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Are you interested in helping get Hillary to the Whitehouse?

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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by David Maley on 01/22/2008 

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on South Hill in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 22. A man reported to police that he had been robbed at about 1:00 a.m. as he was walking on Giles Street, by two men who threatened him with a handgun. The suspects were last seen walking west on Giles Street toward Hudson Street.

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In the event that a resident finds themselves lockout of their room or building, they are able to either retrieve a lock out key from the Area or Satellite Office located in the cluster of buildings they live in, or they can contact a staff member in an Area or Satellite Office (during their hours of business) or a Resident Assistant, who has the ability to gain access to keys that will allow them to key a resident into their room or their building.

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Top Five Events To Attend This Spring!

Are you a freshman? Senior? Somewhere in between?

Career Services events are open to all students. We invite you to participate in:

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Welcome to Intercom, Ithaca College's community information center.

Intercom is an online blog of news and events written by members of the Ithaca College community. Announcements of campus news, lectures, performances, and achievements are its heart and pulse.

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Lights, camera, action! Strut in style at "Stargaze on the Red Carpet" on Thursday, January 24, during dinner at Terrace Dining Hall.

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If you are interested in a new varsity team sport, try joining the men's or women's crew. Both teams are actively seeking prospects for the upcoming spring season. There will be an informational meeting this Friday, January 25, at 4:00 p.m. in Hill Center #58. Current team members are in winter training. Join us to get into the best shape of your life!

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Presidential Search Update

Contributed by Deborah Emnett on 01/22/2008 

Contributed on behalf of C. William Schwab '68, chair, board of trustees.

As the new academic semester gets underway, I wanted to provide an update on the work of the Presidential Search Committee. The committee has been hard at work over the semester break reviewing materials submitted by potential candidates. I am very pleased to report that we have a very high-quality and experienced candidate pool. It is clear that Ithaca College is highly regarded in the world of higher education.

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The Office of Residential Life anticipates needing to approve seniors and non-seniors to move off campus for fall 2008.

In order to expedite the process, and make approval notifications earlier, the Office of Residential Life will begin the off-campus approval process on Friday, February 1, 2008.

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Submitted on behalf of Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president of academic affairs.

In recent weeks, President Williams and I have discussed at length the topic of institutional planning, exploring several possible strategies that will help Ithaca College focus on moving forward on important goals even as we undergo a period of transition in senior leadership.

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Ithaca College Faculty Art Show

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer on 01/22/2008 

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the 2008 Ithaca College Faculty Art Show on Tuesday, January 22. Featuring work by 12 faculty in the art; cinema, photography, and media arts; and television-radio departments, the exhibition highlights the diversity of contemporary art practices at Ithaca College.

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Thinking about being a Resident Assistant for the 2008-2009 academic year?

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We've Reached Our United Way Goal!

Contributed by Cindy Neal on 01/21/2008 

We have exceeded our $63,500 goal and have raised $63,832 to date -- with more contributions expected over the next few weeks!

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Psychology professor Barney Beins coauthored a book with his daughter, Agatha, on writing in psychology.

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Concerto Competition

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck on 01/21/2008 

The annual concerto competition, in which School of Music students compete for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the IC Symphony Orchestra, is open to the public and will be held on Sunday, January 27, at 1:00 p.m. in Ford Hall.

WomenSpeak: Call for Presentations

Contributed by Katie Marks on 01/21/2008 

The Women's Studies Program's annual in-house conference, WomenSpeak, will take place on Tuesday, February 26, from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge of the Campus Center.

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The Fred Kastenbaum PreHealth Award is available through the Premedical Sciences.

$500 is awarded each semester by the Premed Committee.

The funds are to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT, OAT, and/or GRE.

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About a dozen paintings by Harry McCue, professor and chair of the art department, will be exhibited at the Upstairs Gallery during the "Light In Winter" festival.

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Are you 21, hold a valid driver's license, and are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.?

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Wellness Clinic Accepting New Members

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 01/21/2008 

Now that the holidays are over, let the Wellness Clinic help you to keep those New Year's resolutions!

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