Submitted on behalf of David E. Newman, M.D., director of the Hammond Health Center at Ithaca College.
As we approach Commencement 2009, the nationwide number of H1N1 Influenza cases continues to rise but disease severity remains low. There have been no cases at IC, in Ithaca or in Tompkins County so far. The most recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), on May 6, is similar to that for seasonal flu and focuses on preventing spread.
You and your family are invited to the Commencement Eve Gala Concert on Saturday, May 16, at 8:30 p.m. in Ben Light Gymnasium. Admission is free.
Directed by Professor Dana Wilson, this year's theme is "To Dream, Perchance to Hope ... " and features the wind ensemble, choir, marimba band, jazz workshop, and soloists in an exciting and entertaining one-hour program.
ITHACA, NY — Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell will deliver the main address at Ithaca College’s 114th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Lovell, whose message to Mission Control — “Houston, we’ve had a problem” — initiated one of the most dramatic episodes of the space age, will speak to some 1,390 graduates and their guests at the 10:00 a.m....
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will award soprano Sharon Sweet an honorary Doctor of Music degree at its 114th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Perhaps best known for her worldwide performances in the title role of “Aida,” Sweet earned her master of music degree in vocal performance from the Ithaca College School of Music in 1978.
“Her incredible career has...