With graduation on the horizon, Park Scholar seniors reflect on their time at IC
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
By Isabel Galupo '14
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” – Plato
I can honestly pinpoint two exact moments when my life changed forever. One was an unseasonably cold Spring day in the middle of a boisterous Passover Seder with family and friends. I had to leave the...
Monday, April 7, 2014
By Sam Mason '14
To this day, I still remember when I first found Ithaca College after doing a simple Internet search for the top ten film schools in the country. Ithaca College was the only school I had never heard of on that list. Intrigued, I clicked. Though it may sound cliché, I would have never guessed that one click was all it took for me to fall in love with Ithaca...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
By Meg Devlin '14
Four years ago, I never would have imagined that I would be the senior speaker at the Park Scholar Finalist Dinner, the one where I was so busy paying attention to which fork I was using, the speed at which I was chewing my food and how bad my palms were sweating — for fear that these insignificant details would factor into whether or not I received the...
Friday, February 28, 2014
By John Vogan '14
I’ll be honest (and Ithaca College’s latest “Ready” campaign would not be happy with me): I am not ready to write this blog post. I’ve had it in the back of my mind a while now, but even as I type I can’t believe the time has already come. The experiences I’ve been granted through this program and my time at IC...
Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Moriah Petty, '14
The theme for this year’s Park Scholar Saturday Seminar is international aid. Scrutinizing this issue allows us to deconstruct the motivation and effectiveness of aid and how to both think and act critically when it comes to humanitarianism. It is important to see where our “help” causes harm and where it may serve the best...