Poughquag Native Robert Barbieri Participates in Leadership Academy


Poughquag Native Robert Barbieri Participates in Leadership Academy

ITHACA, NY (04/02/2015)(readMedia)– Robert Barbieri, a sophomore Sport Management major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College and member of the football team, is learning valuable leadership skills in Ithaca College’s Leadership Academy, the nation’s premier Division III sports leadership development program.

The Leadership Academy, led by associate professor Greg Shelley, instills traits and philosophies applicable in sport participation as well as professional and personal endeavors.

Approximately 300 student-athletes representing all 27 varsity sports are participating in the program.

Barbieri will receive special recognition upon completion of the program, and undergo personal development applicable after graduation from Ithaca College.


From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study. Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the College is home to 6,100 undergraduate and 460 graduate students.

Author: Harlem Valley News