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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

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.
Senior Delia Ammaturo writes about her experience studying abroad and particularly the differences she noticed between European and American food.

Commentary: Food regulations across the pond and the difference they make

By Delia Ammaturo October 26, 2023
One year ago, I made the decision to study abroad for three months in Barcelona, Spain. I was yearning for a change of pace and new experiences, people and cultures. Most importantly, I was over the moon that I was about to experience a plethora of European cuisines in the places where they originated.
Senior Mandy Myers strongly believes in the power of exploration and facing rejection in order to grow as a student, and as a person. She says that more people should leave their comfort zones.

Commentary: Students must embrace exploration and rejection

By Mandy Myers August 31, 2022
Welcome to Mandy’s guide on how to not fear rejection and why trying new things is a vital part of a young adult's life and growth.
CAPS director Brian Petersen and Ron Dow, a social worker with CAPS and Let’s Talk coordinator, work to support Ithaca College students who are studying abroad

Let’s Talk connects IC students studying abroad with CAPS

By Eleanor Kay, Staff Writer April 5, 2022
150 IC students are studying abroad in Spring 2022. The Let’s Talk program in CAPS has helped students transition to their new environments.
 Ithaca College students enthusiastically began to study abroad again and are sharing it on social media.

Park students decide to go global on Instagram

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 10, 2022
After study abroad programs were unavailable for the 2020–21 academic year, Ithaca College students enthusiastically began to study abroad again and are sharing it on social media.
What is your experience post virtual learning?

What is your experience post virtual learning?

By Emily Guderian November 3, 2021
My schedule is full to the max, with barely any time to breathe, but after a year in my pajamas, I would not have it any other way. 
Senior Maria Dobkowski explains why Ithaca College should implement more programs to help support and guide transfer students. She illustrates her own experience being a transfer student at the college.

Transfer students need more help

By Maria dobkowski October 21, 2021
Personally, I think Ithaca College should have a program dedicated to transfer students who may be behind or feeling discouraged.
What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

What college myths have you learned aren’t true?

By Emily Guderian September 23, 2021

I thought college would just be a larger, more challenging version of high school, but with more parties. My expectation when arriving the first week was that I would automatically find my best friends...

What opportunities did IC give you?

What opportunities did IC give you?

By Gisela Rosa September 15, 2021
I have the opportunity to mentor folks and just be another hand of support for them. I do have my iffy moments about being here but I have no regrets.
Junior Eleanor Kay discussed the opportunities that come with studying or going abroad. She encourages students to take advantage of the study abroad programs offered at Ithaca College.

Commentary: Traveling offers opportunity to gain new perspective

By Eleanor Kay September 2, 2021
I’ve come to realize that I can take a dramamine and get over my hatred of flying if it means I get to meet people who look and sound different than me.
A group of Ithaca College students go on a hike to the Hollywood sign while studying away at the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program.

Study abroad programs open after closing due to COVID-19

By Jillian Bleier, Assistant News Editor August 25, 2021
Study abroad programs are running again for the first time after they were shut down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students at the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) in May 2019. The ICLC was closed for the 2020–21 academic year due to COVID-19 but plans to reopen in Fall 2021, as well as undergo structural changes.

Ithaca College London Center to undergo structural changes

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
The Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) is hoping to reopen in Fall 2021, with plans to make potential administration and structural changes.
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