Athletics and Events Center
Competition in the new Athletics and Events Center kicked off with meets for both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Both Bomber teams won in a tri-meet against the State University of New York at New Paltz and Fredonia.
In January, the men’s and women’s track teams both saw success at the Empire 8 Indoor Track & Field Championships. Both teams...
After 12 years of planning, more than 2,800 donations, and two years of construction, the Athletics and Events Center opened its doors this fall. An opening ceremony and dedication on October 15 drew a crowd of more than 900.
“It’s been a 20-year dream of Ithaca College,” said President Thomas Rochon.
The state-of-the-art, $65.5 million center contains a...
If you have a chance to visit campus in person or via our website in the next 18 months, you will see the Athletics and Events (A&E) Center under construction. It is the largest and most ambitious building project in Ithaca College history. Alumni and other friends of the College contributed over $50 million to make it happen.
I knew the project was big, but only as I walked...
After years of hoping, dreaming, and fund-raising, the campus will soon get its athletics and events center; construction is under way.
At the official ground-breaking ceremony for the athletics and events center, the sense of joy and relief was palpable. After years of planning and fund-raising, Ithaca College had met its $52.5 million fund-raising...
John Baumann ’72 works to ensure that IC student-athletes keep a competitive edge. by Kate Larrabee
“Being an athlete was the most important thing for me in college, because it gave me an instant family and an identity away from home. Sports kept me in college.” As a 17-year-old freshman at Ithaca College, John Baumann ’72 says, “I was truly the...