By Kyle Stewart, ’18
Community service is an integral part of the Park Scholar Program. While we each volunteer extensively on and off campus, the only requirement is that we partake in one of three group service projects with fellow Park Scholars. This is hardly viewed as a requirement, however, since group service is such an enriching experience. The three group...
By Zach Briggs, '15
Over winter break I traveled with 15 senior Park Scholars to New Orleans, Louisiana. Like the senior class before us, we stayed at Camp Hope, a volunteer base located in St. Bernard Parish. Throughout the week, we aided original residents of the Lower Ninth Ward with the rebuilding of their homes that had been destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in...
By Emily Masters
Park Scholar group service projects are easily one of my favorite parts of being a member of the scholar community. Not only do these projects challenge us to use our media skills to give back to the Ithaca community, but they also create bonds between scholars through meaningful experience.
Every year, each Park Scholar participates in one of...
By Jaclyn Cheri
For the past five years, the Ithaca College Park Scholars have hosted Concert for a Cure, an event to support the American Cancer Society and its fight against cancer. This year, the Scholars decided to take a new direction with this community service project. A title change from “Concert for a Cure” to “Concert for a Community”...