For most college students, classes involve a classroom, homework is done in the library, and dorm rooms are meant for studying and sleeping.
For outdoor adventure and leadership (OAL) majors, classes and homework are done outdoors, and fieldwork may have students sleeping anywhere from a tent to a snow cave.
Check out this video of the OAL immersion...
ITHACA, NY — Thanks to the organizing ability of Ithaca College senior Nick Tessoni, Town of Ithaca officials will join other local dignitaries on Friday, May 1, to celebrate the opening of the Town’s first community garden. The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. at 200 Conifer Drive, off Route 79 West, next to Conifer Village Apartments....
Two faculty members and six students from the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies presented at the New York State Recreation and Parks Society's annual conference on Long Island.
ITHACA, NY — Making blankets might seem like a chore to some, but for students, faculty and post-rehabilitation stroke survivors at Ithaca College’s Center for Life Skills (CLS), it’s a way to make friendships and recover functional skills a lot of people take for granted.
The blanket-making effort at the Center for Life Skills is part of a joint service learning...
At the New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association (NYSTRA) conference, Janice Elich Monroe and therapeutic recreation major Hannah Louis presented a session titled, "Utilizing Community Projects as a Recreational Therapy Intervention." Deborah Silver '04 presented on "Stress Management: The Benefits of Involvement and Breath."
Silver and Gillian Mason '06 serve as members of NYSTRA's board of directors. Bethany Humphrey '04 served on the social committee for this conference, which was held March 28-31 in Saratoga Springs.