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Six Flags Darien Lake

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/11/2005 

Enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State's premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake. From roller coasters to giant water slides, it's a day filled with fun and excitement!

  • Open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, students, and friends/family.
  • Saturday, July 30, 2005
  • $32 per person (includes bus fare and park admission). Payment due: July 1, by 4:00 pm.

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It is with a great deal of sadness that I inform the campus community of the death of Phil Tavelli '70, a longtime employee and friend of the College.

(The full obituary including funeral arrangements, as printed by the Ithaca Journal, is below.)

We are grateful for Phil's years of service and support, and I know the entire College community joins with me in extending our deepest condolences to Phil's wife, Holly; children Jason and Sarah; family; and friends.

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President Peggy R. Williams invites all Ithaca College employees to our traditional summer ice cream social on Thursday, July 21. from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center quad. (Rain location: IC Square)

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Faculty Council Elections

Contributed by Peggy Termina on 06/10/2005 

We are pleased to announce that Gossa Tsegaye (, 274-1952) has been selected as the new chairperson.

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Attendance Policy Change

Contributed by Esther Radoja on 06/10/2005 

Note from Provost Peter Bardaglio:
Change in student attendance policy regarding "designated holidays"

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The Office of First Year Programs and Orientation cordially invites faculty and staff to attend the Summer Orientation 2005 parent wine and cheese receptions.

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Kathie Owens of the Bursar's Office was re-elected as secretary of NYSOBBA, the state organization for bursars and business administrators, at their 28th annual conference June 5-8. A long time member of NYSOBBA, Kathie also maintains the organization's newsletter and was instrumental in designing and assisting with this year's conference.

Many of you are currently making arrangements for staffing for fall opening. Some offices will need to bring their student workers back early to support opening operations. I have listed below the guidelines our office uses when processing early arrival requests. Please review them as you begin to plan.

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It is with a great deal of sadness that I inform the campus community of the death of Philip C. Tavelli '70, former employee of the Offices of Institutional Advancement and Admission, and a devoted supporter of Ithaca College.

Phil passed away Tuesday morning after a 17-month fight with pancreatic cancer.

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The accounts payable office will be closed for the day on Monday, June 13.

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Group cycling classes will be held this summer at the Fitness Center on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning June 6.

Please note the time change on Monday's cycling

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OfficeMax Product Showcase

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 06/07/2005 

The purchasing department invites you to the OfficeMax office supplies product showcase on Wednesday, June 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. at Cornell University, Bartles Hall, Ramin Room.

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As part of this year’s Day of Learning, June 16, we are happy to welcome Christopher Novak, author of Conquering Adversity: Six Strategies to Move You and Your Team Through Tough Times.

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Fit As a Fiddle

Contributed by Anne Woodard on 06/04/2005 

It is no mere coincidence that Weight Watchers at Work meets in the Suzuki Room in Whalen Center -- in no time at all members will be fit as a fiddle! We are not stringing you along when we say that the program works -- it is sound, easy, and lots of fun. Want to join us in singing praises to the program? Here's how:

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Jean Hardwick's Publication

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 06/03/2005 

Hardwick, Jean C. 2005. ”Preparing the Next Generation of Neuroscience Educators. “ The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE), 3(2):E3 (Editorial). View the editorial here.

ID Office Closed

Contributed by Fernando Gualtieri on 06/03/2005 

The ID office will be closed from noon, Tuesday, June 7, until noon, Thursday, June 9, to permit recarpeting of the office. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Learn to Row

Contributed by Becky Robinson on 06/03/2005 

U.S. Rowing has declared Saturday, June 11, 2005, National Learn to Row Day. The Ithaca College coaching staff will be offering a learn-to-row program at the Haskill Davidson boathouse from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Please contact Becky Robinson at 4-3145 or if you are interested.

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Services Slated for Keith Lee

Contributed by David Maley on 06/03/2005 

Calling hours will be held on Saturday for Sergeant Keith Lee, a 25-year veteran of the Ithaca College Office of Public Safety who passed away at his home earlier this week.

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Thank You!

Contributed by Brian McAree on 06/03/2005 

Now that Commencement has come and gone and the campus is much quieter, I wanted to thank everyone who played a role with Commencement this year.

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Join the Office of Public Safety, members of the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol, and other Ithaca College community members on Saturday, June 4, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in the Center for Public Safety and General Services, as they dedicate the public safety conference room and emergency operations center in memory of Norm Wall, a longtime employee and former associate director of public safety.

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