From the time I could form a sentence and read a story on my own, I knew I wanted to be a writer. And after reading an article about global warming in eighth grade, I realized that I wanted to educate and inspire people through the written word. I wanted to write about the environment in a way that moved people.
Ithaca College’s environmental studies program has been growing steadily since its inception. The addition of new majors and opportunities has given students the chance to explore their own ideas and learn from the experiences of others in the field. One of the most exciting of these is IC’s partnership with EcoVillage at Ithaca (EVI), a sustainable living community located just minutes from the College.
This past February, I joined a group of Ithaca College students who traveled to our nation’s capital for Power Shift 2009, a four-day conference devoted entirely to discussing climate change.
As an environmental studies major, I was proud to be part of a group gathering to tell Congress and the Obama administration that we believe that dealing with climate change is not only the...
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