Enrollment for Fall 2017 totals 6,516 students.
Four glossy, white, plastic rotor blades propel its 40-ounce frame, complete with a camera capable of shooting video or taking still photographs up to 100 meters in the air. It can cost as little as $200, but using one for commercial purposes can result in a $10,000 fine.
The class of 2017 officially began their time at Ithaca College on Monday with the 2013 Convocation. Faculty, alumni and students gathered in the Glazer Arena to welcome the incoming students.
A re-enactment of a Frederick Douglass speech was put together by The History Center in Tompkins County, the Roy H. Park School of Communications and St. James AME Zion Church with funding from the Park Foundation.
Gossa Tsegaye, assistant professor of television-radio at Ithaca College, has completed close to 75 documentaries in his career. For his latest documentary, “Porchfest: Celebrating the Spirit of a Community Through Music,” Tsegaye worked with eight students to film the five-year-old festival Sept. 25 in which bands used downtown porches as their stages.