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In recent years, the track and field and softball programs at Ithaca College have developed partnerships with Cornell University athletics. During the 2023–2024 academic year, both the track and field team and the softball team competed against Cornell.

Athletic programs forge relationships across the hill with Cornell University

By Augustine Daudu, Staff Writer April 24, 2024
Ithaca College and Cornell University are not only united by location but also through sports. Over the decades, the track and field and softball programs of both Ithaca and Cornell have formed interdependent relationships that benefit both schools through facility usage and inter-division competition. 
From left to right, sophomore Eli Robinson, senior Jonathon Ramos, and sophomore Ben Gutchess practice for their Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sept. 28.

Best Frisbee Friends: Ultimate Frisbee teams embrace spirit of sport

By Connor Wood, Staff Writer October 3, 2019
The Ithaca College men's and women's Ultimate Frisbee teams provide a welcoming and competitive environment to compete in a unique sport.
Junior forward Miles Herman hands off the ball to senior guard Carroll Rich in the Bombers’ 86–84 win over SUNY Cortland on Nov. 28.

Transfer student joins Bombers and makes immediate impact

By Max O'Neill, Staff Writer December 14, 2017
After transferring colleges twice, junior forward Miles Herman has found a place on the Ithaca College men's basketball team.
Freshman wide receiver Will Gladney talks with wide receivers coach Reece Petty between drills during football practice April 23 at Higgins Stadium. Petty was hired by head coach Dan Swanstrom on April 13.

New wide receivers coach switches up his game

By Caitie Ihrig, Sports Editor April 26, 2017
Wide receivers coach Reece Petty changes up his game as he transitions from coach Division I to coaching Division III football.
Junior wide receiver JR Zazzara is tackeled at the 1-yard line after a 40-yard reception from senior quarterback Wolfgang Shafer Sept. 3 in Butterfield Stadium. The Bombers went on to win 14–9 in their first game of the season.

Football player transfers to IC from Division I University

By Matt Hornick, Staff Writer September 7, 2016
Junior JR Zazzara transferred from the University at Buffalo this year. When looking for schools, he said Ithaca College was the only place he wanted to go,=.

UPDATED: New Vice President of HR named at Ithaca College

By Michael Tkaczevski, Senior Writer February 28, 2016
Brian Dickens has been chosen as the new vice president of human resources at Ithaca College. Dickens was officially named to the position Feb. 26. His responsibilities at the college will include overseeing benefits and compensation, payroll, and diversity and inclusion.
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