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Family Weekend 2012

Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/25/12 

The 2012 Family Weekend will be held November 2-4.  A full listing of events for the weekend is available online:

Students whose family members are attending can pick up their registration materials in the north foyer of Phillips Hall beginning at 11:00 on Friday.  Please bring your ID.

Students whose parents are unable to attend are welcome to attend any non-ticketed events. Students who would like to attend ticketed events can stop by the registration area in the north foyer of Phillips Hall beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday to check on ticket availability.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the non-ticketed events. Bring your family as well. (Ticketed events have limited seating reserved for students' families although seats may be available at show time.)

Friday evening, family members can choose from 4 exciting events:  The Student Performance Showcase, The One World Concert which features the Ithaca College International Club’s celebration of diversity throughout the world, The Ithaca College Theatre production of Legally Blonde, or the School of Music concert which will feature the Concert Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

President Rochon will open Saturday morning with his addressed entitled “Making Every Moment Count" from 9-10am in the Ford Auditorium.

The Family Weekend luncheon will be on Saturday, November 5 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Terrace Dining Hall. We welcome and strongly encourage faculty and staff to attend this luncheon. There is no cost to IC faculty and staff who wish to attend, just show up and we’ll provide you with a ticket. You will be treated to music provided by a student jazz quartet and IC VoICes.

 Additional events on Saturday include:.

  • Academic displays and open houses by the academic schools,
  • Presentations on topics such as study abroad opportunities and the 21st Century library,
  • The Ithaca vs. Hartwick football game,
  • The Freeman Cup Intersquad Alumni Crew Race and the opening of the Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center
  • A second performance of Legally Blonde,
  • The School of Music Concert featuring the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble.

Family Weekend programming continues on Sunday with The First Year Cabaret, Catholic Mass, the Physical Therapy Club 5K Run/Walk, and the final School of Music Concert featuring the Women’s Chorale, Madrigal Singers, Chorus and Choir.

The full schedule of events is available online.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Doreen Hettich-Atkins at or (607) 274-3374. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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