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Dana Teaching Fellows — named after the Charles A. Dana Foundation for its financial contributions — are tenured or tenure-eligible professors at the college who are selected by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Four Dana Teaching Fellows selected for the 2022-23 academic year

By Farid Ahmad, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022
Four Dana Teaching Fellows were selected for Fall 2022 to further Ithaca College’s goals of being an exemplary institution for faculty, staff and student development.
F2F: Feminist to Feminist, Faculty to Faculty is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The next event will be held Nov. 18 and will feature Jennifer Jolly, professor in the Department of Art History, interviewing Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas, assistant professor in the Department of Art, pictured above.

Conversation series highlights feminist faculty research

By Maddy Martin, Assistant Life & Culture Editor November 17, 2020
F2F is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.
Steven Skopik, professor and interim chair in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, teaches a class over Zoom. Skopik said that he has more confidence to teach online classes in the fall semester than he had in the spring because he had the summer to assess what did and did not work in the virtual classes he taught.

IC faculty feel prepared for online Fall 2020 instruction

By Jordan Broking, Staff Writer September 18, 2020
Last spring, classes made a quick switch to remote instruction. The college created a reopening plan for fall that involved starting classes remotely.
Wade Pickren, director of the Center for Faculty Excellence, was the editor for a special issue in the journal Theory & Psychology discussing the relationship between psychology and neoliberalism.

Q&A: Director studies theory and psychology of neoliberalism

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer November 6, 2018
Wade Pickren, director of the Center for Faculty Excellence, recently served as an editor for a special issue of the journal Theory & Psychology.
Julie Dorsey, associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, hosted the kickoff event for the Womens Mentoring Network Oct. 9. Dorsey created the Womens Mentoring Network to provide mentoring and networking opportunities for female faculty and staff at the college.

New mentoring network created to support female faculty and staff

By Rachel Heller, Staff Writer October 22, 2018
Julie Dorsey BS ’01 MS ’03 has developed the Women’s Mentoring Network, a program for female faculty and staff to support each other in their career goals.
Members of the Ithaca College Faculty Council have raised concerns about transparency between faculty members and the Office of the Provost.

Initiatives to support department chairs and faculty research

By Ryan King, Staff Writer September 12, 2018
La Jerne Cornish, newly appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, recently announced two faculty-oriented initiatives.
Rachel Fomalhaut, lecturer in the Department of Writing, celebrates the union’s contracts on March 28, 2017. Contingent faculty can now be nominated for Faculty Excellence Awards.

Open Letter: Contingent faculty can be nominated for excellence awards

By The Contingent Faculty Union Committee February 7, 2018
A large percentage of the professors at this college have been excluded from consideration since they started teaching here, and it’s beyond time they get the recognition they deserve.

College Briefs March 30

March 29, 2017
Psychology department students present at research conference
From left, faculty members Jason Hamilton, Kathryn Caldwell, Julia Lapp and Mary Bentley held a forum for faculty on how they can incorporate sustainability into their curriculums.

Professors hold forum to encourage sustainability in curriculum

By Madeline Veneziano, Staff Writer December 2, 2016
Faculty and students gathered at the Center for Faculty Excellence to discuss ways to incorporate sustainability into their course curricula.
Many LGBTQ advocates fear that Trump and his administration will roll back the progress that has been gained for LGBTQ people.

ZAP panel to address concerns involving LGBT students

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
Following the success of the first ZAP panel, the Center for Faculty Excellence will host a second one Nov. 3.
Silo mentality in higher education plays a role at Ithaca College

Silo mentality in higher education plays a role at Ithaca College

By Sophia Adamucci, Contributing Writer October 29, 2016
“Who suffers? The students and the faculty. Rather than silos being a catalyst for student success, they are actually an impediment," Capener said.
The ZAP panel is meant for faculty and staff to learn more about LGBTQ+ issues.

ZAP Panel for faculty and staff to feature student panelists

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
A ZAP Panel will be held on Dec. 3 for faculty and staff, and will feature student panelists sharing their personal experiences involving LGBTQ+ issues.
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