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Happy Summer! Stop by IC Square Food Court between 11am-2pm for our Sweet & Savory Specials! 

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   The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday June 25th 5-6pm and Friday June 28th 2-3:15. It will also be open next week Tuesday July 2nd 5-6pm and Friday July 5th 2-3:15pm 

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 Katarzyna Pasternak a PhD student from the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland is visiting Ithaca to conduct research for her dissertation, The Value of Imagination in People's Lives.

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Ithaca College will hold a shelter-in-place drill on the morning of Tuesday, June 25, in the Facilities Administration Building on Farm Pond Road. The building will be completely closed to the public from 8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Any incoming phone calls—including service requests—during that time will be forwarded to the Office of Public Safety.

Only the Facilities Administration Building will be involved in the drill. All other nearby buildings and operations, including the warehouse, vehicle rental and service shop, and print shop, will remain open for business during that time. The rest of the campus will also be unaffected.

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Dear campus community,

We have some sad news to share with the Ithaca College community, as former member of the board of trustees Kurt Wolfgruber ’72 passed away on June 17 after battling cancer for the past several months. 

On behalf of the college, we want to convey our condolences to Kurt’s family, especially his wife, Kim, and his children, Derek, Christian, Hayley, and Heidi. We also offer our sympathies to his many IC friends and colleagues who had the pleasure of working with Kurt, during both his decade of service on the board from 2007 to 2017 and in his many college-related activities.

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It is with mixed emotion that I share news of the departure of our colleague Corinna Davies ‘14, admission counselor. Corinna has accepted an Assistant Director of Admission position at Merrimack College in Massachusetts. Please join us to celebrate Corinna today (Friday, June 21) 1-2:30 pm, in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center Lobby.

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Professor Johnson (Chair, Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition) presented “How Harmonic Structure Shapes Characterization in John Adams’s Nixon in China” at The Princeton Festival on July 18. 

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The Office of Admission would once again like to thank all of our campus partners for their support of our large-scale programs over the past year. Your collaboration and hard work helps to ensure the success of these programs. As you begin planning for the upcoming academic cycle, please note the dates of our Admission programs.

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PEGASYS public access channel 13 in Ithaca will show Park Center for Independent Media’s (PCIM) Izzy Award ceremony featuring speeches by Izzy Award winners Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff, Aaron Mate and Earth Island Journal’s editor Maureen Nandini Mitra.

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Sara Haefeli, associate professor of music history, is the first ever scholar-in-residence at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP) at New England Conservatory in Boston. The week-long festival includes daily masterclasses, colloquia, rehearsals, and concerts. Haefeli joins composer-in-residence Michael Finnissy, guest artists Mark Dresser (bass) and Joseph Kubera (piano), and the Ensemble-in-Residence, the Callithumpian Consort (directed by Stephen Drury). For more information on the festival, please visit

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 Registration is now open for Hillel's early move in program, giving students the opportunity to settle in two days early, make friends in a smaller group setting, and get situated before the crowds arrive. 

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 David Turkon (anthropology) presented at the University of the Free State (UFS) Strategic Conversation on Food Security on May 30, 2019 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. 

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Ithaca College legendary Hall of Fame baseball coach and alumnus, George Valesente '66, has announced his retirement after 41 seasons, effective in August 2019. Valesente has been the head coach at his alma mater since 1979 and departs South Hill with a career record of 1,136-507-8 at the helm of the Bombers program. He maintained the tradition of excellence in what is Ithaca College baseball for four-plus decades and guided IC to 38 seasons with 20 or more victories. With a 31-9 campaign in 2019, Ithaca continued the nation's longest streak of consecutive winning seasons (in all divisions) to 81 years.

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Thank you for your interest in our first FaithZone religious literacy training on July 23rd.

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We're blending up Freshens Smoothies in IC Square Food Court! Grab one between 11AM - 2 PM and sip it in the sunshine!

For more information, click here!

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The College's phone system is scheduled for system maintenance on Thursday, June 20, between 6 am and 7 am.  

During this time, the phone connections between campus and the outside world will be unavailable.  The interruption could disconnect existing conversations or prevent new inbound connections.  All on campus telephone communications, blue lights, Public Safety and voicemail should remain active and uninterrupted.  The emergency notification system will continue to function during this interruption.   

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Arzu Karaduman, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, presented her paper titled "Audio mise-en-abyme and aural black-out: Ceylan’s sonic aesthetics of mourning" at the Structures and Voices: Storytelling in Post-Digital Times―The NECS 2019 Conference of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies in Gdańsk, Poland

Beginning the week of June 24th the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will be conducting a sweep of the campus for the purpose of removing bicycles and bicycle parts that are abandoned and/or locked to anything other than a bicycle rack. The sweep is being conducted to improve campus safety, maximize the availability of bike parking resources and improve the beauty of our campus environment.

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An April 2019 revision to New York's election law gives workers in the state up to three hours of paid time off to vote.

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 The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday June 18th 5-6pm and Friday June 21st 2-3:15. It will also be open next week Tuesday June 25th 5-6pm and Tuesday June 28th 2-3:15pm 

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