Last spring an invitation went out to senior occupational therapy majors to join a unique research opportunity. Julie Dorsey, assistant professor of occupational therapy, was looking for students to help conduct a needs assessment for the Ithaca Free Clinic. I had often wondered about the clinic, and I jumped at the chance to be involved with this research.
Last fall Ithaca College occupational therapy students and faculty began volunteering their skills to uninsured members of the Ithaca community at the Ithaca Free Clinic.
Among the services offered are range-of-motion exercises to increase functional abilities, customized splints, community reentry skills training, and other meaningful support in areas such as patient education, home...
It’s been a good year for Ithaca College.
For the 12th year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked IC among the top 10 master’s universities in the north.
But the accolades don’t stop there. The magazine’s America’s Best Colleges report placed Ithaca as the highest-ranking school in its category in New York...
Ithaca is best known as a college town, but did you know it also has a rich filmmaking history? From 1910 to 1920, two independent producers, the Wharton brothers, opened their own movie studio in town and helped to make Ithaca the home of the silent film industry. Though the cameras are no longer rolling, film buffs and indie enthusiasts won’t be disappointed by Ithaca’s eclectic...
Before Hollywood, humble Ithaca, New York, was a film capital of the world. The year was 1912: the height of the silent film era.
Theodore Wharton, a producer from Wisconsin, came to Ithaca to film a Cornell University football game for the Chicago Essanay Film Company. Wharton was stunned by Ithaca’s natural beauty and decided it was the perfect backdrop for his films. Theodore...
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