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Senior Olivia DeVries writes about her experience studying abroad and encourages other healthcare students to take advantage of travel in college.

Commentary: Health care students benefit from studying abroad

By Olivia DeVries February 13, 2024
You have the ability to partake in experiences that allow you to take a step back and disconnect from your chosen career path.
Graduate student pole vaulter Dom Mikula is heading into his sixth year competing in college. Because of eligibility loopholes, he will be able to compete in the winter and spring seasons.

Student-athletes navigate COVID eligibility loopholes

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
In Spring 2020, the NCAA announced that student-athletes who did not compete in the 2020 spring sports season because of the COVID-19 pandemic would be granted an extra season of eligibility. 
What opportunities did IC give you?

What opportunities did IC give you?

By Stephanie Fine September 15, 2021
The RA position may have kept me from a traditional college experience, I can't be more thankful for all that the other RAs and my residents have taught me. 
Diane Long, associate professor in the Ithaca College Department of Occupational Therapy, was recently recognized by the American Occupational Therapy Association with the Roster of Fellows Award.

Q&A: OT Professor wins prestigious award

By John Turner November 22, 2020
It’s really an honor. There are not all that many people per year across the country who are recognized, so it's definitely an honor.
Junior Michael Caruso helps junior Sam Brown after the womens tennis match against the University of Rochester on April 4 in the Glazer Arena. Caruso is one of 26 athletes who is also an athletic training major.

Athletes find their stride in therapeutic majors

By Jeb Biggart, Staff Writer April 5, 2017
After suffering injuries themselves, athletes look towards health related fields as their future career paths in AT, OT, and PT.
Presentation and Graphic Design, an integrated marketing communications course, meets April 12 in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. IMC is one of many media majors at Ithaca College that is dominated by women, care-related majors also tend to be women-dominated.

Women dominate certain majors at Ithaca College

By Rachel Langlitz and Sophia Tulp April 12, 2016
Women make up the majority of students at Ithaca College and tend to dominate care-related and media majors at the college and in the workforce. However, some students and experts agree that this majority can cause negative stereotypes and implications for female workers.
Vito Boffoli is bringing his involvement with occupational therapy to the national scene as a student representative at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 16–19.

Senior takes lead in football and occupational therapy

By Madison Bess, Staff Writer April 15, 2015
Not only was senior Vito Boffoli a captain for the football team this past season, but he is also the president of the occupational therapy club, taking the leadership roles in the two most forefront areas of his life.
Karina McMahon, a fifth-year occupational therapy student, smiles with a child at the Prosthetics for Life Foundation, a clinic developed by former professor Kit Frank and her husband Robert Frank 73 in Ibarra, Ecuador.

Former professor starts Prosthetics for Life Foundation in Ecuador

By Mary Ford, Staff Writer October 1, 2014
Kit Frank, an Ithaca College adjunct professor from 2007-2011, and her husband Robert Frank '73 founded a clinic in Ecuador designed to give well-fitting prosthetics to those who need them.

ITHACA THIS WEEKEND: Nov. 22–24

November 22, 2013
All the Ithaca news you need for this weekend.
Senior Mika Milliriens wheelchair sits at the icy road that leads up to Terrace 3. Millirien was part of an Occupational Therapy class project that required her to spend 48 hours using a wheelchair.

Students question wheelchair accessibility

By Kristen Tomkowid, Staff Writer May 2, 2013
Ithaca College senior Mika Millirien discusses accessibility on campus and a class project that required her to spend 48 hours in a wheelchair.
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