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In Fall 2019, then Provost and now President La Jerne Cornish announced the decision to phase out the honors program to the Honors Steering Committee.

Students and faculty impacted by honors program phasing out

By Leila Marcillo-Gomez, Assistant Photo Editor August 31, 2022
The decision to phase out the honors program has led to confusion and disappointment for some of the students and faculty that have been involved in it.
The college also announced that Jeff White ’98 visual effects supervisor and creative director for the Vancouver studio of Industrial Light and Magic, and Amy Goodman, founder of Democracy Now!, will receive honorary Doctor of Letters degrees. Senior Leticia Guibunda will be the student speaker.

IC announces speakers for the 2022 Commencement ceremony

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2022
IC has announced that Sheila Katz ’05, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, will give the main address at the 2022 Commencement ceremony.
Editorial: Focus on job training undervalues humanities

Editorial: Focus on job training undervalues humanities

March 29, 2017
Most courses in vocational studies, such as business or law, do not do enough to foster critical-thinking skills.

Letter to the Editor: H&S senate support efforts to unionize

By H&S Faculty Senate May 4, 2016
We write to express our support for the efforts of the contingent faculty at Ithaca College — many of whom are housed in the School of Humanities and Sciences — to hold a vote upon whether or not to join the part-time faculty in unionizing.
Third H&S dean finalist engages in Q&A with the campus community Dec. 8.

Third H&S dean finalist visits college

By Annika Kushner, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
The third of four finalists for the position of dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences came to Ithaca College on Dec. 8 to do interviews and meet with administrators, faculty, staff and students. Heather Lobban-Viravong, associate dean and associate professor of English at Grinnell College, interviewed to replace Leslie Lewis.
Members of the Ithaca College faculty chant Tom Rochon, no confidence along with students who took stage at the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event in the A&E Center Oct. 27.

Open Letter: H&S faculty argue for Rochon no confidence vote

By H&S Faculty Senate November 16, 2015
As our rationale for an all-college vote of no confidence, we focus upon two explicit failures of the President’s administration.

Letter to the Editor: H&S faculty stand with POC at IC

By 146 H&S faculty members November 4, 2015
We believe that the serious attention you have brought to the problems of racism and marginalization at IC is both welcome and long overdue.

ITHACA TODAY: Tuesday Sept. 17

September 17, 2013
The Ithacan Online's top news and events for Tuesday, September 17
New lab instrument puts IC on the map

New lab instrument puts IC on the map

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor March 21, 2013
Ithaca College acquires a single-crysyal X-ray diffractor, making the college's chemistry program one of the few in the country that uses the machine for undergraduate-level research.

Video: Class Harvest

By Michelle Boulé March 6, 2013
An environmental studies and science class, Natural Resources and Ecology: Farming the Forest, has students producing and selling mushrooms, maple syrup, and honey.
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