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Ithaca College’s largest-ever fund-raising campaign, with its $115 million goal, reached a major milestone in March when gift totals surpassed $100 million.

In announcing this news, vice president for institutional advancement Shelley Semmler added, “The entire Ithaca community has been engaged in this monumental initiative.”...

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Students pitch business ideas to Disney CEO and honorary campaign chair Bob Iger '73.

Imagine this: You are an ordinary college student alone in an elevator with the CEO of one of Ameria’s largest corporations. You have 30 seconds to wow him with an original idea. If he likes the pitch he may decide to fund your project. But you...

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“I attended Ithaca College in the summer program for my graduate degree in music education, so I never experienced ‘real’ IC life during the school year,” says Kevin Giroux.

Despite not having lived the “real” undergraduate school life, Kevin has loyalty to and pride in Ithaca College as real as any student...

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Adding to Family Legacy

Over the years, the gifts Elliot Mayrock ’73 has made to the College have supported a variety of student opportunities while establishing a substantial philanthropic legacy for the Mayrock family. Most recently, among other campaign contributions, he made a significant gift to the new School of ...

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Improving the Future

When John McClung and his wife, Paula, first visited Ithaca College with their daughter, Alison, they thought it would be a fine place for her. “We came away feeling very good about the school,” John said, “but we never told Alison that.” Instead, they let her decide. Ithaca became Alison’s No. 1...

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