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While competing in the Baltimore Running Festival in 2011, Erin Michael ’05 noticed how few hand cyclists there were in the race. As a physical therapist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Michael helps rehabilitate patients with spinal cord injuries, and it occurred to her during the race that her patients might benefit from participating in it.

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Twinkling lights lit the room, and winter-themed decorations adorned the walls. The women were elegant in floor-length dresses, and the men dressed to impress in bow ties and sport coats. But instead of taking a stretch limo to this prom, participants took the shuttle from Longview’s residential living community for seniors.

This was Project Generations’ first senior citizen prom, held at Ithaca College, and the oldest attendee was 95.

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A determined athlete overcomes injury to play lacrosse for IC.

Alec Siefert ’09 is a star player for Ithaca’s varsity lacrosse team. He balances the typical schedule of a college athlete, keeping up with the rigors of his business administration major while going to practice every day. To get where he is today, however, he’s had to overcome an ...

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The Physical Therapy department recently held an information session with PT students and Chris Remillard '03, a physical therapist with the military. Via video conference from Iraq, the students were able to ask Remillard questions about what it's like to be a physical therapist in a war zone. Some questions they asked involved the rights of PTs in the military,...

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At the 12th annual Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society meeting April 11-14 in Springfield, MA., Candace Nomides, an Ithaca College physical therapy graduate student, presented her research on ankle strength of people with tendonitis. Her research, conducted over the past nine months, was funded by a grant from the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society....

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