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            2001—A Year Not to be Forgotten                                                                                                                           Night at the Court Ticket Sales
                                                                                                                                                                             End January 18

Dennis Stein
                                                                                                                                                                       ome celebrate the 15th Annual Employee/Family Night at the
                                                                                                                                                                       Court on January 26, 2002. The event will start with a lasagna

A        year that began with fears
         no more real than the
                                           earned Cornell
                                           degrees. The rest
                                           graduated from five
                                                                                                                                                                       dinner served in the Ramin Room of Bartels Hall
                                                                                                                                                            (formerly the Fieldhouse) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Watch as
                                                                                                                                                            the Cornell men’s and women’s basketball teams take on
                                                                                                                                                            Columbia—the women tip-off at 5:00 p.m. and the                 he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rt 2002

millenium bug, ended with genuine

                                           other area                                                                                                       men follow at 7:00 p.m. in the Bartels Hall
concerns for safety and peace.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ig h
    Through it all, the Cornell staff      institutions of                                                                                                  gymnasium.

                                                                                                                                                                New this year is a theme for                       il
community laughed, celebrated,             higher education.                                                                                                                                       Employee/F a m
                                           At the end of May                                                                                                the event, “Three cheers for the
received honors, connected,
                                                                                                                                                            Red, White and Blue.” Wear

remembered and mourned.                    more than 300 staff
    A quick overview: Facilities           volunteered for a                                                                                                Cornell’s colors (red and white) to the
                                           moving                                                                                                           event to be eligible to win door prizes at
Management inducted five more staff
                                                                   Geneva Experiment Station Director Jim Hunter                                            special drawings held at the dinner and
members into their exclusive Golden        Commencement            congratulated Lorraine Barry as “Geneva Employee
Bear Club in January.                      ceremony.                                                                                                        both games (Columbia’s colors are blue
                                                                   of 2001.”
                                               A total of 38                                                                                                and white). Tickets are on sale now
     To show that there’s more to
winter in central New York than            office professionals                                                                                             through January 18. The $5 ticket
shoveling snow, CRC offered tubing         celebrated the                                                                                                   includes dinner and admission to
                                           completion of the                                                                                                both basketball games (you may
at Greek Peak, drawing 100+ staff and
                                                                                                                              Richard Killen/U. Photo

families in February and then              office professionals                                                                                             purchase tickets to just the dinner
                                                                                               Frank DiMeo/U. Photo

featured fun bowling in March.             program in June.                                                                                                 or the games for $3). No takeout
                                           Later that month                                                                                                 dinners will be available at this
    The office professionals
symposium moved to Bailey Hall in          over 150 staff were                                                                                              event. The Employee Assembly
April and attracted more than 600,         recognized at the                                                                                                Emergency Grant Fund committee will be holding its second annual
                                           annual Service                                                                                                   fund drive. Employees are asked to get behind the drive to raise funds for
the largest crowd yet to attend this
annual event. Another record setter:       Recognition awards. Randy Lacey                       Sheila Haddad                                              fellow staff members who experience a catastrophic loss.
more than 400 children and staff               Over the                                                                                                         Tickets will be available at the following locations: Athletic Ticket Office,
                                           summer, the                                                                                                      305 Helen Newman Hall, The Cornell Store Munch Market, and through
parents attended the Bring a Child to
                                                                                                                                                            CRC in 130 Day Hall. Purchase your ticket or sign up to volunteer by January
                                                                                                                              Charles Harrington/U. Photo

                                           University Summer
                                                                                               Charles Harrington/U. Photo

