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Talking in Class about the War

Contributed by Beth Harris on 03/17/2003 

The Students for a Just Peace asked me to share their concerns with all of the IC faculty. As SJP's faculty adviser, I appreciate the students' anxieties about the United States invading Iraq. Joey Cronen, the cochair for education, sends the following note.

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2003 Employee Recognition

Contributed by Deborah Merriman on 03/17/2003 

Our annual recognition celebration is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2003, beginning at noon, in the Emerson Suites. The annual celebration honors dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators who have completed 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service as well those employees who have retired or are retiring during the 2002-2003 fiscal year.

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Open forums for faculty, staff, administrators, and students

Resumes and evaluation forms for each candidate are available in the Vice President's Office for Student Affairs and Campus Life, 340 Egbert Hall. These materials will also be available at each forum site.

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Ithaca College's Delta Phi chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the international honor society, has been named "Chapter of the Year" by the national governing body. The chapter has grown a great deal since its conception two years ago and hosts several events, including the "One World" celebration in the spring. The society recognizes students, faculty, and staff who have demonstrated a substantial commitment to internationalizing education.

Contibuted by Adrian Sherman

Environmentalist to Speak

Contributed by Adrian Sherman on 03/17/2003 

Sandra Steingraber, a national figure in environmental health, will present, "Living Downstream Revisited: Environmental Health in Latin America".

Tuesday, March 25
3:00-5:00 pm
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall

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TIAA/CREF Seminars

Contributed by Margaret Dillingham on 03/17/2003 

Please join us on April 1 and April 3 for informational sessions presented by TIAA/CREF. The topic will be "Staying on Track in a Market Downturn."

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George Crawford Retirement

Contributed by Michael Bovi on 03/17/2003 

George Crawford will be retiring at the end of March after 21 years of service to Ithaca College.

For the past 16 years, he has been known to all of us as that smiling face in Mac's General Store. He is most often referred to as Mac by many students and staff. Please join us at a retirement reception for him on Thursday, March 27, 3:30-5:00 pm in the McDonald Lounge.

Contributed by Mike Bovi

Math/CS Colloquium

Contributed by Osman Yurekli on 03/17/2003 

How to Save Money with Your Computer
Using Spreadsheets for Financial Planning
John Rosenthal, professor of math/CS, Ithaca College
Tuesday, March 25, 12:10 pm
Williams 303
Free and open to the general public

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Call for Proposals

Contributed by Eileen Jacobs on 03/14/2003 

New Initiatives Fund Proposals Due by April 22

Members of the IC campus community are invited to submit proposals for the next round of review for the New Initiatives Fund.

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Faces of Iraq

Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins on 03/14/2003 

Staff member Maura Stephens and her husband, George Sapio, will share stories and pictures from their recent trip to Iraq.

Tuesday, March 18, 2003
7:00 p.m.
Textor 102

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Islam, Women, and Equality

Contributed by Andrejs Ozolins on 03/14/2003 

Reading the Quran for Liberation
A talk by Asma Barlas
Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 7:00 p.m.
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall
A reception will follow the talk.

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Faculty Recital -- Read Gainsford

Contributed by Anonymous on 03/14/2003 

Read Gainsford, an assistant professor of music performance at Ithaca College, will give a free piano recital on Sunday, March 30. The performance will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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Ithaca College Theatre and the Ithaca College School of Music will present the off-Broadway hit Bat Boy: The Musical."

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Vocal Jazz Recital

Contributed by Anonymous on 03/14/2003 

Lauri Keegan, a faculty member in the Ithaca College School of Music who performs under the stage name of Cookie Coogan, will give a free concert of jazz vocals on Tuesday, April 1. Titled "My Heart and Other Foolish Things," the performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

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"Changes in the Immigration Law -- How Do They Affect Your International Students?"
Tuesday, March 18, 12:10-1:00 pm, Clark Lounge
Adrian Sherman and others, International Programs

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The College has decided to move from the Blackboard online course management environment to an alternative one provided by the company WebCT.

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2003 OMA Awards

Contributed by Stephanie Adams on 03/13/2003 


The Office of Multicultural Affairs invites the Ithaca College community to join us in our 2003 OMA Awards on Monday, April 14, 2003, at 4:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites.

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Peer Career Advisors Wanted

Contributed by Tracey Cross-Baker on 03/13/2003 

The Office of Career Services is beginning its peer career adviser (PCA) selection process for the 2003-2004 acaemic year.

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Ed Tech Day 2003 - Thursday, March 20

Contributed by David Weil on 03/13/2003 



13th Annual Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College
Thursday, March 20, 9:00-4:00 pm, Campus Center

This exciting event features a vendor showcase, college showcase, and seminars running throughout the day where you can learn about the latest developments in computer, audio-visual, and communication technologies. You can even register to win a brand new Dell OptiPlex computer, courtesy of Dell Computer.

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Introduction to Massage

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 03/13/2003 

Introduction to Massage classes run March 27 through May 1. Sign-ups are still available at the fitness center. Class meets Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm in the Hill Center seminar room. $30.00 for the six-week session. Stop in the Fitness Center and sign up today because there are limited slots available. Checks paid to Ithaca College or cash is accepted.

If you have any questions, please call Kathy Farley, 274-3294.