Great experiences can be anywhere: Many students are drawn to big cities when it comes to internships, but it’s not necessary to travel far and wide to do something worthwhile for your future. John O’Hara ’09 learned that last fall while interning with the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA).
The DIA is a nonprofit organization that serves as a...
Unique partnership brings students and seniors together: Last fall, Sabrina Higgins ’09 traveled to Longview, a residential senior community in Ithaca, twice a week to teach Harold Sweet, 95, how to use a computer. When they began he didn’t even know how to turn it on, but after a few weeks he was e-mailing with his family. “He didn’t...
Let’s face it, dining hall food can get a little predictable. Though there is something undeniably comforting about knowing there will be mashed potatoes every other Wednesday, even non-gourmet palates tend to crave a bit of culinary adventure.
The IC Culinary Arts Club is the perfect refuge for students who long for a custom-made meal.
Students who like to cook...
The fusion of chemistry and art: I am an art history major, but I didn't start out that way. I was originally an exploratory student. During that time I fulfilled my general education requirements.
When I was registering for these classes, my adviser informed me about an experimental class called Chemistry and Art.
Chemistry and art? Together? Are...
My intimate look at therapeutic recreation: Through the years, Ithaca College has developed a strong and meaningful relationship with students and teachers of the Franziska Racker Center, a nonprofit organization founded in 1948 that serves children, adolescents, and adults with special needs.
Once a week a group of about 20 young children from the center are bused to...
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