With graduation on the horizon, Park Scholar seniors reflect on their time at IC
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
By Lauren Mazzo ’15
I spent my freshman and sophomore years plotting ways to get off campus—not that Ithaca isn’t wonderful, but I knew I wanted to see more of the world while in college. I settled on New York City with the ICNYC Program for my junior fall semester, hoping to land a big-time magazine internship...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Bethany George
As we begin the final few months here at Ithaca College, the beginnings of the next adventures are starting to evolve in our minds. It’s exciting being able to start pursuing some of our wildest dreams and lofty goals. We’ve been given advice, we have the skills, and soon it will be time to leap.
Thankfully, graduation, although heavy...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
By Lindsey Smith '14
I just dropped off two of my closest friends at their house after our final Park Scholar event, the End-of-Year Picnic. I listened to my fellow seniors talk about their identities that were found because of the program. We all reflected on our Ithaca experience and there was the mutual feeling that we would not be the individuals we are today without each...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
By Cady Lang '14
3000 miles. The approximate distance from the Bay Area, California to Ithaca, New York. The distance between the home I was born into, and the home I found.
Home is an interesting concept; it’s where we find comfort, rest, and identity. It’s just as much a physical place as it is a concept, a state of mind. We leave home to search for...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
By Jackson Eagan '14
Since the beginning of Fall 2013, I have been going every Wednesday to DeWitt Middle School with a group of other Park Scholars (Mia O'Brien & Samantha Towle in the fall, and Steven Brasley & Jesse Rolfe in the spring) to run a film/media club with middle schoolers. This has turned out to be an amazingly fulfilling and educational venture...