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Resident Assistant of the Block: Caitlin Baran & Rachel Schlabach

Program of the Block: "Dalai Lama and Bridging the Gap: Coffee House," hosted by the resident assistants in Emerson Hall

Bulletin Board of the Block: Bree Bendix & Brittany Bookman

Community of the Block: Lendy Krantz & the Residents of Vecinos

Door Tag of the Block: Don Spacht

Interested in nominating a Resident Assistant for an upcoming "Of the Block" Award? Contact for a nomination form!

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The Caring and Sharing Committee's Thanksgiving Food Drive will end on Thursday, November 15.

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Talk About Strong Communities ...

Contributed by Karen McGavin on 11/10/2007 

After only two-and-a-half short weeks, Ithaca College has surpassed 50 percent of our United Way giving goal of $63,500. If that doesn't embody this year's campaign theme, "Strong People, Strong Families, Strong Communities," I don't know what does!

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The Division of Finance and Administration is pleased to announce the streamlining of operations through a restructuring and renaming of the Duplicating Center.

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Public Safety Alert

Contributed by David Maley on 11/10/2007 

Cornell University Police is seeking witnesses, believed to be Ithaca College students, who were present during an assault incident that took place on the Cornell campus on the evening of Friday, November 9.

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As a part of the Student Leadership Institute, Terry Martinez will present a free session, entitled "Social Styles," on Wednesday, November 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the Clark Lounge. Martinez is director of student engagement and multicultural affairs at IC.

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Hey! Sustainability is Online!

Contributed by Sarah Brylinsky on 11/09/2007 

Get your fix, stay connected.

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International Education Week

Contributed by Priyam Banerjee on 11/08/2007 

The IC International Club, in conjunction with the Office of International Programs, is hosting a series of events to coordinate with International Education Week as designated by the U.S. State Department of Education.

The following events will be held:

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Updated Local Motel and Hotel Rates

Contributed by Gail Wagner on 11/08/2007 

The Purchasing Department has updated 2007-2008 "corporate rate" discounts as a guide for those campus departments who are booking local motel and hotel accommodations for guests, interview candidates, consultants, speakers, etc.

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Streetlights in the Y parking lot (across Route 96B from College's main entrance) are not working at this time, as the contractor repairing another part of the South Hill Business Complex accidentally severed the cables that provide electricity to the light poles in Y lot.

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Water For Sudan

Contributed by Samantha Wolfe on 11/08/2007 

Help STAND meet our goal of $5,000 to build a well for the people of Sudan. We will be tabling Tuesday, Nov. 13th and Wednesday, Nov. 14th from 4-8pm in the Terrace Dining Hall.

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To ensure your items arrive in time for the holidays, Mail Services has posted a new document to its website, where you can view the recommended dates for entering your cards and packages in the mail stream to ensure delivery to international and military APO and FPO addresses by Christmas Day.

We have also posted the page on the bulletin board at the Phillips Hall Post Office for your convenience.

The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life (SACL) has held its annual auction of gently used goods each Thanksgiving week for the past few years. This auction has raised nearly $1,000 for on-campus charities including Caring and Sharing and the Chapel Emergency Fund.

This year, for the first time ever, we will be opening this auction to the entire campus community! Come to IC Square from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, to bid on items that fit the description "one person's junk is another person's treasure" (and support sustainability at the same time!).

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I would like to extend my thanks to all members of the community who assisted with an extremely successful Family Weekend. Approximately 1,500 family members attended a variety of events during the weekend of November 2-4.

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The women's studies program will host another brown-bag discussion on Tuesday, November 13, from noon until 1:00 p.m. in Friends 207 for all faculty, staff, and students who are (or might be) interested in getting involved in women's studies.

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Please join in the celebration to honor all veterans and especially IC veterans at today's (Thursday, November 8) event, happening at noon in Emerson Suites.

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The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce the second reading of its fall 2007 Thursdays at the Handwerker series on November 8 at 6:30 p.m. The reading, themed “Dreams of Another Life,” will feature the Department of Writing’s assistant professor Elizabeth Lawson and senior Corey Millard.

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The Ithaca College Choir, conducted by Lawrence Doebler, will perform the world premiere of “Confederate Soldier’s Prayer” by Gary Schocker at the 28th annual Choral Composition Contest and Festival on Saturday, November 10. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, the free event will also feature six high school choirs, each performing pieces chosen as finalists in a national competition of newly composed works.

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Flutist Wendy Herbener Mehne will present a free flute recital on Sunday, November 11, at 4:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. Mehne, a professor of music performance in the School of Music, will be joined by pianist Diane Birr and clarinetist Michael Galván in a program of Hungarian and gypsy music.

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ICBellPeople is looking for new members!

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