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Lack of communication is detrimental to students

Lack of communication is detrimental to students

By Trinity Gray October 21, 2021
Traditional techniques of communication between institutions and college students are no longer viable.
Students can check laptops out with their student ID from the kiosk, which is located in Friends Hall outside Room 110C.

Information Technology installs new laptop rental kiosk

By Sam Haut, Senior Writer September 25, 2019
In Fall 2019, Ithaca College installed a laptop kiosk on the first floor of Friends Hall to give students without laptops access to the resource. 
Although the Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circles were created last fall in response to student criticism that diversity and inclusion was not prioritized at the college, students rarely show up to the meetings. As shown above, mainly faculty and staff participate in the discussions.

Diversity discussion circles lack student participation at IC

By Rachel Kreidburg, Contributing writer September 19, 2016
Faculty and staff are looking for ways to ramp up student interest in the college’s weekly diversity and inclusion discussion groups. These groups were created in response to student protests last fall to address complaints about the administration’s lack of emphasis on diversity and inclusion. However, students do not seem to be attending the discussion groups.
Key leaders of diversity and inclusion initiatives at Ithaca College spoke to about 50 members of the campus community during a panel and Q&A session Sept. 13 in Textor 102, focusing their discussion on increasing community engagement with diversity initiatives at the college.

Leaders of diversity initiatives at Ithaca College host panel

By Nicole Pimental, Contributing Writer September 14, 2016
Just four questions were asked during the Q&A portion of a diversity and inclusion panel held Sept. 13. Among them was an anonymously submitted question about how the administration would continue to prioritize these initiatives amid high administrative turnover.
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon addresses the campus community at a March 2015 town hall meeting about announced staff cuts. Following the All-College Meeting Aug. 19, Rochon said there will be no additional cuts this year.

IC administration lists priorities at All-College Meeting

By Sophia Tulp, News Editor August 23, 2016
The Ithaca College administration took a different approach to the biannual All-College Meeting on Aug. 18. Instead of the traditional meeting structure consisting of updates on the budget, enrollment data or upcoming initiatives, President Tom Rochon focused on two “commitments” to the campus community — diversity and inclusion, and shared governance.
In an email to the campus community, President Shirley M. Collado announced the resignation of Gerard Turbide, vice president for enrollment management. Nicole Eversley Bradwell has been appointed as his interim successor effective Jan. 11

Gerard Turbide named VP for enrollment at Ithaca College

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor May 11, 2016
After a nationwide search, Ithaca College has appointed Gerard Turbide as the vice president for enrollment management, according to a statement from the college posted on Intercom on May 11. Turbide has served as interim vice president since June 2015.
William Weeks, Keith McIntosh and Mike Dixon discuss the wireless infrastructure inside a server room in the Park School of Communications in September 2015. Starting March 14, network issues caused the Ithaca College website, WICB streams and other resources to be taken down temporarily.

UPDATED: Ithaca College network issues affect Internet access

By Evan Sobkowicz and Sophia Tulp March 8, 2016
Starting on March 6, network issues have been affecting Ithaca College network systems and Internet services managed by Digital Instruction and Information Services.
William Jacobson, a professor at Cornell University, spoke at Ithaca College on Oct. 7 about the controversy surrounding a Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi, who presented to a class of third-graders at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

Q&A: Cornell professor discusses local controversy

By Kyle Arnold, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
"This was not an appropriate presentation regardless of where someone may come down on the Israeli-Palestinian issue."
Leslie Lewis, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, adresses the community as a provost finalist on Dec. 9 in Emerson Suites.

UPDATE: Dean moves on to provost position at Goucher College

By Max Denning, Online News Editor March 23, 2015
Leslie Lewis, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College has accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Goucher College.
Danielle Prizzi ’13, an environmental studies major, takes part in maple syrup production for the Natural Resources and Ecology class in March.

College to suspend minor in environmental studies

By Faith Meckley December 11, 2013
The environmental studies program will be temporarily suspended, beginning Dec. 20, while undergoing a departmental curricular review. It is estimated that the minor will resume in the fall of 2015.

Ithaca College ITS to implement Wi-Fi upgrade

By Jeremy Li, Staff Writer September 11, 2013
As more students are bringing multiple devices to campus, Wi-Fi performance has not been meeting students’ expectations
Applications hit record high for 2013-14

Applications hit record high for 2013-14

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2013
Ithaca College has seen a 13 percent increase in freshmen applications for Fall 2013, compared to last year. The 15,641 applications mark the the largest applicant pool in the college’s history.
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