Each year, the Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites outstanding seniors to apply for selection as the chapter’s candidate for one of the prestigious Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowships for the first year of graduate or professional study. This year the IC chapter of Phi Kappa Phi received many outstanding applications for consideration.
The selected application was submitted by Katharine Ahrens, a senior Mathematics and English major (Music Minor) in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, who plans to continue study at North Carolina State in the Fall 2015.
The New Voices Festival brings writers at the beginning stages of burgeoning literary careers to share prose, poetry, and plays with the students and faculty at Ithaca College, and the large and diverse literary community in the city of Ithaca.
Grace Wivell '14 has been awarded a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship for 2014-15. Grace will be teaching English in Indonesia, beginning most likely in August of this year. The English Department congratulates Grace on this scholastic honor.
Hugh Egan, Professor in the department of English, is ending his three-year term as the Robert Ryan Professor of the Humanities, and will deliver a lecture on Friday, May 3, at 4pm in the Handwerker Gallery. His talk is entitled, "Slavery and Self-Reliance: Douglass, Emerson, and the Limits of Metaphor." A reception will follow the talk.
The new Robert Ryan Professor is Vivian Bruce Conger of the History Department.
Dancing at Lughnasa was directed by Claire Gleitman, Professor of English, and the cast will include three IC faculty members (Paula Murray Cole, Kathleen Mulligan, Kevin Murphy), two IC alumni (Jesse Bush and Max Lorn-Krause) and current students from the Department of Theatre Arts.