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Hillel will host a Shabbat service this Friday, May 13th, at 6:30pm in Muller Chapel

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Faculty and staff are invited to serve as facilitators during the First Year Reading Initiative (FYRI) Discussion Group which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30, 2011 (Tuesday before the first day of classes)

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The next driver safety class will be held on Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 from 7pm-9pm in Textor 102.   Register today!

If you are a student and you need to drive a College owned/leased vehicle for any reason, you must complete a driver safety class.

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Integrated Marketing Communications majors from the Park School’s Ad Lab class traveled to New York City this weekend to compete in the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The Park School won Saturday in District 2, and will travel to San Diego in June to compete for the national championship.

Each year, IMC students in this senior capstone course spend a semester researching and developing a campaign. This year's client is JCPenney and the goal is to increase shopping frequency and grow share of wallet among female customers ages 25-34 while staying within a $100 million budget.

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Brad Collins ’11 will showcase his senior thesis film, Love Potions, at the Short Film Corner at Cannes this week.

Love Potions
is a romantic comedy about a fourth-grade boy who sneaks a harmless love potion into the lunch of a young witch.

The film’s crew was comprised of many Park students, and was completed in Professor Guido Santi’s Fall 2010 thesis class.

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Personal Paid Time Away

Contributed by Tanisha Malone on 05/10/11 

Submitted for Mark R. Coldren, AVP for Human Resources

This is a message to all benefit-eligible, exempt staff and administration.  At long last, the Office of Human Resources is very pleased to report that beginning June 1, 2011, exempt employees will be able to report personal paid time away using the on-line time card.   The on-line time card has been in use for a year now and, hopefully, the ability to report personal paid time away has become second nature.  However, documentation on how to use the on-line time card in Parnassus is available in the following location: 

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Class of 2011-Don't forget!

Contributed by Alyssa Cooper on 05/10/11 

We have secured 450 senior class donors and met our donor goal of 411!!!!  Thanks to the seniors that have given to the 2011 Senior Class Gift Campaign.  If you haven’t given, there is still time because we haven’t met our dollar goals.   

Our next participation challenge is to exceed the Class of 2010! They secured 481 senior class donors, the highest number in IC’s history.

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Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 05/10/11 

Quoted in the media: faculty members Sandra Steingraber, Deborah King, Jeff Cohen, and Craig Duncan. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page at the Office of Media Relations:

IC in the Media

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In June 2011, Kristina Jackson will participate in the Interdisciplinary Song Scholarship and Performance Program, which is a part of the Vancouver International Song Institute in Vancouver, BC. The program focuses on preparing singers and pianists to perform contemporary art songs that reach out to today's audiences, especially non-musicians. She will participate in masterclasses and musical coachings, while also working with musicologists, historians, and theorists on preparing historically-informed performances.

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Used Textbook Buyback From Spring 2011 Semester

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Strength and Conditioning Camp

Contributed by Judy Mauk on 05/10/11 

Get your young athletes to the next level this summer with IC’s Strength & Conditioning Camp!

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Please note: The last student driver class for this academic year will be offered on 5/18/2011.

Does your Department/Activity have students that need to drive Ithaca College owned or rented vehicles?  If so, the student is required to complete a driver safety class.  There is 1 class remaining for this academic year.  Classes will resume in September 2011.  

Wednesday, 5/18/2011 from 7pm to 9pm.  This class will be held in Textor 102.

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As an experiential component of three Anthropology Department courses, students participated in the April 8-9th field trip in New York City visiting museums, healing centers and Anthropology alumni who now work at non-profit health care institutions and low income outreach initiatives.


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Skott Freedman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, recently presented a workshop to speech-language pathologists in the Ithaca City School District. The workshop was part of a professional development day for the district and covered new applications to treating speech sound disorders in children. Approximately 25 participants attended.

Will you be in Ithaca this June, want to be outdoors and make 6 credits? Think about the Archaeological Field School!


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We still have quite a few packages at the Phillips Hall Post Office that arrived before this week.  Maybe your email notification went into a spam folder or your IC email is over quota or you haven't checked your email or your mail box in awhile.

Do you want to risk your package being returned to the sender as "Unclaimed"?

Please add emptying your mail box and picking up your packages to your list of things to do before you leave for the summer.

Volunteer for the University and College Counseling Centers of New York (CCNY) conference, hosted by the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), June 1-3, 2011.

It's both a great experience and a resume builder. You'll have the opportunity to attend interesting conference presentations for free. Breakfast and lunch provided!

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Biology & Biochemistry Graduates

Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 05/09/11 

To all graduating seniors in Biology -- Diploma covers will be handed out in CNS 117 at the post-commencement reception.The reception runs from 11:30 – 1:00, but please try to pick up your diploma cover before 12:30.There will be an opportunity for family and friends to take photographs as you receive your diploma cover.

  • Biochemistry Seniors will be the same time, but in CNS 118 with Chemistry.

Ithaca Dining Services’ facebook page already has 734 fans. Help us to make it 800 by the end of this semester. Five of those lucky fans will receive a Viva Box of either a Tea Time gift pack, a Fun With Photos gift pack, or iPod nano accessories. Sign up as soon as possible to be in the running.

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A new C-Store is slated to open in the Circles Community Center for Fall 2011.

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