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Archive: September 2017


Tyler Macri loves good old-fashioned celluloid film. Really loves it. So he’s pretty excited about winning the gold award — the top prize from the annual Kodak Student Scholarship Program. In addition to a $5,000 scholarship, the...

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This year’s Park Distinguished Visitor is Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer-winning journalist and bestselling author. Suskind’s keynote speech will take place at Ithaca College on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. A screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Life Animated,” based on his memoir by the same...

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The Ithaca College School of Music is offering a prize to encourage composers to write music for performance by a jazz ensemble. The winner of the David P. ’60 and Susan W. Wohlhueter Jazz Composition Contest will receive a $1,000 prize, along with a recording of the...

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Ithaca College will conduct a regular test of its Outdoor Warning System sirens at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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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Beverly Daniel Tatum, the renowned educator, advocate and author of two books about racial identity, spoke to a capacity crowd during the Engaging Communities luncheon at Ithaca College on September 14.

Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff and members of the greater Ithaca community gathered in the college’s Emerson Suites to share a meal and hear Tatum deliver her remarks,...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 23
MUSIC

Concert by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Saint-Saens, featuring winners of the Lee Strebel Memorial Youth Concerto Competition; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center. There is a charge, for tickets visit ccoithaca.org.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 24...

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U.S. News & World Report gives Ithaca College high marks for both quality and value in its just-released rankings. IC is listed as the #8 “best college” in the North region among the 196 institutions of its...

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At the age of 13, Mary Beth Tinker fought a challenge to free speech that would eventually make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. More than five decades later, she is still fighting for free speech.

Tinker will give a presentation at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. Titled “Mighty Times: The...

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The Ithaca College campus community and friends and family of Anthony Nazaire ’19 came together on Friday, Sept. 8, to remember and honor his life.

Nazaire was the victim of a homicide on Aug. 28, 2016. He was a respected student in the School of Business and a leader in the Brothers 4 Brothers student organization on campus.

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The Ithaca College Wind Ensemble continues the Friends of Ithaca College’s 25-year tradition of the annual Founder’s Day Concert in the Park with a free, open-air performance in celebration of Ithaca College’s 125th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 24. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in DeWitt Park in downtown Ithaca.

In the...

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Best-selling author and Ithaca College writing professor Eleanor Henderson is out with her second novel — “The Twelve-Mile Straight” — an epic story about family, race, inequality and heredity set in rural Georgia during the years of the Depression,...

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From South Hill to Taughannock Falls, thousands of Ithaca College students experienced some of the best the college and the broader Ithaca community has to offer during the fourth annual First Bomber Weekend, a multiday event that helps to introduce new students to the college and community.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 15
MUSIC

Student recital of electroacoustic music; 7 p.m., Nabenhauer Recital Room, Whalen Center.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
MUSIC

“What is Jazz?” a jazz ensemble concert for children and families directed by Mike Titlebaum; 10 a.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

MONDAY,...

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The violent events that occurred last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, could happen here, Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick told an audience of students, faculty, staff and community members at Ithaca College.

“What will we do if a rally like this were to happen here?” Myrick asked. “How would we make sure that everybody stays safe? How will we protect everybody’s...

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A multimedia concert by Journey West — an ensemble whose wide-ranging repertoire includes Klezmer music, Middle Eastern music, music from across Europe and traditional American fiddle music — will be held at Ithaca College on Saturday, Sept. 9. The 8:15 p.m. performance in Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music...

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