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Over the past two years, a workgroup has been charged with the responsibility of developing an Emergency Response Plan for Ithaca College.

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Farewell for Emily Russell

Contributed by Lynne Pierce on 03/02/2004 

You are cordially invited to a farewell gathering for Emily Russell, associate director of the Ithaca Fund, on Thursday, March 11, at 10:45 a.m. in the Alumni Hall conference room.

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The IC Purchasing Department and Staples Business Advantage are cosponsoring a "Lunch 'N Learn Avery Office Products for Greater Productivity" seminar on Monday, April 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the North Meeting Room, Egbert Hall.

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You are invited to attend: The project to modernize the student information system (SIS) is well underway. Significant progress has occurred since the first Intercom article announcing the SIS project.

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Adult CPR/AED Recertification

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/01/2004 

The AED committee will offer the adult CPR/AED recertification challenge on Thursday, March 11, 2:00-3:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Hill 53. There are only 10 spots available in each time slot; the fee is $3.00.

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The application deadline for the 2004 C.P. Snow Scholar Award is approaching -- Friday, March 5!

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The Ithaca College women's basketball team (23-3) will host Cortland in a first-round NCAA playoff game on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Ticket prices are $4 general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens (children under five are admitted free). There are no complimentary tickets or passes.

The winner of Wednesday's game will play at Rochester, Saturday at 3:00 p.m.

Ithaca College earned the NCAA playoff bid by winning the Empire 8 championship tournament over the weekend.

Contributed by Michael Warwick

The Ithaca College Symphonic Band will give a free concert on Monday, March 1. The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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Trumpeter Frank Gabriel Campos and pianist Diane Birr will give a free concert at Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 3. The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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Join us Tuesday, March 2, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby and Lounges for the Health and Safety Fair. It's not just for students!

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Artist-in-Residence Nisma Zaman '92 will give a public presentation on Monday, March 1, 2004, at 4:00 p.m. in the Park Auditorium as part of the on-going Engaging Democracy and Troubling the Water Series. The presentation will be the Ithaca premiere of Peace by Peace: Women on the Frontlines, a feature-length film about women peace activists in ethnic conflict zones around the globe. All are welcome to attend.

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Hand on the Pulse, a film on cofounder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives Joan Nestle, will be shown on Monday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103. Part of the yearlong series, "Out of the Closet and onto the Screen: Intersections of Sexuality and Culture in Film," the film on Nestle is being shown in March to celebrate Women's History Month.

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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.

Contributed by Deborah Emnett

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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