With graduation on the horizon, Park Scholar seniors reflect on their time at IC
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...
Saturday, May 11, 2013
By Kyla Pigoni, '13
When I was applying to college four and a half years ago, I thought I knew my whole future. While my friends were checking the “undecided” box, I was confidently throwing all my effort into applying to the best journalism schools in the country. I had dreams of being the next Christiane Amanpour and breaking the news at a global level. During my first...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
By Lillie Fleshler, '13
I guess if I've learned anything throughout my four years here, it is that wherever I am, I will find something I can be a part of, and be passionate about. It's all about working with what’s around you, and community is key. I have been fortunate enough to belong to various different communities across the globe, and each one has welcomed me in with open...
Saturday, March 30, 2013
By Lauren Mateer, '13
When I came to Ithaca College, I had very little experience travelling anywhere outside of the United States. Apart from a week long high school orchestra trip to Vancouver and another week in Costa Rica with my Spanish class, plus a short trip to Niagara Falls with my family, I had never travelled outside of the country, and rarely without my family. I know that...