Two New Dana Professorships Awarded


Two distinguished faculty members have been selected as Charles A. Dana professors, an award at Ithaca College that recognizes significant contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. Luke Keller, professor of physics and astronomy, and Abraham Mulugetta, professor of finance and international business, will each serve as Dana professors for a five-year term.

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Town of Ithaca considers removing IC from fire district

By Breana Cacciotti

ITHACA, NY – After years of providing the entirety of Ithaca College with fire protection services, the Town of Ithaca wants to cut back.

The Town has been trying to get the college to make a contribution to the town for the past few years to help cover the cost of fire protection services, but Town Supervisor Bill Goodman says the college won’t agree to contribute.

The Town of Ithaca pays $3.2 million to the City of Ithaca to contract their fire department and about 25 percent of service calls go to the college’s campus, according to Goodman.

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Hundreds stand in solidarity after Orlando shooting

June 14, 2016 – For Talk 1300

United as one, the LGBT community of the Capital Region and supporters came together today for a candlelit vigil to honor the victims and survivors of Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.


Community members come together to remember the lives lost.

The vigil in West Capitol Park outside the state Capitol was one of many held across the Capital Region and the nation. The speakers, and the many of the hundreds in attendance, recognized the strides toward equality and acceptance the LGBT community has made over the years, but acknowledged Sunday’s shooting brought home the unfathomable degree of hate that still exists.

“We are not afraid. We’re not deterred, we are not distracted,” said In Our Own Voices Board of Directors chairman, Dr. Robert Miller. “We stand sure-footed and determined to despair fear and to evidence love and compassion in every one of our actions.”

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Third Annual Ithaca Fringe Festival

April 17, 2016

The Ithaca Fringe Festival came to town this past week. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how this festival features unique forms of emerging art.

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Ithaca YMCA Healthy Kids Day

April 10, 2016

Kids of all ages came out to the YMCA of Tompkins County for their Annual Healthy Kids Day Event. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on how the event helped kids learn about their health and fitness.

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Cold Weather Threatens Farmers

April 3, 2016

Cold winter temperatures this week could mean bad news for local farmers. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on the impact it will have on produce.

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TCAT Pushes for Funding

March 27, 2016

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, better known as TCAT in Ithaca, wants it’s riders to advocate to state legislators for more funding. Reporter Breana Cacciotti has more on the push for funds.

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