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Faculty and staff who may have reason to drive College-owned or rented vehicles must arrange to have their driving record checked once every two (2) academic years (not calendar years). However, students must submit a form annually (once every 12 months). Departments employing student drivers must be sure that students are 21 years of age, have submitted the Driver Information Form for approval, and registered to complete the mandatory two-hour driver safety class prior to allowing them to drive. Class dates and times are posted on the Risk Management website at

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It's Intramural Time Again

Contributed by Jamie Drahos on 09/01/2006 

Intramural Soccer and Softball Deadlines Coming Up.

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Library copy checked out? No money to buy your own copy? Don't give up, read on.

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The "Out of the Closet and onto the Screen" film series continues on Thursday, September 7, with a showing of "Key West, City of Colors" at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103. In this film, Key West becomes the inspiration for the 25th anniversary of the original Rainbow Flag, a metaphor for the community and diversity.

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Don’t forget, Tuesday, September 5, Dr. Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and this year’s First-Year Experience guest speaker, will give her public presentation at 7:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Campus Center Balloons

Contributed by Sybil Conrad on 09/01/2006 

Ordering balloons from the Campus Center? Please note that we have condensed our stock of balloons.

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We are pleased to announce that the eighth offering of LeaderShip will begin on November 2 – 3, 2006. Please visit the website, LeaderShip, for a detailed explanation of the program including an application form. We encourage you to consider participating in the program OR you may nominate individual(s) whom you feel have demonstrated leadership capacity or potential and have expressed a desire to grow. We will select a group of 24 employees. Participants must commit to all aspects of the program.

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LeaderQuest is a leadership development program designed for first year students interested in exploring their leadership potential and meeting fellow students. In this program, you will explore the topic of leadership in an interactive, engaging environment.

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Teach in Antigua

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 08/31/2006 

The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite faculty and staff members to submit proposals for new short-term study abroad programs in Antigua for the winter, spring break, or summer 2007.

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September 15-16 brings us the annual Professionals Symposium. The keynote speaker for this year's annual award banquet is Carlos Perkins '99, who currently serves as the Executive Director of G 12 Youth Empowerment Center at the Greater Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal Church in Prince George's County, Maryland.

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New Premedical Science Website

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 08/31/2006 

The premedical sciences URL has been changed to

Please direct interested people to the site for events/announcements/information.

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Laser Ink Cartridge Recycling

Contributed by Mark Darling on 08/31/2006 

Due to the increase in transportation costs, REMP is asking that individual laser cartridges be recycled using the pre-paid shipping label that accompanies the installation instruction in the box with each new replacement cartridge. If a return label does not accompany a cartridge, the cartridge should be disposed of in the trash.

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TIAA-CREF One-On-One Sessions

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 08/31/2006 

Are you planning appropriately for your retirement?

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Study Abroad Info Sessions

Contributed by Rachel Gould on 08/31/2006 

Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions! The Options for Study Abroad at Ithaca College sessions give an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you. The London Center and Walkabout Down Under sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester abroad in London or Australia would be like. Come learn more about your study abroad options!

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Friends don't let friends play intramurals!

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Krista Scott, Theatre Arts Voice & Speech specialist, presents at two conferences

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Do you want to share your love with IC with prospective students? Become an Admission Student Ambassador!

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Karen Allaben-Confer (’69) and John Confer presented at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster, MA.

“The Art of Birds-from Terns to Petrels and Puffins” (Karen)

Karen, noted seabird artist, offered a look inside the creative sole of a bird artist who loves the sea and seabirds, and believes that science and art are fraternal. Karen was the winner of the George Miksch Sutton Award for Ornitholgical Art!

“The Removal of Science form Public Decisions: A Discussion about Global Warming & Evolution” (John)

For over three decades John has studied the ecology and life history of Golden-winged and Blue-winger Warblers, examing factors that influence nesting success. Much of his research is concerned with the regulation of species diversity and abundance, man's impact on our natural ecosystem. John's exceptional background in environmental impact on bird habitats and behaviors enriches his perspective on the timely subject of global warming.


Join the informational meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 7 p.m., CNS 112.

Complete details are on-line at:

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Farewell to Graham Stewart

Contributed by Shelley Semmler on 08/31/2006 

Graham will join the University at Buffalo as associate vice president for alumni relations.

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