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From left, graduate students Elie Kuhne and Kiley Mabus observe junior outfielder Collin Feeney as he participates in the FITLIGHT reaction time training. During the training, reaction time improved enough to react to the average Division I fastball.

Reaction time training hopes to take Baseball program into the future

By Jacob Infald, Staff Writer April 25, 2024
This season, the Ithaca College baseball team’s winter practices featured a unique addition. The team had their normal hitting and fielding stations, but this year, there was a new station at practice — the FITLIGHT reaction time training system.
The faculty athletic mentor program was introduced in 2015 with an initial seven faculty athletic mentors. Now with 21 active mentors, the program looks to make sure every athlete knows academic resources are there for them.

Faculty athletic mentor program shines light on relationship between athletics and academics

By Flynn Hynes and Billy Wood April 3, 2024
The faculty athletic representative program has been active at Ithaca College for nine years and has quickly developed into a mainstay in the school’s relationship between athletics and academics.  
Editorial: On-campus clinics benefit students and the campus community

Editorial: On-campus clinics benefit students and the campus community

By The Ithacan February 28, 2024
It is essential that the college provides these students with real-world, clinical experiences in a way that also benefits the college community as a whole.
 Ithaca College Faculty Council members expressed concern over a potential four-credit schedule grid.

Faculty Council discusses four-credit schedule

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor December 8, 2021
The Academic Program Prioritization Implementation Committee recommended shifting curriculum from three-credit classes to four-credit courses
Alkhazov has torn her labrum and rotator cuff during her tennis career.

Overcoming obstacles: Junior returns from shoulder injury

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor March 21, 2019
Junior tennis player Jane Alkhazov tore her labor in the first match of her sophomore year, but has returned this season after intense rehabilitation.

Sixth-year physical therapy students host “Rub-A-Thon”

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer December 17, 2014
Sixth-year physical therapy students hosted a "Rub-A-Thon" last week, where they gave massages to students as a fundraiser.
Junior Alex Blackman, left, uses Google Glass to video record junior Fiona Mancuso, right, as she treats him in the physical therapy clinic in the Center for Health Sciences under the supervision of associate professor Michael Buck.

Google Glass makes its way into IC classrooms and student research

By Maura Aleardi, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
Ithaca College faculty have owned Google Glass for no longer than a year and have already begun using it for major advances in education and health. Both the Roy H. Park School of Communications and the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance are working on new uses for Google Glass within the classroom, as well as outside of the college.
Sixth-year physical therapy students practice on each other during the Prosthetics and Orthotics lab class on April 25 at the Rochester Center.

Rochester Center sees last physical therapy students

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor April 30, 2014
The Ithaca College physical therapy graduate program will see its last cohort of students conclude their collegiate careers at the Rochester Center.
Sixth-year student Tim Reynolds won $20,000 at the first Business Plan Competition, which was held April 22 in Emerson Suites. His product, KettleShell, is a device to make using dumbbells easier.

Student wins $20,000 for start-up company

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor April 23, 2014
Tim Reynolds, sixth-year graduate student in the Department of Physical Therapy, took the first-place prize at the first-ever Business Plan Competition on April 22 for his entrepreneurial company and product, KettleShell.
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