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Blackboard will be unavailable March 19, 2010 from 8 AM to 5 PM for routine database maintenance. This upgrade will have minimal impact on users -- the look and feel will stay the same!

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Ithaca College is pleased to welcome to campus as a Fulbright Scholar Dr. Olena Borysova from the Kharkiv Academy of Municipal Economy in the Ukraine. Dr. Borysova has a very impressive research and teaching vita that includes regional environmental impact assessment, sustainable business practices, and regional sustainable development for the Crimean region of Ukraine.

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Randi Millman-Brown, Visual Resources Curator in the Department of Art History, had two photographic pieces accepted into the State of the Art Gallery’s 21st Annual Juried Photography Show, which will run from March 3 - 28, 2010.


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And the party never ends…  Are you helping to plan a wedding this summer or fall?  If the traditional wedding parties are not enough celebrating for you, here are some ideas for filler events, whether held to thank a group of people, to honor out-of-town guests, or simply to keep the party going through the wedding weekend.

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Beth Harris, Associate Professor of Politics, gave a talk on "Palestinian Home Demolitions: Lebanon, Jordan Valley and Jerusalem" at the International Studies in Planning Spring Colloquium, Cornell University, on March 12.

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ATTENTION: Submissions are closed! We have filled all the time we will have! Below is a list of the bands who have completed submissions. Again, no further submissions will be accepted.



Sean Michael
Glad Rags
Tropical Punk
I Do Not Love
We've Got it Covered
No Eggs No Problem
Beat the Grid
Miracle of Madness

Judges TBA
March 30th
Emerson Suites

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact OSEMA at 607-274-3222 or at 325 Egbert Hall. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


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As of Tuesday, March 16th, the ITS Helpdesk will be located on the first floor of Job Hall. The Helpdesk phone number has changed to 607-274-1000. The Helpdesk will continue to operate 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and will continue to handle all technology questions as well as account requests and optical scanning.

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Volunteer for Senior Week 2010!

Contributed by Shari Kaplan on 03/13/10 

Want to stay at IC for an extra week and have an amazing time in amazing weather? Senior Week is fast approaching, and we need YOUR help out with the festivities!

 Senior Week will take place from May 16-22nd. Here are some of the perks:


-Keep your meal plan and housing for an extra week!

-Free shirt and free food!

-Event management experience!

-Great resume builder!


Applications are available online at:


Hard copies are also available in the Student Activities Center on the third floor of Campus Center.


The process will be more selective this year, so be sure to fill your applications out carefully! Applications are due Friday, March 26th!


For more information, contact the Senior Week Co-Chairs at

Subscriptions to the 2010–2011 Ithaca College Theatre season include tickets to five productions and are available for as little as $25. Call (607) 274-3224 to inquire about subscribing or for tickets to any of our productions. Single ticket sales for all 2010-2011 productions will begin in early September.

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It is now easier than ever to stay connected to all of the happenings in First-Year Experience!!

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.....HERE'S HOW!!!

The members of the First-Year Experience Coordinating Committee, once again, would like to invite all first-year students to attend a series of events designed to highlight the wonderful speakers, films, athletics and performances that happen on our campus all year long!

After a successful fall semester of featured events, we're happy to announce a few more from our list of FYE featured events that are coming up:

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This year, more than 1 million Americans will have a heart attack or stroke, making heart disease the leading cause of death in men and women in this country. Luckily, taking a preventative approach can help you lower your risk and keep your heart strong and healthy for years to come.

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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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Have You RSVP'd Yet?

Contributed by Caroline Stull on 03/12/10 

Don't miss your chance to attend the March 22nd lunch-and-learn session, "Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk of Cancer," presented by Bob Riter and Willard and Dorothy Daetsch!

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Students who are interested in practicing their Arabic and learning about Arab and Muslim culture are invited to join the IC Arabic Club, which meets Fridays at 4:00 p.m. in IC square.

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Due to required underground utility work that it is a part of the A&E Center project it will be necessary to close the Coddington Road Entrance to Ithaca College on Monday March 15 and Tuesday March 16.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your support while this important work is being done.

Thank you


Online grading for midterm grades is now available for faculty on HomerConnect.  The deadline for submission of midterm grades as well as final grades for Block I courses is Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00 p.m.

In addition, the fall 2010 semester class schedule will be available on HomerConnect on Monday, March 22 for student advising.  Students will be making advising appointments to discuss their course selections for spring.  Online (advance) registration using HomerConnect begins Monday, April 12.

The process of assigning classrooms and making changes to room assignments will continue during the week of March 22, with all final changes made on Friday, March 26.

Thank you.


Ithaca College in the Media

Contributed by Anonymous on 03/12/10 


Quoted in the media: faculty members Donald Beachler and Rachel Wagner. 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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SLI sessions for Spring 2010, Block 4 are now posted -- please register early for the sessions that you plan to attend!

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