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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...

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Despite wet weather, Fall Splash was a smashing success, with a record turnout of about 1,000 attendees. The picnic may have moved indoors, but alumni and their families still enjoyed the activities, such as a magician, a performance by Ithacappella, and a tai chi demonstration. Other events included a walking tour of downtown, panel discussions, dedications of named spaces and an alumni...

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Chair of physics department lands NASA grant

Beth Ellen Clark, associate professor and chair of the physics department, received a $2.7 million grant from NASA in August to fund her part of the first U.S. mission to bring samples of an asteroid back to Earth for study and analysis.

The mission, named OSIRIS-REx, is scheduled for 2016 and will execute touch and go...

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Strategic plan paves the way for the next decade.

This fall, after months of planning, Ithaca College set its strategic vision in motion. The plan, dubbed “IC 20/20,” will transform the student learning experience through the next nine years. It will create opportunities for students to focus on real-world problem solving, drawing together the...

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Integrated marketing communications majors from the Park School’s Ad Lab class placed second at the American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition in June. The team researched and developed a marketing campaign for J. C. Penney, based on the shopping experience.

 

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