July 26, 2016
Ithaca, NY

Sabrina Knight

Campus leaders say issues still exist with shared governance

As the Shared Governance Task Force prepares to meet with the Ithaca College Board of Trustees this month to provide an update on its progress, key individuals involved in this process say there are still issues that need to be resolved and communicated to the campus community.

Comprehensive campaign status unclear with change in leader

It is unclear what affect President Tom Rochon’s stepping down will have on fundraising. Chris Biehn, vice president for institutional advancement and communication, said he does not know how the comprehensive campaign, which began in 2014, will be affected.

IC students assist NBC with South Carolina primary coverage

Nine journalism students traveled to South Carolina with James Rada, associate professor of journalism, and Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, to spend the days before the primary reporting on politics for a collaboration with NBC.

Q&A: Sean Eversley Bradwell discusses MLK’s legacy

Senior Writer Sabrina Knight sat down with Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, to speak about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, today’s higher education climate and the recent unrest on college campuses across the country.

Ithaca College releases new minority faculty hiring policies

Ithaca College instituted new guidelines for recruiting candidates from underrepresented backgrounds for new faculty positions Sept. 21, and new guidelines for staff will be implemented by mid-October.

Ithaca College master plan imagines vision for future

In 20 years, Ithaca College could look drastically different. An indoor spine could connect the Center for Health Sciences to the Gannett Center. A large amphitheater may overlook the fountains and Cayuga Lake.

Gerontology professor named president-elect of state society

Mary Ann Erickson, chair of the Department of Gerontology, was recently selected as president-elect for the State Society of Aging of New York.

Politics professor engages students in local social justice issues

Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor of politics, said she developed a passion for activism and speaking out against issues because of oppression.

Administrators update Faculty Council on major college-wide projects

Several key administrators visited the Faculty Council meeting to discuss administrative staffing changes and the status of college-wide projects.

Previous Business Idea Competition winners continue to develop projects

The Business Idea Competition provides opportunities for student entrepreneurs to develop and present their business ideas to a panel of judges.

Senate rejects democratic bill to refinance student loans

Despite the United States Senate’s recent rejection of a bill proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusettsthat would help lower student debt, Warren and other members of the Democratic Party are still actively pushing to lower interest rates for refinancing.

Downtown Ithaca hosts official grand opening of new business incubator

A new collaborative co-working space for budding entrepreneurs officially opened its doors Sept. 22, just eight months after the project was initially announced.



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