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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.
The program was created by Dawn Pierce, associate professor in the Department of Music Performance, and is being designed and taught in collaboration with opera director Chuck Hudson. Hudson has worked around the world directing opera, designing opera programs, working with young performers and teaching opera skills, according to his website. 

Opera direction program to start at the college in January

By Clare Shanahan, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
An opera direction professional certificate program will be held for the first time at Ithaca College from January to May 2022.
On top left, Harold Reynolds, former adviser to the Ithaca College Trombone Troupe and retired trombone professor, poses with members of the troupe in Fall 2019.

Campus community reflects on passing of trombone professor

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor September 8, 2021
Members of the campus community are reflecting on the lasting legacy of Harold Reynolds, recently retired trombone professor, mentor and friend.
Reynolds’s death was announced to the campus community Aug. 30 through an Intercom post. Reynolds worked at the college for 33 years and served as the adviser for the Trombone Troupe, the college’s trombone choir. 

Recently retired trombone professor dies unexpectedly

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor September 2, 2021
Harold Reynolds, recently retired trombone professor in the Department of Music Performance at Ithaca College, died unexpectedly. 
Alyssa Comeau ’20 was conducting for the campus band prior to Ithaca College switching to remote learning.

Masters in music program eliminated due to APP

By Jillian Bleier, Contributing Writer February 25, 2021
Out of the five graduate programs that are being recommended for discontinuation by the APPIC, four are Masters of Music (M.M.) in the School of Music.
Senior musical performance major Kiefer Fuller was gifted a double bass by the International Society of Bassists.

WATCH: Music performance student gifted custom bass

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer April 4, 2018
“It would’ve taken me forever to get an instrument like this,” Fuller said.
From left, lecturer Greg Evans, then–Ithaca College professor Nick Weiser and Associate Professor Nicholas Walker formed a jazz trio in 2014 called i3°. The trio regularly played Wednesday nights at the Argos Inn.

Professor trio jazzes things up in Ithaca community

By Silas White, Staff Writer February 14, 2018
“It was something to look forward to at the beginning of the week and something to give us energy toward the end of the week,” Lecturer Greg Evans said.
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