A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Michael McCall, professor and chair, Department of Marketing and Law
In an article discussing service tipping amounts by Quartz, a digital news outlet for business in the new global economy, McCall was quoted on perceived nationwide tipping trends. “Those numbers are pretty consistent with what we’ve found. The average tip was once about 15%, but it’s...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Kari Brossard Stoos, assistant professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Leah Galant, student
Stoos and Galant were interviewed about the alternative spring break program, through which they volunteered at the Salamanca Youth Center, located within the Seneca Nation of Indians. “Our main goal is to hang out with the kids at the Youth...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Diane Gayeski, dean, Roy H. Park School of Communications
In an article published by Career-Intelligence.com, an online career resource, Gayeski offers tips for successfully communicating with a virtual workforce. “Encourage remote workers to ‘drop in’ to talk to you on Skype like they would if they saw your office door open.”
Monday, March 17, 2014
Annemarie Farrell, associate professor and chair, Department of Sport Management and Media
Farrell commented on the desire of fans to see an underdog upset a top-ranked school in the NCAA basketball tournament. “We’re talking about the concept of the Cinderella. It focuses on American ideology.”
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Friday, March 14, 2014
Susan Swensen Witherup, professor, Department of Biology
In an article discussing research on the relationship between wasps and the fruit fly species in which they inject their eggs, Witherup commented on the complexity of understanding the evolution of both parasites and their prey. “It appears there’s another way to internally escape their predators, and...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Tom Rochon, President
For Bottom Line, a Chronicle of Higher Education blog, President Rochon spoke in a video interview about the longevity and career arcs of college presidents. “You have to have a huge amount of energy and bring your energy to it every day. It’s possible that the last thing you notice about yourself is a slightly flagging or waning...
Friday, March 7, 2014
Chris Hummel, clinical associate professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
Hummel discussed the dangerous effects of concussions in athletes and protocols to help keep them safe. “We don’t know all the answers yet, but we do know that concussions can have long term effects.”
Outlet: Time Warner Cable News
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Paul De Luca, lecturer, Department of Biology
The article discussed De Luca’s research proving that different bee species do buzz in different characteristic ways, and that bumblebees have two different sorts of buzzes used for different purposes.
Outlet: The Economist
Publication date: March 1, 2014