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David Priester, a certified professional broadcast engineer (CPBE) and director of technical operations in the Park School, has been appointed to the National Certification committee of the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

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Steven Seidman, associate professor of communication management and design and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, presented his paper, "The Design of Nazi Election Posters, and American Advertising and Public Relations," at the 39th annual conference of the International Visual Literacy Association in Curitiba, Brazil, on October 10.

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Sidewalk Closure

Contributed by Jeff Paddock on 10/12/2007 

To help ensure the safety of the campus community, the walkway around the north side of the Dillingham Center fountain will be closed until further notice.

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The Ithaca College chapters of Sigma Iota Epsilon and the American Marketing Association and the Office of Career Services cordially invite you to attend the 11th annual Etiquette Dinner.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Contributed by Mary Kurtz on 10/12/2007 

The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a noncompetitive walk supporting the American Cancer Society's unique mission to fight breast cancer on four fronts: research, education, advocacy, and service programs.

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Career Services' Opportunity Knocks is jammed packed with interview opportunities, big events and contests. What more could you want?

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As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Kim Conrad and Sybil Conrad will present a free session, entitled "What Do You Want and How Do You Get It?" on Tuesday, October 16, from 12:10 to 1:05 p.m. in the Clark Lounge.

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The informal education and support group for employees dealing with caregiving issues now meets the third Friday of each month. The group was established by the Gerontology Institute together with the Office of Human Resources.

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Congratulations to Doreen Hettich-Atkins, coordinator of special services and programs in the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life, for taking first place in the area Toastmaster's Table Topics contest held Saturday, September 29, at Longview.

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This Tuesday, October 16, and Tuesday, October 30, from noon to 12:45 pm, Aetna will be conducting Lunch and Learn sessions that will focus on the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) and its Health Savings Account (HSA).

If you are considering electing the HDHP, are just curious, or are currently enrolled in the plan and have questions, please join us!

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Representatives from Academic Search, Inc., will be on campus on October 23 and 24 to gather information from H&S faculty, staff, and students.

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Need a Job Done? Rent-a-Rower!

Contributed by Becky Robinson on 10/12/2007 

As an annual tradition, members of the men's and women's crew will be available for hire on Sunday afternoon, November 4. They can rake leaves, clean garages, dig ditches, move furniture, paint fences, pull up docks, or help with just about any other heavy-duty task. The cost is $10 per hour, per worker (with a minimum order of two workers and $50).

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The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety has identified the person responsible for committing a burglary in the East Tower residence hall reported on September 22, 2007. This incident had been publicized in a Public Safety Alert issued the following day.

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Biology Seminar with Nancy Jacobson:
"Biology and Sustainable Development: A Report from the 2007 IUBS Scientific Symposium"

Thursday, October 25
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

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The Empire 8 has been announced as an All-American Sportsmanship Conference for National Sportsmanship Day by the Institute for International Sport. This is the first time a conference has received such an honor from IIS. For more information, visit the conference website at

Show your school spirit at this year's Cortaca football game and puchase your Cortaca Rally Towel, brought to you by the Sport Business and Entertainment Club. Bring them to the game and wave them proud!

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Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/11/2007 

Please note the Fitness Center's change in hours during fall break.

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Homecoming Week a Success!

Contributed by Cornell Woodson on 10/11/2007 

Thank you to everyone who helped plan and implement this year's Homecoming Week events. Also, a huge thank you to everyone who attended the pep rally. I estimated about 500 people would attend this event and we had over 400 people in attendance.

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Service Learning Workshop

Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 10/10/2007 

The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Cornell University Gerontology Certificate Program are pleased to invite interested faculty to a professional development program on Friday, October 26th from 1:00 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at Lifelong (119 West Court Street, Ithaca).

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Megan Ehrhart's animated film, Lucid Lunch, was screened as part of the 2007 Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival in Switzerland this week.

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