News Releases

Archive: May 2015


ITHACA, NY — A team of undergraduate researchers from Ithaca College traveled to Las Vegas to scan for subsurface cultural features at the Larder Site — an archaeological site occupied by Native Americans nearly 2,000 years ago —as part of a preservation project along the Las Vegas Wash.

The team conducted a geophysical survey of the prehistoric site using...

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ITHACA, NY — In matters of the head and heart, emotions often win out over reason. A new book by an Ithaca College professor examines how that human tendency leads many Americans to support racism and discrimination in unconscious ways.

"The Emotional Politics of Racism: How...

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ITHACA, NY — At its May meeting, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees granted promotions to six faculty members.

The following faculty member was promoted from assistant to associate professor:

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

  • Marella Feltrin-Morris, who received her Ph.D. and M.A. from Binghamton University, and Laurea...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College School of Music will host the 21st annual New Directions Cello Festival, a three-day series of workshops and performances running from Friday to Sunday, June 12 to 14. In addition to instructional workshops and jam sessions for participants, the festival will offer three public concerts:

  • Friday, June 12, 7:30–10:30 p.m.,...

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ITHACA, NY — A brewery, an app to expand the movie-going experience and a spooky camping trip were the winners as student entrepreneurs from Ithaca College competed for recognition and prize money in the second annual Ithaca College Business Plan Competition.

Seniors Zane Coffey, Max Ocean and Daniel Minogue took...

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ITHACA, NY — Noting that she was cut three times before finally making the United States Olympic team, Meghan Musnicki challenged the Ithaca College class of 2015 to “fail forward.” Musnicki, who won a gold medal as a member of the women’s crew team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, delivered the main address at Ithaca College’s 120th Commencement...

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ITHACA, NY — The entertainment trade magazine Variety has named the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College to its 40 Showbiz Programs list.

The publication recognized schools around the world with strong film and production programs. The Park School was recognized for treating...

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ITHACA, NY —Andrew Utterson, an assistant professor in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, is the recipient of the 2014 Park School Faculty Writing Award. 

Utterson teaches in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies. He was recognized for his article “...

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ITHACA, NY — An Olympic gold medalist and a Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright will help send the Ithaca College Class of 2015 out in style at the 120th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17.

Meghan Musnicki, a 2005 IC graduate, will deliver the main address to the 1,398 graduates and their guests. A member of the U.S. national rowing team since 2010, she...

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ITHACA, NY — The College Television Awards — a national competition recognizing excellence in student video, digital and film work — honored two documentaries created by Ithaca College students.

Both films earned awards in the documentary category.

“Fighter by Nature,” directed by Jonathan Keenan ’14 and produced by Rachael Lewis-Krisky...

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ITHACA, NY — The entertainment industry trade magazine Variety has named five seniors from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College to its110 Students to Watch list.

In honor of its 110th anniversary, the publication selected 110 students...

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ITHACA, NY — The new dean of the Ithaca College School of Business is a veteran leader. Sean Reid, currently associate dean and associate professor of finance at the Quinnipiac University School of Business, will assume his new position on July 1.

In addition to his academic career as a teacher and administrator, Reid is a...

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ITHACA, NY — Thirty-one Ithaca College students were named winners at the 18th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium.

Poster presentation winners:

  • Daniel Baskin ’15, Tess Hamberg ’15, Kedar Gandbhir ’15, Ernesto Garcia ’15, Meaghan Goodheart...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College has once again been included on a list of the most environmentally responsible colleges and universities in the nation. For the sixth straight year, Ithaca is featured in the “Guide to 353 Green Colleges,” published by the Princeton Review.

The education services...

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