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Sabrina Knight

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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.

Residential Life gives financial rewards for floor program attendance

The Office of Residential life has introduced a new incentive for first-year students to attend ICC theme–based programs.

Investigation into Simeon’s crash leaves questions unanswered

The fate of Simeon’s bistro, following a tractor-trailer crash into the restaurant this summer, is yet to be determined as the investigation continues.

Faculty Council addresses end-of-year business

The Ithaca College Faculty Council addressed outstanding business for the academic year at its meeting May 6.

Students join forces to take back the night

Community members shared their stories as survivors and allies for victims of sexual violence at Ithaca’s Take Back the Night event on April 25.

Students criticize dining hall standards for special diets

Students at Ithaca College are calling out the dining halls for flaws in their food preparation standards.

Ithaca couple to stand trial in Texas

The Texas district attorney at the Cameron County Court in Brownsville, Texas, dropped a charge for resisting arrest, search or transport against Ithaca resident Omar Figueredo on April 8.