News Releases

Archive: March 2015


ITHACA, NY — Members of the Ithaca College Opera Workshop will be joined by special guest performers in a fully staged production of the opera “The Wolf by the Ears” on Wednesday, April 8, at 8:15 p.m. Free and open to the public, the performance will take place in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center for Music. It will also be webcast at...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 4
MUSIC

Concert performance of the musical “Parade”; 3 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Amani Gospel Singers Spring Concert; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

MONDAY, APRIL 6
LECTURE

“A Body in Ill Repair: Urban Housing, Public Engagement...

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ITHACA, NY — Author Naomi Klein and investigative reporter David Sirota are sharing the seventh annual Izzy Award presented by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in independent media...

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ITHACA, NY — A sociologist and spoken word/hip-hop artist who goes by the alter ego “The Professor” will speak at Ithaca College on Tuesday, March 24. Bruce Hoskins will present “‘The Professor’ Across Technology: Extending Conversations on Race” at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. His presentation is free and...

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ITHACA, NY — Maniacal 4 — an internationally acclaimed trombone quartet — will perform at Ithaca College on Sunday, March 22, at 8:15 p.m. Free and open to the public, the concert will take place in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

The program will feature music from varied genres and a rhythm section comprising Ithaca College School of Music...

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ITHACA, NY — ABC News colleagues David Muir and Diane Sawyer have been recognized as the inaugural recipients of the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism, bestowed by the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. Muir succeeded Sawyer last September as anchor of “ABC World News...

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ITHACA, NY — “Water in the Cloud Forest” — a Park Productions film created by Ithaca College students — earned the “Best of Festival” King Foundation Award in the student documentary competition at the 2015 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of the Media Arts.

A team of Park Productions students worked in collaboration with...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 26
LECTURE

“Deserving Desire: Heterosexual Women’s Sexual Evolutions,” a talk by Beth Montemurro, associate professor of sociology at Penn State Abington and author of “Deserving Desire: Women’s Stories of Sexual Evolution”; 7 p.m., Textor 101.

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Ithaca College...

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ITHACA, NY — The Force is strong in 2015. “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” releases later this year amidst leaks and commentary flurrying across the Internet, much like TIE Fighters and X-wings doing battle around an Imperial Star Destroyer.

This spring, though, a set of short books will re-spin the three classic films that started it all. “Star Wars...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College Theatre will present a dance concert featuring three pieces of original choreography by Department of Theatre Arts faculty members Lindsay Gilmour, Roy Lightner and Amy Walker O’Brien. Performances will run in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on March 24, 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees offered on March 28 and 29.

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ITHACA, NY — When the first Educational Technology Day was held at Ithaca College in 1991, the Macintosh Classic, IBM PS/2, DEC workstations and a new thing called “multimedia” were all the rage, while the commercial Internet did not yet exist.

When Ed Tech Day celebrates its 25th anniversary on Thursday, March 19,...

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ITHACA, NY — Fiona Gillison — a senior lecturer in exercise and health psychology from the University of Bath — will give a presentation at Ithaca College comparing programs designed to promote physical activity to sedentary adults. Free and open to the public, the talk will take place on Thursday, March 19.

Gillison will present “Waste the Waist vs. Passport...

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ITHACA, NY — A pair of exhibitions featuring personal and political drawings and pre-Columbian artifacts will open at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery on Wednesday, March 18, and run through Friday, April 17. An opening reception for “Taxing Times” and “As They Saw It: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art” will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 5...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19
EXHIBITION

Twenty-fifth annual Educational Technology Day, featuring seminars and demonstrations by computer and technology vendors; 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Campus Center

LECTURE
“Waste the Waist vs. Passport to Health: How Do We Identify the ‘Active Ingredients’ in Different Complex...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Gen Silent” on Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. It is free and open to the public.

The title of the film refers to the generation of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who fear for their safety or quality of life. They may...

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ITHACA, NY — Poet Li-Young Lee will give a free public reading at Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.

Lee won the American Book Award in 1995 for “The Winged Seed: A Remembrance,” a memoir of his family’s flight from China — where his...

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ITHACA, NY — New research suggests a student athlete’s anxiety levels before competition are determined not only by their own expectations for their performance, but their parents' expectations as well. The findings also indicate the reverse is true: how a child athlete hopes to compete affects how a parent feels prior to a match.

The study was conducted by professors...

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ITHACA, NY — Trading their bathing suits for parkas and beachcombing for combing through financial statements, three Ithaca College students are spending their Spring Break helping rural Alaskans complete their income taxes.

For over a decade, the Ithaca College School of Business has participated in a program...

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ITHACA, NY — Many college students will be hitting the beaches over Spring Break, while others will be spending their time away from classes in the mountains or the big city. For 39 students participating in Ithaca College’s Alternative Spring Break program, going to such locations won’t mean they will be working on their tans.

Taking place March 7–15, ...

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ITHACA, NY — From Enron’s financial fraud and Apple’s e-book price collusion to Walmart’s wage violations and the BP Gulf oil spill, the list of companies that have been exposed for their irresponsible — and sometimes illegal — conduct is a lengthy one. A new book by a pair of Ithaca College public policy experts highlights some of the more egregious...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association (IC AMA) was named a semi-finalist in the 2014-15 American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Case Competition for its Vitamin Water marketing plan. This marks the IC AMA’s highest finish in the AMA Collegiate Case...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 14
MUSIC

Performance by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Lanfranco Marchelletti, featuring works by Bach, Britten and Stravinsky; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Centeradmission charged; tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com).

TUESDAY, MARCH 17...

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Updated March 10, 2015 at 1 p.m.

BuzzFeed featured several photos taken by student journalist Kelli Kyle in some of their coverage of the march: "Selma Bridge Crossing Almost Canceled Due To Large Crowd Numbers, But Demonstrators March On"

A story by Candace King...

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The Daily Planet — the Discovery Channel’s daily science show — featured Deborah King, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Ithaca College, for her research and development of the ...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) announced an exchange agreement with the Institute for Technology in Carlow, Ireland. The program — one of few U.S. ATEP programs with an affiliated clinical site and European exchange program — will feature an athletic training program of study and clinical education component.

Under the...

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ITHACA, NY — High school students and their parents are invited to learn about academic programs, campus life and financial aid opportunities at a wide range of colleges and universities at the New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling regional college fair in Ithaca.

More than 60 institutions will be represented at the fair, which is taking place on...

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ITHACA, NY — At its February meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees approved a budget that features the smallest percentage increase in tuition in over 50 years of institutional record keeping.

For 2015–16, Ithaca College tuition will be $40,658, a 2.85% increase from the previous year. For students who live on campus, standard room and board will bring the total...

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