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C. William Schwab 68 will be awarded the Edgar “Dusty” Bredbenner Jr. ’50 Distinguished Alumni Award in October for his contributions to medicine and the campus community.

Q&A: Alum to be awarded for contributions to trauma care and college vision

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer September 26, 2023
C. William “Bill” Schwab graduated from Ithaca College in 1968 with a degree in Chemistry. After attending medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Schwab served as a military surgeon during the Vietnam War. Schwab started working in trauma care surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has pioneered Damage Control Surgery — which is now a worldwide medical procedure.
Katie Foley 01 said her degree from Ithaca College provided a well-rounded educational experience that equipped her to successfully run the Silo Food Truck.

Q&A: Alum discusses experience of owning a food truck business

By Prakriti Panwar, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2023
Katie Foley ’01, owner of the Silo Food Truck, is returning to Ithaca College’s campus beginning April 13. 
Caleb Slater 18 is a Republican candidate for District 48 in the New York State Senate with three main political focuses: education, energy and crime.

Q&A: IC alum and New York State Senate candidate discusses platform

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor March 22, 2023
Caleb Slater ’18 is running for the New York State Senate District 48. Slater credits his time at Ithaca College for his interest in politics.
On Feb. 27, Ithaca College’s chapter of NYFTSA invited Amanda Cerruti ’19, who currently works for Access Hollywood, to speak with students.

Park alum gives students networking and career advice

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
On Feb. 27, Ithaca College’s chapter of NYFTSA invited Amanda Cerruti ’19, who currently works for Access Hollywood, to speak with students.
From left, Bryan Guzski ’14 and Tim Reynolds ’14, authors of Movers and Mentors: Leaders in Movement Science Share Tips, Tactics, and Stories.

IC alumni release book for aspiring physical therapists

By Liam McDermott, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
Two Ithaca College alumni released a collaborative book and podcast targeted toward aspiring professionals in the field of physical therapy and movement science.
Screenshots pulled from Ithaca College email communications to current students, alumni and other members of the campus community asking for donations in the Cortaca Giving Challenge.

College encourages alumni engagement beyond financial donations

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer November 30, 2022
Ithaca College is changing its approach to alumni engagement, focusing on creating relationships with alumni beyond financial contributions.
Joe Pera ’10 performed a stand-up routine at the State Theatre of Ithaca on Oct. 8. The show was part of his Fall Everywhere Else tour, which continues into mid-December.

IC alum Joe Pera returns to Ithaca for stand-up show

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer October 19, 2022
After comedian Joe Pera ’10 walked onto the stage, he soon had the audience laughing during his stand-up performance at the State Theatre of Ithaca.
From left to right, Maggie Eckerson 18 met President Joe Biden in August 2022 when she received a medal for the Presidents Lifetime Achievement Award at the White House for her work in the AmeriCorps.

Alum receives three presidential awards for service work

By Emma Kersting, Staff Writer September 21, 2022
Maggie Eckerson ’18 was recently awarded three presidential honors for her work in the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps.
Currently, there are no definite plans for the proposed ceremony and any developments will be known after the Class of 2020 shares their level of interest. Some students have expressed that they have moved on from their time at the college and are no longer interested in having a ceremony after three years.

College offers Class of 2020 an in-person commencement

By Kai Lincke, Contributing Writer September 20, 2022
Ithaca College has sent out a survey to the Class of 2020 graduates to gauge their interest in having an in-person commencement ceremony in May 2023.
A group of students work on Road Kill, a senior thesis project produced by four Ithaca College alumni. The film is in competition at the Motor Film Awards on Sept. 21 in the category of Best Student Film, with other categories in the award ceremony including films like The Batman, No Time to Die, Ambulance and Night Teeth.

Thesis film drives across the pond

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor September 14, 2022
“Road Kill,” a thesis project among four Ithaca College alumni, made its way across the pond to the International Motor Film Awards in London, where it will compete against other films.
This is the college’s third time hosting the fundraising event and over $2.2 million was raised from 4,794 donors, the highest amount raised by the college in one day.

Giving Day creates mixed reactions within IC community

By Clare Shanahan, Staff Writer April 27, 2022
Some were frustrated by promotional materials like spam emails, while others enjoyed the opportunity to support specific organizations they care about at the college.  
The college also announced that Jeff White ’98 visual effects supervisor and creative director for the Vancouver studio of Industrial Light and Magic, and Amy Goodman, founder of Democracy Now!, will receive honorary Doctor of Letters degrees. Senior Leticia Guibunda will be the student speaker.

IC announces speakers for the 2022 Commencement ceremony

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2022
IC has announced that Sheila Katz ’05, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, will give the main address at the 2022 Commencement ceremony.
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