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From left, Elizabeth Bergman, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education; Becky Preve, executive director for the Association on Aging in New York; and Joseph Applebaum and Stu Maddux, the creators of the film.

College hosts screening of documentary about loneliness

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer November 8, 2022
Ithaca College’s Gerontology Institute hosted a screening Nov. 1 of a new documentary, “All the Lonely People,” along with hosting a panel.
County warns community of new drug increasing overdoses

County warns community of new drug increasing overdoses

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer November 3, 2022
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office released a public safety alert Oct. 5 regarding an increase of overdoses within the county because of a new drug.
Ithacas abortion sanctuary law prohibits city resources to aid out-of-state investigations seeking to bring criminal charges against people performing or receiving an abortion and individuals are encouraged to sue Ithaca if the law is not upheld. 

City of Ithaca protects abortion access with sanctuary law

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2022
Ithaca became a sanctuary city for abortions July 6 after the Common Council voted unanimously to make the ordinance brought forth by Alderperson Robert Cantelmo into city law. 
From left, associate professor Kari Brossard Stoos and assistant professor Lisa Corewyn, are on a research team studying the declinging population of mantled howler monkeys in Costa Rica.

IC professor presents research on declining monkey population

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Brossard Stoos presented her research on the causes behind the declining populations of mantled howler monkeys at the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica.
The Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services screened the documentary, “Fauci,” about his role in leading the public health responses to AIDS and COVID-19.

LGBT Center hosts “Fauci” documentary screening for students

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer December 7, 2021
The Ithaca College LGBT Center screened "Fauci" in order to give students and community members an opportunity to learn about Anthony Fauci.
From left, sophomore William Lovejoy, vice president of Public and Community Health Student Association (PCHSA) and freshman Mariana Garcia-Fajardo, president of PCHSA.

Student health organization seeks to make a return

By Caroline Grass, Staff Writer November 3, 2021
The Ithaca College Public and Community Health Student Association (PCHSA) is on its way to becoming a club again after its official status lapsed last year. 
Raj Subramaniam, professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, works with students in Teaching Fitness in Physical Education on March 24 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

School of HSHP education majors eliminated

By Jordan Broking, Staff Writer March 24, 2021
The health education, physical education and dual degree in both health and physical education are among the programs to be cut as part of the APP process.
Laura Campbell Carapella, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, said she used funding from the college’s President’s Seed Grant, a grant that faculty and staff apply for to help to fund projects that add to the campus community, as well as her own savings. The app is still being tested by focus groups and modified with the goal of being released to the entire campus in Fall 2020. 

Professor creates app to spread gratitude and reduce anxiety

By Julie Dannevig, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
In 2017, Laura Campbell Carapella, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, developed the ICU Gratitude app.
Scott McWilliams, director of Dining Services, said dining halls and other food services plan to return to operating like they did before the pandemic. 

Students study nutrition and demand of dining halls

By Skylar Eagle, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
Students and professors partnered with Ithaca College Dining Services to study nutrition and the physical demands of working in the dining halls. 
The discussion was led by Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Civil rights attorney discusses rise of hate crimes in U.S.

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer September 11, 2019
A forum was held Sept. 10 at Ithaca College about rise of hate crimes and white supremacy in the U.S. and how students can combat hateful language. 
Professor Hongwei Guan holding the R. Tait McKenzie award at his office in Hill Center. He was awarded the award at the SHAPE America conference March 16.

Professor wins national health and physical education award

By Samantha Cavalli, Assistant Sports Editor April 10, 2017
Professor Hongwei Guan received the R. Tait McKenzie Award March 16 at the annual SHAPE America conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
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