To honor graduating seniors, the Modern Languages and Literature department hosted a graduation party and annual Journey’s Competition.
Veltri pitched the idea for the fundraiser event, Love and Aid for Amatrice, which the Ithaca College Italian Club hosted Nov. 11 in Emerson Suites.
The Park School will offer an animation minor, and H&S will offer linguistics and translation minors. The three minors will include classes that are new to the college and classes that already exist.
“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.