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 RA McKinley Walsh has been recognized by the Northeast Affiliation of College and University Residence Halls as the Resident Assistant of the Month for September 2019.

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Graduate program alumnae and faculty members, Justine Vosloo, Associate Professor & Sebastian Harenberg, Assistant Professor from the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training presented research at the 2019 Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference in Portland, Oregon.


Professors Harenberg and Vosloo, presented their work with colleague Miranda Kaye (Penn State University) and alumna Shelby Anderson ‘18 (PhD student in Sport Psychology at University of North Carolina, Greensboro) – “Perceptions of Leadership Behaviors in Coaches: Validity of the Leadership Scale for Sports Using Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling”

Justin Worley ’19, who is currently a first year doctoral student at Michigan State University studying Sport Psychology, presented his research on “Competing for Playing Time: The Relationship Between Positional competition and Social Identity in Collegiate Athletes” with Professors Harenberg & Vosloo

 Zachary McCarver ’18 won the Master’s Thesis Award at the 2019 Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, for his thesis titled: "Exploring Domain-Specific Perfectionism: Do Excelling Student-Athletes Differ in Perfectionism compared to their Teammates?"

Zachary completed his thesis under the guidance of ESS faculty members: Sebastian Harenberg, Assistant Professor and chair of the thesis committee; and Justine Vosloo, Associate Professor.


Zachary is the first graduate of the ESS graduate program to win the Thesis Award at the AASP conference. He is currently a second year doctoral student at the University of Northern Colorado, where he is continuing his Sport Psychology studies.

Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America

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A message from the Board of Trustees chair and the president.

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Please join Ithaca College's Veterans Day Committee and the School of Music to honor and celebrate the bravery, sacrifice, and commitment of all those who served in the United States Armed Forces. The 17th Annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held on Thursday, November 7th, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Ford Hall at the Whalen Center for Music.

This year we proudly welcome guest speaker Michael Howze, MSgt, United States Air National Guard, and Ithaca College community member. 

Master of Ceremonies: Art Ostrander, Professor Emeritus, Ithaca College 

Presentation of Colors: ROTC Tri-Services Color Guard

Music: Ithaca College Brass Choir and Treble Chorale

Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony and all are welcome to stay.

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Happy Halloween! Here's what we have going on in the dining halls to celebrate!

Sweet - n - Treats, a Special Dessert Menu: TODAY, Wednesday, Oct. 30th in Campus Center Dining Hall from 4:00-7:30 PM

Halloween Party! Thursday, October 31st in Terrace Dining Hall from 5:00-9:00 PM

Visit our Facebook Event Page for menus and more information!



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 The Ithacan has been named a national Online Pacemaker finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press. The Pacemaker is ACP’s top honor, commonly referred to as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism.”

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Spring 2020 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications will be sent to all guardians and area coordinators on Friday, November 1st. All questionnaires should be completed by 5pm on Friday, November 15th.

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 Join the Office of Recreational Sports for an evening of Halloween festivities in the Fitness Center!  This event is free to all members of the IC campus community, and food and prizes will be available throughout the night.

8:00pm - 8:45pm - Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Register here)

8:00pm - 10:45pm - Costume Rock Climbing

9:15pm - 10:00pm - Halloween Zumba Party w/ Jaleel & Natalie (Register here)


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Kathleen Mulligan (Theatre Arts) recently returned from performing her one-woman show The Belle of Amherst (based on the life and writings of Emily Dickinson) at the Zoukak Theatre in Beirut, Lebanon.

The Belle of Amherst starts a limited run this week as part of the mini festival of one-woman shows, “Listen to Her”, at the Cherry Arts space. 


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Studies in Documentary Film recently published an extended interview with Patricia R. Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) and Dale Hudson, Associate Professor of Cinema and New Media, New York University Abu Dhabi, about their book, Thinking through Digital Media:  Transnational Environments and Locative Places (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

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Calling all PayFlex Members!

Contributed by Katie Sack on 10/29/19 

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As a part of PayFlex's CVS Pharmacy partnership, we have another discount to offer. All PayFlex members can now enjoy 20% off all CVS Health brand items – regardless if it’s an eligible health care expense. That’s right, a special perk just for being a PayFlex member.

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Happening this week in Whalen...Orchestra, Film, Faculty Showcase, and more!

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Erin Lockett (BFA Acting) spent the summer as an I.C. Summer Scholar researching the playwright Lorraine Hansberry (A Raisin in the Sun) and writing a one woman show about her life. Erin's summer research mentor was Professor Kathleen Mulligan. Lockett and Mulligan spoke on Erin's project at the 4th Annual StateraArts conference in New York on October 26 in a presentation entitled "Grabbing the Narrative: Creating a One Woman Show on the Life of Lorraine Hansberry."

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 We're looking for children between 12 and 24 months old to help us learn about when children can begin using a joystick to drive a robot. Can you help?

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The presentation, “Paths to Resilience: A Community Environmental History Project in Nicaragua,” explored the ways his Fulbright-funded work in Nicaragua in 2017 embodied the conference theme "Connecting Hearts and Minds for Global Change." The Fulbright Association Conference annually brings together Fulbright alumni and other public diplomacy advocates and experts to showcase Fulbright research and celebrate the accomplishments of this remarkable exchange program.  

Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado spoke out about the importance of prioritizing student mental health in an opinion piece that appeared on October 25 on Education Dive, which provides news and analysis for leaders in higher education. 

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Submitted on behalf of Provost Cornish:


I am happy to announce the members of the Park School of Communications Dean Search Committee:  


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