News Releases

Archive: February 2017


As the chair of the Presidential Search Committee, I’m delighted to be able to express to the Ithaca College community how pleased we are with the selection of Dr. Shirley M. Collado as the ninth president of Ithaca College. It has been deeply rewarding to see how enthusiastically our community has embraced her selection.

Our search process began almost a year ago after I...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 2
DISCUSSION

“Acting Locally: Organizing from the Perspective of Generation Z,” a Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity Discussion Series panel of local youth activists/organizers discussing their social justice work on a variety of issues; 6 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Campus...

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As she took the podium to a standing ovation on Wednesday morning, Shirley M. Collado, newly announced as Ithaca College’s ninth president, clasped her hands over chest. “You’re filling my heart!” she told the crowd of about 225 people assembled in Emerson Suites.

It was a sentiment that seemed to run both ways. Throughout the day...

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The Ithaca College Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Shirley M. Collado as Ithaca College’s ninth president. Collado currently serves as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at Rutgers University–Newark. She will assume the presidency at Ithaca on July 1, 2017.

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How do you go from big-budget blockbuster director Steven Spielberg to famed television creator and producer Norman Lear? For Mike Royce ’86, it started with a provocative documentary that he watched in a film class. When he started at Ithaca College, Royce had dreamed of making movies like “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Today, he...

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For many young filmmakers, Sundance Film Festival symbolizes success in their field. Even just attending the festival give an emerging artist a boost. Documentary filmmaker and 2015 Ithaca College alumna Leah Galant got that and more at the 2017 festival, which she attended as one of the Sundance Institute’s Ignite...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 23
LECTURE

Black History Month presentation by Jewel Cadet, a survivor of same-sex intimate partner violence who serves as the Program Manager for Youth and Community Empowerment at the Center for Anti-Violence Education in Brooklyn; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Campus Center.

FRIDAY, FEB. 24
THEATRE
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The award-winning Akropolis Reed Quintet will perform in this year’s annual Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series at Ithaca College on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The group will also host a workshop and several ...

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Ithaca College Theatre and School of Music offer the unique opportunity to see a full staging of Mozart’s final opera, “La Clemenza di Tito.”

The opera will be performed on Feb. 22, 24, 28, Mar. 2 and 4 at 8 p.m., as well as Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Dillingham Center Box Office or online at ...

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For someone working in the world of sports, there are few events bigger than the Super Bowl. Last week, 12 sport management and sport media students from Ithaca College had the opportunity to get close to the action while...

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Dr. Reba Wissner, leading scholar of 1960s television music and author of “A Dimension of Sound: Music in the Twilight Zone,” will be speaking at Ithaca College on Feb. 17. The event, entitled “Music in the Twilight Zone: Hearing Rod Serling’s Vision,” will take place at 5...

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The generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who fought the first battles for equality decades ago now face new fears as they age. The documentary “Gen Silent” — which will be screened at Ithaca College on Thursday, Feb. 16 — shows the disparity in the quality of paid caregiving between places where LGBT elders face discrimination by staff and...

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Being Hear,” a short documentary by Ithaca College alumni Palmer Morse ’16 and Matthew Mikkelsen ’16, is being screened around the world as part of the esteemed Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. The film profiles Emmy-Award-winning acoustic ecologist...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16
LECTURE

“The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men,” a presentation by activist and scholar Robert Jensen on his latest book, which offers a critique of institutionalized male dominance; 7 p.m., Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

SCREENING
Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen showing, in...

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Timothy A. Johnson is a professor of music theory in the School of Music at Ithaca College who teaches introductory, upper-level and graduate courses on music theory and aural skills. Currently, he is teaching a capstone course called Senior Seminar in Music Liberal Arts and Outside Fields, which...

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Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System sirens during the noon hour on Thursday, Feb. 9.

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

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Evidence suggests that the use of palliative care and hospice services improves the quality of life of seriously ill patients and families, in cost-effective ways. However, statistics demonstrate persistent racial and ethnically based disparities in hospice use between blacks and whites.

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“Dark Archives,” a photo book published by Image Text Ithaca Press, has been shortlisted for two prestigious, international awards — the Rencontres d’Arles Image-Texte Book Award and the Aperture-Paris Photo First Book Award.

Only 10 books were shortlisted for the ...

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Piotr Anderszewski, regarded as one of the outstanding musicians of his generation, will give a free public performance at Ithaca College on Sunday, Feb. 12. Sponsored by the Rachel S. Thaler Concert Pianist Series, the recital will take place at 4 p.m. in Ford Hall, Whalen Center for...

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Last fall, Alicia Swords, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, was named the new director of the Honors Program at Ithaca College. She has taught at IC since 2006 and focuses on global development, social movements and social change. She is a graduate of Oberlin College with majors in environmental studies and politics, and earned her Ph.D. in development...

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The extension of punitive policies into the school lives of marginalized black and Latino children will be explored in a talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, Feb. 9. Assistant professor of sociology Jessica Dunning-Lozano will present “Youth, Race, and Surveillance: Student ‘Success’ in a Punitive School” at 6 p.m....

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THURSDAY, FEB. 9
LECTURE

“Youth, Race, and Surveillance: Student ‘Success’ in a Punitive School,” a Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity Discussion Series presentation by assistant professor of sociology Jessica Dunning-Lozano on the extension of punitive policies into the school lives of marginalized black and...

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Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, will bring his stand-up act to Ithaca College on Saturday, April 8, for a 7 p.m. show in the Athletics & Events Center. Tickets for Ithaca College students, faculty and staff are $20, and go on sale Feb. 15. For the general public,...

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