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Spring Faculty Conference: May 14

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 04/23/2008 

Our annual faculty conference on Wednesday, May 14, features presentations representing each of the five types of scholarship that are named in the faculty handbook.

The conference will be held from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Clark Lounge that day. The full program is at the Center for Faculty Excellence website.

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Chris Knauer '76, Ithaca College's registrar, has accepted an offer to become university registrar at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

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Join us for the first meeting of the Faculty and Staff for Sustainability group!

Thursday, May 1
Noon-1:00 p.m.
Emerson Suite C, Phillips Hall

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On Monday, April 28, Ithaca Dining Services will celebrate National Composting Week in Towers Dining Hall during lunch.

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The sociology department presents award-winning author and political organizer Ewuare X. Osayande. His presentation and discussion, "Manufacturing Hip-Hop Culture: Racism, Sexism, and America," will address the brutal masculinity that hip-hop mimics and markets to the world.

Date: Wednesday, April 30
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

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Cafe @ the Business School will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 24.

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Submitted on behalf of Tanya R. Saunders, assistant provost and dean of interdisciplinary and international studies.

This year's First-Year Reading preparation session for the discussion facilitators will be Tuesday, August 19, from 10:00 a.m. to noon in Textor 102. The discussion sessions with the incoming class will take place the morning of Tuesday, August 26, in the Ben Light Gymnasium; more details to follow.

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Do you love giving back to people in need? Are you looking for more leadership and campus involvement? Apply now to be an Alternative Spring Break coordinator for the upcoming school year!

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Proper Etiquette and Tips for Networking

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Sarah Hawkins and Steven Winston will offer a CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Challenge course on Sunday, April 27, at 12:30 p.m. in the Fitness Center. For anyone who is a lifeguard, this is a great chance to renew your certification.

The cost is $10 and participants will be required to bring their own pocket mask. To sign up, bring $10 (cash or check) to Sarah Hawkins, 103 Fitness Center.

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Are you a faculty member who participates in and is knowledgeable about outdoor adventure activities like rafting, climbing, camping, etc.? Do you have a little extra time? Then read on!

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Monica Lesslie, a graduate student in the physical therapy program, was selected to receive the Mary McMillan Scholarship award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The award will be presented at the organization's annual conference, PT 2008, in San Antonio, Texas, on June 13.

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Professor of politics Tom Shevory made a presentation on his book, Toxic Burn: The Grassroots Struggle against the WTI Incinerator, at the Earth Day Conference on Environmental Justice, held at Kent State University's East Liverpool Campus in Ohio on April 19, 2008.

"Jails and Justice"

Moderator: Sean Eversley-Bradwell, Assistant Professor of African Diaspora

Wednesday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall

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Open Mic Night at the Handwerker

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 04/21/2008 

In response to to student requests, on Thursday, April 24, the Handwerker Gallery will host an open mic night. Bring your music, performance, or spoken-word piece.

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SGA Election Results!

Contributed by Kelly Stevens on 04/21/2008 

The Official Results of the 2008-2009 SGA Elections!

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E-mail Users: Thanks Again!

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/21/2008 

As most of you probably know by now, Ithaca College began requiring stronger passwords and security questions for all IC e-mail accounts in mid-March.

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Open Mic Night at the Handwerker

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 04/21/2008 

In response to to student requests, on Thursday, 24 April, the Handwerker Gallery will host an open mic night. Bring your music, performance, or spoken word piece.

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To honor the retirement of Steve Brown -- who has taught jazz at the Ithaca College School of Music since 1968 -- a stellar lineup of jazz musicians who studied under Brown will return to their alma mater on Saturday, April 26, for a concert honoring their former teacher. Beginning at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, "The Alumni Big Band in Honor of Professor Steve Brown" will be led by Steve Brown in collaboration with his brother Ray.

Free and open to the public, the event is part of the Enduring Masters series.

A jam session open to all students and alumni will take place after the concert, from 10:30 p.m. to 1 :00a.m., at the Carriage House Cafe, 305 East Stewart Avenue.

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Professor Michael Trotti of the history department published this month with UNC Press a book entitled: The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South.

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