Work Day program later that month.
    CRC sent enthusiastic busloads of      Day Camp hosted                                                                                                  14 and be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate for brunch for
                                           more than 250                                                                                                    two at Banfi’s Restaurant. Blocks of tickets of ten or more may be charged to
staff and retirees to “Annie Get Your
Gun” in NYC and “The Lion King” in         energetic children                                                                                               department accounts. Night at the Court tickets will not be sold after Jan. 18.
Toronto. Continuing their popular          of staff and faculty                                                                                                 A drawing will be held at the men’s basketball game for a chance to
                                           families.                                                                                                        participate in a later ice hockey shootout to win two U.S. Airways round-trip
sports trips, CRC dispatched a bus to
a summertime Yankees baseball game             North Campus                                                                                                 tickets. In addition, Athletics will give away two season packages for the 2002
followed by a bus to a Buffalo Bills       opened to rave                                                                                                   football season and two men’s and women’s basketball season tickets. An
                                                                   Janet Beebe                   Julie Tibbits
                                           reviews from                                                                                                     entry form can be submitted for the drawing with every ticket purchased.
game in the fall. Trips to Nova Scotia,
Six Flags and a dozen other                incoming freshmen The communication committee of the Employee
                                                                    Assembly honored the above four outstanding
destinations rounded out CRC               in August, and           campus staffers with the George Peter Award for                                            January CU Preview Night at Kitchen
outings for the year.                      Guns, Germs and          Dedicated Service during the past year. This honor is
    Twenty-eight employees who             Steel, the first         the most prestigious peer-nominated university-wide                                        Theatre Features Regional Premiere of
earned degrees during the previous         mandatory                award given. For more information visit
academic year were honored at the          freshmen reading
                                                                    <>.                                                                     “Shakespeare’s R&J”
Staff Graduate Reception in May.          program selection, became the              such as FunShops and fieldtrips as
Seventeen of these staff members          focus of the Assemblies’ Annual Ad-
                                                            vance in late August.
                                                            brought a national
                                                                                     well as an auction to benefit the EA’s
                                                                                     staff emergency grant fund.
                                                                                         Trustee emeritus George Peter
                                                                                     turned 80 years young in October,
                                                            tragedy and shock— and PawPrint held a birthday party
                                                                                     in the WSH Memorial Room to
                                                                                                                                                            S        hakespeare’s R&J" is the next feature in “CU Preview Night,” the series of
                                                                                                                                                                     free productions offered by the Kitchen Theatre for Cornell employees.
                                                                                                                                                            The plot and passion of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is re-explored in a hot-
                                                                                                                                                            blooded, vibrant adaptation by Joe Calarco. Startling and fresh, this will be the
                                                            the Cornell
                                                            community, in            celebrate. Later in October, CRC’s                                     regional premiere of this extraordinary play. Themes of male/male romance and
                                                            perhaps the largest      annual Halloween costume party                                         sexuality are explored; the subject matter of the play may not be suitable for
                                                            gathering yet,           drew costumed witches, fairy tale                                      children. Long-time Kitchen Theatre patrons will
                                                            rallied quietly on       characters and an American flag to                                     remember Joe Calarco's work as a director, actor
                                                            the Arts Quad. A         the delight of more than 250                                           and adapter in the early days of the theatre.
                                                            postponed and            revelers and onlookers.                                                Now an award-winning director/
                                                            scaled-back Day of            A university-wide hiring freeze                                   playwright, he returns to Ithaca to
                                                            Caring event kicked      instituted in mid-November caught
                                                                                                                                                            direct this production.
                                                            off the campaign of      the campus by surprise and a work-
                                                                                                                                                                 Reserve your tickets now for the
                                                            the United Way of        force planning team was named to
                                                            Tompkins County,         review administrative functions and                                    January 16, 7:30 p.m. production                     INSIDE
                                                            involving several        to make recommendations to achieve                                     through Janet Beebe at 255-7565 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Top Stories
                                                            dozen Cornell staff      efficiencies and savings.                                              <>. A maximum of 2                 of 2001—2/3
                                                                                                                                                            tickets will be reserved per request on a
                                                      Ariel Bullion/University Photography

