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A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.

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Michael McCall, professor of marketing and law
Don’t buy something just because it’s on sale. That’s what McCall told Fox Business on how to avoid spending too much on Internet bargains. “You have to ask yourself whether you would you have made this purchase otherwise,” said McCall. Also, consumers shouldn’t fall for the exclusivity...

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Nick Kowalczyk, assistant professor of writing
In the Midwest many towns suffering from recession are looking for ways to draw visitors and their money. Kowalczyk’s story in Salon chronicles the history of one haunted house in Villisca, Iowa, that has been the main draw for out-of-town visitors.

Outlet: Salon
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Christopher Miree, Ithaca College student and John Bradac, director of career services
As the Ithaca Journal reports, this summer is going to be difficult for college students looking for summer jobs. But Bradac says they can get a foothold on the job market by getting an early start and networking. “Job seekers must be flexible, think out of the box and not be...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
The airing of a documentary about News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch brought attention to the fact that so far, the U.S. media hasn’t said much about the British phone hacking scandals. “Normally, when a bully is weakened, journalists go after him. And he’s (Murdoch) weakened, and they still don’t go after...

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Rachael Hartford, Ithaca College student
The student newspaper at Washington State University wrote about efforts by a group of students studying abroad to help improve conditions for children in Egoli, South Africa. Hartford is among those involved. “I really just want people to know how dire the need is in Egoli,” said Hartford. “These people really...

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Michael McCall, professor of marketing and law
In an article in Hotel Business Review McCall discussed how the hospitality and hotel industry has rapidly been transformed from a state of caveat emptor (“let the buyer beware”) to a state of caveat venditor (“let the seller beware”).

Outlet: Hotel Business Review

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Stephen Tropiano, director of the JB Pendleton Center Los Angeles
In a Variety article, Tropiano talked about the need for East Coast schools with communications programs to have satellite campuses in California. “Students want to come out here,” said Tropiano, “but it was difficult managing that as an East Coast school.” He said that having a...

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Terry Garahan, instructor in sociology
Garahan discussed his novel, “When Truth Lies, A Journey with Schizophrenia” on radio station WSKG's Off The Page. Click on the link to listen to the podcast.

Outlet: WSKG
Publication Date: April 17, 2012
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Diane Gayeski, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications
Gayeski wrote a piece for the Huffington Post about why the Park School isn’t accredited through the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, and why accreditation doesn’t always equal legitimacy. She says that “the accreditation standards for ACEJMC actually...

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Ithacappella, Premium Blend and IC Voicestream
The collaborative effort of Ithaca College’s a cappella groups and Pentatonix on a cover of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” was recently lauded by MTV. The track is for sale through iTunes and all proceeds go to the anti-bullying group Born This Way Foundation and the Ali Forney...

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Rachel Wagner, associate professor of philosophy and religion
A short story by Wagner was selected from among a field of 6,000 entries as a finalist in Round 8 of NPR's "Three Minute Fiction" contest. Wagner says she developed the story as part of her thinking for the "Religion and Science Fiction" class she is teaching this...

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Adam Bienstock, Ithaca College Student, and Mike Welch, football coach
The story of football player Adam Bienstock saving a life through bone marrow donation made it to the front page of the NCAA website. He donated through the National Bone Marrow Donor Program’s “Get in the Game – Save a Life program.” “You would hope that someone would...

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Jimmy Knowles, president of the senior class
Ithaca College senior Jimmy Knowles spoke to U.S. News and World Report about how prospective college students can increase their chances of getting involved in student government, suggesting that they should consider attending a small school. “I know for a fact that if I would have gone to a larger school, either [I]...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
Jeff Cohen was interviewed for the "Up All Night" program on BBC Radio 5live. He talked about possible repercussions in the U.S. from the latest news surrounding the News Corporation phone-hacking scandal, which saw James Murdoch resign his chairmanship of British Sky Broadcasting. The story can be heard at the...

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Patty Zimmermann and Tom Shevory
A blogger on the Inside Higher Ed website featured her visit to the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF). She praised the efforts of codirectors Zimmermann and Shevory, noting that “unlike many for-profit run film festivals, the non-profit FLEFF includes in their mission the goals of increasing dialogue and...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
Upon the news that television commentator Keith Olbermann had lost his latest job, the Christian Science Monitor asked Cohen if there was more to the bumpy trajectory of this host’s career. “Olbermann is obviously a difficult employee,” said Cohen. “But he’s also a special talent – smart...

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Michelle Denison, Ithaca College student
WENY visited campus for the 5th annual World Autism Awareness Day, speaking with members of the college’s chapter of Autism Speaks U. Michelle Denison says she got involved because she saw firsthand how many kids are affected by autism. “It’s scary it’s increasing rapidly and I think the big thing is to...

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