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Jacqueline Winslow, director of New Student and Transition Programs, discusses the overall logistics and staffing changes for the new fall orientation model at the Dec. 4 student feedback session.

College restructures fall orientation for incoming freshmen

By Erika Liberati, Contributing Writer December 13, 2018
Ithaca College has re-evaluated its freshman orientation process in an attempt to make the experience more helpful for incoming students.
First-generation freshmen students went to a program event in the Taughannock Falls room in Ithaca College Square on Aug. 25 as part of the pilot year of the First Look Program, a program to help first-generation students.

New program aims to ease college transition for first-generation students

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer September 4, 2018
First-generation students are often put at a disadvantage when entering college. Because first-generation college students usually do not have the same historical social, cultural and financial capita
SOKE’ O. Lane, grandmaster and senior instructor of “SeiDako” taiko drumming, a combination of Asian, African and Latin drumming rhythms, leads Ithaca’s first  professional taiko group, established in 1996, at Streets Alive! on Sept. 17.

College Briefs Sept. 20

September 20, 2017
College Briefs Sept. 20
Ithaca College has announced its new open-housing policy — a housing option that enables students to select roommates regardless of their sex or gender. Freshmen Anna Gardner and Joe Simpson plan on utilizing the open-housing policy in the fall.

Ithaca College allows students of different sex to be roommates

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer February 23, 2016
Ithaca College recently announced its new open-housing policy, allowing students to select roommates regardless of sex or gender.
Concerns arose at the SGA meeting after senior Dominick Recckio, the president of the SGA and the sponsor of the vote of no confidence bill, said his plan was that he would be the only person who would have access to the results of the vote during the voting period.

SGA gives access to voting results to adviser, not president

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
The SGA debated at its Nov. 2 meeting how the results of the upcoming student vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon should be handled during the voting period.
Maura Cullen spoke about diversity topics during an address to freshmen Sept. 9 in Emerson Suites.

Diversity speaker Maura Cullen addresses freshman class

By Meredith Husar, Contributing Writer September 15, 2015
Maura Cullen spoke to Ithaca College freshmen about the importance of “creating a culture and climate of care and respect” both on campus and throughout their everyday lives Sept. 9.
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