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Professors paid below national average

By | Apr 29, 2010

Assistant professors at Ithaca College are making as much as $7,000 less on average than the national average for faculty of their level.

Inch-a-Thon raises money for Locks of Love

By | Nov 8, 2007

When junior Megan Dougherty walked by tables set up in the North Foyer on Monday, she thought she would only get a haircut, but ended up donating 8 inches at the Shoshana Rudnick Inch-a-Thon. “I’ve been growing my hair really long for awhile in hopes to donate, but I wasn’t planning on today,” Dougherty said.…

More illegal music notices issued by RIAA

By | Oct 11, 2007

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has sent 124 takedown notices to Ithaca College students this semester, warning them to remove illegally obtained or shared music from their computers. David Weil, director of Web, Systems and Departmental Services, said takedown notices are a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) allowing the copyright…

Cell phone traffic violations increase

By | Sep 28, 2007

The number of tickets issued for cell phone use in moving vehicles on the Ithaca College campus has increased this fall. Between Jan. 1 and June 30, Public Safety issued 17 tickets for cell phone violations. But in just a 6-week period between Aug. 1 and Sept. 19, there were 20 tickets issued for cell…

College sets enrollment goal at 1,632

By | May 3, 2007

Freshman deposits for 2007–08 year reached 838 on April 20, according to Carl Sgrecci, vice president of finance and administration. Ithaca College received 12,504 total applications, a 1.3 percent increase from last year’s 12,339 applications, according to Larry Metzger, dean of enrollment planning. Acceptance offers were given to 8,337 students, nearly 67 percent of the…

Relying on nature’s roots

By | Apr 26, 2007

According to Rene Borgella, picture-perfect, neatly trimmed lawns are the opposite of natural landscaping. “We’re basically fighting nature to have a lawn,” said Borgella, assistant professor of biology. “Alternative landscaping is … more in synergy with the natural ecosystem, as opposed to doing the exact opposite.” So the environmental studies capstone course, taught by Borgella,…

At the top of his game

By | Apr 5, 2007

For the next five weeks, The Ithacan will feature graduating seniors who have made significant contributions to the college and community. While at home in Candor, N.Y., senior Peter Berg helps his father, the second-largest weapons manufacturer in Tioga County, sell atlatls, ancient spear-throwing devices. “My dad has never had a job in his life,”…

The power to take control

By | Mar 8, 2007

After sophomore Jill Cadby learned one of her friends was raped off campus last October, she said she was inspired to educate other students at Ithaca College about how to prevent rape and violence. “Women do have the power to fight back, and anyone has the power to fight back,” she said. “They can stand…

College takes part in global conference

By | Feb 22, 2007

Ithaca College joined more than 60 countries Tuesday in The 2010 Imperative: Global Emergency Teach-In, a Web cast about sustainable strategies that can prevent the contributions buildings make to global warming. The live Web conference, held in Emerson Suites, focused on sustainable building techniques and was geared toward architects, planners, designers and other professionals in…

Dining changes reduce waste

By | Feb 2, 2007

Students eating at the Terraces Dining Hall will now get prepared entrées from a full service hot line in an effort to reduce waste and encourage healthy eating habits. Jeffrey Scott, general manager of dining services, said the previous buffet-style line at the Charleston Market was replaced during break, and hopes increased customer service will…

Professors research cancer screenings

By | Dec 15, 2006

Srijana Bajracharya, associate professor of health promotion and physical education, and Janet Wigglesworth, associate dean for graduate and clinical services, presented a paper Nov. 8 titled “Knowledge Regarding Colorectal Cancer (CRC)” at the American Public Health Association annual meeting in Boston, Mass. The paper, based on surveys of Ithaca College employees aged 45 to 60,…

Junior gives trustees perspective on campus concerns

By | Dec 1, 2006

When he came to Ithaca College as a freshman, junior Josh Keniston had only the vaguest idea of what the board of trustees did. But this year, the communication management and design major is a full-fledged voting member of the board, where he, along with 29 other members, makes decisions about the college’s budget and…