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Special event at the climbing wall on Saturday, February 23, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Come climb in the dark!

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Introducing IC(Point of)View

Contributed by Maura Stephens on 02/22/2008 

If you haven't yet seen the inaugural issue of ICView's first-ever arts and literary issue, please pick up a free copy at the bookstore. We've just introduced what will be an annual issue devoted to the creative work of the IC community. Next year's issue will feature winners of a contest in six categories: fine art, photography, cartoon/comic strip, poetry, short-short fiction, and essay. Visit our website: for contest rules and submission guidelines.

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This year's recipients of the Peggy R. Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership are among a select group of students at Ithaca College. These students have demonstrated outstanding performance in both academic and non-academic endeavors during their years here.

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The deadline for the 2007 Aetna Flexible Spending Account is March 31, 2008. Also included is information regarding Aetna Auto Debit and Streamline.

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Submitted on behalf of the Faculty/Staff Campaign Committee

As if the "Top 10 Reasons We Love Working at Ithaca College" weren't enough, here's one more: because Ithaca has the best faculty and staff in the world! To date, 82 IC employees have contributed $31,359 to the Faculty/Staff Endowed Scholarship, making it possible to fund an annual scholarship for a student with financial need. Now, we're working toward funding a second scholarship.

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The Campus Life Committee is seeking nominations from faculty, staff, and students for outstanding graduating seniors who would like to be considered for this honor.

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Please join John Krout, director of the Gerontology Institute; Marilyn Dispensa, academic technology coordinator for ITS; and Susanne Morgan of the Center for Faculty Excellence on Friday February 29, 9:00-10:00 am in CHS 413. John will use WebCT in the fall and wonders how best to proceed. Do you have tips about ways to use WebCT? Do you share Johnís question? Come and join the conversation.

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Please join Professor Alan Gomez for a screening of the movie, Black August.

Thursday, February 28
Textor 101 at 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Center for Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

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What are the trends in European institutions' adoption of the Bologna Process and what do these trends mean for study abroad, transatlantic student flows, admissions, and research? The Office of International Programs invites interested individuals to join them in participating in this webinar on Wednesday, February 27, from noon to 1:15.

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The site visit for the College's Middle States reaccreditation is nearly upon us! During the visit there will be two sessions open to all members of the campus community.

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A reminder that the All-College Graduate Colloquium will be held on Friday, February 29, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in Clark Lounge.

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Are you interested in sustainable business? Do you want to learn more about the stock market?

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Nicole LaReau '07 and Sally Lok '07 were two of 50 students chosen nationwide for American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Minority Students (MPMS) program.

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Sophomore and Junior H&S students with outstanding academic records and financial aid eligibility are invited to apply for the Fred L. Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award that supports faculty-student collaboration on scholarly projects in the Humanities. The deadline to submit a formal proposal for projects taking place in summer 2008, fall 2008, or spring 2009 is Thursday, March 20, by 4:00 p.m.

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Study Abroad in Finland

Contributed by Theresa Stavrus on 02/21/2008 

Opportunities to study abroad with international faculty and students at the HAMK University International Summer School in Hameenlinna, Finland, are available to interested students. Please contact Janice Elich Monroe at 607-274-3172 or by March 15, 2008. The course runs May 12-23, 2008.

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Harry McCue, art department chair, has had his dry point intaglio print, entitled "Orchard Unmowed," selected for inclusion in the Maryland Federation of the Arts' 31st annual Art on Paper exhibition.

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"Measuring Kinetics of Atmospherically Relevant Reactions Using Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy"

Presentation by Matt Sprague '05
Tuesday, February 26
4:30 p.m.
CNS 333

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Pay It Forward is the Movie Monday choice for February 25 at 8:00 p.m. in the Phillips Room, Muller Chapel.

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Bursar Service Window Changes

Contributed by Kathleen Holley on 02/21/2008 

Important Announcement: The Office of the Bursar and Office of Financial Aid are combining to become Student Financial Services (SFS). The Cashiering Services Office is now part of Financial Services.

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On Thursday, February 28, the Tallis Scholars -- an ensemble of vocalists specializing in music of the Renaissance -- will perform the second of three performances in the Ithaca College Concerts yearlong season, "Legends." The concert will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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