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Now three writers in different genres will come to campus each semester, starting with Robert Olen Butler. by Greg Ryan '08

It’s not every day a Pulitzer Prize winner compliments your writing. Aspiring writer Evan Perriello ’08 knows what it feels like, though. In a master class conducted by Robert Olen Butler at the...

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More than 37,000 donors help the College top its ambitious campaign goal.   by Kate Larrabee

On February 29, Ithaca College made history, completing its largest fund-raising effort ever. Not only was the $115 million goal met, but it was surpassed by $30 million for a total of $145 million! Thanks to this...

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The U.S. Air Force honors Colonel Arnald Gabriel ’50, M.S. ’60, H.D.M. ’89.    by Alex Meril ’07

Raised in humble circumstances during the Great Depression, Arnald Gabriel ’50 discovered his love of music listening to the Metropolitan Opera on the radio. He honed his own musical talent...

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Frances Cicero LaPlaca ’60 infuses her classroom and studio with grace and love.   by Anne Ryan

She was a second grader in Albany when she fell in love with the piano, but Fran Cicero’s Italian immigrant parents could not afford to buy her one. Three years later they presented her with a second-hand piano...

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Paul Fields ’79 uses his food-business savvy to nurture a nonprofit that feeds thousands.    by Erika Spaet ’09

Paul Fields was hungry. After graduating from IC, the Scarsdale, New York, native found himself in the dog-eat-dog world of business. He was enormously successful at an early age, but he craved...

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