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May 28, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College on track to meet diversity training deadlines

By | May 9, 2016

“I do feel they’re important,” Earle said. “I think it’s a good first step. In some ways, the problems we had, like the staff had, are some of the same problems that I think we’re going to have with diversity and inclusion.”

Ithaca College MLK scholars present on race and stereotypes

By | Apr 27, 2016

“I think it’s a representation of what it feels like when coming into a community,” Hall said. “It feels like an interview, and if not everything fits, then it’s ostracizing.”

Theater arts department discusses diversity with students

By | Apr 19, 2016

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College has hosted several meetings to discuss issues regarding diversity within the department.

Ithaca College clarifies progress and holdups on diversity plan

By , | Mar 23, 2016

In a recent announcement, the college laid out parts of the diversity action plan that are on track — such as developing a Fall 2016 campus-climate survey — and parts of the plan that are falling behind — such as developing a community review board for the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Ithaca College likely to miss diversity action plan deadlines

By | Mar 2, 2016

In Fall 2015, Ithaca College set a timeline for addressing issues regarding diversity and campus climate. Although the plan covers a timeline of roughly 2 1/2 years, Roger Richardson, associate provost of diversity, inclusion and engagement and interim chief diversity officer, said it is not realistic for all deadlines to be made.

Ithaca College allows students of different sex to be roommates

By | Feb 23, 2016

Ithaca College recently announced its new open-housing policy, allowing students to select roommates regardless of sex or gender.

Q&A: LGBT program director discusses his new book

By | Feb 4, 2016

Luca Maurer, program director for the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services, with his co-author Eli Green, assistant professor of public health at William Paterson University, published their book, “The Teaching Transgender Toolkit,” three months ago. Staff writer Elena Piech spoke with Luca Maurer about his book, the writing process and transgender rights.

Consulting firm for campus-climate survey visits Ithaca College

By , | Feb 3, 2016

Rankin & Associates, a third-party consulting company, presented to Ithaca College students, faculty and staff Feb. 2 regarding its plans to develop and carry out the survey.

Empowerment explored with Black History Month events

By | Feb 1, 2016

IC will be celebrating Black History Month during February, with various organizations hosting movie screenings, student panels, and performances.

Q&A: New associate VP of marketing discusses future plans

By | Dec 23, 2015

Ithaca College is in the process of changing its marketing strategy. In mid-November, the college hired Jennifer Campbell as the new associate vice president of marketing communications to carry this out. Staff Writer Elena Piech spoke with Campbell to discuss her move to South Hill, future marketing plans and her opinion of the college.

POC at IC issues demands, confronts Rochon at walk-out

By , | Dec 11, 2015

The familiar “Tom Rochon; no confidence” chant took a new form at POC at IC’s “Demands Walk-out” Dec. 11. POC at IC summoned Ithaca College President Tom Rochon to the stage at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center during a walk-out to hear a formal list of demands, with the crowd chanting: “Tom Rochon, resign.”

POC at IC occupies Peggy Ryan Williams Center for third day

By , | Dec 9, 2015

Members of the student protest group POC at IC continue their occupation of Peggy Ryan Williams Center Dec. 9. As of 6 p.m., around 30 members and supporters of POC at IC sit in the lobby and second floor of PRW.