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Patricia Zimmermann is a professor of Screen Studies in the Park School and is the author of several books including Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film and Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places.

Q&A: Patricia Zimmermann discusses her global contributions

By Matt Ristaino, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
"What matters is having clarity that democratic communication can be made no matter what technology you have," Zimmermann said.
David Prunty, executive director of auxiliary services and Shared Governance task force member, talked about shared governance to community members at an event held last October. Prunty recently said the task force is unable to affect the power of the Board of Trustees and the Presidents Council due to a stipulation in the Ithaca College policy manual — something faculty have criticized in the most recent shared governance draft.

Shared governance task force unable to adjust power of president

By Matt Ristaino, Staff Writer April 19, 2017
Criticisms remain about the power the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and the President’s Council still have in the most recent Shared Governance draft.
From left, Darnell Thompson, residence director, and sophomore Christopher DiNapoli discussed how an FYRE program for sophomores could help them at the college.

Sophomore FYRE program could be created at Ithaca College

By Matt Ristaino, Staff Writer February 28, 2017

The Office of Residential Life is considering creating a sophomore residential program similar to the First-Year Residential Experience, the residential community program that is mandatory for all incoming...

There is not a collegewide policy that mandates professors to include mental health statements on syllabi. However, most schools at Ithaca College recommend their professors to provide these statements for students on syllabi, according to the deans of each school.

IC Professors reflect on mental health statements on syllabi

By Matt Ristaino, Contributing Writer February 15, 2017
James Rada, associate professor of journalism, said he has been making sure students know about mental health resources available to them for years.

Men’s soccer snaps losing streak with conference victory

By Matt Ristaino, Contributing Writer October 10, 2015

The men’s soccer team improved its Empire 8 conference record to 3–1–0 and 2–7–1 overall with a 2–0 win over the Houghton College Highlanders on Oct. 10 in Houghton, New York. With the win,...

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