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Contributed by Maureen Forrest on 05/17/2006
V-I-P packages for the Ithaca Community Fireworks Show on Monday, July 3, are now available, according to Fran Benedict, chair of the volunteer committee that organizes the fireworks show. Benedict said invitations are being sent to previous fireworks supporters and to potential V-I-Ps, but anyone in the community is eligible to become a Very Important Patron of the fireworks.
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Due to the campus wide power shutdown on Saturday May 20th, the following computer systems and services will be unavailable starting at the times listed below:
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Contributed by Karen McGavin on 05/17/2006
I, Carl Sgrecci, am pleased to announce the promotion of two longstanding members of the Division of Finance and Administration.
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Contributed by Anne Woodard on 05/17/2006
IC Hope, the campus Relay for Life team, invites you to follow the yellow brick road to the Food Court on Friday, May 19 at noon. Grab some food and head on over to the "glass room" (Oz???) to join your fellow community members as we make our plans for this year's Relay! With a Wizard of Oz theme this year, there are countless opportunities to have fun as you do something worthwhile for not only yourself but others! Come on...you know you will have fun! See if we can stay up later than the kids!
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Financial Services is pleased to announce that Jo Anne Rosato has moved from Career Services to join our staff. Jo Anne will be helping to facilitate training and communication between Parnassus Financials campus end-users and Financial Services. If you have Parnassus Financials training needs or suggestions, please contact Jo Anne (email@example.com or 274-3044).
Contributed by Andrea McClatchie on 05/16/2006
The 13th Annual Jim Butterfield Golf Tournament will take place on June 2.
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Want to brush up on your computer skills? Feel like it's time to learn a new program? Do you want to reach new levels of Web design skills, achieve image editing magic, or gain extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel? The ITS Summer Workshop Series is your oppportunity to fulfill those dreams!
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Kudos to everyone who had anything to do with this year's Commencement. Sad as we may be to say farewell to the fabulous IC class of 2006, still we can be glad they had such a great day for celebrating their accomplishments and strengthening their connections to Ithaca. This was probably the most outstanding class I've known in my nine years here, and the Commencement ceremony and accompanying activities were terrific as well. I am always impressed by the professionalism and competence of my colleagues here at IC, who manage to make Herculean tasks seem easy. Congratulations to the graduates and to all the staff, faculty, and alumni volunteers who made their adieu go so smoothly.
DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN IN THE BIG APPLE! There are only a few seats left on our summer bus trip to New York City.
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Contributed by Debra Meeker on 05/15/2006
The Tower Club Restaurant is a contemporary dining restaurant located on the Ithaca College campus.
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Contributed by David Maley on 05/15/2006
In addressing some 1,380 graduates and their guests at Ithaca College’s 111th commencement, Bill Bradley—a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate—recalled going up against the Soviet Union in the finals of the 1964 Olympic games. Before taking the court, Bradley had learned a Russian phrase he knew would come in handy should the Soviets try to intimidate him. After a particularly rough exchange of elbows, Bradley pulled out his newly learned idiom, much to his opponents’ dismay.
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On May 22, the first day of the Summer Institute, there will be two viewings of the PBS documentary "Declining by Degrees" followed by discussion. One is from 9:00 a.m. to noon and the other from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center. Provost Peter Bardaglio will participate in the afternoon discussion.
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Andrew Darby, Web Services Librarian, has published an article titled, "Implementing an Open Source Application in a College Library" in the latest issue of COLLEGE & UNDERGRADUATE LIBRARIES.
Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 05/12/2006
The search committee for the Associate Vice President for Human Resources is pleased to announce that the first candidate, Ms. Edna Chun, currently the Assistant Vice President for HR and Chief Affirmative Action officer at SUNY Geneseo, will be on campus for a series of interviews on May 18-19. An OPEN SESSION for all faculty and staff will be held on Thursday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. in CHS 200. Please contact the Office of the President, 300 Job Hall or 274-3111 if you have any questions or need further information. We hope that all interested faculty and staff will attend this interview session. Your feedback is important! Additional updates will be posted in Intercom.
A reminder that starting May 18 the Terrace roadways will be shutdown for the electrical upgrade. No access will be available.
June 1, 2006, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: The Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County will host the Diversity Consortium Roundtable at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ithaca, New York.
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Contributed by Rosalie Fitzgerald on 05/12/2006
There are two important changes for the 2006 First-Year Reading Initiative that you should place on your calendars:
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Contributed by John Fracchia on 05/12/2006
Dale Hudson, assistant professor in the Cinema and Photography department, published an article titled, "'Just Play Yourself, "Maggie Cheung"': Irma Vep, Rethinking Transnational Stardom and Unthinking National Cinemas" in the summer issue of the international film journal SCREEN.
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