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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library held their Fall Book Sale from Oct. 8 to 25. Prior to the start of every sale, donations of books, CDs, DVDs and more are collected from the community, with the goal of selling 80% of all inventory by the end of the sale. Any items that are not sold by the end are donated to ThriftBooks.

Old books receive new life at community book sale

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor October 26, 2022
Cardboard boxes and paper bags line the entrance of the warehouse for customers to use as they peruse through aisles of old books at the Fall Book Sale.
Sophomore Alyssa Meta writes on the board while volunteering at South Hill Elementary School. She is one of approximately 15 Ithaca College students participating in the South Hill Mentorship Program.

IC students volunteer at South Hill Elementary School

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer March 19, 2019
Many students at Ithaca College participate in the South Hill mentorship program and mentor students at the South Hill Elementary School.
From left, sophomores Elise Littlefield and Diamond Watt volunteer at an Ithaca Underground show on Feb. 26 for hip-hop groups Milo, Elucid and Ithaca local, Sammus. The performance at The Haunt, along with many other IU shows, allow Ithaca College students to get involved in the music scene in Ithaca.

Students volunteering in Ithaca Underground build community

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer March 8, 2017
Ithaca Underground advertises itself as an organization that provides an inclusive environment fostering exploration of artistic style for bands.
Christina DiLuzio (left) and sophomore Alex Blas (right) hold up post-it notes from their recent campaign to improve student moral during midterm week.

Random Acts of Kindness club aims to lift students’ spirits

By Madeline Veneziano, Contributing Writer March 7, 2017
Hiding notes around campus is just one of the activities the Random Acts of Kindness club does weekly.
Ithaca College Students Finish MLK Week with Day of Service

Ithaca College Students Finish MLK Week with Day of Service

By Matt Maloney, Assistant Multimedia Editor January 30, 2017
Students from Ithaca College volunteered around the community for the annual MLK Day of Service.
Kris Bosela (Bottom row, first from left) volunteering at Camp Campbell, a YMCA camp in Boulder Creek, California on a charter service trip with other Ithaca College students.

Graduate student builds communities through volunteer work

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer January 24, 2017
Bosela’s first trip with OSEMA was during the spring break of his junior year, when he traveled to Kiptopeke State Park in Virginia.
Senior Kevin Doubleday is president of the Ithaca College Habitat for Humanity chapter, vice president of Student Volunteers for Special Olympics New York and treasurer of Big Brothers/Big Sisters the colleges campus.

IC Student dedicates himself to community service

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer December 7, 2016
Graduation is fast approaching for Doubleday, but he said all that he’s learned as a volunteer will help him after he leaves the college in May.
From left, freshmen Tsz Shan Peony Lee and Ryley MacKay, Becky  Sibner ’14 and freshmen Robin Reiterman Curtis and Kathleen McAleese dig out trail culverts in Robert Treman State Park.

Ithaca College students dedicate their fall break to service

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer October 21, 2015
Four students traveled to the Rescue Mission in Syracuse, New York, and five to the Finger Lakes parks from Oct. 15 to 18 for the trips, which were organized and hosted by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs.
From left: Cornell University juniors Neha Dutta and Alex Gribbin were present at Downtown Ithaca Childrens Centers Harvest Dinner on Nov. 13. Donors may choose to give to partner agencies, like DICC, through United Way.

United Way campaign seeks donations to help Tompkins County

By Ramya Vijayagopal, Assistant News Editor November 19, 2014
Ithaca College has continued its campaign to raise funds through an online donation system for United Way, a national network of nonprofit organizations.
​Ithaca College students sit by their completed railing system for a nature trail at Historic Ruby, Tennessee, at the 2014 Alternative Spring Break trip.

Volunteer opportunities for Spring Break 2015 announced

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 29, 2014
While many students enjoy spring break at home, others use their time off to volunteer for a variety of causes through Ithaca College.

Students participate in Service Saturday through local organizations

By Aisling Brennan, Contributing Writer September 17, 2014
Volunteers from around Ithaca gathered to bring awareness to social issues like AIDS, hunger and malnutrition in an effort to give back to their communities.
What role has volunteer work played in your college career?

Snap Judgment– Volunteering

By Deanna Romanoff and Emma McQuade April 10, 2014
Ithaca College students answer the question "What role has volunteer work played in your college career?"
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