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Archive: November 2017


Ithaca College faculty, students, and alumni joined with pioneering education leaders from across the nation on Nov. 3 for “Conversation: Started,” an academic symposium exploring the connections between theory, practice, and performance held as part of Weekend on South...

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She’s been pepper-sprayed by police in Eastern Europe and arrested in New York, but that hasn’t been enough to stop Sandra Steingraber, an anti-fracking activist and distinguished scholar in residence at Ithaca College. The biologist and author’s dedication to saving the environment is brought to the screen in the award-winning...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 28
MUSIC

Performance of African drumming and dance, directed by Jonathan Keefner; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29
MUSIC

Concert by the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, directed by Jorge Grossmann; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

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One hundred years ago, women in New York State won the right to vote. Five Ithaca College students recently saved the centennial celebration of that historic event in the town of Lisle, where the first women in the state voted.

Former Lisle Free Library historian Carol Gorham had planned to create informational materials for the commemoration, but unexpectedly passed away over the...

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Arts activist Carol Zou will present “Cultural Organizing at the Intersections: The Role of Media and Visual Culture in Building a Movement” at Ithaca College on Thursday, Nov. 16. Her 6 p.m. presentation in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center, is free and open to the public.

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The complex connection between culture and identity is explored in “Moonlight” writer Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “In the Red and Brown Water,” a drama about a young woman struggling to find herself while entering womanhood. “In the Red and Brown Water” will be performed at Ithaca College’s Clark Theatre on Dec. 5, 7, 8, and 9 at 8 p.m., as well as...

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Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado recently participated in an event centered around two pressing issues in higher education today: inclusion and free expression.

Sponsored by the American Council on Education, the invitation-only meeting took place on Oct. 25 at Boston...

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Among the many celebrating the inauguration of Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado on Saturday, Nov. 4, two people in particular were overcome with pride: her parents. Andres and Carmen Collado travelled to Ithaca to watch their daughter — the first in their...

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Ithaca College celebrated its 125th anniversary last weekend by hosting one of the largest events in the college's history. More than 50 individual events made up the Weekend on South Hill, which drew more than 4,000 guests to campus for three days of revelry.

The weekend instilled IC pride in every attendee, young and young-at-heart. “I’m a third generation Bomber,...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 16
LECTURE

“Cultural Organizing at the Intersections,” a Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity Discussion Series talk tracing the history of cultural organizing by Carol Zou, program director for the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia; 6 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Campus...

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute will host a showing of the documentary “The Age of Love,” a film that follows the humorous and poignant adventures of 30 seniors who sign up for a first-of-its-kind speed dating event exclusively for 70- to 90-year-olds. Free and open to the...

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Faculty in the Ithaca College School of Music will come together on Monday, Nov. 13, for a concert in memory of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Karel Husa, a longtime friend and colleague who passed away nearly one year ago. Free and open to the public, the...

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The Ithacan, the student-run newspaper at Ithaca College, was inducted into the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Hall of Fame at the National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 8. The Hall of Fame recognizes student publications that have received a combination of 15 national Pacemaker and Pacemaker finalist awards, widely referred to...

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Music performed by Ithaca College students was paired with readings from a panel of renowned writers on Nov. 4 as part of the Weekend on South Hill, celebrating both the inauguration of President Shirley M. Collado and the anniversary of the founding of the college.

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Luca Maurer, program director of the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services, was featured in a Mass Mutual blog post providing advice for parents with LGBTQ children.

In the post, Maurer says that having accepting family members has a...

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Now you can get your Bomber Pride in a cup or cone.

Local favorite Purity Ice Cream created a new flavor to honor Ithaca College's quasquicentennial. Chocolate Cherry Bomber is a cocoa-based hard ice cream strewn with crunchy pecans, chewy chunks of brownie, and swirling streaks of cherry.

Purity owner Heather Lane graduated with her M.B.A. from the School of Business...

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Before an arena packed with thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests from across the country, Shirley M. Collado was inaugurated as the ninth president in Ithaca College’s 125-year history on Saturday, Nov. 4.

Collado is the second woman to hold the office, and the first person of color. She is also...

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Ithaca College will honor past and present members of the U.S. armed services at the 15th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9. Free and open to the public, the one-hour program will begin at noon in Ford Hall of the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

Serving as master of ceremonies will be professor emeritus Art...

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will present a free public showing of the documentary “The Revival: Women and the Word” on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

“The Revival: Women and the Word” chronicles the creation of an international salon-styled tour led and supported by women. It tells...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 9
ART

Artist talk by Anna Von Mertens, whose exhibit “Another Time” is currently on display through Dec. 17; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

CELEBRATION
Annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring past and present members of the U.S. armed services, featuring a presentation of the...

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David Harker is spreading the word about Ithaca College’s support for the local community. He recently appeared on WHCU’s “All Things Equal” to talk about the work of...

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Internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation, pianist Paul Lewis will give a free public concert at Ithaca College on Thursday, Nov. 9. Sponsored by the Rachel S. Thaler Concert Pianist Series, his performance is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J....

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