Ithaca is regularly recognized for restaurants like Moosewood and its thriving farmer’s market, but it is rarely considered a fast food mecca.
Ithaca College’s Information Technology Services is laying the groundwork for a planned switch from Blackboard, the college’s current courseware learning system, to Sakai, a competing system, because of an expected cost increase and complaints about Blackboard’s level of customer service.
Ithaca College dropped from the grade of A to B in the 2011 green report card’s food and recycling category after being unable to provide statistics on local and sustainable food.
Andrew Orgel ’74 has helped launch TV stations including Nickelodeon, MTV and A&E. He’s founded and cofounded a number of media companies such as 1Degree Media and Interactive Enterprises and has been labeled by Success Magazine as the man who “made TV interactive.”
Capt. Daniel L. Weed, a commanding officer of the U.S. navy and professor of naval science for the Naval ROTC program at Cornell University, said his years of military service have been some of the most important in his life.
Starting next semester, courses will be offered at Ithaca College that introduce basic community involvement as part of the curriculum in a broader experiment with community engagement modules.
E-book sales at Ithaca College have remained at 5 percent since their introduction to the college campus two years ago, Rod Beers, textbook operations manager of the college’s bookstore, said.
A rally declaring a national “jobs emergency” was held at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Commons Wednesday, calling for living wages and fair employment in response to the high joblessness across the country.