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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Ithaca College President La Jerne Cornish took office in March 2022 after serving as interim president since August 2021. Prior to becoming president, she served as the provost and executive vice president of academic affairs.

Community collaborates to prepare for Presidential Inauguration

By Lucia Coutermarsh, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
The Presidential Inauguration ceremony of Ithaca College’s 10th President, La Jerne Cornish, will be held Oct. 1 along with multiple events and showcases.
Anne Hogan joined Ithaca College as the inaugural dean of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (MTD) on Aug. 1. She most recently served at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, as the dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts. 

Q&A: Dean shares vision for School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Contributing Writer September 7, 2022
Contributing writer Noa Ran-Ressler sat down with new dean, Anne Hogan, to discuss her vision for the new School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Meghan Callahan, art historian and experienced study-abroad professional, will be the new director for Ithaca College London Center starting April 18.

Ithaca College London Center announces new program director

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022
The search for a new director for the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) has concluded after several leadership changes in recent years.
From left, Interim President La Jerne Cornish and Interim Provost Melanie Stein discuss the colleges new School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Announced merger raises tension between faculty and administration

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 3, 2022
On Jan. 25, Ithaca College announced the formation of a new school, called the School of Music Theatre and Dance.
 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
The first phase of the APP included the elimination of 116 full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty and 26 majors, departments and programs. The second phase will focus on reorganizing and restructuring different academic areas, including moving the theater department into the School of Music. 

Students express concern over theater arts department move

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2021
Some members of the campus community have concerns about how the move of the Department of Theatre Arts to the School of Music will impact students.
 Ithaca College Faculty Council members expressed concern over a potential four-credit schedule grid.

Faculty council discusses dean searches and new SGC bill

By Syd Pierre, Assistant News Editor October 6, 2021
The Ithaca College Faculty Council discussed the dean searches and the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all college employees Oct. 5.
From left, freshman Jackson Goad, junior Anthony Garcia, junior William DeVary, sophomore Naandi Jamison, senior Lillian Herrick and sophomore AnnaJo Lubasi act in Ithaca College senior Aaliyah Warrington’s play “Gather Ye Children.” The play follows a group of high school–age characters locked in a school gym after a school shooting.

Student play premieres on theater department’s main stage

By Grace Azaula, Staff Writer November 10, 2020
On Oct. 31, Ithaca College senior Aaliyah Warrington’s play “Gather Ye Children” premiered virtually.
In a letter to the college made public July 31, Ithaca College Theatre Arts Black, Indigenous and People of Color (ICTA BIPOC) listed 10 demands with the goal of ending racist and discriminatory acts in the department.

IC announces plans to address racism in theater department

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor October 16, 2020
Ithaca College has announced its plan to address two of Ithaca College Theatre Arts Black, Indigenous and People of Color (ICTA BIPOC)’s demands.
Nicole Bethany Onwuka, junior acting major at Ithaca College, shares the challenges of furthering her acting education through virtual learning.

Commentary: Lights, camera, zoom?

By Nicole Bethany Onwuka September 23, 2020
Acting on Zoom is really difficult but not for obvious reasons. With this being our second semester online, we are acclimating to this.
The fall seasons at Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts and local theaters in Ithaca will look different this year because of the coronavirus. At The Cherry Arts’ first production in September, actors will wear masks, while The Cherry’s later fall performances will be streamed live.

Ithaca theaters adjust to COVID-19

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer September 11, 2020
The fall seasons at Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts and local theaters in Ithaca will look different this year because of the coronavirus.
Cynthia Henderson, professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, began working at Ithaca College in 2000, and she became the first African-American woman to earn tenure at the college in 2007.

Ithaca College promotes first African American full professor

By Chris Tolve, Contributing Writer September 9, 2020
For the first time in its 128-year history, Ithaca College has promoted an African American to the rank of full professor.
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