In the fall, the U.S. Department of State gave Catholic Charities of Tompkins and Tioga County permission to bring 50 refugees to Ithaca.
Van der Werf also said the issue of finances is obviously not the only aspect of making a college decision, and he said the education itself should be factored in.
The events of this year’s celebration are centered around “the ultimate weakness of violence,” a topic taken from King’s last book, “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?”
To Elena Haskins, volunteering isn’t a way to complete a resume. She said her interest stems from a duty to give back and a realization of privilege.
Two cars collided around 3:45 p.m. Sept. 15 outside the main entrance of Ithaca College around resulting in one, occupied by an Ithaca College student, flipping on its side.
Ithaca College held a community gathering to discuss the violent tragedies that took place in the world over the summer and to foster a sense of togetherness among the college community.