News Releases

Archive: June 2016


ITHACA, NY—Coming so closely on the heels of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the designation of the Stonewall Inn as a national monument is giving members of the LGBT community something to celebrate. And according to one educator on LGBT issues, it is helping shine a new light on that...

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Ithaca College Professor of Marketing and Law Michael LaTour passed away in November 2015, but a memorial fund established in his name ensures that his presence will be felt for years to come. The Michael LaTour Memorial Fund for Research Excellence will recognize the research and accomplishments of faculty in the...

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A sports talk show on student-run Ithaca College Television (ICTV) has won a prestigious College Television Award from the Television Academy Foundation. “Hold That Thought” took first place in the unscripted series category.

Producers Jenna Harner, Jonah Restuccio...

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Imagine touring a medieval castle without ever leaving your room. That may soon be possible thanks to the efforts of Professor Michael “Bodhi” Rogers and a team of students from Ithaca College.

Rogers and four students are currently in County Meath, Ireland, using a laser scanner to map Trim Castle. Built during the...

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Rebecca Plante, associate professor of sociology at Ithaca College, was featured in Chronicle of Higher Education article about the case of a Stanford University student who was sentenced to six months in prison for the sexual...

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ITHACA, NY — Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is being increasingly used by retailers to track their products, but this technology is being employed to a different extent in the United States and in Europe.

That’s the issue that a faculty member in the Ithaca College School of Business will be addressing, thanks to a ...

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When recent Ithaca College graduate Kyle James was turned away from donating blood because of FDA guidelines he sees as discriminatory against gay men, he decided to do something about it.

He started with a selfie in front of a mobile blood donation – the same one that had denied him –...

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Ithaca College Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports Susan Bassett '79 is pleased to announce the 47th Hall of Fame class. The following group of nine individuals and two teams will be inducted into the illustrious Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 in the Athletics and Events Center. IC alumnus...

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ITHACA, NY — Officers from a half-dozen law enforcement agencies in New York State will learn how to incorporate bicycles into their operations at the 2016 Law Enforcement Bike School, scheduled for June 7–11 at Ithaca College.

This will be the 23rd year for the school, which began in 1993 when...

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Microfinance has been hailed as an effective way to fight poverty, but as more banks enter the industry looking to make a profit, are microloans simply trapping more people in debt? Duncan Duke, assistant professor of management in Ithaca College’s School of Business, is conducting research in...

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An app created with the assistance of the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services allows transgender or non-gender-conforming individuals to locate safe single-stall or gender-neutral...

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At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees awarded tenure and/or promotions to 10 faculty members.

The following faculty were promoted from associate professor to full professor:

  • Hilary Greenberger, Department of Physical Therapy, who received her Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University, M.S. from Dalhousie University, B.S. from Ithaca College and...

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Three new campus community trustees and two new term trustees were elected at the May meeting of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees.

Julie Dorsey ’01, M ’03, associate professor of occupational therapy, will serve three years as faculty trustee; Sybil Conrad, assistant director of Campus Center and event services, will serve three years...

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