News Releases

Archive: July 2016


Music students and classical music lovers will soon be able to access a wealth of musical history with a swipe of the finger. A new app developed by Ithaca College alumnus Drew Schweppe provides users with interactive timelines, composer biographies, sheet music, program notes and audio examples.

Schweppe, who graduated in 2012 with a degree in music composition, started thinking...

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Dear members of the Ithaca College community:

The violent and unjust domestic and international events of the past few weeks have confounded us all and led to a conflicting cycle of emotions. We are all grieving, desperately searching for answers, angry, exhausted, and most of all, hoping—hoping for a clear path forward.

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When the world’s best athletes gather in Brazil to compete in the Olympics, Ithaca College students will play vital behind-the-scenes roles in order to bring the event to audiences in the U.S. NBC has chosen 13 interns from the college’s Roy H. Park School of Communications to support the...

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Recent graduate Khalil Griffith knows the difference basketball can make in the life of a young person who is struggling. He knows because he has experienced it firsthand. Ask him, and he’ll tell you that without his mother’s hard work and the support of his high school basketball coach, he wouldn’t be where he is today.

It is that knowledge and experience that...

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History and Background of the Program

The Ithaca College Dissertation Diversity Fellowship Program was initially created in 2010 in the School of Humanities and Sciences to increase the racial diversity of Ithaca College faculty and, in so doing, bring fresh perspectives to the college’s curriculum and the learning experiences offered to students.

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An Ithaca College student is getting behind her camera lens to raise awareness of sexual assault and fight back against victim-blaming.

In her photo series, “Dear Brock Turner,” Yana Mazurkevich captures striking photos of young women, covered in brightly colored paint powder, holding signs with...

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ITHACA, NY—How knowledge about climate change and sustainability is shared within a community will be the focus of a study conducted by an Ithaca College researcher under the auspices of a Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grant. ...

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A recent graduate of Ithaca College has been awarded a prestigious journalism fellowship from the Hearst Foundation. Emily Masters will begin her fellowship in August as a reporter for the “Times Union” in Albany, N.Y.

The Hearst journalism fellowship is a two-year program for aspiring journalists, consisting of two 12-month...

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Imagine touring a medieval castle without ever leaving your room. That may soon be possible thanks to the efforts of Professor Michael “Bodhi” Rogers and a team of students from Ithaca College.

Rogers and four students traveled to County Meath, Ireland, in June to use a laser scanner to map Trim Castle. Built during...

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Social media is changing the way journalists do their jobs, but policies for television journalists haven’t caught up with the practice, increasing the chances that they report false information. That’s one result from a study conducted by Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism at Ithaca College.

According to...

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