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Alex Coburn delivered her paper, titled “Valerie the Vampire Slayer: Abjection, the Czech New Wave, and Feminist Interventions,” at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Undergraduate Conference at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. Alex was one of only 30 students to be accepted to this peer-reviewed, international event. SCMS is the premiere research organization dedicated to media studies, and this conference is the sixth event focused on undergraduate research.

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HPPE professors (Raj Subramaniam and Deborah Wuest) and graduate student Todd Hobin publish article titled "The Impact of a Novel Sports Activity on Student Motivation in High School Physical Education" in the International Journal of Physical Education, 55(1), 15-27. 


The Award is to be used for assistance with preparation for the required standardized exams associated with admittance to graduate health programs such as: MCAT, DAT,  OAT, GRE.

Maura Benner, Health Sciences, Deaf Studies Minor

“I have known that I wanted to pursue a career related to pathology, particularly a career in forensic pathology. The role of a forensic pathologist is to determine the cause and manner of death of a decedent by performing an autopsy.”

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Mark A. Radice, Professor in the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition, and Mary I. Arlin, Professor Emerita, co-edited Polycultural Synthesis in the Music of Chou Wen-chung, a collection of essays that has been released by Routledge. 


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Congratulations to 5 of our math students on presenting their research at the Math Association of America (MAA) Seaway Section Meeting on April 14 at the College at Brockport. Gabriella Pesce ‘19, Samantha Todres ‘19, Molly Noel ‘20, Noelle Sullivan ‘19, and Daniel Akimchuk ‘19.

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The Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America is pleased to announce that we have selected Dr. David Brown of Ithaca College to serve as our very first Distinguished Lecturer of the Seaway Section. 

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Please join us on Wednesday, May 2nd, from 6 to 7:30pm (Campus Center Clark Lounge), to celebrate this year's winners in the writing department's spring contests.

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On behalf of the Office of Admission, I am writing to offer our greatest thanks to the entire Ithaca College community. This past weekend, we hosted three days of programming for over 3,000 admitted students and families.  We want to thank YOU for all of your work to make these programs a success!


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In their third episode of the Ithacast, Tucson Nguyen and Seph Murtagh talk to Dr. Nia Nunn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education and President of the Board of Directors of Southside Community Center. She shares her history in the Ithaca community, the history of Southside Community Center, and its bright future.

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CONGRATS to the Winners of the Golden Egg Award - Lucas Dixon

and the Silver Egg Award - Katie McGeorge

in the inaugural Ithaca College Theatre Arts New Play Incubator!!!

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Nancy Reynolds, Program Director for the Center for Health Promotion in the Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness, has earned the Certificate of Advanced Motivational Interviewing from the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) of Portland, ME.

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A group of Ithaca College students, acting as the “Graphic Novels Advisory Board” are helping rural libraries to bring more graphic novels to their young patrons.


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Asma Barlas, Politics, presented a paper, "When Gender is a Problem in Qur'anic Exegesis,"  at a workshop on Gender and Tafsir Studies at the New York University Abu Dhabi Institute (NYUAD) on April 9.

The paper questions the usefulness of using gender as a category to interpret some of the Qur'an's teachings and also argues against the essentialist notion that women's readings of scripture (or, texts in general) are necessarily a corrective to men's.

The Ithaca College chapter of the American Marketing Association (ICAMA) was again recognized as a top chapter at the 2018 AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, April 5-7.

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Paula Twomey, adjunct Spanish instructor in the DMLL, has published three new cultural readers for Level I and II secondary students with Teacher’s Discovery: Lecturas culturales de España, Lecturas culturales de México, and Lecturas culturales de Argentina. Each reader includes short stories, poems, legends, dramas, historical accounts, recipes, cultural traditions, sports and festivals that are authentic to each country. Each reading selection is supplemented by four activities that help students review the vocabulary and practice target language skills. In addition, students use the readings to research topics on the web, write personal reflections, answer comprehension questions, compare and contrast themes, and participate in communicative activities. All activities support the ACTFL Standards for World Language Learning in the 21st Century and the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Standards.

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Rebecca Simon (Chair of the Council of Head Tutors); Olivia DeLaurentiis; Emily McLane; and Salvatore Ferrone presented at the National Association for the Tutoring Profession annual conference in Tuscon, AZ on March 20th. At a late afternoon session on the last full day of the conference, the head tutors had a packed house!!

The title of their presentation was "Tutoring Tutors on Tutoring!!!"

The session was highly rated an the president elect of the Association.  Dr. James Johnson recommended that there be a collegiate peer tutor presentation each year.  An executive board chair also applauded the students' contributions.

The Head Tutors  will present a synopsis of their presentation at the Whalen Symposium on Thursday, April 12th at 9:25am in Taughhannock Falls room in the Campus Center.

We invite you to attend!

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Naeem Inayatullah presented “Beach Vacation in Sperlonga (Italy): The Insecurity of Deep Relaxation,” given at the workshop World Political Compositions: Making Sense of the International, convened by Jonathan Luke Austin and Anna Leander, in San Francisco, CA, April 3, 2018.

At the annual meeting of the International Studies Association held in San Francisco, April 4-7, Naeem Inayatullah presented:

  • “To Teach as We Learn to Learn” for the roundtable, The Classroom as a Hospitable Space: Meditations on Teaching IR Inspired by Parker J. Palmer;

  • “Hope: Crushed and Uncrushed” for the roundtable, Out of Crushed Hopes: Third World, National Liberation and the Weight of Structures; and

  • “Theories of Exploitation,” at the panel, Alternative Approaches to Political Economy.

 He also served as:

  • host for “Teaching Methods” in Critical Methods Café;  and as

  • discussant for the panel, The Academic Response: Reacting to Authoritarian Populism Without Changing Our Vocations.

Please contact him should you wish to read any of these materials.


Music Professor Frank Gabriel Campos appeared as guest artist in Russia in March, will appear as guest soloist with the Binghamton Philharmonic in May, and will be honored with the Award of Merit from the International Trumpet Guild that same month.



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The Leadership Scholar Program recognizes students with a demonstrated record of academic and co-curricular achievements. Students enter the program during their first year at Ithaca College and take on new leadership challenges every semester until they graduate. Components of the program include service projects, professional development, and active involvement in student organizations that is recorded in leadership portfolios, which are presented to administrators and peers every semester.

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