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THE ITHACAN

Pedro Molina is a former cartoonist at Confidencial in Nicaragua. Molina is a visiting international scholar in residence at Ithaca College, but with the programs elimination, he is searching for a new sponsor for his visa.

Visiting international scholar in residence program eliminated

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
Pedro Molina, Ithaca College’s International Visiting Scholar in Residence, is now struggling to plan his future after the college decided to end the Scholar in Residence program. 
From left: Kari Brossard Stoos, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education; Scott Werneke 06, senior clinical science manager at Exelixis; and Brooks Miner, assistant professor in the Department of Biology discuss the biology of the coronavirus via Zoom.

Honors Program holds rapid response salons

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor June 1, 2020
The Ithaca College Honors Program has been facilitating discussions about the pandemic with their weekly Rapid Response Salons.
Freshman Sam Pekola studies in the honors student lounge in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. The honors program will be moving from the garden level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to Mueller Faculty Center in Summer 2020.

Honors Program to be restructured in School of H&S

By Alexis Manore, Assistant News Editor December 11, 2019
The Ithaca College Honors Program is undergoing changes that will move the program to the School of Humanities and Sciences.
Jessye Cohen-Filipic, acting director of the Honors Program and associate professor in the Department of Psychology, said the new honors minor, which is replacing the programs previous requirements, will benefit student planning and scheduling.

New minor replaces requirements to graduate with honors

By Elizabeth Henning October 28, 2018
Beginning this fall, all incoming honors students at Ithaca College are enrolled in the new honors minor in interdisciplinary studies.
Senior Julie Erickson is pictured above using the new Honors Program wing in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to do work.

Honors program moves into new space

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer February 8, 2017
The Ithaca College Honors Program has been moved to the garden level of PRW and has been allotted a new lounge and workspace.
IC 20/20 to wrap up in 2017 to clear slate for new president

IC 20/20 to wrap up in 2017 to clear slate for new president

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer October 26, 2016
Ithaca College’s “IC 20/20” strategic plan will wrap up in Spring 2017, allowing the next president of the college to implement their own larger vision for the college.
Editorial: Honors Program urgently needs contingency plan

Editorial: Honors Program urgently needs contingency plan

By The Ithacan October 19, 2016
The college cannot let the Honors Program dwindle, as it would be yet another administrative failure during President Tom Rochon’s tenure at the college.
From right to left, Sophomore Anna Gardner reads to 5-year-old Cecilia and her three-year-old sister, Olivia. Nearly every Thursday and Friday Gardner can be found in the childrens section of the Tompkins County Public Library at a miniature desk reading to young kids — just one of many volunteer programs Gardner is a part of.

IC volunteers: Sophomore fuses volunteer work into daily life

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer October 3, 2016
“She understands not only the value of service to community members,” he said, “but Anna also understands how service is integral to a student's learning process."
A new space for the Office of Civic Engagement has been designated in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center at Ithaca College. However, the office is unoccupied and “on hold,” pending a search for a new executive director.

Office of Civic Engagement on hold during search for director

By Annie Estes and Sophia Tulp September 28, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Civic Engagement is currently “on hold” pending the selection of a new executive director.
Linda Petrosino ’77, M.S. ’78, retiring dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, has been the dean of the School of HSHP since 2012 and has facilitated the development of programs, partnerships and strategic goals.

Q&A: Linda Petrosino discusses role as IC interim provost

By Grace Elletson and Sophia Tulp August 24, 2016
News Editor Sophia Tulp and Assistant News Editor Grace Elletson spoke with Linda Petrosino, who assumed the role as interim provost once before in 2014, to discuss her role, initiatives that will be continued this year and an idea of the leadership strategy for the college.
The SGA Executive Board voices concerns over recent decisions made to cut study abroad programs and the stepping down of Thomas Pfaff and Patricia Spencer from the Office of Civic Engagement.

Open Letter: SGA supports faculty and staff concerns

By SGA Executive Board June 2, 2016
It is incredibly disheartening that despite consistent voicing of “No Confidence” across constituencies, Tom Rochon’s leadership continues to be destructive towards the education of students, as well as the treatment of faculty and staff.

Faculty group presents letter to Board of Trustees

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2016
Faculty and staff presented a letter to the Board of Trustees at its May 19 reception, asking the board to conduct a performance review of provost Benjamin Rifkin.
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