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Gregg O. McCrary '67 will give a public lecture titled, "FBI Profiling of the Criminal Mind," on Monday, March 1, 2004, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Textor 102. The event is free and open to the public, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED!

McCrary was an FBI agent for over 25 years, retiring as Supervisory Special Agent at the famed Behavioral Science Unit in Quantico, Virginia. He has consulted on cases involving the Scarborough Rapist, Green River Killers, and Sam Sheppard.

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The Campus Center Office has added online solicitation, balloon orders, Recreation Center reservation, and ticket sales forms to its website at at Campus Center.

Please visit. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Becker, operations assistant, via e-mail in the Campus Center at 274-1173.

Contributed by Lori Becker

Therapeutic recreation majors Krystal Kauffman and Jana Teagle presented at the Upstate New York American Camping Association Conference in Syracuse last January under the mentorship of assistant professor Rob Porter.

Kauffman presented "Is There A Magic Pill? Strategies for Managing Behavior with Urban Youth" with Brenda Porter, counselor consultant for Star Lake Camp in New Jersey. Teagle presented an open informational session with Camp Director Peter Carner about Double "H" Hole in the Woods Ranch in Lake Luzerne, New York.

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Every year several seniors fail to graduate because they are a few credits short of the required number needed for their program. To help address this situation, the Department of Health Promotion and Human Movement announces "GAP" -- the Graduation Assistance Program.

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The Ithaca College Chorus and Concert Band will give a free concert on Tuesday, March 2. The event will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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The campus community is invited to an open meeting with candidates for the dean of the School of Business on Tuesday, March 2, and Thursday, March 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Smiddy 419.

Please contact Pat Nally in the School of Business dean's office via e-mail or at 4-3341 for further details.

Contributed by Patricia Nally

Improve your public speaking and communication skills with the Ithaca College chapter of Toastmasters International. Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2, 2004, in the Campus Center Conference Room.

To find out more, join us as a guest. We meet every other Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to noon on the Ithaca College campus. For more information, visit the IC chapter of Toastmasters website.

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John Confer, assistant professor and coordinator for the Department of Biology, met recently with Commissioner Erin Crotty and Assistant Commissioner Denise Sheehan, both with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as arranged by representatives of the New York Audubon Society.

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Helen Saunders, a professional financial planner, will be the featured guest at the next meeting of Caregivers Support Group, the informal education and support group for employees with aging family members. That meeting will be on Friday, March 5, 2004, at noon in the Gerontology Resource Room (413 CHS).

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The Ithaca College women's swimming and diving team won its fourth straight New York State Women's Collegiate Athletic Association (NYSWCAA) title at this weekend's state championship meet.

The Bombers, who have won 14 of the last 18 state championships and 20 overall, won the meet by more than 600 points. The meet was held Feburary 18-21 in Webster, N.Y. Ithaca athletes recorded a dozen NCAA qualifying performances, led by senior Meghan Hughes who was part of seven.

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On Monday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Williams Hall, Room 323, the Ithaca College Environmental Society (ICES) will present Global Living Project founder and sustainability activist Jim Merkel speaking about "Ecological Footprinting."

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Do you love little kids? Who doesn't! How would you like to make a difference in a child's life? Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Ithaca and Tompkins County accomplishes that mission everyday. Now Ithaca College aims to help by starting its very own Big Brothers-Big Sisters club, called Ithaca Bigs.

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Andy Smith, assistant professor in biology, and four Ithaca College students published a paper in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

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Buy a Meal Plan, Get a Meal Pass

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 02/25/2004 

That's right! For the month of March, Dining Services will give you one FREE meal pass when you purchase any faculty and staff meal plan. Have you thought about trying a meal plan recently?

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The Office of Multicultural Affairs, on behalf of the African Latino Society, announces that the deadline for Ithaca College community members to nominate an Ithaca College ALANA (African-American, Latino/a, Asian, or Native-American) student to be considered for the 20042005 African Latino Society Alumni Memorial Scholarship has been extended until Wednesday, March 3.

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Tom Torello '97, of Harvard University, will be the featured speaker for the next biology seminar on Thursday, March 4, at 4:00 p.m. in CNS 112. His topic will be "Molecular Detection of Pheromone Signals in Mammals."

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Jason Hamilton, Department of Biology, presented the following poster:
E.H. DeLucia, D.J. Moore, J.G. Hamilton, A. Finzi, J. Pippen, W.H. Schlesinger, R.J. Norby.

"The Changing Role of Forests in the Global Carbon Cycle: Responses to Elevated Atmospheric CO2," presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, December 2003.

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Thursday's Faculty Coffee Hour in the McDonald Lounge features the third session of the Center for Faculty Excellence series with the campus chaplains.

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"Culture Link," a two-day celebration of multicultural music sponsored by the Ithaca College School of Music, will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28, in the third-floor auditorium at the Community School of Music and Arts in Ithaca.

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The Three Brothers, an extraordinary exhibit of paintings, mixed media, and photos, opens Thursday, February 26, in the Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center, with an opening reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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