Stories

Bob Iger ’73, president and chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Company, was honored as MarketWatch CEO of the Year.

In October 2005 Bob succeeded Michael Eisner as the sixth CEO in the 83-year history of Disney. He has served on the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and is currently an honorary member as well as honorary chair of the Campaign...

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Andy McGuffin '51 would be an impressive athlete at half his age.  by Alex Meril ’07

A mile-long walk in the neighborhood, 50 push-ups, basketball practice at the local YMCA, a five-mile bicycle ride, and 200 sit-ups before bed may seem like an extraordinary exercise regimen for even the most hardened athlete, but for...

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Potter Eric Serritella '85 left corporate America behind to make unique art.
by Khrista Trerotola ’07

Eric Serritella ’85 used to wear suits and suspenders to work; he would travel overseas several times a year and lunch on salmon paté. Today he wears clay-stained T-shirts and jeans to work, commutes six steps to his...

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Therese Forton-Barnes '85 salvages the corpses of storm-ravaged trees to inspire new public art.
by Zeke Wright '07

It was peak season for watching autumn leaves in upstate New York. But on October 13, 2006, a freak snowstorm blanketed the Buffalo area with nearly two feet of snow. The still-leafy trees were particularly...

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Gino Bona '95 dreams up a winning Super Bowl ad.

Coworkers of Gino Bona ’95 describe him as “fearless,” “tenacious,” and “audacious.” Gino once landed a job with ESPN.com by sending a T-shirt with his face on it to the site’s editor. Once he flew 3,000 miles to deliver someone a pizza. And this...

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