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Ithaca 101: Unlocking Ithaca’s Best Kept Secrets

Ithaca Falls Room
Ithaca is Gorges – you’ve seen it on T-shirts and bumper stickers. Now is your chance to experience the city behind the slogan. This presentation includes “gorges” images, great information and a Q&A session at the end so that you can get personalized trip-planning advice from local tourism specialists. Presented by the Ithaca and Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Shabbat Services – reform and conservative

Muller Chapel
Join the Ithaca College Hillel organization for Shabbat services in Muller Chapel.

One World Concert

Emerson Suites
As part of International Education Month, this concert is dedicated to the appreciation of arts, music, dance, and other performances representing different cultures in the United States and internationally.

Shabbat Dinner

Muller Chapel Fireplace
Enjoy a light Shabbat meal.

A conversation with President Shirley M. Collado

Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall
Join Ithaca College's ninth president Shirley M. Collado as she engages families in a conversation about Ithaca College and the richness of our students' IC experience. President Collado will give brief remarks, then open the floor to your questions. She will be joined at the event by members of her senior leadership team.

International Opportunities

Klingenstein Lounge
An informative introduction to the study abroad opportunities available to your students.

Open House: Roy H. Park School of Communications

Park Hall Lobby
Enjoy coffee with Dean Diane Gayeski, faculty and staff. Students are encouraged to show their families where they take classes and work on cocurricular activities and to introduce their professors.

Open House: School of Business

111 Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise
Enjoy interactive presentations by the Peer Advisors Team and faculty about student involvement, experiential learning, internships, study abroad and career development. Enjoy a reception with the deans, faculty and staff following the presentation.

Open House: School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

Center for Health Sciences Atrium
Join Dean Petrosino and faculty for coffee and conversation. Explore student research posters and academic achievements throughout the halls of the Center for Health Sciences. Students are encouraged to show their families where they take classes in the buildings.

Open House: School of Humanities and Sciences

Williams Hall, Second Floor
Explore the H&S Summer Scholars poster exhibition, where H&S students will talk about their summer experience with faculty-mentored research, scholarship, and creative projects. Enjoy coffee with the H&S deans, faculty, staff and students. The academic director of the Exploratory Program will also be on hand to talk with families of Exploratory students.

Open House: School of Music

McHenry Lobby (fourth floor), Whalen Center for Music
Enjoy coffee with the School of Music’s dean and faculty.

Protestant Community Evensong

Muller Chapel
Enjoy worshiping casually with our students at this music filled praise event.

Celebration in the Center

Campus Center - Various Locations
Following the fireworks show on the Campus Center Quad at 7:00 pm, please join us in the Campus Center to enjoy variety of short student performances that will be occurring concurrently throughout the building. Guests are encouraged to explore and discover our incredibly talented student groups including performances featuring a cappella, spoken word, dancing, comedy, and theatre. Don't forget to stop by and warm up by our beautiful outdoor fire pit, snap some pictures in the photo booth and enjoy some delicious post-dinner treats.

Farewell Brunch

Campus Center Dining Hall and IC Square
Enjoy a special farewell brunch with your student. There will be opportunities to write a letter to your student that we will deliver during finals week and to make a wish for their future. Brunch is on us for family members (students should swipe their ID if they have a meal plan).

Catholic Mass and reception

Muller Chapel
Join your student for mass followed by a reception.