What clubs/organizations are you involved in?
- Ithacappella (I was just re-elected for my second year as president!)
- IC Outdoor Club
- Orientation (leader and mentor)
Have you been engaged in research, internship opportunities, student teaching, or conferences?
I’m currently conducting two different on-campus research projects. The first is a project about investigating how members of the LGBTQ+ community interact with the outdoors and nature in order to help broaden research on how marginalized communities experience limited inclusion and access to recreation. The second is a study on sex toys and investigating the role they play in people’s lives!
Why did you choose Ithaca College?
When I was looking at schools (I applied to 16!), I had no idea what I wanted to do. I had what felt like too many options and interests, and had no idea how to narrow them down. Choosing Ithaca felt right for a lot of reasons. When we visited, I really appreciated the intersection of bustling town and natural surroundings, and the Exploratory Program helped me to figure out what I was going to be interested in long-term without setting back my graduation time or learning.
Is there anything else you would want to share with a prospective student?
Something of a mantra for me during my college application process (and still rings true today) is just to try everything! You’ll always learn something.