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Webmail System Update

Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 03/29/2006 

The use of Webmail continues to grow, and at some points during the day the number of users attempting to access it exceeds the capacity that the current machine can handle.

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The next meeting for the informal education and support group for employees dealing with caregiving issues is scheduled for Friday, April 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in room 413 of the Center for Health Sciences (Gerontology Resource Room).

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The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) at Ithaca College invites you to the festival's opening gala for Counting, an installation in the Campus Quad, on Thursday, March 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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An open meeting with David Garcia and Virginia Mansfield-Richardson, candidates for associate provost, will be held on Tuesday, April 4, from 12:10 to 1:05 p.m. in Emerson Suite B.

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Don't be an April Fool, get your blood pressure checked tomorrow.

On Friday, March 31, the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic's No Pressure Blood Pressure screenings will once again be holding a campus wide blood pressure screening.

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Celebrate LGBT Awareness Month

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 03/29/2006 

April is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Awareness Month.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services, in collaboration with a variety of campus student groups, departments, and offices, will host events and learning opportunities focusing on LGBT themes throughout the month.

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The I.C. Coordinating Team for the Ithaca College-EcoVillage at Ithaca Partnership for Sustainability solicits applications for curriculum development initiatives in the area of sustainability. $1,000 curriculum development mini-grants will support work conducted during the summer of 2006.

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Elisabeth Nonas, cinema and photography, is an active screenwriter and novelist. In this colloquium she reflects on teaching and scholarship, writing screenplays and novels, and the multiple identities she integrates.

Tuesday, April 4, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m., in the Clark Lounge of the Campus Center, the Colloquium is open to all. You are welcome to bring lunch; coffee and light treats are provided.

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Pick up an application for summer employment at the Fitness Center.

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Students seeking financial aid for the 2006 summer sessions are required to complete the Undergraduate Summer Session 2006 Financial Aid Application by the priority deadline date of April 1, 2006. Don't miss the deadline!

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Are you interested in a great leadership opportunity for your senior year? Would you like to enhance your resume and learn new skills?

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James J. Whalen Academic Symposium

Contributed by Laurie Wasik on 03/28/2006 

The annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium will be held on Monday, April 3, 2006, in the Ithaca College Campus Center (Emerson Suites, Clark Lounge, Klingenstein Lounge, and North Meeting Room), beginning at 9:00 a.m., and continuing throughout the day.

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The Ithaca College women's track and field team has donated $1,250 to the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross. The team raised the money through sales of Bombers "Live Strong-style" bracelets.

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Ithacan Named Gold Medalist

Contributed by Michael Serino on 03/27/2006 

The Ithacan has been named a Gold Medalist for the Fall 2004 and Spring 2005 semesters in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's annual College Newspaper Critique.

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Bill Sheasgreen, director of the London Center, will be on campus from March 31 to April 4. The Office of International Programs will be hosting a Coffee Talk reception to welcome him on Friday, March 31, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the North Meeting Room, Campus Center.

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On Wednesday, March 29, photographer Jonathan Moller will speak about his work currently on display in the Handwerker Gallery. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Textor 103.

In addition, Moller will hold a workshop, "The Blending of Activism and Art" at the Handwerker Gallery at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.

The talk and workshop are held in conjunction with "Refugees Even After Death: A Quest for Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation," a traveling photography exhibition that portrays the exhumations of clandestine cemeteries in Guatemala.

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Leigh Ann Vaughn gave the plenary talk at the North American Flowerbulb Wholesalers Association (NAFWA) Conference at Cornell on Saturday, March 25. The address was entitled "Will the experience be a good one? A psychological perspective on buying and caring for plants."

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Ithaca College students, parents, faculty, and alumni are invited to play in the Department of Sport Management and Media's third annual Hole-in-One Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22, at the Hillendale Golf Course.

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Homer Implementation

Contributed by Christopher Knauer on 03/27/2006 

During the next several days the Registrar's Office will be preparing to "go live" with Homer on Monday, April 3. We appreciate your patience; calls and emails will be responded to as quickly as possible. We welcome feedback regarding the experiences of the campus community with Homer. Please send feedback to and we will answer as quickly as we can. There is also a HomerConnect: Frequently Asked Questions document available on the Registrar's Office Homepage:

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