaca

Jeff Holmes (Psychology) presented research entitled “The Stereotyping Safety Net: How Stereotyping Provides Protection from Anxiety” at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in August in Washington, DC.

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