                                                            who lent a hand at           In early December, the Holiday                                                                                       The Year 2001—once
                                                            area non-profit          Unity Celebration offered employees                                    first-come, first-served basis. Staff are           over lightly—3
                                                            agencies.                a gathering of hope. During the                                        responsible for picking up tickets in 130         25 Classified Ads—4
                                                                Staff Celebration holidays, staff gave generously to a                                      Day Hall. Tickets not claimed by Monday,
                                                            Week, now five           variety of local charities and by                                      January 14, will be released to those on the
                                                            years old, included      presstime the Cornell United Way                                       waiting list. This special offer is not available
                                                            the staff fine arts      campaign had exceeded its goal.
                                                                                                                                                            through the Ticket Center at the Clinton
                                                            exhibit and first-
                                                            time popular events      Check out more 2001 photos on p. 2-3.
2                                                                                                                                                                                                   Top PawPrint Stories of 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Year 2001—once over lightly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Frank DiMeo/U. Photo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     From tickets to medals, honors to political offices,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cornell staff had a winning year

                                                                                           Robert Barker/U. Photo
Arm Yourself With Values                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             4


                                                                                                                    Provided/Photo Illustration by Erin Sullivan
George Peter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             alent, heart and chutzpah were very much alive and well at Cornell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         during 2001. Lisa Alzo published her book Three Slovak Women online.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kent Loeffler, Christine Chin, and Matt Fondeur won awards in
          ecently, Jack Welch, retired CEO of GE, was                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          March at the downtown Ithaca State of the Art Photography show. Later on
                                                                    George Peter
          interviewed by Tim Russert. You will remember                                                                                                                                                                                                                               6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that month, Judi Eastburn and Pat Swartout won CRC’s Harry Dickson
          that Welch has been called worse things than                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         bowling tournament. Patricia Place was the big door prize winner at the
being a monster. But others have praised him for bringing GE back to great                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     office professionals symposium, taking home two roundtrip US Air tickets.
profitability from near chaos. He made some enemies because he saw what had                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kevin Auer won the annual CU Wellness Poker Walk around Beebe lake in
to be done, and then went ahead and made the right decisions. He says that he                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May—with a hand of five queens!
was demonized for closing the TV plant in Syracuse even though it cost GE more                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Employee Assembly elections in March

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               brought newly elected members Carol Bader,

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to make a TV there than to buy one from Japan.                                                                                                                                                  5

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gregory Pratt, and Pat Mahoney (representative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo Illust rleles Harrigton/U
     Welch told Russert that there are four types of leaders. They are:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               from Geneva) into the self-governance system.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tio stratio in
         • Those with values and who deliver results

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              raIllun by Er
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cornell staff received a total of 10 CASE
         • Those who have values, but miss the target
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (The Council for Advancement and Support of
         • Those who have no values, but deliver results
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Higher Education) Circle of Excellence Awards.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phot by CChha
         • Those who have no values and don’t deliver results

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phto o by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A silver medal for Individual Photography as well

     Obviously, the last type is the worst to have in an organization. Successful                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              as a bronze medal for Photographer of the Year

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Robert Barker/U. Photo
organizations would only have the first type. The important thing is that you can                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              went to Frank DiMeo. For “Dr.                              Matt Fondeur
have values and still not succeed because you have a “jerk” working under you as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Darwins’s Rx” published in Cornell
a subordinate boss. Successful leaders at all levels know the importance of giving                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Alumni Magazine, Beth Saulnier
each person a job that excites and energizes that worker. Some bosses think that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               received a gold medal for Best Article
it is their task to “sit on the worker and try to force results.” That approach not                                                                                                                                                                                                   1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of the Year. Other Cornell CASE
only doesn’t work, it makes for a very unhealthy atmosphere for everyone.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      team awards included the College
   Let’s start the New Year with values that deliver results.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Veterinary Medicine, the Cornell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fund Team and Cornell Alumni
                                                                                                                              9                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Magazine.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A former Employee Assembly
EA News & Views

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               member, bus driver Brian Goodell,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               was elected president of UAW Local


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Christine Chin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2300 in early May. Later that

           new year is upon us with all its potential for positive projects and the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            month Roz Kenworthy, retired

