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This is to inform you that Edward Twyman has resigned his position as director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) effective October 31, 2005.

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Mathematics alumni publish article

Contributed by David A Brown on 10/08/2005 

Recent Mathematics graduates Chloe Epstein '05 and William Sendewicz '05, along with Assistant Professor David Brown, have had an article accepted for publication in the journal Fractals. The article, "Structure of the Path Lengh Set in Asymmetric Trees," appears in the December 2005 issue and studies the structure of fractal trees.

Um, Like, Ya Know?

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/07/2005 

Do you, uh, maybe, want to improve your public speaking skills? Do you aspire to, like, uh, remove annoying fillers like these from your language bad habits? Then join Ithaca College Toastmasters Club.

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Signup for Lunch with the Trustees

Contributed by Nancy Pringle on 10/07/2005 

Just a reminder to request your seat at the luncheon with the trustees to be held on Friday, October 21 at noon. If you are interested, contact the appropriate individual by October 10 to submit your name for consideration, as follows:

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Career Services Asks, "Got Mock?"

Contributed by John Fracchia on 10/07/2005 

Got Mock? Career Services is pleased to bring students Mock Interview Day 2005!

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Ithaca College alum and WIVT Binghamton reporter Kelly McPherson ('05) recalls her experiences reporting in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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Fall Break Indoor Pool Hours

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 10/07/2005 

The indoor pool will be open for recreational swim from 7-8am and 12-1pm both Thursday and Friday of Fall Break. The pool will not be open for recreational swim Saturday and Sunday. Normal pool hours will resume Monday, October 17th. Have a nice fall break.

Retirement Planning and Options

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 10/07/2005 

The Faculty Development Committee invites you to attend a panel on retirement planning and options on Friday, October 21, 2005, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Emerson Suite A. It is aimed at late-career faculty, but is open to all faculty, staff, and administrators.

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The results of the Physical Plant customer satisfaction survey are now available for viewing on the Physical Plant web page at

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New Winter Session Course:

Antigua Program, January 2-13, 2006
Drs. John Confer and Janice Levy

"Documenting Ecosystems through Photography"

Complete details are available at:

Alex Flecker, Cornell University

4:00 p.m., October 20, CNS 112

Meet for coffee and goodies at 3:40 p.m. in the CNS 1st floor lobby.

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The Ithaca College purchasing department and Staples Business Advantage are pleased to co-sponsor a Lunch ‘N Learn seminar featuring Avery name tag products on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 in the Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center.

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Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, begins at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12th, at the start of fall break, and lasts until an hour after sunset on Thursday, the 13th.

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Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

"The Bioregional Basis of Urban Sustainability"

Women's Community Building auditorium
100 West Seneca Street, Ithaca

Jeff Holmes (Psychology) presented research entitled “The Stereotyping Safety Net: How Stereotyping Provides Protection from Anxiety” at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in August in Washington, DC.

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Biology Tutor Requested?

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 10/06/2005 

Looking for a quality tutor to help you out in your biology class? E-mail John Hopple at Let him know the class you are taking and he will connect you with a recommended Biology Club member.

This is a great opportunity to find experienced help!

The Tower Club Restaurant is going all out to help you celebrate your boss,
with a lunch buffet every day this week (Oct 10 - 14, 2005).

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Frederick Kastenbaum PreHealth Award: $500 award. Deadline is October 28.
(available through the Premedical Sciences)

* $500 Awarded each semester
* To be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as:
** DAT
** OAT
** GRE

Official Application Form available online at:
(typeable form)

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Prevent A Crisis - Get Screened

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 10/06/2005 

Thursday, October 6th is National Depression Screening Day. Free depression screenings will be offered in Emerson Suite C by members of the Counseling Center. A variety of literature addressing mental health issues will be available and refreshments will be served.

Prevent A Crisis - Get Screened

National Depression Screening Day

Contributed by LeBron Rankins on 10/06/2005 

Thursday, October 6th is National Depression Screening Day. Free depression screenings will be offered in Emerson Suite C by members of the counseling center. Consider encouraging students with whom you have contact to participate in this informative event. A variety of literature addressing mental health issues will be available.

Prevent a crisis -- get screened.

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