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August 19, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Cherry Artspace opens with local writer’s new play

By | Sep 13, 2017

As well as producing original work, The Cherry Artspace will be hosting other theater companies, performances and events.

New Voices Literary Festival spotlights rising writers

By | Apr 5, 2017

Henderson described “The Short Short” as a marathon: The two-hour event kept flowing until all the readers finished sharing their stories.

Distinguished Visiting Writer Series hosts memoirist Yiyun Li

By | Feb 28, 2017

Eleanor Henderson said the writing department looks for acclaimed authors who will challenge new writers and help them with their own projects.

Dana Spiotta to speak about relationships and technology

By | Nov 16, 2016

To conclude this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, the Department of Writing will welcome fiction writer Dana Spiotta.

IC’s Visiting Writers Series Workshop welcomes poet Ada Limon

By | Sep 14, 2016

The Distinguished Visiting Writer Workshop is a one-credit course at the college that allows students to attend readings by three distinguished authors: one poet, one nonfiction writer, which will be Kiese Laymon and one fiction writer, which will be Dana Spiotta. Students also get the opportunity to study under and conference individually with one writer in the area of their choosing. For example, students interested in poetry will submit poem samples and conference with Limón. Each author also teaches two 90-minute classes throughout the semester that all students attend regardless of their concentration. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year, according to The New York Times. Her work explores issues of identity, relationships and language from both personal and worldly perspectives.

Some Ithaca College faculty want a clearer parental leave policy

By | Apr 24, 2016

Twelve percent of U.S. private-sector workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, according to the U.S. Department of Labor website. While Ithaca College is part of this 12 percent, some faculty on campus said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.

Board of Trustees approves tenure statuses

By | Feb 25, 2015

The Ithaca College Board of Trustees decided on which professors would receive tenure, promotion and emeritus status at its February meeting in New York City.

Ten Thousand Saints movie will premiere at Sundance

By | Jan 20, 2015

The film adaptation of Ithaca college faculty member Eleanor Henderson’s popular novel will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 23.

Nationally recognized novelist to present at college

By | Mar 19, 2014

Ithaca College’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series will continue March 20 with Rachel Kushner, Guggenheim fellow and two-time National Book Award nominee, to host a public reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

Professor’s debut novel converted into motion picture

By | Feb 5, 2014

“Ten Thousand Saints” by Eleanor Henderson, assistant professor of writing, is being turned into a feature film.

College to launch writers institute

By | Mar 27, 2013

The Ithaca College Writing Department will give high school students a glimpse of life as a writing major, with a new program.

Ithaca College Convocation 2012 inspires class of 2016

By | Aug 28, 2012

President Tom Rochon addressed more than 1,000 freshmen Monday at the Ithaca College Convocation ceremony in Ben Light Gymnasium.