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We are very pleased to announce that an informal education and support group for caregivers has been established. The next meeting will be at noon, Tuesday, June 3, in the gerontology resource room.

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2003 Summer Hours Policy

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 05/09/2003 

Introducing Summers Hours 2003
I am pleased to announce that the College will adopt summer hours for 2003. The College's official business hours will end earlier on Fridays -- at 3:00 p.m. instead of 5:00 p.m. -- thus providing many of our employees a chance to get a head start on the summer weekends.

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Alumni Weekend '03

Contributed by Gretchen Van Valen on 05/09/2003 

Your alumni want to see you! Join them at Alumni Weekend '03 (May 29-June 1)! All alumni, faculty, staff, and IC friends are welcome.

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Project Look Sharp
Two exciting events from Project Look Sharp -- summer institutes and media literacy conference

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Summer exercise and recreation opportunities and policies have been announced by the recreational sports department.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute annual spring conference will provide up-to-date information for those who work with individuals who suffer from dementia.

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Book Drive

Contributed by Jennifer Strickland on 05/08/2003 

It's book drive time again! The Ithaca College Resource and Environmental Management Program (REMP) and Faculty Council are collecting materials for three book drives outlined below.

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Alumnus Wins Kentucky Derby!

Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins on 05/07/2003 

Ithaca graduate Jackson Knowlton '69 is one of the principal owners of Funny Cide, winner of the 129th Kentucky Derby. Knowlton and five high school friends got together several years ago to form Sackatoga Stables; they own three racehorses including Funny Cide, whom they purchased for $75,000 last year.

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Summer is almost here, and there is still time to get in shape for your upcoming vacation! Thanks to the efforts of Staff Council, we are able to continue to offer our very own Ithaca College "Weight Watchers at Work" program.

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Email Spam Filtering Now Available!

Contributed by David Weil on 05/07/2003 

Introducing Spam Trap -- IC's new email spam filtering system

We are pleased to introduce to the campus community a new tool to help combat the amount of spam email that arrives daily. Spam Trap is an optional spam filtering system that can help identify and reduce the amount of junk email that is received in your IC email account.

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Campus Wide Electrical Shutdown

Contributed by Susan Shutts on 05/07/2003 

Our annual electrical shutdown is scheduled for Saturday, May 24, 2003 from 6:00 am - 6:00 pm. Please mark your calendars for this annual shutdown on the Saturday following Commencement each and every year.

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The Senior Class of 2003 would like to invite you to a thank you brunch to be held during Senior Week -- Friday, May 16, at 10:00 am in the Emerson Suites.

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Payroll Office Seeks Input

Contributed by Marian Brown on 05/07/2003 

The payroll office welcomes your input as they evaluate their delivery of payroll services to the Ithaca College campus. There are two different opportunities available to you to participate and provide feedback: an on-line survey form, or a number of focus group sessions.

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Thirteen members of the Ithaca College-Ithaca Fire Department Wellness Partnership competed in the Ithaca YMCA triathlon on May 4. This was the first time members of the Ithaca Fire Department participated in an event of this kind and is testament to both the success and continued enthusiasm for this wellness initiative.

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Two new volumes of the Ithaca College Policy Manuals have been released:

  • Volume III, Employment Policies Related to Staff
  • Volume V, Employment Policies Related to Faculty, Staff and Administrators.

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The spring issue of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, & Services newsletter is now available.

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College Librarian candidate Lisabeth Chabot will address the College community at an open meeting on Thursday, May 8, at 2:00 p.m., in the North Meeting Room of the Campus Center.

All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend this important meeting.

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Seats Available for NYC Bus Trip

Contributed by Sue Ann Vrzal on 05/05/2003 

Ithaca College Bus Trip to New York City (day trip)
Saturday, May 24
$35.00/ person

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The Ithaca women's outdoor track and field team won its sixth straight New York State Collegiate Track Conference title at this weekend's state championship meet at St. Lawrence. The Bombers won six events and Matt Belfield was named NYSCTC Coach of the Year for the third year in a row.

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Ithaca Crew Wins State Title

Contributed by Michael Warwick on 05/05/2003 

The Bombers men's and women's crew programs won the overall points trophy at this weekend's New York State Collegiate Championship Regatta, held at Whitney Point. The overall points trophy, which is earned by the combined results of all of a school's men's and women's boats, has gone to Ithaca in 10 of the past 11 years. Ithaca won gold medals in the men's second varsity eight, women's second varsity eight and women's novice eight races.

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