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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

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The college is expanding on its strategies that increase yield while utilizing new marketing campaigns to increase enrollment and initiating outreach to students to improve retention. Since Fall 2018, enrollment has decreased from 6,517 students to 5,054 students in Fall 2022 — a 22% decline — according to the college’s Office of Analytics and Institutional Research.

Yield increases while college works to improve enrollment and retention

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
Ithaca College’s enrollment has exceeded its target in Fall 2022, but campus administration is still working on solutions to increase prospective student engagement and retention.
Students feel pressure from early add/drop course deadline

Students feel pressure from early add/drop course deadline

By Ryan Johnson, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
Some students at Ithaca College feel the period to add and drop classes does not provide enough time to decide if a course is right for them.
After a record 3.35% tuition increase for the 2022–23 school year, Ithaca College has become one of the most expensive liberal arts colleges in the state.

As tuition continues to rise, IC students go deeper into debt

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 23, 2022
Despite 92% of Ithaca College students getting financial aid, the cost of attendance continues to push students further and further into debt.
Ithaca College will not be making any changes to its mask guidelines for the remainder of the spring semester.

IC announces room and board reduction for Fall 2020

By Madison Fernandez, Editor in Chief July 22, 2020
The college will decrease the cost of room and board for most students for Fall 2020 based on when the student moves in.
The date to begin filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid has been moved to Oct. 1, three months earlier than the previous Jan. 1 date. The application is now live for students to begin filling out the application, and the Ithaca College Office of Student Financial Services is working on notifying students of the change.

National FAFSA filing date bumped up three months

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer October 4, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education has moved the filing date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to Oct. 1, from the previous Jan. 1 date.
Ithaca College senior, Hakeem Hopper-Collins, executive director of the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol, knocks on a door as part of his patrol. SASP is a group of 25 students who provide assistance and support to the college’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Looking out for student safety: SASP celebrates 45 years at IC

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer September 19, 2016
From Mario Kart–style golf-cart chases, to a string of stolen traffic cones, to nighttime trespassers in the natural lands, members of the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol — now in its 45th year as a student organization — said they have experienced it all while pursuing their mission to make the Ithaca College campus safer.
In an email to the campus community, President Shirley M. Collado announced the resignation of Gerard Turbide, vice president for enrollment management. Nicole Eversley Bradwell has been appointed as his interim successor effective Jan. 11

Gerard Turbide named VP for enrollment at Ithaca College

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor May 11, 2016
After a nationwide search, Ithaca College has appointed Gerard Turbide as the vice president for enrollment management, according to a statement from the college posted on Intercom on May 11. Turbide has served as interim vice president since June 2015.

College and City: Feb 20

February 19, 2014

Cornell professors to give talks about Israel boycott Ithaca College will host two speakers Feb. 25 to represent each side of the debate on the academic boycott of Israeli higher education institutions. Eric...

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