Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 16, 2009

James J. Whalen Academic Symposium
9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Campus Center, open to all

Symposium reception
4:30–5:30 p.m., Emerson Lounge, open to all

Student-planned inaugural greetings to President Rochon, open to all
5:30 p.m., Campus Center Dining Hall
5:50 p.m., Terrace Dining Hall
6:15 p.m., Towers Dining Hall

Dinner at the Tower Club
6:15–8:30 p.m., East Tower, by invitation

Student inaugural concert, with Ithacappella, Amani Gospel Singers, 5 Cents Sharp Brass Quintet, Kalamos Saxophone Quintet, and IC Jazz Combo
8:30–10:00 p.m., Fitness Center, open to all

Friday, April 17, 2009

Coffee with the deans
8:00–9:00 a.m., Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, by invitation

Tours of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center and the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise
9:00–9:45 a.m., each building's lobby, by invitation

"Twitter Me: What Kids Know about Digital Worlds -- and Why It Matters," presentation by Dianne Lynch, dean, Roy H. Park School of Communications
10:00–11:00 a.m., Park Hall Auditorium, open to all

"Creativity and Aging," presentation by Susan Perlstein, director of education and training, National Center for Creative Aging; highlights from Ithaca College's Enduring Masters series
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium, open to all

Lunch and comments by President Rochon and others on leadership and change
12:30–1:45 p.m., Emerson Suites, by invitation

Inauguration of Thomas R. Rochon, with address ("A New 'Greatest Generation'?") by Robert D. Putnam, Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
3:00–4:30 p.m., Ben Light Gymnasium, Hill Center, open to all

Campus reception
4:30–5:30 p.m., IC Square, open to all

Reception and dinner
5:00–7:45 p.m., Emerson Suites, by invitation

Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series, with guitarist Manuel Barrueco and string quartet Cuarteto Latinoamericano
8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, free and open to all

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Farewell breakfast
8:00–10:00 a.m., Fountain Place, by invitation