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Two Ithaca College students will be contestants on the syndicated version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Amanda Pendolino '07 and Jessica Morello '05 will be on shows airing July 4-5 and July 8 respectively. Who Wants to be a Millionaire? is shown on WIXT (ABC) at 7:00 p.m.

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ITS wants to notify users of the Ithaca College email system that new email servers will be installed at the end of July. These servers are responsible for handling all Ithaca College email activity and are being replaced with updated equipment.

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The NCAA spring sports championship highlight show will air Saturday, July 2, at 5:00 p.m. on CBS. The show features highlights of NCAA spring sport champions in all sports and all divisions, including the IC women’s crew which won its second straight national title.

Take an air conditioned coach ride to Darien Lake. Giant water slides and awesome roller coasters await (lockers available on premises). The payment deadline is Friday, July 1, at 4:00 pm. (Did you know that regular admission to Darien Lake is $33.99/adult? And that’s without the coach ride!) Pay by the due date and you’ll be automatically entered in our ticket give away!

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Teaching Discussions Continue

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 06/25/2005 

Open discussions following the week of workshops on course design continue on Wednesday, June 29, 2:00-3:00 in CHS 201. The last group was a lively exchange of strategies for reducing anxiety, using WebCT effectively, and helping students keep up with the reading. These discussions are open to anyone, whether or not you are a faculty member and whether or not you attended the workshops.

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A task force chaired by Dean Art Ostrander and containing broad representation from knowledgeable faculty and staff across campus recommended earlier this year the creation of a Department of Education in the School of Humanities and Sciences to replace the current Center for Teacher Education.

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Buzzsaw Haircut, Ithaca College's student-run alternative news/media magazine, was recognized by the Independent Press Association's Campus Journalism Program. The publication received two Campus Independent Journalism Awards including Best Independent Campus Publication of the Year with a Budget under $10,000.

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The School of Business is proud to announce that the IC chapter of NABA (the National Association of Black Accountants) finished second in its division (Eastern Region) for chapter competition for the second year in a row.

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Attention Meal Plan Participants: As of Sunday, June 26, 2005, the Campus Center Dining Hall will be OPEN. This is the only location that your meal plan will be valid.

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I am pleased to announce that the College is generously providing its employees with an additional day of holiday time over the 2005-6 winter break.

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Following a national search, Suki Montgomery has been selected as the new assistant director of the counseling center.

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Jazz saxophonist Chris Vadala will give a free concert on Tuesday, June 28 at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College. He will collaborate with guitarist Steve Brown, bassist Miles Brown, and drummer Tom Killian. The concert is part of a weeklong saxophone workshop.

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Stephen Sweet Coedits Journal

Contributed by Jonathan Laskowitz on 06/22/2005 

Stephen Sweet (sociology) and Kerry Strand (Hood College) coedited a special issue of the journal Teaching Sociology on the subject of Cultivating Quantitative Literacy. The issue will appear in 2006.

The Ithaca College Toastmaster Club was recognized as a Select Distinguished Club for 2004-5 from Toastmasters International. In order to qualify for the award, clubs must achieve seven of the ten goals set out each year for each club, as well as maintain 20 members or have a net growth of at least 5 members.

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A Swedish Teaching Exchange

Contributed by Carole W. Dennis on 06/20/2005 

Carole Dennis, chair of the occupational therapy program, recently returned from three weeks of teaching in Jönköping, Sweden, as part of an exchange program with Ithaca College and Jönköping University.

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Please join the staff of the Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs on June 29 in saying farewell to Grant Wilder, area coordinator.

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Yankees -- 27 August

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

Mark your calendars! The bus trip committee has purchased tickets for the Kansas City game at Yankee Stadium (game time 1:05 pm). We will have a bus departing IC that Saturday morning. More details to follow (ie. price, time, etc.).

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Darien Lake Trip

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 06/19/2005 

From roller coasters to giant water slides, enjoy a day with friends and family at one of New York State’s premier amusement parks, Six Flags Darien Lake.

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Please join the Office of Multicultural Affairs staff on June 27 in saying farewell to Kristina Nance, student development/CSTEP coordinator.

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The second annual Department of Sport Management & Media Hole-in-One Golf Tournament held at Hillendale Golf Course on April 23, was a huge success! A total of 55 students, parents, alumni, and faculty participated in the event.

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