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May 29, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

IC graduates celebrate graduation after commencement delayed

By | 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

IC to use remote learning instruction for remainder of semester

By | Mar 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.

Ithaca College grounds crew adds color to campus

By | Apr 25, 2019

It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches.

College to award honorary degrees at Commencement

By | Apr 11, 2019

The college will present honorary Doctor of Letters degrees to Melissa Harris-Perry, journalist, and Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick at commencement.

Metropolitan Museum of Art CEO to give commencement speech

By | Mar 7, 2018

Daniel H. Weiss is the first Commencement speaker since 2009 who is not an alum of the college.

Students react to 2018 Commencement changes

By | Jan 31, 2018

The Class of 2018 will have their names read as they walk across the stage at Commencement. Previously, graduates stood as their school was called.

Class of 2018 to walk and have names read at Commencement

By | Jan 24, 2018

The Ithaca College Commencement Committee has decided that the Class of 2018 will walk and have their names read at the Commencement ceremony.

Editorial: Students have more at stake in Commencement

By The Ithacan | Dec 7, 2017

Why ask people what they think the college should do for their Commencement ceremonies if their students don’t even attend the college yet?

Commencement Committee searches for ceremony feedback

By | Nov 29, 2017

The Ithaca College Commencement Committee is looking for feedback in response to a charge given by President Shirley M. Collado when she took office in July.

Executive VP discusses free speech policy at Faculty Council

By | Nov 15, 2017

Pringle said the way the student protest occurred during gun-advocate Larry Pratt’s visit to campus Nov. 9 served as a model for the kind of respectful discourse that President Collado encourages.

Open Letter: Graduates should walk at Commencement

By | Nov 15, 2017

Two months ago, a parent said that her first child graduated from Ithaca and she was very disappointed when students didn’t walk.

Letter to the editor: Walking would not take 4 hours

Done correctly, the ceremony could be completed in under 2 1/2 hours, which is certainly not “too long” given the many thousands of hours invested in an education.