Archive: October 2016
In keeping with its commitment to putting the brakes on annual increases in costs to students and families, Ithaca College’s charges for tuition, room, and board for next year are set to rise at the lowest levels in over half a century.
At its recent meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees set tuition for the 2017–18 academic year at $42,884. For students who live...
The big three bacteria of sexually transmitted diseases — chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — are on the rise according the Center for Disease Control. A report issued last week shows that reported infections of all three increased in 2015 to an all-time...
For 23 years, Ithaca College students and older adults have come together to meet, listen to music and most importantly, dance. Each year the Aging and Gerontological Education Society (A.G.E.S.), a student organization, invites Ithaca’s elderly population to enjoy the Harvest Moon Dance at Ithaca College. This...
Award-winning Haitian-American poet, playwright and actress Lenelle Moïse will present her new show, “AMPLIFY: A ‘Speaking Intersections’ Mixtape,” at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The 7 p.m. performance in Emerson Suites is free and open to the public.
Moïse is known for creating jazz-infused, hip-hop...
Deep in Malawi’s diamond-shaped plateaus and rolling highlands, a young mother rushed her child to a nonprofit street-side clinic, miles away from her own village. Due to limited access to healthcare facilities and medications, it was the last hope for her child, who was suffering from a high fever, drowsiness and rapid breathing — common symptoms of malaria....
On the morning of his birthday last October, Jharrel Jerome ’19, an acting major at Ithaca College, labored over his lines in a residence hall lounge before filming his audition. He was hoping to land his first role in a major motion picture.
The 10th annual Walk for Plumpy’nut will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23, from noon–2 p.m. in Cass Park. The 5K walk is organized to raise money to send Plumpy’nut — a healthful peanut butter paste packed with nutrients that...
Ithaca College Calendar of Events Oct. 27–Nov. 2
THURSDAY, OCT. 27
Performance of African drumming and dance, directed by Baruch Whitehead; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
Ithaca College Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony...
Ithaca College will host the 44th annual conference of the State Society on Aging (SSA) of New York from Oct. 26–28. The theme of the conference is “Changing the Landscape: Creative Approaches to Healthy Aging.”
The SSA is a statewide membership society founded in 1972 that brings together individuals and groups from health,...
Gerard Turbide joined the Ithaca College Office of Admission in 1993, rising through a series of progressively responsible roles to become director of admission in 2006. This past May he was named vice president for enrollment management, overseeing the...
“It’s just a plant” is a common refrain from those who want to legalize the leaf, but a recent study of cannabis production argues that the environmental impact of marijuana farming must be considered — especially as more states move toward further legalization this election season.
The study was conducted by Jake Brenner, an assistant professor in the...
Rock band Brand New performed in front of thousands at the Ithaca College Athletics and Events Center on Tuesday night, Oct. 18.
The Long Island-based quartet, known for albums such “Your Favorite Weapon,” “Déjà Entendu” and “The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me,” headlined a...
THURSDAY, OCT. 20
Guest recital by international collaborative pianist David Lutz, joined by voice faculty in a performance of German lieder; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23
World Music Festival concert by the New Roots Steel Band; 11 a.m., Ford Hall, Whalen...
Ithaca College Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Tony-Award winning musical “Company,” a mature, multidimensional examination of modern romantic relationships.
Performances will be held in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center on Oct. 25, 27, 28 and 29, Nov. 2, 3, 4 and 5 at 8...
Submitted on behalf of James W. Nolan Jr. ’77, Parent ’01, chair of the Presidential Search Committee
Your search committee has been active! Since my last communication, we have been very busy in narrowing the pool of applicants. We are pleased by the quality of the candidates we have been in contact with and encouraged by the prospect of a successful conclusion...
Quickly jotting down bits of insight in his leather-bound notebook, Train Schickele ’18 sat face-to-face with esteemed author Abigail Thomas. He was speaking to her about his own writing, and receiving her genuine feedback and advice.
His experience was part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series’ Visiting...
A pair of Ithaca College seniors won first prize in the third annual Park Tank competition on Friday, Oct. 7, for their anti-smoking device, StopPack.
Park Tank is a competition held by the Roy H. Park School of...
Boxing champion, fitness expert and television personality Laila Ali visited Ithaca College on Sept. 29, where she spoke to the campus community on topics ranging from overcoming obstacles and achieving goals to media portrayals of disabilities.
Updated Oct. 13 at 10:15 a.m.
Alex Horner and Sethavatey Limsreng pitched StopPack in the third annual Park Tank competition, taking home first prize.
A group of student entrepreneurs at Ithaca College is developing a device meant to help cigarette smokers quit without using nicotine patches, gum or e-cigarettes.
MONDAY, OCT. 17
“Curiosity: Not Why You Want People to Follow You,” a talk on leadership by Col. Michael J. Hertzendorf ’89, chief of staff for the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18
“Balance and Swing:...
Media critic Janine Jackson will present “Can You Trust Mainstream News Media? Racial and Other Biases” at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Free and open to the public, her 7 p.m. talk in Emerson Suites is sponsored by the college’s Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM).
Jackson is the program director...
Col. Michael Hertzendorf, chief of staff for the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, will discuss leadership at Ithaca College on Monday, Oct. 17. His 7 p.m. talk in Emerson Suites — titled “Curiosity: Not Why You Want People to Follow You” — is free and open to the public.
“La Jaula de Oro,” a dramatic film based on the reality of migrants who make their way from Latin America to the United States, will be shown at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The free public screening will take place at 6 p.m. in The Forum, on the second floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center, and will be followed by a discussion via Skype with director Diego...
Author Kiese Laymon will read from his works at Ithaca College on Monday, Oct. 10. Part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers series, his presentation will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Laymon’s debut novel, ...
The story of the lengthiest and most bizarre war crimes case to arise out of World War II will be the subject of the annual Holocaust lecture at Ithaca College on Monday, Oct. 10. Legal scholar and author Lawrence Douglas will present “John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Holocaust Trial” at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 101. His...
The U.S. Embassy in Pakistan awarded Ithaca College Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Kathleen Mulligan a grant to create a play exploring the effects of violence on public spaces, tentatively entitled “On Common Ground.”
The $327,000 grant was given to Mulligan and her husband, actor and director David Studwell, along...