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Composer and percussionist Warren Benson was a faculty member in the School of Music from 1953 to 1967 and made a huge difference in many IC students' lives. He also wrote the music for the College's original alma mater, the "Ithaca College Anthem." He passed away in October 2005. To honor him, his former student, acclaimed composer Persis Parshall Vehar '59, wrote "Kaddish (In Memoriam – Warren Benson).”

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Services Slated for Former President

Contributed by David Maley on 10/05/2006 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, for Ellis L. Phillips Jr., the fifth president of Ithaca College. The services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, 496 Main Street, Medfield, MA.

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On Tuesday, October 10th,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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Peace Corps Thanks Ithaca College

Contributed by John Fracchia on 10/05/2006 

Career Services is pleased to announce that 11 Ithaca College students joined the Peace Corps last year and will be serving in countries around the world.

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Beginning Wednesday, October 25th from 6:30-8:00pm $35 for 6 weeks, you can learn various massage techniques at the Fitness Center. Staff, faculty and students are welcome.

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Greek Tragedy in the Afternoon

Contributed by Greg Bostwick on 10/05/2006 

The students of the Styles of Acting class would like to invite you over to the house. The House of Atreus, that is.

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The Fall 2006 Group Exercise schedule is now available on the web (

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Wellness Clinic Memberships

Contributed by Mel Ginsberg-Stevens on 10/05/2006 

The Wellness Clinic is always welcoming new members! If you've been to our website ( and have submitted a health history, but haven't heard back from us, it's because we were experiencing some technical difficulties.

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Have You Registered Yet?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/05/2006 

This is the second reminder that the last day to register for the November 7 General Election is Friday, October 13. Don’t procrastinate and miss your chance to have your say in how your country, state, and local municipality are run!

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Public Safety Alert Update

Contributed by David Maley on 10/05/2006 

As a result of its investigation, the Ithaca College Office of Public Safety has identified the two unknown males who were the subject of a Public Safety Alert after being observed in the doorway of an Emerson Hall residence hall room on Sunday, October 1. The subjects were identified as a student and his visitor, a non-student. As a consequence of the incident, the student was referred judicially and the non-student has been banned from the college campus.

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Peace Corps Thanks Ithaca College

Contributed by John Fracchia on 10/05/2006 

Career Services is pleased to announce that 11 Ithaca College students joined the Peace Corps last year and will be serving in countries around the world.

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This week in Rec Sports

Contributed by Sarah Hawkins on 10/04/2006 

Find out what is happening this week in Rec Sports.

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The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance has opened a new campus at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, marking the first step in a collaboration that will draw upon the respective strengths and histories of the two institutions. Located on the CRCDS campus on South Goodman Street in Rochester, the site will primarily house Ithaca’s physical therapy program, though additional partnerships are in the works.

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Do you know a teenager 15 to 17 years of age who would like to help us assess what visitors think of the Ithaca College website? Would he or she like to spend an hour surfing the Ithaca College website to get two free movie passes?

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Ithaca College Theatre will kick off its 2006–7 season with Marlane Gomard Meyer’s “Etta Jenks.” Evening performances will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 5–7. Matinees will be offered at 2 p.m. on Oct. 7 and 8. All performances will take place in the Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center. Because of its themes, “Etta Jenks” is appropriate for mature audiences.

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Each year 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer. The Pan Massachusetts Challenge is one of the largest fundraisers dedicated to cancer research. Over the past 26 years they have raised $145 million for cancer research and treatment at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, in Boston, MA. All proceeds from this benefit will go directly to the PMC. All events are FREE, but DONATIONS will be accepted.

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Sustainability is and continues to be an important initiative for Ithaca College. Fresh Food Market in Towers Dining Hall opened this fall offering organic, local, fresh, and natural foods. Although several faculty, staff, and students have heard of organic and sustainable foods, many are unsure of the exact details.

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As part of the our Executive Speaker Series, the Business School is please to host an Ethics Panel.

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Student Research Options for Spring 2007
Thursday, October 12
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All students interested in enrolling in 302 MUST attend.

See a listing of projects at:

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