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Changes Coming to the Campus Center

Contributed by David Prunty on 05/10/2007 

In order to meet the campus need for large meeting space, the Campus Center Office is pleased to announce the creation of a new meeting room for 2007-2008.

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Psychology professor Barney Beins co-edited a book, Best Practices for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences, which has just been published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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Three staff members from Ithaca College are being honored at Women’s Expo 2007, sponsored by Cayuga Radio Group. Colleen Barnes, Marian Brown and Terry Martinez are among the “20 Outstanding Women You Should Know,” a group selected for their interesting and inspiring stories from the more than 200 nominees representing local women with diverse careers, backgrounds, volunteer activities and family lives.

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Ithaca College concluded a nationwide tour of campaign kickoff events in late April with an event in Chicago at the downtown studios of WLS-TV. My staff in the Office of Institutional Advancement and I heartily thank all who contributed to this very successful series of events from coast to coast -- which were attended by more than 1,400 people!

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Site preparation for construction of the Gateway Building will begin the week after Commencement. This will require the closure of P Lot in front of Dillingham Center effective Monday, May 21 except for emergency and service access to Dillingham and Job Hall.

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Baccalaureate Mass

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 05/09/2007 

Baccalaureate Mass

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Fall 2007 Enrollment Update

Contributed by Peggy Williams on 05/09/2007 

Submitted on behalf of President Peggy Williams and Larry Metzger, dean of enrollment planning

On the Admission front, we have very good news to report. As of May 4th, we appear to be on target to reach, and even slightly exceed, our goal for first-year student deposits with a quality profile virtually identical to 2006. Our plan is to have 1,782 new students (1,632 first-year and 150 transfer students) enrolled as of October 1, 2007. At this time transfer deposits are on target while deposits from first-year students are ahead of expectations.

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All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend Alumni Weekend ’07, June 1–3.

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Summer Lab Schedule

Contributed by Beth Rugg on 05/08/2007 

The Friends 110 summer lab schedule is now available online .

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The Park Laptop Program Support Center will be closing for the semester at Noon on Friday May 11, 2007.

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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by David Maley on 05/08/2007 

A resident of Ithaca College Circle Apartments building 5 reported waking up at about 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 6, to observe four male subjects in the apartment. The resident confronted the subjects and asked them to leave. The subjects left without incident after removing a beverage item from the refrigerator. It appears that the subjects entered the apartment through an unlocked sliding glass door.

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Long distance telephone service, provided by STC Services, will no longer be available to students living in residence halls starting with the Fall 2007 semester.

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If you missed the presentation on May 2 concerning the USPS Rate Increase taking effect on May 14, the link below should help you understand the impact it can have on the College and your department’s postage budget.

Important Points:

  • Letter mail cannot exceed ¼" thick (5 pages tri-folded)
  • Letter mail cannot exceed 3.5 ounces
  • Utilizing a 6x9 envelope (Order from the Duplicating Center) can reduce postage costs.

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ITS still has a few student positions available in the fall.

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Please join us for a farewell reception for Peter Bardaglio on Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge.

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Fitness Center Summer 2007 Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 05/07/2007 

The Fitness Center summer hours begin on Tuesday, May 29 and continue through Friday, August 10.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of cinema, photography, and media arts (CPMA), and Dale Hudson, formerly of CPMA and now visiting assistant professor of cinema studies at Amherst College, presented a paper entitled "Trafficking in the Archives: Remixing across, between, and through Nations" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference in Puebla, Mexico, on April 20, 2007.

Their joint research project analyzes the relationships between cinephilia, archives, live multimedia performances, transnational vectors, and critical theory.

Fitness Center Hours: 5/11 to 5/29

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 05/07/2007 

Please note the changes in the Fitness Center's hours beginning Friday, May 11th through Tuesday, May 29th.

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Please note the change in the Fitness Center's hours beginning Friday, May 11.

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BalanceWorks May Newsletter

Contributed by Pat O'Rear on 05/07/2007 

May is "Maintain a Healthy Mouth Month."

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