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Volume 24, No. 2       September 4, 2001

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Faculty Donations Support Programs in Music and the Humanities

"These considerable contributions will have a lasting influence on future generations of Ithaca College students," says Williams. "We are extremely grateful for the generosity of Bob and Shirley, who had already given so much to the institution through their lengthy teaching careers.".

Convocation Ceremony Marks Opening of Academic Year

Iincoming students were formally welcomed to Ithaca College at the annual Convocation ceremony in Ben Light Gymnasium. New members of the campus community joined with trustees, faculty, and staff in officially kicking off the start of another academic year.

College and Local Prison Continue to Collaborate

When the educational collaboration between Ithaca College and the Elmira Correctional Facility began, it was an informal series of lectures presented by various faculty members from Ithaca, Cornell, and Elmira College. Now it is possible for interested inmates with a high school diploma or its equivalent to earn three credits for a yearlong course.

Two Events Will Commemorate Latino Heritage Month

September 18, poet, lecturer, and storyteller Bobby González will discuss "The Native Heritage of Latin America." September 24, video artist Alex Rivera will present "Retrospective: Video and Net-Based Satires on Latino/Latina Identities and Cyberculture." The events are part of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Awareness Series and are free and open to the public.

College Bands to Perform at Annual Founder’s Day Concert

The 10th annual Founderís Day Concert in the Park will be held on Sunday, September 16, at 2:00 p.m. in DeWitt Park. The rain location will be Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra Opens Series

The 2001–2 Ithaca College Concerts series, "Rhythms of the Dance," will begin on Saturday, September 15, with a performance by the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, a resident ensemble that uses the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of period instruments to perform works from the baroque era to the present.

Ad Executive to Preview Prime-Time Seasons

Chuck Bachrach --- recognized as a top negotiator in network television ad buying --- will offer his take on this fallís prime-time television shows, including a discussion of canceled and returning shows and a prediction of how new shows will fare against old favorites.


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Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Erik Kibelsbeck Dave Maley
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THE ITHACA COLLEGE NEWS (ISSN# 1088-7873) is published 18 times a year; once in August, November, December, January, June, and July; twice in September, February, and March; and three times in October and April. Published by Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044. Periodicals postage pending at Ithaca, New York. Postmaster: Send form 3579 to the Ithaca College News, Office of Public Information, 228C Alumni Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850-7044.

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Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 10. Sept. 2001