News Releases

Archive: August 2014


ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College has received accreditation through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the professional accrediting body for colleges and universities that prepare teachers and other professional personnel for work in elementary and secondary schools.

The NCATE accreditation process establishes rigorous standards for teacher...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College will kick off the new year on Tuesday, Sept. 9, with the documentary “Off and Running,” the story of an adopted girl’s complicated exploration of race, identity and family that threatens to distance her from the parents she’s always known. Free and open to the public, the film...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
MUSIC
Faculty tuba recital by Aaron Tindall; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

MONDAY, SEPT. 8
MUSIC
Guest tuba recital by Ed Diefes, principal tubist of the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, conducted by Stephen Peterson, will continue the annual Friends of Ithaca College September tradition of the Founder’s Day Concert in the Park with a free, open-air performance on Sunday, Sept. 14. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in DeWitt Park in downtown Ithaca, with a rain location at Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will officially welcome some 1,550 incoming first-year students to campus on Monday, Aug. 25, with the annual Convocation ceremony and community picnic. Convocation is slated to begin at 11 a.m. in the Athletics & Events Center.

A long-standing custom, the event introduces new students to the Ithaca College learning community and helps to set an...

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ITHACA, NY — “Oral Fixations” and “Scratched Record,” two exhibits that exemplify a bridge between art and science, will open at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery on Monday, Aug. 25, and run through Friday, Sept. 26. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery.

“Oral Fixations” is a 10-year...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 28
ART
Opening reception for the exhibits “Oral Fixations,” featuring work by Julia Randall, and “Scratched Record,” featuring work by Laura Moriarty; 5–7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

CONTINUING EXHIBITS
“Oral Fixations,” featuring work...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College and its Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports have unveiled a new visual identity for the athletics program—logos with a sharp, clean, strong look, giving student-athletes and their teams a progressive and assertive way of expressing who they are and who they strive to be. The new visual identity graphically aligns IC's...

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ITHACA, NY — Nearly 200 incoming students at Ithaca College will come to town several days ahead of their classmates to take part in Jumpstart, a series of activities designed to help ease their transition into the Ithaca experience both on campus and in the community.

Now in its 17th year, Jumpstart provides an...

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ITHACA, NY — A national organization that works to create a safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students has included Ithaca College on its list of the top 50 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities. The listing by Campus Pride highlights the positive efforts to improve safety and academic life for LGBT students as well as the institutions leading the...

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ITHACA, NY — What is the best way to keep psychology students from switching majors? According to a study published in the journal Teaching of Psychology, putting off intensive science courses may help. The study was conducted by Jeffrey Holmes, associate professor of psychology at Ithaca College, and is available at ...

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ITHACA, NY — “The Best 379 Colleges,” published by the Princeton Review, has once again included Ithaca College in its listing of the country’s top institutions for undergraduate education. The annual guide also ranks the college as #2 for radio and #6 for theater.

The just-released 2015 edition of the guide features only about 15 percent of...

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ITHACA, NY — “Hurt” — a drama by Saviana Stanescu, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College — is one of 20 plays featured in “The Best American Short Plays: 2012-13.”

“Hurt” is a dark and humorous work that brings awareness on issues of violence, immigration and...

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