News Releases

Archive: April 2014


THURSDAY, MAY 1
MUSIC
Performance by the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble, directed by Baruch Whitehead; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

WORKSHOP
“Linking Late-Life Depression to Dementia,” an Ithaca College Gerontology Institute workshop by Dr. Noman Afzal, geriatric psychiatry fellow...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Tompkins County Office for the Aging will co-sponsor a Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. Held at the Hotel Ithaca (formerly Holiday Inn) on South Cayuga Street, the expo will feature representatives from over...

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ITHACA, NY — The U.S. Department of State has awarded a Fulbright Nehru Academic and Professional Award for Teaching and Research to an Ithaca College faculty member. Bhavani Arabandi, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, will spend July through December at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) campus in Hyderabad, India.

Arabandi, who is originally from...

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ITHACA, NY — A free webinar designed for people interested in learning about sustainability education will be held on Earth Day. Hosted by Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College’s media literacy initiative, “Where Media Literacy and Sustainability Education Meet” will take place through Adobe Connect from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22.

The webinar will feature...

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ITHACA, NY — For his outstanding record of community service and civic engagement, Ithaca College junior Aaron Lipford has been recognized as a 2014 Newman Civic Fellow. He is one of 197 students nationwide honored by Campus Compact, a coalition of college and university presidents committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education by improving community life and educating...

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ITHACA, NY — Filmmaker Dan Cohen will show and discuss his inspiring documentary “An Article of Hope” at Ithaca College on Monday, April 21. Free and open to the public, the screening will be held at 7 p.m. in room 281, Roy H. Park Hall.

“An Article of Hope” is the remarkable true story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, Israel’s first astronaut, and the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Discussion Series sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) will present a talk by geographer and prison abolition activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore on Thursday, April 24. She will discuss “Organized Abandonment and the Infrastructure of Feeling” at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. Her talk is free and...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 24

MUSIC
Performance by the Campus Choral Ensemble, conducted by Susan Avery; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

Guest recital by pianist Brian Preston; 8:15 p.m., Nabenhauer Recital Room, Whalen Center.

Performance by the Woodwind Chamber Ensemble; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen...

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I am writing to inform the college community that Dr. Marisa Kelly has accepted a position as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Suffolk University in Boston. She will complete her tenure as Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs at Ithaca College on May 31, 2014.

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College Theatre will present the classic play, “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller. Performances of this production will take place in Hoerner Theatre at 8 p.m. on April 22, 24, 25 and 26. A 2 p.m. matinee will be offered on April 26 and 27.

Tickets range in price from $5.50 to $11, and they may be purchased at the Ithaca College Theatre Box Office...

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ITHACA, NY — “Letters to Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Show” will open at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery on Thursday, April 17, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Running through May 18, the show will highlight the diversity of contemporary art practices at Ithaca College.

The exhibition will feature the work of 31 students from the Department of Art and...

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ITHACA, NY — One of the hottest up-and-coming comics will serve as the opening act for the Seth Meyers performance at Ithaca College on Saturday, April 12. Ron G was a finalist in the sixth season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and was named College Comic of the Year by the Association...

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ITHACA, NY — Four acclaimed journalists will speak at Ithaca College on Monday, April 28, as they accept national honors. Glenn Greenwald will appear via a pre-taped video, while Jeremy Scahill, ...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 17
ART

Opening reception for “Letters to Our Future Selves: 2014 Senior Student Show,” an exhibit featuring the work of student artists; 5–7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

MUSIC
Faculty/Guest recital featuring cellist Raphael Bell, pianist Mimi Solomon and violinists Aki...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College students Katelyn Gualtieri ’16, a communication management and design major, and Nicole Godreau ’16, an integrated marketing communications major, have been selected as New York Women in Communications Foundation scholarship recipients.

The  scholarships are awarded for...

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ITHACA, NY — College students and others interested in learning about career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are invited to attend the Upstate New York Tech Career Connection on Wednesday, April 9, at Ithaca College. Scheduled for 1–5 p.m. in Emerson Suites, the event is free and open to the public.

The half-day conference will...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System at noon on Wednesday, April 9. Residents in the neighborhoods around the college may hear a siren tone and loudspeaker message.

The college schedules a test once each semester to increase awareness of the system among the campus community and to ensure that the system is working properly. This...

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ITHACA, NY — Emmy Award–winning business journalist Carl Quintanilla will present “From the Financial Market to the Twitter Revolution” at Ithaca College on Thursday, April 10. Free and open to the public, his talk is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Emerson Suites and is part of the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism...

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ITHACA, NY — An international relations scholar specializing in the Middle Eastern politics, U.S. foreign policy and strategic nonviolent action will speak at Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 16. Stephen Zunes will present “Middle East Democracy Uprisings: Victories and Setbacks” at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. His talk is free and open to...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a free public showing of “Austin Unbound,” a documentary about a man who is both deaf and transgender, on Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Eliza Greenwood, who produced and directed the documentary; and...

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ITHACA, NY — An organization that pairs college students with senior citizens in the Ithaca community will bring generations together for the 2nd annual Intergenerational Prom on Monday, April 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Ithaca College’s Emerson Suites.

Project Generations is sponsoring the free event, with prom attendees encouraged to dress to impress in an...

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ITHACA, NY — Young gospel singers from 13 high schools in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York will join together on Saturday, April 5, for the 9th annual Ithaca College Gospel Invitational Music Festival. Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

Directed by Baruch Whitehead and...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 10
LECTURE

Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series talk by Emmy-winning reporter Carl Quintanilla, co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” business broadcast; 8 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

MUSIC
Performance by the Horn Choir, directed by Alex Shuhan; 7 p.m.,...

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ITHACA, NY — Latino artist Cruz Ortiz will give a free public presentation at Ithaca College as part of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, in collaboration with the Handwerker Gallery.

On Tuesday, April 8,...

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