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The application deadline for studying in Antigua during winter break (January 2-13, 2006) is November 1. Visit for further details and an application.

Mead Loop, associate professor and chair of the Journalism Department, was elected to a two-year term as vice president of the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s largest journalism organization with 10,000 members. He will be responsible for campus chapter affairs nationwide, and serve on the executive committee in charge of SPJ finances and policies. Loop also is co-chair of the grants committee of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, an $11 million foundation that funds journalism education and professional development for SPJ. Loop serves as the adviser to the Ithaca College chapter of SPJ.

Journalist Ira Silverman will speak on “The World of Investigative Journalism: Confidential Sources, Cut-outs, Dangles, and the Hunt for the Big Story” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 3 in the Park Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Officers receive Kiwanis Award

Contributed by William Ferguson on 10/26/2005 

Two Ithaca College Public Safety Employees receive Kiwanis ‘Officer of the Month’ award.

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In "Rainy Days and Rainbows", New Orleans Storyteller Angela Davis tells her story of riding out Hurricane Katrina.

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In "Rainy Days and Rainbows", New Orleans Storyteller Angela Davis
tells her story of riding out Hurricane Katrina.

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The weather is getting colder, the leaves are disappearing, and ideal conditions for outdoor exercise are quickly disappearing with shorter days. Don't let this discourage you from getting healthy. Weight Watchers at Work can help you get through the winter months with ease and wonderful results! Our new session will be starting November 1 -- time to map your strategy for a successful aproach to good health!

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Psychology Research Wins Award

Contributed by Judy Smith on 10/25/2005 

The Psychology Department's Humor Research Team was honored by the New England Psychological Association (NEPA) for presenting the best faculty-student poster at the recent annual convention of NEPA in New Haven, Connecticut on October 15.

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Dr. Margaret Arnold, Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services (TRLS),
recently presented at the National Recreation and Park Association
Congress in San Antonio.

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Flu Vaccination Clinic October 26, 2005 from 3:00 to 4:30pm at the Hammond Health Center no appointment needed, first come first serve.

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The Ithaca College InterFaith Council welcomes author and guest speaker Cleo Kearns for an upcoming presentation. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Contributed by Lynda Walters on 10/24/2005 

Now entering its 17th year, the Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.

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Premium Blend, Ithaca's female a capella group, will be performing at the gallery on Thursday, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. as a part of the gallery's Thursdays at the Handwerker series. The group consists of 16 ladies who love to sing various types of a capella music. This semester, they are producing their second CD entitled "Girl."

The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Cheryl Kramer, Handwerker Gallery director, at 274-3548.

Premium Blend will be performing at the Handwerker Gallery at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, as a part of the gallery's Thursdays at the Handwerker series.

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CPR/AED Class Schedule

Contributed by Kathy Farley on 10/24/2005 

Adult CPR/AED classes are now available

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The October 25 edition of Opportunity Knocks, the Career Services e-newletter is now available for students.

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Career Services is pleased to announce that Ms. Tanya Hazelhurst of INROADS will be visiting the Ithaca College campus to present information about internship opportunities through her program.

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Math Robotics Day for Kids

Contributed by Dani Novak on 10/24/2005 

As part of the H&S 50-year celebration the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science are sponsoring a Math Robotics Fun Day for elementrary schoolchildren.

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On Wednesday, October 26, 2005 (Campus Sustainability Day) Ithaca College Dining Services is proud to announce that Green Mountain Fair Trade Coffee will begin to be served at Campus Center Dining Hall.

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Angus Godwin, professor of vocal performance at Ithaca College’s School of Music, will present a free concert of music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and the like on Sunday, October 30, at 2:00 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall. He will be assisted by Steve Brown, guitar; Gordon Stout, marimba; and Nicholas Walker, string bass.

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