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IC Faces of Change

  1. Benjamin Costello ’97 I organized a benefit concert to raise money to help the family of the woman who was killed in the Simeon’s accident.
  2. Namarah McCall ’15 I am the Music Director of @omg_voicestream and my goal is to uplift both the members of Voicestream and the community of IC through the enjoyment and sharing of music.
  3. Deb Mohlenhoff ’92 I ran for office and am now in my 2nd four-year term on Ithaca's City Council and serve as the Acting Mayor.
  4. Jaylene Clark Owens ’10 When I found out there was no slam poetry group on campus, I took the opportunity to start one. Spit That! turned out to be the perfect complement to my education in the Department of Theatre Arts.
  5. Irene Scott ’03 I support Days for Girls International by donating and volunteering. Days for Girls empowers women and girls around the globe providing sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education. I nominated Days for Girls to receive the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian prize for 2015, the world’s largest humanitarian award at $1.5 million.
  6. Noreyana Fernando ’15 I helped start Ithaca College’s Student Buddy Program. The buddy program puts incoming international students in touch with current IC students.
  7. Mary Claire Hartford ’15 I am the president of IC Project Generations: A Friendly Visiting Program, where we work to bridge the gap between college students and older adults by providing friendly visiting services in the Ithaca community.
  8. Angela Poffenbaugh ’18 In IC Catholic Community, we give back from visiting homeless shelters to retirement homes.
  9. Faith Meckley ’17 I'm walking across the USA in the @ClimateMarch to inspire action on #climatechange.
  10. Devon Glover ’12 Devon takes classical literature, including Shakespeare, and infuses it with modern day hip hop, blues, and jazz.
  11. Molly Israel ’05 I help plan an annual fundraiser to raise money for Alzheimers patients and their caregivers. Our event helped fund Project Lifesaver, a project that supplies locator wristbands to Alzheimer's patients who tend to wander.
  12. Colleen O'Meara ’16 I'm on the e-board of IC Heart4Heart. We raise funds for children's heart surgeries!
  13. Jonathan Escoffery ’02 Escoffery’s NYC –based program, Building Young Minds, connects high school students with people in the industry that they are learning about. More than 150 students have completed the program, and many have gone on to college and careers.
  14. Anne McClure Furry ’55 Anne is a founder and former mayor of the Village of Lansing and a former music teacher and coordinator of the Ithaca City School District’s K–12 music program. She established the Anne McClure Furry ’55 Endowment Fund at IC in 2005.
  15. Donathan Brown From analyzing campaign strategies to discussing cultural conflict rhetoric, communication studies professor Brown makes sure his students are thinking critically about the media messages they receive.
  16. Kelli B. Grant ’04 I write articles that help people take control of their finances & make smarter money choices.
  17. Leila Welton ’16 I teach violin at Southside Community Center every Monday with IC professors, and I also teach violin to Ithacans and we go around retirement homes to play for the residents. I also adopt animals from the SPCA - I have two cats and my dog, Lily!
  18. Shey Aponte ’17 I love going to Longview and playing bingo! A little help goes a long way!
  19. Heike Marie Domine ’11 I teach Spanish in Newark, N.J., where I help empower kids of color to change the world and use their voices.
  20. Andrea Wollin ’17 I play bingo at Longview every week. The smiling faces assure me that we have made someone's day.
  21. Sean Harkin ’15 Since my sophomore year, I’ve been working alongside IC’s music professors to complete an acoustical analysis of Ford Hall, one of the Whalen Center’s main concert halls.
  22. Anne Hyland Woodard ’81 I create change by educating people on cancer awareness and by raising funds for cancer research through the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life events.
  23. Zack Ford ’07 At @ThinkProgress, advocating for LGBT social justice every day!
  24. Rebecca Schorr ’93 I organized 75 rabbis to shave their heads to raise money/awareness #36rabbis #childhoodcancer
  25. Maddy Clark ’16 I'm president of IC More Than Me, a student organization that focuses on raising funds and awareness for girls’ education in Liberia, West Africa.
  26. Evans ’84 I support public education as a board member of the Ithaca Public Education Initiative— IPEI.
  27. Chris Kelley ’16 I am the secretary and treasurer of @ithacacollege Athlete Ally, a club on campus focused on promoting homosexual and transsexual equality on varsity sports teams.
  28. IC Women in Communication Parkies gather on Wednesdays to promote positive change for women in the workplace!
  29. Jenna Harner ’16 Being a tour guide and getting to help prospective students choose the best school in the country!
  30. Francesca “Chessie” Esce ’17 I am the founder and president of @icpayitforward, a group dedicated to promoting the importance of random acts of kindness and performing good deeds, no matter how small, around campus!
  31. Geneva Faraci ’16 I help at the children's room at my library back home to help promote literacy in my community
  32. Taylor Moody ’18 I work and volunteer at the local nursing home during the winter break and summer. I also work at a kid’s camp within the home that creates connections between elders and kids. The goal is to eliminate feelings of loneliness, helplessness and boredom among elders.
  33. Jeremy Levine ’06 Jeremy and Landon Van Soest ’04 create award-winning documentaries focusing on poverty and inequality in the US and around the world.
  34. Lewis Kendall ’14 I volunteered with environmental orgs UBELONG and Jatun Sacha in Ecuador part of my senior year at IC.
  35. Abbe Lyons ’87 Abbe is the executive director of the Ithaca Health Alliance, as in addition to being a cantor at Ithaca’s Congregation Tikkun v’Or.
