“Oh my God! I love your accent! Where are you from?”
Arriving on campus in August after leaving her home in the bustling city of Mumbai, India, freshman Shreya Kadam walked around Ithaca College, feeling uneasy and wondering how to find her place and build connections in the college community.
Now that the ban has been blocked by federal courts, the college is still preparing housing for international students who may need it for the summer.
Ithaca College sophomores Ji-Hye Lee and Eva Garcia Ferres discuss stories of their immigration to the U.S. and roads to international citizenship.
Ithaca, New York, home to three collegiate institutions, attracts the highest concentration of international students in the country, yet the city loses these constituents to bigger cities and a restrictive visa process.
With the increase in student requests for housing accommodation during breaks in the past several years, the Office of Residential Life has announced it will allow students to remain in any of the residential halls and residential apartments during Thanksgiving and spring breaks.
Senior Emilio Martinez Zurita de la Garza talks about his commitment to the theatre department, the Leadership Scholars program, the Honors Program and IC Teatro.
As more Chinese students every year study at American universities, their experience becomes increasingly important to understand. Step into some Chinese students’ shoes as they talk about stepping outside of their comfort zone in a country an ocean away from their home.