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College Relay for Life Committee Chair Applications are now available through the Peer Volunteer Corps.

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Sullivan Campaign of 1779 Workshop

Contributed by Jack Rossen on 09/27/2005 

Ithaca College is hosting the first annual "Where Sullivan-Clinton Meets Iroquoia" workshop and conference. On Oct. 9th from noon to 4:00 p.m. in Textor 103, there will be an afternoon of panels, presentations, and discussions geared to local school teachers, historians, Native American scholars, and interested citizens to learn more about what many consider New York's seminal historic event -- the destruction of 43 Native American settlements by the Continental Army in 1779.

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On October 5, 2005, Career Services welcomes the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to campus.

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Jason Hamilton and Susan Swensen, Poster Presentation, “OneBuilding at a Time: IthacaCollege’s ‘CNS Sustainability Group’”. Ball State University. Muncie, IN. September 2005.

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The Ithaca College Natural Lands Committee has established its meeting schedule for the fall semester.

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The September 26 edition of Opportunity Knocks, the Career Services e-newletter is now available for students.

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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/26/2005 

Informational session with a representative from the NY Chiropractic College

October 6, 12-1:00 pm, CNS 163:

All students interested in learning more about chiropractic medicine or complementary & alternative medicine should attend.


John Confer (Bio.), Mark Hager (Env. Studies) and Jen Cramer (Env. Studies) described results of studies on Golden-winged Warblers in Sterling Forest State Park.

The paper was given by Hager at the Annual Meeting of the NYS Ornithogical Association held in Albany, NY on 24 Sep. Results document the competitive effect of Blue-winged Warblers on Golden-winged Warblers and avoidance of non-native vegetation as nest sites.

Natural Lands Update

Contributed by Mark Darling on 09/26/2005 

The Natural Area Stewardship Committee has reconvened this year as the Natural Lands Committee, co-chaired by Jason Hamilton (Department of Biology) and Rick Couture (Physical Plant).

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The InterFaith Council, which is a committee of the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life at Ithaca College, is seeking an undergraduate student intern for its InterFaith initiatives. This 10-hour per week paid internship will provide the student with opportunities to learn about InterFaith's work at Ithaca College as well as provide intensive student leadership training and opportunities. Supervision is provided by the InterFaith Council chair.

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Students interested in research during Spring 2006 MUST attend the

MANDATORY "Meet the Professors" meeting
Thursday, Oct 6
4:00 pm
CNS Front Foyer

Pizza provided.

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Violinist Susan Waterbury will perform with pianist Charis Dimaras in a faculty recital at Ithaca College on Sunday, October 2. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the performance will highlight connections between current anti-Iraq-war sentiment and the music of Shostakovich and Bloch.

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First Year Cabaret Auditions

Contributed by Elizabeth Mayer on 09/25/2005 

Fantastic Opportunity for First Year Students

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AIDS Working Group

Contributed by Erica Weiss on 09/24/2005 

Here's an excellent community service opportunity -- help us plant 2,000 daffodils!

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The Student Activities Center, in 311 Egbert Hall, is an open workspace in which student organizations may conduct business, meet, and network with other students. All registered student organizations are encouraged to take advantage of the supplies and opportunities available in the Student Activities Center. Several organizations have office space in 311 Egbert, and there are currently two cubicle-size workspaces available for the 2005-06 and 2006-07 academic years.

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Joseph Neisser of Grinnell College, Department of Philosophy, will give a lecture entitled "Making the Case for Unconscious Feelings" on Friday, September 30th from 4:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Friends 306.

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Seneca Lake Wine Bus Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 09/23/2005 

Come and enjoy the wineries of Seneca Lake and leave the driving to us. We will be visiting four to six wineries with a stop in Watkins Glen.

*** You must be at least 21 years of age and be prepared to present valid identification at the time of sign-up and before boarding the bus. ***

  • Saturday, November 5, 2005
  • $ 25/person (includes bus fare only, winery fees extra)
  • Payment due: October 21, by 4:00 p.m.
  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, friends, and family.
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    Paper and Envelope Purchases

    Contributed by Gail Wagner on 09/23/2005 

    To clear any confusion regarding ordering of copier and printer paper and plain envelopes, the duplicating center and purchasing department advise the following:

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    Award-winning photojournalist Lynn Johnson will work with students and give a public lecture during a three-day visit at Ithaca College, October 6-8. Johnson has the cover photograph and a photo feature in the October issue of National Geographic and is the author of Hate Kills, a forthcoming book about the impact of hate crimes on American society.

    The lecture, also called "Hate Kills," will be at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6, in Park Auditorium, Roy H. Park School of Communications. It is free and open to the public.

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    The deadline to apply to attend the Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat is Friday, September 30. To apply go to the Center website at

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