The responsibility to curate positive change can’t fall on the administration alone.
Done correctly, the ceremony could be completed in under 2 1/2 hours, which is certainly not “too long” given the many thousands of hours invested in an education.
Graduation is a time for recognition and celebration, and it is understandable if students at the college feel that the current commencement ceremonies are lacking in this aspect.
During the 2015 commencement, Lisa Kleeman was caught off-guard when she realized that her daughter was not going to walk during the graduation ceremony.
The photos, which have gone viral this week after the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12 and World Blood Donor Day on June 14, are part of a campaign by Ithaca College students and alumni called “My Blood Is Good.”
An Ithaca College sophomore got Merriam-Webster to change the dictionary definition of the word “nude” to be more inclusive for people of color.
Senior Charlotte Roberts is petitioning the City of Ithaca, the Town of Ithaca and the State Department of Transportation to create a sidewalk along New York State Route 96B, an area near the college prone to accidents.