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Letter to the Editor: Aging studies is undervalued

Letter to the Editor: Aging studies is undervalued

By Marissa Levenson May 5, 2017
The Aging Studies program is an undervalued and misunderstood program at Ithaca for many of the reasons
Aging studies faces low enrollment due to stigmas surrounding field

Aging studies faces low enrollment due to stigmas surrounding field

By Nicole Pimental, Staff Writer May 2, 2017
She said she believes ageism is something that deters students from majoring or minoring in aging studies. “There’s, I guess I have to call it an ‘ick factor,’” Erickson said.
Age on Stage project brings together young and old

Age on Stage project brings together young and old

By Celisa Calacal, Life & Culture Editor April 20, 2016
Age On Stage, an intergenerational project founded by Ithaca College associate professor Elizabeth Bergman, brings students and older adults together through plays written by Titus Towers resident, Jim Tyler.
Presentation and Graphic Design, an integrated marketing communications course, meets April 12 in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. IMC is one of many media majors at Ithaca College that is dominated by women, care-related majors also tend to be women-dominated.

Women dominate certain majors at Ithaca College

By Rachel Langlitz and Sophia Tulp April 12, 2016
Women make up the majority of students at Ithaca College and tend to dominate care-related and media majors at the college and in the workforce. However, some students and experts agree that this majority can cause negative stereotypes and implications for female workers.
From left: Longview resident Ardie Bennett speaks with Lynn Gitlow and Jessica Taves, both faculty members in occupational therapy at Ithaca College, at the IC/Longview partnership celebration on Oct. 29 in Clark Lounge.

Ithaca College celebrates 15-year partnership with Longview

By Mark Prowse, Contributing Writer November 5, 2014
On Oct. 29, Ithaca College celebrated its 15-year partnership with Longview. The program helps bridge the gap between students and older generations.
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