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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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Turn on and tune in to WHCU 870 AM at 9:40 a.m. Friday, September 1 to hear David Prunty speaking on, you guessed it, the laundry story. And, the story is not washed out yet. Next Tuesday, Channel 10 is coming to campus to do the story for telly. Details later.

Welcome to 2006–2007 at IC

Contributed by David Maley on 08/30/2006 

Welcome to the 2006–2007 school year and to Intercom, the faculty, staff, and student information center for Ithaca College. Through Intercom, all members of the campus community can learn about news, events, and developments across South Hill as well as receive notices from their IC colleagues.

More on how you can be a part of Intercom in a little bit, but first here is some news worth noting as the new academic year begins.

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Improve Your Public Speaking

Contributed by Drew Hatton on 08/30/2006 

Amaze Your Friends...
Astonish Your Professors...
Astound Your Employer...

Improve Your Speaking Ability...

...Join Toastmasters!

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The fall 2006 issue of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

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Maria DiFrancesco recently published "Sisterhood and
Violence in Cristina Fernández Cubas's Hermanas de
sangre," in a special edition of the peer reviewed
journal, Letras Femeninas (Vol. 32, No.1, Verano
2006). Letras Femeninas is a publication of the
Asociación Internacional de Literatura Femenina
Hispánica (AILFH). The special edition of the journal
celebrates 25 years of scholarship by Feministas
Unidas and foregrounds positions on gender, writing,
ethnicity, identity and mother/sisterhood.

Beth Pallo (Environmental Science ’06 with Chemistry concentration) and Akiko Fillinger (Assistant Professor of Chemistry) presented their poster on an interdisciplinary project titled, “Multi-faced Evaluation of Sustainable Landscaping on a College Campus” at the 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology at Houston, TX, on August 19-22, 2006. This project aims to increase sustainability on our College’s landscaping practice by moving from tradition mono-crop lawns to a mixture that includes grasslands and wildflowers. ( We will monitor soil chemistry, biodiversity, economics of lawn vs. non-lawn landscaping, and attitudes of the college community. Beth’s poster presentation was well received by many environmental scientists and engineers from all over the world.

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Professor Leigh Ann Vaughn (Psychology) published a paper with her students in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, one of the premiere journals in social psychology.

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Psychology student Kumar Yogeeswaren ('06) won an honorable mention for his research presentation A cross-cultural study on kindergarten daily activities in India and Japan at the 5th Annual Conference for the Behavioral Sciences at Mount Union College, Ohio.

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