November 28, 2015
Ithaca, NY

Sabrina Knight

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.

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.

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