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IC sees decrease enrollment of international students

IC sees decrease enrollment of international students

By Falyn Stempler, Staff Writer April 18, 2017
Many international students said the lack of diversity in the town of Ithaca and the lack of financial aid are the main reasons for international students not returning.
Pictured above is a rally held Jan. 28 in the city of Ithaca in response to President Donald Trumps rhetoric toward immigrants. On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order severely limiting travel from seven predominantly muslim countries into the United Sates.

Trump’s immigration order impacts Ithaca College community

By Erin Conway and Grace Elletson February 1, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 27 severely restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Tanya Saunders, assistant provost of international programs and extended studies, said Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year. Currently, the college has 249 affiliated study abroad programs available to students. The revised list has 68 total, 22 of which are new programs.

Ithaca College plans to cut more than half of abroad programs

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer May 3, 2016
The Office of International Programs at Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year.
Members of the Ithaca College administration, including Nancy Pringle, senior vice president and general counsel for the Division of Human and Legal Resources, are in the process of meeting with staff members in departments that experienced cuts through the college’s workforce analysis to debrief on how employees are adjusting.

Ithaca College administration debriefs staff after cuts

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer March 9, 2016
Fifty-nine staff positions were cut in 29 departments at Ithaca College since August 2013 through the workforce analysis initiative.

Commentary: Rochon owes answer about IC China Center

By Maura Stephens January 26, 2016
No matter how we may individually feel about a permanent Ithaca College presence in China, Dr. Guan and the entire campus were assured by the administration years ago that one would be established.
Tanya Saunders, assistant provost of international programs and extended studies, said Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year. Currently, the college has 249 affiliated study abroad programs available to students. The revised list has 68 total, 22 of which are new programs.

Ithaca College to host 18th environmental film festival

By Aidan Quigley, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2015
FLEFF is a local annual film festival in its 18th year and has been sponsored by Ithaca College since 2004. This year’s festival will include films on several topics, ranging from New York City rooftop farmers to the crisis in the Congo, all under the umbrella theme of habitats.
Ithaca attracts, but doesnt retain, international graduates

Ithaca attracts, but doesn’t retain, international graduates

By Kayla Dwyer and Tara Stacy September 17, 2014
Ithaca, New York, home to three collegiate institutions, attracts the highest concentration of international students in the country, yet the city loses these constituents to bigger cities and a restrictive visa process.

European travel enhances learning

By Brandon Adelbock, Contributing Writer October 23, 2013

As Ithaca College strives to achieve the goals set out in the IC 20/20 strategic plan, professors at the college are creating opportunities for students to enrich their education through global educational...

Tanya Saunders, assistant provost for international studies and special projects, said china offers unique educational and cultural experiences.

Ithaca College to open China center in Shanghai

By TinaMarie Craven, Staff Writer October 2, 2013
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon signed an agreement last week confirming the college’s commitment to discussing the proposed China center at the Shanghai Normal University.

ICNYC is back in session

By Elma Gonzalez, News Editor November 11, 2012
The Ithaca College New York City program was back in session this week at the Cornell ILR Conference Center.
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