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Ithaca College LGBT Center director Luca Maurer and Associate Dean and director of the LGBT Resource Center Christopher Lujan are guests on the latest episode of Cornell University's Inclusive Excellence Podcast

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The Eastern Region Campus Compact recently announced Dr. David Harker, Director of IC's Center for Civic Engagement, as one of 12 faculty and staff selected from a highly competitive pool as 2019-2020 Engaged Scholars. The Engaged Scholars Initiative seeks to develop, support and connect leaders who can advance co-created knowledge, critically engaged pedagogies, institutional change, and collaborative action to address societal issues. More info on the program and participants can be found here.

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Professor Charsky discussed the psychology of signs and how organizations can design signs to maximize employee learning and performance. 

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On February 3, 2019 WSKG Public Media Group will make the first programmatic shift at its two radio stations since launching in 1975.  WSKG-FM (NPR) will convert to all News and WSQX-FM will convert to all Classical Music with some jazz and weekend folk.  Ithaca College students enrolled in a Fall 2016 public relations senior capstone course,  “Lab16,” made key recommendations that are cited as supportive in making the change by the media group serving 21 counties in the Central New York area.

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Contributed by Jason Harrington on 01/21/19 

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 Symbol/Symmetry, a duo exhibition of animation, video and interactive work by Brad Lewter and Jason Harrington 

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Mary Ann Rishel, Professor Emerita, Writing, recently served on a Ph.D. dissertation committee for Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. 

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Three Students from the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences won awards for their research projects at the 2019 EATA Annual Conference in King of Prussia, PA

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Jessye Cohen-Filipic, Associate Professor in Psychology, published a paper in the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology with a colleague from Virginia Commonwealth University. 

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Park School of Communication faculty Chrissy Guest and James Rada have produced a documentary With INFINITE HOPE: MLK and The Civil Rights Movement that is scheduled to start airing on public-television stations around the country beginning January 15th.  The program was produced in conjunction with Memphis PBS affiliate WKNO-TV.

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Junior English major Eliana Berger presented her paper “Parroting, Androgyny, and Hyper-Femininity: Eliza Haywood’s Gendered Manipulation of the Periodical in The Parrot” on January 4, 2019 at the British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, held at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, UK. 


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Jen Tennant just published an essay, “The Great Work Begins Again: Angels in America in the Age of Trump,” in the literary magazine The Smart Set.  

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Nine current athletic training majors, 1 graduate exercise science student, 2 recent athletic training alumni and 6 athletic training faculty members will be presenting peer-reviewed, collaborative research projects at the 2019 annual meeting of the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association.

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Dr. Carlos Figueroa, politics department, has published an article titled "U.S. Supreme Court in the civil rights era: Deliberative Democracy and its educative institutional role, 1950s–1970s" in Annales, Ethics in Economic Life Journal, (Vol. 21, No. 4, 2018, pp. 59-88), Lodz University Press.

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Brooks Miner recently co-authored an article published in Ecology Letters entitled "Modelling inducible defences in predator–prey interactions: assumptions and dynamical consequences of three distinct approaches.”


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 Four senior athletic training majors from the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences were awarded professional scholarships from the New York State Athletic Trainers' Association for their academic and professional accomplishments, and demonstrated leadership.

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Stephen Sweet (Dana Professor of Sociology) and Susan Ferguson (Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College) have been awarded a $258,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for their project “Curriculum Mapping Tool for Sociology: Implementation, Assessment and Dissemination.”

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 Raquel Jacobs (class of 2020) and Dr. Ellie Fitts Fulmer (Education Department) presented a paper at the National Association for Multicultural Education’s annual meeting in Memphis this November. Their paper, titled, “Say the Word: Teaching and Omitting the N-Word in Schools” explores the question of when, how, or if a teacher should incorporate lessons involving the n-word in K-12 teaching. 

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On Saturday, November 10th, Maggie Wise (Outdoor Adventure Leadership ’18) and Naomi Hanson (History '18) competed against students from 6 other colleges and universities to take home the top prizes at the CNY Internship Showcase. 

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A collaborative paper of Dr. Rumit Singh Kakar (Ithaca College) with Dr. Huiju park (Cornell) and colleagues won the "2018 Paper of Distinction Award" for their paper titled: Different Impacts of Boot Height and Air Bottles on the Mobility of Tall and Short Firefighters


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