Black History Month will be recognized throughout February at Ithaca College. The collection of culturally rich programs and educational events sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs aims to highlight heroes and empower the campus community to reflect on the past while creating dialogue...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26
MLK Celebration performance by Storyboard P, an innovator in the Flexing scene, a competitive New York dance form that combines elements of breakdancing with the narrative and emotional intensity of contemporary dance movements; 7:30 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center.
“State secure facility,” ruled the family court judge in 1966. With little help from his legal aid lawyer, 10-year-old Keith Watters, a ward of New York State with no juvenile delinquencies, was sent to live in a place “full of criminals and a staff of sexual deviants — a terrible place to send a child,” recalled Keith Watters ’76. After enduring weeks of...
MONDAY, JANUARY 23
MLK Celebration Concert, featuring performances by the Ithaca College Choral Ensembles, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and ALANA music students under the direction of Janet Galvan, Derrick Fox and Baruch Whitehead; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24
G. Gabrielle Starr, who has served as a member of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees since 2015, has been named the 10th president of Pomona College in California. Currently dean of the College of Arts and Science and a professor of English at New York University, Gabi Starr will begin her new position on July 1....