Fully compensating RAs is not only imperative to relieving this stress but also to ethically and accurately compensate RAs for the work they do.
With over 25,000 students returning to the Ithaca area, Ithaca College is in the process of assessing long- and short-term water conservation efforts in the midst of the worst drought in Tompkins County since 1999. Despite recent rain, the drought is still in effect.
Ithaca College administrators approved additions to the college’s “Residential Life Rules and Regulations” that prohibit the presence of empty alcohol containers and other alcohol paraphernalia, and are now in effect for the 2016–17 academic year.
With sexual assault awareness month’s coming to a close, students and administrators at Ithaca College are saying the college can improve its sexual assault education by making the college’s resources more accessible and driving a more effective conversation on campus.
“I learn other people’s stories, and I learn about their other experiences, and that kind of just opens my eyes to different points of view, and it helps me get to know truly about a subject that, for example, racism, goes deeper, a lot deeper…”
Ithaca College resident assistants are not satisfied with the compensation they receive based on their job duties and workload. RAs at the college receive less compensation than RAs who work at other similar-sized private institutions.
Relaxed chatter and laughter filled the Textor 103 lecture hall as approximately 20 students gathered to participate in an hour-long game of Black History Jeopardy on Feb. 11.
With the implementation of Ithaca College’s strategic vision, IC 20/20, well under way, several departments are organizing initiatives to tackle the vision’s 11 Diversity Strategic Plan Goals.
Ithaca College is working with the Student Government Association to organize focus groups to gather more qualitative feedback about the Integrative Core Curriculum.