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Tanya Saunders, assistant provost of international programs and extended studies, said Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year. Currently, the college has 249 affiliated study abroad programs available to students. The revised list has 68 total, 22 of which are new programs.

Ithaca College plans to cut more than half of abroad programs

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer May 3, 2016
The Office of International Programs at Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year.
Patricia Spencer, faculty director of service-learning for the Office of Civic Engagement stands in the new office space.

Office of Civic Engagement receives new office space at IC

By Parita Desai, Contributing Writer December 1, 2015
The Office of Civic Engagement was given a physical space this year on the third floor of the Campus Center that students can use to meet with outside community partners.
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.
Student Government Association senators Charlotte Robertson and Kaitlin Logsdon vote at the Oct. 26 meeting. The senate passed a bill to initiate a student vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon. The polls will open Nov. 4.

SGA to initiate student vote of no confidence in Tom Rochon

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 28, 2015
In response to recent campus protests, racial tensions and issues of exclusivity, the Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a bill Oct. 26 to initiate a student vote of no confidence regarding President Tom Rochon.

SGA passes bill to increase student representation on committees

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 21, 2015
The Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a bill Oct. 12 designed to further student representation on collegewide committees.
From left: Senator-at-large candidate Seondre Carolina and Class of 2019 candidates Thomas Horgan and Lanise Starnes present their platforms Sept. 14.

Ithaca College SGA won’t pass major bills until senate filled

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer September 16, 2015
The Ithaca College Student Government Association is struggling to fill its senate and is looking to generate more student interest in senate positions.
Ithaca College master plan imagines vision for future

Ithaca College master plan imagines vision for future

By Sabrina Knight, Senior Writer September 7, 2015
In 20 years, Ithaca College could look drastically different. An indoor spine could connect the Center for Health Sciences to the Gannett Center. A large amphitheater may overlook the fountains and Cayuga Lake.
Junior Kyle James, current vice president of communications for the SGA and next years vice president of academic affairs, is a leading a student effort to develop a queer studies minor.

Queer studies minor may take more than five years to develop

By Avalon Singer, Staff Writer April 29, 2015
Despite support from students and faculty members for developing a queer studies minor at Ithaca College, creating such a minor may take up to five years or more due to the complexity of developing courses and finding professors to teach those courses.

Ithaca College Student Government Association statement on microaggressions

Ithaca College Student Government Association responsd to the media attention regarding the microagressions bill passed on March 16.
As a second-year student, Laurence Welch plans to graduate with a bachelors degree in computer science in May 2015.

Computer science major prepares to graduate in second year

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer March 4, 2015
As a second-year student, senior Laurence Welch will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in computer science in May 2015. He said he graduated from Bard High School Early College with a high school diploma and associate’s degree in liberal arts, which allowed him to enter the college with 64 credits and full completion of the liberal arts requirements.
Tara Andrews, the Elect Her facilitator from the American Association of University Women speakers bureau, led exercises that emulated the development of a campaign as part of the Women Leaders Series.

Ithaca College holds second monthlong Women Leaders Series

By Yane Ahn, Staff Writer February 25, 2015
Ithaca College is holding its second Women Leaders Series from Feb. 21 to March 21, a month of workshops and discussions designed to provide learning opportunities for women who are in or want to be in positions of power.
Sophomore Griffin Schultz wrote the bill SGA passed to provide a set of requirements on how to better structure and administer the survey in future years.

Ithaca College SGA passes bill in response to survey results

By Natalie Shanklin, Assistant News Editor February 18, 2015
After the results of the Fall 2012 Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey were released 2 1/2 years after the survey’s initial distribution, the Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a bill Feb. 16 with a 13–1 vote to provide a set of requirements on how to better structure and administer the survey in future years.
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