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Juniors Jaime von Bartheld and Julia Freitor, first-year students Nicki Meskos and Gabby Patino, and senior Kaylee Maietta during one of their planning meetings for The Park Convention.

Park Promotions plans its very first Park Convention

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Investigative Editor April 17, 2024
A new exhibition experience is coming to Ithaca College. The Park Convention, hosted by Park Promotions, will showcase student work from across the Roy H. Park School of Communications’ 10 majors and nine minors. The inaugural Park Convention will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. April 19 on the third floor of Park Hall.
The lawsuit was filed against Ithaca College and Bryan Roberts, former associate dean of the Roy. H Park School of Communications.

Ithaca College student files sexual abuse, harassment, Title IX lawsuit against IC and former Park School associate dean

By Syd Pierre and Prakriti Panwar January 19, 2024
An Ithaca College student filed a civil lawsuit against the college and a former associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications in November 2023. The student alleged that he was sexually abused and harassed by four then-employees of the college, including the former associate dean.
Students participating in the Ithaca College Los Angeles program attend a picketing to support alumni who are members of the west coast branch of the Writers Guild of America

Students and alumni express support for writers on strike

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer June 30, 2023
Amid the height of the Writers Guild of America strike, some students at Ithaca College stand in solidarity with members of the guild
On Feb. 27, Ithaca College’s chapter of NYFTSA invited Amanda Cerruti ’19, who currently works for Access Hollywood, to speak with students.

Park alum gives students networking and career advice

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023
On Feb. 27, Ithaca College’s chapter of NYFTSA invited Amanda Cerruti ’19, who currently works for Access Hollywood, to speak with students.
John Guastaferro, a magician and executive director of Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation and Genesis Inspiration Foundation, presented “Wonder is One Degree Away.”

Ithaca College hosts TEDx conference for campus community

By Prakriti Panwar, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
The college's first TEDx conference since 2017 was held Oct. 22 in Emerson Suites, featuring 10 speakers who presented talks on the theme of “Empowerment."
From left, juniors Sofia Nolfo, Inbaayini Anbarasan, Camille Brock, Ananya Gambhiraopet, Claire McGinnity and Brady Spaulding are a part of the Ithaca College TEDx club.

Student organization prepares to host TEDx event on campus

By Prakriti Panwar, Staff Writer October 19, 2022
Ithaca College’s TEDx Club will be independently organizing its first conference since 2017 on Oct. 22, featuring 10 speakers in the Emerson Suites, alongside a live stream screening in Park Hall.
Five Ithaca College students were hired as course ambassadors in Fall 2022 to serve as mentors and role models for the two hundred students enrolled in Film Aesthetics and Analysis FAA.

IC students serve as course ambassadors during fall semester

By Farid Ahmad, Contributing Writer October 5, 2022
Five IC students were hired as course ambassadors in Fall 2022 to serve as mentors and role models for the two hundred students enrolled in Film Aesthetics and Analysis,
“[At Ithaca College, the] president, provost, general council, chief of staff, vice president for student affairs and campus life, vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy, vice president of human resources, athletic director, and four of five deans are women,” President La Jerne Cornish said at the Women in Leadership Panel on Sept. 27. 

Panelists discuss the importance of women in leadership roles

By Vivian Rose, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
Ithaca College hosted a Women in Leadership Panel Sept. 27, coordinated by Julie Dorsey, chair and professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy.
Brett Bossard ’95 began his position as the new executive director of Ithaca College’s Office of Alumni and Family Engagement on Sept. 19. Contributing writer Funmi Omotosho sat down with Bossard to discuss his career journey, his transition to the college and his hopes for his new role.

Director of alumni and family engagement talks career journey

By Funmi Omotosho, Contributing Writer September 27, 2022
Brett Bossard ’95 began his position as the new executive director of Ithaca College’s Office of Alumni and Family Engagement on Sept. 19.
Junior Alex Renzoni believes that effective communication from faculty is the key to success for students. To achieve this, he suggests a single channel of contact for all messaging.

Commentary: Faculty communication is vital to student success

By Alex Renzoni September 7, 2022
I chose an answer that seemed obvious, yet critically important and cannot be emphasized enough: communicate with your students.
Joel Malina, Cornell University’s vice president of university relations, said TCAT did not justify the financial contribution increase of 8% and said TCAT already has enough funding, so the university would not comply with the larger increase. 

TCAT staffing shortage impacts service for the college

By Syd Pierre, News Editor September 7, 2022
The TCAT released its Fall 2022 route schedule, which has notably fewer routes for Ithaca College students due to staffing reductions. 
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