Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Alex Dippold, Dave Maley
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Volume 22, No.16   April 24, 2000


105th Commencement Slalted for May 13

Some 1,325 graduates will be awarded degrees at Ithaca College’s 105th Commencement on Saturday, May 13. Actor/producer/director Henry Winkler will deliver the main address.

Commencement 1999

This Year’s Commencement Eve Concert Features Classics from the Stage

Ithaca College’s 33rd annual Commencement Eve Concer will be held on Friday, May 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Ben Light Gymnasium. Free and open to the public, the concert will be directed by Dana Wilson.


Bluey Selected for Dow Jones Internship

This summer, as a recipient of "the most prestigious internship you can get," Bluey will participate in a two-week residency at Temple University and spend 10 weeks in a paid editorial position with the Traverse City Record-Eagle.


President Williams Elected to ACE Board of Directors

President Peggy R. Williams has been elected to the board of directors of the American Council on Education, an organization representing some 1,600 of the nation’s colleges and universities and nearly 200 national and regional higher education associations and organizations.


Conference on Women’s Health Issues

A daylong conference of lectures and workshops will be offered on Friday, May 19. Speakers and presenters from a variety of disciplines will address health conditions and diseases common to older women as well as traditional and alternative treatment options and lifestyle changes that contribute to lifelong wellness.


Tony Award–Winning Scenic Designer to Speak

Ming Cho Lee, whom theater historian and critic Arnold Aronson called "the single most influential force in American stage design," will speak on Thursday, April 27. The presentation, "An Informal Talk on the State of American Theater," will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Hoerner Theatre in the Dillingham Center for Performing Arts.


Professor of Psychology Succumbs to Lung Cancer

Martin Rand, a member of the Department of Psychology at the College for 35 years, died March 28 in Geneva. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer last winter and had planned to retire from teaching at the end of the academic year.


Park School Awarded Eastman Product Grant

Ithaca College is one of 24 American colleges and univer- sities selected by the Eastman Kodak Company to receive a $2,000 Eastman product grant. The grant is extended directly to the educational institution in recognition of overall program quality.

Product Grant

Ithaca Students on Capitol Hill

Wendy Clement ’02 and Quentin Machingo ’00 were among the 60 students nationwide selected to take part in a poster session designed to demonstrate to members of Congress the high quality of research conducted by undergraduates in a variety of disciplines.

Frederick Douglass Academy, Ithaca College, and All that Jazz

Music professor Steve Brown and his Ithaca College Jazz Workshop met with the jazz band from Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Academy on April 8 for a three-hour instruction session in the Nabenhauer Recital Room.

FDA, IC, and Jazz

First Reunion of the New Millennium

Ithaca College’s Reunion 2000, "Making Memories for the Next Millennium" will feature a variety of activities and programs for alumni and their families from Thursday, June 1, to Sunday, June 4.

Reunion 2000

Three Students Win Regional Theater Awards

Three Ithaca College seniors won awards at the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival regional competition in January, and two of them will be competing at the national level later this month.

Ithaca College Theatre

Weight Watchers Program To Be Offered at Ithaca College

Thanks to the efforts of the Staff Council, Ithaca College may soon have its own Weight Watchers "At Work" program on campus. The program, which is open to Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students, will be launched as soon as 13 people register and pay.

Weight Watchers

Student Works on Display

Every spring the Handwerker Gallery hosts a showing of the creative achievements of students in the Department of Art and Department of Cinema and Photography.

Student Art Show

Calendar of Events

What's happening on the Ithaca College campus April 24–June 7

Where and When to Send Your News

How to make sure your calendar items, announcements, and other news get to the right place. The deadline for submitting information for the News is two weeks before publication date.


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Created by Andrejs Ozolins. Updated 10 May 2000