News Releases

Archive: April 2017


The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute has established the Center for Palliative Care, which aims to promote and advance palliative care in rural communities through research, education and community development. Palliative care means enhanced healthcare for people with serious illness, at any stage and any age.

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Murderous circus characters may seem like the basis for a Stephen King novel, but for senior Ithaca College student Luke Davidson, it resulted in an invitation to The New Voices Project, a prestigious musical theater program, for his musical “The Circus of Terror.”  

New Voices is a musical...

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The original one-woman show “Muthaland” will be performed by Indian-American actress and playwright Minita Gandhi at Ithaca College on Saturday, April 29. The 5 p.m. performance in Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center, will be followed by a talkback with...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 27
DISCUSSION

“Now Is Our Time,” a CSCRE Discussion Series presentation by the college’s Martin Luther King Scholars critiquing how westernized millennials engage in social activism; noon, Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

MUSIC
Concert by the Percussion Ensemble, with guest vibraphonist Lolly...

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Sex and gender as portrayed in popular culture ranging from television shows such as “The Walking Dead” and “Westworld” to Grimm’s fairy tales to the “Legend of Zelda” video game series will be the focus of a conference at Ithaca College April 21–22.

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The Whalen Center for Music at Ithaca College is a bustling hotspot for musical engagement and performance. But for the college’s music education majors, meaningful work and learning opportunities are happening off campus through a variety of programs where students give back to the local community.

One of the longest standing partnerships between the School of Music and the...

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A week of events promoting sustainability will take place at Ithaca College from April 17-22, and will feature a keynote presentation by award-winning author and food advocate Marion Nestle.

IC Sustainability Week aims to provide members of the campus and local community opportunities to lessen their carbon footprint and assess their role in coping with the effects and impacts of...

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When Dallas Fonseca decided his future career path involved science, he didn’t have far to look for a problem to solve. The central New York native had Onondaga Lake, infamous as one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States, as a sort of inspiration.

Swimming and fishing had been banned for decades in the lake, which in recent years has undergone major cleanup...

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With the nation divided and national conversations swirling with negative discourse, members of the Ithaca College community are looking to make a positive impact. Junior Chris Biehn is organizing “Believe in Love,” an event aiming to unite Ithaca residents through community service and a large gathering on the Ithaca Commons on April 22.

Biehn works with the Love Button...

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A mathematician and former hedge fund analyst who looks at the “dark side” of data collection and use will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, April 20. Cathy O’Neil will present “Weapons of Math Destruction” — which is also the title of her latest book — at 7:30 p.m. in Textor...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 20
DISCUSSION

“Clean Tech: Paving the Way for a Bright Future,” an IC Sustainability Week Panel discussion on clean technology and alternative energy sources by a panel of local and regional business leaders; 6 p.m., Room 104, Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise.

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Ithaca College Theatre is pleased to present a production of a rarely staged Restoration-era comedy, “The Rover.” The play is directed by Greg Bostwick, professor of theatre arts.

“The Rover” will be performed on April 25, 27, 28, and 29 at 8 p.m., as well as April 29 and 30 at 2 p.m....

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“The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah had a sold-out crowd falling out of their seats on Saturday night at the Ithaca College Athletics and Events Center.

The comedian entertained the nearly 4,000 people in attendance with jokes that ranged from difficult topics, like politics and racism in the U.S., to...

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The 20th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 13. The event celebrates the tradition of student and faculty collaboration in research at Ithaca College while also providing students an opportunity to showcase their work.

Over 420 students will represent 36 departments by...

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The third annual Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival will be held from Thursday, April 20, through Saturday, April 22, at Cinemapolis in downtown Ithaca. The festival will showcase the talent of independent Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers through the presentation of short and feature length...

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The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will become the latest law enforcement agency to use body cameras to record interactions with the public. All “sworn” personnel in Public Safety — patrol officers and command officers who perform law enforcement duties — will wear the cameras while on...

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Music and voice major Jessica Voutsinas ’18 was singing the classic song “Over the Rainbow” to a resident at Longview — an adult residential facility near the Ithaca College campus — when the woman unexpectedly lit up and began telling stories about her life and children in a breakthrough of memory...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 13
SYMPOSIUM

Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium, a daylong celebration of student research, creativity and performance; 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Campus Center.

DANCE
Workshop showcasing various forms of cultural dances present within the Asian Diaspora, including lion dancing and breakdancing, presented...

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For Jules Doliscar ’13, an occupational therapist at the Franziska Racker Centers in Ithaca, working with children with disabilities presents similar challenges to the ones he faced as a standout wrestler for the Bombers.

“When I competed, I tried to have a specific strategy for each opponent,” said Doliscar, who compiled a 70-5 record on the mat during his career...

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Following a national search, Daniel Pascoe Aguilar has been named executive director of the Office of Career Services at Ithaca College. Aguilar will lead efforts across the college to advance the professional and career development of IC students.

Aguilar’s own career spans over 30 years of leading and managing a diversity of...

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By day, students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College work with professors to learn the ins and outs of the television industry. By night, those same students put their learning into practice through ICTV, the college’s student-run television station.

That combination of classroom...

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A national organization committed to advancing community service in higher education has recognized Ithaca College junior Elena Haskins as a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow. A cinema and photography major, Haskins is among a ...

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Eight writers at the beginning stages of their burgeoning literary careers will share fiction, nonfiction, poetry, plays and screenwriting with the campus and local communities as part of the New Voices Festival being held at Ithaca College April 5–7.

The festival is distinguished by the involvement of undergraduates at...

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Ithaca College’s internet radio station, VIC Radio, will be hosting its 31st 50-Hour Marathon for charity. The marathon will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 7, concluding at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. It will be simulcast on Ithaca College stations WICB and ...

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