Ithaca College News
Back IssuesPublication ScheduleLetter to the EditorOffice of Public Information
Table of ContentsIC News Home PageIthaca College Home Page
Volume 24, No. 5       October 15, 2001

Table of Contents

Homecoming Weekend is Slated for October 26-28

Ithaca College alumni will be returning to South Hill Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, for a Homecoming weekend that will include concerts; a pep rally; a talk by Aaron McGruder, creator of the comic strip The Boondocks; and the induction of 11 people into the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Civil Rights Commissioner Will Serve as Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Residence

Mary Frances Berry will visit the College October 22-26 to initiate the distinguished visiting scholar in residence program. She will speak in classes, meet with students and faculty, and present a free public talk as part of the yearlong lecture and discussion series "Race and Its Meanings."

September 11 Website

A website has been created to provide the Ithaca College community with a source of continually updated information about the College’s responses.

Ensemble X Performs in Ford Auditorium

Ensemble X, Ithaca’s acclaimed new-music band, will perform a free concert in Ford Hall on Sunday, October 28, featuring works by Andrew Waggoner, Dana Wilson, Karel Husa , Laurence Bitensky, and Aaron Copland.

Professionals Symposium to Feature ‘Boondocks’ Cartoonist

In addition to workshops and career networking sessions, the annual Professionals Symposium taking place Friday-Sunday, October 26-28, will feature a keynote address by Aaron McGruder, creator of the comic strip The Boondocks. The symposium will for the first time coincide with Homecoming weekend.

Award-Winning Poet Sharon Olds Will Give Reading and Lecture

The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series will continue October 22-26 with a visit from poet Sharon Olds. Sponsored by the Department of Writing, the series will bring Olds to campus for five days of informal meetings with students and faculty, a master class, and two public events.

Angus Godwin and Friends to Perform Old Favorites

A faculty recital of cabaret classics performed by baritone Angus Godwin with guitarist Steve Brown, bassist Henry Neubert, and percussionist Gordon Stout will take place on Sunday, October 28. .

Alumni Artists Series to Present the Music of the Concord Ensemble

A performance of Renaissance vocal music by the Concord Ensemble --- "Sweetest of Memories: A Program of Musical Parodies" --- will kick off the Alumni Artists Series. The free concert will take place on Saturday, October 27, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall.

Who's Who Seeks Nominations

Outstanding seniors and juniors (including transfer students with 30 academic credits at Ithaca College, physical therapy students, and students in the four-and-a-half-year music program) are eligible for nomination.



A periodic compilation of references to Ithaca College in the media.




Editor: Keith Davis
Writers: Erik Kibelsbeck, Dave Maley
Publisher: Office of Public Information

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.

Members of the College community may submit their news items, including information for the "Kudos" section, by calling Keith Davis at 274-1153, e-mailing, or sending campus mail to Keith Davis, 105 Alumni Hall


Andrejs Ozolins, Ithaca College Office of Publications. 15. Oct. 2001