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Eighth President of Ithaca College

Contributed by David Maley on 04/11/2008 

Message from C. William Schwab '68, chair, Ithaca College Board of Trustees, and Lawrence Alleva '72, vice chair, Ithaca College Board of Trustees.

It gives us great pleasure to announce to the Ithaca College community that we have reached a successful conclusion to our search for the College's next president. Dr. Thomas R. Rochon has accepted the offer of the board of trustees to become the eighth president of Ithaca College. Dr. Rochon will succeed Peggy Williams, who retires on June 1 after 11 years as president. Dr. Rochon will assume the presidency as of July 1, 2008.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ithaca alumnus Don Smith will visit campus on Thursday, April 17, to conduct information sessions about Aclipse. Aclipse offers English teaching positions in Korea and other parts of Asia.

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Reception for Dean Howard Erlich

Contributed by Cindy Neal on 04/11/2008 

The Office of the Provost and the School of Humanities and Sciences invite you to a reception on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (formal program begins at 4:30 p.m.) in Dillingham Center lobby to celebrate Howard Erlich's tenure as dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.

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The final round of RHA Hall Wars is here!

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There currently is one opening for summer employment in Mail Services. Check out the "JobShop" link from the Financial Aid web site.

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The Faculty Development Committee (FDC) has coordinated with the Office of Human Resources to conduct a Q&A session with representatives from the Emeriti Program and TIAA-CREF. This program has been designed to address the needs of faculty and staff who anticipate retirement within the next few years.

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The Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology invites the college community to join us in wishing “Skip” Testut a wonderful retirement!

Skip joined the department in 1985 and has served as both Department Chair and Graduate Chair during his past 23 years.

A farewell reception will be held on Tuesday, April 15th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center. Please join us.

The latest issue of Fuse will hit the streets very soon, but we're so excited about it, we want to give you a sneak peak right now.

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Movie Monday: Jacob the Liar

Contributed by Melinda Butler on 04/10/2008 

Jacob the Liar is the Movie Monday choice for April 14 at 8:00 p.m. in the Phillips Room, Muller Chapel.

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Hillel's First annual Semi-Formal Matzah Ball

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Ivy Buterbaugh in Recital

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/10/2008 

Mezzo-soprano Ivy Buterbaugh, assistant professor of music performance, will present a free faculty recital assisted by Andrea Merrill on Wednesday, April 16, at 9:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. They will perform music of Bach, Bolcom, Handel, and Mozart.

Ithaca Brass Plus!

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 04/10/2008 

The Ithaca Brass -- the School of Music's faculty members in brass performance -- will be joined by guest percussionist/arranger David Gluck and flutist Elizabeth Shuhan at a free concert Monday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. Music of George Gershwin arranged by Alex Shuhan, Derek Bourgeois, Christer Danielsson, and David Gluck is on the program.

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Beginning in fall 2008, the Department of Occupational Therapy is introducing the new occupational science minor, which is open to students from all disciplines.

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Seven Ithaca sporting events will be broadcast online this weekend.

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On Wednesday, April 16, at 7:00 p.m., plan to come "Chill Out" in the Park Auditorium and watch an international broadcast about campus solutions to climate change and emerging technologies in global warming prevention.

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IC Toastmasters Club

Contributed by Jane Ray on 04/10/2008 

The next meeting for the IC Toastmasters Club is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, at 9:00 a.m. in the Cayuga Lake Room.

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Submitted on behalf of Brian McAree, vice president for student affairs and campus life; and David Newman, M.D., director of health services.

To the Ithaca College Community:

When the fall semester begins this year, the Hammond Health Center will be open 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. This change in schedule will allow us to enhance certain services for students and to meet their needs even more effectively.

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From April 14 through 18, you will have the option of voting online for your 2008-09 Student Government Association executive board.

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Summer Registration Has Begun!

Contributed by Nancy Kotmel on 04/09/2008 

Make up, catch up, or get ahead, with a summer sessions course.

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The Organization Development Series is a set of workshops and presentations designed to assist student organizations in the fulfillment of their missions. The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement will be hosting another session this week:

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