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Robert Barker/U. Photo
           Employee Assembly continues to do its part by presenting your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       health educator at Gannett, was

           concerns to the administration. The EA will hold elections this spring to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           awarded the Constance Cook                  Christine Chin
fill the 7 seats of members whose terms will expire (1/2 of the EA seats each                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Community Service Award

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Charles Harrington/U. Photo
year). The April, 2002 elections will be particularly significant because we will also                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         sponsored by Planned Parenthood. Patrol

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert Kaussner/U. Photo
elect someone to complete the final two years of Cyndy Tkachuck’s term as the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Officer Jerry Wright participated in the 2001
Employee-Elected Trustee (she has decided to retire in June).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  New York Law Enforcement games in Albany in
                            Although the elections seem a long way off, time goes                                                                                                                                    10                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        mid-June, winning awards for the 100 and 200

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Nicola Kountoupes/U. Photo
                        quickly. I urge staff members to begin considering                                                                                                                                                                                                            11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       meter dashes, 400 meter run and an obstacle
                        running for either the EA or the Trustee position. A series                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            course. He took first place in the decathlon and
                        of informational sessions will be sponsored by the EA as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for his efforts, was named “Toughest Cop” in

                        part of the election process. These will be announced in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               New York state for 2001.
                     University Photo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Library employee Lynn Thittchener received a $1,000 outstanding
                        PawPrint, along with a complete election schedule. Talk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       14                                                            performance award from the University Library system.                                                                                          Professor emeritus Joe Bail was elected to
                        with a current EA member, or Cyndy Tkachuck, if                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        lead the Cornell           Kent Loeffler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. Cornell Council for the Arts awarded grants to eight staff members.
                        interested in running in the election. You can find phone                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pictured from left are Mariah Sawyer, Vickey Beaver, Jennifer Borel,                                                                                                       Retirees’ Associa-
                        numbers and e-mail addresses listed under “Membership”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Laura Taylor, Wendy Kenigsberg. Not included are: Linda Price, Kevin                                                                                                       tion (CRA). CRA held 3 luncheons throughout
Joe DeMarco
                        at the EA web site <>.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Auer and Elizabeth Karasin.                                                                                                                                                the year, hosting VP Susan Murphy, Professor
    Why would someone want to be part of the Employee Assembly? Good                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3. Bill Sherwood led a popular FunShop on stone wall building.                                                                                                                James Bell and community guest Jean

question. The EA is the primary communications link between the administration                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   4. Employee Assemby leadership received a $25,000 check from VP                                                                                                               McPheeters as individual speakers. The

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and staff. Besides being involved in explaining, discussing, and influencing policy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mary Opperman to seed the Staff Emergency Grant Fund. EA officers                                                                                                          Reverend Jack Lewis passed on leadership of the

decisions, EA members interact with the leadership of the student, university, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  from left included Dawn Darby, Joe DeMarco and Dawne Martyniak.                                                                                                            Cornell Visitors program, which he originated in

graduate & professional students’ Assemblies. EA members are kept up-to-date                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5. Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble (CITE) tooks the Perkins Prize for                                                                                                    1971, to retirees Bill Paleen and Barbara Morse.

by the administration and their opinions are sought out on policies under                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           interracial understanding and harmony. CITE members from left,                                                                                                                Over the summer, Aimee Roberts headed a

