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December 2, 2022
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College Briefs Sept. 15

Coach buses for Cortaca offered for round trip to Yankee Stadium

Ithaca College is offering students the opportunity to ride in coach buses to the Cortaca Jug 2022 game Nov. 12 at Yankee Stadium. There will be nine buses leaving at 7:45 a.m. from the Athletics and Events Center parking lot that will arrive at Yankee Stadium at 1 p.m. and return to the college after the game. Tickets cost $20 and students can purchase tickets online before Oct. 15 by filling out the form on Intercom. To ride the bus, students will have to show their Ithaca College ID and have a ticket to the game, and they must also return to the college on the bus. There will be breakfast and snacks provided to students who choose to take the bus. Students who purchase tickets are able to cancel them until Nov. 4. Students with questions or trying to cancel bus tickets should contact the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life at studentaffairs@ithaca.edu.

Aid available for studying abroad from international scholarship

Students planning to study abroad in winter or Spring 2023 or during the 2023-24 academic year and who are Federal Pell Grant recipients can apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The program will award over 3,600 scholarships of up to $5,000 for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens and Federal Pell Grant recipients to study abroad. Military Veterans are given preference for scholarships when other qualifications are equal between applicants. Student need and the period spent abroad will determine the amount of money an applicant may receive. The goal of this program is to provide students with financial limitations the opportunity to study or intern abroad, which also supports historically underrepresented students in abroad education. There are additional awards available through the Gilman program. These are the Gilman-McCain Scholarship, awarded to students who receive Title IV or federal financial aid and are dependents of active-duty military service members, and the Critical Need Language award, which is an additional scholarship of up to $3,000 for students studying a critical need language while abroad. Students looking for more information can visit the Gilman Scholarship website. Students looking for information regarding study abroad opportunities while at Ithaca College can contact the Office of International Programs through email at studyabroad@ithaca.edu.

College seeks student volunteers to be on conduct review board

Ithaca College students can apply to be volunteer members of the student conduct review board in the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS). Students selected to serve on the board will hear cases of misconduct and help determine if students should be punished for what they did and if so, how. Students who want to apply should be in good standing both academically with the college and with SCCS and they should also be able to participate in a training session. Board members will generally participate in hearings that will last one to three hours about one to three times a semester; when hearings are scheduled, board members provide their availability and only some participate. Students can apply to the position online. Anyone requesting accommodations should contact the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards at conduct@ithaca.edu as soon as possible.

Funding provided for club events hosted in the Campus Center

Student organizations can apply for funds from the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) to host events in IC Square in the Ithaca College Campus Center. The OSE Campus Center Programming Team is providing up to $1,000 in funding to campus organizations selected to work with them. Organizations can use this money for event resources including food, supplies and prizes. Organizations that apply should also be willing to host consistent events in IC Square throughout the fall semester. Organizations can fill out an interest form online to apply for this funding and anyone with questions should contact OSE at ose@ithaca.edu.

Creative technology center open for the year for student projects

The Ithaca College Center for Creative Technology (CCT) has opened for the 2022-23 academic year. The CCT gives students access to many resources, including tools to create podcasts, make and edit films, laser cut wood and acrylic, sew, create jewelry, 3D print and use virtual reality technology. All campus community members have access to these resources and CCT creative tech specialists can provide support and guidance with the technology and projects. The CCT is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and 12:15 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The CCT room is located in Friends 102 and Job 102 and 103. Although drop-ins are welcome for CCT equipment, students can reserve CCT resources at ithaca.edu/cct.

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