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From left to right, sophomores Bella Dandrea and Caitlyn Wagner represent the Asexual Club, a new club at Ithaca College, at the student organization fair in August 2023.

IC organizations adjust to recognition process

By Jadyn Davis, Senior Staff Writer September 20, 2023
With over 250 clubs at Ithaca College for students to join, the recognition process that clubs have to complete each semester has raised some concerns, as organizations are facing new requirements this academic year.  
The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life created the Center for IDEAS in 2018 to support underrepresented students at the college.

Director of Center for IDEAS leaves college

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor March 17, 2021
RahK Lash, director for the Center for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Social Change (IDEAS), left the college March 15 to pursue another opportunity. 
Rosanna Ferro, vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life, held discussion sessions for students, faculty and staff in October 2017 when she first came to campus.

Student affairs division to undergo organizational changes

By Madison Fernandez, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2018
Ferro said she has taken the past six months to get to understand the campus and student experience through meetings and events.
Ithaca College students pose for a picture in Washington D.C. where they volunteered as a part of one of the Alternative Spring Break trips offered by OSEMA. Other students volunteered in Virginia, North Carolina, Canada and Michigan.

Students spend spring break on volunteer trips

By Bianca Mestiza, Contributing Writer March 22, 2017
“It was really amazing to get to know the women the organization benefits, as well as meeting the people who make everything happen,” Bednarz said.
Conor Friend, Class of 2018 senator, and Senator-at-Large Seondre Carolina present the Allocations Committee Reform II Bill at the Feb. 13 Student Governance Council meeting.

IC SGC passes bill that sets guidelines for spending

By Ryan King, Staff Writer February 15, 2017
Ithaca College’s Student Governance Council passed the Allocations Committee Reform II Bill and elected three new senators Feb. 13.
Twelve sport managment students and two professors had the opportunity to volunteer at the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. They volunteered at the Super Bowl Live event, a fan festival outside of the stadium, where they ran different games.

Twelve Ithaca College students volunteer at Super Bowl in Houston

By Caitie Ihrig, Assistant Sports Editor February 7, 2017
Twelve students and two professors had the opportunity to volunteer at the Super Bowl in Houston. Senior Brandon Buksbaum talked about his experience.
Juniors Kaylee Warner and Barbara Chelchowski read pagan texts during the Sept. 20 meeting of the IC Pagan Community. The group holds several seasonal celebrations that parallel similar holidays in other religions and cultures.

Crystal clear: IC Pagan Community connects uncommon faiths

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer December 7, 2016
In describing the religion, Belkin said paganism is an umbrella term for a number of different earth-based systems of belief.
Editorial: Civic engagement office continues to lack support

Editorial: Civic engagement office continues to lack support

September 28, 2016
The failure of the Office of Civic Engagement is a prime example of an initiative that seemed to be all talk and no action.
A new space for the Office of Civic Engagement has been designated in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center at Ithaca College. However, the office is unoccupied and “on hold,” pending a search for a new executive director.

Office of Civic Engagement on hold during search for director

By Annie Estes and Sophia Tulp September 28, 2016
The Ithaca College Office of Civic Engagement is currently “on hold” pending the selection of a new executive director.
Junior Elena Haskins leads a Human Expression Through Arts Resident Development program meeting in the Student Activities Center Sept. 27. Haskins said to her, volunteering is not simply a way to fill out a resume, but her interest stems from a sense of duty to give back and a self-realization about privilege.

IC junior gives back through the arts with incarcerated youth

By Ben Kaplan, Contributing Writer September 27, 2016
To Elena Haskins, volunteering isn't a way to complete a resume. She said her interest stems from a duty to give back and a realization of privilege.
This announcement follows the committees decision to close the search in December to ensure the confidentiality of the candidates.

President Rochon creates goals for remainder of his presidency

By Sophia Tulp, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2016
The Ithaca College leadership has narrowed its areas of focus for the last 17 months of President Tom Rochon’s tenure. The college will focus on enhancing academics, strengthening engagement and growing the financial health of the college, while also continuing work on shared governance and diversity and inclusion.
IC Step Team performed a cultural dance to celebrate African-American heritage during the Reclaiming Blackness event.

Power of Performance: Student showcase reclaims blackness

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
Led by IC Sister 2 Sister, members of the Ithaca College community of color celebrated African-American heritage during Black History Month.
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