Programs, Events, and Initiatives

Guest Speakers

The Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is committed to bringing in experts in all fields of communications for lectures, workshops, seminars, classes, and presentations. These high-profile professionals offer IC students, faculty, staff, and community the opportunity to learn, discuss, and debate issues in the field of communications.

Here are a few of the guest speakers who have visited campus in recent years:

Albert Maysles
Filmmaker

Bob Woodward
Journalist and author

Rick Frishman '76
Author, publisher, and PR professional

Susan Orlean
Travel writer and author

Dan Heffner '78
Executive producer, Saw movie franchise

Danny Green '85
Cofounder, The Smoking Gun website

Susannah Ludwig '93
Documentary producer

Seymour Hersh
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and award-winning author

Giulio Capua '85
Publisher, Gourmet magazine

Larry Kane
Former Philadelphia news anchor

Allen Krashesky
ABC 7 News, Chicago

Lynn Johnson
Photojournalist, National Geographic and Sports Illustrated

Chuck Lewis
Founder and executive director, Center for Public Integrity

Bob Scinto '68
Soap opera director, ABC-TV and CBS-TV

Cole Louison '00

Contributor to GQ; freelance writer and editor

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