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Virginia Mansfield-Richardson, associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, is in charge of the working group that drafted a policy regarding the use of drones on Ithaca College’s campus at its first meeting on Nov. 14.

IC prepares to create drone policy for on-campus use

By Max Denning, Staff Writer November 19, 2014
The college is preparing to draft a policy regarding the use of unmanned aerial systems, commonly referred to as drones, on campus.
Ithaca College needs to create drone policy

Ithaca College needs to create drone policy

September 17, 2014

Unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, are being used as educational tools after years of military use. Although the Federal Aviation Administration does not regulate drones under 55 pounds...

The Ithacans newly purchased drone flies above the Carp Wood field to capture an aerial view.

Ithaca College considers drone use in academic setting

By Max Denning, Contributing Writer September 10, 2014
Four glossy, white, plastic rotor blades propel its 40-ounce frame, complete with a camera capable of shooting video or taking still photographs up to 100 meters in the air. It can cost as little as $200, but using one for commercial purposes can result in a $10,000 fine.
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