News Releases

Archive: February 2016


ITHACA, NY—The Nathaniel Dett Chorale — Canada’s first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles — will give a free public performance at Ithaca College on Thursday, Feb. 18. The 8:15 p.m. concert in Ford Hall is part of the Robert G. Boehmler...

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ITHACA, NY—“The Changing Face of Long Term Care” will be the topic of a talk hosted by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The presentation by Thomas H. Dennison, director of the Program in Health Services Management and Policy at Syracuse...

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ITHACA, NY—The Ithaca College School of Music and Department of Theatre Arts will team up to present Handel’s opera “Semele,” a classic story of jealousy and fatal attraction from Roman mythology. Performances take place in Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center February 24 and 26 and March...

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The Ithaca Journal featured an article about 2013 alumna Michele Lee, who will be running the Boston Marathon this spring to raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Read: Dryden native’s Boston Marathon run to shed light on...

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The fourth annual “I Love IC” Week will run February 15–19 and is once again planned and organized by students from the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) organization.

This year’s festivities include daily events and activities and a special “Gratitude...

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ITHACA, NY—The North American premiere of the internationally acclaimed Pakistani feature film “Shah” will kick off the 19th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival on Sunday, Feb. 21. The screening will take place at 4:30 p.m. at Cinemapolis, 120 E. Green St.

The first 50 audience members will be admitted for...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18
MUSIC

Boehmler Community Foundation Series concert by the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Canada’s first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles, including classical, spiritual, gospel, jazz, folk and blues; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

FRIDAY, FEB. 19
MUSIC
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ITHACA, NY — The story of three young women struggling to maintain their love of the Harlem community they grew up in will be demonstrated in a performance at Ithaca College on Monday, Feb. 15. Titled “Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale,” the presentation of spoken word poetry, theatre, dance and song will be held at 7 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall. It is...

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ITHACA, NY — Members of the Ithaca College School of Music Faculty will present a musical exploration of the many aspects of love in all its wonder and wit on Monday, Feb. 15. Titled “The Truth About Love,” the recital is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center for...

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Football fans have a lot of opinions about Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who takes the field this weekend in the Super Bowl. Not all of those opinions are good.

James Rada, an associate professor of journalism in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, was quoted in a recent piece by USA Today columnist Nancy Armour in...

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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System sirens during the noon hour on Thursday, Feb. 4.

The college tests the system periodically to increase awareness of it among the campus community and to ensure that it is working properly.

Local residents may hear a siren tone and loudspeaker message noting that this is just a test....

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The potential spread of the Zika virus has received a lot of media attention over the past several weeks, and an Ithaca College expert on new and emerging diseases has been asked for his take on the topic. The Ithaca Journal recently interviewed assistant professor of biology...

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ITHACA, NY — Veteran Broadway musical performer Courtney Young — whose credits include such shows as “The Producers,” “The Full Monty,” “Young Frankenstein” and “Little Me” — has joined the faculty of Ithaca College’s ...

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ITHACA, NY — Poet Vijay Seshadri will give a free public reading from his works at Ithaca College on Thursday, Feb. 11. Sponsored by the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, his presentation will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 11
MUSIC

Faculty flute recital by Wendy Mehne; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center

READING
Reading by Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection “3 Sections”; 7:30 p.m., Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

FRIDAY, FEB. 12...

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Alyse Harris ’19 spent five hours last Saturday at the New Roots Charter School in Ithaca, sanding and varnishing tables, creating motivational posters, and sorting a teacher's book collection. She enjoyed working at the high school so much that she has decided to volunteer as a tutor for the rest of the semester.

"I'm very passionate about service, and it's...

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ITHACA, NY — During February, Ithaca College will be celebrating Black History Month through a collection of culturally rich programs and educational events, honoring heroes and empowering the campus community to reflect on the past while creating dialogue around the present day and future.

All of the events listed below are free and open to the...

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ITHACA, NY — A score of contemporary artists take aim at the challenging and divisive issues surrounding guns in America in “UNLOADED,” an exhibit running February 3–March 6 at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery of Art. An opening reception for the exhibit...

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