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The chair of the Campaign for Ithaca College gives his all — and then some.    by Kate Larrabee

“My wife sometimes wonders who I actually work for,” says Larry Alleva — and he’s only half joking. Alleva has spent 19 years, in total, on the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. Before...

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Tuti Scott ’84 leads with a winning combination of broad outlook and team spirit.   by Kate Larrabee

I built my own curriculum,” says Tuti Scott. That is something many Ithaca College students have done: designed their own degrees as planned studies majors. Often, like Scott, they find a new passion once...

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Sally Jane Ketcham Tanzer ’70  honors the teachers of whom she thought the world. by Kate Larrabee

Sally Jane Ketcham Tanzer says the strong reputation of Ithaca’s music education program preceded her when it came time to interview for teaching positions. “Ithaca really prepared me to walk into an...

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Executive and former scholar-athlete Kurt Wolfgruber ’72 sees the center as a campus centerpiece — and competitive signature.   by Kate Larrabee

The child of a physician and a nurse, Kurt Wolfgruber entered Ithaca College to study chemistry; it seemed natural. But he did keep his options open as he experimented...

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Jay Linden ’72 and Judith Samilow Linden ’73 establish a center devoted to the relationship between creativity and aging.

Martha Graham danced until she was 75. Picasso painted into his 80s. Antonio Stradivari was making his world-famous violins at 92.

Creativity certainly doesn’t stop with...

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