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From left, graduates Sheila Wallis, Bea Tria and Cora Payne celebrate at the end of the 2023 commencement ceremony held May 21 in Glazer Arena.

Commencement ceremony held to honor graduating Class of 2023

By Kai Lincke, Assistant News Editor May 22, 2023
The Class of 2023 gathered May 21 in Glazer Arena to celebrate the completion of their undergraduate degrees with a procession, fanfare and a fist bump from President La Jerne Cornish.
Linda Petrosino ’77, M.S. ’78, retiring dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, has been the dean of the School of HSHP since 2012 and has facilitated the development of programs, partnerships and strategic goals.

Linda Petrosino to receive Presidential Medal at commencement

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2023
The Ithaca College Presidential Medal will be presented to Linda Petrosino ’77, retiring dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, on May 21 at the 2023 Commencement Ceremony. 
Ithaca College commencement for the undergraduate Class of 2023 and a graduate hooding and commencement ceremony for the graduate Class of 2023 will take place during the weekend of May 20–21, 2023.

College announces commencement plans for Class of 2023

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor November 2, 2022
Melanie Stein, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, announced plans for the 2023 undergraduate commencement and graduate hooding and commencement ceremonies.
Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

Editorial: Makeup commencement proposal too little too late

By The Ithacan September 21, 2022
Ithaca College opted for the safer choice by not hosting a graduation for the Class of 2020, but to do so now would be a difficult endeavor.
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.
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.
Ithaca College will hold two in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2022 on May 22, 2022. Commencement for the Class of 2021 was held in person in the A&E Center on May 23. Students were allowed to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, however, guests were not permitted.

December commencement changes spark mixed feelings

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor September 1, 2021
Some Ithaca College students have expressed mixed feelings about recent changes made to December Commencement, which will start December 2022. 
Griffin Schultz 17, technical director and graphics producer, operates the video switcher in Control Room A during one of five virtual graduations for the 2020 graduates.

Faculty and staff volunteer to produce virtual Commencement

By Madison Fernandez, Editor in Chief August 16, 2020
"It was a lot of faculty and staff just really giving up themselves to try to make the best experience possible.”
Over 1,200 graduates, faculty, staff, speakers and technical staff watched the ceremonies, and over 6,300 friends and family members livestreamed the ceremonies. 

Ithaca College holds virtual commencement ceremonies

By Alexis Manore, Caitlin Holtzman, and Jordan Broking August 13, 2020
Graduates from the Class of 2020 popped bottles of champagne and celebrated with their families and pets over Zoom at commencement ceremonies.
From left, Kiersten Rhodes Cornell University 20 at podium, Nora Vail 20, Sarah Horbacewicz 20 and Kevin Swann 20 processing at their graduation celebration May 16.

IC graduates celebrate graduation after commencement delayed

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer May 26, 2020
Ithaca College’s commencement ceremony was scheduled to be held May 17. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the commencement ceremony was pushed to Aug. 2
At around 10:30 p.m. the night of Monday, Feb. 21, an Ithaca College student was struck twice by airsoft pellets.

IC to use remote learning instruction for remainder of semester

By Falyn Stempler, News Editor March 17, 2020
Ithaca College will continue remote instruction for the remainder of the semester and commencement has been moved to Aug. 1 for the Class of 2020, according to a campus wide email sent March 17.
From left, grounds crew members Chris Cornwall, Alex Teeter and Rick Marsh spread mulch in a flower bed near the Dillingham fountains. The crew begins spring landscaping in  March to prepare the campus for Commencement. The grounds crew is also responsible for removing trash, planting flowers and clearing walkways of snow throughout the year.

Ithaca College grounds crew adds color to campus

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches. The campus pops with the colors of spring — freshly mowed green...

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