News Releases

Archive: September 2016


A new book by Ithaca College Associate Professor Elisabeth Nonas helps writers flex their storytelling muscles. “Story Workout: Exercises to Help You Connect to the Stories You Want to Tell” is part exercise in soul-searching, part practical...

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Two-Time Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki will return to her roots at Ithaca College from Sept. 27–Oct. 1 as “IC’s Olympic Champion in Residence.”

Musnicki, who was a member of the United States national team from 2010-2015, is one of the most decorated rowers in the sport today,...

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Legendary feminist, activist and author Gloria Joseph will visit Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101 to discuss and read from her new book, “The Wind is Spirit: The Life, Love, and Legacy of Audre Lorde.” Joseph was Lorde’s long-time partner, and her book...

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A Latina mental health activist will facilitate a dialogue at Ithaca College focusing on intersectionality as it relates to people of color in our communities. Dior Vargas will present “POC and Mental Health” on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101. Her presentation is free and open to the public.

To help remove the stigma of...

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A documentary about a group of long-retired Broadway entertainers who dive into a production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be screened at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Free and open to the public, “Still Dreaming” will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 102.

With a play that is...

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Ithaca College students and employees typically spend more time on campus than they do anywhere else during their waking hours. How can we make that time the best it can be? How can we make sure they feel supported so that they learn more effectively and have higher job satisfaction?

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The Ithaca College School of Music will celebrate diversity in the music world with a slate of events, including a performance of the opera “Porgy and Bess,” a World Music Festival and a series of discussions forums.

“Porgy and Bess” will be performed by ...

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Ithaca may be a long way from Wall Street, but Ithaca College students have access to their own version of the New York Stock Exchange right on campus. In the School of Business’s Center for Trading and Analysis of Financial Instruments, students study and get a...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 29
LECTURE

Park Distinguished Visitor Series lecture by world champion boxer, fitness and wellness expert, entrepreneur and activist for women and children Laila Ali, daughter of the late Muhammad Ali; 7 p.m., Glazer Arena, Athletics & Events Center.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1
MUSIC

Choral Collage...

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Legendary feminist, activist and author Gloria Joseph will give a free public presentation at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Joseph will discuss and read from her recently published book “The Wind is Spirit: The Life, Love & Legacy of Audre Lorde” at 7 p.m. in Textor...

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When the new, state-of-the-art television set installed in the Roy H. Park School of Communications was unveiled at the start of the fall semester, Bob Regan’s excitement probably trumped that of the students gathered in the hallway outside.

The director of Park’s Keshishoglou Center for Global Communications Innovation...

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The Ithaca community celebrates its love for music in a unique setting - on neighborhood porches!

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Two distinguished faculty members have been selected as Charles A. Dana professors, an award at Ithaca College that recognizes significant contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. Luke Keller, professor of physics and astronomy, and Abraham Mulugetta, professor...

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The Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity (CSCRE) will feature a presentation by local visual artist Nydia Blas on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. in Handwerker Gallery. Titled “The Girls Who Spun Gold,” the event is free and open to the public.

Blas primarily works with...

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Deception, yearning and vengeance come to the stage as Ithaca College Theatre presents Federico Garcia Lorca’s tragic drama, “Blood Wedding.” Performances will take place in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center on Sept. 27, 29 and 30, October 1, 5, 6 7 and 8th at 8 p.m., as well as on Oct. 2 and 8 at 2...

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On September 17, Ithaca College will host the fourth annual New York Film and Television Student Alliance (NYFTSA) Statewide Summit, featuring panels and workshops from industry professionals working around the state.

Students from all six NYFTSA campuses will participate in person and/or via Skype sessions; additional New York campuses...

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Learning from world-class opera singers in Germany, guiding VIPs through the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, conquering the highest mountains in the U.S. These are some of the interesting, impressive and incredible ways Ithaca College students spent their summer vacation.

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Author and environmental activist Sandra Steingraber will present “Women on the Front Lines of Climate Change: Fossil Fuels as a Feminist Issue” at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Her 7 p.m. talk in Textor 101 is free and open to the public.

A poet, biologist and cancer survivor, Steingraber used all three kinds of experiences to...

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Poet Ada Limón — whose collection “Bright Dead Things” was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry — will read from her works at Ithaca College on Monday, Sept. 19. Her 7:30 p.m. presentation in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall, will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. It is free and open to the...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
MUSIC

“The Rhythmic Imagination in African Music,” a presentation by ethnomusicologist Kofi Agawu, professor of music at Princeton University; 5 p.m., McHenry Lobby, Whalen Center.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
MUSIC

Faculty Chamber Music recital by violinist Susan Waterbury and cellist...

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As part of ongoing diversity and inclusion efforts at Ithaca College, a new multicultural student lounge has opened in the Campus Center.

