News Releases

Archive: November 2014


THURSDAY, DEC. 4
MUSIC
Chamber music concert; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Performance by the Concert and Symphonic Bands, conducted by Mark Fonder, Elizabeth Peterson and Timothy Reynish, the Col. Arnald Gabriel ’50 HDRMU ’89 Visiting Wind Conductor, playing works by Carroll, Daugherty, Davie...

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ITHACA, NY — Maya Schenwar will present “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better,” based on her new book of the same name, at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Free and open to the public, the 7 p.m. talk by will be held in room 111 of the Park Center for Business and...

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ITHACA, NY — In observance of World AIDS Day, the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “No Regret” on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Free and open to the public, the film will be screened at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

Through music, poetry and quiet — at times chilling —...

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ITHACA, NY — The American Prize — an annual series of national awards that recognizes excellence in music performance and conducting — has bestowed honors on the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble and its graduate student conductor, Corey Seapy. The ensemble placed third in...

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ITHACA, NY — For the ninth straight year, Princeton Review has included the Ithaca College School of Business in its listing of the top business schools in the country. The educational services company features Ithaca’s ...

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ITHACA, NY — Passion, betrayal and tradition come to the forefront as Ithaca College Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Anna in the Tropics,” by Nilo Cruz. Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center Dec. 2, 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Dec. 6 and 7.

Please note that all performances of “Anna in...

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ITHACA, NY — Olympic gold medalist Meghan Musnicki has been selected to deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 17. A member of the U.S. national rowing team for the past five years, she earned the gold in the women’s eight event at the ...

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MONDAY, DEC. 1
MUSIC
After Dinner Mint Faculty Showcase Recital Series performance; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

WORKSHOP
“Life Review of Generative Contributions,” an Ithaca College Gerontology Workshop by Myra Sabir, assistant professor in the Department of Human Development at SUNY...

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ITHACA, NY — It may be one of the last places in the world you’d expect to be interested in learning how to develop skills in critical thinking and media analysis. But when academics and researchers in Iran decided they needed help with that effort, they turned to two experts from Ithaca College: Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry of Project...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 20
MUSIC
“Music of Remembered and Forgotten Worlds,” a performance by the Trombone Troupe, playing works by Kazik, Goldstaub, Biedermann, Wagner, Winter and Barnum; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

CONTINUING EXHIBIT
Divergent Series: 2014 Faculty...

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ITHACA, NY — Recent book-to-film adaptations like “Gone Girl,” “The Hunger Games” or “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” are nothing new: the film industry has mined novels for ideas since pictures first began to move.

David Kramer, assistant professor of English at Ithaca College, is set to revive the now forgotten bestseller “Tess in the...

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ITHACA, NY — The highly competitive Most Promising Multicultural Students program of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently selected two Ithaca College seniors for the 2015 program. Helena Murphy ’15 and Dominique Brown ’15, both majoring in integrated marketing communications in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, were among the students selected for the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Roy. H Park School of Communications at Ithaca College began inspiring some of the top minds in the communications and entertainment industry 40 years ago.

In celebration of those first four transformational decades, the college has published a list of “40 Alumni...

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ITHACA, NY — Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger recently spoke with Ithaca College students to divulge the keys to success in life, discuss company strategy and even take a selfie via Skype. It was all part of the S’Park: Igniting Your Future in Communication course experience offered in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.  

The video...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Alumni Association recognized the outstanding contributions to the college and community of five alumni at the Blue and Gold Appreciation Gala, held recently as part of Alumni Weekend.

Video profiles on each of the award winners can be found here.

Pictured in photo, left to...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 13
ART

Opening reception forDivergent Series: 2014 Faculty Show,” featuring the work of faculty artists from the Department of Art and the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies; 5–7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center (the exhibit runs through Dec....

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ITHACA, NY — The public is invited to join in honoring our nation’s veterans at Ithaca College’s annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 6. The one-hour program begins at noon in Ford Hall in the Whalen Center.

The master of ceremonies will be professor emeritus Art Ostrander, retired dean of the School of Music. The celebration will feature a presentation...

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ITHACA, NY — The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Ithaca College will host a free public reading by award-winning novelist Victor LaValle on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The 7:30 p.m. presentation in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall, will be followed by a question-and-answer session and book...

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ITHACA, NY — Math Fun Day — a program encouraging elementary school students to explore the hands on, creative side of mathematics — will take place at Ithaca College on Saturday, Nov. 15. Free and open to the public, Math Fun Day will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third floor of Williams Hall.

Activities will include creating mathematical art with computers,...

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ITHACA, NY — Independent journalist Madiha Tahir will screen and discuss her film on Pakistani survivors of U.S. drone attacks at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Free and open to the public, “Wounds of Waziristan: Ethnography of a Kill Zone” will be held at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

Since the drone attacks began...

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ITHACA, NY — Kendal at Ithaca and the Ithaca College School of Music recently celebrated the 100th performance in the Kendal-Ithaca College Concert Series.

Created by Kendal resident and volunteer concert coordinator Henry "Hank" Stark, the series provides easy access to live music for residents of the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community and...

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ITHACA, NY — IES Abroad — a leading not-for-profit study abroad organization — honored Ithaca College staff member Rachel Gould with the Volunteer of the Year award for her efforts supporting the study abroad field.

Director of study abroad in the Office of International Programs, Gould also teaches Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. She...

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