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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series will host a double feature on Thursday, September 3, in Textor 101. Two films will be screened: Sex and the Sandinistas at 7:00 p.m. and Gay Cuba at 7:30 p.m.

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Do you ever wish you had more confidence? Are there times when you feel stressed about talking to large groups? Have you ever wanted help preparing for a speech?  

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H1N1 influenza continues to cause illness -- generally mild -- locally and throughout the world.

Its persistence is cause for concern, but not alarm. The latest public health information is available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

CDC: 2009 H1N1 Flu Situation Update
CDC: H1N1 Flu Resources for Child Care Programs, Schools, Colleges, and Universities

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The Student Government Association is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join the 2009-2010 Budget Committee. The Budget Committee is responsible for allocating funds to all student organizations, and serves as a great way to meet new people and become an integral part in the campus community.

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Many of you are receiving time cards for your student employees who hold one or more jobs on campus that show hours worked for another department.

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If you haven't had time to pick up your packages at Phillips Hall and the Mail Center or found the line daunting, stop by to pick up your packages from 10:30 am until 4:45 pm on Saturday, 8/29.

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Welcome to OTL online time reporting!

On August 17th Ithaca College went to a paperless time card entry system! No more triplicate time card forms.

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Maximize your dining experience by avoiding lines - use these tips when trying to navigate your dining experience:

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Intramural Leagues Are Forming!

Contributed by Scott Flickinger on 08/27/2009 

Sign up today for some great upcoming sports!

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Steven L Youngentob
SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Fetal Ethanol Experience and Chemosensory Plasticity:  Its Contribution to Adolescent Alcohol Abuse"

Thursday, September 3
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

A reception will take place before the lecture, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby. Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

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If you have students or student workers who will need to drive College-owned and/or leased/rented vehicles, let them know that they are required to take a free, two-hour driver safety class that the College's insurance company will conduct on campus.

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Ithaca College announces the creation of the Department of Environmental Studies and Science, which will house its degree programs in environmental studies and environmental science. The designation of the new academic department acknowledges the importance of these majors in the priorities of the College and the role they will play in the future of the School of Humanities and Sciences, within which the department is located.

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Ithaca College's Student Government Association will hold an informational meeting in Taughannock Falls Meeting Room next Wednesday, September 2nd at 7pm. Students who are interested in getting involved with the SGA this year can come to meet current SGA senators and executive board members.  

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Students who need to drive College-owned and leased/rented vehicles are required to take a free, two-hour driver safety class, which will be conducted on campus by the College’s insurance company on the dates listed below for the fall semester.

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Hillel Orientation Weekend

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 08/27/2009 

Friday, August 28 thru Sunday, August 30th

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Welcome Back BBQ!!!

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Hillel's First Shabbat

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 08/27/2009 

Friday, August 28th, Muller Chapel

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz, National Book Award finalist in fiction Charles Baxter, and acclaimed essayist Jo Ann Beard as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. They will be reading at 7:30 p.m. on September 15, October 6, and October 28, respectively. The readings are free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, September 8th
Either 12:10 p.m. or 7 pm  (only attend one)
112 CNS
Students already registered with the Committee do NOT need to attend.

Students interested in the following health professions should attend:

  • Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine (MD’s and DO’s)
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry

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"ITHACA IS GORGES": Gorge Safety

Contributed by Terri Stewart on 08/26/2009 

No surprise, Ithaca is well known for its gorges - a main attraction and must see.  Perhaps less known is the potential for danger and the fact that it is illegal to swim in the gorges of Ithaca. 

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