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A higher ed professional spends an academic year with the IC enrollment team, just as the economy implodes. by Rit Fuller ’73

It began innocuously enough. I had returned to IC during Alumni Weekend in June 2008 with a few friends for our 35th reunion. I must admit that I had not been the most...

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As competition to attend Ithaca heats up, we look at how admission finds the students who will be a “perfect fit.”     by Sherrie Negrea

Meg Schneider ’11 knew from the age of seven, when she landed a part in Peter Pan at a community theater in Houston, that she wanted to perform on Broadway. To train for her budding career she...

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Athletic recruiting at Ithaca College begins early in a high school athlete’s career.   by Sherrie Negrea

Jeff Bostic’s interest in applying to Ithaca College to study radio and television was jump-started when IC’s football coach traveled to Geneva, New York, to watch the varsity team captain play...

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Nicole Eversley Bradwell, M.S. ’02, circles the globe to find extraordinary international students who will succeed in the Ithaca College environment.   by Sherrie Negrea

For two weeks last September, Nicole Eversley Bradwell, M.S. ’02, trekked from one college fair to the next in Peru, Equador, Colombia, Costa...

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Recruitment marketing presents never-ending challenges from ever-changing media and demographics.    by Mbeti Hyess

“My son was getting so much e-mail from colleges that he had to change his e-mail address,” says Helene Maddux of her son Will Holets’s experience as a high school junior and...

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