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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Carli McConnell presents her campaign platform at the April 18 SGC meeting. McConnell was elected SGC president for the 2023–24 academic year.

Q&A: New SGC president puts focus on student engagement

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer August 28, 2023

Senior Carli McConnell was elected president of the Ithaca College Student Governance Council (SGC) for the 2023–2024 academic year April 25. The election was subject to controversy, as election results...

Students who are nominated for the award must show leadership skills and significant accomplishments, in addition to having participated in campus life in numerous ways during their time at the college.

Ithaca College announces Campus Life Award recipients

By The Ithacan April 12, 2023
Ithaca College awarded 10 seniors with the 2022–23 Campus Life Award for their continuous service to the campus community.
From left, sophomores Zoe Williams, Hannah Goodrich and senior Shosh Cohen look at coloring pages during Theatre Lab in IC Square, a series of events intended for the campus community.

Theater club hosts events to engage campus community

By Lily Lipka, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022
A calm settled over IC Square as students quietly chatted over their fall-themed coloring pages on Oct. 24 at “Theatre Lab in IC Square."
From left, senior Carlos Abreu, vice president of academic affairs of the SGC, and Interim Provost Melanie Stein discuss initiatives at the March 7 meeting.

SGC expresses concern regarding changes at the college

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 10, 2022
SGC discussed its constituents’ concerns and questions March 7, regarding changes at the college like curriculum revision and the mask mandate.
The Student Governance Council (SGC) is in the research phase for several bills like a physical and mental health day bill, a bill that would extend library hours, a dining bill and an initiative to update the Improved Campus Lighting Bill.

SGC holds bill-writing workshop and discusses initiatives

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2022
SGC is working on several bills like a bill that would extend library hours, a dining bill and an to update the Improved Campus Lighting Bill.

IC Got Talent showcases student performers

November 17, 2021

Student leadership consultants in the office of student engagement hosted IC Got Talent Nov. 14 in IC Square. Students sang, played instruments and performed comedy songs. 

Sophomore Julia Young discusses the impact of the faculty cuts and how they will affect student morale and engagement beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commentary: Will spring ever arrive at Ithaca College?

By Julia Young March 3, 2021
Professors contribute to campus culture, they are involved in student life and they motivate their students to be leaders in our community.
Student organizations at Ithaca College are focusing on building a sense of community virtually during the remote fall semester

Student organizations prepare virtual events and clubs

By Alex Hartzog and Julia Stitely October 7, 2020
Student organizations at Ithaca College are focusing on building a sense of community virtually during the remote fall semester
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado speaks at the All-College Gathering on Sept. 22. At the gathering, she spoke about decreased enrollment and impending college-wide cuts.

Collado discusses finances and enrollment at All-College Gathering

By Alexis Manore, News Editor September 25, 2020
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado spoke about decreases in enrollment and collegewide cuts for Fall 2020 at the All-College Gathering on Sept. 22.
From left, Senior Research Analyst Elijah Earl, Chief Analytics Officer Yuko Mulugetta and senior President’s Fellow Anna Gardner discuss the National Survey of Student Engagement. This survey has previously struggled to garner enough student responses to yield legitimate data.

SGC gives feedback on response rate of upcoming student survey

By Alexis Manore, Staff Writer December 4, 2018
Representatives from the Office of Analytics and Institutional Research spoke to SGC about the 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement.
Jumpstart is a program for incoming freshmen and transfer students. Students can choose from four program tracks that introduce them to the city of Ithaca.

Jumpstart program introduces incoming students to Ithaca

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life and Culture Editor August 27, 2018
Across Ithaca, incoming freshmen are hiking the Finger Lakes region, swinging through ropes courses and volunteering throughout the community.
Editorial: Student engagement key in growing diversity talks

Editorial: Student engagement key in growing diversity talks

By The Ithacan September 21, 2016
There are students on campus who are interested in having discussions on race, and it is the onus of these similarly passionate faculty and staff members to get in contact with these students.
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