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July 22, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Q&A: Professor awarded for contributions to State Society on Aging

By | Nov 12, 2018

Opinion Editor Meredith Burke spoke with Erickson about her contributions to the SSA, the current issues surrounding ageism and why they are relevant today.

New meditation program begins at Ithaca College

By | Nov 15, 2017

Guided afternoon meditation sessions for both beginners and experienced meditators have been opened to faculty, staff and students at Ithaca College.

Aging studies faces low enrollment due to stigmas surrounding field

By | May 2, 2017

She said she believes ageism is something that deters students from majoring or minoring in aging studies.

“There’s, I guess I have to call it an ‘ick factor,’” Erickson said.

Silo mentality in higher education plays a role at Ithaca College

By | Oct 29, 2016

“Who suffers? The students and the faculty. Rather than silos being a catalyst for student success, they are actually an impediment,” Capener said.

Women dominate certain majors at Ithaca College

By , | Apr 12, 2016

Women make up the majority of students at Ithaca College and tend to dominate care-related and media majors at the college and in the workforce. However, some students and experts agree that this majority can cause negative stereotypes and implications for female workers.

College, customized: Planned studies students create own major

By | Feb 24, 2016

The planned studies program at Ithaca College gives students the opportunity to create their own field of study.

Commentary: Youth can benefit from interacting with elders

By | Feb 11, 2015

Older people have a different perspective on life and love having a chance to interact with young people.

Gerontology professor named president-elect of state society

By | Nov 11, 2014

Mary Ann Erickson, chair of the Department of Gerontology, was recently selected as president-elect for the State Society of Aging of New York.