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Contributed by Catherine Kirchhoff on 03/28/10 

 April is Gaypril and prism is hosting a week long of AWESOME events! Read it, attend them and spread the word! 

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Be sure not to miss this week’s exciting happenings!

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Talking about Colorectal Cancer can be a touchy subject. Colorectal cancer is 90% preventable and 90% treatable if detected early, yet it remains to be the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Don’t let embarrassment be a barrier to getting screened.

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 The Ithacan has been named the Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2009 by the New York Press Association. This is the ninth time in the past 11 years that the paper has received the award.

The paper was also awarded:

  • First Place for General Excellence
  • First Place for Design
  • Third Place for Editorial
  • Third Place for Sports Coverage

In addition, the following individuals won awards for their work in The Ithacan in 2009:

  • Erin Geismar ’09, First Place, News Writing
  • Byard Duncan ’09, Second Place, News Writing
  • Allison Wassink ’09, First Place, Photography
  • Allison Wassink ’09, Third Place, Photography
  • Lilly Miller ’13, Second Place, Column Writing


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There will be 1st and 2nd night Seders for Passover Monday & Tuesday on the Balcony at Terrace Dining Hall, with food from Kosher Dining. 


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Asia Cuisine Towers Luncheon

Contributed by Davin Huang on 03/28/10 

Second event to celebrate Focus Asia Month!!


April 2nd, 11:00am - 3:00pm @ Towers Dinning Hall


For students with meal plans, enjoy delicious Asian cuisine from dumplings to lo-mein to sushi and much more! Play Asian games with us too and enter for a chance to win an "Ithaca is Gorges" t-shirt in Chinese or Korean!


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Asian Culture Club at Ithaca College at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, rape is not just an act of sexual assault: it's a weapon of war.


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If you are a faculty or staff member who has an interest in taking students overseas, we would like to invite you to attend an important workshop.  The Office of International Programs will be co-hosting, together with our affiliate IES (the Institute for the International Education of Students), a workshop entitled "Legal and Risk Management Issues Affecting International Programs" on April 22, 2010. 

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Submissions are due by April 1st for the ICNL Winter Photo Contest.

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Submissions are due by April 1st for the ICNL Winter Photo Contest.

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Are you fumbling with formulas, crying over calculations, or whining about worksheets? Would you prefer to make dazzling data sheets, cool calculations, and fantastic formulas? Well, then. Perhaps it's time for you to attend Microsoft Excel training! ITS is offering a series of two back-to-back training topics on Microsoft Excel 2007 for Windows this Thursday afternoon. Sign up now for one or both sessions by clicking the links below.

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Our recent Intercom article about the new Job Hall Center for Information Technology was incomplete. See below for an updated listing of ITS offices.


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Join PODER:Latino Student Association as we welcome to speak DR.Hector Velez on Latinos and Latino organizations on campus.

Dr. Hector Velez will be talking about the history of Latinos and Latino-based organizations at Ithaca College and how they have contributed to the IC community. Latinos have a rich history at IC and we want to commemorate it and celebrate it. Let's learn about all the AMAZING things that Latinos have contributed to IC and how we can continue to leave our mark on this beautiful campus.

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J. David Hammond, for whom Ithaca College's Health Center is named, passed away on Monday, March 22. He had served as director of the center from the time it was built in 1966 until his retirement in 1982.

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Marjolien Schat, Boyce Thompson Institute

"Making Biocontrol a Safe, Effective, and Inexpensive Tool"

Thursday, April 1
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are invited to attend the department's seminars. A reception will take place before the presentation, from 3:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the first-floor lobby.

Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reduce, reuse, recycle.


Want to study school reform in the center of educational change in the U.S.? Ithaca College will sponsor up to 10 students interested in this one-credit study away program in Washington, D.C. Sponsorship includes lodging, metro travel while in DC, and a meal subsidy.



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IC Theatre will stage “Floyd Collins,” a musical based on the true story of a man trapped inside a Kentucky cave. “Floyd Collins” features a score by Adam Guettel with book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau.

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Tiffany N. Hilton, Assistant Professor and Jeff R. Houck, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Rochester Center were awarded a R03 grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project entitled, "Prognostic factors that predict functional outcome after hip fracture".   The goal of this two year study is to use clinical and biomechanical variables to identify which patients following hip fracture will benefit from restorative care to improve function and reduce falls risk.

Winner opens for Yeasayer, Man Man and Antlers!

It's all FREEEE
Voting by the audience will determine the winner! Come support your friends

Audience members will receive 3 tickets when you enter that you can use to vote for the bands of your choice.

MC'd be Joe Pera and Dan Licata!
Competing bands:

Miracle Of Madness
Tropical Punk (not funk)
Sean Michael
No Eggs No Problem
Zgress Band
Three Minutes of Fame
I Do Not love

Once again, we'd like to apologize to all the bands that aren't going to get to play. Next year if the event happens again, we will plan accordingly for more submissions.

On April 24 there will be the  Math Day for kids 10:00 - 1:00 in Williams Hall.  If you like Math and games.

For more information, please contact Dani Novak.  Email