Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 21, 2016   |   Ithaca, NY


Letter to the Editor: Sport Studies can address campus issues

Good Afternoon.

With respect to Elijah Breton’s insights and observations, please consider the following:

1. Given Ithaca College’s current campus environment, one should take the opportunity to meet and get to know someone who may be different from oneself. A worthwhile university experience challenges one’s current view of the world and permits one to change as appropriate. “Know Me, Like Me, Trust Me” allows one person to learn from another on an individual basis.

2. Silence, or indifference, to Ithaca College’s current challenges results in greater misunderstanding and is a lost opportunity to deep change.

3. Professor Mosher’s Sport Studies Program should be immediately reinstated given Ithaca College’s present campus environment. The Sport Studies curriculum should be viewed as a “point of departure” to effectively address the issues which currently confront the South Hill community.

Vaya Con Dios,
James T. Gray, Associate Professor
Sport and Recreation Management Program Director
Marian University
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin