News Releases

Archive: February 2018


Dear Ithaca College community,

The Ithaca College Board of Trustees met on Ithaca College’s campus last week, February 14-15, for our winter meetings. We are pleased to share with you now the update below regarding the...

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Ithaca College had more faculty named Fulbright scholars than any other Master's level institution in the nation last year, and for the second year in a row the college ranks among the country's overall top producers of student and faculty Fulbright award winners. The ...

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Regarding Susan Sontag” on Thursday, Feb. 22. The 6 p.m. screening in Handwerker Gallery will be followed by a discussion with Jennifer Spitzer, assistant professor of English. It is free and open to the...

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Congratulations to the current and retired members of the faculty who have been recognized by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees. The board granted emeritus status to five former faculty members and awarded promotions and tenure to 15 current faculty members at its February meeting. 

The following retired faculty members were named...

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With Ithaca College’s Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccreditation process moving into its final stages, the college will welcome a Middle States peer review team to campus on February 26-28. As part of their visit, the review team will meet with members of the campus community to hear about living, learning and working at Ithaca...

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Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System sirens at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

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. There is no need to take any...

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Before an audience of attentive students, faculty, and staff, a panel of experts discussed “Higher Education Trends and Critical Issues in the Academy” in a February 14 event hosted by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and Office of the President.

Serving on the panel were Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado;...

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An event like IC Data Day might sound like a simple plunge into the information sets and analyses that shape Ithaca College. But the inaugural event is about more than the quantitative — it’s a cultural celebration of sorts, meant to emphasize the importance of decision-making backed by data, with student success as the ultimate goal.

Such a culture is reflective of the...

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Anyone who saw Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu’s historic triple axel early this week — she’s the first American woman to pull off the move in Olympic competition — was no doubt impressed by the move, but only with Ithaca College Professor Deborah King’s expertise can you truly comprehend the physics behind figure...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 22
SCREENING

Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series showing of “Regarding Susan Sontag,” a documentary on the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century, followed by a discussion with Assistant Professor of English Jennifer Spitzer; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett...

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A fairytale opera inspired by Cinderella, Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon” is set to take the stage at Ithaca College.

Performances will take place in Hoerner Theatre on February 23, 27, March 1 and 3 at 8 p.m., as well as a matinee performance on February 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets are currently available online at ...

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Ken Fisher is among the world’s top influential leaders according to business education network AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fisher, founder and chief executive officer of Fisher House Foundation, was recognized by AACSB as part of the organization’s 2018 Influential Leaders...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 15
LECTURE

Presentation by Latina poet, entrepreneur and philanthropist Brandi Katherine Herrera on her recent business venture, Helado Rosa, a color concept shop featuring handcrafted works by Mexican artisans; 4 p.m., Clark Lounge, Campus Center.

FRIDAY, FEB. 16
MUSIC

Ithaca Music Forum talk...

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With the rising popularity of healthy eating trends among a number of students, faculty and staff, Ithaca College Dining Services has been incorporating more vegetarian and vegan offerings into its daily menus, earning recognition from The Humane Society of the United States.

Jeff Scott, director of dining services, was awarded a...

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When Lance Cunha ’68 was a boy, a priest told him that, in tough times, he should wait for the “red phone” to ring. It could be a direct message from God that would give him guidance. “Listen for it, and you can live through the toughest challenges,” Cunha remembers the priest telling him. “And when it does ring, don’t let it go to...

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As part of its efforts to expand communication and collaboration with the entire IC community, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees will be holding two public events while the board is on campus for its regular Winter meeting.

In partnership with the Office of the President, the board will hold a panel discussion on “Higher Education Trends and Critical Issues in the...

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In observance of Black History Month, the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will host a showing of the documentary “Free CeCe!” on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Free and open to the public, the screening will be held at 6 p.m. in Textor 101.

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The founding program director of the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services will discuss the need for individual, institutional and organizational behavior change and accountability in a campus talk on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Luca Maurer will present “Queering Colleges, Transforming Campuses: Intersectionality, Action and...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 9
MUSIC

Roberta Peters Vocal Master Class by guest artist Erie Mills, artistic director of Livermore Valley Opera; 3 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

SATURDAY, FEB. 10
MUSIC

Chinese New Year Concert; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

ONGOING...

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The steamy jungles of northern Guatemala don’t reveal secrets easily. For centuries, the overgrown landscape has protected most of the remains of the Maya who once tamed it—yielding slowly to modern scientists seeking to learn more about the ancient civilization known for its sophisticated hieroglyphic script, art, architecture and mathematics.

The Maya civilization began...

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