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Volume 23, No. 6       October 30, 2000

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Robert Mudge has New Duties as Director of Purchasing

In his new duties he will be responsible for planning and directing all the College’s buying operations.

Two New Members Join Ithaca College Board of Trustees

Former Cornell University professor and dean Francille Firebaugh and attorney Susan Scanlon ’71 have been elected to four-year terms on the Ithaca College Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees Discusses College’s Future Direction

The board held an in-depth discussion prompted by the ongoing work of the All-College Planning and Priorities Committee, which has nearly completed its development of implementation strategies for the institutional priorities and associated goals identified last spring.

Phillips Portrait Unveiled

President Peggy R. Williams and chairman of the board of trustees Herman E. Muller Jr. ’51 unveiled a portrait of Ellis L. Phillips Jr. at an October 12 ceremony.

Photographs by ‘Lost Generation’ Artist Berenice Abbott at Gallery

An opening reception for Berenice Abbott: Photography will be held at the Handwerker Gallery from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9. The exhibit of Abbott’s portraits (such as Joyce, left) and her images of New York City in the 1930s will run through December 10.

College Choir to Perform World Premiere of ‘Ithaka’

The Ithaca College Choir will perform the world premiere of George Tsontakis’s Ithaka at the 21st Choral Composition Contest and Festival on Saturday, November 11, at 7:00 p.m. in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center.

Ithaca College Concerts to Present Vocal Jazz Ensemble SoVoSó

The Ithaca College Concerts season continues on Sunday, November 12, with a performance by SoVoSó, a six-member a cappella jazz ensemble that Bobby McFerrin has called "tight, soulful, and a whole lotta fun."

Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members

Eight new members were admitted to the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame on October 14. The induction ceremony took place during Homecoming weekend.

Sodexho-Marriott Showcase Held on October 18

Nearly 20 exhibits were featured at the Sodexho-Marriott catering showcase held in the Emerson Suites on October 18. The showcase was presented by Sodexho-Marriott to feature some of its new catering offerings.

Homecoming Weekend Dedications

Dedications were held during Homecoming weekend for the "millennium garden" (recognizing the class of 2000 senior class gift) and the "pathway to the future," recognizing donors to the College's Millennium Campaign.

Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 27. Oct. 2000