  36. Mary Bubala ’91 Mary did a series of stories on sexual assaults at the U.S. Naval Academy. .
  37. Jessica Lawrence ’97 Jessica traveled across the United States by bike during the Summer of 2013. She raised more than $25,000 to help combat childhood obesity.
  38. Noah Berlow ’04 Noah produced and edited Dropping the Knife: Kurdistan, a documentary on female genital mutilation that aired in 2013 on BBC World News and BBC Arabic TV, and reached a potential global audience of 30 million viewers.
  39. Active Minds We are Active Minds, and we work to change the conversation about mental health!
  40. Alec Mitchell ’12 Alec is the coordinator of Rev Ithaca Startup Works – a new organization that helps launch new businesses and grow ideas in the Ithaca area.
  41. Alexa I was raised by an IC student to be a guide dog and change a life through Guiding Eyes For the Blind. After further consideration, I decided that I would rather save many lives and now I'm in training with MSA Security to be a bomb sniffing dog.
  42. Susannah Faulkner ’11 Recruited by Udi’s Gluten Free Foods as their university outreach specialist after she graduated, Susannah moved to London to start an Udi's UK division.
  43. Marianne Santoro Loose ’89 and John Loose ’87 Marianne and John co-founded Lauren’s First and Goal, a non-profit that raises money for pediatric cancer research and family support and services. Lauren’s First and Goal has raised over $1.5 million.
  44. Kaitlyn Clarke ’16 I'm on the e-board for @ithacawic to help women further their futures in communications!
  45. Lauren Goldberg ’13 Lauren founded Bomber Bikes, a group that promotes sustainable transportation by improving bicycle infrastructure, launching a bike-share program, and expanding bike culture on campus.
  46. Dan Cohen ’76 Dan directed and produced An Article of Hope, which follows a miniature Torah scroll from the horrors of a concentration camp to the Columbia space shuttle.
  47. Debra Pollard Perez ’86 Debra serves on the IC Business Advisory Council to provide opportunities for internships and future job placements for students.
  48. Erin Michael ’05 Erin co-created Team Kennedy Krieger, a charity team in the Baltimore Running Festival that encourages patients to get involved in fitness.
  49. Michael Segal ’86 Michael and his company, Advisors Asset Management, hold yearly fundraisers in Charlotte, N.C., for the Saint Baldrick’s Foundation.
  50. Annette Ford Bahun ’87 Annette is a flutist in the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas Post 264. The all-volunteer band performs up to 30 concerts annually.
  51. Jonathan Newell ’88 Jonathan is the founder of the Hudson River Music Hall, a not-for- profit performance space, arts education center, and art gallery in Hudson Falls, New York, where he is now executive director.
  52. Kristina King ’15 I run a student nonprofit consulting firm that helps jumpstart nonprofits in the Ithaca community!
  53. Luke Keller Luke Keller maintains research programs in imaging and spectroscopic instrumentation and in the astrophysics of star formation and planetary system formation.
  54. Brian DeMaris ’02 Brian is the director of opera and musical theatre at IC and is also the music director and co-founder of the Mill City Summer Opera (MCSO) in Minneapolis.
  55. Rachel Huley ’17 I like to tell everyone on campus how beautiful they are every day.
  56. Barbara Newborn ’73 Barbara uses yoga therapy to help people overcome serious injuries and disabilities like she did.
  57. Jeff Ball ’03 In addition to leading the Brooklyn Wind Symphony, Jeff is the director of bands at the Grand St. Campus High School in Brooklyn.
  58. Doug Levine ’98 In addition the running Ithaca’s Sate Theatre, Doug is an active member of the Ithaca Rotary club and co-chairs the annual "Share the Warmth Campaign.”
  59. Christopher Toone ’13 Christopher and a few classmates in the Semester at Sea program formed the Senase Project, a nonprofit org that aims to empower townspeople in an African village and address problems of malaria, water quality, and access to medical care.
  60. Leonisa Ardizzone ’90 Leonisa is the founder and president of Storefront Science, a center in New York City that provides supplemental science education to students attending city schools.
  61. Lev Saltonstall ’10 Lev and his dad, Pete Saltonstall, donated half a ton of compost from their winery, King Ferry Winery, to a Bronx elementary school’s garden program.
  62. Will Rubenstein ’94 Will and his wife, Sandy ’95, own and operate Camp Wingate*Kirkland on 40 acres in Yarmouth Port, M.A. They built a home there and have gone about the business of creating memorable experiences for 180 youngsters each summer.
  63. Skott Freedman Jones My research focuses on language science, including variables that impact our speech perception and production. Some of my lab projects include word learning, phonological similarity, and autism awareness.
  64. Maria Butragio I manage the Campus Center for IC Campus Center and Event Services to ensure that all IC students have a place to meet, hang out, and attend awesome events!
  65. Kyra Mancine ’89 Kyra volunteers as a board member for Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester, NY.
  66. Chloe Lewis ’16 I am the outreach coordinator of IC Athlete Ally. Athlete Ally is one of IC’s many LGBTQ+ outreach groups focused on promoting acceptance, inclusion, tolerance, and above all, equality, for LGBTQ+ athletes on varsity sports teams.
  67. Teeny Lamothe ’07 Teeny works to make the world a better place by making delicious pies.
  68. Vanessa Calaban ’11 Since graduating in 2011, I have helped my community by becoming an advocate for reproductive rights in Massachusetts and across the country. Reproductive rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights!
  69. Dan Leibel ’14 Dan is the founder of IC Student Volunteers for Special Olympics, and has coached several athletes with disabilities.
  70. Eric Leibensberger ’05 Eric’s work on the environment has shown that pollution over the eastern United States has delayed the warming that we would expect to see from increasing greenhouse gases.