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The virtual open-conversation session was led by David Lissy ’87, chair of the board of trustees, and James Nolan ’77, vice chair of the board of trustees. About 55 people attended the event.

Board of Trustees discusses how to make IC sustainable

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2022
Members of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees discussed retention, the presidential search and Luvelle Brown at a Feb. 14 open meeting.
The college currently has a bus shelter near the Peggy Ryan Williams Center (PRW), but after receiving student feedback, decided to install another shelter outside of Park Hall.

New bus shelter outside Park Hall to be installed this fall

By Frankie Walls and Syd Pierre August 26, 2021
Ithaca College is planning to install a bus shelter outside of Roy H. Park Hall. The decision was made after students requested the shelter.
Senior Shoshanna Maniscalco lights candles at a Feb. 24 vigil by the library in honor of faculty members who will be terminated.

Students hold candlelight vigil in response to faculty cuts

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2021
The Open the Books coalition organized a candlelight vigil to honor the faculty members whose positions are being eliminated due to the APP.
In a Dec. 14 email to the college community, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado called the behavior unacceptable and referred to it as an act of vandalism. She said that it was disrespectful to do this on the same day as the December Graduation Celebration. 

Collado condemns display protesting faculty and staff cuts

By Alexis Manore, News Editor December 14, 2020
President Shirley M. Collado condemned a display of signs and markings calling for financial transparency amid faculty, staff and program cuts.
Every year, Bill Hastings and Sarah Sutton, assistant and associate professors in the department of art, select student art to be displayed in the Provost wing on the third floor of the Peggy Ryan William Center. On Feb. 26, the administration hosted a reception to celebrate this years featured artists. this is also the first year the installation included photography.

Students display original artwork in Peggy Ryan Williams Center

By Ash Bailot March 7, 2019

The typically quiet hallways in the third floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center at Ithaca College became crowded and noisy Feb. 26, full of staff, faculty and students discussing the new installation...

The Office of the Provost at Ithaca College announced March 19 that the provost is currently seeking applications for three new positions.

College holds second forum in PRW on racist social media video

By Rachel Heller, Staff Writer December 13, 2018
About a dozen Ithaca College students attended a follow-up open forum Dec. 12 in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to discuss a racial incident.
Editorial: Speech policy must be clear about violation definitions

Editorial: Speech policy must be clear about violation definitions

March 21, 2018
But to meet this lofty goal, the college needs to be even more descriptive in its updated rules — specifically, more clarity in Section II, which lists violations.
Collado welcomes community to administrative building for open house

Collado welcomes community to administrative building for open house

By Meredith Burke, Contributing Writer September 8, 2017
President Shirley M. Collado opened the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to student and faculty for an open house Sept. 6.
Senior Victor A. López-Carmen wears a red ribbon shirt for celebrations and is cloaked in a brown blanket from his tribe.

‘We’re fighters’: Native American student driven by his roots

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor May 3, 2017
Ithaca College senior Victor Anthony López-Carmen has always fought for the rights and freedom of Native American people.
 Harker began his career in civic engagement at Colorado College, where he was the director of the Collaborative Community Engagement.

Civic engagement director lays out plans for campus community

By Sophia Tulp, Print Layout Editor March 29, 2017
David Harker, director of the Center for Civic Engagement, assumed the position at the end of the Fall 2016 semester.
A new space for the Office of Civic Engagement has been designated in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center at Ithaca College. However, the office is unoccupied and “on hold,” pending a search for a new executive director.

Office of Civic Engagement on hold during search for director

By Annie Estes and Sophia Tulp September 28, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Civic Engagement is currently “on hold” pending the selection of a new executive director.
At Ithaca College, there is not a distinct maternity or paternity leave policy, according to the college’s website, and some faculty said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.

Some Ithaca College faculty want a clearer parental leave policy

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer April 24, 2016
Twelve percent of U.S. private-sector workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, according to the U.S. Department of Labor website. While Ithaca College is part of this 12 percent, some faculty on campus said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.
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