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Comings and Goings

I am both excited and sad to share news of the departure of our colleague Steve Jenks from Ithaca College. Steve will be pursuing a Doctorate in Philosophy in the higher education program at the University of Denver.  Please join us to celebrate 2-3 pm, Tuesday, July 24th on the Peggy Ryan Williams Center patio.

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Submitted on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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Submitted on behalf of Chris Biehn, Vice President for College Relations and Advancement

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Farewell to Sally Dietz

Contributed by Beth Reynolds on 06/05/18 

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Retirement Reception for Sally Dietz

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I am excited to share the news of Roseann Arnold's upcoming retirement. Roseann has been an integral part of the Ithaca College community and the Office of Admission for 33 years. During her tenure, Roseann has worked closely with thousands of prospective students and families, always putting our students at the center of her work.

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It is with mixed emotions that I share the news of Tom Bloss' departure from Ithaca College. Please join me in celebrating all of Tom's good work and wishing him well as he relocates to Texas to be closer to family at the beginning of June.

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It is with fondness and heavy hearts that we share Bonita Hogben’s decision to retire from the Department of Education this July. Bonita has been a valued member of the Department since 2008, first as an administrative assistant for the department and most recently as the College’s teacher certification officer. Prior to joining the Department of Education, she was an administrative assistant in the Art Department for nearly 16 years. 

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On behalf of Bill Kerry, Director and Chief of Public Safety

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On behalf of Bill Kerry, Director and Chief of Public Safety

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Please join the faculty and staff of the Department of Theatre Arts in celebrating Dr. Norm Johnson’s retirement after 28 years of inspiring students!

The celebration will take place Friday, May 4 at 4:00 in the Hoerner Theatre, Dillingham Center, with reception to follow. We hope to see you there as we say our thanks to Norm!

Please join the Journalism Department in celebrating the retirement of Professor Matt Mogekwu this Friday April 20 from 2-4 in Park 223.

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John has been a professor in the mathematics department at IC since 1971.   Please join us on Tuesday May 1, 4:30-6:30pm in Clark Lounge to celebrate John’s 47 years of teaching and service to Ithaca College.   From 4:30-5:30, John will give a colloquium talk on some of his mathematical work.  The reception will follow from 5:30-6:30pm. 


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Join us for an evening of musical performances and Thai cuisine, as we raise funds to support local immigrants detained by federal immigration enforcement agencies with their bail and legal costs.

Location: First Baptist Church, 309 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Event tickets can be purchased via the link below for a suggested donation of $15-50, or on a pay-what-you-can basis. You also have the option online to buy tickets for guests who have low-income. All proceeds will go toward supporting detainees' legal and bail expenses.


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Amy ODowd has been appointed Assistant Dean for Student Services in the School of Humanities and Sciences, effective April 2, 2018.

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Information Technology is pleased to announce that Dr. Jenna Linskens joins Teaching and Learning with Technology as the new Associate Director for Learning Technology. 

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On behalf of Dave Weil, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Information Technology

As many of you may know, Bill Liddick, Associate Director for Enterprise Application Architecture for Information Technology will be leaving the college at the end of this week to pursue his passion of helping people grow and improve their work.

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The Department of Technical Operations in the School of Communications will be hosting a farewell reception for Ellen Diffenderfer on her retirement after 28 years of service on Friday, February 9th in Room 223 – Roy H. Park Hall of Communications from 2 – 4 pm.  


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The Athletic Training Education Program in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences (HSHP) is proud to continue with year 4 of our unique and exciting educational exchange program with the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland (ITC). Ithaca's accredited AT program formed a dynamic educational and clinical exchange program with ITC's Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy program that sends 2 senior Bomber AT majors to Carlow every fall, and receives 2 4th year Carlow ARTI students each spring. Both programs provide their visiting students with sports medicine related classroom education and clinical experiences with their institutional athletic programs--the only such exchange in the country as of this moment.

This spring, Ithaca College is excited and proud to host Claire Healy, from Graigueswood, Co. Kilkenny and Denise Deering, from Ballywilliam, Co. Wexford, both 4th year ARTI majors from ITC.

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Lawrence Doebler, professor of performance studies and director of choral activities at the School of Music, will be retiring at the end of the semester after 35 years with Ithaca College.

To celebrate Mr. Doebler's time here, the School of Music will hold a reception in his honor on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the in TC Lounge on the 14th floor of the East Tower (formerly the Tower Club). 

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