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Editorial: The college must continue to support first-generation students

Editorial: The college must continue to support first-generation students

By The Ithacan September 28, 2023
Since 2019, Ithaca College has received First-Generation Forward status from NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. It is essential that Ithaca College support first-generation students and foster their ability to find community at the college. 
Around 100 members of the campus community attended the gathering in Emerson Suites, where President La Jerne Cornish spoke about how the 2022–23 academic year has been progressing so far.  Cornish thanked the campus community for their work during the first half of the fall semester.

President’s Cabinet members give updates at State of the College

By Syd Pierre, News Editor October 19, 2022
Ithaca College President La Jerne Cornish and members of the President’s Cabinet gave updates to the campus community about enrollment, finances and student life at the State of the College gathering.
Meghan Callahan, art historian and experienced study-abroad professional, will be the new director for Ithaca College London Center starting April 18.

Ithaca College London Center announces new program director

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022
The search for a new director for the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) has concluded after several leadership changes in recent years.
What opportunities did IC give you?

What opportunities did IC give you?

By Gisela Rosa September 15, 2021
I have the opportunity to mentor folks and just be another hand of support for them. I do have my iffy moments about being here but I have no regrets.
Members of the Class of 2019 throw their caps as President Shirley Collado officially presents them as alumni. Senior Ezeka Allen, Class of 2019 president, spoke at the ceremony and observed a moment of silence for former IC student Anthony Nazaire.

Ithaca College honors Class of 2019 at Commencement

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer May 19, 2019
Ithaca College’s Class of 2019 was encouraged to go boldly into a future supporting equity and inclusiveness at the college’s 124th Commencement.
Editorial: New first-gen living space adds to support network

Editorial: New first-gen living space adds to support network

March 6, 2019
Ultimately, building this new living community is demonstrative of the Office of Residential Life’s understanding of first-generation students’ needs.
The Brown Girl Chronicles- Being First Gen

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- Being First Gen

February 20, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/ithacan-main/the-brown-girl-chronicles-being-first-gen   On this episode of The Brown Girl Chronicles Sobeida Discusses what it is like to be a first-generation college...

First-generation students face distinctive challenges

First-generation students face distinctive challenges

By Mahad Olad April 6, 2017
The decision to pursue postsecondary education outside of my home came with the price of leaving my family behind. It was emotional and tumultuous.
From left, Marlowe Padilla 16 and sophomores Alexa Ubeda and Cindy Prado are  rst-generation students. During the Spring 2015 semester, Padilla studied abroad in Australia.

First-generation students at Ithaca College driven to succeed

By Celisa Calacal, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 9, 2015
First-generation college students, the first in their family to attend higher education, face various challenges but are driven by their family background to achieve success.
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