ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will officially welcome some 1,800 first-year students to campus on Monday, Aug. 24, with the annual Convocation ceremony and community picnic. Convocation is slated to begin at 11 a.m. in the Athletics & Events Center.
President Tom Rochon will deliver the main address. Also offering remarks will be Ben Rifkin, provost and vice president for...
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3
Artist talk by Angela Ellsworth, whose work is on display in the exhibit “Starting From Scratch” at the gallery; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9
Distinguished Visiting Writers Series reading by Sarah...
ITHACA, NY — Some 200 incoming students at Ithaca College will arrive in town several days ahead of their classmates to take part in Jumpstart, a series of activities designed to help ease their transition into the Ithaca experience both on campus and in the community.
Now in its 18th year, Jumpstart provides an...
THURSDAY, AUG. 27
Faculty organ recital by Jean Clay Radice; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1
Faculty double bass recital by Nicholas Walker; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
ITHACA, NY — Bringing a new product onto store shelves can be fraught with peril, but an expert on nostalgia says Converse has struck marketing gold with the first radical redesign of its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars since the sneaker was introduced 98 years ago.
“The people who buy and wear Chuck Taylors tend to be very passionate about them,” says Alison B....