consideration by the President and other VPs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dane Cruz, Vivian Relta, Kim Brown and Martha Dewey.                                                                                       Patricia Mahoney                team which won the ARISE DeRuyter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Tenzin Gephel, Cornell’s first Tibetan Buddhist monk, shared details of                                                                                                                                       Incredible Race
    If you have any other questions, contact the Office of Assemblies at 255-3715.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     12                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Buddhist New Year traditions at the “Gathering of Hope.”                                                                                                                                                     Triathlon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 7. President Emeritas Frank H.T. Rhodes congratulated George Peter at                                                                                                                                               Vet Techs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the celebration of Peter’s 80th birthday.                                                                                                                                                                    Laura Barlow,
                                             Free flu shots still                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8. Veteran Day of Caring volunteer Greg Wooster heaves rocks as part of                                                                                                                                         Debbie Bain and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    his clean-up assignment at the Girl Scount camp.                                                                                                                                                             Debbie Watrous
                                             available for staff                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 9. Human Ecology Dean Patsy Brannon, center, recognized awardees                                                                                                                                                were recognized
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                                             L   ooking forward to a healthy New                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jolan Balog, left, and April Kampney in early May.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10. North Campus Residence Initiative key team members celebrated the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for receiving the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           U. Photo
                                             Year? Don’t forget to reduce your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   next level of Vet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    opening of North Campus. They included, from left, LeNorman                                                                                                                                                  Tech certification
                                             risk of coming down with the flu this                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Strong, Asst. VP Student and Academic Services; Don King, director
                                             winter. Influenza vaccinations are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in August.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of community development; Jean Reese, project leader residential                                                                           Frank DiMeo                     Brian Goodell
                                             still available on a walk-in basis at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Local elections
             Editorial Board                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        initiative; VP Susan Murphy; and Peter Eliason, director of campus life
                                             Gannett Health Center on Ho Plaza.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  held November 6
 Peggy Andersen, Computer Graphics •
                                             Flu shots are provided this year at no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              15                                                                                                                                                                               gave victories to staffers Martha Robertson, Kathy Luz Herrera, Michael
 Vickey Beaver, ECE • Deb Billups, OHR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11. The Moving Wall came to Cornell in early May. Hans van Binsberger,
                                             cost to faculty and staff who show                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     assistant plant manager, Humphreys central heating, was one of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Koplinka-Loehr and retiree Daniel Winch, who all won seats on the Tompkins
 • Laura Burrows, Outdoor Education •
 Paulette Chrzaszcz, AA&D • Joe              their Cornell ID.                                                                                                                                                                                          13                                                                                                                                                                          many volunteers who helped to set it up.                                                                                                   County Board of Representatives. Paulette Manos won a seat on the City of
 DeMarco, EH&S • Judi Eastburn, CSS               For more information, call                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12. A new program, Supper Solutions, came to the rescue of busy                                                                                Ithaca Common Council and Nancy Paul won a seat on the Richford Town
 • Flora Karasin, ALS Public Affairs •
                                             Gannett at 255-5155 or check the web                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   staffers.                                                                                                                                  Board.
 Kerry Kerfoot, CU Wellness • Beth
                                             site <>.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    13. New staff alumni celebrated at the Staff Graduate Reception.
 Lyons, CIT • Laurel Parker, ODS •
 George Peter, Trustee Emeritus •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               14. The Olin, Kroch, and Uris Libraries Circulation crew, dressed as Snow
 Kathee Shaff, OHR • Cyndy Tkachuck,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                White and The Seven Dwarfs Plus, were favorites at CRC’s Halloween
                                             Long Term Care still
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 JGSM Development                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Costume Party.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by Charles Harrington/Photo Illustration by Erin Sullivan
       Additional Contributors               available                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          15. Constance Cook, center, is surrounded by the 2001 Cook Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    honorees. From left, Marianne Krasny, Nina Cummings, Lauran
 Janet Beebe. Bear illustrations by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jacoby, Janice Brown, Lisel Campbell and Josephine Allen.
 Richie Patrick.
                                             T    he deadline for signing up for Long                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           16. Facilities Management’s 2001 Golden Bear awardees, included from
              Publishing                     Term Care insurance through CNA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        left, Mary Jane Kohne, Jack Sheever, Roxanne Hill, Rob Homan and
 Distributed free and published bi-          has been extended through January                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cindy Doolittle. They are flanked by associate vice president Henry
 weekly August through May and
                                             31, 2002.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Doney and FM director Phil Cox.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo Illustration by Erin Sullivan
 monthly in June, July by University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo by Frank DiMeo/U. Photo
 employee volunteers. Cornell staff are            Interested staff can access the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               16
 welcome to join the Editorial Board.        website directly at <www.ltcbenefits
 The next meeting is January 15.             .com>, using the password "cornellltc"
                                             (that's three Ls). Alternatively, staff can
               PawPrint Desk
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                                             fill out the paper application in the
               130 Day Hall
               Dennis Stein, editor          Open Enrollment package and send it
               255-8206                      to CNA's processing center. For more
               Erin Sullivan                 information, call Benefit Services at
               production/circulation        255-3936, or the CNA customer
                                             service line at 866-234-9031.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     From left, Bill Paleen, Jack Lewis and Barbara Morse
     Clowning Around                                                                              Multicultural Read-
                                                                                                  ing Circle Forming
                                                                                                  T   o celebrate the ethnic and cultural
                                                                                                  diversity of the Cornell community, a
                                                                                                  reading group, named the Wednesday
                                                                                                  Night Multicultural Reading Circle, is      CRC wishes you a new year filled with new hope, new joy
                                                                                                  being organized. The group will meet        and new beginnings.
                                                                                                  on the third Wednesday of each
                                                                                                  month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a lively      Philadelphia Flower Show
                                                                                                  discussion on a “theme” book of the         Wednesday, March 6, 2002
                                                                                                  month. The theme for each month will
                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia blossoms in early spring. This feast for the senses
                                                                                                  bring awareness and education in
                                                                                                                                              is the largest and most prestigious indoor flower show in the
                                                                                                  regard to a particular culture and/or
                                                                                                                                              world. The 2002 Philadelphia Flower Show theme, The
                                                                                                  ethnic community.
                                                                                                                                              Pleasures of the Garden, is a glorious celebration of exotic
                                                                                                      The scheduled dates and themes          plants, shadowy trees and lush perennials. The bus will leave
                                                                                                  for the next seven months are:              Cornell at 6:30 a.m. and return at approximately 10:00 p.m.
                                                                                                    • January 16 “Segregation”                The price will be $45 per person which includes transporta-
                                                                                                                       (MLK and Black         tion and admission ticket to the flower show.
                                                                                                                       History Month)
                                                                                                    • February 20 “Sioux Native               Here’s a preview of some of the fun that CRC is planning
                                                                                                                       American Traditions”   for 2002:

