News Releases

Archive: January 2015


ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College’s annual Rachel S. Thaler Concert Pianist Series will bring Vadym Kholodenko to campus for a free concert on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall at the James J. Whalen Center for Music. The program will feature works by Beethoven and...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 6
MUSIC
Factuly recital by violist David Quiggle and cellist Elizabeth Simkin; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

MONDAY, FEB. 9
MUSIC
“Carry as You Climb,” an After Dinner Mint Faculty Showcase Recital Series performance of music...

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A 2006 graduate of Ithaca College was recently named to the Forbes list of 30 Under 30 in the sports industry. Uzma Rawn joins a roster of standouts that includes other notables in the business side of the sports industry, as well as top athletes like...

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ITHACA, NY — The documentary “Alive Inside” — a cinematic journey revealing the power of music to unlock elders living with dementia — will be screened at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Whalen Center’s Hockett Family Recital...

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Professor Stephen Mosher of the Sport Management & Media program at Ithaca College was featured in a New York Times article last week that examines the concepts of gamesmanship and cheating in professional sports. The piece looks at the fine line between acceptable competitive advantages and those deemed against the rules.

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College will kick off the spring portion of its schedule with the documentary “The Paper Mirror,” the story of a collaboration between graphic novelist Alison Bechdel and painter Riva Lehrer. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Textor...

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ITHACA, NY — Wheels For Women — an Ithaca College student organization providing help to victims of domestic violence in India — will present the 4th annual Wheels4Women Benefit Cabaret on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 4 p.m. in Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center.

The cabaret will feature music and poetry performed by...

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ITHACA, NY — When Loden Cullar-Ledford started to doodle during a class quiz, little did he know it would end with him presenting at the largest continuously running conference for information systems educators.

In order to sort out a particularly complicated Excel function, Cullar-Ledford, a junior majoring in business administration at Ithaca College, flipped the quiz paper...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 29
MUSIC
Vivaldi Sonatas Concert, featuring students in the cello and bass studios of Elizabeth Simkin and Nicholas Walker; 7 p.m. Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

SUNDAY, FEB. 1
MUSIC
Performance by the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by graduate...

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ITHACA, NY — One recent Ithaca College graduate has been spending the academic year teaching English to students In Indonesia, and a second will soon head abroad to teach in Brazil, thanks to the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program.

Gabriela Gonzalez ’14 will be...

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ITHACA, NY — A pair of exhibits by sister artists exploring the line between fact and fiction will kick off the spring schedule for Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery. An opening reception for “Origin Stories: Alien Apostles” and “Origin Stories: Altar Apparitions” will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery. The exhibits run through...

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ITHACA, NY — The Sundance Film Festival will host the premiere screening on January 23 of the film adaptation of “Ten Thousand Saints,” the acclaimed coming-of-age novel by Ithaca College assistant professor of writing Eleanor Henderson....

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ITHACA, NY — The historic Washington, D.C., home where Abraham Lincoln spent summers during his presidency and wrote his preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation was recently lit up by a green laser, all in the name of preservation. A team of undergraduate students from Ithaca College traveled to Washington to document President...

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ITHACA, NY — The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has once again included Ithaca College on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

“Service and...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 22
ART
Opening reception for the exhibits “Origin Stories: Alien Apostles,” featuring imagery from the troubled legacy of American colonialism, and “Origin Stories: Altar Apparitions,” featuring photographs that capture staged interventions of ceremony in the Los Angeles landscape; 5–7 p.m.,...

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ITHACA, NY — The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) — an organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training and research programs in the field of aging — elected Ithaca College faculty member Elizabeth Bergman as one of five members-at-large.

Bergman, an associate professor of gerontology,...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College’s annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will include a talk by equality advocate Ash Beckham, a series of educational workshops, a film screening and a concert. With the theme “Whose Dream is it Anyway?” the events will take place...

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ITHACA, NY — The 2014 NewsPro ranking of the top journalism schools in the U.S. includes Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications.

NewsPro — a magazine for news professionals published by TV Week — collaborated with the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College School of Business has maintained its accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Considered the hallmark of excellence in business education, AACSB accreditation has been earned by less than five percent of...

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ITHACA, NY — One of the world’s most violence-torn nations will get some help learning about peace from an Ithaca College faculty member. Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, an assistant professor of politics, will spend this spring developing a postgraduate curriculum in strategic and peace studies at Covenant University in Ota, Nigeria.

Soyinka-Airewele is one of 60 scholars who...

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ITHACA, NY — The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, awarded Ithaca College faculty member Kathleen Mulligan a grant for her sabbatical project “Voices of Partition,” a theatrical production based on the narratives of survivors of the violent 1947 partition of Pakistan and India.

Mulligan, associate professor of theatre arts, will join with the ...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College president Tom Rochon has announced that he has appointed Benjamin Rifkin as the college’s provost and vice president for educational affairs. Rifkin has served since 2009 as dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The College of New Jersey, where he is also a professor of world languages and cultures.

“In an exceptionally...

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MONDAY, JAN. 19
MUSIC

“The Dream Never Dies,” the annual MLK Day Celebration Concert, featuring performances by School of Music students and faculty, the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers and the Keepers of the Dream Ensemble; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

PRESENTATIONS
MLK Day Celebration presentation by...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College’s Center for Life Skills invites individuals who have experienced a stroke to participate in its spring 2015 session.

The program is intended for individuals who have been discharged from a formal rehabilitation program but deem it necessary to continue post-rehabilitation services to improve the...

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