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November 21, 2014
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Taylor Zambrano

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Olympic gold medalist announced as 2015 Commencement speaker

Meghan Musnicki ’05, Olympic gold medalist on the United States rowing team, will be the speaker for Ithaca College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony.

Voter turnout for midterm elections sees record low results

Voter turnout in the 2014 midterm elections marked an all-time low since World War II according to the United States Elections Project.

Student documentary kicks off Latino/a Heritage Month

In honor of National Latino/a Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Ithaca College premiered an alumna-produced documentary titled “Fighting for Truth, Justice and Reparations” Sept. 15 at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca’s Annex.

Colleges encourage increased parental involvement

What some may refer to as “helicopter parenting,” others might simply call “caring,” but the trend is the new norm, and colleges are following suit.

Sport Studies major to discontinue after fall semester

This semester will mark the last time a student will have the chance to claim a sport studies major at Ithaca College.

Keith Mclntosh to become chief information officer

Keith “Mac” McIntosh will succeed Ed Fuller as the college’s new associate vice president of Information Technology Services and chief information officer.

Office of Civic Engagement names new executive director

Laurie Worrall has been selected to replace Anthony Hopson as the new executive director for the Office of Civic Engagement beginning fall 2014.

Class of 2014 to enter into favorable job market

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook survey for the spring of 2014, employers plan to hire 8.6 percent more graduates for full-time jobs from this year’s senior class

Students can’t apply AP credits to ICC courses

Ithaca College does not accept AP credits for the Themes and Perspectives or Integrative Core Curriculum Capstone components of the ICC, which was implemented for the 2013–14 academic year.

A cappella groups come together for benefit concert

In hopes of raising money for Tay-bandz, an organization that helps fund pediatric cancer research, all three of Ithaca College’s a cappella groups performed in a combined Block III Concert.

English major innovates with Google Glass

Senior Calvin Chestnut created an application for Google Glass that allows users to keep up to date with homework, upcoming exams and daily tasks.

Office of Civic Engagement receives grant

As Ithaca College strives to build ongoing community involvement, a new $500,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation awarded to the Office of Civic Engagement will enable it to establish a permanent endowment, which will accelerate this institutional initiative.