“I think it provides a space for students who are interested in more than just a place to sleep at night,” Bobbe said.
“You can study through books, but by personal experiences, you get to master it,” he said. “The books won’t show you the language of the street. You need to go out and, for example, learn slang. These communities would help with the oral component.”
By increasing collaborative efforts, the Ithaca College School of Humanities and Sciences is expanding the number and nature of its programs to attract different kinds of students and offer more diverse opportunities.