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Volume 24, No. 4       October 1, 2001

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Park School Series to Host Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns

Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns will share his expertise with students and faculty in the Park School and deliver a free public lecture during a four-day stay on campus.

Whalen Memorial Service Slated

he campus community is invited to attend services on Friday, October 12, for president emeritus James J. Whalen, who passed away in Boston on September 6 after a brief illness.

Ithaca College Responds to September 11 Terrorist Attacks

Though far away from campus, the horrific events of Tuesday, September 11, touched every member of the Ithaca College community in some fashion. In the aftermath, the College supplied information and assistance to those in need.

Fundraising for Victims

As part of a student fund-raising effort for the victims of the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, students could buy strips of paper for a dollar apiece and inscribe them with a message.

Ithaca College to Celebrate Karel Husa’s 80 Years of Life and Music

The public is invited to two free events commemorating the life and acclaimed music of Karel Husa, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and former Ithaca College faculty member who turned 80 in August.

‘Race and Its Meanings’ Series Continues with Talk by bell hooks

Ithaca College’s yearlong lecture and discussion series, "Race and Its Meanings," will continue on Wednesday, October 3, with "Representation: Changing the Image," a talk by social critic, essayist, and poet bell hooks.

Two AIDS Events to Focus on Hope and Awareness

The Ithaca College AIDS Working Group is sponsoring two events in October to promote understanding of the AIDS epidemic and those most directly affected by it --- and to offer hope. .

Director Appointed to Lead Park Scholar Program

Susannah Maxwell has been named the first full-time director of the Park Scholar Program, a merit-based financial assistance program that covers the full cost of up to four years of undergraduate study in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.

Online Learning to Be Topic of Talk

Samuel Shmikler ’77 --- president of the Periscope Organization, a human performance and consulting firm --- will present "Creating Killer Learning Interactions Online," a talk sponsored by the Department of Organizational Communication, Learning, and Design.

Programs to Mark Suicide and Depression Awareness Week

This part of Ithaca College’s suicide prevention effort will be held in October to teach the campus community how to recognize, approach, and support a suicidal student and how to help the student get professional care. Coordinated by the counseling center and supported by a grant from the Rodd D. Brickell Foundation, the events will include programs for faculty, staff, and students.


Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Erik Kibelsbeck, Dave Maley
Publisher: Office of Public Information

THE ITHACA COLLEGE NEWS (ISSN# 1088-7873) is published 18 times a year; once in August, November, December, January, June, and July; twice in September, February, and March; and three times in October and April. Published by Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044. Periodicals postage pending at Ithaca, New York. Postmaster: Send form 3579 to the Ithaca College News, Office of Public Information, 228C Alumni Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044.

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Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 28. Sept. 2001