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The horizons of journalistic writing are expanding in new and exciting ways. Newspapers are opening up more and more to the dynamic style known as literary journalism or creative nonfiction. Professor John Hartsock will discuss the challenges and rewards facing those who would make the leap from hard-news to narrative style.
DATE: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005
TIME: 12:10 p.m. to 1:05 p.m.
PLACE: Park Hall 220

Bring a brown-bag lunch.
Part of the "First Tuesdays" series sponsored by the Ithacan.

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Do you want to make a difference for Ithaca College while earning extra cash?

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There will not be any more Cortaca Jug ticket sales on Ithaca College's campus, as the tickets have been sold out.

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The Hammond Health Center brings you a walk-in flu vaccination clinic this fall (no appointments needed). Flu shots are $15.00. Please pay by check (made payable to Ithaca College), cash, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover card.

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The United Way Campaign continues to gather momentum with total pledges exceeding 60 percent of out $60,000 campaign goal. It’s not too late to make your pledge commitment in time to be eligible for valuable prizes. Return your pledge card by Friday, October 28, and you will be entered into the prize drawings.

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On Friday, October 28th, the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic's "No Pressure Blood Pressure" screenings will once again be holding a campus-wide blood pressure screening.

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Auction for Action

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A benefit for the victims of Hurricane Katrina

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This is a faculty workshop brought to you by Wiley Faculty Network and the Department of Physics at Ithaca College.

  • Saturday, October 29
  • 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • CNS 206 (with break-out sessions in CNS 204, 206, 208)
  • Lunch included
  • Free and open to the public (must register online)
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    Paula Mitchell, Ithaca's Director of Admission, has accepted an offer to become the next Director of the U.S. Office of Higher Education for the Council of International Schools (CIS).

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    The application deadline for studying in Antigua during winter break (January 2-13, 2006) is November 1. Visit for further details and an application.

    Mead Loop, associate professor and chair of the Journalism Department, was elected to a two-year term as vice president of the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s largest journalism organization with 10,000 members. He will be responsible for campus chapter affairs nationwide, and serve on the executive committee in charge of SPJ finances and policies. Loop also is co-chair of the grants committee of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, an $11 million foundation that funds journalism education and professional development for SPJ. Loop serves as the adviser to the Ithaca College chapter of SPJ.

    Journalist Ira Silverman will speak on “The World of Investigative Journalism: Confidential Sources, Cut-outs, Dangles, and the Hunt for the Big Story” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 3 in the Park Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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    Officers receive Kiwanis Award

    Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/26/2005 

    Two Ithaca College Public Safety Employees receive Kiwanis ‘Officer of the Month’ award.

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    In "Rainy Days and Rainbows", New Orleans Storyteller Angela Davis tells her story of riding out Hurricane Katrina.

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    In "Rainy Days and Rainbows", New Orleans Storyteller Angela Davis
    tells her story of riding out Hurricane Katrina.

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    The weather is getting colder, the leaves are disappearing, and ideal conditions for outdoor exercise are quickly disappearing with shorter days. Don't let this discourage you from getting healthy. Weight Watchers at Work can help you get through the winter months with ease and wonderful results! Our new session will be starting November 1 -- time to map your strategy for a successful aproach to good health!

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    Psychology Research Wins Award

    Contributed by Judy Smith on 10/25/2005 

    The Psychology Department's Humor Research Team was honored by the New England Psychological Association (NEPA) for presenting the best faculty-student poster at the recent annual convention of NEPA in New Haven, Connecticut on October 15.

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    Dr. Margaret Arnold, Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services (TRLS),
    recently presented at the National Recreation and Park Association
    Congress in San Antonio.

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    Flu Vaccination Clinic October 26, 2005 from 3:00 to 4:30pm at the Hammond Health Center no appointment needed, first come first serve.

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    The Ithaca College InterFaith Council welcomes author and guest speaker Cleo Kearns for an upcoming presentation. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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