Director of Programs and Outreach Sean Eversley Bradwell says that the lounge gives all students, especially, African, Latino, Asian...

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Ithaca College journalism major Ciara Lucas ’16 has been recognized by Her Campus as one of its “22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women.”

Lucas earned a spot on the list for her on-campus leadership and journalistic pursuits. During her time at Ithaca College, she has served...

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The City of Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is once again urging anyone who might have been near the area where Anthony Nazaire ’19 was stabbed to death early on the morning of Aug. 28 on the Cornell University campus to share any details—especially photos or video...

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U.S. News & World Report has once again included Ithaca College among the top colleges and universities in the country. The magazine’s just-released list of “Best Colleges” for 2017 placed Ithaca at #6 out of 195 institutions of its kind in the North region....

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Elizabeth Acevedo, world-renowned poet and activist, came to Ithaca College on Sept. 7 to perform several of her poems. Acevedo’s performance was part of the college’s Latinx Heritage Month and included themes such as racial identity, police brutality...

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Three students from Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications will be attending this year's Out for Undergrad Marketing Conference from Sept. 16-18 in Chicago, Illinois.

Out for Undergrad is a non-profit organization that helps high-achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender undergraduates reach their...

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Over the past year, members of the Ithaca College community called for new programming, training, and resources to make our campus a more inclusive and diverse environment for learning, living, and working. The Office of Public Safety was one area of focus for improving relationships and protocols. In addition to the further development of...

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A journalist who covered the trial of the defendant portrayed in Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary will join a defense attorney and a prosecutor for a panel discussion at Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 15.

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Update: Due to inclement weather forecast for Sunday, Sept. 18, the Founder's Day Concert will take place in Ford Hall.

The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, conducted by Christopher Hughes, will continue the annual Friends of Ithaca College September tradition of the ...

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Early this summer, Ithaca College junior Yana Mazurkevich turned heads across the country with “Dear Brock Turner,” a striking photo series designed to raise awareness of sexual violence. Now, Mazurkevich has once again turned the...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
PANEL DISCUSSIONS

LatinX Heritage Month kickoff event with the founders of the PODER, an organization whose purpose is to unite students of Hispanic/Latino descent at Ithaca College, returning to engage with current students in a dialogue about the importance of self-care; 7 p.m., Klingenstien Lounge, Egbert Hall.
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Boxing champion, fitness expert and television personality Laila Ali will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 29. Free and open to the public, her talk will be held at 7 p.m. in the Athletics and Events Center.

Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the event. Students enrolled in the Media for Social Responsibility course will be seated ahead of time, as this lecture...

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Ithaca College Athletics Hall-of-Fame inductee, Meghan Musnicki returned to her roots over the weekend to address an eager women's crew program at Ward Romer Boathouse.

Musnicki, who won her second gold medal in the women's eight this past summer in Rio, gave the team a...

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Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System sirens during the noon hour on Thursday, Sept. 8.

The college tests the system periodically to increase awareness of it among the campus community and to ensure that it is working properly.

Local residents may hear a siren tone and loudspeaker message noting that this is just a test. There is no need...

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On Monday, August 29, I witnessed hundreds of people gather on our campus to mourn and remember our student Anthony Nazaire ’19 who was killed on the Cornell University campus this past Sunday. 

As Anthony’s friends, classmates, staff,...

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“Cyber-Seniors” — a humorous and heartwarming documentary about a program begun by two high school students to help residents of a retirement community become more computer literate — will be shown at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 102 is free and open to the public.

Focusing...

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Over the course of seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp to the helm of the starship Enterprise to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans.

“To Be Takei,” a documentary chronicling the “Star Trek” actor’s playful and profound trek for life, liberty and love, will be shown at Ithaca College...

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Members of the Ithaca College community celebrated their differences while joining together as one by constructing a unity canopy during the First Bomber Weekend on Aug. 26.

Community members made the canopy by taking strands of yarn from a center pole and wrapping them around surrounding poles marked with identities with which they associate themselves, then bringing the yarn back...

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Ithaca College students, staff and faculty came together on the evening of Aug. 31 to share a meal and discuss issues of violence that have affected the college campus and beyond.

The gathering was loosely moderated by Director of Programs and Outreach Sean Eversley Bradwell, who told those in attendance that the intent behind the...

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When a NASA mission to the asteroid Bennu launches this month, Ithaca College Professor Beth Ellen Clark will be in charge of experiments that could reveal whether the roughly 500-meter-wide celestial body will collide with Earth in the next century.

Clark is the mission asteroid scientist...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 11
MUSIC

Concert by the Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Michael Hall and featuring clarinetist Michael Galvan, performing Milhaud’s “Creation du Monde,” the Mozart clarinet concerto and Haydn’s Symphony No. 103; 4 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13
MUSIC
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