                                                                                                    • March 20         “Children’s Series”    February:        Tubing at Greek Peak
                                                                                                    • April 17         “A Local Author”       March:           Doubles Bowling at Helen Newman Lanes
                                                                                                    • May 15           TBA                                     Fun Bowling at Helen Newman Lanes
                                                                                                    • June 19          “Children’s Series”    April:           The Producers in NYC
   L  ifting up spirits of children and adults alike, Crossroad the Clown will visit                • July 17          TBA                    May:             Atlantic City
   the Employee/Family Night at the Court’s community dinner, January 26,                             This activity is sponsored by the       June:            CRC June Picnic
   from 4:30-6:30 pm. In additon to loads of laughs, Crossroad the Clown will                     office of Workforce Diversity, Equity       September:       42nd Street in NYC
   also paint faces and sculpt balloons.                                                          and Life Quality and the Multicultural      November:        Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise
                                                                                                  Resource Center of Ithaca.
                                                                                                                                                   CRC Desk, 130 Day Hall or call 255-7565

CLASSIFIED ADS                                Proxima Lightware Multimedia
                                              Projector, used few times; $995,
                                                                                                  Ladies ski boots, sz. 6, $50; Yamaha
                                                                                                  skis, $50; both like new cond., must
                                                                                                  sell, price neg. tjj3 or 5-7392.
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compiled by Vickey Beaver
                                              1992 Cutlass Calais, very good
                                                                                                                                                A Stab In The Right Direction
♦ For Sale                                    cond. $1,750/obo.                 ♦ Wanted
                                              Clothes, 5 prs. men’s dress pants, 44L,             Double jogging-stroller, contact
1995 Ford Escort Wagon, 5-spd.
                                              never worn, $10/pr/obo; women’s                     Ann at 5-7692 or
Southern car, never in salt, superior
cond., call 5-9159 or 272-1725.               dress blouse, 24W, 3XL v-neck sweater,              Stationary exercise bicycle, Véronique
                                              $12 ea/obo; faux cardigan/pull-over,       or 645-0065 (eves).
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager,
                                              26/28, $15/obo.
5 drs., pwr. win./locks, AM/FM/
                                              House, 3 BR., 2 BA, on quiet
                                                                                                  ♦ Free

