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College receives prelitigation letters from RIAA

By | Dec 13, 2007

Fifteen Ithaca College students received prelitigation notices today from the Recording Industry Association of America for illegal file sharing. David Weil, director of Web, Systems and Departmental Services, said the college received the letters yesterday from Apogee, the college’s Internet service provider, which identified 15 IP addresses within the college’s network that had infringed copyright…

Spitzer vetoes ‘Longview Bill’

By | Dec 13, 2007

Though a proposed bill to increase the number of skilled nursing beds at Longview, the assisted living facility located on Route 96B, was vetoed last Wednesday, administration at the facility said they are meeting with officials from the New York State Department of Health immediately to come up with legislation that would be passed by…

Faculty council chair reflects on position

By | Nov 15, 2007

News Editor Erin Geismar spoke with Tsegaye about his time on the council and his hopes for its future. Erin Geismar: What does the faculty council do? Gossa Tsegaye: It’s basically a group of faculty who are elected by the individual schools and division to represent the faculty issues from curriculum to policy, promotion, recruitment,…

Living below the line

By | Nov 8, 2007

Before the sun rises every day, Marvin Lanscown, a sanitation worker for the City of Ithaca, has picked up the trash from outside the homes of Ithaca residents all over town. But at the end of the day, he doesn’t have a home of his own to return to. Lanscown and his daughter, Katie, have…

ENS tested for students and faculty

By | Nov 1, 2007

The second test of Ithaca College’s Emergency Notification System (ENS) last Thursday successfully reached 95 percent of the community members who provided their contact information. Dave Maley, director of media relations, said the test began at 12:14 p.m. In 45 minutes, each phone number that had been provided was called up to three times, an…

UCU declares boycott ‘illegal’

By | Oct 25, 2007

On Sept. 28, the British Union of Colleges and Universities (UCU) announced its proposed boycott of Israeli academia would not be implemented. The UCU, an organization of British academics, proposed the boycott earlier this year and was scheduled to vote on the issue in November. According to the UCU’s Web site, the organization sought legal…

Business dean to stay at college

By | Oct 12, 2007

Susan Engelkemeyer announced yesterday that she would be continuing her position at Ithaca College as the dean of the School of Business. Last week, The Ithacan Online reported Engelkemeyer was a finalist for business school deanships at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and Providence College in Providence, R.I. Engelkemeyer said she has withdrawn from one…

Life in the Jungle

By | Sep 28, 2007

Last weekend, more than 200 students and community members sat under the stars on a perfect autumn night. They were at the edge of the Jungle. On Sept. 22, Gossa Tsegaye, assistant professor of television-radio at Ithaca College, held a free public viewing of his two-year-long project, “The Jungle’s Edge,” which explored the history and…

President defends decision not to sign anti-boycott statement

By | Sep 21, 2007

President Peggy R. Williams responded last Tuesday to concerns of alumni and members of the Ithaca College community that she did not oppose a proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions. In an announcement on Intercom, the college’s online information Web site, Williams defended her decision to decline to join hundreds of other college presidents around…

Dean Erlich announces plans for retirement

By | Aug 23, 2007

Howard Erlich, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, announced Monday his plans to retire in May 2008. Erlich will spend the 2008-09 academic year on sabbatical and has the opportunity to rejoin the faculty in the Department of Speech Communication in Fall 2009, according to Dave Maley, associate director of…

Students present building plans

By | May 3, 2007

A sustainable sewage system, wireless Internet access and a trading room with double the floor space than the one in Smiddy Hall were some of the features of the new School of Business previewed in a presentation last Tuesday in Williams Hall. The presentation was given by four students who are part of the Business…

What lies beneath

By | May 3, 2007

Like millions of employees around the country this morning, Cargill employees will begin their workday waiting to cram into an elevator that will bring them to their job site. But as this elevator descends 2,300 feet below Cayuga Lake, workers spend six minutes completely in the dark, with the exception of the detachable lights on…