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From left, first-year students Malaika Menezes and Sami Smith were named finalists in the 2023 Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Program. They will create an advertisement with funding from Coke.

IC students selected as Coca-Cola Films finalists

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
Each year, the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Program accepts pitches from young filmmakers, like two of the 2023 finalists, Ithaca College first-year students Sami Smith and Malaika Menezes.
On June 9, Amy Falkner was appointed as the new dean of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications and began her position Aug. 1. 

Q&A: Park School dean discusses transition to her new role

By Syd Pierre, News Editor August 31, 2022
News Editor Syd Pierre sat down with Amy Falkner, dean of the Park School of Communications to discuss her transition to IC and her future goals.
During Spring 2022, Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College, is teaching a new course titled Personal Branding for College Athletes.

Professor teaches new course on name, image and likeness

By Daniel King, Staff Writer March 23, 2022
As the country learns about the NCAA’s new Name, Image and Likeness policy, Ithaca College students have the chance to take a special topics class titled Personal Branding for College Athletes.
The Ithaca College Creative Media Team was recently named a new co-curricular and moved into an office in Roy H. Park Hall Jan. 27.

Creative Media Team becomes newest co-curricular for the college

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2022
The Creative Media Team, Ithaca College’s newest co-curricular, was recognized at the beginning of the semester and moved into their office Jan. 27.
Junior Connor Hibbard is the station manager for WICB and a TVR major. Hibbard has been taking part in the radio stations since he was a freshman. Hibbard said he is not in favor of the name change because it pushes radio to the background.

IC renames TVR degree to reflect changing job market

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2022
For decades, IC students have been graduating with a degree in Television-Radio, but starting in Fall 2022 the major name will be officially changed.
Jack Powers, interim dean of the Park School of Communications, said the endowment sponsors a variety of programs, including the Ithaca College Los Angeles program.

College celebrates 25 years of the Pendleton endowment

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
Following his death in 1995, James B. Pendleton, an interior designer and antiques dealer, left the Roy H. Park School of Communications an endowment of $17,000,000.
From left, alumni Quin Stocks 20, Julia Bergdoll 20, Sam Butlien 20 and Adri Darcy 20 went to Los Angeles for the Spring 2020 semester. The Ithaca College Los Angeles program has been canceled for the Spring 2021 semester.

Ithaca College Los Angeles program canceled for Spring 2021

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2020
Ithaca College students who were planning to take part in the ICLA program can take part in the program over the summer or next year.
Stephen Mosher, coordinator of the Sport Studies minor program, teaches his Social Aspects of Sport class in 2014.

Sport studies minor on hiatus after professor announces retirement

By Arla Davis, Sports Editor October 14, 2020
IC sport studies minor is currently on hiatus and not be accepting new students after Stephen Mosher announced he will be retiring from teaching full-time after Spring 2021.
Members of the Ithaca College Chapter of PRSSA stand with Make-A-Wish receipient AnaMaria Ahmed and her mother, Darlene Arnold who were in attendance at the basketball tournament.

Charity basketball tournament is nothing but net

By Jack Murray, Staff Writer April 25, 2018
The Ithaca College Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America held its 17th annual Swish for Make-A-Wish on April 21.
Vince DeTuri, director of the Integrative Core Curriculum, said the Park Schools proposal is on hold until the ICC program review during the 2018–19 academic year. The proposal calls for an expansion of the Liberal Arts and Society theme, which currently is only available to transfer students.

Potential ICC theme change could provide more course options

By Ana Borruto, Senior Writer April 18, 2018
Around 86 percent of the students were in favor of eliminating the themes and almost 83 percent found the themes to be restrictive.
Jack Powers, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, co-chairs the provost search committee

Provost search will be closed to IC community

By Ana Borruto, Senior Writer February 8, 2018
The last provost search was open, as four candidates visited the campus in 2014.
Shirley M. Collado discussed the sexual abuse conviction during the presidential search process.

Collado announces co-chairs of provost search committee

By Sophia Adamucci, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2017
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced the appointments via email to the college community.
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