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nicola Kountoupes/University Photography
cassette, AC, cruise, good cond.,
                                              Moravia village st., 2 car garage,                  Sofa, gold/yellow, opens to full size
102K, $7,500/obo. Diane 5-1525 or
                                              swimming pool, lots of updates, call                bed, good cond. 273-0940.
                                              for price,, 4-6165,                Black cock-a-poo, older, neutered,
1997 Honda Civic CX hbk, 5-spd,
                                              or 315-497-1740.                                    gentle, loves kids, for health reasons,
low mi., new tires, AC, ex. cond., $7,195/
                                              1993 Ford F150, 6 cyl., 2WD, 5 spd.,                good home needed immediately.
obo. or 5-9459.
                                              good cond., fib. cap, CD player, 85K,               doghouse/food incl. 315-497-3178.
1992 Toyota Celica, silver, 39,300
                                              $3,995 obo, Erin 533-3633 (eves).
mi., auto., pwr. win/locks, sunroof;
                                              1996 Ford Thunderbird, loaded,
                                                                                                  ♦ For Rent
great cond. $6,000.
                                              immaculate cond., 79K, $7,500.                      Apartment, two BR., Lansing, 12, 272-5032.
                                     or 347-4561 (eves).                miles to CU, bus rt., rural, quiet,
1997 Ford Explorer Sport, 2 dr.                                                                   laundry, garden space, no cats or
red, am/fm/cassette/CD, V6, new               Pilates Performer w/ stand, still in                dogs, $450+. 533-7331
tires, ex. cond., 55K, $10,700                boxes, $350/obo. 5-7853 or                                                     Two BR home, 15 minutes from                T  hanks to the dedicated work of volunteers and the support of both
                                                                                                  CU, country setting w/ pond & barn,         Facilities and other Cornell staff, the second annual Facilities Management
Furniture, double bed & dresser,              Moving Sale, love seat, treadmill                   pets OK, $700/mo.+, 607-898-4722
$50; kit. table/4 chairs, $50, port.          (nice), 15 spd. bicycle, papa san                                                               Holiday Blood Drive, held December 19, was a huge success. Mary Ann
dishwasher, $150; 2 end tables w/             chair, tables, all very reasonable.                                                             Lutz, above, a Building Care supervisor, joined 60 other volunteer donors in
lamps, $25., 844-8430.       277-7890 or                       ♦ Found                                     donating 56 pints of blood, surpassing the goal set for the blood drive.
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S, 4 dr., 60K,         Sony Play Station w/some games,                     Pin of a cat w/a mouse, found in            Celebrations Committee members responsible for this blood drive
loaded. $8,000. Kiersten at 659-4639          controller & mem. card $50.                         corridor of the Vet Med Center.             included: Wahneta Saville, Nancy Turo, Kevin Snowberger, Pamela O’Dell,
Tennis bracelet, emerald &                    Whirlpool elec. stove, white, ex. cond.,            Contact or                 Dennis Osika, Chuck Harrington, Dick Mooney, David Osborn, Ruth Coil,
diamond, 7 1/2", beautiful, $600/             $50., or 5-9587.                   phone 3-3678.                               Cindy Doolittle, Cheryl Platt, Roxanne Havrilak and Dave MacDonald.
obo. Michele 5-5016 or 533-7257.

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                                                 16 WEDNESDAY                                                                                          • Business Writing Practicum. Course #1063, 1–3 p.m.;
        once, you must submit it                                                                                                                         163 Day Hall, $75. To register visit <http://
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