Within the Roy H. Park School of Communications, students can become involved with variousaward-winning student media and learn how to broadcast andreport on sporting events.- more -Ithaca College AthleticsPage 2 of 3
The fitness center is one of the busiestplaces on Ithaca’s campus. It houses more than 50 pieces of cardio equipment and other fitness materials, a 1,900-square-foot aerobics room, a 26-foot-high climbing wall, as well asover 14,000-square-feet of free floor space for differentactivities.
Athletics and Events Center:
Opened and dedicated in2011, this sate-of-the-art facility is one of the largest indoorvenues in Tompkins County and the largest constructionproject ever completed at Ithaca College. This LEED-certifiedbuilding is home to most of the IC sports teams, but isavailable for use by all students, faculty, staff, friends of ICand Longview residents.
Roy H. Park School of Communications:
There areseveral locations within Park that aid students in broadcastingand reporting Bomber news. There are four television studios,two radio studios and an HD remote production truck thatallow students to gain valuable hands-on broadcastingexperience.
, Ithaca’s student-run award-winningnewspaper also allows students the opportunity to report onBomber sports events as well as other athletics.
Ithaca College’s athletic rival is the State University of New York at Cortland Red Dragons. The yearly football gamematch-up between the Bombers and the Red Dragons iscalled “Cortaca”. In 1991, John Walters of Sports Illustrateddubbed Cortaca as the biggest little game in the nation. In1959, a jug painted red, blue, gold and white was introducedand the winner of the game now carries it back with them,and it is known as the Cortaca Jug. Ithaca leads the trophyseries 34-19, but Cortland is currently in possession.
Students stay active while expanding their skills tobecome successful in all aspects of life. According to theOffice of Recreational Sports, athletics at IC “help educate,