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THE ITHACAN

From left, Bob Kur 70, a former NBC news correspondent; J. Christopher Burch 76 CEO of Burch Creative Capital and co-founder of the Tory Burch women’s fashion label; and Tatiana Sy ’09, director of special events at the Downtown Ithaca Alliance speak at the Blue Sky Reimagining kick-off event Oct. 8, 2015.

Rochon visits Chris Burch to discuss relationship with college

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2016
President Tom Rochon visited J. Christopher Burch ’76, CEO of Burch Creative Capital and co-founder of the Tory Burch women’s fashion label, at his resort in Sumba, Indonesia, in March to discuss how Burch’s relationship with the college would continue.

Letter to the Editor: IC needs to educate campus on racism

By Caitlin Connelly Ellsworth October 23, 2015
IC, like most educational institutions, has, in decades past, done a poor job educating students about racism and its myriad forms.
President Tom Rochon addresses the campus community at the Blue Sky kickoff event Oct. 8. He said the event was intended to discuss ways to increase immersive learning at the college.

Commentary: Insights on Immersive Learning from the Blue Sky Reimagining

By Tom Rochon October 21, 2015
Immersive learning increases self-awareness and empathy when conducted in diverse teams.
From left, Bob Kur 70, a former NBC news correspondent; J. Christopher Burch 76 CEO of Burch Creative Capital and co-founder of the Tory Burch women’s fashion label; and Tatiana Sy ’09, director of special events at the Downtown Ithaca Alliance speak at the Blue Sky Reimagining kick-off event Oct. 8, 2015.

Update: Fallout continues from controversial Blue Sky kickoff

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer October 21, 2015
Ithaca College students and faculty members are upset following the Blue Sky Reimagining Kick-Off event, which they are calling racist and exclusive. The kick-off has some faculty questioning the entire initiative.
From left, Jeff Ives, professor in the exercise and sport sciences department; Derek Wallace, assistant to the dean in the music department; and Julie Hickman-Godoy, associate director for financial aid, participate in the Blue Sky Reimagining Kick-Off event discussions Oct. 8.

Open Letter: Faculty disappointed with Blue Sky kickoff

By Ithaca College Faculty October 19, 2015
In its guiding assumptions, the event appeared to dismiss and even disparage the idea that a rich and valuable undergraduate education is critically tied to what happens in the classroom, where close, diligent and serious attention to intellectual ideas, problems and texts are the central focus.

College hosts panel discussion for National News Engagement Day

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 9, 2014
Journalists visit Ithaca College for a panel discussion on news engagement for the celebration of National News Engagement Day on Oct. 7.
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