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Volume 23, No. 15       April 16, 2001


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Number of Incoming Park Scholars Will Be Doubled

A scholarship program that provides educational opportunities for outstanding students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications will be expanding. Park Scholar Awards --- which have been given to 10 incoming students annually --- will be given to 20 new students each year beginning in the fall of 2002.

College Plans Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Program

A new scholarship program will provide substantial financial assistance to incoming Ithaca College students of exceptional academic ability who are members of ethnic or racial groups that have historically been underrepresented in American higher education. The program, sponsored by the Office of Admission and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will be inaugurated with 15 recipients.

‘PrimeTime’ Correspondent Will Be Savitch Speaker

Sylvia Chase, ABC News correspondent for PrimeTime Thursday, will deliver this year’s Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series talk in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Titled "Television News: Maybe Henny Penny Is Right," her presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

College Responds to Report, Revamps Alcohol Policy

In accord with key recommendations from the President’s Task Force on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention, changes will be made to the Ithaca College Student Conduct Code. The changes will make it a violation of the conduct code for any student under the age of 21 to possess or consume alcohol on campus, and for anyone to possess an open container of alcohol in a public area on campus.

Concert Will Celebrate the Life of Longtime Friend Chas Hockett

A concert honoring the memory of the longtime Ithaca College supporter, "A Mostly Musical Celebration of the Life of Charles F. Hockett" will be held on Sunday, April 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the recital hall. "Chas" Hockett passed away last November.

Fair to Prove Math Can Be Fun

Many participants --- most of them Ithaca College students --- will celebrate the beauty of mathematics at the "Math and Talent Fair for Learners of All Ages," to be held on the third floor of Williams Hall on Sunday, April 22.

Student Works on Display in Handwerker Gallery

An opening reception for the Annual Senior Student Exhibition will be held April 19 in the Handwerker Gallery. The exhibit showcases the creative achievements of students in the Department of Art and the Department of Cinema and Photography.

Choral Union and Orchestra to Perform Brahms German Requiem

The 260-member choral union and the 90-member symphony orchestra will present two performances of the Johannes Brahms masterpiece in April. The concerts will be held Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

Ithaca College Theatre Season Closes with ‘The Trojan Women’

This staging in Hoerner Theatre of the ancient Greek drama by Euripides will feature an original score by associate professor of music Peter Rothbart.

Grant Will Help Public Schools Teach Aging Issues

The Gerontology Institute has received $240,000 from an anonymous donor to support a two-year program aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of class activities and lesson plans that integrate gerontology-related topics into the social studies 7-12 curricula.



Calendar of Events

Principal events on campus April 16-May 2

Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 12. Apr. 2001