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The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

By Zhannz Gomez, Community Outreach Manager December 8, 2022
This year, The Ithacan is revisiting last year’s diversity report. The new diversity report was formulated by the current community outreach manager.
Orientation for freshmen and transfer students was held from Aug. 16 to 21, with an option for students to arrive Aug. 14 and participate in Jumpstart programs. Orientation is organized by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs, while Jumpstart is organized by the Office of Student Engagement.

Pre-semester programs see increase in attendance

By Clare Shanahan, Assistant News Editor August 24, 2022
New students flooded onto the IC campus throughout the week of Aug. 15 to attend pre-semester programming which had greater engagement than previous years.
After Shirley M. Collado, former president of Ithaca College, departed her position, the college has established a new scholarship that will aim to give tuition assistance to first-generation students in her name. 

New scholarship established in Shirley Collado’s name

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 2, 2022
Collado will be receiving the Latin honor President Emerita — a Latin honors distinction awarded when one leaves an institution that allows them to retain the title of their position.
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...

Panelists spoke about their experiences applying to and excelling in college as a first-generation student April 6.

First-generation students speak about their struggles

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 9, 2018
A panel of students at Ithaca College spoke about the additional pressures of being a first-generation student April 6. The event was the first in a monthlong Asian heritage celebration, Focus Asia Mo
Junior Elena Piech is an Emerging Media major studying in Buenos Aires for the Spring 2018 semester.

Piech in Palermo: Learning more than just language

By Elena Piech, Columnist March 6, 2018
"I am going to own up to the fact that I am learning," Elena Piech said. "And when I return to the United States, I am going to talk to my abuelos in Spanish."
The First-Generation Student Group was created by several Ithaca College students and became recognized by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs this semester. The group hopes to serve as an outlet for first-generation college students, the first in their family to attend college.

Q&A: Group focuses on first-generation students

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor October 19, 2016
The First Generation Organization is meant to be a place where students who are the first in their families to go to college can meet others experiencing similar struggles.
From left, Leslie Reid, manager of student accessibility services; Jeane Copenhaver-Johnson, interim associate dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences; and Fae Dremock, assistant professor of environmental studies and science, discuss the experiences of first-generation college students at the First-Generation Faculty and Student Discussion Panel March 31.

Ithaca College panel focuses on first-generation college students

By Annie Estes, Staff Writer April 2, 2016
Many first-generation college students deal with roadblocks during their college career, but their struggles are often overlooked, according to panelists who discussed their experiences at the First-Generation Faculty and Student Discussion Panel at noon March 31.
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