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The College's annual Celebration of Service will take place on Friday, April 15! Please join us to recognize the year-long service efforts of our faculty, staff, and students!

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Observatory Public Night

Contributed by Susanna Stumpe on 04/13/2005 

The Clinton B. Ford Observatory will be open to the public this Friday, April 15, 8:30 to 11:30 pm. To attend the public night, just show up in front of Textor Hall by the flagpole. A shuttle van will make regular runs to convey people from the flagpole up to the observatory and back down.

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On April 20, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute will present a panel discussion on Social Security.

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Senior Week Golf Tournament

Contributed by Morgan Steele on 04/13/2005 

The senior class and recreational sports will sponsor a golf tournament for all those interested on Friday, May 13, at 9:00 am. The price for the tournament is $43.00 and prizes will be awarded. Please see details below. This is a great opportunity to relax before the formal on Friday evening!

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In a collaborative effort between psychology faculty and the Research Committee of the Health Promotion Program, Hugh Stephenson is the primary author of an article on college student suicidal ideation.

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The Counseling Center will be conducting interviews for the assistant sirector position on Monday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 20.

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Project Look Sharp at will be hosting its sixth annual Media Literacy Summer Institute July 11-15, 2005, on the Ithaca College campus.

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Panel on How to Publish Your Writing

Contributed by Ann Cusmano on 04/13/2005 

Wednesday, April 20, 2005, 7:00 pm, in Clark Lounge, Come hear members of the writing department faculty talk about how to publish in various genres. Much of the session will be for questions and answers. Bring a pad to take notes you will use!

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Summer Reading Group Announced

Contributed by Susanne Morgan on 04/13/2005 

The Center for Faclty Excellences announces the formation of groups for reading and discussing one or more books on college teaching. Open to all, the groups will choose a time and format for meetings. The launching meeting will take place on Friday, May 13, 11:00 am to noon in CHS 200.

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An additional student driver safety class has been scheduled for the spring semester on Sunday, April 24, 2:00-4:00 pm (location to be determined).

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Fiscal Year-End Procedures

Contributed by Vanessa Brown on 04/13/2005 

TO: All Budget Managers
FROM: Carl Sgrecci, Vice President, Finance and Administration
RE: Fiscal Year-End Procedures

I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone about College policy regarding expenditures for the balance of the fiscal year, which ends on May 31, 2005, so you can plan accordingly.

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David Marcus, scholar in residence in the Journalism department, will give a presentation titled, “Covering Teens and Tweens: A Reporter’s Journey into American Adolescence” on Wednesday, April 13, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Park 220.

Marcus, a Pulitzer Prize-winner, will discuss the four years of camping, hiking, teaching, and observing group therapy that led to his widely-praised nonfiction book, What It Takes to Pull Me Through: Why Teenagers Get in Trouble and How Four of Them Got Out. He’ll show a short video and he’ll talk about innovative ways for print journalists and broadcasters to tell stories of children and teenagers.

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Andrew Goldfrach ('05, health policy studies) has been awarded the American College of Healthcare Executives Student Leadership Award.

In a ceremony held during a class on Professional Leadership in Health (662-44400), a senior health policy studies student was awarded the Upstate New York Student Leadership in Health Award by the ACHE regent Nick Fabrizio. This is the second consecutive year that an Ithaca College student has won this award.

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ICTV and a group of four students producers received honors at the Region 1 meeting of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), held in Stamford, Conn. on April 9.

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Ghirardo & Roberts exhibit DVD installation

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More Awards for the Ithacan

Contributed by Michael Serino on 04/12/2005 

While the New York Press Association was presenting the Ithacan with its top award in Albany last Saturday (see "Ithacan Sweeps New York State Awards," posted 4/10/05), the Society of Professional Journalists was holding its region 1 meeting in Stamford, Conn. -- and presenting the paper with additional honors.

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Earth Week Activites April 17-22

Contributed by Mark Darling on 04/12/2005 

Earth Week is coming! The Ithaca College Environmental Society (ICES) is planning a full week of events from April 17 to the 22. A full schedule is below:

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In this digital age, come meet the man who created AOL News! Also have some cake with us as we celebrate the end of another great year of SPJ.

Monday, April 18, 7:00 p.m., Park 283

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Shannon Werner (Chemistry '03) has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship.

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I've done a basic "webliography" of articles (with full-text available to us online), books, and web sources to help incoming students and staff facilitators with Tim O'Brien's novel The Things They Carried. All the references are listed at Resources List.

What other sources should I add?

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