Meet the People of Ithaca College

Read about our inspiring students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Kendra Hubal
Kendra Hubal
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
With the help of some gentle giants, Kendra Hubal makes a difference in the lives of local children and teens.
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Ana Coulibalay
Ana Coulibaly
Business Administration and Legal Studies
With clothing startup Aniko, student-entrepreneur Ana Coulibaly brought a splash of color and a taste of home to Ithaca.
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Tyler Macri
Tyler Macri
Cinema and Photography
IC student-filmmaker Tyler Macri had the ultimate “Kodak moment” in 2017 when he won the top prize in the annual Kodak Student Scholarship Program.
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Jessica Voutsinas ’18
Jessica Voutsinas
Music and Voice
Inspired by music’s effects on the brain, Jessica Voutsinas helped create headphones that can react to a listener’s mood.
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Rumit Singh Kakar
Rumit Singh Kakar
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
IC professor and researcher Rumit Singh Kakar is proving that runners can pound the pavement into middle age—and beyond.
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Professor Beth Ellen Clark holds a model of the asteroid Bennu.
Beth Ellen Clark Joseph
Chair, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
How worried should future earthlings be about Asteroid 101955 Bennu? Professor Beth Ellen Clark Joseph is leading a team to find out.
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Jusan Hamilton
Jusan Hamilton
IMC and Sociology
Jusan Hamilton made NASCAR history as its first African American race director in charge of high-pressure decisions about activity on the track. 
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Photo portrait of Celisa Calacal
Celisa Calacal
Journalism
The Twittersphere is full of influencers who share inspiring messages about feminism. Another name has been added to the list: Celisa Calacal.
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Adrienne Smith holds a teddy bear while standing outside with flowers behind her and Cayuga Lake in the distance.
Adrienne Smith
Television-Radio
Adopted from Korea at six months old, Adrienne Smith has become a campus advocate for adoptees and their families.
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Nia Nunn
Nia Nunn
Assistant Professor, Department of Education
In the heart of Ithaca, assistant professor Nia Nunn and a team of IC grad students welcome children into a safe space for open discussions.
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Josh Lifrak
Josh Lifrak
MS, Exercise and Sport Sciences
When the Chicago Cubs hoped to break a legendary title drought, Josh Lifrak brought the mental game.
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Jason Muenzen '02
Jason Muenzen
Director of the Investment Program
Jason Muenzen understands the puzzles and people of Wall Street—and he’s sharing his pro tips with students as director of the IC investment program.
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Meghan Musnicki holds up the Olympic gold medal around her neck while standing in a boathouse.
Meghan Musnicki
Psychology
One of IC's own is also one of America’s most decorated Olympic rowers, with honors as wide and deep as the waters she trained on.
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Baruch Whitehead
Baruch Whitehead
Associate Professor, Music Education
IC professor Baruch Whitehead helps keep the traditional "Negro Spiritual" alive with the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers.
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Tim Reynolds
Tim Reynolds
Clinical Health Studies and DPT
With the help of faculty at the School of Business, this physical-therapist-turned-CEO solved a weight problem.
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Jan SInger '86
Jan Singer
Psychology and Business
As CEO of Victoria’s Secret, Jan Singer gets to know her customers by observing their choices with passionate curiosity.
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Donathan Brown
Donathan Brown
Director, H&S Faculty Diversity and Development
Whether English should be the official U.S. language has long been debated by politicians. Professor Donathan Brown works to shed light on the issue.
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Dallas Fonseca ’18
Dallas Fonseca
Biochemistry and Mathematics
Driven to help clean up man-made disasters, Dallas Fonseca is researching how genetic engineering can better our understanding of the natural world.
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Allison Russo '11
Allison Russo
Music Education
Ever wonder why you rarely see women in jazz bands? Allison Russo thinks she knows why—and she's helping young women in New Jersey embrace the chaos.
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Chrissy Guest
Chrissy Guest
Assistant Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies
Is Disney doing a good job portraying a diverse cast of animated characters? IC assistant professor Chrissy Guest shares her thoughts on NPR.
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Sarah Brylinsky
Sarah Brylinsky
CMD and MS, Comm. Innovation
A freshman-year seminar at IC called Introduction to Sustainability inspired Sarah Brylinsky to lead campus climate movements in Ithaca and beyond.
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