News Releases

Archive: August 2016


In a workshop on diversity for Ithaca College freshmen and transfer students, Dr. Maura Cullen told students how their words and actions can have an impact on others, saying that we make others “disappear” when we do not treat them with courtesy and dignity.

“It is through our acts of kindness, through...

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Our Ithaca College community is still reeling from the violent homicide that occurred early Sunday morning on the Cornell University campus that stole the life of our student Anthony Nazaire ’19, injured another student, and left a...

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This is the second message from Ithaca College President Tom Rochon. His original statement can be found on Intercom.

We have learned more information about the homicide of one of our students that took place early Sunday morning on the Cornell...

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Ithaca College alumnus Aniebietabasi Ekong was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post. The artist, photographer, clothing designer and model discussed his unique artwork, worldview and future plans.

Ekong, who uses the name ...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 6
SCREENINGS

Showing of the humorous and heartwarming documentary “Cyber-Seniors,” about a program begun by two school students to help residents of a retirement community become more computer literate, followed by a discussion via Skype with Tess Finlay, the communication and program director of Cyber- Seniors; 7 p.m. Textor...

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The newest cohort of freshman and transfer students at Ithaca College was invited to engage with and shape the community they now belong to during Monday’s Convocation ceremony.

The annual rite of passage, which officially began the class of 2020’s college career, was held in the Glazer Arena...

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Campus Pride has once again included Ithaca College on its annual list of the most LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the country. The national organization — which works to create a safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students — highlighted the 30 institutions that are...

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Sunday brought much needed rain to the region, but soggy conditions couldn’t dampen the excitement of some 1,630 Ithaca College freshmen arriving on campus. The members of the class of 2020 made themselves at home during IC’s annual Move-In Day with help from their families and a squad of volunteers comprised of faculty, staff, and other students.

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If you've been watching the Olympics in Rio, you’ve probably heard about cupping. It's the treatment that left prominent round welts all over Michael Phelps’ shoulder and back. In this video, Nicholas Quarrier, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, explains the treatment, which uses suction to lift the skin away from the muscle. Quarrier said...

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What did you learn about Ithaca College this past year?
What do you hope for the college in the year ahead?

These two questions were posed to attendees of the Ithaca College meeting for all faculty and staff held on August 18. In past years, various college administrators would use this meeting to provide updates on topics such as the budget, enrollment data, and current...

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One-hundred-and-eighty incoming Ithaca College students have arrived on campus early to participate in Jumpstart, a program designed to ease the transition to college.

Now in its 19th year, Jumpstart gives first-year and transfer students the opportunity to take part in one of four specially designed pre-semester...

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The Hollywood Reporter is out with its annual list of the best 25 film schools in the country, and Ithaca College comes in ranked at number 18. This is the sixth year that the magazine — which bills itself as the most widely trusted resource for entertainment news, reviews and analysis — has...

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Ithaca College's head football coach, Mike Welch ’73, has announced his intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign. 

“With Bomber pride in my heart and great consideration for the program I love, my wife Sue and I have decided that it is time to begin a new chapter in our...

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For 10 weeks this summer, Ithaca College student John Jacobson has worked as an intern to develop a strategic marketing plan for a financial literacy program run by U.S. Bank in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jacobson is one of a handful of students selected for the American Advertising Federation’s Vance and Betty Lee...

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As the nightly news increasingly warns viewers to send children out of the room, parents struggle to find a happy medium between completely sheltering their children and openly exposing them to the world’s violence and injustice.

A community-based summer camp led by Ithaca College professors and graduate education students is offering a safe but open space to have frank...

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Brian Dickens started as Ithaca College’s new vice president for human resources in June. He comes to Ithaca with 25 years of experience as a university administrator and over a dozen years as a human resource development and management consultant. Most recently, Dickens served as associate vice president for...

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Two former standouts from the Ithaca College rowing program are due to appear in the 2016 Olympic Games later this week at Lagoa Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Emily Morley '16 and Meghan Musnicki '05 will both seek Olympic glory with Morley representing the Bahamas and Musnicki rowing for the United States...

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