Archive: September 2014
ITHACA, NY — Runway models and a message of hope are what Rachael Murray — a cancer survivor herself — has used to raise $25,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For the past two years, the sophomore communication management and design major at Ithaca College has planned and staged the #trending4fashion fundraising event for the society’s Upstate New...
THURSDAY, SEPT. 25
Artist talk by Laura Moriarty, whose exhibit “Scratched Record” — a collection of her architectonic records comparing layers of human memory and geologic time — is on display at the gallery; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.
ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center will offer three workshops this fall, providing continuing professional education opportunities to learn about a program that helps reduce depression, the impact of hearing loss and ways to assist older adults complete life reviews.
Running from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn...
ITHACA, NY — Award-winning poet Kevin Young will kick off this year’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Ithaca College with a free public reading from his works on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. A question-and-answer session and book...
ITHACA, NY— An Ithaca College faculty member has been awarded a fellowship to continue her research on Jewish religious traditions during the coming year at Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany.
Rebecca Lesses, associate professor and Jewish studies coordinator, will work on her research project “Angels’ Tongues and Witches’ Curses: Jewish Women and Ritual Power...
ITHACA, NY — Participants in a July trip to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a “sister community” relationship between Central New York and the Movimiento Campesino de Cajibío in Colombia will share their experiences and premiere a new documentary film on Wednesday, Sept....
ITHACA, NY — Long before WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, a group of ordinary citizens took extraordinary measures to expose misconduct by the U.S. government against its own people. Two upcoming events sponsored by the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College will highlight the work of these activists and why it is still...
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18
Artist talk by Julia Randall, whose exhibit “Oral Fixations” — a collection of her hyperrealist drawings ranging from disembodied mouths to monumental bubblegum — is on display at the gallery; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.
ITHACA, NY — A discussion on “Targeted Killings, the Constitution, and You: U.S. Drone Policy and Citizens’ Rights” will be held at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Held in recognition of Constitution Day, the presentation is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones,...
ITHACA, NY — U.S. News & World Report has once again included Ithaca College among the top colleges and universities of its kind in the country. The magazine’s just-released list of “Best Colleges” for 2015 placed Ithaca in the #9 spot in the North in the category of regional universities.
Also among similar institutions in the North, the magazine has...
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
The college schedules a test once each semester to increase awareness of the system among the campus community and to ensure that the system is working properly.
Local residents may hear a siren tone and loudspeaker message noting that this is just a...
ITHACA, NY— “Cyber-Seniors,” a documentary about how generational gaps are bridged by the Internet, will be shown at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 102.
“Cyber-Seniors” chronicles the journey of six senior citizens guided by teenage mentors as they learn how to...
ITHACA, NY — The American Sociological Association has selected Stephen Sweet, associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Ithaca College, as the 2014 recipient of the Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Sociology.
Given annually to a member of the American Sociological Association’s section on Teaching and Learning,...
ITHACA, NY — Bassist Nicholas Walker will be joined by fellow Ithaca College School of Music faculty member Nick Weiser on piano for a free recital on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.
The recital will feature a concerto by School of Music colleague Dana Wilson that was written for Walker and inspired by...
ITHACA, NY — Young gospel singers from 10 high schools in Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C., will join together on Saturday, Sept. 13, for the 10th annual Ithaca College High School Gospel Music Invitational. Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for...
FRIDAY, SEPT. 12
“From Russia with Love,” a concert by students in the piano studio of Charis Dimaras featuring works by Rachmaninov; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
10th Annual Gospel Invitational Festival,...
ITHACA, NY — A presentation on “Technologizing Funk/Funkin Technology” will kick off the annual discussion series sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE). Adam Banks will discuss the rhetorical practices of the DJ in black music traditions on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge,...