When Ithaca College freshman Ethan Cepeda received the New York Daily News’ 2018 Hometown Hero Award, he didn’t even know award existed.
Think, center the person impacted, take care of yourself so you can be available if needed, and consciously and thoughtfully reach out and act.
Queer people of all races, genders, abilities, classes and cultures have fought for their ability to survive and have built their own communities in order to thrive.
Why wouldn’t officers receive mental health training when, statistically, one out of every four college-age individuals struggle with mental illness?
Students, faculty and staff expressed concern over rumors of racial incidents and president Tom Rochon’s handling of them following the election.
Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Center program director, discusses growing up in a small rural town in upstate New York, his experiences of homophobia in college, and the moment he decided to choose his career path as a professional advocate and educator for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
Amidst ongoing demands for more privacy and inclusivity in residence halls and on-campus restrooms, the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services partnered with the Office of Residential Life to build 12 new all-gender restrooms.