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The Exploratory Program offers the Business Pathways; the Humanities, Art and Social Sciences Pathways; the Park (Communications) Pathways; the Pre-health Professions Program and the Science, Math and Computing Pathways. 

Exploratory Program requires new students to pick concentrations

By Maddy Vogel, Contributing Writer April 5, 2023
Incoming students who join the Exploratory Program will have to choose a school concentration so they can explore programs within a known interest.
Ithaca College sophomore Kayla Markwardt starts a hobby crocheting hats and turns into a successful business.

IC students keep warm with handmade beanies

By Laura Ilioaei, Contributing Writer February 10, 2022
Ithaca College sophomore Kayla Markwardt starts a hobby crocheting hats and turns into a successful business.
From left, seniors Siddique Ahmed and Melissa Buxton are officers of POC in Finance and Women in Finance, respectively.

IC organizations boost women and POC in the financial world

By Elijah de Castro, Assistant Life and Culture Editor October 27, 2021
Women in Finance and POC in Finance are organizations that promote financial literacy and boost their respective communities in business.
Jeff Lowe pours coffee March 7 at Alley Cat Cafe. A year ago, the cafe operated with a bare-bones staff to complete curbside pickup orders. Now that the cafe is able to have in-person customers again, the number of employees has increased.

Getting Back to Business

By Ithacan Staff, Lexi Danielson, Alyssa Beebe, Brendan Iannucci April 8, 2021
Exploring local businesses one year into the COVID-19 pandemic
Freshman Norman Staub gives the pitch for his group, VeRiFID, at 3 Day Startup on April 7. The groups goal was to install radio frequency identification into camera equipment to make the camera rental process more efficient.

Ithaca College event gives students opportunity to pitch business ideas

By Cody Taylor, Staff Writer April 10, 2019
Ithaca College held its first 3 Day Startup, an event that provided students with the chance to practice pitching business ideas.
 ASAP Cab Company has started offering $1 cab rides in order to compete with the TCAT and ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.

Taxi company implements $1 ride program to drive in business

By Tessie Devlin, Staff Writer October 25, 2017
Since cab companies can control their rates, ASAP Cab Companies decided to offer the lowest price for a ride to draw in more customers.
The School of Business renovated the Center for Trading and Analysis of Financial Instruments to give students a more real-world workplace setting.

Business school trading room renovated to embody Wall Street

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer October 17, 2016
The Center for Trading and Analysis of Financial Instruments has been renovated this year to more closely resemble a Wall Street trading room.
From left, Professor Luke Keller and Professor Abraham Mulugetta have been chosen as Charles A. Dana professors, the first to receive this honor since 2008. The Dana Professorships are awared on five-year terms.

New Dana professors announced at IC following program changes

By Meaghan McElroy, Contributing Writer September 6, 2016
Two new Ithaca College Dana professors were announced Aug. 30, after changes were made to the professorship program by the Faculty Council and subsequently approved by the Executive Committee of the Dana Foundation this past February.
Senior Rita Bunatal, fourth from left, accepts the $20,000 first-place prize in the Business Plan Competition on behalf of her company, Malaika Apparel.

Ithaca College student’s clothing company wins $20,000

By Annie Estes, Staff Writer April 22, 2016
Malaika Apparel Co., a business created by Ithaca College senior Rita Bunatal, won the grand prize of $20,000 and the audience choice award of $500 at the third annual Business Plan Competition.
From left, Zane Coffey, a senior environmental studies major; Max Ocean, a senior journalism major; and Dan Minogue, a senior philosophy major, won the Business Plan Competition, which includes a $20,000 prize.

Students’ passion for beer wins Business Plan Competition

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer April 29, 2015
Ithaca College seniors Zane Coffey, Max Ocean and Daniel Minogue received $20,000 toward their company, Subversive Malting & Brewing, at the Business Plan Competition on April 28.
Mary Ellen Zuckerman, dean of the School of Business, will leave the  college at the end of May with an impact felt by students and faculty.

Business School reflects on Zuckerman’s leadership

By Sara Kim, Staff Writer April 30, 2014
As Mary Ellen Zuckerman, dean of the School of Business, prepares to leave at the end of the spring semester, the Ithaca College community reflects on the differences she made in developing student professionalism and enhancing the school’s commitment to sustainability.
Amy Bertram ’12 stands with a cardboard model of her retail truck, which will be on the streets of Los Angeles in May. Her truck will sell music products, like records and turntables.

Alumna to sell records and music paraphernalia out of retail truck

By Meagan McGinnes, Senior Writer February 5, 2014
Amy Bertram '12 will open a retail truck selling music paraphernalia in Los Angeles.
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