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The students in the Styles of Acting classes would like to invite you to see their scenes from several of Shakespeare's serious plays and one of Oscar Wilde's comedies.

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The Fitness Center will be offering personal training packages for summer time.

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Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

As you know, in order to be enrolled in the College’s health plans, any dependent child beyond the age of 19, must be enrolled as a full time student in accredited college or university. Therefore, it is necessary to verify student status for any dependents age 19 to 25. Healthnow will be sending student certifications forms out starting next week for all dependent children who fall within this age group. It is important to complete this form and return it to Healthnow within 30 days to avoid interruption of coverage. Children who are graduating at the end of this academic year will be covered through August 31, 2006. In addition to completing this form, please contact the Benefits department at 4-3245, to notify us of any changes to your dependent coverage.

Cram Jam/Food for Thought

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 04/28/2006 

Dining Services is proud to bring you "Cram Jam/Food For Thought"
Quiet Study (with munchies) at Terrace Dining Hall and Campus Center Dining Hall
from 9:00pm to Midnight, Sunday, April 30th thru Wednesday, May 3rd.

Because You Can't Make A's on E!

This event is FREE and open to all Ithaca College Students.

The Center for Faculty Excellence will coordinate the formation of small groups of faculty or staff members who wish to meet regularly as they work on scholarly projects. The program is described here:

Katharine Kittredge has offered to help guide the formation of groups. Her communication to the campus community follows:

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Indoor Pool Hours May 8 to June 2

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 04/28/2006 

The indoor pool will be available for recreational swim Monday through Fridays from noon to 1:30 p.m. starting Monday, May 8 and ending Friday, June 2.

The pool will be closed Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Library Services: Finals Week

Contributed by Bernard Hogben on 04/28/2006 

It's finals week. Look at what the library can do for you.

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Library: Extended Hours!

Contributed by Jennifer Strickland on 04/28/2006 

For finals week, May 1 - 5: Open at 7 am - because you asked for it! Look for free lemonade set up to the right of the Circulation Desk. Get quick "live" help from the library without leaving your computer. Chat with us...

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Bonus Bucks Buys

Contributed by Debra Meeker on 04/28/2006 

Remember to check out the Bonus Bucks Buys at BJ's/Sub Connection and at the Food Court.
You can purchase many items in Case Lots for the summer.
Stock up now! Before these deals are gone!

A new music download service, being launched by Napster founder Shawn Fanning, is coming to Ithaca College next week to sign up local bands and musicians.

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Head Start Program Opening at Longview for Child of IC Employee

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The Ithaca College Adoption Support Group will meet on Tuesday, May 2, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Seminar Room.

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Registration is now open for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of Tompkins County's first all-day conference located here, in our own Emerson Suites, on May 18, 2006!

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The offices of Career Services and Alumni Relations are pleased to announce that Stephanie Smith, a senior majoring in business administration and integrated marketing communications, is the 2005-2006 Passport to Your Future grand prize winner! Stephanie is the recipient of a free laptop computer.

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Francis Battisti, CEO of Battisti Network and Professor of Psychology and Human Services at Broome Community College, will be the featured speaker at the next Caregiver Education and Support Group Meeting on May 5.

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Career Services wishes to congratulate all of you who will be graduating this Spring or Summer, and of course, our December 2005 grads as well! As you begin life after Ithaca, we'd like to remind you that our services are available to you now and in the future!

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The campus community is reminded that it is cordially invited to attend the reception at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 in the McHenry Lobby of the Whalen Center to honor Professor Mary Arlin’s distinguished career and countless contributions to Ithaca College. She will retire at the end of the spring 2006 semester, after an Ithaca College teaching career which began in 1966.

A book of memories is being created, and members of the campus community can still send letters directly to Dean Art Ostrander at

Summer Hours 2006

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 04/27/2006 

Contributed for: Cheryl A. Freer, Director of Benefits

Peggy Williams is pleased to announce that the College will institute our summer hours program for Summer 2006. The College's official business hours will end earlier on Fridays -- at 3:00 p.m. instead of 5:00 p.m. This will provide eligible IC employees a chance to get a head start on the summer weekends.

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Jobs Available for Fall Semester!

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 04/26/2006 

Do you need a JOB for the Fall ‘06 Semester?

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Progress continues on the development and design of Ithaca’s new Athletics and Events Center to be located in the southeast quadrant of the campus. In February, the Board of Trustees authorized architectural firm Moody-Nolan to begin the program definition phase of the project, one of the design steps that will involve surveying users of the facility to identify more specific design parameters.

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